Cinema: Broadcaster Banned

Gullible Radio Gossiper Robert Garrett was last week barred from all Hollywood studios, then fired. His indefensible offense: broadcasting over Los Angeles radio station KEHE that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer officials had propped up dead Actor Robert McWade (TIME, Jan. 31), photographed the back of his head to complete a scene in Of Human Hearts. To backers of New York's proposed Berg Bill, designed to bring radio slander under the libel laws, Hollywood's resounding reproof of Gossiper Garrett brought great satisfaction; to harebrained radio gossipers, pause.

While the National Association of Broadcasters convened last week in Washington, D. C., not a mention was made of...

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