Trillin boomed from the crowd, as the questions wound down, referring to Ephron's chapter on the notoriously difficult Hellman.
Hellman's dishonesty in her later writing is sympathetically framed by the decades of criticism she had endured.
Apparently he was unaware that Officer Hellman has admitted doing exactly that.
By 1936 Hellman was rewarded an astonishing $2,500 per week in a 10-week contract—a hack screenwriter earned $50.
Hellman smiled, picked up the razor and examined its edge critically.
Hellman, in time, succeeded this company and continued for himself.
"I guess we'll have to assume that their meat is our poison," Hellman said thoughtfully.
I have told of the establishing of Hellman, Temple & Company as bankers.
"This planet must be abandoned," Hellman said almost in a whisper.
"If you'd like to give up your share—" Hellman started to suggest.