"I wish I were with you, baby, because I love you. God bless you. Dolores." "Darling, you must get well because of my love for you. Dolores." "I love you. Dolores."

Published almost instantly in the papers of two continents, these and other messages from Dolores Del Rio, screen star, in Hollywood, to her divorced husband, Jaime, ill in Berlin, did not particularly impress a U. S. public accustomed to accept the quasi-private quarrels and love-making of picture people with the same scepticism usually roused by their screen depictions of the same kind of thing.

Few, therefore, took seriously the press accounts of...

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