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Up And Down Broadway By JACK GAVER United Presa Staff Correspondent NBW YORK—(UP)—The production of "One Man Show" brings Jed Harris back for one of his periodic Jousts with the Broadway that hailed him as "miracle boy" back in the '20's. This drama by Ruth Good man and Augustus Goetz is one that is going to be heartily liked or dis liked and probably will wind up making money. Goldilocks f Fame come* naturally to per >ct beauty Lorraine Miller, se lected by M-G-M as one of twleve glorified girls' In the technicolor musical, ’’Zlegfeld Follies.” Pro ducers took another look and gave her a dramatic spot In the Van Johnson starrer, “Between Two Women.’’ In The Local Theaters POLl'S Now playing at Loew-Poll is the popular "Music for Millions” star ring little Margaret O’Brien, cur rent favorite of the youngsters, and oldsters too. Also starring that lovable comedian Jimmy Durante in a role just suited to his talents— including his singing of “Umbriago”. Harry Adler, noted harmonica play er, aind Jose Iturbi, famous piano player and conductor supply the musical note to this film. June Allyson gives a heart-warming per formance in this her first dramatic role. Marsha Hunt, Hugh Herbert. Marie Wilson, Harry Davenport and others make this a thoroughly en joyable film for all. Starting Thursday at the Poll is the mystery thriller "Hangover Square" starring Linda Darnell, Laird Cregar and George Sanders. Laird Cregar as the tragic composer makes a villlan one cannot help but feel sympathy for. George San der* as the Scotland Yard psychia trist who tries to help him, give an excellent performance in a role well suited to his talents Linda Darnell, a sultry cabaret singer plays the romantic lead. London’s gaslight era. which serves as the setting, give* the proceedings an effective ecri* atmosphere. AJso on same program is “The Big Show-off” starring Arthur Lake the “Dagwood” of the Blondie scrle*. Dale Evans, the romantic lead, dings some pleasing num bers. STRAND Joseph Cotten started his career in pictures playing the role of a 70-year-old man. Each successive role made him a bit younger. Now, in his latest picture, "I’ll Be Seeing You," showing at the Strand the ater with Ginger Rogers co-starring Cotten plays a sergeant who 1s sup posed to be a little younger than the actor is. According to Joe, if this sort of thing keeps on he’ll have to go into court to get approval of a minor’s contract. He was bom in Petersburg, Va , under the same name he still car ries. As a very young man he de cided he ought to be an actor. He was so insistent that his family finally agreed to give him sufficient funds to study at the Hickman School of Expression in Washington, D C. He played professional football on the Department of Interior team. It was a Job that paid a salary, thus permitting him to finish the year at school. He breezed into New York with great confidence, but wound up selling paint after every producer in town refused to think he was an actor. Finally he went to Hollywood to appear in ’’Citizen Kane." The companion feature is "Griss ly’s Millions," starring Virginia Grey and Paul Kelly. Anne Shirley's new Beverly Hill; home will have no standard dininf room but a dining alcove with cir cular table and built-in seats to ac commodate six. Extra guests wll be fed at small folding tables. . . First name of Aina Constant, nev RKO Radio player, means "Always' in the language of a South Pacifii Island, according to a letter from ; aoldier stationed there. Mickey 8cott, who hasn’t made i movie since his appearance in thi old "Our Gang” comedies, make: his debut as a grown-up actor ii Warner Bros. Jungle war drama "Objective, Burma!" starring Erro Flynn. * ROGER MAHAN THEATRES • Humphrey Lauren Boirnrt Ilaeall "TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT" Al«o and Abner “COIN* TO TOWN” Pina Bigi Bunny Cartoon The Star fttodded Show That Will Never Be Topped! “HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN’ Charles HI.