Show Business: Sweet and Sour Sue

Get me Steiger, Candy and Boh Evans, in that order . . .

Hi, Rod darling. On our project, they're playing with McQueen, but I don't think they can pay the money . . . Candy, my angel. Do you want to come to dinner Thursday? Here's who I'm having: Bogdanovich, Evans, maybe Nicholson . . .Oh Bobby, hi, sweetheart. You want us to negotiate a deal right now? $500,000 against 10% of the gross—no. $250,000 plus 10%.

The dialogue is straight from the old B movies about backstage Hollywood, but nobody is laughing at...

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