Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on September 26, 1949 · Page 11
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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, September 26, 1949
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Movie THIS WEEK AT THE THEATERS By CARL WRIGHT "Mighty Joe Young," a super- melodrama brings to the Cecil screen a'gigantic hero of unique temperament, one of devastating ferocity and heroic kindness alike. The title character, Joe Young, is a tremendous gorilla, reared on' an African farm by a little girl, and reaching great stature by the time she became 18, which made possible the gorilla's appearance in a night club. Producers John Ford and Merian C. Cooper have screened "Mighty THEATERS AT A GLANCE CECIL—"Canadian Pacific" closes Saturday. "Mighty Joe Young" starts Sunday, with special showing lute Saturday. PALACE—"Down Dakota Way" and "The Judge Steps Out" now showing. 8XEAND—."Command Decision" and "The Blazing Trail" now showing. STATE—''Gun Smugglers" and "Jlgis and Maggie in Court" close Saturday. "The Burning Cross" and "The Soar" open Sunday. 1AKE—"Rogues' Regiment" and "Urubu" close Saturday. "Chicken Every Bunday" and "Hold That Baby" open Sunday. DRIVE-IN—"Keep 'Em Flying" closes Saturday. "White Sax-age" starts Sunday. Joe Young" as an Arko Productions' thriller rocking with surprises and action. Terry Moore is starred opposite the leading man, Ben Johnson. * * * . . One of the world's most famous trick riders and ropers, Montie Montana, has been cornered long enough to appear in a film, as the sheriff in "Down Dakota Way," showing at the Palace theater, with Roy Rogers and Trigger. A judge's wandering to recapture his lost freedom is the theme of "The Judge Steps Out," co-feature starring Alexander Knox and Ann . Sothern. * * * •"Command Decision," the filmi- zation of the William Wister Haines play which scored on Broadway, is showing at the Strand theater. It is a motion picture studded with fine performances by a brilliant all-male cast including Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian Donlevy, John Hodiak, Charles Bickford and Edward Arnold. "The Blazing Trail" is co-featured. * * * , The, evil workings of the Ku Klux Klan through its preachment and intolerance are graphically • exposed in the Screen Guild's "The Burning Cross," which opens at the State theater Sunday. Hank Daniels and Virginia Patton are co-starred. Paul Henreid plays a double role in "The Scar," co-feature, in which he plays opposite Let Contracts for Lab at SUI Iowa City—Contracts have been let for the new radiation research laboratory at the State University of Iowa, according to university Architect George Homer. Contracts were awarded this week by the business and building PLAN TAG DAY Dumont—The Band Parents club is sponsoring a tag day, Saturday, Oct. 1. In the evening the school band will give a marching' demonstration followed by an auction sale. All proceeds will be used toward the new uniforms which have already been ordered. The band will participate in the band festival at Osage, Oct. 15. Sept. 24, 1949 7 Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason CHy, !*• win over the Pueblo Dodgers Friday night. The victory tied the series at 3-3 and Saturday's contest at Des Moines will decide the winner of the governor's cup. The Bruins' decision was sparked by Paul Schramka's 4 hits, one a 3- run homer. BATTLE ROYAL—Going berserk, the fea- BROADWAY HIT—Clark Gable appears as tured performer in a Hollywood night club, Gen. "Casey" Dennis in "Command Deci- releases a cageful of lions and battles them sion," Broadway stage hit showing at the to a finish. The scene is in "Mighty Joe Strand. Walter Pidgeon shares stellar honors Young," showing at the Cecil from Sunday in this explosive drama about World War II. through Wednesday. Terry Moore is the star Others in the cast are Brian Donlevy and of this strange film. Charles Bickford. DAKOTA WAY—Roy Rogers, and his horse, Trigger, again thrill fans in an action-packed Trucolor, sager showing at the Palace. The film is "Down Dakota Way," with Dale Evans, Pat Brady, Foy