The Man who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

The Man who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

Book Talk with Author Vanda Kreft and Professor Frederick Wasser (Brooklyn College)

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7:00 pm

$10 general ● $5 students/AJHS members/seniors ● $12 at the door 

Join us for a panel discussion to celebrate the publication of Vanda Kreft’s The Man who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. A riveting story of ambition, greed, and genius unfolding at the dawn of modern America. This landmark biography brings into focus a fascinating brilliant entrepreneur—like Steve Jobs or Walt Disney, a true American visionary—who risked everything to realize his bold dream of a Hollywood empire.

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