Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Oct 13 1957, Page 58

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 13, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaPasadena playhouse Gilmor Brown Cradle of by Joseph Stocker want to be a movie Star two is no guarantee but your Best bet May be the Pasadena playhouse in California the largest dramatic school in the nation it has Given a Start to dozens of Hollywood stars. One of fit Adom s Early finds at playhouse was a Young fellow from Georgia named Randolph Scott he had come hoping to but Hollywood took him drawl and All and made he was a Junior College student in Pasadena doing Amateur theatricals at the Columbia was casting Clifford Golden Columbia s Harry Cohn saw Holden and said there s our Golden Holden m due time became an Academy award Winner and one of Hollywood s most glittering Golden others following the playhouse Nile to Fane have included Victor mature Dana Eleanor Parker Louise Albritton Joyce Mckenzie she was Selling tickets in the playhouse Box office when a Hollywood scout spotted Robert Preston Victor Jory Edgar Buchanan Marilyn Maxwell Lloyd Nolan and Wayne the prime mover in the development of this extraordinary Talent factory is a tall urbane Man named Gilmor Brown. Under his guidance the playhouse grown from shaky beginnings 39 years ago in a Pasadena burlesque House to a organization. Us greatest value however is the training and encouragement it gives Young americans who Hope to Star on our stage and screen. Newcomers get a Chance to work with experts like Billie Burke left in first run plays that attract major audiences. The Pasadena playhouse has trained such film stars As Louise Albritton above and Academy award Winner Bill Holden. Family weekly october 13. 1957

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