Willing and the Riders of the Purple Sage featured in the notable cast. education. The lowest bid for the general construction work was §14,800, submitted by the M. D. McCreedy Construction company of Iowa City. Carstens Brothers of Ackley submitted $5,875 as low bid for the plumbing and heating contract, The"electricar contract was awarded the Olds Electrical Construction company qf Davenport on its low bid of $8,294. . Construction is planned for basement and sub-basem e n t space within the medical laboratory on the north side. The project will boost the medical laboratory's space to 9,000 .cubic feet. The radiation research laboratory has been operating for the last 2 years. Most of its work has depended on atomic by-products. Dr. Titus C. Evans has headed the department since Jan., 1948. Work on the new laboratory will begin in about a week. Des Moines Squares Series With Pueblo By The Associated Press The Des Moines Bruins forced the best-of-7 Western league playoffs into a 7th game with a 10-5 TONITE • SAT., SEPT. 24 DELL CLAYTON SUNDAY NITE SEPT. BIRTHDAY BALL, DEVOTED COUPLE—Dan Dailey and Ce- HIGH ADVENTURE—There is adventure in EXCITING FILM—Joel Fleuellen has one of leste Holm make a dashing couple in their "White Savage," showing at the Drive-in the- the most sympathetic roles ever played by a hit, "Chicken Every Sunday," showing at the ater from Sunday through' Monday. The pic- Negro in "The Burning Cross," showing at Lake theater from Sunday through Monday, ture re-unites Maria Montez, Jon Hall and the State theater from Sunday through Tues- It's the film version of Hosemary Taylor's Sabu. Here a sinister moment is expressed by day. Starred in this exciting film about the best-selling novel. George Seaton directed the the supporting cast. It's a technicolor produc- Ku Klux Klan are Hank Daniels and Vir- Free Admission to All Born During September (exc. tax) lA'NN KERNS ORC1IESTHA. film. tion. ginia Patton. Quarterback Lee reeled off 2 first Joan Bennett. * * * Dan Dailey and Celeste _Holm are starred in the film version of "Chicken Every Sunday," which opens at the Lake theater Sunday. Dan has a penchant for "easy street" schemes which work out so well that Celeste has to take in boarders. "Hold That Baby," with Leo Gorcey and the Bowery Boys, is the co-feature. * * * Adventurous entertainment is presented in "White Savage," which'opens at the Drive-in theater. The picture is filmed in tech- nicolor and re-unites Maria Montez, Jon Hall and Sabu. "White Savage" was directed by Arthur Lubin. pions. It was Upper Iowa's first conference loss in 3 years. At Pella, Coe college, paced by Schmitt who period touchdowns, emerged with a 21 7 21 tie in its fray with Central. Wartburg's. Erv Hanus scored all 3 touchdowns at Waverly as he led the team to an 18-0 victory over the Winona (Minn.) Teachers. At Davenport, St. Ambrose took the measure of a Corpus Christi (Tex.) 'eleven to the tune of 28-16. In other Iowa triumphs, West- mar defeated Huron (S. Dak.) at Huron 16-7 and Parsons college journeyed to Carthage, Mo., to turn in a 19-13 victory over Carthage. Indianapolis Wins 3-2 to Open Final Playoffs Indianapolis, (fP) —The Indianapolis Indians were off to a better start in the American Association's final playoff Saturday than they were in the first round. The Indians topped the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night 3-2 on a superior pitching performance by Joe Muir. He limited the Brewers to 2 hits for 7 innings and didn't yield a walk, but he weakened a SPORTS Iowa Colleges Dip Out-of-State Foes in 5 Games By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS All 5 Iowa college teams which met out-of-state foes Friday night stalked off the field with victories under their belts. Two other contests—inter-loop affairs between Iowa teams—were marked by a tie and an upset. Drake university, sparked by Halfback Johnny Bright who ran to 3 touchdowns and passed for a 4th, trounced Emporia (Kans.) State Teachers 42-0 on the Drake gridiron. In an Iowa conference upset at Indianola, Simpson scored twice in the 2nd period and then held off Upper Iowa to turn in