Cinema: Summer Vacation

At 9 o'clock one evening last week, a dignified, white-haired man, his lawyer at his side, walked into Los Angeles' towering county jail building and surrendered on his bond. At the booking desk he emptied his pockets, received an ill-fitting blue denim uniform to replace his elegant double-breasted grey flannel suit. Soon, reported a turnkey, No. 22487 was "sleeping like a baby" in the upper bunk of cell 10A2 on the twelfth floor. Hollywood Producer Walter (Stagecoach) Wanger, 57, a suave man with "no previous arrests," had begun what he called his "summer vacation."

In the lower bunk of Wanger's cell lay...

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