Frances . . . Frances!

During the making of a film, Samuel Goldwyn had a habit of phoning his associates whenever an idea came to him, regardless of the hour. Richard Nash, who was writing the screenplay for “Porgy and Bess,” was the unfortunate recipient of such a call, at three o’clock in the morning. “Do you know what time it is?” he snapped. Goldwyn paused for a moment, then turned to his wife. “Frances,” he said, “Mr. Nash wants to know what time it is.”

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