"Outstanding Motion Picture of Decade" (Mrs. Miniver) - opens. Review from Brownsville, TX paper 8/23/42. "Perfectly cast."

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HERALDO ,DE BROWNSVILLE, BROWNSVILCE, TEXAS -- - Sunday, August 23, 1942 To providing her to Arrouge Greer Garson And Walter Pidgeon Co-Star In Hit Picture - Mrs. These scenes arc from the outstanding motion picture "Mrs. Miniver," is currently showing today through Wednesday it the Capitol Theatre. Greer Garson and Walter Pidjeon. play the leading roles while .Teresa Wrlfiht, Dame May Whitty, Henry Travcrs, Richard Ney and Henry Wilcoxon head the aupportlnr Outstanding Motion Picture Of Decade Opens At Capitol Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon Co-Star In Jan Struther's "Mrs. Miniver" Jan Struther's best-seller, "Mrs. Miniver,;' heart-warming story of an average English woman, has been brought to the screen as a timely and significant motion picture, dealing ns it does with the heroic courage of the British middle classes on the h o m e ' f r o n t - d u r i n g the present war. Hailed by critics and preview audiences throughout the nation as one ol · the "ten best" films of all time "Mrs. Miniver" is I currently showing; today through ! Wednesday at.the Capitol theatre in Brownsville. The story, 'simply, honestly and graphically told as. it might be in a dispatch from a bombed English village, is woven around the Min- ivers and their family. Greer Garson as 'Mrs. Minvier and Walter Pidgeon as her .husband. Clem, are starred in. the Metro-Goldwyn- Kayer picture. The film happily 'Great Dictator' Shows Here Soon What would you do If you had just escaped from a concentration camp, were mistaken for a suddenly victorious dictator--the same had incarcerated you--and despite all protestations, were acknowledged the" sole dictator of very country you were .trying to escape from ? , That is but one reunites as the public de- their outstanding "Blossoms in the them manded, after performances i Dust." Spectacular Sequences Principal locales of the picture are London shortly before the war and a nearby village on the Thames, where the Minivers live in solid middle class fashion with their three children. While the picture John Wayne, Edgar Kennedy »nd Milt Kibbce, above, share starring rol.es with Biruiie Barnes, Albert Dekkcr, Dick Parccll and Patsy Kelly in the saga at pioneer days "In Old California" which is currently showing today and Monday at the Queen Theatre in Brownsville. 'Old California' Shows At Queen Large Cast Starred Here Today John Wayne is co-starred Binnie Barnes and Albert Dekkcr in the rousing story af the ·winning of T.he West. "In" Old California," which is currently showing Today and Monday at the Queen Thea- rc in Brownsville. Dick Purcell,, Patsy Kelly and Edgar Kennedy head the featured cast. Placed against the colorful set- ling of the California gold rush I days, the picture deals with the efforts of a fortright (fnd. two- fisted young Bostonian to establish himself in business in early- day Sacramento in spite cf the opposition of outlaw political powers. Added attractions on the pro* gram include Pluto i)i Walt Disney's color cartoon laugh hit "Tile Art Of Self Defense", a, new "Stranger Than Fiction" which. features the "Pussy Cat Cafe" and the latest "News Of Th9 Day." Valley Movie Calendar his film "The Great. Dictator" which showing- Tuesday Only the Queen Theatre. In this comedy satirizing- world of the hilarious | j, as several spectacular wartime se situations Char- i qu enccs, the -rescue at Dunkirk and lie Chaplin finds | the bombing of the village, empha- hlmself In | sis O n the reactions of affairs, Chirlie is seen in a role than his famous Tramp for talks in the for the first time on the screen. Paulette Goddard and Jaclc Oakie play important parts in the these everyday people going through the horrors of war in their own homes, rather than the tragic events themselves. The Dunkirk sequence, for example, shows the non-ccmbn-tant British men of the village collecting their fleet of liny 7 Wright County Folk* Get 200,000 Pound* Of Sugar for-Canning MANSFIELD, Mo. --W 5 )-- Wright County foil: must be enthusiastic SUNDAY MOVIE CAPITOL THEATRE. CALENDAR i BROWNSVILLE! CITRUS THEATRE. EDINBURG Sunday-- Monday: Dorothy Lamour Sunday--Monday: Grccr Givrson and f u n d Richard DcnnmK In "Beyond the rescue trapped fathers, , . brothers across the tur- boats to sons and bulent and dangerous channel. The perfectly cast feautred parts are played by Henry Travers, Te-1 resa Wright,"Richard Ney, -Henry] Wilcoxon, Reginald Owen and I Dame May Whitty. Wnltcr Pldgcon in "Mrs. Miniver." tlUE.'SN THEATRE, BROWNSVILLE Sundny--Monday: John Wayne and Binnie Barnes in "In Old California." DITTMANN TIIEATRC BR'VILLE Sunclny-- Monday: James Caijney In "Captains of The Clouds." RIVOI-I THEATRE. SAN BENITO Sunday--Monday: Abbott and Cos- Sunday--Mondny, Greer Carson nnd Walter Pidgeon In "Mrs. Mlnlvor." RIALTO THEATRE. HARLINGEX Sunday--Monday: Craig Stevens and Fire Fighters Find Freak Floodlights Sunday--Monday.- Ann Sncrldon and Ron.ild In "KhiK's Row." STATE THEATRE, MERCEDES Sundny -- Monday: Tyronne Power nnd Joan Fontaln la "Tills Above All." RITZ THEATRE, WESLACO Blue Horizon." AZTEC THEATRE. JiDINBVKG Sunday-- Monday: Weaver Brothers in "Shepherd or ine O^arks." BORDER THEATRE. MISSION Sunday-- Monday: Buck Jones in "Riders of the West." ilAMON* THEATRE, RAYMOXDVH.LE Sundny--Monday: Charles Laughtoa In -Tuttles of Tahiti." RIO THEATRE. R.VVMONnVlLLE Sunday--Monday: Lloyd. Nolnn and Marjorle Weaver In "Man Who Wouldn't, Die." TEXAS THEATRE, PHARR Sundny--Monday: Irene Dunne in "Lady In A Jam," ALTO THEATRE. LA FURIA Sunday--Monday; Henry Fonda In "The Mpcniriceni. Dope." DEADLY SNAKE On AUK. 14, 1932, a. snake caused FASHIONED REVIVAL" SUNDAYS Mutual

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  1. The Brownsville Herald,
  2. 23 Aug 1942, Sun,
  3. Page 8

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