Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 – September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures. He was called "The Boy Wonder" for his youth and ability to select scripts, choose actors, gather production staff, and make profitable films, including Grand Hotel , China Seas , A Night at the Opera , Mutiny on the Bounty , Camille and The Good Earth .
The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Governors Awards ceremonies to "creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production".
Irving Thalberg, Producer: The Tower of Lies. Irving Grant Thalberg was born in New York City, to Henrietta (Haymann) and William Thalberg, who were of German Jewish descent. He had a bad heart, having contracted rheumatic fever as a teenager and was plagued with other ailments all of his life. He was quite intelligent with a thirst for knowledge but, convinced that he would never see thirty,...
01/02/2005 · Irving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood: Directed by Robert Trachtenberg. With John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Cari Beauchamp, Wallace Beery. A tribute to producer Irving Thalberg.
Irving Thalberg had moved to Louis B. Mayer Pictures as vice president on February 15, 1923, but had already sent a telegram to Shearer's agent, inviting her to come to the studio. After three years of hardship, she found herself signing a contract.
Irving Grant Thalberg Jr. (August 25, 1930 – August 21, 1987) was an author and the son of 1930s Hollywood producer Irving Thalberg and Academy Award-winning actress Norma Shearer. Thalberg was six years old when his father died from pneumonia at the age of 37.
En 1935, Garland firmó un contrato con la Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, supuestamente sin tener que realizar ningún tipo de casting.En principio el estudio no estaba muy seguro de qué hacer con la joven artista, que en ese entonces tenía 13 años, ya que la creían demasiado pequeña para encarnar roles adultos y demasiado grande para papeles infantiles.