Cinema: Lasky Out

Hollywood was not surprised last week when Jesse Louis Lasky quit as Paramount's first vice president in charge of production. Four months ago he had had a three-month "leave of absence." Soon Paramount's eastern office announced his resignation. The West Coast office and Mr. Lasky denied it. Last month the leave of absence was extended one month. It expired last week as Vice President Lasky sat day after day squabbling with Vice President Sam Katz. What Mr. Katz did not say was that Mr. Lasky was no longer wanted in Paramount. What...

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