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PONS-4 - Screen Life^ Hollywood to Fairbanks And tonight...
Screen Life^ Hollywood to Fairbanks And tonight folks it's LILY PONS and a fine supporting cast in the charming -musical romance entitled HITTING A NEW HIGH. That fine supporting cast includes such names as Jack Oakie. Ed.ward Everett Horton, Horton, Eric Blore . . . and John How- nrd. The cameras were very kind to her in this picture . . and that, plus a good -yarn, a good cast and the famous famous Pons Voice . . . spells delightful delightful entertainment. The yarn . . well, we first meet up-with Suzette, (that's Pons) as a Paris cabaret -girl .with prima donna ambitions. She wants to meet-up with; Horton (he's-a scout for the -Metropolitan Opera). Oakie, (he's a press agent for Horton) and Suzette get together and plan n publicity stunt. . . and when Horton goes to Africa on a lion hunt, he meets a jungle girl with -a voice .capable .capable of reaching "F" above high "C" as easily as you or I cnn hit a sour one . . "Oh. boy, oh ooy, oh boy," sex I and smile Horton himself, loud enough so that i bit . . and any one - within a mile sez he to himself, sez he, the sensation of the year, the sensation sensation of this year or any other year. We'll call her the ."bird girl" . . . and I .discovered Ixer." So they crals the song bird girl . . and take her back to New York. Poor old Horton . . doesn't realize he's been framed.. . But you'd better drop around tonight tonight and see for yourself . . it's a .delightful story . . and w.Ul hand you many a good laff. In the past, the cameras haven't been any too kind to Lily Pons . . especially in her first picture, which a New York critic described in part as follows: "Lily Pons has a marvelous marvelous voice, but one get's awfully tire, of close-ups of her mouth and tonsils. tonsils. Enough is enough." Which was rather hard on poor Lily, but also a bit true . . Now they've made her. more human human . . they've taken her down off the pedestal and are permitting her to act like a human . . to laff and kick her heels a the audiences are goinj; Livengood Trail Hillside Mixed Pole Wood SIMMONS & BACHNER Woodyard PHONE GARFIELD 271 815 SIXTH When You Register- it becomes interest to your visit can hear | tor her In a big way. "She'll be! Miss Pons' coloratura voice, rat| rat| ed as the finest in the world, is j 11 "" "• | heard in seven songs. Three of them j are modern tunes . . the remaining '•• | four, classics. Her "I am Tirania" | from Mignon is beautifully done . . \ but to me, her best one was "The : Mad Song" from Lucia di Lnmmer- i moor ... j Whether it's popular or classics | you prefer . . you'll find something here to give you lots of enjoyment . Horton, Oakie and Blore make n dandy comedy trio. John Howard makes a very fine romantic lead. I've a hunch you're going to enjoy enjoy this picture very much . . so come early . . We have an interesting single reel to start the program off with . . it takes you to a farm where Ihev oar ! I tram wild animals . . and if you're : thinking of getting yourself a pet .' poodle, see this reel first . . you may- change your mind and get yourself n Bengal tiger . . they seem to make grand pets . . .that is, if you enjoy playing .with dynamite. There's : a. News Reel .on tap also One shpw . . and rmppens at 8. We'll be -watching SOT you then . , And until that time AU REVOIR DON. The EMPRESS. re,

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  1. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,
  2. 07 Nov 1938, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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