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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - January 2, 1942, Oakland, California
Oakland to Buhe. Friday january 1, 1942 12. Curtain Calls one film that will rank As High keep pm flying made great by Abbott costello and faithful director e5" god Saganes when the 1941-42 tally of comedy pictures is made the Abbott and costello keep pm flying will undoubtedly be High on the list a matter As much to the credit of Arthur Lubin the director As to the two zanies. And Lubin like Abbott and costello has been kicked around considerably. For a Good Many years Lubin who came out of Carnegie tech has dabbled in drama serious drama All the while nursing a quaint idea that he could do comedy. No one Ever wanted to Trust him with laugh stuff whether As an actor on stage or screen or As a director in both mediums. But Lubin was persistent pretty cadets show will be sent on an extensive Road tour. John c. Wilson is opening a Chi Cago company of Noel Coward s Blithe spirit the cast includes Dennis King Carol Goodney. Anna Bella and Estella Bella. You remember is a mrs. Tyrone Power. With the departure of Helz pop pin from Broadway life with father became the oldest inhabitant of the main Stem. The comedy opened on november 8, 1939 Eddie Cooke has been appointed general manager John Golden taking Over the Post occupied by Richard e. French who went to War. Lillian Hellman s watch on the Rhine 1 copped the drama critics Circle a Vard As the Best Plaj of the 1940-11 season and has passed its 30qth performance in new York first of five enormous i Casey Robinson w to made the and finally he began to set in the hair of the bigwigs at Universal when Abbott and costello were hired and put in a travesty on entertainment entitled night in the the studio Felt pretty Low about the whole thing particularly since the a and c contract called a second picture. Finally one v.i-3 idea Why not kill two Birds with one Stone How have Lubin direct Abbott and costello in their second and Farewell comedy1 the picture was Buck ers greater so they say than the Best of the Dur bins. Twenty seasons ago today Jack Dempsey is making a per Sonal appearance at the pantages theater. If it in t bad enough to have a How did i get on that could t be worse to cure it the Way certain film celebrities say they do. Linda Darnell swears that her Mother always Calls the doctor but that after that worthy decides it is merely a cold and not something deadly she is dosed with flaxseed Tea and gets a Mustard plaster on her Chest just As she used to do in Texas. Screen version of one foot in is burning the Midnight Oil turning out a script new the Olive Higgins Prouty Story in the Hope that it will meet with the favor of Ginger Rogers wanted by Warners the Lead. Apparently Samuel Goldwyn settled with babe Ruth to play the babe Ruth in the life of Lou Gehrig last word was that they queue led Over the fee now Ruth is being mentioned in the studio publicity after All the fixing during the Roach tour the new York critics were Cool toward Eddie can Tor s Banjo eyes Al Jolson meantime has checked Back into Hollywood having closed his Musi Cal after a Brief tour. Jane Withers is finally checking Jane Darwell does t bother to out of 20th-Fox. Her contract cd Send a Medico. She uses onion j pres on february 10 after which eight onions boiled sugar she will freelance two pictures Lemma to be released Young America and not miss Withers started As a child performer seven years ago. Waiter Pidgeon. Who set out to Bette sent me two j shoot Hitler in Man is go Christmas wires this year incident Jne to be the chief actor in a new to taste strained and used like cough syrup. Carole Landis recommends boil ing Grapefruit skin and pulp mix ing the liquid with heated Grane Niu Uii King me Carol Bruce who has to do with the Romance that in and out Olem tiie Abbott and costello Enterprise at the Roxie. Robinson gives All to . Edward g. Robinson is celebrating his 25th year on stage and screen in Warner Bros larceny by working the same salary he receded in his first nothing a week. When Eddie appealed the first time on any stage in Bing Hampton n.y., he was glad to get a bit part just the experience. Experience is All he is getting in larceny because his full salary is going As a contribution to the Uso. There s a coincidence in the title of that first play he worked in 25 years ago. It was called paid in film words brought to life by . Scene from drama and president s words almost identical by Sidney Carroll Hollywood Jan. Last july 10 Cecil b. was filming the courtroom scene reap the wild the picture is Laid in the period around 1840, and it deals with the subject of the Freedom of the seas. Hay Milland was addressing the courtroom jury. These Are the words he said this Case goes beyond the Case of one Man. The must know whether any group of men can endanger the safety of our seas by preying upon american and then Over the radio just one week after Milland had recorded that speech. President Roosevelt gave a speech of his own. He said exactly the thing in almost exactly the same words. The Only Dif Ference was or. Roosevelt s use of the word ship in the first sentence where Millard had used that s a More fabulous tale than he s Ever one James Wong is telling about