Mr. Zukor's Story

Adolph Zukor, now in Paris, replying to the queries of French reporters as to whether Hollywood was really as wicked as all that, responded sternly in the negative.

"Hollywood," said Mr. Zukor, "is a very quiet place." He paused. "How disappointing!" chorused the reporters politely. "A very quiet place," he resumed, emphatically, "No drinking—very little smoking. And as for the evenings—they're just as quiet! Why, they're practically inaudible. No sound at all but the popping of the California poppies." And the reporters went disconsolately away.

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