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The Producers: Profiles in Frustration

The Producers: Profiles in Frustration
Author: Luke Ford
ISBN 13: 9780595320165
ISBN 10: 595320163
Edition: N/A
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.
Publication Date: 2004-07-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 566
List Price: $32.95

In The Producers, Luke Ford profiles major players in entertainment including Edgar J. Scherick, creator of ABC's Wide World of Sports, Stephen J. Cannell, whose television programs have grossed over $1 billion, and Jay Bernstein, former manager of Farrah Fawcett and Linda Evans.

The life of a typical Hollywood producer is a "profile in frustration." What drives these middlemen to subjugate their own egos for more than a decade, at times, to make a movie or TV show?