The Press: After Quirk

After Quirk

Seventeen years ago in Chicago an attractive, blue-eyed miss named Katherine Dougherty got a $15-a-week job as assistant bookkeeper for a skimpy little pamphlet called Photoplay. Last week Miss Dougherty went from the Chicago to the Manhattan office of Photoplay to succeed the late James R. Quirk as president & publisher. In the interim she had folded circulars, addressed envelopes, read manuscripts, worked 40 Sundays a year for the first five years. She is still attractive and young looking. Photoplay is no longer a pamphlet but the most dignified, most richly...

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