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The career of legendary production executive Irving Thalberg Ð the original ÒBoy WonderÓ Ð will be explored in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesÕ new exhibition, ÒIrving Thalberg: Creating the Hollywood Studio System, 1920Ð1936,Ó opening on Thursday, September 17, in the AcademyÕs Fourth Floor Gallery in Beverly Hills. Guest curated by historian and Thalberg biographer Mark Vieira, the installation will examine ThalbergÕs role in the creation of the Hollywood studio system during the 1920s and Ô30s.

Pictured: Portrait of Irving G. Thalberg, ca. 1924.

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