his thumb. When Howe was a child freshly arrived Here from China he Small Jade Bracelet the Symbol of his family s importance. As a child Jimmy Howe showed Promise As a pianist and he spent Long hours on the piano Stool. One Day after a five hour practice session he went out to play joined in a neighbor Hood free All. He fell broke the precious Bracelet and Cut his wrist when the wrist was healed the Prodigy pianist had lost the use of his was stiff life. So James Wong Howe gave up the piano and became a Hollywood cameraman. The other Day on the set of Yan pc Doodle Jean and James Cagney were tapping out practice routines when cameraman Howe noticed that the scenery directly Brck of them had begun to Sway. Howe dived it threw his weight against the toppling Wood. He sup ported most of it against his thumb the his thumb crack. That night when Howe returned from work he started to Massage the injured thumb. He found he could move it. And now the first time in forty years he has com plete control Over the injured hand. Louisiana Purchase at Fox Oakland Bob Hope and Victor Moore share honors in comedy Louisiana Silmi nation of the Broadway tune bomb of the same name is the current Oak Tanct attraction with Bob Hope in the top comedy role of the show. Hope is not alone in his comedy efforts however. One of the fun Niest men in the american theater Victor Floore is portraying the role of senator Oliver p. Loganberry which he created in the new York production. Others from the orig Inal Broadway company Are Irene Bordoni. Vera Zorina and Lynda Grey. The supporting cast includes Dona Drake Raymond Walburn Maxie Rosenbloom Frank Alber son and Andrew Tombes. Louisiana which incidentally was filmed in technicolor is being single billed. Abbey theater alumni theater operator of Oakland Dies Allen e. King owner and operator of the Moulin Rouge and Lincoln Heaters in this City died today Fol George Brent rib ticklish Tel news screens show at Quentin thousands of san Quentin prison ers viewing the special new year s eve show staged yesterday by Harry titling form an exclusive local news abject Yvo Latch Vii u be added 10 the regular program at the Tel news theater starting with the Parade of news events to 6 o clock today. Taken by the Tel news own camera staff the scenes show bits of the acts performed the year s most appreciative audience View ing the entertainment. Winston Churchill addressing the United slates Congress features the Parade of spot news events on the same Bill. Donald Crisp and Sarah Allgood who add materially to importance of How grown was my Valley at the Paramount Learned their business in the old country. How Green was Valley Paramount notable cast in screen roles portray famous novel How Green was my the novel by Richard Llewellyn car. Joe is survived by his m Warner Bros in this i _. Love scenes it turns out that George Brent is rib ticklish. A i j f-., to Injo Iju Jib in inane George and Olivia de Havilland reel Len Der a . Plenty of Light morn so necessary to Light the huge sets arsenic and old Walt Disney is to make 20 single Flynn James gag capture of 10 nazi generals it is Humphrey Bogart and Mary called Chene Jolie and is the joint Helen Mau King who resides our while the cameramen a arc Light Beth Hughes All suck Wuh the l. Woik of Jacques Ncry and 92 Estrada Avenue. Chamber of Commerce and favor a j Vohl William Gargan will i Kinq had been Active in theatrical ing up 1he scene. Olivia played a Citrus fruit juice diet. Dennis mor i be Shuley Temple s papa in Annie and Cuic a fans in Oakland bit of itchy Koo on the Manly tract the United states to help acquaint Navy lookouts observers and pilots with ready Means to identify the air and sea forces of other Gan takes prune juice. J Herbert marshal per Ann Sothern an aspirin or to cd the office in and apples. I Lucille Ball. Water with j Bonatch of soda. The others urge in the order named inst Sun Baths and water not one mentions whisky and Rock that. Hedda1 typical of music writers ask the Man in the Street a i Wui k. Fini Onu Vij word of a composer and child run. Somo your apr to More than 30 years. A native of new York he enlisted in the Navy Al though under age. For service in the Spanish american War and after his discharge established residence in Oakland. His theater career began with the operation of two Nickelodeon the Crown and the Gem. The latter eventually became the Moulin Rouge he subsequently acquired the Lincoln in West Oakland and interested himself in boy scout work among chinese and forty seasons ago today Charley s aunt in the current attraction at the Alcazar lost slaved or stolen in the w " a a soul a the it hurly Burly of yuletide War with a mop of unruly. Street and mid Avenue now noun cements was a dispatch of Pai hair and a slightly Fey look in Staic a Lousy titular significance to Hollywood that containing the results of the motion picture Herald s nation wide poll of theater owners to de Termine the actors and actresses who draw the most customers to the Brent Chest George practically a jumped out of his skin. Played if take it. So that s How to overpower a Olivia quipped. Olivia had to Promise she d play the scene straight before Brent re turned to close quarters. Edward g. Robinson appeared in ten plays the theater Guild. Mittens Carole Lombard