By Michael Korda
A Rolls Royce Silver Cloud drove him to airports; the British movie kowtowed to his energy; the nice Hollywood studios fawned at his feet.Sir Alexander Korda, one of many world's such a lot flamboyant motion picture tycoons, rose from obscurity in rural Hungary to develop into a mythical filmmaker. With him have been his brothers, Zoltan and Vincent, all residing charmed lives in circles that incorporated H. G. Wells, Sir Lawrence Olivier, Marlena Dietrich, Vivien Leigh, and Merle Oberon, who used to be quickly to be Alex's spouse. yet besides Alex's aptitude for achievement used to be an both robust impulse for destruction. Now, Vincent's son, Michael Korda, within the first publication of his memoirs, recollects the enchanted figures of his childhood...the glory days of the Korda brothers' nice films...and then their heartbreaking, tragic end.
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