by MARIE MARICH
For approximately 162 people, Sardi’s was the only place to be on September 24, 2005. It was the celebration of the men and women—and the unique relationships—that made Sime’s Variety the greatest entertainment trade publication ever produced.
t really makes one scratch one’s head. Why would Spain’s major daily newspaper, “El Pais”, sort of the equivalent of The New York Times, run a four-column feature titled “100 Years of the ‘Bible of Hollywood'”? Go figure.
Germany’s leading press agency chronicles our saga
MUGGS, MOGULS AND BIGWIGS
HIT BIG APPLE FOR BOFFO BASH
By Jack Kindred, Deutsche Press Agentur
New York – Sticks Nix Hick Pics, an eye-catching Variety banner headline over a story about how small-town audiences in the Depression era shunned movies set in rural locales is one of the most famous headlines in U.S. journalistic history.
Seen as Talmadic reference for show biz
AMONG THE COGNOSCENTI, VARIETY RULED THE ARGOT
By Jack Zink, Theater Writer, Florida Sun-Sentinal
October 9 2005 – Variety, the entertainment trade journal known as the Bible of Show Business, turns 100 on Dec. 16.
Not for the first time, folks, Sime’s sheet was news!
THE FIRST MEDIA COVERAGE of the old Variety reunion was published in the New York Times on Aug. 15 in a three-column article written by Lia Miller, which included a photo of Sime, one of Syd and one of the front page of the first issue of weekly Variety.