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.
Born to a Jewish family 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.
He was married to Mathilde Krim. He died in New York City in 1994, age 84.
- Brook, Vincent (December 15, 2016). From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood: Chapter 1: Still an Empire of Their Own: How Jews Remain Atop a Reinvented Hollywood. Purdue University Press. p. 17. ISBN 9781557537638.
- "Krim, Trustees' Former Leader, Is Dead at 84". Columbia University Record. v.20 (4). 30 September 1994. Retrieved 2008-01-17.
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