While many of these deals involve something as simple as trading favors for roles or the social politics of picking certain screenwriters over others,
The Last Tycoon implies that there were larger political forces interested in the business. One of the major subplots in The Last Tycoon shows the Nazis investing in Hollywood. The prospect may seem too absurd to be real, but some historians believe that studios really were taking money from Hitler’s party.
Trackback from your site.