In these diary entries written between January and December 1945, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: talking to Henry Ginsberg, who asked Brackett to give the script for To Each His Own to Mitchell Leisen; seeing the first full rough cut of the picture The Lost Weekend; working with Billy Wilder on Bill of Goods; discussing Dr. Knock with Wilder and Jose Ferrer; going to a board meeting at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; having breakfast with Mervyn LeRoy; going to a preview of The Lost Weekend in San Bernardino, California; having a talk with John Lund; having lunch with Sheila Graham and Harry Mines; lunching with director George Cukor; driving to Long Beach to a showing of To Each His Own; learning the news of Paramount being picketed shut by the Conference of Studio Unions; and having lunch with Katherine Ann Porter, who was put on The Duchess of Suds.
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