Russian-born American film studio executive.
Co-founder of 20th Century Fox.
Schenck founded Twentieth Century Pictures with Darryl Zanuck in 1933, merging it with Fox Film Corporation in 1935. After becoming chairman of the newly formed 20th Century Fox, he was one of the most powerful and influential people in the film business.
Joseph M. Schenck. -Wikipedia
"Joseph Schenck, Pioneer in American Motion Picture Industry, Dead" - Jewish Telegraphic Agency (1961)
"Joseph M. Schenck - Biography" - IMDb