Cinema: He Can Add

Hollywood Producer Leonard Goldstein received a telegram that surprised many people in the film colony when the news got around. Goldstein had got word that his newest picture, Battle at Apache Pass, was No. 1 in Variety's weekly poll of box-office hits. Apache Pass is an Indian picture that is merely a slight variation on the old theme of good guy v. bad guy among guns, horses and dust. But the film, which cost a piddling $681,000, is topping such gaudy epics as The Greatest Show on Earth ($3,000,000) and Quo Vadis ($6,500,000). Goldstein, 48, who is Hollywood's top moneymaking producer,...

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