DARRIEUX NOV 1938
IOWA Wednesday, November 2, 1938 may air used felt. fungus La Darrieux Gets Fed Up With Her Breakfast in Bed There can be too much of even the best of good things, including breakfast in bed. This was the rather uncomfortable uncomfortable discovery of Danielle Darrieux, beautiful French film star, while making her American cinema debut debut in Universal's "The Rage of Paris," which arrives at the New Greene theatre starting Sunday for three days. Before she reported reported for work on the sixth morning of production she had never eaten breakfast in bed, either on or off the screen. By the time she had been filmed eight times in the act of breakfasting among the eider- down, she was thoroughly fed up with the whole thing. Propped up among the silk pillows pillows and luxurious satin coverlets of her bed on a richly furnished hotel set, Miss Darrieux was served served grapefruit, French toast and coffee on a large silver tray. Previous Previous scenes revealed her as n poor girl desperately in search of a job. "This is wonderful," the bronze- haired actress told Robert Laszo. i the property man, as he served the I breakfast. "I think I will try it at' home after this picture is finished." finished." The glamorous star changed her mind however, by the time she had tackled her eighth "breakfast in bed," while the scene was pho- togiaphed from various angles desired desired by director Henry Koster. Although the French actress has never dieted in her life, she insists on getting plenty of exercise and fresh air which is her formula for health and beauty. She had to travel from Paris to Hollywood to get that first lasy breakfast la bed. In fact, so far from the break* fast-ln-bed type is Mile. Darrleux,. that she would rather miss her breakfast altogether than be late for work in the morning. Adher*- Ing to her "fetish," for being on time. Miss Darrieux arises at six in the morning and hurries to the studio. She has her hairdress and makeup done, and is on the set ready for work at least 30 minutes minutes ahead of other members of the company. In "Raga of Paris," she plays a young, jobless French girl stranded in New York, who gets tangled in an amusing toil of events when she sets out to pose for an artist and gets the wrong address. Douglas Fairbanks, jr., is co-starred with her.