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Quotation by Ben Hecht
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Much more frequent in Hollywood than the emergence of Cinderella is her sudden vanishing. At our party, even in those glowing days, the clock was always striking twelve for someone at the height of greatness; and there was never a prince to fetch her back to the happy scene.
Ben Hecht (1893–1964), U.S. journalist, author, screenwriter. "My Poverty Row," bk. 5, A Child of the Century (1954).
Writing of Hollywood 1925-1945.
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