-h ford TUT. GANGS of NKW YORK’ — Also — I,lord Nolan •THE GANGS OF CHICAGO’’ a KUN MING ■« Chlaeae- A aierlcaa RESTAURANT 144 EAST MAIN STREET CHOW HBIN all Other Chlaeae Feod to Take Hume I •ns Dalle II ■. a. )• I a. a. ■atardar to 2 a. at, Isalsy 19 Nam ts 1 a. m. <jne man onow is act m an an. gallery run by a father and hts daughter. They are good at finding unknown young Americans and bringing them to the fore. The father's dream is some day to get enough money to establish a Mu seum of American Art. The rela tionship between father and daugh ter is extremely close—there is more than a hint of the Electra fixation— and just at the moment when two new men come into her life, Joining the artist, who has known her a long time and wants to marry her, the father decides to get out and let the girl run the gallery by her self. One of the newcomers is a mil lionaire art patron who fancies the girl and she, hoping to get her father back, makes a bargain with him to finance the museum proj ect. Marriage Is not part of the bar gain, and when the father learns of it he is appalled and turns it down. Meanwhile, there has been a young diplomat on the scene making a play for the girl and she suddenly discov ers she loves him. So, in trying to teach his daughter a little self-re liance. the father really docs lose her because the bridegroom-to-be insists that if the girl goes with him it is for good—that she s not to have the chance again to come under her father’s domination. The play is extremely literate and has considerably more on the ball than the ordinary run of drama Broadway gets these days, but so far as I am concerned, it fails to come off sufficiently to make it a thing | that must be seen. The girl’s rcla ; tionships with the 1 ien in her life, even that with the father, are never clearly defined or worked out. Even though Constance Cummings did as good a job with the role as you could expect, I came away without ever having been able to understand the character she was portraying. And that all-important ingredient was missing—that something that causes you to feel that the make-believe you are watching matters a great deal, at least at the time you are watching it. No spark. The cast is about as good a one as you could put together. Prank Conroy is the father. James Ren nie the millionaire, Hugh Franklin the artist, and John Archer the dip lomat. Harris directed. SHEPHARD TRAUBE. who did so j much with "Angel Street,” the ixsy chological thriller that ran for three years and was tops In Its field, has brought in what he hopes is a suc cessor. "The Stranger." It isn't. "The Stranger,’’ by Leslie Reade, is one of those Jack-the-Ripper tales, laid, as usual, in London. The time is lBJifl and the action occurs in a workman’s Socialist club. The I central character is a Russian cob- i blei, not long in England, who wanders into the club and quickly is suspected of being the killer who is mutilating women in the White chapel district. He is able to over come the first display of suspicion, but later seems to be soundly trapped. The end is extremely anti climatic and ruinous to the proceed ings. Eduard Franz does a good job as the cobbler. Others in important roles include Eugene Sigaloff. Al fred Hesse, Kim Spalding, Stanley Bell, Perry Wilson, Eva Leonard - Boyne, and Wendy Atkin. Traube directed. "SIGNATURE!” is a play , which Elizabeth McFadden has fashioned after a short story of Melville Davis son Post about the murder of a wealthy landowner occurs in the conference room of a courthouse presided over by a judge whose ac tions quickly indicate that he has something on his conscience besides a suit of clothes. In short, there never Is any doubt that he is the guilty man. but the play is concern ed with exposing him and prevent ing him from railroading a nice young fellow who’s in love with a nice young girl. It is not an impressive drama by any means and there are long stretches of talk that just weigh tiie thing down beyond hope of re covery. Its melodramatic moment* border dangerously on the corny at times and occasionally it seems lr> danger of slipping over the border