Ball of Fire

Producer Samuel Goldwyn visits Howard Hawks and Barbara Stanwyck on the set of Ball of Fire (1942).  One can tell that Howard does not enjoy having producers on his set while he’s at work.  Most of Howard’s films were produced by Hawks himself.

A Song is Born

Producer Samuel Goldwyn with Lionel Hampton and Benny Goodman on the cover of Billboard Magazine dated Sep 27, 1947 promoting A Song is Born, which premiered over a year later, on Oct 19, 1948.  Lionel was part of Benny Goodman’s integrated trio and quartet 1936-39.