Moviola (novel)

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Moviola is a 1979 novel, published by Simon & Schuster, by writer-director Garson Kanin.

The novel tells the fictional story of Ben Farber, an immigrant who arrives in Hollywood at the beginning of its Golden Era. Farber narrates the story of his life, interwoven with the legendary events and people that made Hollywood the Movie Capital of the World. Farber interacts with Greta Garbo, with David and Myron Selznick during the talent search for the perfect Scarlett O'Hara, and with the discovery of Marilyn Monroe among other people and events.

Moviola was subsequently turned into a three-part miniseries for NBC in 1980; the episodes have also been as stand-alone TV movies. They are:


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