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GABIN - 3 - KEN MORGAN'S .. HOLLYWOOD KEYHOLF Columbia...
KEN MORGAN'S .. HOLLYWOOD KEYHOLF Columbia Studios has completed arrangements arrangements with MGM for'the loan of Joan Crawford, Crawford, who will move off her home lot to , appear in the lead opposite Melvyn Douglas in "He Kissed the "Bride." • The above announcement announcement is a straight item and would probably be of little news value—except for the circumstances. The part was originally slated for Carole Lombard, whose life was so tragically snuffed a few weeks ago. Secondly, Secondly, the entire proceeds for Miss Crawford's Crawford's chore will be turned over to charities. Arrangements have already been completed with ' the tTreasury Dept. Beneficiaries of the $112,500 fee will be the Red Cross, S50.000; Motion Picture Rellof Fund. $25.000; Navy Relief Fund, $12,500; and several others. Now in New York, Joan Will return thi».week for the start of the picture, which will be directed by Alexander Hall, noted for a series pi recent comedy smash hits.:;-' * •'..'" .* *. The romance between (Singer .Rogers and • Jean Gabin, the great French dramatic star now under contract at 20th Century- Fox, used to be kidded by paoyle gosslpers. Initialing the friendship friendship with a date,' at the request of Monsieur Gabin, Miss Rogers was a bit befuddled due to the inability of Gabin to speak English English and the resultant denouement appealed to the members of the "Fourth Estate.?' But'that condition has been altered. Gabin can now talk Gingefta language. Latest turn in the lives of these two Is the desire of Gabin to have'a head of GlnRcr sculped by Phillippa Brooks'Edel. whose bust of Gabin prompted the romantic gesture, '; KEN MORGAN

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 14 Feb 1942, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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