Cinema: Libel

Radio's glibbest cinemagpie is Jimmy Fidler, whose broadcasts of Hollywood gossip are sponsored by Procter & Gamble Co. (Drene Shampoo). Last week Cinemactress Constance Bennett de la Falaise de la Coudraye sued Fidler, sponsor, et al. for libel, asking $250,000 damages. Flip Fidlerism: that Connie had snubbed Comedienne Patsy Kelly on a Hal Roach set; that studio workmen, Patsy's pals, bought flowers for her, none for Connie.


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