Cinema: Rankypanky

The June Screen Writer cracked out with a parody by Screenwriter I. A. L. Diamond, which tells the story of J. Arthur Rank's second visit to Hollywood as Lewis Carroll might have told it:

'Twas ciros, and the cinelords

Were lolly par sing with their babes:

All goldwyns were acadawards

But demille ruled the nabes.

"Beware the Jarthurank, my lad!

The lion's claw, the eagle's wing!

And when U-I his pix, be glad

That DOS dos everything!"

He took his Johnston code in hand:

Long time the ranksome foe he sought —

So rested he by the schary tree,

And stood awhile in thought.


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