I am so proud of my friend Aaron Wolf's documentary, Restoring Tomorrow, about the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, which my great uncle, Louis B. Mayer, and other studio moguls helped to build so long ago. I actually wrote about this mammoth $150 million restoration project when it was announced several years ago, partly to explain the … Continue reading Documentary about Restoring the Hollywood Moguls’ Temple Picked up for Theatrical Release
Tonight I attended Ben Urwand's talk about his book The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler at the Sydney Jewish Museum interestingly titled, "The Arrangement Between Hollywood and Hitler." This was evidently his only presentation in Australia. If you have been following this blog or my account on Twitter, you will know I have been fighting … Continue reading Face to face with Ben Urwand: the question I asked and his reply
UPDATE: click here to see the list of 30+ rebuttals, critical reviews and controversy coverage since this initial post was written. "Regarding Urwand's sickening claims about my own great-uncle, Louis B. Mayer, Greco says, "Urwand writes unaware or indifferent to the terrible libel he is committing." I need your help. Imagine for a moment that your family … Continue reading A Rebuttal to Ben Urwand and The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler
It would take just a week after the shocking awards ceremony for the response from the big studios to hit the headlines, as they did on the 1st of April, 1949 and read like April's Fool Day jokes, including "Academy Awards May Be Stopped" and "Hollywood Oscars May Be On The Way Out." The first … Continue reading How Hamlet nearly killed Oscar: The big studio revolt that almost ended the Academy Awards
Exactly what happened after the initial altercation with Albert "Cubby" Broccoli and his cousin Pat DiCicco is not clear, but Healy would later be found at a Hollywood hotel where the hotel doctor sewed up a huge gash over his left eye.