STATE OF BUSINESS: Facts & Figures, Aug. 11, 1947

Happy Ending. Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford, the feuding owners of United Artists, got together in a movie cutting room and made peace. U.A.'s income—largely because of their feuding—had reportedly slumped to $192,000 last year. They compromised on a new president, Gradwell L. Sears, who has been U.A.'s vice president since 1941. David 0. Selznick, who had been in at the start of the feud (TIME, Dec. 23), had sold out his U.A. share for $2,000,000.

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