into travesty. Frederic Tozere plays the judge and the supporting players include Join the Medical WACS Today LAST TWO DAYS FifTiiTl BUY BONDS gin™ row JOSEPH SHIRLEY _C0TTEN TEMPLEI UBe SeeingYou \y GRISSLY’S MILLIONS Dine and Dance At PATSY BROWN’S SILVER CHALET Oreheitra—Everf Saturday Nlt« Eddlt Boyce and HI* Band ALHAMBRA North Main St. Ttl, 8-8323 TODAY - WHO, "MAISIK UOKS TO RENO” Ann Natbern-John lltxllnk "I.AIIV GET'S DA NCR” Rellta-Jame* Klllaon New* at the Dag Ttiur. - Krl. “ROAD TO MOROCCO” and • NORTHWEST RANGERS Jain the Medlenl WAC# Today! WOLF ON THE CHOW LINE Gene Kelly de monstrates the approved high society method of cake eating, for the benefit of Pamela Britton and Kathryn Grayson. “This Is exactly the way it is done by Mrs. Astor’s horse,” he explains. The trio are taking time out during production of the new Hollywood musical, “Anchors Aweigh,” in which they share leads with Frank Sinatra. Gene, incidentally, is a real sailor now, just going through his boot training. HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP Hollywood—Randolph Scott and hi.s motorcycle are a familiar sight In Hollywood. He rode it to work while filming International’s Tech nicolor production, "Belle of the Yukon," uses it also for social trips. Hollywood—Sonja Henie took many a bad tumble while filming skating scenes for her International Technicolor production. "It's a Pleasure!” but her luck held out. During the many years of her skat ing career she has never broken a bone. Hollywood—John Cromwell, who directed Dorothy McGuire in RKO Radio’s “The Enchanted Cottage,” says "She combines the best quali ties of Katherine Hepburn, Con stance Talmadge and Sis Hopkins— Donald Murphy, Lawrence Fletch er, Anne Jackson, Helen Ray, John McKee and Peter Pann. Roy Har grave directed the play for pro ducers Richard Skinner and Doro thy Willard. yet slie has a style distinctly her! own.” _ i Hollywood—Pat O’Brien gives no I sympathy to Director Ray Enright, j Dialogue Director Jo Graham and | actor Joe Crehan on RKO Radio’s “Man Alive” Vegetarians, the trio j never has tasted meat—but Pat will j never give up his corned beef and ' cabbage. PERMANENT CASTING Byron Barr, featured in Pine Thomas’ "Follow That Woman,” had had 43 jobs and was begin ning to believe that he was a misfit until suddenly he realized that he wanted to be an actor. EAST WORKERS When Paramount producers Bill Pine and Bill Thomas put "Follow 1 Tiiat Woman,” starring William Gargan and Marjorie Reynolds, be fore the cameras it will be their twenty-eighth feature length pic ture in three years. "Roughly Speaking,” the best selling autobiographical novel by Louise Randall Pierson which War ner Brothers recently filmed with Rosalind Russell and Jack Carson in starring roles, has now sold more TODAY BIJY BONDS Loeui's POII THURSDAY — HANGOVER SQUARE plus BIG SHOW OFF MfiM'N TourlilnK Story That Hake* lour Heart Sing;! Margaret O’BRIEN JOSE JIMMY ITURBI • DURANTE UNE ALLYSON SELECTED SHORT SUBJECTS Latest News Event jrtUSIC I for Millions'' JOIN Tin: MKIIICA l, w MS TODAY fo Mii/ms vfo jrt m Here’s a Picture That Will Thrill You Y SHOW OFF uitli — !i ml — Dnle Evaim THE SCREEN’S MOST EXCITING MYSTERY AND STRANGE EMOTION! O LAIRD CREGAR LINDA DARNELL GEORGE SANDERS hAYE ALAN GLENN LANGAN • MARLOWE • NAPIER 1 Directed by JOHN BRAHM Produced by ROBERT BASSIER Scmn Pl»| bjf Bant Lynda» JBaaatl on th« NovoL fey Patrick HamIKM Loews POLI STARTS THURSDAY FUN FELLOWSHIP HEALTH Join The Y.M.C.A. Moynihan's AT Lake Hitchcock Now Feature* GOLDIE AND HIS ORK. FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS FINKS! FOOD A LIQUORS PHONE - 4-9741 Jw Stop* at Eanl than 130,000 copies, netting author better than $12,000 in royalties. FIRST SEQUINS Gail Russell, whose Cinderella career heretofore has been lacking only in glamour clothes, gets her first chance to wear sequins when she steps out in a stunning evening gown in Paramount's “Salty O’Rourke.” n Hollywood By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent Hollywood—We’re still spinning oday after a taste of the