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Legendary producer, Adolph Zukor, was born on Jan 7, 1873 in Ricse, Austria-Hungary. [now in Hungary]. Zukor died at the age of 103 on Jun 10, 1976 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Temple Israel Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY.



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Adolph Zukor's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #101 on Jan 5, 1953. Zukor was never nominated for an Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Award in 1948 as a man who has been called the father of the feature film in America, for his services to the industry over a period of forty years .

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Founder of the Famous Players Film Company.

Paramount Pictures Corporation merged with Viacom International, Inc. Together, the merged companies own the United Paramount Network (UPN), the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and all its subsidiaries, the TVLand network, the Comedy Central network, the Black Entertainment Television (BET)network, Blockbuster Inc., The Spelling Entertainment Corporation and its subsidiaries, owned by Aaron Spelling, Showtime Networks Inc., the Country Music Television (CMT) network, the Spike TV network, the Video Hits 1 (VH1) network, Music Television (MTV) Networks, the Nickelodeon network, and Nick at Nite. Viacom split into two companies, the new Viacom Inc. and CBS Corporation on December 31, 2005. CBS Corporation re-branded Paramount's television distributing division as CBS Paramount Television, comprised of three divisions: CBS Paramount Network Television, CBS Paramount Domestic Television and CBS Paramount International Television.

He was credited as presenter to Paramount cartoons from 1935 to 1939. These cartoons were acquired by television distributors U.M.&M., National Telefilm Associates, and Associated Artists Productions, in 1955. The TV distributors were instructed to remove all evidence of Paramount's involvement in the cartoons. The "Adolph Zukor Presents" byline was kept on, but the "Paramount Presents" bylines were blacked out. The TV distributors apparently did not think that anyone would recognize Zukor as Paramount's chairman.

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