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The Ultimate Insult

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Lesson: Be a pioneer in new realms, not a slave to old ones.     The movie industry was once called The Dream Factory. But it was not always so. In its inception, it was treated like an automobile factory with assembly lines and production schedules. The stories were simplistic, and all of them less than 15 minutes in length. But that would change because of one man with a dream. In the early 1900’s, Adolph Zukor, a fur trader with a wild idea, sat on the hard benches outside the boardroom of the film distributor General Films—the largest film...

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