SEQUEL: Tallulah's Triumph

U.S. sensation-seekers and eyebrow-lifters were tantalized almost beyond endurance three weeks ago, when Tallulah Bankhead's grey-haired, 59-year-old ex-maid, Mrs. Evyleen Cronin, went on trial for larceny in Manhattan. Mrs. Cronin's attorney loudly promised to prove that his client was forced to buy "marijuana, cocaine, booze and gigolos" for the actress, and that she raised Tallulah's checks only to pay for her employer's excesses. But though Tallulah paced like a fevered tigress, in her desire to testify, the defense, equipped with windy oratory rather than facts, refused to cross-examine her. The sensation...

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