Cinema: Selznick Out

Of all Hollywood's troubled producing companies, the most thoroughly bothered by inability to produce good pictures has been Radio-Keith-Orpheum Corp. A year ago, RKO hoped it had solved its problems by merging its two producing organizations (RKO-Pathé and RKO-Radio), hiring young David Selznick as vice president in charge of production. Last week it became certain that RKO's problems were not solved. After two months of dickering about terms and methods with RKO's eastern officials, David Selznick resigned. He agreed to postpone negotiations for a job elsewhere until he had finished RKO's...

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