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Darryl Zanuck DARRYL F ZANUCK 1902-1979; Head of Twentieth Century-Fox
Television won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night. • 1946, source unknown
Frank Zappa FRANK ZAPPA 1940-1993; American musician
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. • source unknown
Adoph Zukor ADOLPH ZUKOR 1873-1976; Founder of Famous Players and Paramount
It would be folly to bring out the wide film and place additional burdens on the exhibitors. I can assure you that the producers of America have decided to delay the advent of the wide film until such time as it is necessary again to provide an attraction to the public. • 1930, referring to the large-screen formats that fail to take off
Vladimir Zworykin VLADIMIR ZWORYKIN 1889-1982; Pioneer of television technology
The technique is wonderful. I didn’t even dream it would be so good. But I would never let my children come close to the thing. • of television, interview, 29 July 1981, his 92nd birthday
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