Cinema: Meow!

When powerful Gossipist Hedda Hopper chatters to her 30 million newspaper readers, Hollywood's biggest bigwigs fear to talk back. Turning to its daily trade papers on Valentine's Day last week, Hollywood gawked at two full-page ads. Neatly encircled by a heart, the ads carried a rudely unsentimental message for Hedda from Actress Joan Bennett, wife of Producer Walter (Joan of Arc) Wanger.

On one side was an excerpt from a Hedda column gibing at Actress Joan Fontaine. On the other was an excerpt from a column by Hearst's Harry Crocker, frequent escort of Actress Fontaine, noting an "inane attack in print by...

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