By George Axelrod
From the Academy Award nominated screenwriter of Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Manchurian Candidate comes a panoramic tale of homicide and mischief… it is the tale of a big-game hunter, fisherman, fighter, customer to Cuba, inebriated, and Nobel Prize-winning writer, lately deceased of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, whose ultimate unpublished manuscript may well fetch a mint… it is the tale of a quick, balding guy with a high-pitched voice and a vicious wit, whose cocktail events are the controversy of the city, particularly while a gorgeous girl dies at certainly one of them… it is the tale of Hollywood’s sexiest starlet, who manages to hide issues even if she’s donning not anything yet a towel… …and it’s the tale of Dick Sherman, intrepid ny writer, at the path of the literary locate of the century – and the killer who will cease at not anything to maintain it from being came across.
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He was a skinny, bald, smiling little man who gave marvelous parties. He himself did not hover in the background, an untasted drink in his hand, looking inscrutable. He was usually in the middle of things, organizing parlor games and putting on women’s hats. Far from being sinister, he was inclined to giggle and he made everyone write something in his guest book. I left the hotel Friday evening, still shaky but feeling better, and arrived at Walter’s party a few minutes after six. Two serving bars and a tremendous buffet had been set up in the second floor dining room.
Their faces were completely expressionless. ” I said. ” Neither of them spoke. The tall one put his hand on my chest and pushed very hard. I was off balance and fell backward. The two men came into the apartment and closed the door behind them. ” I said. Jean Dahl had control of herself again. You would not have known that a moment before her eyes had been wide with panic. “So there’s going to be rough stuff,” she said. Her voice was very cool. ” the short one said. ” I picked up a whisky bottle from the bar and threw it at the tall one as hard as I could.
That was in 1940 and Janis was twenty-one. She’d had a season of summer stock at Provincetown and had come to New York that fall. She was living at one of those clubs for stagestruck girls on the upper west side. The thing we had in common was the theatre. The only difference was that Janis had talent. I had absolutely none. I had held two jobs, assistant stage manager for a successful Wiman show, and stage manager for a straight play that ran three nights. At the time I was laboring under the misapprehension that I was a writer.
Blackmailer by George Axelrod