When Cohn came in, however, the imperious Soulé seated him at the back, near the kitchen.
Unfortunately for Soulé, Columbia owned the building, and Cohn retaliated by raising Le Pavilion’s rent.
Cohn wanted to be known as the toughest, meanest mogul in Hollywood.
“But no one could beat Harry—he was too smart, he was too sharp. Mayer, Harry Cohn, Jack Warner—these men with their blood and their money and their reputations, they smelled out who had star material.”Cohn took all the credit for creating Rita Hayworth—he was also obsessed with her.
She was Columbia’s resident sex goddess in the 1940s, but she had a bad habit of getting married.
Almost all of New World's stations had converted to Fox by the time the joke was used again in "How Bleen Was My Kelly" (aired on October 15, 1995) in season 10, at the same time Fox-part-owned SF Broadcasting began switching its four VHF stations to the network.
But, in 1957, she fell in love with Sammy Davis Jr., who, with his immense popularity, was breaking the race barrier of a firmly segregated entertainment industry.