IRVING G. THALBERG
Said to himself, “I am going to be
Somebody BIG in the movies - and stars will take orders from me!”
Rose to the heights where he’d figured to be.
Stars took his orders and he did it with vim
(He married Miss Shearer, but probably SHE
doesn’t take orders from him!)
From “Movie Makers” by Berton Braley, printed in Cinema Arts, September 1936