The Salt Lake Tribune from Salt Lake City, Utah on February 23, 1945 · Page 18
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Friday Morning flakC February 23, 1945 'All for the Marines ... Who 've Earned It By Hedda Hopper HOLLYWOOD — When Peter O'Crotty was double-crossed by a hand" grenade, he decided to write "Or.ce a Marine," taken from the marine slogan, "Once a Marine—Always a Marine. When Cmdr. John Ford heard about the story he phoned O'Crotty and said, "Wait for me. I want "to direct it." Now Bob Bums Glenn Ford and Walter Brennan (who lost his teeth while with the marines in the last war) want to be in it. Commandant Ralph Davis is trying to peutcchnicolor film. They're £oinp*to give it the works, and should. If you don't know what marines have done, by golly, vou'rc going to when this is re- ieased . . . Ted Donaldson may do Jod'y in "The Yearling." . . . /Uin Miller is telling her friends she will not marry Vincent Fotre. Don't ask me why. I thought it was a catch. Girls Together—Meow! John Frederick£' H opening sure brought out the, women. This year every blasted hat was becomingly " feminine, and such variety! From felts to feathers. Crowd was entertaining, too. Mrs. Charlie Chaplin couldn't concentrate on bonnets; kept looking from her emerald chip ring to Sally Wright's 300-carat star sapphire. Mrs. Ralph Blum and Minna Wallis were so afraid you wouldn't know they were vdth Faye Emerson Roosevelt thev darned near smothered her. She kept fanning herself to get air Constance Collier came m 2'ke a ship in full said, pulled Lillian Gish down on a chair that blocked all models. Cutest model was Ann Hunter. If some producer doesn't grab that girl and star her, then they're more careless than I think they are. A Salute to Good Joes Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer celebrated its 25th year. Their Ted Saucier showed them how to give a party. I've been to super- parties there, but the one on "Week End at the Waldorf" set had stars, grips, electricians painters. Harry Joe, Mike, and they were all there in the spotlight with Ginger, Lana, Pidgeon Lucille Ball (whose hairs prcttv now) and other stars. Th-se are the pals I'd worked with for seven years. They said, "Heck, Hopper, give up that silly column - come on back to movies! We used to have fun. Then Bob Leonard's chauffeur, Foss said, "Amen!" Foss, incidentally, used to take my son fishing! I could write columns^ Concert and Dance Held as Benefit Sponsored by the Gustaf Adolf male chorus, under direction of Rider C. Waring, a benefit con- cent with dance following wll bc held in Second ward chapel and amusement hall. 7th South and 5th East sts. Saturday at S-15 p. m. The affair is in honor of Joseph Straberg. an invalid for 14 vears who, prior to his illness, was a gifted entertainer in the Scandinavian community. •The following artists will assist the chorus on the program: Mrs. Blair Bradshaw, soprano; Dorothy Sartori, violinist; Eleanor Jones, pianist. Anton O. Clawson will act as master of ceremonies. Axel J. Andresen, president of South Salt Lake stake, will give a talk m tribute to Mr, Straberg. if papers had space, about stories the workers gave me on sets. Yes, that was a party. One for all and all for one, and all for the benefit of "Week End at the Waldorf." "Ten Little Indians went to dine, one went to choke himself, then there were nine," was Mischa Auer's exit line when he finished "Ten Little Indians." Then he went out to chase a "peeping torn" and broke his leg. Copyright by Chicago Tribune OV|E G Ml What to See in Local Theaters Opening Today Star— "Salute to the Marines" and "Young Ideas." Now Showing i— "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and Short Subjects. The Kse of Frankenstein" and "The Mummy's Curse." uaito-'-Nevada" and "A W A V E, a W A C and » Marine." tJptown-"The Three Cabelleros," This Is America, U. of U. Basket- Centr Seconds Over Tokyo," 12 m, 2:35 p. m 5:05, 7:40. Studio— "Hero Come the W A V E S" and Short Subjects. BountifT.1 (Bountiful)-"BelIe of