Letters, Feb. 18, 1935

30¢ Hole Sirs:

In TIME, Jan. 28, under Cinema, I read the astounding statement that a shot of the Black Hole of Calcutta cost $30,000!! Follows a cut that doesn't look more than 3O¢ worth.

Now what in the nation did they spend the remaining $29,999.70 for? Or did they, perchance scoop said hole out of a gold mine?

MADGE M. RICE Detroit, Mich.


You say "Black Hole of Calcutta cost $30,000, time, 15 seconds, and I accept that as true. My dear husband says I am too credulous to take in such...

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