People: People, Jan. 31, 1944


Tallulah Bankhead heard that among the 20-odd reporters gathered in honor of her role in Lifeboat (see p. 94) was a young woman from New York City's crusading newspaper PM, "My God, if I'd known," seethed Tallulah. "Of all the filthy, rotten, Communist rags . . . that is the most vicious ['clenched fists up to ear level,' dutifully noted the PM reporter], dangerous . . . hating paper . . . cruel . . . unfair ... I loathe it ... Darling, I hope I haven't hurt you." To PM's editor, a...

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