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No Down Galveston 102757 - HUSBAND, WIFE Cameron Mitchell and Joanne...
HUSBAND, WIFE Cameron Mitchell and Joanne Woodward play husband and wife In "No Down Payment," now showing at the Martini Theater. They ore co-starred with Shereo North, Tony Randall, Jeffrey Hanter, Patricia Owens, Barbara Rush and Pat Mingle in the Jerry Wald Cinemascope production for Twentieth Century Fox. Martini's 'No Down Payment' Story of Young Marrieds Twentieth Century-Fox utilize the talents of eight young per formers and a new director in Jerry Waid's second independen production for the studio's release "No Down Payment," now show ing at the Martini Theatre, This Is in keeping with the company 1 ! ambitious program to introduo new talents to the nation's theatre screens. Starring Joanne Woodward Sheree North, Tony Randall Jeffery Hunter, Cameron Mitch ell, Patricia Owens, Barbara Rush, and Pat Hingle, "No Down Payment" is primarily concernet with the social, economic ant emotional problems of four mar ried couples, neighbors in a postwar postwar housing development. The story is based on John McPartland's McPartland's forthcoming novel. When Patricia Owens, Jeffery Hunter's wife, is violently attacked by a neighbor's husband, Cameron Mitchell, it leads to a new understanding between the marri"d couples directly and indirectly indirectly involved. Hunter is one of the nation's fastest rising stars, while Miss Owens, a Canadian- boni beauty, made her recent American debut in the hit, "Island in the Sun." Another of the couples, couples, Tony Randall and Sheree North, suffer from the husband's "big promoter" complex. It marks Randall's dramatic debut, having previously been spotlighted comedy roles in "Oil Men! Oh, Women!" and "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" "No Down Payment" Payment" also Is Shcrcc North's first strong dramatic role. Joanne Woodward, already acclaimed acclaimed as the year's finest new star discovery on the basis of her performance in the forthcoming film, "The Three Faces of Eve," and Cameron Mitchell, who scored scored In the recent ".Monkey on My Back," are cast as a couple lorn asunder by their frustrated desire for a child, and by bis fustration Jn failing to Ret the job he wants. He takes out his ire on society In genera! by attacking his neighbor's neighbor's wifu. The fourth couple, Barbara Rush and Pat Hingle, arc divided rjnly by his indifference to attending church, and by their struggle to reach a joint decision to lead the w:iy for rachl integration integration in their community. Producer Wald';; acquisition r.f the McPartland novel is the first time a book was bought for the screen Iwforc the literary ;igciit or the publisher's reader had perused perused it. Me Part land sent the original original copy directly to Wakl at th'j producer's invitation "if he ever wrote a full-sized book." Wald read one of the author's previous short stories which made a big hit with him. "No Down Payment" is being published concurrently with the national release of the picture. The producer, whose first for Twentieth Ceatury-Fox release was the recent "An Affair to Remember," Remember," won studio Production Chief Buddy Adler's full support to cast the eight young stars in the picture and to use the talents of a new director, Martin Ritt, whose only previous film work was "Edge of the City," and who directed the Broadway success, 'A View from the Bridge." The screenplay for "No Down Payment" was written by Philip Yordan, who wrote "The Harder They Fall," and the production was photographed by Joseph La- Shelle, Academy Award-winner for "Marty," in black-and-white CinemaScopc. 'Operation Mad BalF Coming Here Columbia Pictures' zany "Operation "Operation Mad Ball," hilarious G.I. story filmed entirely off limits, opens Thursday at the Marti Theater. Stars are Jack Lemmo who garnered an Academy Awar for his Ensign Pulver role in Roberts"; television's highly ori inal and imaginative comedia; Ernie Kovacs, in his motion pi' lure debut; Kathryn Grant, A thur O'Connell, Rosalind Russell reluctant lover in "Picnic"; ar the irrepressible Mickey Roonc' "Operation Mad Ball" is set 1 France, shortly after the war end. It's the story of an attemi ay Lemmon, and his Gi cohorl [o promote a big wingding wit [he Army nurses before they ar separated. Since the nurses are officer and regulations forbid enliste men and officers to fraterniz Lemmon is put to considerable it senutty in carrying out his of imits project. Before he is fij shed he has involved fellow Gl's he Army nurses, and Germa: prisoners of war and French ci 'ilians in his increasingly com plicated stratagems. Stumblinj ilock in the way of his Maste D lan is his outfit's adjutant, a ituffy, regulations-bound office vho is Lemmon's rival for th ame delectable Army nurse. Ko- /acs makes a delightful motion :icture bow as the martinet offi er who is continuously outwittet y Lemmon and his fellows; ·Cathryn Grant is lie beautifu lurse. Arthur O'Connell plays the com manding officer who detests his djutant and Mickey Rooney is een as the master sergeant in harge of transportation wlu o u t e s a bewildered genera! round with casual ease, in order o insure that he, at least, doesn' nterfere with "Operation Mad 3all." Featured supporting players are 'ick York, James Darren, Roge; mith and William Leslie. The creen play by Arthur Carter, lams and Blake Edwards is -om Carter's play. Richard Quine irected and Jed Harris produced Operation Mad Ball." TRAPPED Trapped aboard stricken vessel officers played by Peter Dyneley, George Muccll and Bernard Lee seek shelter in this graphic scene from Rank Organization's "Pursuit of the Graf Spec," filmed In VistaVisIon and Technicolor. Now at the State Theater. Yesterday's History Told In State's 'Pursuit of Graf a

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 27 Oct 1957, Sun,
  3. Page 27

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