Lajos Zilahy

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Nagyszalonta, Austria-Hungary
Author, director. He was the popular, fashionable and celebrated author of the period between two world wars. In 1934-36 he was the editor of Magyarország (Hungary), in 1940-44 The Bridge, an art periodical. In 1939 he established a film studio named Pegazus, which operated until the end of 1943. He also tried to direct. After the war he was the editor of the daily newspaper Szabadság (Liberty), Editor-in-Chief at Literature and Science. In 1948 he left Hungary and lived in the US. Read more...