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Zsa Zsa Has Last-Minute Demands! t EO DUROCftER, who made colorful sports page news by kicking an umpire's shins, is getting hi> more romanllc kiclis with « pretty girl, Sheila Connolly. She is the former wife of film, TV actor Guy Madison, who'« better known to the Itiddies as "Wild Bill Hlckock" on video. . . When Zsa Zsa Gabor opened at the Dunes, the other night, her last - mlmito demands had the management ready to throttle her. She decreed that there could be no blondes in the chorus line, so 5 of the cuties had to have their hair dyed and she banned all pink costumes, because she was wearing an expensive pink evening gown. One of the most famous of the theatre and film directors has established an East Side hideout where he "conducts auditions" , . . It's definitely all off between the Metropolitan Opera skyrocket Leontyne Price, and her singer husband, William Warfield. Friends say she tried hard to save the marriage, but things didn't work out . . . The actors in a current "art film," supposed to be a success, are getting out an injunction against the producer for alleged failure to pay their salaries . . . There's Academy Award talk about Carroll Baker's performance in "Something Wild." Dorothy Kilgallen The Arts Council of Great Britain has appointed Joan Plowright (of "A Taste of Honey") to serve on its drama panel for a 3 - year- term . . . There's a feud among the "Carnival" chorines. One beauty moved her makeup to another dressing room because she averred the others weren't "ladylike and mature" (but they can dance!) . . . J. C. Fremont, who will appear in the flicker "The Hustler," is a girl. She uses the initials be- cause her great - great grand- falher also was known only as J. C. Fremont, and he was Ihe first ! Republican to run for President of jthe United spates. He was defeated in 1856 by James Buchanan, although Abraham Lincoln had made 50 speeches for him. Rtcardo Montalban will require surgery to eliminate the scars he got on one of his fingers in his home workshop. The finger was almost ripped off, but a doctor saved, it . . . Claude Otis, who has made many a big name singer for Mercury Records, is quitting to go with the Liberty label. The Paris press seems fascinated by quotes attributed to Marlon Brando saying he's anxious to quit the acting profession. The story got front page treatment' in half a dozen newspapers and is due to be the cover piece on several fan magazines . . . "The Tattooed Countess," opening May 3 at the Barbizon Plaza Theatre, Is based on the 1924 book that all but got author Carl Van Vechten railroaded out of his native Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Oant Gaither has afflicted one of the new starlets at Paramount with the name Rain Morrow. (All she needs is a friend dubbed Fair Today and they can go into business as a weather report.) . . . Apparently the Metropolitan Museum of Art will keep right on displaying the "ancient" fakes that drew so much publicity recently. When John Arthur tried to buy them for Rilpey "Believe It or Not" Museum in Times Square, he was informed that the Metropolitan "has no intention of offering the BANK NO. 395 REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF Beach City Banking Co. at Beach City, Ohio, In the State of Ohio, at the Close of Business on April 12, 1961. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, art! cash Items in process o; collection , $ 411 759 go United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed .... i <Hi',o62'93 Obligations of States and political subdivisions . '306 517 oo 1/oans and discounts (including $10.53 overdrafts) . 1 834 667 87 Bank premises owned $19,183.50, furniture and fixtures $5,000.00 24,163.50 Other assets 4,622.99 Etruscan figures for tale." Jazz bandleader Dizzy Gillespie has something new In the works. He's traveling with a different kind of group these days In prepare; tion for a New York jazz concert. The "something new" that's been added Is 7 ballet dancers, which Diz refers to as "an experiment" . . . Carol Channmg will record "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" for Cnedmonall words, no music. Maybe some critics don't stay until the end of the picture. The movie review of "The Hoodl u m Priest" in a morning newspaper had the condemned youth dying in ttie electric chair (in the film, it's the gas chamber) . . . Singer Kelsey Pharr of the Delta Rhythm Boys Is seriously ill in a Honolulu hospital. He was stricken during the act ... Pianist • singer Blossom Dearie and her husband, Belgian saxophonist Bobby Jasper, have decided to call It quits after many separations and reconcilia- tions. I Julius Monk's discovery, the very Haitian Sylvia Copeland, was born in the tropical clime of Cleveland. But her Creole and voodoo songs are as big hit at the Downstairs at the Upstairs . . . Arlene Dahl is in town after talking with producers about doing a Broadway musical next season . . . After a short trial separation, Dorothy Lamour and Bill Howard have decided to call off the divorce. "The Nose of Jerry Pepper," Milton Berle's show for next Fall, is being rewritten by Jules Styne. It'll come to the Main Stem as a drama with music . . . Rock Hudson and Marti Stevens are stopping Gotham traffic wherever they go — or try to go ... Quote from Somerset Maugham: "The girl of 50 years ago was a terrible bore, but today's girls are bright and amusing" . . . Eileen Barton's "surprise" wedding to Daniel B. Shaw in Mexico came about 4 days after her father, music publiser Ben Barton, told friends: "She'll never marry the guy." (Copyright, 1961, King: Features Syndicate, Inc.)

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  1. The Daily Reporter,
  2. 28 Apr 1961, Fri,
  3. Page 36

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