Articles about: Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer at the Academy Awards in 1935
Louis B. Mayer at the Academy Awards in 1935

Louis B. Mayer co-founded MGM with exhibitor Marcus Loew. He worked there from its founding in 1924 until 1951 when he resigned.

Mickey Rooney, Ann Rutherford and Esther Williams in "Andy Hardy's Double Life"

Review: George B. Seitz’s “Andy Hardy’s Double Life,” Starring Mickey Rooney

Competitive swimmer Esther Williams teaches Mickey Rooney a lesson in love in George B. Seitz’s “Andy Hardy’s Double Life.”
Gene Kelly and Judy Garland in “For Me and My Gal”

Review: Busby Berkeley’s “For Me and My Gal,” Starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly

Broadway star Gene Kelly makes his MGM debut opposite Judy Garland in Busby Berkeley’s vaudeville musical set during WWI.
Donna Reed and Mickey Rooney in "The Courtship of Andy Hardy"

Review: George B. Seitz’s “The Courtship of Andy Hardy,” Starring Mickey Rooney

In George B. Seitz’s “The Courtship of Andy Hardy,” Mickey Rooney plays the all-American womanizer and troublemaker Andy Hardy for the twelfth time.

Katharine Hepburn Reportedly Furious Over New Ending for MGM’s “Woman of the Year”

MGM is excited about their new pairing of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, but Hepburn is reportedly less than pleased with new changes to the film’s ending.

Condemned Garbo Pic “Two-Faced Woman” Re-Edited, Returns to Theaters Tomorrow

After MGM pulled it from theaters earlier this month, "Two-Faced Woman" is returning tomorrow, and we've got the scoop on the behind the scenes drama.

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