Cinema: Still Pursuing It

Still Pursuing It For two days and one night last week, Barbara Payton stayed true to Franchot Tone. She visited Tone in the hospital where he was recovering from his fight with Tom Neal (TIME, Sept. 24), swore that she would marry him, and publicly called Tom Neal "a brute." There was even some twittering about a bedside wedding. But then Barbara was herself again.

Tuesday night, said Hollywood's wagging tongues, she went straight from the hospital to a restaurant, where she met none other than Tom Neal. Next night a Hollywood newspaperman kept vigil outside Barbara's house. He was amply rewarded....

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