The Havre Daily News from Havre, Montana on July 13, 1945 · Page 3
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Havre, Montana
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Friday, July 13, 1945
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Friday Evening, July 13,1945 THE HAVRE DAILY NEWS PAGE THREE 'THE CHICAGO KID" IS DRAMA1IC TIMELY EXPOSE QF BLACK MARKEI Soldiers' Choice Gloria Jean has more fan clubs among American- service ;men than any other actress. I Hero's Sweetheart >IANO PLAYER ON HAND It always happens that some- viiere in a Preston Sturges cast n entertaining pianist is dis- overed. In the:cast of "Hail the Conquering Hero,": opening next Tuesday at the Orpheum theater, t happens to he Ella Raines, who .lays opposite 'Eddre Bracken. rhere was an ancient upright )iano in one of the stones on the ocation town built for Sturgis at he Paramount raiicii and Ella iegan to play. She swings, easily Jrojn classics' to boogie-woogie and reveals that she studied'piano .'or eight years. During- the • mak- ng of "The. Miracle of Morgan's r )reek," the pianist was Diana jynn, but she knows only classics. Ella Raines lias the feminine lea opposite Eddie Bracken, star o Paramount's "Hail the Conquei ing Hero," written and directed by Preston Sturges. The laugh i sensation, which returns to the Orpheum Theatre next Tuesday and Wednesday, riME MARCHES ON Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kruger celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary 1 during the filming of Republic's "The Chicago Kid," starring Donald Barry, and in which Kruger had the top featured role. The Krugers were separated on 'the occasion for the first time, '.as 'Mrs: Kruger was in New York-with their daughter Ottilie Ann, who made'her stage debut in a Broadway play on the anniversary date. "The Chicago Kid'/ opens Sunday at the Or pheuin on double feature pro gram. AUSPICIOUS START Chick Chandler began his" 20th year on the stage and screen with an important role in Republic's dramatic and exciux£ screen play, "The Chicago Kid," starring Donold Barry. BUY YOUR AVAJ- STA3IP5 AND BONDS AT THE THEATRES! Rarely does Hollywood turn out a motion picture so daringly dramatic as Republic's "The Chicago Kid," starring Donald Barry,, which conies to-the Orpheum theater Sunday and Monday on double-feature progra'm with "Action ill-Arabia." In the role of a man whose only aim in i life'is-one of revenge for the death' of his father : in prisou on what he believes was a "fram- d" charge, Barry gives one of the most convincing performances of tiis motion picture career. Before he learns, of his mistake he has plunged liimself and three othei people, a! girl who loves him, a man who "befriended him and a boy who regards him with hero- worship, irrto tragedy. Giving the picture particular trimliness is the expose of .black market methods of obtaining goods and holding them for sale in back roonis at fabulous prices. Lynn Roberts, pretty, auburn- haired actress has r the role opposite Barry : and Hank Daniels, regarded as one of the 'finds'- of recent months, is seen in the part of the younger; brother. VAN JOHNSON APPEARS IN MOST COVETED ROLE Van Johnson's ^brilliant performance in "A Guy Named Joe" won hiin one or ID,/J year's most important roles as Lt. (now Maj.) Ted W. Lawson, heroic Tokyo raider, in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo," which is coming socu 10 the Lyric theater, with Robert Walker and Phyllis Thaxter and Spencer Tracy as Lt. Gen, sanies II. Doolittle. Director Mervyn LeRoy and Producer Sam Zimbalist tested scores of actors for the characterization of Lawson. Johnson's test with Phyllis Thaxter, newcomer from the New York stage hit, "Claudia," who-will play Elleu Lawson, was outstanding. Johnson's career has zoomed steadily upward in recent months, climaxed by his portrayal of a young army flier with Spencer Tracy and Irene Dunne in "A Guy Named Joe," and as a newspaper man in "Madame Curie." cently completed "Two Girls and a Sailor" and "Three Men in White." " The Thin ManfaoesH^ William Powell and Myrna Loy Hollywood Oddity Police Siren Stops Whodunit Filming One of the bit playeVs in Columbia Pictures' "The Crime Docor's Courage," starring Warner Baxter, and opening next Thursday at the Orpheum theater, took a lot of ribbing during the film- ng of.the picture when her screams for a scene being filmed in the hills near the .Hollywood dam were followed, almost at once by the wailing of police sirens on upper Vine street nearly a mile away. The company itself believed for a moment that people within earshot had turned in a police alarm, and filming was briefly halted until it was