the Yukon," 7:30 p. m., 9:30, and Southeast (Sugarhouse)-«Lake Placid Serenade" and "Alaska" Mario (Suearhouse)— "The Great Moment" and "Take It Big. Sadav (Holladay)-"! Love a Soldier" and "Take It or Leave It." Gem-"Th^ .Very Thought of Vou" and "This 'Is America.". Murray (Murray)-"Our Hearts Were Young and Gay State— "In Society" and "Lumberjack." On Stage and Screen Lyric-Five Acts of Vaudeville, with "Grissly's Millions" and "Nearly y Hall-University Theater presents Lillian Hellman's "The Searching Wind," 8:30 p. m. __ _ Campus Play Audience Well Intrigued by Hellman Theme By E. E. Hollis Strong, stimulating drama, pregnant with thought, yet having its lighter side to relieve any i heaviness, "The Searching Wind" in the University Theater presentation Thursday night at Kingsbury hall, received intelligent directoral treatment and a reading of competence sufficient to make it thoroughly interesting, at times of gripping intensity. One felt, however, a lack of confidence in themselves on the part of the cast that made for uneven performances. This Lillian Hellman play opens in the spring of 1944 in the drawing room of an American diplomat's home in Washington, and its moving climax is staged there at a later hour of the same evening. In between, a series of flashbacks, acened in Rome as Mussolini marches into the city; in Berlin, Paris, reveals significant events of 1922, 1923, 1938 and the factors that have brought about that climactic passage in a family's life—when a son, victim of war, must tell his parents of his humiliation because of their part in making that war possible. The play is Miss Kellman s protest against the appeasement policy, the laissez faire attitude in America, and elsewhere, that permitted HHlerism to prevail; it points out the guilt of those who in the critical hours saw what SOW! FIVE BIG-TIML ACTS ON OUR STAGE RAY NOR r.F.HH ••Cluwn Prlnrr of l.n»« \Vhl1i-lioiMf nnd Whit* Horn and Powell The Two Bobby Snw» Finn: JERRY ROSH— Paclne Hie Show RANDOLPH SCOn BYPSf ROSE LEE DINAH SHORE Vf BURNS. K SELECTED SHORTS Young Recitalists Playing Friday Mrs. Vera Frey Beason will present a group of junior piano students in recital at Daynes Music Co. hall, 47 S. Main st, Friday at 8 p. m. At close of the program Mary Ellen Murphy of the college group will play Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue, with Mrs. Beason at the second piano. The younger pupils appearing are Anne Clawson, Jacqueline Chatterton, Elwyn Ralphs, Margaret Affleck, Renee Edwards, Margaret Elizabeth Clawson, Erma Jean Walker and Jack Baker. was coming, ( hut did nothing about it—and there were moments Thursday night when her message was carried over stirringly. It is likely, however, that acting of greater dramatic power is required to bring full conviction. There is a secondary thread of interest in the domestic disturbance in which the Hazens are involved, and which threatened to overshadow the sociologic and political aspects. It has to do with the old romantic triangle. The performance of Sgt. Holt Monohan in the role of the diplomat who acquiesces in appeasing policies, revealed a certain finish but was too emotionally restrained. Algene Ballif, the Emily Hazen of the piece, and Miriam Taylor, as "the other woman," gave themselves to their roles admirably, and Stanley Russon did excellent work as the testy, wicked-tongued old newspaper publisher. V. I?oug Snow again won credit for himself in his reading of the returned soldier's role. Except for faulty diction, Fred Harris performed splendidly as the German statesman, whose Interview with Hazen was a dramatic and revealing passage. Several minor roles were well handled, Joseph Bywatcr as a French refugee, Harold Bowman's Italian waiter, and Serita Jones as Hazen's secretary. The stage decor was admirable throughout the several scenes, and the play had been well costumed by Mrs, Shirley P. Jones. ti.fi) mN IS MORGAN MANOR PARKKR. DONDI-TRAVERS-PRINCE -KING gj ril \.