a 13-7 victory over last year's loop cham- NOW! THRU TUESDAY Clark GABLE Walter PIDGEON Van JOHNSON .Brian DONLEVY __ 3HN HODIAK PLUS^-DURANGO KID HIT ittle in the 8th and was relieved ->y Forrest Main. Norm Roy didn't give up a walk o Indianapolis, either, but the Indians ended a string of 18 scoreless nnings for the Brewer hurler with a 2-run first frame. West Beats Mohawks n Mile Team Race West Waterloo won the mile :eam race from the Mason City Mohawks held Friday afternoon at Roosevelt stadium by a score of 26 to 29. John Buckton of West finished 'irst and had a time of 5:15.2. Al Gilbert of. Mason City was 2nd. After that, the order of finish, was: Gruver (W), Ted Cubbison (M), Tom Buckton (W), Larry Boyce (M), Ralph Decker (M), Rothschild (W), Miller (W) and Goodnow (M). Class Offers Play Mitchell—The junior class will TRY A G-G CLASSIFIED AD WED. — STAN STANLEY )OWA S WONDER BAIAROO ' The Beautiful S U R F MOUTH SHORE CLEAR LAK FREE PARKING & CHECKING give its class play, Rain," Sept. 30 at auditorium at 8 p. m. "Looks Like the Mitchell ENDS TONIGHT Abbott and Costello in "Keep 'Em Flying" Q RIDE-IN THEATRE^ On Highway 18 Between Clear Lake and Mason City Adults 60c Children Under 12 FREE End Sat. — "Jiggs and Maggie in Court" — "Gun Smugglers" STARTS SUN. 2 FIRST RUN HITS! DANCE AVALON BALLROOM MANLY, IOWA SAT., SEPT. 24 Music By RAY JOHNSON And His Orchestra No Dance TUES., SEPT. 27 SUNDAY - MONDAY DANCE Rudd, Iowa SAT. SEPT. 24 MUSIC BY THE RIDGE RIDERS . . SPECIAL . . FREE DANCE TONIGHT (SAT.) MUSIC BY THE COUNTRY CLUBBERS - and Presenting Charming 1 JEANNE JOHNSTON whose magical voice we believe to be the most outstanding in the middle west. LEGIONNAIRE CLUB 317 No.*FederaI Phone 3032 PRIMITIVE PASSIONS! IH OlORIOUS TKHNICOLOI Maria MONTEZ t JonHALL SABU Added Fun — Color Cartoons — "Hobo Gadget Band" — "Sauatler* Rights" —Special Musical— Double Rhythm" i M MIDNIGHT SHOW TONIGHT Rain or Clear Two Shows Nightly Starting at 7 and 9 First And Only Showing In Mason City I A Daring Expose of Ku Klux Klan! A Picture Every American Should See! Adm.: This Show Only: Mat. 40c; Eve 50c; Kids 14c VETS! VETS! BIG FREE DANCE TONITE (Saturday) Buddy Fisher's Band * Make it a Biff Saturday Nite at the All Veterans' Club 1308 N. Federal Phone 770 Brlnr your membership card In a Vets' organisation. Another Blj Free Tlnnca Next Wednesd«y END SATURDAY nick Powell In "KOGtJES REGIMENT" and • I | •— — i , Th, vulture Peopi»" j gTjNDAY and MONDAY LET'S ALL HAVE FUN! (wKteJoM • n rfwin v*"i *"\j - LVo ilxJias—•—•—«^^"™««. m ^^ ^^^^••^-•^••^ • .,, » • i i i UP TO THEIR NECKS IN DIAPERS AND DAFFY DOINGS! T*K BOWEBY BOYS|j ADDED— NEV'S— CONTINUOUS SUNDAY FROM 1 P. M. Now! Now! COME A This PAIR of *DOOZIES- can ONLY 9TAY iove i ^ ACTION! sr— SOTHERN ^ T0e/zzff/ as'MAlSIE" takes over ...when ROGERS DALE EVANS .-TRIGGER; WREAK VENGEANCE ON RACKETEERS: DOWN DAKOTA . P»T BRADY • MOHT1E MONTANA EllZAftCTH RWON- kVDOM IARR fOY WIILING X RIDlftS FREE DANCE TONIGHT Music By Wayne Pringle's Orchestra ADMISSION BY MEMBERSHIP CARD VFW 1315 4th St. S. W. Riverside Barn 725 North Kentucky Mason City DANCE Sat., Sfipt. 24 MUSIC BY EARL AND HIS RHYTHM BAND DANCE WEDNESDAY NIGHT Sept. 28 featuring RUSTY'S CEDAR VALLEY COWBOYS broadcasting over K ICM Barn Available for Private Dances FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE 1192-J ENDS SAT. "Canadian Pacific" RANDOLPH SCOTT IN COLOR CECIL SPECIAL NIDNITE SHOW "Mighty Joe Young" Sat., Sept. 24 — 11:30 P. M. All Tickets Only 60c Incl. Tax Theater Cleared^at 11:00 o'clock for Midnite Show REGULAR SHOWING STARTS SUN. Doors Open 12:15 — Show Starts 12:30 Plan To Be Here Early! 0 The Cy clonk ikocte of Electrifying Sensations That Makes Your Eyes Pop Out And Your erf Skip A Beat! COMING TUESDAY — BURT LANCASTER IN "CRISS CROSS" GIANT GORILLA BECOMES POWDER-KEG PET OFNIGHTCiUB k SOCIETY! Merian Cooper's Amazing Adventure I In 7he Unysual! The Strange Story of a Beautiful Girl and a Gorilla TERRYMOOgE • BEN JOHNSON on<f ROBERT ^/i^OlNG »*. FRANK McHUGH THE MOST SENSATIONAL SCENES EVER BROUGH TO THE SCREEN!

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