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Marcus Loew, Well Known Picture Magnate, Dies at 55

Marcus Loew, well-known American picture magnate, died yesterday while sleeping in his home in Glencove, L. I. He was fifty-five years old.

Mr. Loew was a leading figure in the motion picture industry of this country, and was the President of the Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation. He was at the head of an organization having a chain of 300 theatres.