\ NOW WALLACE BEERY YOUNG IDEAS" SUSAN" PETERS HERBERT MARSHALL' MATINEE DANCING 2 to R p. m, Dally Kxrrpt Kimdiiy. N« Cover ClmrKC. Delicious Dinners I>J Jules Macks. Open During Redecorating. Watch foe Announcement. DEWEY'S 939 So. State CLUB CAFE Phone 5-0803 l/fofi Stock Balanced A marked increase in cattle, horse and turkey population in Utah during the past year was counterbalanced by a decrease in sheep, hogs and chickens, according to figures released Thursday by Edward C. Paxton, agricultural statistician. Animal Not the Type HOLLYWOOD — Though Emory Parnell owns a 36-foot yacht, holds a master's license and is a member of the coast »uard reserve, nobody ever thought he was the type for a sailor or ship's officer on the screen until now. Now he's clicking as a sea captain in RKO Radio's "Sing Your Way Home." population figures, with 1945 and 1944 census figures are: Cattle, 541,000 and 525,000; horses, 82,000 and 81,000; turkeys, 572,000 and 440,000; sheep, 2,289,000 and 2,411,000; hogs, 135,000 and 229,000, and chickens, 2,636,000 and 2,981,000. Wallet Theft Reported Theft of a wallet containing $33 in currency and identification papers from the dressing room of the Rose shop, 29 W, 1st South, was reported to police Thursday by J. Norman Jorgensen, proprietor. The theft occurred Wednesday afternoon, he said. Bed Cross Meet Set American Red Cross personnel and guests are invited to attend a talk by M, A. Romney Jr., ARC overseas director, Friday at 4:30 p. m. in the Tribune- Telegram auditorium, Mrs. C, E. Painter, publicity chairman, said Thursday. City to Join Contest Salt Lake City will compete with 600 other cities thoughout the country in the national fire waste contest, sponsored by the United States chamber of commerce, Fire Chief J. K. Piercey said Friday. The contest will stress fire prevention. Cucumber Ceiling Hiked Retail ceiling prices on field grown cucumbers will be two cents higher from Feb. 21 through March 20, according to Ray H. Butler, price specialist, office of price administration. Masons Celebrate Exemplification of four degrees featured the Washington's birthday party of Utah chapter No. 1, Royal Arch Masons, Thursday in the Salt Lake Masonic temple, 650 E. South Temple. . With Joe R. Brown, high priest, in charge, the special convocation opened with the following degrees conferred: Mark master, directed by II. R. Waldo and Warren R. Tyler; past master, directed by Lincoln G. Kelly, and most excellent master, directed by Frank B. Harris. Actress Improves Film and stage Actress Gladys George Thursday was reported steadily improving following her removal from a hospital room to her suite in Hotel Utah. She suffered a nervous collapse Monday night. Baby Reported Critical Condition of Martha Ann Gill, 5-week-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Gill, 954 • W. 4th North, has improved, but the baby still is "critical," hospital authorities said Thursday. She was taken to Salt iake General hospital Wednesday following a choking spell. Slides Shown An exhibit of more than 250 colored slides featured the first salon show of the Photochromy club- of Salt Lake City Thursday evening in the University of Utah Union biulding. Delinquency Talk Set Frederick C. Loofbourow, chairman of city committee on juvenile delinquency, will discuss a proposed school for parents Monday at 12:15 p. m, at n meeting of Salt Lnke chapter, Utah Congress of Social Workers, in the Lion House Social center, 63 E. South Temple, Mrs. Ruth M. Schick, secretary, said Thursday. Parking Meters Stolen Police Thursday were investigating the theft of six parking meters reported to have been stolen from city streets sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. The theft brings to a total of 15 the number of meters taken from their stands during the past two weeks, police said. Aulo Taxes More than 9000 motorists still have to pay automobile taxes 1'or 1945 during the four days before (load line, county assessor's office revealed Thursday. Up to close of business Wednesday the office had collected $246,106 on 33,477 vehicles since Dec. 15, it was announced. Plan Meditation Westminster college girls' glee club will present a Lenten meditation program Sunday at 8 p m in the First Presbyterian church, 371 E. South Temple, it was announced Thursday. 