Sport: Stagehand

Myron Selznick, Hollywood talent agent, put $6,000 on his own entry. The $50 parimutuel windows trailed long queues of cinema celebrities, the $5 windows were stampeded. Over $1,370,000 was bet in four hours. It was a holiday in Hollywood and most studio folk, from Clark Gable down to the lowliest stagehand, were among the 60,000 people celebrating Washington's Birthday with a day at the races.

Feature event was the Santa Anita Derby, a $60,000 stake which would get top billing at any other U. S. race track. But at Santa Anita, where everything...

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