Cinema: Herman's Place

"It's like this," explained Giro's Proprietor Herman Hover last week, adjusting his hand-painted cravat (tropical birds). "You've got to get a room jumping. You've got to fill it with hep people. If you haven't got a jumpy room, you haven't got a Hollywood nightclub."

Enhancing Milady. If anybody knows about Hollywood nightclubs, and how to get a room jumping, it's Herman Hover. When he took an option on the famed Giro's six years ago, he was taking on the town's No. 1 white elephant. When a fire gutted it shortly afterward, his prospects looked...

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