Adolph Zukor
Date of Birth
Jan 07, 1873
Birth Place:
Ricse, Hungary

Biography

Although he was more of a businessman than a film buff, Adolph Zukor, the longtime head of Paramount Pictures during its heyday, was a key figure in the development of the powerful studio system that ran Hollywood from the late '20s through the '60s. One of the very first studio moguls, Zukor's was truly a rags-to-riches story, and his success was borne of hard work, ambition, and a shrewd ability...