Cinema: From the Word Factory

Hollywood, which is notoriously touchy about harsh words from outsiders, listened last week to a plain-spoken spat between two of its own. Producer Sam Goldwyn began it by deciding to toss in his lot with the independent film producers (S.I.M.P.P.). He announced that he was quitting the two trade associations of the major studios (M.P.A.A. and A.M.P.P.), because "there must be a return to real free enterprise in our industry." Dapper Eric Johnston, who heads them both, took a deep breath and fired:

"Our members ... are relieved by Mr. Goldwyn's withdrawal. During...

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