Business: Prelude to Battle

"What more sacrifices are there for me to make to save the companies from the destruction and dismemberment of receivership into which their powerful enemies are bent upon plunging them?" Cineman William Fox asked this question last week—another appeal to his stockholders, perhaps the last before they gather on March 5 to decide the fate of Fox Films & Fox Theatres. Desperate as the Fox appeal sounded, Cineman Fox must have gained at least some slight assurance last week from the thought that his famed and feared Lawyer Samuel Untermyer was bending his...

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