When the U.S. Treasury published its annual list of 1947's top U.S. salaries this week, the cinemactors who usually adorn it were conspicuous by their absence. National Theaters' Charles P. Skouras, who has led the list for two years, topped it again with $810,000 in salary and bonuses (before taxes). But in the next nine on the list, there was only one Hollywoodian, Movie Director Preston Sturges.* All the rest were corporate bigwigs.

There were such veterans on the list as American Tobacco Co. President Vincent Riggio ($484,202), Bethlehem Steel's Eugene Grace...

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