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The man who made the movies : the meteoric rise and tragic fall of William Fox

Author: Vanda Krefft
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A riveting story of ambition, greed, and genius unfolding at the dawn of modern America. This landmark biography brings into focus a fascinating brilliant entrepreneur--like Steve Jobs or Walt Disney, a true American visionary--who risked everything to realize his bold dream of a Hollywood empire. Although a major Hollywood studio still bears William Fox's name, the man himself has mostly been forgotten by history,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krefft, Vanda.
Man who made the movies.
New York : Harper, [2017]
(DLC) 2017049262
Named Person: William Fox; William Fox
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanda Krefft
ISBN: 9780061864261 0061864269 0061136069 9780061136061
OCLC Number: 1002678502
Description: ix, 927 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Beginnings, 1879-1903 --
Part II: The greatest adventure, 1904-1925 --
Part III: The one great independent, 1925-1929 --
Part IV: Despair, 1930-1943 --
Part V: Acceptance, 1943-1952.
Responsibility: Vanda Krefft.

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