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Marcus Loew (1870–1927)

His film resume belies the fact that he was the most important man in motion pictures at the time of his death. Born as Max Loew in New York City to a poverty-stricken Viennese waiter, his life could've easily gone the the way of many boys of the east side slums, except that he was hyper-enterprising. He was also extremely superstitious: he never ... See full bio »

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 1920 The Saphead (producer)
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 1923 Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 19 (Documentary short)
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 1921 Screen Snapshots, Series 2, No. 9-F (Documentary short)
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 1921 Screen Snapshots, Series 1, No. 25 (Documentary short)
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I long ago learned that success cannot be weighed by the money at one's command. When you come down to the real facts I guess the most successful man is the one that has made the world a better place to live in and the people in it a little happier. See more »

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Despite his position within the film industry, Loew never viewed himself as a film producer. As the owner of hundreds of first-class theaters, he saw Loew's Inc. as a real estate operation where customers rented seats, generating an overall return. His film business was simply a means to guarantee supply of product of sufficient quality necessary to fill those seats as many times per day as ... See more »

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