Cinema: An Actor's Best Friend

Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one?

—Sherlock Holmes

In Hollywood, dogs are naturally more nervous than dogs in other places. The trouble, says Dr. Stanley Cooper, a busy Hollywood veterinarian, is that movie pets are living under the strain of Cinema-Scope and wide-screen tension. Last week, while waiting for Comic Jerry Lewis' poodle to come out of a coma. Cooper, a kindly, 36-year-old man, explained some of his theories:

"I notice, for instance, that when Hollywood writers are unemployed for a while and get to the hysteria stage, their dogs will often...

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