People: The Law

The D.A.'s Office: Week after Cinemactor Errol Flynn was charged with raping a 17-year-old Betty, up spoke a nightclub dancing Peggy, who said she was also 17 and, casting her mind back two years to a yachting party, believed she too had been raped by Flynn. In Hollywood's reminiscent imaginations the affair Flynn began to assume the proportions of a first-class local disaster—of the career-wrecking variety that once turned Roscoe ("Fatty") Arbuckle into a has-been. In Hollywood a new million-dollar Flynn picture (Desperate Journey) was booed. Warner Bros, worried: on hand are two...

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