Clipped From Reading Times
Tales of the Town: Bill Robinson, co - star at the Cotton Club, missed his cue in the finale the othsr midnight, so he fined himself $50 and split it up among the chorus girls . . . Mae Seiden of the "Follies," has been looking for her husband (Gordon Merrick), for two years . . . Last week while ' walking down the aisle in the . Strand Theatre, she almost keeled over from the shock of seeing him standing alongside Dick Powell on the screen in "Stage Struck" One chap was always well off, but he liked to play in cafe orchestras as a hobby ... He fell heir to a huge sum of coin and began sharing it with bosses of nignt spots until it was gone . . . , For the first time in his life he needed a Job ... So he organized an orchestra and is now conducting it at one of the spots" that helped him spend his fortune . . , Ralph Watkins at the Riviera.