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Baying in Hollywood - dead from the chin up

P. G Wodehouse gave his account of being a writer in Hollywood
'The actual work is negligible. ... so far, I have had eight collaborators. 
The system is that A. gets the original idea, 
B. comes in to work with him on it, 
C. makes a scenario, 
D. does preliminary dialogue,
and then they send for me to insert Class and what-not. 
Then E. and F., scenario writers, alter the plot and off we go again.middle-aged man in overcoat and trilby hat smiling cheerfully towards the camera

Wodehouse in 1930 (aged 48)
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century.

Although most of Wodehouse's fiction is set in England, he spent much of his life in the US and used New York and Hollywood as settings for some of his novels and short stories. During and after the First World War, together with Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern, he wrote a series of Broadway musical comedies that were an important part of the development of the American musical. He began the 1930s writing for MGM in Hollywood. In a 1931 interview, his naïve revelations of incompetence and extravagance at Hollywood studios caused a furore. In the same decade, his literary career reached a new peak.
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