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.
Krim was also a partner at the firm of Phillips Nizer Benjamin Krim & Ballon. Born in New York City, he received his B.A. from Columbia University in 1930, and graduated from Columbia Law School two years later.
He was married to Mathilde Krim. He died in New York City in 1994, age 84.
- "Krim, Trustees' Former Leader, Is Dead at 84". Columbia University Record. v.20 (4). 30 September 1994. Retrieved 2008-01-17.
- Arthur B. Krim on Internet Movie Database
- Oral History Interviews with Arthur B. Krim, from the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
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