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  • Paul Shapiro’s ‘vout’ mishegoss

    August 7, 2008 | 1:02 am

    In 1945, the hippest Hollywood nightlife destination was Billy Berg's, on the corner of Vine and DeLongpre.

    A tall, suave black man named Slim Gaillard, who favored pinstripe suits, held court there. Black entertainers were seldom booked west of Western Avenue in those days, and...

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