Eye. Perhaps that description fits Many of them but not George grandee who turned out the now in its second week Al the Alcazar theater with Dorothy Stone and Charles Collins in the top roles. Grandee is Short and suave and Given to Many Gran Dee s face is familiar he was a screen comedian a Good Many years Ard did writing of popu Lar tunes As a sort of Hobby. Movies regardless of their vehicles. Mickey Rooney held onto first position which he took Over three years ago from Shirley Temple. If he can repeat next year he will tie miss Temple s record. Clark Gable was awarded second place but More important is the fact that the 10th consecutive year Gable has remained in the ranks of the first ten. This he up Une rung from. Third to second place previously ocl merry making in the of how09 occupied by Spencer Tracy Mallov 12 noon 4- when the pictures Start Esquire maltese . Tanks a Mil pm. Fox Oakland Pur 32 noon 10.20 pm. Mittens will soon be coming of a lace. 1 one of the smartest innovations in accessories will be seen on the screen when Carole Lombard wears mittens with sophisticated Street clothes. The Ever original Irene has de signed several Ivolen costumes Lor the glamorous Star to Wear in Ernst Lubitsch s to be or not to be As is frequently the Case the Hobby ran away the Man White s grandee found Little time screen 7-15 York 5-53, and in colors to match simple Little mitts of very Fine knitted Wool. 7-97 first ten Tracy Gene Autry who the piano take the place of Honor dropped Back two places but held and give a recital of original tunes on Gary Cooper Bette Davis James not Long after that grandee Cagney and Judy Garland. I joined forces with j. Kern Brenan my a thus landed four of lyricist and together they have top Money Gable turned out nearly .10 hit tunes. Half tic icy and Garland top numbers were pre i video and Cagney Para spared Trie score of mount ump run and alone. I managed one each and Autry held onto his position As toy Western Star. Eing Crosby fell from Grace this year and the Glamour ens happened to the Glamour girls exits and entrances John Golden is closing theater Cornelia Otis Skinner on Jan uary 10 in new York and the o Worsen Valley Mutt pm Truk Ife Samoore Mahmond Fri Bob hop wow play no Dorothy Tumour Ion hrs Aloma of the South seas lamp bad Wev of Missouri i also a musical selection shadows in swing color Amateur show at downtown tonight at the downtown theater Don Santo will present another Amateur show. On the screen will to Nuison Eady and Llona Massey. And go getters starring George Brent. Saturday one Day Only the downtown offers Madeleine car Roll and Robert Young in secret also George Sanders in the Saint in sunday and monday on the screen will be James Cagney and Humph Rey Bogart in Oklahoma and Jean Parker and Harry Carey in beyond new newsreel screen features Churchill arrival of Winston Churchill in Canada and his address to Parlia ment received amid cheers and applause will be shown on tonight s new program at the new newsreel theater Broadway at 12th. Other items of world importance include closing of German and japanese embassies in Washington private yachts joining the coast guard patrol pictures from the near East showing the turkish army on the Alert and a Speed up of plane production throughout the nation. Pict Iris of the Rose bowl game will to dip wow Neww and presented As soon As they arrive. Wedding of Gloria Vander bilt at Santa Barbara and training by Joe Louis and buddy Baer also on the hour Long show. Jackie Horner names puppies Jackie Horner has two new Pup pies at her Home. The Young Musi Cal Genius who recently completed a role in Panama name the Bull Pup and the terrier Many thrills in film at Broadway thrills Roar across the screen to hands across the an adventure Saga of fists and bullets currently headlining the Broadway theater. Bill Elliot is the Star with Mary daily and dub Taylor head the second feature is tie Story of the Nen be Hind the badge who Burk municipal graft to curb underworld activities. Kane Richmond John Miljan and Pauline Moore Are the featured performers. On the same program is a Merrie Melodie canine and comedy featuring Bob Hope shop film stage show at Moulin Rouge High Way hell is the film at traction at the Moulin Rouge the Ater. Another French follies re vue is on the stage program. A Midnight carnival will be presented tomorrow night at the eighth Street playhouse. Hip Tep Berkeley Heaters p Long time learning Claudette Colbert Learned to drive a car Only six months ago. Bfp1tpt w Shattuck at Channing Martaret Charles Boyer appointment Tor love tanks a million with William Tracy Jap subs off coast Enidio survivors exclusive san Quentin inmates offer selves As human torpedoes and Ariev Camp comedy tanks a million James Gleason Balalaika George go getters Las vegas nights Bert m Herler South of Panama Virgin it Vale color Richard Arlex Fott ced Charlie Chan in Rio comfortable Lawu es0ie i shows 3. 7 Anil 10 to it and to Mirrow i tank Buck s Jungle cavalcade plus the Disney festival with 4 cart was on he Mhz events Churchill addresses Congress bomber destroys Jap sub. Wrecked ships in port. Hawaii air reinforcements. British paratroops in Libya. Alaska women evacuated. Magazine of the herein presents costs or. 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