Books: Flame-Colored Spectacles

MOVIELAND—Ramon (Gomez de la Serna). Translated from the Spanish by Angel Flores—Macaulay ($2.50).

Spain has long been familiar with the name Ramon, for Author Serna, who prefers to call himself by his first name, has written more than 70 books and by his industry, versatility, publicity sense, has made himself a household word in his native land. Movleland (Cinelandia) is the first of his books to be translated for U. S. readers.

Movieland is a thinly-disguised portrait of Hollywood: a series of cinematic, lavishly colored scenes strung together on the thinnest thread of...

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