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Oral history interview with Adolph Zukor, 1958

Creator: Zukor, Adolph, 1873-1976
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 37 pages Sound recording: 1 reel Sound recording (Memoirs of the of the Movies excerpts): 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Film producer, executive

Scope and Contents

Early life, arrrival in America; the fur business, penny arcades, nickelodeons; Famous Players and making the first feature picture; merger of Lasky and Famous Players to become Paramount Pictures, 1916; competition; evolution of the motion picture industry, including the star system, block booking, the independent producer


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