Cinema: Shamed Citizen

In Washington last week William Fox, onetime head of Fox Films and Fox Theatres, told the U. S. Senate Committee on Banking and Currency about things that made him ashamed of being a U. S. citizen. In his latest version of how he was robbed of his great enterprise he gave the U. S. Government as sound a drubbing as U. S. finance.

High-spot in his two-day testimony dealt with his purchase (February-June 1929) of a controlling interest in Loew's, Inc. The deal cost him $73,000,000. Because it included Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer as well...