Cinema: Schenck to Fox

When Cinema Producer Joseph Schenck went to Florida last winter, he said his purpose was to look over studio sites for the companies of which he is president—United Artists and Twentieth Century, youngest and liveliest of the producing units whose pictures United Artists distributes (TIME, March 18). All but credulous Florida boosters supposed that his real purpose was to help the industry scare the California Legislature out of passing a proposed 35% income-tax bill. In Florida, Producer Schenck conferred with President Sidney Kent of Fox, ostensibly about a wild plan to have Florida...

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