CRIME: Mann & Woman

The West Coast correspondent for Lord Beaverbrook's London Daily Express was one of the busiest men in Los Angeles last week. Covering the Mann Act trial of Charles Spencer Chaplin for both British and Australian newspapers, he had to file two separate stories every day. For Britons, to whom British Subject Chaplin is still the lovable, great little cockney comedian, he was carefully sympathetic. But for Australians he could be tougher and more realistic.

Australians have begun to acquire the U.S. view of a Chaplin minus mustache and baggy pants, the off-screen...

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