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csert Love And Adventure Hold Burning Desert Sands As New Spectacle Is Filmed By Linda lane , - ' · ' . . · · ' '' ' O UR enthusiastic pronouncements of Hollywood Hollywood and its entertainment-making efforts prow more vociferous with our continued perception perception and analysis of the elaborate photoplays photoplays emanating from the various producing organizations. organizations. We have not been herded, we have not succumbed to the attendant "ballyhoo" that has always been so blatant an element pf the film Industry. Contrarily, our attitude has been one of cynicism toward the criticism of the so- called art of picture production. Our conversion baa been effected by a newer and more sincere attitude and purpose on the part of the film magnates, and, of a consequence, a ftner and more substantial product. In Hollywood, ta?es of hardships overcome, daring pioneering, lavish settings and brilliant Ingenuity are legion. And no one film represents ao definite a composite of these as does "The Garden of Allah," now 'going through" the final stages necessary to bring It to the screen, after 12 weeks of actual filming-. Marlene Dietrich and Charles Boyer, the stars of tfrig technicolor epic, are contemplating the sight of European shores; Director Richard BoleslawsM leads'his thoughts to another story. What they wove Into "The Garden of Allah" paaaea on into history-but history-but it Is a narrative well worth a wordage presentation. presentation. . Exhaustive teats of Miss Dietrich and Boyer before the technicolor camera followed. One by one the distinguished supporting cast was announced--Basil announced--Basil Rathbone, C. Aubrey Smith, Joseph Schildkraut, John Carradine, Henry Brandon'and two screen newcomers, Tilly Losch, famous Vlenneatl dancing 1»tar, and Alan Marshal, Marshal, New YprK^rtage Juvenile. Y . -- · . · ·. - · · ' · . . - · ' - ' - 1 i W ITH a production of, this magnitude, the v most difficult, of problems was location, particularly where all had to be conducive to the faculties of color photography. But the great American desert, the rolling dunes near Yuma, Arizona, proved a perfect counterpart of the Sahararln which the story I* laid. r For more than three weeks, In the face of terrific heat rising as high as 148 degrees in the sun, and audden| choking sandstorms, the company company made .the exterior aceoe*. living meanwhile meanwhile in specially constructed teat city. Tents were equipped with hot and coM water, electricity electricity and modern plumbing. The mess hftlj also served ail the projection room, where the-daily "rushes" were run each evening. Charles Boyer With Jadaan, the Horse Rode in the "Four Horsemen of the Takes the Part of the Mysterious against the side of a.dunei'.The; honeymoon containing more than iaM square feet of canvas

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  1. The Times,
  2. 15 Aug 1936, Sat,
  3. Page 18

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