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If you did not come, he was offended, "- says one of the employees.For Mayer such a requirement was tantamount to hundreds of "children," the wish of "father." Meyer liked it very much. He did not expect that very soon, "someone" will attempt to deprive him of it.Everyone knew that Marcus Loew poor health, he suffers from chronic heart disease, so that no one was particularly surprised when the summer of 1927 he spent at a resort in Saratoga. September 3, he suddenly complained of fatigue. He was taken to Pembroke, where he even received visitors, among them - Adolph Zukor.Nobody thought that his position is critical. However, the day he died. Loew, who was only fifty-seven years, died on the first of the Hollywood moguls. At his funeral, gathered prominent figures of the film industry. There was William Randolph Hearst, Lee Schubert, Adolf Zukor, Carl Lemmle, William Fox, Griffith, J. Robert Rubin, Meyer.At the forefront were the new "empire builders." And again they were immigrants from Eastern Europe. Loeve widow gave all things Nick Shenk. Nick and his brother Joe were children emigrated from Russia. Over time, they have acquired a pharmacy, then park, on what and amassed a fortune. Tomtom they met with Loew.He hired Joe and Nick: Nick later became president, and Joe - producer. Of the two brothers more loved Joe. He was considered a kind, generous man who never fails to help a friend. Nick also did nothing to make a good impression. Like Zukor, he loved the power and love her show.After the death of Loeve competitors started making plans about the acquisition of his company. Schenck, to draw their interest to their advantage, he download the film Mohra
and offered to negotiate. He talked with Zukor and "Warner Brothers", but showed the most interest, William Fox.Biographer Fox Upton Sinclair wrote that Fox download the film Mohra
and intended to subordinate its control all theaters of America, and possibly all of filmmaking. Like Zukor, he was insatiable. Shenk he offered to buy the "MGM" and merge with his company for fifty million dollars. Schenk also received commission - ten million dollars.Such an offer he could not refuse Schenk. After six months of negotiations, sale of the company held on 24 February 1929. Fox has at its disposal the largest studio in the world. At least - on paper. The fact that kuplyaprodazha held during the change of power - Coolidge's presidency succeeded Hoover.Merging of large companies, as "Fox Film Corporation" and "Loew Incorporated" could not attract the attention of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division.
Fox tried to solve the problem visit to the Assistant Attorney General William Donovan, who promised support.And because he was the most likely candidate for the post of attorney general, the merger seemed a foregone conclusion. What Fox did not take into account is the possibility to Louis B. Mayer, who now heads the "MGM". During negotiations Schenk did not consult with him.Shortly before signing Meyer met with Fox and expressed dissatisfaction over the fact that his opinion was not taken into account.