“Oh for God’s sakes, Walter — he’s only an agent!”
And his friends started calling Jennings Lang just Jenning singular, after Wanger’s shot deprived him of a nut.
Still, we got Riot in Cell Block 11 out of it.
And then JL became a producer too, perhaps trying to live down the “only an agent” line.
It’s a shame that then-producer Henry Hobart never produced a film by Hobart Henley.
Better, it’s a shame they never married.
When are these old Paramounts (not to mention Universals) going to be freed from bondage? We’re out here waiting for them. I don’t understand why Universal thinks these films have no commercial value.
Asides from their horror titles, Universal seem to have no interest in anything in their early catalogue. I wish they would strike a deal with TCM and start airing stuff. You would think they would have noticed what a great job Warners is doing.