Mirror, Mirror on The Wall... Who is the fairest successor of them all?

Disney's ailing Michael Eisner comes under pressure to find a new partner.

SCRIPT: FADE IN as Michael Eisner, entertainment legend, leaps from the operating table after a quadruple-bypass operation. MINUTES LATER we CUT TO EXTERIOR SHOT: Eisner cavorts on the tennis court.

That's the cartoon version that Disney's corporate choreographers might have invented for their CEO, who until recently seemed as invulnerable as Simba the Lion King. But since this was life, Disney's public relations team last week was limited to the semi-astonishing: within 48 hours after doctors sewed four arterial loops to the side of his heart, the head of one of the world's largest entertainment companies was taking a short walk,...

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