GABIN - 12

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GABIN - 12 - a HOLLYWOOD SIGHTS AND SOUNDS By ROBBIN COONB...
a HOLLYWOOD SIGHTS AND SOUNDS By ROBBIN COONB Hollywood, ; April 24 — Aside < to America's long-suffering husbands and embattled beaux: stand firm and brace yourselves. , There's a new threat on your horizon. This is nothing new, of course, and you're probably prepared. .After .Gable, Taylor, Boyer, and Power know what'a In store, but a fe^v definite tips might rnake the battl^ easier, ;. and here tiieyjlfe;::; ;!' " * Ridicule, as always, is a good weapon.' "This Jean Gabin,," you say for instance, "huh! Sure, he's not cute. Sure, he acts like a man. But look, honey. How'd you like to have a guy like that around all the time? Sittln' around, quiet-like, and behavin' himself, , and talkin' pretty of gin rummy when "Moon Tide" comes to your town. Catch smallpox, smallpox, get her quarantined, or break your own back, and appeal to the Florence .Nightingale in her,' Tell her to think of;'the children, • ;<-:.. '.-Y.'r- If this doesnt work, promise to take her on that long vacation trip. Promise her a fur coat Promise to take her to a psychiatrist—and pick one who'll talk about her, nothing but her, for a week. If she already has sneaked away for a matinee, the psychiatrist Is a must Shooting Gabin, of course, Wuld grabs your holy, and then—bingo!—he ;. you- He dam! near breaks liack. KOW.••'that's not your Idea of "fun, is it, honey? Spendln' the rest of your life in a wheel-chair, the way this Lupino gal docs in the picture? jThcy can't fool me. It was that grabbln' that did it—I could hear her crack. .That fight, and gettin' thrown in the bait-box, merely finished finished off the job. "And another thing. These reformed reformed drunks don't stick to lt.« If I finished off a bottle the way the Frenchman does, I'd be in the doghouse doghouse fqr a month. But just bo- cause it's a movie, and he meets the gal and reforms, you believe It Betcha if they had another reel he'd be cock-eyed again, and throwln' her to the sharks." Better still, perhaps, Is any ruse you can think of to keep her away from that movie. Get up a game ! be the ..quick- way— think it a trif f lo messy ? always tho problem, too, of a trip to Hollywood, and once you get here you'd 1 . have . to plough through a solid - wall of glamour .gals to get within pot-shot range. No, we better be subtle. We better better 'organize a boycott We better, startvja» whispering campaign. I>et's pas't5;ttie word 'around, qutetly, that the guy eats garlic. Let it clro'u-* late that . he's a confirmed, cyclist. If we say '"cyclist" with just the right inflection of horror the little women will think it's something dreadful. , Let's swear flatly that he snores — and how can he prove he doesn't?' , FROM OUR FILES 10 YEARS AGO, Fourteen graduates received diplomas diplomas signifying completion of a three- leadership training 13th annual corn- Greenville Com- Religious Educa- year Standard course at the mencement of.t munity School o tion. There's Boy Scouts from Greenville Trooop ,1, with two booths entered In the

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 24 Apr 1942, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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