Can I Go Now?: The Life of Sue Mengers, Hollywood’s First by Brian Kellow

By Brian Kellow

A full of life and colourful biography of Hollywood’s first superagent—one of the main outrageous showbiz characters of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies whose consumers incorporated Barbra Streisand, Ryan O’Neal, Faye Dunaway, Michael Caine, and Candice Bergen

Before Sue Mengers hit the scene within the mid-1960s, expertise brokers remained quietly within the heritage. yet staying within the history was once impossible for Mengers. Irrepressible and loaded with chutzpah, she grew to become a driver of artistic administration affiliates (which later grew to become ICM) dealing with the era’s preeminent stars.

A actual unique with a present for making the largest stars in Hollywood hearken to challenging truths approximately their careers and private lives, Mengers turned a strength to be reckoned with. Her salesmanship by no means stopped. In 1979, she used to be on a airplane that was once commandeered via a hijacker, who sought after Charlton Heston to convey a message on tv. Mengers was once incensed, considering why the hijacker sought after Heston, whilst she may well get him Barbra Streisand.

Acclaimed biographer Brian Kellow spins an impossible to resist story, exhaustively researched and full of anecdotes approximately and interviews greater than 200 show-business luminaries. A riveting biography of a robust girl that charts exhibit enterprise because it advanced from ny urban within the Nineteen Fifties via Hollywood within the early 1980s, Can i am going Now? will mesmerize a person who loves cinema’s such a lot fruitful interval.

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