|In Mandalay Entertainment, Schaeffer Has a Tiger by the Tale
Former Attorney Mints Movies as ‘Nuts and Bolts’ Partner in Film Studio
BY BILL WINE
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If you’ve seen Donnie Brasco or Sleepy Hollow or Wild Things
or The Score, you’ve seen the tiger.
It’s Mandalay Pictures’ iconic mascot, on view before the
opening credits of all their theatrical movies, an eye-grabbing
orange tiger emerging from a stark black-and-white jungle.
Paul Schaeffer, L’71, just might feel like that tiger in reverse,
leaving the black-and-white world of the law for the most colorful
jungle of them all — Hollywood.
Variously described through the years, fairly or not, as a
sunny spot for shady people, a town that has to be seen to be
disbelieved, and a state of mind surrounded by Los Angeles,
Hollywood remains a place where the world is seen through