The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1939 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 29, 1939
Page 10
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BLYTIIEVILLE, '(ARIQCOURIETl NEWS \ THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1939 .. English Scarlett O'Hara But No One Hints That English Scailett Isn't Real Actress BY PAUL HARRISON' NBA Senice Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD— Tile mo\ic capital lias not been kind to Vivien Leigh, and Miss Lci^h, In luin hales irolhwood Neithei Knows iniicli about the other, but it is unlikely that there will be Urns for revision of opinions When the last mile of film has been ground through David Selznicks cameras his Scarlett OHara expects to W •gone -Kith the wind On Jan 13 (which fell on a Bl- day), \\hen Miss Leigh v,as formally signed to the most coveted role In the most talked aliout picture in screen history, Hollywood welcomed her \slth mixed Jealousy and resentment, blank pu?./lcment about hei qualifications, folgncc pity for the difficulty of hei role and with smiiklng a-ldes abou her piivale hfc The English gir was in a -spot, and she knew it Curious correspondents wero ie- buffcd by SelznlcVs flat outer of "NO interviews" His stated i«i- son \\as that lie did not want his star publicized so fai In advance "of the picture's release lie ilso ',uas appiehensKc that Miss Leigh _uho Is feaitully outspoken when she chooses to talk-might adm't 'almost unjthing about her nttaih- ment for Actoi Laurence Oliver '.Aftei all, both plavcrs aie mairietl —though not to each othei PLENTY OF hlOHIFS There being no souice of 011- Ihcullc infoi ma^loiv, the rumoi factories went to \\oil. During an average day In 1 rolls wood sou could hear that Miss Leigh was being intolerably temp ei a mining that her Mayfair accent was spoiling the plctuie, that ihe was going to be fired, that she was going to quit A change of photngiapheis, a change of dlrcctois, a 10 day suspension of production, and common knowledge of the mcied- ible amount of waste film footage and retakes wcic all cited as if to her discredit She is a genuinely fine actress rrom the beginning, hei assumed soiithern accent ne\ci has caused any real difficulty She is punctual, a hard workei and usually B patient one She Is ultcily cv 'acting but not umcasonably demanding of the services of makeup experts wardrobe women, and the like. She never has tossed n tantrum for the amusement 01 embarrassment of the rest of company "This Icigh girl « thc 1» lclK >; Inch c\plosi\c ever imcntcil,' saiel one man 'When she bloiss «P, nobody lint ScUmck or Fleming (the director) ever kuovs whit it s all about " Production Uoubles on Gone With the Wind," nevei lightly attributed to the English stni, actually were mostly due to the fict that Mrs Sidney Howard had n baby' Having written the scicen play, but wanting to rush to his wife's side, Howaid was unable to remain to whittle the enoimous document down to fllmable si7£ When other writers were called in for the job, George .Cnkor. the original diieclor, disapproved Uislr treatment of the story. He quit. NO ROMANCE, NO FEUD It was a falily amicable parting except for Miss Leigh's distress at losing the guidance of a man in whom she had utter confidence, rrom the beginning, Clnrk Gable (who is Rhett Butler) would have preferred Victor Fleming to Cukor. And now Fleming, .whom Miss Jxjigh didn't know at all, was assigned the direction. (Divided lo>altlcs brought rumors of a bitter feud between the stars. Snorted the actress: "Just because Clark and I aren't having a romance, Hollywood thinks we must be fighting!" The two have not been especially friendly. Miss Leigh almost always has lunched alone In her half of a bungalow on the lot. The lear suite, with a separate en trance, is Gable's. But he lunchc in the studio cafe with the gang When she sat behind the earner it was usually with Leslie Howard, who plays Ashley \Vilkes, o with in 'coine-nulck" smile Gone With the Wiud'-Claik and Vivien nrcn 1 Miss Leigh likes frames. Shr ilnl liicllj at Chinese checkers,' was teller at liackgammon, ana- cruns. silui On l° callnl1 Scarlett's most articulate and en Ihuslastic champion TILLS THEBILI branees anil ilcmonsli-.ileil (hnl she could juggle three of Ilicm. Ordlimrlly the English ulrl Is not much, of n , conversationalist. She tells no stories and makes no jokes, although she liiughs '•«"»* ciiougli. She hns a childlike cm I- oslty about everything,' ami will rise and coolly survey l«oplc who ire coining on the set. Or .she will •im nnU watch excitedly while someone opens a- package. She icvcr concealed her delight when present, or message arrived rrom iiirence Olivier. Noliody has heard her complain openly nlout anything, mil she Blums publicity