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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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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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With his friend and business partner, David Warfield, together in January 1905, they opened the People's Vaudeville Company's first arcade at 127 West and 23rd Street near Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. See more »

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