gaffer drive the are to keep that a Heart-Throb Boyer Turns From Actor to Producer be movie street being finesse . the a real, the the a do "The and getting By MAY MANN Standard-Exam iner HOLLYWOOD, April 18--It'll be hard on the girls--but Charles Boyer has signed a producer-director producer-director contract at Universal. He'll be telling other glamour lads how to emote. As for himself, he'll star in pictures only when he feels like it. Charles, who drips romance in low dulcet tones with a foreign accent, is the dream-man of many fanciful feminine movie ticket buyers. But he believes his screen idol days are about over. That his forte is producing producing and directing. Drop Starring Roles Other stars in the past have dropped from starring roles to sit behind the cameras and weave drama. Ricardo Cortez--and Irving Cummings--and Harold 'Lloyd. Perhaps Boyer feels' he can make more money. More money to help his country, France. It was interesting to those of us in Hollywood to note his quick but passing friendship with Jean Gabin, a fellow Parisian-movie star. When Jean landed here, he knew scarcely any English words. It was only natural that he should find great enjoyment in the companionship companionship of his fellow countryman. There were a few meetings, then fewer, then none between Boyer and Gabin. Seems the two couldn't agree on French politics. Serves French Army Charles was called to serve the French army at the outbreak of the war. Then he was asked to remain in this country to build morale to help France in her critical hour. He still has a great faith in his country--is sure that when the war is over France will again one day proudly lift her head and take her place once more in world affairs. When France does, you can be sure Mr. Charles Boyer will return. Perhaps he will revive and pioneer pioneer the French picture industry. Producing and directing pictures in this country will give him this experience. Meanwhile he is happily married to Pat Patterson, English star. But to see him less and less on the screen will cause many a feminine sigh. To some his low voice, his manner of making love was all that was to be desired. Next you'll see Charles Boyer. productions--on the screen. And another great screen hero will be lost to ambition! And that's Hollywood! CHARLES BOYER ... He drops romance TRUCKER FINED FOR SPEEDING I. Hunnel, 21, R. p. D. No. 4, 500, was fined $15 in city court Saturday upon his plea of guilty to a charge of speeding 50 milas per hour down a hill on east Seventh street in a loaded gravel truck. Charles L. Pettit, traffic officer, :estified in court that he arrested three other truck drivers on simi- ,lar charges .the same -day, April 13. He said residents of- Seventh street .had complained of the speeding speeding ' trucks. There is- one truck along the-road every five to seven minutes, he' said. "Since ' the arrests the drivers have been more careful," the offi- c e r said. . . . . .