SHOW BUSINESS: Battle of the 20th Century

In his fight to keep control of 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. (TIME, April 13), President Spyros Skouras last week easily bested Proxy Fighter Charles Green, who wanted to oust Skouras. At a special meeting in Wilmington, Del. to decide on voting rules, Fox stockholders voted almost 4 to i for a management proposal to eliminate cumulative voting for directors.* Green's defeat means that he now has no real chance of putting his men on the Fox board at the regular meeting next week.

* A method of casting ballots, previously used by Fox stockholders, by which a stockholder, who is...

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