'NOW OPEN TODAY, 7 P. M. Ill ALAN LOrXETTA LADD* YOUNG AND smm \ M1TCHUM E JEFFREYS Tomorrow Hut Music - Mirth - Madneis! *HEY, ROOKIE * with All-Star Cast! | Unity Study Class 1 ; Under Direction ot | MRS, LEWIS H. DREW SPECIAL LECTURES Newhouse Hotel—8 p. m. Wednesday, Thursday. Friday Guest Speakers MR and MRS. ERRETT BROWN of San Francisco, California Subjects "Your Triumphant Self "Your Secret Weapon" "Victory Is i'our Business" UNIVERSITY THEATRE KINGSBURY HALL -UNIVERSITY OF UTAH First Broadway Hit Release of Lillian Hellman's Wondcll Dcnmnn Wagstaff . . . Salt Lake oilman dies of electric shock. Bus, Auto Collide, Girl Injured Maxine Clark, 15, 125 W. 4th South, received abrasions of the nose and scalp lacerations when an automobile driven by her father, George Martin .Clark, 41, collided with "a Salt Lake City Lines bus driven by Grant M. Judd, 33, 2135 E. 3205 South, at 4th South and West Temple Thursday at 9:45 p.m. According to police reports, the bus, traveling west, attempted a left turn at West Temple and collided with the eastbound Clark machine. No tickets were issued. S.LOil Man Dies at Arsenal Of Shock From Electricity Wendell Denman Wag-staff, 38, 933-22nd East, was injured fatally Thursday about 11 a. m. when electric current from a high tension wire at Salt Lake City branch, Ogden arsenal, passed through his body, according- to arsenal officials, Mr. Wagstaff, Wagstaff Oil Co., was collecting scrap metal he had purchased from the arsenal. He reached over to pick up a chain dragging from a huge crane which was loading his trucks, army officers said. Simultaneously, they said, the crane came in contact with the high tension wire. At 11:15 a. m., Salt Lake fire department dispatched an emergency cur to the arsenal. Firemen vainly worked for 3 hours 14 minutes with a respirator. Dr. L. E. Viko, who examined the body, said Mr. Wagstaff was killed instantly. Army officers said an investigation of details surrounding the tragic mishap will begin "first thing Friday morning." Mr. Wagstaff was born July 6, 1906, in Holladay, a son of Arthur J. and Jessie MacDonald Wagstaff. Survivors include his father, Salt Lake City; his mother, Holladay; his widow, Mrs. Ora Aylett Wagstaff; two sons, William-Wendell and David James Wagataff, and a daughter, Jessie Claire Wagstaff, all of Salt Lake City; six brothers, Arthur J. Wagstaff, Richfield; Owen W. Wagstaff, LaMar, Colo.; W. Stanford, Donald H., Robert T. and Nathan H. Wagstaff, Salt Lake City. Mr. Wagstaff had been an active member of the L D S church in Monument Park L D S ward, where he was an instructor In the Aaronlc prlOHthood. He wn« graduated from Granite high school and the University of Utah, where he was active in athletics. He had been in the gas and oil business in Salt Lake City since 1925. Iceland C. of C. Head Visits in Salt Lake After a several days' visit in Salt Lake City, Hallgrimur Bene- diktsson, Reykjavik, Iceland, president of the Iceland chamber of commerce, and his daughter, -Miss Inga Benediktsson, plan to leave Friday morning for Los Angeles. Mr. Benediktsson came to the United States to attend an international business conference held in New York City. ttlftlb f.391 flFTtmniVM OUH NI1HBIB IS S IMS BEU TOLLS' \ 7> ''"""' t 7)cniman DOORS OPEN SAT. 10:30 A. M Dnlvemal New* •15c to 5 65c Bve» <. UCK THIRTY SECONBS OVER TOKYO:' CAPITOL STAGE I!v"March 1st i rk« Jit f •»' Hlfl t-lwrfl,, 2MS5- TOO MONO lOMTMlwn" WITH ALL-STAR BROADWAY CAST EXCELLENT MAT. SEATS STILL AVAILABLE HOX Office Open 12:30 to » KftTTII ,-VERAHRUBARAl5TOI *• • #• *»—*•• •*• 'UKE NOW PLAYING Paulette Goddord'SqnryTufts -7 ... .— • XJ '"* ^. • _^i 'A/ > * Iffc f.-~ n V^P&rry Fitzgerald TakTlt or Leave If The SEARCHING WIND Thurs., Fri,, Sat., Feb. 22, 23, 24 - 8:1 5 p. m. 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