Cinema: The Hepburn Story

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Hollywood, which is crowded with luscious cuties, decided that Katharine Hepburn was no great beauty. Her body suggests a collection of fine bones held together by freckles. Her vivid, angular face is topped by red hair pinned up any which way. Her penetrating voice can be as disturbing as some of her strong opinions. When she first arrived in Hollywood, her agent, Myron Selznick, took one look and groaned: "My God, are we sticking them $1,500 a week for this!"

Broadway felt much the same way about her abilities. Critic Dorothy Parker...

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