Film Rights to Kim

Sir James Gets Them for Maude Kiskadden — Weeping, Wailing

About 117 well-fed motion picture producers are gnashing in the neighborhood of 1,000 gold teeth over the tidings that Rudyard Kipling has parted with the film rights to Kim. The gnashing is particularly reverberant owing to the fact that he has given them to an amateur in the field of flickering drama—and a woman, at that! The woman and the amateur—Miss Maude Adams.

In actual fact Miss Adams is not such an amateur as the majority may suppose. Ever since her recovery...

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