The Press: Wouldn't You Know!

With the uncanny prescience of the born reporter, Lolly was there when it happened—well, almost. From Rome last week, junketing Hollywood Columnist Louella O. Parsons cabled a gushing lead to the Hearstpapers: "Wouldn't you know that I'd be within two blocks of the scene at the very time Angelo* Pallante attempted to kill Palmiro Togliatti, the most dangerous Communist in Italy!" Louella's story: she and Actress Merle Oberon were on a shopping expedition when the attempted assassination took place. The tragic result: "Neither of us was able to finish the buying of gifts we hoped to take home."

* Louella meant Antonio...

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