Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox

Biographer Vanda Krefft discussed the life and legacy of the founder of Fox Film Corporation in her book, The Man Who Made the Movies: The… read more

Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox Biographer Vanda Krefft discussed the life and legacy of the founder of Fox Film Corporation in her book, The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. In this illustrated conversation, she argued that Fox’s contributions to the early motion picture industry were largely forgotten after the 1929 stock market crash resulted in a hostile takeover of his company, which later became Twentieth Century Fox.

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  • Kai Bird Executive Director City University of New York->Leon Levy Center for Biography
  • Vanda Krefft Author
  • Thad Ziolkowski Associate Director City University of New York->Leon Levy Center for Biography
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Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox

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Program ID:
437815-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 10, 2018 | 10:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2018 | 5:05am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 10, 2018 | 10:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2018 | 4:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2018 | 2:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2018 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 5:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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