Business: Deal

Canadian Cinema. Similar names, Adolph Zukor serving as president of both, a distribution contract until 1939, would indicate that the bonds of interest between Paramount-Famous-Lasky Corp. and Famous Players Canadian Corp., Ltd., are close indeed. But last year F. P. C. established its independence when a group of Canadians acquired control by purchasing a block of stock from Paramount and setting up a voting trusteeship. Soon afterward control was almost resold to Gaumont British Pictures Corp., Ltd., Fox controlled. Perhaps to avert some such catastrophe in the future, Paramount last week offered to...

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