Arthur B. Krim

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Arthur B. Krim

Arthur B. Krim (4 April 1910 – 21 September 1994) was an American entertainment lawyer, the former finance chairman for the U.S. Democratic Party, an adviser to President Lyndon Johnson and the former chairman of Eagle-Lion Films (1946–1949), United Artists (1951–1978), and Orion Pictures (1978–1992). His more than four decades as a movie studio head is one of the longest in Hollywood history.

Biography[edit]

Born to a Jewish family[1] in New York City, he received his B.A. from Columbia University in 1930, and graduated from Columbia Law School two years later. Krim was a partner at the firm of Phillips Nizer Benjamin Krim & Ballon.

Personal life[edit]

He was married to Mathilde Krim. He died in New York City in 1994, age 84.

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