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WSJ Piece on Hungarian Film Industry

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Joining Film Fight, Hungary Tries To Go Hollywood

I love the lede:

In Hollywood's early days, Hungarians helped build the movie business. Adolph Zukor founded Paramount, William Fox (born Wilhelm Fried) started 20th Century Fox, and director George Cukor blazed a trail from "The Philadelphia Story" to "My Fair Lady." In Hollywood legend, a sign on one studio door once warned, "It's not enough to be Hungarian, you have to have talent too."

Rick E. Bruner | East Euro Current News | Aug 26, 2004 | Comments (0)

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