HIGH FINANCE: When Greek Meets Greek

Even in Hollywood, the glittering new green & gold Cadillac of a young man named Nick Spanos caused pedestrians to stare. But the real eye-stopper was the photostat of a check which Spanos proudly showed friends as he drove about. The amount: $1,333,605.22. Lawyer Spanos, 33, had collected it for a client from Cinemogul Spyros P. Skouras' famed 20th Century-Fox and eight other movie companies, after winning one of the biggest legal awards in Hollywood's history.

Spanos, born in Greece and raised in Pittsburgh, decided while still attending Harvard Law School in 1946 that he would make his fortune...

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