Cinema: All Is Bright

For months, like a ham actor overplaying a role, Hollywood has been beating its breast and wailing about the hard times. There is plenty of reason for wailing. Studios like Warner and RKO are carrying on only token operations; Eagle-Lion has suspended production. The foreign market is shot, the cost of making pictures has risen skyhigh, like everything else, and who can predict what damage television will eventually do to the movie industry?

Last week, the heads of all the studios had called a conference to face these grim issues, wrestle with them and...

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