Tribal Rites in Lotus Land . . .

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"Lemme just take this call," says producer Lawrence Gordon, interrupting an interview to grab the phone. What follows is one of those edgy Hollywood power conversations, laced with sarcasm, posturing and barely controlled venom. "What do you mean you have nothing to do with it?" says Gordon. "No, I don't believe you . . . Suppose I bid $5 million, will you take credit for it?" Gordon hangs up the phone, then says with a smile, "So now we have to go to plan B."

And what is plan B, the interviewer asks. "Can't tell you," says Gordon. "Too dirty."

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