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This antiquarian volume contains Upton Sinclair's uniquely insightful and veritably thrilling biography of one of the most important and influential figures in motion picture history - the founder Fox Film Corporation, William Fox. Written at a time when there was considerable controversy and turmoil between the financiers and organisers in the film industry, this sensational account of William Fox's life offers a fascinating story of immense human interest packed with crimes and betrayals, perils and escapes. The chapters of this book include: 'A Feature Picture of Wall Street and High Finance', 'Floyd Dell Reports to a New York Publisher', 'Prologue', 'Close Up', 'Shoe-Blacking and Lozengers', 'Pretzels and Buffalo Pans', 'Nickelodeons and Common Shows', 'The Road to Fortune', 'Over The Hill', and more. We are republishing this antiquarian book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a new prefatory biography of the author.
  • ISBN13: 9781406774436
  • Publisher: Vogt Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2007
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00618
Publication DateMarch 15, 2007
Primary CategoryBiography & Autobiography/Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Publisher ImprintVogt Press

Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox

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