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Industrialist, Born 1913, Heidelberg Ukraine, Died 2009
Victor Smorgon is one of Australia's richest industrial entrepreneurs but he began his life in starvation and poverty in the turbulent years when Russia moved from a tsarist regime to communism. In this interview, he reveals the secrets of his phenomenal success in business as he tells the story of his extraordinary life. He was interviewed for Film Australia's Australian Biography series in 1998.


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