Cinema: Bagdad-on-the-Pacific

Hollywood, accustomed to the spotlight, was last week Xrayed. In the best book ever written about Hollywood.* Author Leo Calvin Rosten, 33, who also writes under the name of Leonard Q. Ross, and his staff of social scientists published the product of three years' work (financed by the Carnegie and Rockefeller Foundations).

Assorted Hollywoodiana:

> Of Hollywood's 1,753 class-A actors (class-B are extras), half earned $5,000 or less in 1938, 54 made $100,000 or more; 50% of the actors in Hollywood today have never earned as much as $10,500 a year.

> The average...

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