Clyde DeVinna (Bertha's cousin) filmmaker. The Corpus ...aller-Times (Corpus Christi, TX) 25 Dec. 1941

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been accept- Guard, how- giver, "Heluva t h i n g to be out here down 30 planes. · "Barnacle BilV Is Attraction Now Showing at Texas.Drive-in \ I j \ . : ; An -unscheduled thrill for city \vill bo j cast and crew of t h e ' t e r w h i c h such Cava?.os. the into rough water immediately and i and " out Hall M e t r o - G o y n - | wave* M a v e r s "Barnacle Bill,' added · . real l i f e excitement to the newest Wallace Beery starring vehicle. which is now showing al Texas Drive-In Theatre. Wallace Beery and Leo Carrillo in smaller boats engineered the rescue with tugs which took out t h e , ;st'ter the larger craft and b them back into the protection of man Clyde -DeVinna, and other! crew members from their moor- \ The boats were washed o u t ; A 40-mile-an-hour gale hit sud-: the San Pedro breakwater denly on location at Fish Harbor, j the gale subsided. , tearing the camera boats with D i - j "Barnacle Bill" deals w rector TUch;u-d Thorpe. Camera- i sanguine adventures of Beery as a shiftless roustabout who linds love on the waterfront nnd is suddenly faced with the care of a small daughter he hasn't seen since since she was a baby. The result is a comical romance with JMarjone Main, with whom he teamed with hilarious success in "Wyoming." He becomes a leader of the tuna fishermen, waging their battle against a price-fixing combine, and fights, comedy and drama results. The picture was largely filmed Army Boys Drill Bishop j Home Defense Guardsmen! BISHOP (Sp--Sgt. Cecil Pa-; trick, who is home on a Christmas . furlough, and Pvt. Bethea Martin. : home from Army service, gave i drill instructions at the Mondavi night defense guard meeting. I on location at Fish Harbor, seat Between 50 and 60 men turned | of the p a c jfj c Coast tuna industry, out for the meeting, to crowd the j anc i W3S directed by Richard high school music building to I Thorpe, who directed "Wyoming." overflowing. Plans were an- j players include Donald Meek, nouneed for weekly meetings each Barton MacLane, Sara Haden, Monday night at 7 o'clock. Connie Gilchrist and others. Vir- Ca'pt". 7.. L. Butts stated that 27 j gmia Weidler plays the small men had signed up for the Texas i daughter. Defense Guard unit, and he hoped) Interesting details of the thn;. organisation could be com-j tion of the tuna fishing fleet, pleted soon, after the first of the ties, and other thrills vie with the comedy episodes in the story.

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 25 Dec 1941, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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  • — Clyde DeVinna (Bertha's cousin) filmmaker. The Corpus ...aller-Times (Corpus Christi, TX) 25 Dec. 1941

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