Cinema: The New Pictures: Apr. 4, 1938

Fools for Scandal (Warner Bros.) cost $900,000, of which harum-scarum Actress Carole Lombard got $150,000, Belgian-born Actor Fernand Gravet $50,000. Less of a drain on the budget was the $25 a day paid for several weeks to cafe society's No. 1 hitchhiker, "Prince" Mike Romanoff (real name: Harry Gerguson). Actor Gravet got his first Hollywood job (The King and the Chorus Girl) year and a half ago because Producer-Director Mervyn LeRoy thought he resembled Edward VIII. Prince Mike got his because there is no one Hollywood appreciates more than a persistent pretender....

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