Meyer Wolfshiem

  • 'Gatsby' trailer brings alive America of 1920s May 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Baz Luhrmann has managed to give a glimpse of the glamour and excess of the roaring 1920s of America through the trailer of his 3D film 'The Great Gatsby'. An adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald classic, the film also marks the Hollywood debut of Amitabh Bachchan, who...
  • Great Gatsby book excerpt: Amitabh's character May 23, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of Meyer Wolfshiem in Buz Luhrman's film of F Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel, 'The Great Gatsby'. Who was Meyer Wolfshiem, really? Here are the two excerpts from the novel in which Wolfshiem appears. * * * Roaring noon. In a well-fanned Forty-second Street cellar I met Gatsby...