DARRIEUX - 1938

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DARRIEUX - 1938 - Exotic Darrieux Shows Week Salary No Figure At...
Exotic Darrieux Shows Week Salary No Figure At All Compared To Her Own, She Proves HOLLYWOOD, March --Miss Danielle Darrieux, w h o s e salary is three times that of President President Roosevelt, got her chance today today to prove that she's worth the money. In skin-tight satin underwear with fluffy ruffles, Miss Darrieux was a vision of loveliness. The rush became so great eventually on her sound stage that Universal studios put guards on the doors to keep the crowds away. When the 21-year-old Miss Darrieux Darrieux arrived here, from. France last October under a five-year contract, her salary began immediately at the rate of more than $4,000 a While she polished her fingernails fingernails and otherwise kept herself amused in her rented Bel-Air the authors began to pound their typewriters. They were told that the quicker they Wrote a scenario for her, the longer their jobs would last. . Days turned to weeks and weeks to months. The new star had received salary checks totaling nearly $100,000 and she hadn't done a thing except pose for the publicity photographers in her bathing suit. Finally the writers came up with (Continued on Page Thirteen)

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  1. The Evening Standard,
  2. 24 Mar 1938, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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