"Horning Into Africa, " California Graphic Press, 1931.
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[on 'The Thin Man']. We shot it in sixteen days, retakes and all. And that sweet smell of success was in every frame.
He suffered from heart problems and was dying of cancer when he directed his final film, Journey for Margaret
(1942). A Christian Scientist, he refused all treatment and remained quiet about his condition. He committed suicide to end his suffering, but the method of suicide remains unknown and obituaries of the day did not mention suicide at all. It is likely that it was a suicide planned ...