Foot in the Door?

LEVOY OFF His TELEPIX NUT, headlined Hollywood's Daily Variety.

Translated, this meant that Gordon Levoy, film producer, attorney and a founder of Republic Pictures Corp., had gotten back his original investment on a venture in which movie men had expected him to lose his shirt. More than that, by making 52 movie shorts (15 minutes) for use on television, Levoy now stood to net an estimated $500,000.

The movies were made last year for Procter & Gamble Co., which paid $91,000 for first transmission rights on their TV Fireside Theater, for such stories as The Courting of Belle and The Pardoner's


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