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Sidney Korshak

Sidney Korshak | Wikipedia

The Man Who Kept The Secrets | Vanity Fair, April 6, 1997
One of the great hidden figures of 20th-century organized crime, attorney Sidney Korshak was thought by many to be the most powerful man in Hollywood for the last half-century. Until his death last year, he remained an impeccably dressed enigma whose power reached deep into the lives of Jimmy Hoffa, Frank Sinatra, Lew Wasserman, and Ronald Reagan....
Hollywood was largely the invention of Eastern European Jewish immigrants and their sons. Twentieth-century organized crime in America was a primarily Jewish-Italian coalition that shared the sensibilities but lacked the ethnic purity of the true Sicilian Mafia.

Lew Wasserman

Lew Wasserman | Wikipedia
The Man Who Remade Hollywood
Lew Wasserman: The man who ruined movies.
The Monopolist
Mr. & Mrs. Hollywood: Edie and Lew Wasserman and Their Entertainment Empire
When Hollywood Had A King | Publishers Weekly
When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence
The Last Mogul: The Life and Times of Lew WassermanTrailer

MCA Inc. (Music Corporation of America)

MCA Inc. (Music Corporation of America) | Wikipedia
Lew Wasserman joined MCA in 1936 at the age of 23 and rose through the ranks of MCA for more than four decades, with Sonny Werblin as his right-hand man.

  Successors:
    Universal Studios
    Seagram
    Universal Music Group (1996)
    Vivendi Universal (2000)
    NBCUniversal (2004)
    Comcast (2011)

Tom Hanks

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