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Biography

Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker
TV Episode | 45 min | Documentary, Biography

The life and career of film mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, founder of Twentieth Century Fox, is examined featuring film clips, archival footage, and interviews.
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Updated Sep 3, 1995

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Sep 3, 1995 (United States)

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Darryl F. Zanuck
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7.1 / 10 | 72 votes