Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox
The Leon Levy Center for Biography at the Graduate Center for the City University of New York hosted this event.
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.
The Leon Levy Center for Biography at the Graduate Center for the City University of New York hosted this event. close
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Kai Bird Executive Director City University of New York->Leon Levy Center for Biography
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