Max E. Youngstein
Max E. Youngstein (March 21, 1913, New York City – July 8, 1997) was an American film producer who worked for United Artists, formed United Artists Music and United Artists Records then became an independent film producer.
Youngstein was educated at Fordham University in New York and Brooklyn Law School. He became the assistant director of Advertising and Publicity for 20th Century Fox in 1941. In 1945 he created a Publicity and Promotion Department for the United States Treasury.
In 1951, Youngstein joined Arthur Krim, Robert Benjamin, Arnold Picker and Bill Heineman in purchasing the then financially troubled United Artists studio from Charles Chaplin and Mary Pickford. None of the individuals placed their name on the studio's product.