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$15 · WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN
  • AuthorBUDD SCHULBERD

THIS BOOK, WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN? BY BUDD SCHULBERG, WAS PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE IN 1941. SYNOPSIS: This is the tale of Sammy Glick, a young uneducated boy who rises from copyboy to the top of the screenwriting profession in 1930s Hollywood by backstabbing others. Manheim recalls how he first met the 16-year-old Sammy Glick when Sammy was working as a copyboy at Manheim's newspaper. Both awed and disturbed by Sammy's aggressive personality, Manheim becomes Sammy's primary observer, mentor and, as Sammy asserts numerous times, best friend. Tasked with taking Manheim's column down to the printing room, one day Glick rewrites Manheim's column, impressing the managing editor and gaining a column of his own. Later he steals a piece by an aspiring young writer, Julian Blumberg, sending it under his own name to the famous Hollywood talent agent Myron Selznick. Glick sells the piece, "Girl Steals Boy", for $10,000 and leaves the paper to go to work in Hollywood, leaving behind his girlfriend, Rosalie Goldbaum. IT IS 303 PAGES IN LENGTH AND IS IN GOOD CONDITION. OTHER BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE. FOR OTHER ITEMS OF HOUSEHOLD INTEREST, VINTAGE COLLECTABLES AND ANTIQUES PLEASE VISIT MY OTHER ADS.

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May 17, 2021
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