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I always bragged of the fact that no second of those contained in the twenty-four hours ever passed but that the name of William Fox was on the screen, being exhibited in some theatre in some part of the world.
In 1929, Loew's Inc. President Nicholas Schenck
agreed to sell a controlling interest in the firm to Fox Film Corp. for $10 million that would have given Fox control of Loew's theater chain and its MGM studio subsidiary. Fox was interested in boxing in Adolph Zukor
, owner of Paramount Pictures, who also was anxious to acquire Loew's. Fox claimed that the late Marcus Loew
(who died unexpectedly in...
"The Man Who Forgets to Sleep"