Cinema: Heartbreaker

Handsome Spangler Arlington Brugh, 27, got into the movies when a scout saw him in Journey's End at Pomona College, which graduated him in 1933. A matinee idol and shopgirls' delight from the beginning, he got off on the wrong foot when critics dubbed him "Beautiful" Robert Taylor. To counteract this tendency, his studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, put him in one two-fisted role after another, swaddled him in he-man publicity. One day last week, Spangler Arlington Brugh took matters into his own hands.

Leaving the set where he was at work with luscious Hedy Lamarr, he journeyed to San Diego with the woman...

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