1944 in Print — Looking at Hollywood by Hedda Hopper, July 1, 1944

July 1, 1944, Follies

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July 1, 1944

Louella Parsons is on vacation and instead of running her replacement, Dorothy Manners, I thought I would switch to dear, old Hedda. I’m not a Hedda fan, so she won’t last long, but I thought she would make an interesting contrast with Louella, Walter Winchell and Sidney Skolsky.

Judge William B. McKay opens an investigation into charges of police brutality in Glendale and Burbank after the arrest of a 21-year-old man who says he was beaten by police and moved from jail to jail so he authorities couldn’t be served with a write of habeas corpus.

July 1, 1944, Police Brutality

July 1, 1944, Hedda Hopper

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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