Meanwhile, numerous traditions, lovingly laid down in decades past, continue to evolve. The cynicism, worldliness, and contempt for unscrupulousness that marked their films was already evident in Diamond's Varsity Show writing.
Basically, it was a case of the most laugh for the buck. The publicity crew added to the luster by taking pictures of the cast in the company of whatever celebrities could be rounded up, then distributing them to the New York tabloids. The Varsity Show had, it seemed, already spawned its first prima donnas.
In other years, the proceedings seemed to have an unusual grimness.
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The results depended on the talent at hand: some years would see half a dozen entries vying for the laurels, while in others, there was a scramble to come up with anything halfway decent. New York Try another? Many of the show's guiding spirits, though, were less satisfied.