Schulberg was also one of the last people around with first-hand memories of Lon Chaney Sr. He provided some wonderful comments/insights for the LON CHANEY: A THOUSAND FACES documentary that TCM, Hugh Hefner and Kevin Brownlow put together back in 2000. Ray and Forry were (naturally) among the other interview subjects.
Coincidentally, I happened to be watching TCM earlier today, and they were replaying the Dick Cavett interview with Bette Davis. Dick asked her to name the best book about Hollywood, and she instantly answered, "Oh, without a question, Budd Schulberg's WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN ..."
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