determined that • the squad cars Bill Edwards, who used to live in Demarest, N. .?., plays- a: role with William Demarest in Preston Sturgis' "Hail the Conquering Hero," which stars Eddie Bracken. The Paramount picture, one of the season's top comedies, returns to the Orpheum theatei next Tuesday and Wednesday bringing a carload of hilariou: entertainment. Surprise for Myrna Nicest surprise that greeted Myrna Loy on her return to M-G-1M were twe&tjr-ttfo original costumes designed by Irene especially for the star to wear in "The Thin Man Goes Home," which co-stars William Powell and opens Sunday at the L.J-ric theater. Although this is the first time the star and fashion expert have worked together professionally, there was no necessity for consultation between the two as both have been friends for many years, with Miss Loy an Irene booster since the days when the studio designer presided over her first shop on the University of' Southern California campus. The wardrobe, one of the most extensive worn by Miss .Loy on the screen, features suits guaranteed to revolutionize feminine tate ia tailored clothes. LATEST OP "THIN MAN" SERIES OPENS SUNDAY AT LYRIC THEATRE Knife-Handy Extra i Acclaimed on Set of "Objective Burma" The knife throwing ability of an extra on Warner Bros.' "Objective, Burma," set -won him a short feature role in : the Errol Flynn starrer opening next Wednesday at the Lyric theater. The script called for the "silent" extermination of a Japanese sentry and Augie Gomez, whose knife throwing wizardry has been demonstrated on many vaudeville stages, was called from the extra ranks to do. the job. HELD SERGEANT RANK William Demarest, \viio plays a marine in Preston Sturges' "Hail the Conquering Hero," which returns to the .Orpheum theater next Tuesday, actually was an army sergeant in World War I- In the Paramount film, Eddie Bracken *'s starred with Ella •Raines playing the feminine lead. "OBJECTIVE BURMA" IS DRAMA OF PARATROOPERS, STARRING ERROL FLYNN were bound for tion. another destina- Carries On for Hubby Jean Trent, beautiful Universal starlet, is married to actor Ray Montgomery, now serving with the United States navy. BUY YOUR WAR STAMPS BUNDS AT THE . mini WAR BOKOS STAMPS! Scene From "Action in Arabia, 11 which comes to the Orphcinn Theatre Sunday'and Monday and starring George Sanders. WHEN GANGSTERS. MEET i THEATRE CALENDAR CURRENT WEEK LYRIC 'As a tribute to those men of our armed service who have taken it upon themselves to be the shock troops, to those men who ,are no more than clay pigeons as they drop from the sky—to the men of the parachute battalions —Warner Bros, have dedicated their dramatic picture, "Objective, Burma," which upensi next Wednesday at the Lyric theater. With an all-male cast that stars Errol Flyiin and features William' Prince, George Tobias, Dick Erd- mau/and Henry Hull, "Objective Burma" is the saga of the parachute battalions which were dropped into Burma long before foot soldiers slogged forward. It is a tale of valor and courage that has been equaled only by the brave men who performed against the savage Jap. . "Objective, Burma" was adapted fi-oih an original story from Alvah Bessie, and prepared for the •. screen • by MacDougall and Cole. Produced by Jerry Wald, "whose most recent screen successes-•include-. '-"Destination To- fyo" : and "The Very Thought of You,''."Objective,-Burma" was di- •ected by Raoul Walsh. LAST TIMES SATURDAY! HIHU8NIIIII •I GENE AUTRY "RIDE; RANGER RIDE" Style Contrasts Lynne Roberts wears a mink coat valued at 15,000 in Republic's "The Chicago Kid," starring Donald Barry, showing at the Orpheum theater Sunday and Monday. Pretty Miss, Roberts' screen wardrobe for the picture- is in contrast to that for her last film role iJi "The Big Bonanza,' in which she wore gowns .of the Civil War era. Otto Kruger has the top featured role in the stel-- lar cast of the dramatic scree; i play, .. ' _ - _•..'. Borrows Name . v \ Lois Collier took her screen name from a character in a'radio play she enacted. • .. [ Top-notch entertainment for the whole family opens Sunday, at the Lyric theater in "The Thin Man. Goes Home," a. speedy, fun- ly, : -clever murder mystery which briiigs back together again on the screien that number one screen am_ily—William Powell as Detective Nick Charles, Myrna Loy as Ixis wife Nora, and Asta, the wir^-haired terrier,' as -himself. T?he picture also boasts'an out tanding supporting .cast including 1 such well-known names as •loria De Haven, Donald Meek, Ha.rry Davenport, Lucile Watson H/ilen Vinson, Anne Revere, Edward Brophy, Donald MacBride Lieon Ames, among others. Richard Thorpe has directed .with. a sure and deft touch this 