Loew[lō], Marcus 1870-1927.
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, Marcus 1870-1927.
American motion-picture producer who founded a national chain of movie theaters (1912). Later, as head of Metro Pictures, he helped orchestrate the series of mergers that led to the formation of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1924).