The Press: Eager Igor

Anything can still happen in America. Less than ten years ago, slight, pompadoured little Igor Loiewski-Cassini landed in the U.S. with only $10, a hint of a titled past, and a lean & hungry look. By last week, at 30, as the new "Cholly Knickerbocker" of Hearst's New York Journal-American, he had reached the peak in his peculiar field.

The field was society gossip. Igor's most famous predecessor, the late Maury Henry Biddle Paul, made $100,000 a year out of writing, in his own brand of pink perfume, about the half-world of Manhattan's cafe...

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