CORPORATIONS: A Family Affair

President, chief stockholder and supersalesman of Revlon, Inc. is Charles Haskell Revson, 53, the prodigal parvenu of the perfume-and-lipstick trade, whose reputation for omniscience about milady's taste is matched only by his legendary omnivorousness toward his own executives (TIME, Nov. 16). Last week a former Revlon vice president sued Charles Revson for $601,460 damages on charges of breach of agreement in a stock transaction made when the plaintiff left Revlon two years ago. The plaintiff: Martin Elliot Revson, Charlie's younger (49) brother.

The Revson brothers have a talent for making headlines. In...

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