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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - August 7, 1955, Oakland, California MOVIES t THE STAGE ART MUSIC TELEVISION RADIO HOMES GARDENS INTERIORS WORKSHOP ntertainment and the OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 1955 B-l Curtain Calls: Bean is the Ruler Of Small World of Small Dogs Samuel William Bean. 33 years of age and 76 inches in height, weighing 160 pounds in his socks, is the lord high every- thing else of a kingdom con- fisting of 11 white toy poodles, two year? of age, 12 inches in height, weighing three pounds (six cjnces soaking wet and without their socks. The 11 poodles are among the bright particular stars of the "Ice Follies of 1955" just as they were of the "Ice Follies of 1954" at the show presented by the Messrs. Shipstad and John- Jon at Winterland in San Fran- each year. Mr. Bean is the unseen and usually unsung hero who is re- uponsible not only for their well-being but for their train- ing. They get the plaudits from the throngs at each perform- ance; he gets the headaches be- eause it seems that poodles, toys, have minds of their "We really get along first rate." drawled Bean, who might be accepted, at first blush, as refugee from the plains of Texas, but actually is a product fif Alameda and a graduate of the Alameda High School class of "I my ideas: they have theirs; we sort of talk it out. "Nine chances out of 10 I win. but no matter what it says in the books, a poodle is a rug- zed individualist and there are occasions when it. takes a good .ra. M Sterling Hmydcn-AIexis Smith 'THE ETERNAL SEA" "PARATROOPER" t.M FW Or Jurk Palanr.e-VircInU Mayo RED PLANET MARS THI SILVERKCMALICE THE ALL NEW HILARIOUS SIDE-SPLITTER _____ ___________ JERRY .flIANA LYNN NINA FOCH Big NEWHitH LAND OF THE LAWLESS To Paris HE on, tm on BUT us mcer ami
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