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LAURENT-1B - Ladies at the Wednesday Duano Daniel M i n n ....
Ladies at the Wednesday Duano Daniel M i n n . days leave guest of yesterday. son with St, per- the Mr. Thursday New the mother, annl- Hollywood, Mar. 4--Talkietown Is Oh-so-busy place (or Mile. Jacqueline Laurent, Slie rush here, she rush there, taking ze lesson, making ze peectaire, doing--as like now--ze Interview, having fixed ze hair, having dxed ze dress, going to ze night leatning ze Beeg Apple. The other day I had a 4 o'clock w i t h Mile. Laurent and she didn't show up, When Billy Grady, Metro's foieign talent supervisor, heard about It he swore volubly In all three of languages, which aie English, American and Broadwayese. "These people," he said finally, "have a marvelous talent for forgetting things, and for not understanding things. I'm supposed to have then time from 9 In the morning until 6 night. Well, Jackie Lament will see you tomorrow at 4 o'clock, and I mean weather petmitting." Next day, at 4 o'clock, Mile. arrived at a hard lope "I am veree bUee," she panted. "It ees not moch time for ze Interview." "Mr. Grady," I said sternly, "told me yestetday--" "Ah, dear Bll-lce!" exclaimed the actress, "But of course I weel tell .vhat you want." She looked at me with exactly the cordiality of a sullen witness before a prosecuting attorney · * * I looked at her and was bound acknowledge that It was a nice view, what there was of It. Miss Laurent who is quite small, wore slacks anc some sort of silk shirt. Her unpovv- deied and unrouged face is not beautiful, but piquant In the Rainei manner. It offeis marvelous opportunities to tha makeup department which can transform her to anything f r o m a gamin to a glamor-gal. Usually she Is wan leetle vamp. Laurent apeparecl in only two pictures in France, the second opposite Georges Higaud. Louis B. Mayer saw that and after meeting the actress In don suggested that she might like t i y Hollywood. So she came here tor a t i y o u t lole Is playing ingenue In a B flicker called "Judge Hardy's Chiklien." In it she will to do the Big Apple with Mickey Kooney. · » «

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  1. The Edwardsville Intelligencer,
  2. 04 Mar 1938, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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