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At the beginning of December I took a trip to New York, and saw Berthold Viertel. I got home just as war was declared with Japan. Of course, our group was wildly excited – which surprised me, in a way, … Continue reading

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News in the papers of poor Norman Mailer’s breakdown.  One headline said, “Author Mailer Stabs Wife.” Don misread this as, “Arthur Miller Stabs Wife,” and said to himself, “Why don’t they mention Marilyn Monroe?” We agreed that,  if it had … Continue reading

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“May I give you some cream?” “Just a little, please.” “Is this how you like it? “Thank you, that’s delicious.” Our voices sounded so absurd  that I could have laughed out loud. We were like two unimportant characters in the … Continue reading

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“Well, well,” observed Mr Norris. “Dear me, what a very small place the world is.” “You never met my mother, I suppose? Or my uncle, the admiral?” I was quite resigned, now, to playing the relationships game. It was boring … Continue reading

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