"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:
Arriving in New Orleans to open a three-day engagement in The Constant Wife, Ethel Barrymore wheeled on a young woman newshawk, snapped: "I don't give interviews, especially to little whelps who don't know anything."
Said her interviewer: "You can't talk to me like that."
Boiled Miss Barrymore, digging her nails into the young woman's chin: "The hell I can't, you little wart! . . . You little rat! ... You little bitch!"
Paying his first visit to the U. S., British Novelist James Hilton (Lost...