The Press: Billy Rose Gives a Party

In his syndicated "Pitching Horseshoes" last week, Columnist Billy Rose told a touching tale about an actress of bygone days whom he called Harriet Reeves. According to Rose, she was a prima donna who made many enemies by her scene-stealing and slights before a weak heart forced her to quit the stage. Then, told that she had only a few months to live, Harriet Reeves contritely determined to give an elaborate party for the people she had wronged. But on the appointed night "last summer," nobody came. After two hours of humiliating waiting, Harriet Reeves had a heart attack and died....

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