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r . from j ] life "War built in the and the Loves Of Gloria Swanson *-» #-* *-* *-* *-* Returns From France As A First Stir To Wed icd a foreign title, ly Mi» Swanson liccaine ; brid'e for ;t f o u r t h time. Of tli d«:-ithe extent of the Swanson vogue,} day I others Wallace Beery had inarripd at| (Copyright, 1931. Univci hos- Inc.) that was of rose on of politics the Bob and and the his 1920, to where tradition Jail was her r wlitn ^!ic was^un eritra girl r-t ls.sui;ty. Herbert iiUMbunil Itefori I.ijr contract, bei-n told. Xou- for tht» forrign To him she, was an attractive American sirl. intelligent, tainlng and amusing- When he asked her to marry him he . MV ,,... hnow he was wooing lie signed h?r first who was as much in Those itoru-s have j eye as any president monarch. woman the public or ruling By LOUEtLA O. PARSONS Motion Picture Kditor Universal Sen-ice Jniversa! Service. Typically French The two former husbands of loria had bean typical Americans. Americans. Kenri was a typical Frenchman. His manners were charm- of yss- D. of HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 25.--Few traces oC the rather awkward, badly dressed little extra girl remained remained w h e n Gloria landed in Paris that Fall d a y . A hotel, she d e c i d e d , was too com- raonplac e, so h e t o o k a quaint chateau on the banks of the Seine River. This acquaintance acquaintance with the antiques of by- go n e French s p l e n d o r ! aroused her in- ·ioria $TOinson terest in the aristocracy of a country that had once been ruled by kings. Gloria started to work, but certain certain questions continually ca.mo up on the authenticity of scenes Jnid in Madaniti Saris Gene's day. Forrest Halscy, author of The Scenario, a say Bohemian and extremely poular. met James Kenri la Baily de la Falaiue, Mar-' quis de la Coudraye, scion of an old family. The marquis' family ing, he always had time to woo her. His breeding ana his gentleness gentleness appealed strongly to His mother had belonged lo the Hennessey family, American it true, hut she had absorbed si iuch French in the many years she lived in Paris that she had become more of a French than an American. If Gloria had remained in France, the same might have been said of her. although was never able to master thn French language. Ii was ons the few things in the world she could not conquer. Henri gave her lessons and tried to her to pronounce the difficult words, but her Scandinavian ancestry made it impossible. The Great Lady On January 28, 1925, Gloria Swanfion became iiit; Marquise dc la Falaise. From the "she became the bnde of the Marquis de la Falaise dc la Court ray c she started to live to the part. Whereas in the . past she had been plerisant to newspaper reporters and to her friends, she suddenly became 'difficult to reach. The name, Swanson, that had served her well through all the years, was ente.r-l had been clocely associated with | discarded. " Gloria became' the court of, the Louis's and had figured when the revolution took ! the power away from the aristo i crats and gave it to the commoners. commoners. Expert Aid Sought The y o u n s. Marquis was Marquise even to her friends. Always an actress, her poise and dignity equaled Honri'e n a t u r a l breeding. While has alu'ayb been very simple, very real, there was nothing

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  1. Modesto News-Herald,
  2. 25 Nov 1931, Wed,
  3. Page 14

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