Charles Ray was a popular juvenile star in the 1910s and ’20s, but by the ’30s, his career was on the rocks, and he turned to writing. Here’s another in a series of offerings from his book, Hollywood Shorts, a collection of short stories set in Tinseltown.
pull you away from your work. But I couldn’t bring myself to mention it over the telephone.”
Mr. Howard J. Morris felt fog enveloping him which didn’t clear as he listened attentively.
“I understand that we are to have some fine stories from your pen during the year. That’s fine. Well, we’re getting started, aren’t we?” With hand on the author’s shoulder, the executive guided him to the door. “Now drop in and see me just any time. And,” he lowered his voice, “you don’t need to say anything to the department about all this. If they should make any comment at all,
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