Hollywood , octal whirl. Lana Turner's birth lay party in the afternoon and a j iarty at Deanna Durbin’s house in f he evening. Both eligible bachelor ( :irls, too. And Johason an old mar- , led guy with two kids. i So we had to be content with j naking passes at our notebook. ; The sensation of Lana Turner’s i >irthday party and ate a piece of ["urban Bey. Turhan has taken a , ot of ribbing in the press for never , ippearing in public without his j jipe. He brought, the pipe to Lana’s Urthday party and aate a piece of : :ake with his fork and pipe in the lame hand without dropping a ;rumb. It was Lana’s 24th birthday and ;he cried when she saw the cake urith 16 candles. But then I guess ill actresses cry when they become i year older. The cast and crew of Lana's new movie, "Weekend at the Waldorf,” rurhan. and Lana's 18-month-old baby. Cheryl Christine, were all there. In her excitement, Lana kissed Turhan almost as many times as she kissed Cheryl Christine. GVPPED Director Robert Z. Leonard an nounced that he and Lana are neighbors, separated only by a couple of fairways on the Bel-Air golf course. “When she moved in,” Leonard said, "I bought a pair of night glasses and trained them on her bedroom. Later I learned it was the baby’s bedroom. It was a great disappointment. When I bought the house the real estate man whis pered to me, ’You can see Lana Tur ner's bedroom’.” It was our first visit to Deanna Durbin's home, which is one of the sveliest In Hollywood. It Is so eautiful, In fact, that one of the uests commented, “Everything oes back to the studio prop depart nent In the morning.’’ The festivities centered In the ilayroom which has the largest flre ilace we’ve ever seen outside of lecil B. DeMllle's pictures. It cov rs the entire length of one wall ind the fireplace Itself is six feet ilgh. (We stood In it to prove It o somebody and darned near jurned off our coattails.)' Deanna was proundest, though, of ome hand-painted linen Chinese vail paper in the dining room. It s removable. When you move you ust peel it off, roll it up and re lang it in the new house. DDD LIGHTS The light fixtures in her bedroom were made of plates of an odd de sign and Deanna chuckled while showing them to us. “I went to a iinner party the other night,” she said, “and we ate off plates with the identical design. I had a funny reeling that all of a sudden the steaks would light up.” The party broke up early—mid night—which is practically mid afternoon in the Hollywood social whirl—because Deanna had a 7 a. m. studio call. We were glad. Somebody would have had to chop down another one of those giant California Redwood trees to keep that fireplace going. Dennis Morgan, training for his role as Col. Robert L. Scott of the “Flying Tigers’’ in Warner Bros.' drama, “God Is My Co-Pilot," got in 100 so-called ying hours with out leaving the ground. He “flew” in a Link Trainer, under Col. Scott s personal supervision. The trainers do everything an airplane does—except fly. Dolphinesque Esther Williams, literally swam her way to stardom. Once a na tional champion swimmer, she did so well in M-G-M films that she's been elevated to stardom . She splashes around In forthcoming •Thrill of a Romance.” Something else the Nazis ara going to pay for — indirectly any way. Kurt Kreuger does nasty Nazi roles in motion pictures to flnanca his operatic training under Nina Koshetz. Currently Kreuger por trays a German air ace in Warner Bros.’ ‘ Hotel Berlin.” He is going to be a tenor. Anne McKee, 19-year-old sister of Andrea King, featured In Warner Bros.' drama. “Hotel Berlin,” mak es her screen debut in the same production. 25* "swwTifife o'makT Wlftn-*' °> make love to real senoritas? Hf* wonders show" onr.he°^nTSt,ime —unequalled seven by Disney? JliU That Set Your Hips-A-Swinging: "THE THREE CABAUEROS'WbAIA" "YOU BEIONG TO MY'HEART" end* Thef New. Done# Tempo THE. SAMBA-JONGO RELEASED .THROUGH RKO RADIO PICTURES; IN^ TOMORROW' 2nd Hit! “DOUBLE EXPOSURE” I hralri Morrl*-.\ani-y Kelly Note: CHILDREN 20c ™ 2 P. M. 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