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. 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"
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