BRADNA JAN 1938
HOLLYWOOD FILM SHOP ©By Alexander Kuhn United Press Staff Correspondent H OLLYWOOD (UP) — A poll of leading Hollywood directors, including Cecil B. DcMillc, Ernst Lubitsch and others, @>day named a group of young film players whose star will rise during 1938 in motion pictures. Heading the list is Phyllis Webh. while two French importations, Annabella and Olympe Bradna, follow in that order. Others among the 10 highest were Marjorie Weaver, Mary Maguire, Wayne Morris, Florence George. Allan Lane, Ann Rutherford and Joan Woodbury. The directors viewed daily 'rushes' of these players, and on the basis of personal observation clior? the actors and actresses they* believe most likely to achieve eminence during 1938. Phillis Welch impr3ssed them because of her acting ability. She was brought to Hollywood from the stage and jumped into a leading role without preliminary minor parts. She appears opposite Harold Lloyd in "Professor Beware." Annabella and Olympe Bradna both come from Paris. Annabella, under contract to 20th Century-Fox made her initial success in European films, while Miss Bradna has been signed by Paramount. Miss Bradna's work in "Souls at Sea" won her the feminine lead opposite Gene Raymond in "Stolen Heaven."