Show Business: The Other Star in the Family

A few hours before his sister Shirley MacLaine won her Oscar, Warren Beatty brought her a gift. Or, rather, he left it at the office of her agent and asked that it be given to her in the car on the way to the ceremony. When she opened it, she started to cry. She recalls, "It was the most caring present I have ever received—very complicated, with many parts, five of which I have figured out the meaning of. It took him months of thought to put it together." As she tells the story, she starts to sob again. Then she...

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