Judy Garland and boss Louis B Mayer dancing on the lot at an MGM get-together in 1936

Judy Garland and boss Louis B Mayer dancing on the lot at an MGM get-together in 1936

Louis B. Mayer, 1884-1957  last words: "  It wasn't worth it.  Who: Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

Louis B. Mayer, 1884-1957 last words: " It wasn't worth it. Who: Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

MGM Boss and "King of Hollywood," Louis B. Mayer (with Joan Crawford).

MGM Boss and "King of Hollywood," Louis B. Mayer (with Joan Crawford).

Louis Burt Mayer (born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884 – October 29, 1957)  was a Russian born, Canadian-American film producer. He is generally cited as the creator of the "star system" within Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) in its golden years. He was one of the founders of AMPAS famous for its "Oscars" Academy Award.[2] Known always as Louis B. Mayer and often simply as "L.B.", he believed in wholesome entertainment and went to great lengths so that MGM had "more stars than there are in the heavens"

Louis Burt Mayer (born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884 – October 29, 1957) was a Russian born, Canadian-American film producer. He is generally cited as the creator of the "star system" within Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) in its golden years. He was one of the founders of AMPAS famous for its "Oscars" Academy Award.[2] Known always as Louis B. Mayer and often simply as "L.B.", he believed in wholesome entertainment and went to great lengths so that MGM had "more stars than there are in the heavens"

American Film Institute Louis B. Mayer Library

American Film Institute Louis B. Mayer Library

237 years ago, this great nation was born. Louis B. Mayer, was an American film producer. He is generally cited as the creator of the "star system" within MGM in its golden years. Mr. Mayer was also born on the 4th of July!  We thought it was fitting to launch www.MadeInTheUSA.com on this historic day! Happy #JulyFourth! #BuyAmerican

237 years ago, this great nation was born. Louis B. Mayer, was an American film producer. He is generally cited as the creator of the "star system" within MGM in its golden years. Mr. Mayer was also born on the 4th of July! We thought it was fitting to launch www.MadeInTheUSA.com on this historic day! Happy #JulyFourth! #BuyAmerican

April 17,   1924: MGM PICTURES IS FORMED  -    The motion picture studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is established, as the result of a merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and the Louis B. Mayer Co.

April 17, 1924: MGM PICTURES IS FORMED - The motion picture studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is established, as the result of a merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and the Louis B. Mayer Co.

Louis B. Mayer. Louis was born on July 12, 1884 in Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine as Ezemiel Mayer. He died at the age of 73 on October 29, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA from leukemia.

Louis B. Mayer. Louis was born on July 12, 1884 in Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine as Ezemiel Mayer. He died at the age of 73 on October 29, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA from leukemia.

Louis B. Mayer http://www.famous-entrepreneurs.com/louis-b-mayer

Louis B. Mayer http://www.famous-entrepreneurs.com/louis-b-mayer

Greer Garson with Louis B Mayer, Jeanette McDonald, Elizabeth Taylor, and Margaret O'Brien.

Greer Garson with Louis B Mayer, Jeanette McDonald, Elizabeth Taylor, and Margaret O'Brien.

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