'mew Thin Man story. Nick am :Nora decide to take a vacation and go out to Sycamore Spring -to visit Nick's parents. They set lie, down for a well-earned rest— jut not for long! During Nick's nrthday party the bell rings and Nick opens-the door to admit au worried-looking young man. But before the stranger can say a word, he falls dead, shot from, somewhere in the dark street. '.This is the start of a taut and . baffling mystery which will keep you on the edge of your seat all through the showing Nick and Nora find themselves mixed ui> with various town characters, any of whom apparently had reason to kill the young painter who' tried to reach Nick before he was killed. Everyone concerned does an outstanding job, with Powell and Miss Loy in top form, Asta up to his usual cute tricks and all the others hand-picked for their roles. You'll love ."The Thin Man Goes Home" and so will every member of the family. .-By all means, make a date to see it. SUN. • WON. BEAUTY BAITS TRAP FOR DEATH! Super-suspense and exciting romance, when a , reckless adventurer. finds the key to murder in a beauty with the eyes of iove and the lips of treachery! LAST TIMES SATURDAY,! Defiant Tom NoA' play, Powers as Mike Tlmrber, Donald Bany as. Joe Fcrrill and Jay llo as Pinky, in a scene from Republic's dramatic new screen"The Chicago Kid." IN "CRIME DOCTOR" NOW SHOWING I THRU SAT.— "N o n c But the Lonely Heart," starring Cary Grant, in a story that looks life straight in the eye . . . and blinks at nothing! With Miss Ethel Barrymore, Burry Fitzgerald, June Diinrez and Jane Wyutt. Prom the best seller novel! SUN.-M ON.-T UES.— 'The Thin Man Goes Home, 11 starring William Powell and Myrna Loy . . - together •again! Their new hit is murder—mystery at. its merriest! With Lucile Watson, Gloria DC Haven, Anne Re vcre and Harry Davenport. Also latest issue of the March of Time. NEXT WED. THRU. SAT.— "Objective Burma," starring Errol Flynn. The N. Y. Times said: "Without- question one of the best war films yet made in Holly- Avood!" With A\ 7 i 1 1 i a m Prince, James Brown, Dick Erdinnu and George Tobias. COMING NEXT SUN.— "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo," with Spencer Tracy. "CRAZY KNIGHTS" Billy Gilbert Shemp Howard Reckless Ernie Mott made his own rules for life and love . • - to play a dangerous game! CHAPTER NINE "HAUNTED HARBOR" "CRAZY MARY" n Mhs ETHEL BAKKYMORE BARRY FIH6EMIO LATEST NEWS Shows at 2 — 6:50 — 9 p. m. ..GEORGE. SANDERS Virginia lenorei BRUCE AUBERT .) Gene LOCKHART ROBERT ARMSTRONG H. B. WARNER Produetd by MAURICE OilAOHTT dtd by LEONIOE MOCUY ^ OPENING SUNDAY! • Tovar, Anthony Caruso and Robert Scott have a little argument over who committed the murder in Columbia Pictures' "The Crime Doctor's Courage," which stars Warner Baxter as the famous 3)r. Ordway at the Orpheum Theatre next Thursday, Friday and Sat ' ' " " '"" ' ORPHEUM DOUBLE-FEATURE PROGRAMS NOW SHOWING! THRU SAT.— Gene Aittry in "Ride Ranger, Ride." Also "Crazy Knights," with Billy Gilbert, Shcmp Howard and Maxic Roscnbloom. Tins Chapter 1) 'Haunted Harbor 1 ' serial. ® © ® SUN. * MON\— "Action in Arabia," with George Sanders, Virginia Bruce, Lcnorc Aubert and Gene Jjockliart- "The Chi- cjigo Kid,?' with Donald Barry, Otto Kruger, Tom Powers and Lynne Roberts. NEXT TUES. & WED.— "Hail the Conquering Hero," starring Eddie Bracken with Ella Raines, William Dcm- arcst, Raymond Walburn, Franklin Pangborn and Elizabeth Patterson. NEXT THURS.-FRT.-SAT.— "The Crime Doctor's Courage," with Warner Baxter, Hillary Brooke and Jerome Cowaii. Also "Silver City Kid," with Allan Lane. Plus chapter ten "Haunted Harbor." © ® ® COMING NEXT SUN.— "Music in Manhattan," and "My Gal Loves Music." Tracking down a murderer while on vacation in his own home town, Nick Charles (William Powell) with the aid oE the local doctor (Lloyd Corrigan) tracks down -'Crazy Mary" (Anne Revere) only to find the "Not Welcome" sign very evident. A scene from M.-U-JI s exciting new film, "The Thin Man Goes Home," co-starring Myrna Loy with Powell, which opens Sunday at the Lyric Theatre G-R-E-A-T NEWS! Nick, Nora and Asta Are Hilariously, Thrillingly Together Again! ALERTED! a spy in Nora's hair and corpse their hands! Welcome home! LATEST INFORMATIVE ISSUE OF There's danger ahead for George Tobias, Tony Caruso, Errol Flynn and Buddy Tnvns as they pursue the savage Jap in Warner Bros.' latest dramatic film, "Objective Rnnu;>," opening next Wednesday at the Lyric Theatre. StaiTing Errol Flynn, the film also features William-Prince, James-Brown, Henry Hull aiid Dick ErUmau. LATEST NEWS • COME EAT5.LY! Eve., ti:4a—9 p.' In.; Matinee 2 p. m,

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