Hollywood to hold memorial services for Will Rogers

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Hollywood to hold memorial services for Will Rogers - Phothono-tary WILL CLOSE III Four Memorial...
Phothono-tary WILL CLOSE III Four Memorial Services Will be Held at Same Time Funeral Services are Going On. By GEORGE H. BEALE, United Press Staff Correspondent. HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 21. UP The motion picture industry wll shut down comipletely tomorrow afternoon to honor honor the memory of WMl Rogers. It will be the greatest tribute the industry has ever paid a deceased performer. Four memorial services will be 'held for him tomorrow afternoon at the same time his family and intimate friends are attending his funeral services services at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather at Glemlale. (lor. Frank F. Merriam asked W Californiaus by proclamation to observe one ntousmt of silence dur-inc dur-inc dur-inc Rogers' funeral. Rogers' wlrbrw and their three chil dren arrive today from the east where they received word of the traffic ac cident that killed the beloved humor ist and Wiley Pot, around-the-wortd around-the-wortd around-the-wortd around-the-wortd around-the-wortd tiler. They will go at once to the Rogers ranch In Santa Monica canyon, but later will vl-it vl-it vl-it the gold ulinpel room at Forest Lawn Cemetery where Rogers' IkkI.v Is laid out In a bronze casket. He was dressed In a blue serge stilt, of the familiar type he almost always wore, a white rfiirt with soft collar, and a black tmvf tie. While the family and 75 friends of the family are engaged in their final homage to the d-eaw-d. d-eaw-d. d-eaw-d. d-eaw-d. d-eaw-d. 20.000 persons persons will gather In Hollywood Bowl for "memorial services. The community Presbyterian ttnnvli at Reverley Hills, where It-gers It-gers It-gers lived, wi:'. hold services. as wIN the California Pacific Expi-tin Expi-tin Expi-tin at S.-in S.-in S.-in Diego. Sovernl wtudlos iplanncd services. Will Hays, head of tlie Asportation of Motion l'Mure Indu.-iirlos, Indu.-iirlos, Indu.-iirlos, ordered j M studio dosed from 2 p. in., Thursday Thursday until Friday. Not a camera will j lie turned during that period. I Forty-eight Forty-eight Forty-eight Army fliers stationed nt 11 Riverside wort ordered to attend the funoral. They i:i constitute a guard of honor. Dr. .1. Whltcomb Broucher, llapito minister and Rogers' life long friend, wfll deliver the funeral eulogy. HONOR OF ROGERS

Clipped from The News-Herald21 Aug 1935, WedPage 1

The News-Herald (Franklin, Pennsylvania)21 Aug 1935, WedPage 1
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