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BRADNE AUG 1937 - Wew Yorker AT LARGE By Jack Sflnnett—^- NEW...
Wew Yorker AT LARGE By Jack Sflnnett—^- NEW YORK, August 5 —Olympa Bradna is going native.... native American. She Is in now from Holly- cod to receive her first papers, visit Orant'w Tomb, 'Wash Ington Square, the Statue of Liberty, and tell •Jie world that she Is becoming an American oltlzen just ae fast &a she can. She ii going Ic take a moonlight rtde. too, on the Stalen Island ferry ferry and visit tho Central Park zoo Olympe Bradna ....but that has nothing to do with her going native. That Is Just because. because. In aplte of the. Hollywood glamor, she really Is a normal, healthy, happy young lady In her seventeenth summer and she loves fun. She Is going shopping, also.... and that la because. In her opinion (which can be trusted, for, after all, she's French), things "!are so much, 80 very much cheaper in New York than Holly wood.... even the exported exported things." • • * We couldn't find it in us so much as to mention the slip in that prefix. prefix. Three years ago, Olympe Bradna walked down the gangplank to one of the Hudson river piers. She did not know as much English as Franclska Qaal, whose vocabulary vocabulary consisted of "yes," "no," and "goodby," and who acknowledged her Introduction to us on arrival fiom Hungary by using all three. Now, Olympe speaks with only the slightest trace of an accent and It !• a rare, rare thing when she exports exports her imports. Shortly after Olympe took her first look at Broadway, audiences at the French Casino were taking their first look at Olympe, a charm Ing little brunette In a sailor suit, repeating her sensational acrobatic acrobatic dancing that had won her such acclaim In the French version of "Hit the Deck." The Interest of the columnists one whose word Is Broadway Jaw, said, "She has more appeal than Myrna Loy") brought the. movie scouts around and ' 01y,fnpe has been In Hollywood ever since she worked out her French Casino contract. contract. Olympe likes pictures better than the stage, and acting here better than acting In her native France, though there are times when she has a nostalgic pang for little French circus she once played In when her mother and father were trouplng. The fact' that Olympe was bom la the Olympic theater In Paris Is no longer news, of course. She made her flrst-hlt 18 months later) when she walked on In her par--| ents* act. carrying the flag of France. She's not certain now whether it was she or the flag that made the hit. But there could have been no doubts seven years later when she did her first acrobatic dance number. number. Nor were there any In the Paramount studio when officials looked at the "rushes" for her first scene In "Souls at Sea." The scene was re-shot without Olympe Bradna. Bradna. She had been promoted to the supporting lead. * * • Appalling trivia: Dlagram.<( In theater programs of fire extt.i. In New York theaters ."leiaom. If ever, match the actual exits, either as to number or position. It's little things like that that keep awake between acts these hot summer nights. TAKE LAKE CRUISE LAKESIDE. August 6—(Special) —Nearly 800 West Ohio |)pworth Leaguers attending their annual institute, here this week cruised through the Lake Erie Island district district yesterday afternoon on the Steamer Chippewa. POSTPONE MEETING FIX>RENCB, August 6—(Special)— The Ladles Aid society of the Blrm- Ingharn M, B, Church will not hold Its monthly meeting this week. Election of officers has been deferred deferred until the next session. WANT 'IV! HKING RESULTS

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 06 Aug 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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