Pay Now
Combined shipping Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

The Making of a Blockbuster How Wayne Huizenga Built a Sports and Entertainment Empire from Trash, Grit and Videotape

By Gail DeGeorge

he inside story of the multi-millionaire behind Blockbuster Video and a major player in the Viacom/Paramount/Blockbuster deal The Making of a Blockbuster chronicles the transformation of Wayne Huizenga from an ambitious Florida garbage man into a corporate titan. Follow Huizenga through a quirky string of profitable ventures-from the USD6 billion Waste Management, Inc. and the USD2.6 billion Blockbuster Entertainment, Inc., to the ownership of the Miami Dolphins, Florida Marlins, and the Florida Panthers.
Table of Contents

"One Man's Trash": Building a Garbage Kingdom. Garbage into Gold: The Early Waste Management Years. Waste Management: Regulatory Woes and Industry Triumphs. Wayne's Companies After Waste Management: Toilets, Lawns, Bugs, and Water. Video Venture: Taking Charge of Blockbuster. Fast Forward: Building the Blockbuster Management Team. Deal du Jour: Blockbuster Swallows Up the Competition. Don't Hit Pause: Blockbuster in Turbulence. Sports Inc.: Stadium Seats and a Baseball Team. Sports Tycoon: Hockey, Football, and a Game Plan. Viacom: The Deal from Hell. After Blockbuster: What's Next. Author's Notes. Personal Interviews. Sources. Index.
Paperback, 1996, 354 pages, good condition
Hardback, , pages, very good condition Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • P&P All NZ upto 4 auctions$5.50
  • P&P All NZ for one auction$4.50
  • Free Shipping in NZ for 5 auctions or more$0.00
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: North Shore, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit
  • Card payments
    • Pay Now

    Pay Now includes:

    Buyer Protection Learn More