THE MAN WITH THE GOLD ROLODEX: PR TO THE STARS (paperback)
From his rolodex to your metroplex, David Mirisch knew how to light a flame under a name.
The renowned Public Relations Manager to the stars during Hollywood’s Golden Era helped guide the careers of such legendary performers as Peter Sellers, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Farah Fawcett, Jerry Lewis, Gregory Peck, Milton Berle, Ann-Margaret, Duke Ellington, and Jack Lemmon.
A member of the Mirisch Film Company, the titles he influenced include more than 72 feature films that won 28 Academy Awards, including such classics as Moby Dick, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, The Great Escape, The Pink Panther, Some Like it Hot,and In the Heat of the Night. Some say that Mirisch put the vision in television, with such mainstay series as Charlie’s Angels, Dynasty, The Golden Girls, I Dream of Jeannie, and The Brady Bunch.
Discover the secrets beyond the spotlights that shined on the talents intimately known only to David Mirisch. Your memories of showbiz may never be the same.
Illustrated with 110 photos.
About the author: Pierre Patrick is a writer, producer, and Executive Director of the Jerry Pace Agency in Beverly Hills. He produced the Grammy nominated album, The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t, starring John Lithgow. He is also author of Que Sera, Sera: The Magic of Doris Day, and The Doris Day Paper Dolls Featuring 24 Fashions from Her Films with co-author David Wolfe.
“A must read—a great story of a great man!”
- Kathleen Bradley
- Michelle Wilson
“Nice book and account of the life of a PR legend!”
- Jason Felts