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Cerf:

By the time you come next time, Robbin, I'll have everything in order.

Q:

Okay. Well, one other thing-- Miriam Hopkins I see you were engaged to.

Cerf:

I was never engaged to her. That's just newspaper gossip. But I had a girl all the time I was in college who now lives in Louisville, Kentucky. I told you about the night club, when we were at the dock in a canoe, and the boy who danced at the night club who is now Senator George Murphy.

Well, after her there was the girl whom Don, my partner, and I loved simultaneously. Then I began meeting the honest-to-goodness glamour girls. I told you about Miriam sailing into the office and how I took her to the football game the next day. We became very great friends.

Q:

Do you want to go into your first marriage at all?

Cerf:

Well, just to pass over that quickly. The Sylvia story-- that's quite an episode in my life.

Q:

A short but important one.

Cerf:

One night I took a girl to see a show called “Bad Girl,” by Viña Delmar. It had been taken from her novel of the same name--an enormous best seller. Well, the girl who was playing



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