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When first mention of consenting to a movie, Mr. Kroch told me that historians, biographers, movie-makers, have right to make such presentations about persons no longer living, and, if do not name other members of the family they cannot interfere, and there are ways of weaving them in by describing them and giving them names similar, but not their real ones, making it clear who are meant, ? then not having to pay anything to any of us.  If done after I'll be gone, then up to Paul to make bargain, or not, protecting himself and his family from the wiles of I. Stone, and his combination.  Doubtless Kroch would guide and favor them, knowing how to protect them against Paul, knowing to arrange to have undertaking done legally.  Writers and publishers come from east and elsewhere to Mr. Kroch for expert advice and instructions how to safeguard against loopholes resorted to by subjects and relatives ; even within the law can become nuisance-value retarding progress, and expensive.

Jerry Giesler, and Le Compte Davis, in Los Angeles, would checkmate the attempt to make a movie without our consent,? both devoted to D? through his difficulties there,? and to me ever since.  To Stone when he wnet to them for information for the book, he wrote to me that they were still our loyal friends, and asked him to give me their love, admiration, etc.? and every year they send me lovely holiday greetings, and Mrs. Davis writes me fine letters,? imfrequently, but with warmest enduring friendship.  I have letters from Jerry Giesler asking me to notify him if any specific efforts are ventured for a movie, etc. Stone wrote me that Le C? Davis is the most important, outstanding, high-toned att'y in Los A,? and of course Jerry G? is well-known as attorney for Hollywood celebrities,? so we have friends to act for us, if needed

Maurice Berkson, in Methodist Building, said to worth millions, regards Stone as a genius, and Stone and he have adjoining estates in the Encino section occupied by the highest-paid stars.  Berkson many times wrote and telephoned, urging me to have lunch with him at Standard Club? to talk over changing my mind about refusing to accept Stone's $500.oo?  - for rights to produce the Darrow screening,? which I firmly declined orally, and in writing,? so? it was a great surprise to me that Paul had been approaced about it, the first I'd learned about that, when Paul was here lately.  Am wondering if some similar sum was offered to Paul, without any inkling to me about that.  Stone had script-writer ready to go to work immedeiately when my consent would be granted.