Cinema: No Time for Temperament

The Big Business of moviemaking can no longer afford to pamper its temperamental stars. This simple fact of Hollywood economics was made abundantly clear last week to Tenor Mario Lanza, Who rode to movie stardom on the success of the musical, The Great Caruso.

Lanza's new picture was to be The Student Prince. At his studio's urging, Tenor Lanza whittled down his overstuffed, 2201b. hulk to a romantic, semi-princely 178 Ibs. But on shooting day, Mario did not feel like working.

His sulky mood continued for the next fortnight, with off & on suspensions and promises to report. Meanwhile, the cast and crew...

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