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May 15, 2014

Almanac: Alva Johnston and Fred Smith on celebrity

"A celebrity has a negative or an inverted sense of hearing; he can hear his name not being mentioned at forty paces."

Alva Johnston and Fred Smith, "How to Raise a Child: The Education of Orson Welles, Who Didn't Need It" (Saturday Evening Post, Jan. 27, 1940)

Posted May 15, 2014 9:00 AM

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