Abstract from Wikipedia : 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). He 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.