Business & Finance: 1,212% Profit

While he was earning his bread & butter ($263,000) last year, President Charles P. Skouras of National Theaters Corp. also managed to earmark some money for luxuries. On a proposed resale of some National Theaters stock which he bought two years ago for $353,125, Charlie Skouras was all set this week to take in a toothsome profit of $4,281,255.

Details of the deal were simple. Along with three other top managers of National Theaters (Elmer C. Rhoden, Harold J. Fitzgerald, F. H. Ricketson, Jr.), Skouras was allowed in 1944 to buy a fair-sized...

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