Books: Hollywood Harlequinade

QUEER PEOPLE—Carroll & Garrett Graham—Vanguard ($2). Theodore Anthony White is a picaresque rascal, a newspaperman. He lands in Los Angeles about as broke as usual, gets a job on a morning paper, is taken drunk, loses his job, wakes up next morning entangled in Hollywood. Successively, never too successfully, he is scenario writer, press agent, blackmailer, entertainer in a bawdy house. To a friend who asks him if he likes the last job better than being in a studio, Hero White replies: "Well, you work with a better class of people."


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