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PONS-20 - HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP By PAUL HARRISON NEA Service...
HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP By PAUL HARRISON NEA Service StaPC Correspondent. HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 18.—All over the lot: It's a great day for the Irish, sure enough. Eight hundred of 'em which means about all the O'Haras, Shaughnessys, and O'Maras in Hollywood, Hollywood, are working in some of the big scenes in "Parnell," story of the great Irish statesman which John Stahl is directing for Metro-O'Gold- wyn-O'Mayer. Stars 01 the film are Clark Q'Gable and Myrna O'Loy. Miss Q'Loy replaced Joan Crawford at lhe last minute when Joan refused t n they don't hurry, it won't have a star. Miss Pons is getting smaller every day. Most actresses, under a strict regimen of rest, work, aiid diet, gain weight during'the filming of a picture. Miss Pons always loses. She's down from 108 to 100 pounds now, quite a loss for a person of her tiny stature. They've had to remodel all her dresses. Not Interested. another costume picture. i FrSrh^l ^ P ' ° '•• studying represents a water-front! ^™±^* J£™?*L F™*™?. street in New York in 1880. On a big ! is working outdoors on the back lusion, are painted the masts and rigging of ships. Parnell is leaving for Europe after a triumphant cameras and the reflectors are changed for a new shot. Amedcan visit Countrvmenledbv The Chinesc are lolli »S around George j thT Frfendly Son?of Sf Patrick i S ° me playing bridge and othera •rill-ncuy OO11S OI St. Jr'atllCK I rpnHinff rlo(or»ti,,o ar,H l,.,,^,.,™ — — and the Hack-drivers' Benevolent Union, are escorting him to his ship through a cheering crowd of Celts. Director Stahl and his cameraman cameraman ride high above the street on the end of 'a canie'ra boom. A Mr. Al O'Shindberg, an assistant director, | is striding up and down the street accompanied expected of them. He is saying: reading detective and true-romance magazines. Shirley knows her lines for the next scene, so the French teacher is'J.rying..to snatch., these fevtvmin- utes of "her valuable time." Miss i Temple isn't interested. She is playing in front of her portable portable dressing room with a new "We blow the whistle and.the-parade starts. I want you all should run along with the carriage of Mister Gable, cheering like he is a hero." Supervising everything is Mr. "Now please, Shirley, pay attention. attention. Say after me: cat, doll, house, garden." Poupee? Puppy? The star dives under a table a£- in front of wind machines so thai they will swirl about like snow. Bands and white-gloved police- Shirley grins. "But, mama, this en and banner-carriers mrc • :s the flrst da y of the d °S- And : men and down the horse-drawn cab with Mr. O'Gable i la P° u P ee - la maison, le jardin. >« ' lnnng ha —n't i black-Irish grin. It's a great day for i Erin—in Hollywood. 'dog'; it means Shrinking Lily. >'./. Joseph O'Cohen, studio production i ter tho Peke - From there she re- manager. Somebody yells, "Hit 'em ' s l iOnds ' " Le chat, la poupee, la all!" and the lights go on. The i maison > le Jardin." whistle blows and things begin to i Mrs ' Tem P le - talking to visitors happen. Raw cornflakes are tossed i neal 'by, puts in a word: "Shirley, let's put down the puppy for a while and concentrate on the lesson." banner-carriers march • :s te rst da y of the d °S- street, followed by a ' know lhe lesson, anyway. Le chat, This is the first lime lhal Miss j Temple hasn't been enthusiastic I about her French lessons. She likes i them because she likes chocolate. I he Lily Pons picture, al this (The teacher has her hold a piece writing, still is kjown only as "the of melling chocolate in her mouth Lily Pons picture." In production ' as she pronounces the words; give 0 about 45 days, it hasn't a title. If i them just the right sound were ' .->*,.

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 18 Nov 1936, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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