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A.C. Lyles in his Paramount office, which is lined with photos of friends and colleagues from his 83 years in the movie business. Lyles has spent his entire career at Paramount.
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"A city that was home to one of the largest and most famous Jewish communities in Europe ended up destroying itself during the Second World War," explains Charles King, author of Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams. "It's a story that, until now, has been largely buried in dusty government archives half a world away."
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