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CHEV-OCT-9-B - quirements that have always existed in motion...
quirements that have always existed in motion pictures. Maurice Chevalier, Chevalier, the- continental actor whom I signed for Paramount, during my recent recent European trip, is a splendid illustration illustration of this point. Ire typifies the personal accomplishments that a newcomer in the films should have. First of all, he has the personality so essential to screen success. He is handsome, well-mannered am! a splendid actor. He has an excellent voice for both stage and screen. T would have signed Chevalier for .silent pictures years ago had I discovered discovered him then. Now he becomes a doubly important asset to motion pictures by virtue of his voice. Unquestionably, Unquestionably, the human voice will play an increasingly important part on -the screen during the next five years, for as theatres become equipped equipped with sound pictures greater om- phasis will be given this type of film. At the present time two different

Clipped from The Indiana Gazette21 Sep 1928, FriPage 21

The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, Pennsylvania)21 Sep 1928, FriPage 21
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