The Press: Hollywood's Crier

Cinemactors with an urge to rough it build their homes and swimming pools amid the rocks and woods of Hollywood Hills, an area just north of Hollywood. There, deer, skunks, possum and even rattlesnakes are often seen. To complete the illusion of country life, almost everybody in Hollywood Hills reads the Canyon Crier (circ. 6,500), a fortnightly tabloid which one admirer calls "a New Yorker with its shoes off." For its pheasant-under-glass audience, the homey Crier dishes up an oatmeal fare. It treats everybody in Hollywood Hills as if they were small-town neighbors. The Crier reports their most trivial doings at...

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