Show Business: Love Is a Sometime Thing

Ever since capturing 20th Century-Fox from the cold grip of Wall Street last summer, President Darryl F. Zanuck had been holed up in his Manhattan bunker, coldly sniping at Cleopatra. Then, armed with the excellent argument that any unfinished movie that has cost its studio $35 million must be a scandal, Zanuck moved into Paris for close combat with Writer-Director Joseph Mankiewicz. Last week the generalissimo took careful aim, picked Mankiewicz off, and flew home with Cleopatra under his arm. Having made a career of making others dance to his martial music, he was scarcely prepared for the rebellion that followed.


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