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Samuel Goldwyn
Samuel Goldwyn

The "G" in MGM, Samuel Goldwyn became one of Hollywood’s leading independent producers, largely because those he worked with couldn't put up with his ill temper and relentless ambition. Immigrating to the U.S. in 1898, Goldwyn started out as a highly successful glove salesman. He made his first film in 1914, The Squaw Man. When The Goldwyn Co. merged with Metro Pictures and Mayer Product…

Date of Birth: August 17, 1879
Date of Death: January 31, 1974


Found 89 quotes by Samuel Goldwyn .
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"The harder I work, the luckier I get." Samuel Goldwyn
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"Television has raised writing to a new low." Samuel Goldwyn
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"We have that Indian scene. We can get the Indians from the reservoir." Samuel Goldwyn
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"This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it." Samuel Goldwyn
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"It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities" Samuel Goldwyn
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"I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead." Samuel Goldwyn
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"That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg." Samuel Goldwyn
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"Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?" Samuel Goldwyn
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"This makes me so sore it gets my dandruff up." Samuel Goldwyn
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"Tell them to stand closer apart." Samuel Goldwyn
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"Put it out of your mind. In no time, it will be a forgotten memory." Samuel Goldwyn
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"He treats me like the dirt under my feet." Samuel Goldwyn
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"I was always an independent, even when I had partners" Samuel Goldwyn
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"When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy." Samuel Goldwyn
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"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on." Samuel Goldwyn
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"A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad." Samuel Goldwyn
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"A Hospital is no place to be sick." Samuel Goldwyn
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"Yes, but that's our strongest weak point. [When a reporter asked a young Samuel Goldwyn if he'd ever made a picture before]" Samuel Goldwyn
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"Why did you do that? Every Tom, Dick and Harry is named Sam! [When a friend told him he named his son Sam]" Samuel Goldwyn
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"Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined." Samuel Goldwyn
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"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job." Samuel Goldwyn
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