Business & Finance: Personnel: Feb. 6, 1933

Last week the following were news: Largest chain of cinemansions in the Midwest is Chicago's Balaban & Katz Corp., first to install theatre refrigeration, first to cut dull shots from newsreels. When Paramount Publix Corp. acquired Balaban & Katz seven years ago B. & K.'s president, Sam Katz, became Paramount Publix's vice president in charge of theatre operations. For the past two years Paramount Publix has not been doing so well (see p. 46), nor has B. & K., which lately passed its $7 preferred stock dividend. Two months ago Sam Katz...

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