Darryl Zanuck threw a party to start his daughter Susan off on her singing career and insisted that everybody be there. I went down and lit the place with six big strobes. They brought in a comedy musical act that performed with a trapeze. They would hang by their heels and play their horns and a bass fiddle. It was a very funny act. Zanuck was drunk by that time. He took the trapeze and said, “ I'm now going to chin myself with one hand. There are only five people in the world that can do this.” He took his shirt off and said, “No pictures, please.”
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