Samuel Goldwyn Quote


Samuel Goldwyn
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Attributed to Goldwyn by Alva Johnston in The Great Goldwyn (1937). Actually, according to the book "They Never Said It : A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attribution" the original quote is: "His [Joseph Schenck's] verbal contract is worth more than the paper it's written on"
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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.  - Samuel Goldwyn
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Samuel Goldwyn
Source/Notes:
Reported to have said at a top-level film conference about a scenario. As quoted in "A Treasury of Laughter: Consisting of Humerous Stories, Poems, Essays, Tall Tales, Jokes, Boners, Epigrams, Memorable Quips, and Devastating Crushers" (Simon and Schuster, 1946), p. 88
Samuel Goldwyn
Source/Notes:
Goldwyn: A Biography of the Man Behind the Myth (1976) by Arthur Marx
Samuel Goldwyn
Source/Notes:
Attributed. Earliest attribution found was in a Bulletin from 1954.

Samuel Goldwyn
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Born: August 17, 1882

Died: January 31, 1974 (aged 91)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Producer

Bio: Samuel Goldwyn was an American film producer. He was most notably well known for being the founding contributor executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood.

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