Centers on Hollywood's first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930s, Monroe Stahr, and the power struggle between him and his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady.
Did You Know?
In the pilot episode, during a meeting with a Nazi doctor who leans on Monroe Stahr in regards to anti-German content, the executives mention studios who go along with the contract listing, among others, Warner Bros. In fact, Warner Bros. was the only studio to ignore this and jeopardized their major supporter of American produced movies. See more
In the opening scene telling the story of Minna Davis, the Brady-American News card shows the copyright date as MXMXXXVI. MXM is improper usage and given the period should read MCMXXXVI, which translates to 1936. See more
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Affairs of State
Written by Ronald Hamner See more