A VIEW NOT TO DIE FOR
The window facing the outer “world” of 46th Street from the poop deck. This is where the VARIETY muckamucks perched, starting from Sime right through to Abel and Syd. Down on the sidewalk on 46th Street, Jimmy Durante used to do a song and dance for Sime’s amusement, teasing him all the while.
Notice the box of Kleenex next to the pile of papers. Either someone had a cold or maybe incoming copy was sometimes so bad it brought tears to the editor’s eyes – Besa