Tag: San Simeon

September 29, 2017 /

I’ve been reading the fascinating memoirs of Carmel Snow, and I’ve noticed she does what every good writer does — she takes a core truth and fiddles with the details so they enhance the point like a smile lights up a face. In other words, she lies beautifully and to…

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Bette Davis putting on a game face at William Randolph Hearst’s birthday party, wedged between Hearst and his minion, Louella. Interviewed by Dick Cavett, Bette has few things to say about Miss Parsons.