Business & Finance: Cinema

A dinky little white-haired man trotted into the stockholders' meeting of the Famous Players-Lasky Corp. last week in Manhattan, slapped many a friend on the back, invited one and sundry to come and visit him at his country estate out-side of Manhattan. He was Adolph Zukor, president of Famous Players-Lasky.

Then the rather small group hurried through a business transaction. They voted themselves a 2% stock dividend, voted also to increase their common capital stock from 450,000 shares to an even 1,000,000. They ordered officers to sell $20,000,000 of stock at once, so they...

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