Strangers in Paradise – The Hollywood Emigres 1933-1950 by John Russell Taylor

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Christopher Webb 1983.

I met John Russell Taylor in Hollywood in around 1975. I was introduced to him by John Kobal, who owned the Kobal Collection of film stills. After he’d gone, Kobal referred to him as a faggot. But John Kobal died in 1991, of AIDS.

Just before Kobal’s cremation the organist played “Smoke gets in your Eyes”

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