Tag: MGM

April 26, 2010

Making Mistakes

Making mistakes is all part of doing business.  Just ask Louis B. Mayer and Frank Capra. Mayer, who built one of the greatest Hollywood studios ever – Metro-Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) – turned down Walt Disney when the young, struggling Walt came to him with an idea of making a movie about a mouse.  Mayer said women were afraid of mice, and that no one would ever pay money to see a film about them. Frank Capra, the legendary movie director […]