and dislikes posing for still picture.';, especially when asked to smile. "I look utterly silly," she says. yet her smile when In action has uccii described hy a 1/mdon critic ns "the most unholy, come-quick, dainn-the-others expression I ever Fncllsh correspondents • and » few players have snlcl that Vivien Lcl E h was pretty imrcl to get along llarvie Jordan Insists $5 Loss On Bale Can Be Ended ATLANTA, Ga. (UP) — Cotloi growers waste SQO.OOO.OW every tlm they produce a 12,000,COO-l)nlc crop according to liaivie Jordan, Inter wun in her pictures over there. But none hns even hinted that, she s anything hut an extremely nbc performer. In fact, she seems,o have the most.mpresslvc dramatic hactewind ° r »»? M actress In the movies today. Bank Robber Dickson Left Estate of $611 ST LOUIS (UP)—Crime may not i>av In the long run, but Benny Dickson .the 27-year-old Kansas bank robber and kidnaper, left an estate of $011.05 when lie was .shot down by G-men here, according to nil inventory filed In probate court. "In addition to the •'$011.95 In currency, Public Administrator Thomas n. Madden, in charge of the estate, listed two pieces .of jewelrj marked "value unknown." ' ' Dickson was killed as he stepped out of d sandwich shop', after lie had been lured Into a trap sot W G-men. According to the Inven- oi-y, he had $312.02 in his possession at the lime of his death, his 1937 automobile brought $201.50, and there was a refund of.$84J om the New Orleans Public- Service company. id the practice of recomprcsslon or 'greater; density sometimes ve- ults In Injury to the fibers." He said that Increasing compe- Illon In world markets emphasized he necessity for Improved packag- ng and handling of cotton In America. The present system he described as "outworn, primitive, vastoful and highly expensive." Slump Put at C5 Per Cent Jordan pointed out that export of American cotton had declined about 05 per cent within the past few years, causing a great financial loss to the South and Jeopardizing the future of the cotton- growing industry. "There were two largely attended world cptton conferences o southern growers, domestic am foreign spinners In the South din- Ing the past 30 years," Jordan said on cotton. "At both, the foreign spinner dele president of the .gates condemned the primitive an "southern Cotton As- wasteful of baling in this country. ^ationT belief "farmers are los- Jordan said anoUier failo inc an average of $5 or more on American bales in both domcsu every tale of cotton produced, and foreign markets was the piac- Most of this he said, could be lice of mixed grades packed In the saved by use of high density gin same bales. "The South has never enjoyed minimum freight mtes on the haulage of Its cotton crops, which have made the rates excessive y hiBht This will continue until sufficient tonnage of oaded Into box cars to aulhoilze ower rates," he said. Jordan said that with hlgl Itv Bin compression and overecl with light cotton bagging nd tied with short bands, the Kite weight per bale would be reduced '' e »- U> 10 pounds. ".Tills would moan a gross weight of only 120,000,000 pounds for the tare on a 12,000,000-balc crop. By loading a minimum of 100 bales of gin compressed cotton In ant ordinary box car, a very, material! huvuu uy «»*- "* *"D-- — — — compression and cotton bagging instead of jute. t He said that $8,000,600 could be «aved on bagging and ties used on every 12,000,000 bales marketed-, $7,500,000 on Interior recompres- sioii; $4,000,000 on port compression- $5,000,000 on domestic and marine insurance; $10,000,000 on domestic freight rates; $1,250,000 on ocean freight rates; $1,000,000 on interest from delays; $2,000,000 on samples and waste; $10,000,000 on country damage; $5,000,000 on warehouse storage costs, and SV 600,000 on undergradlng and stapling. Trade Experience Wide Former U. S. Commissioner to 18 European countries, Jordan said farmers were ; responsible for all these losses. ll'bu au^jaL 1 .^. He favors an intensive research campaign to be conducted by the Department of Agriculture into ways and menus of baling cotton into more compact packages "These difficulties arc largely due to the carelessness and indifference of the cotton growers In the delivery of their seed cotton at Bins," Jordan said. Fault Fount! With Hale "Leading European spinners have informed inc on many occasions that while they preferred the American staple for their mills they would cease to purchase n when the same type staples could be obtained more economically aim delivered to their mills from othc cotton-growing countries." Higher density gin compressio is needed, Jordan said, because th present gin bale has a density o only about 12 pounds per cub foot of lint. "it is the only partly covere bale in the world using Jute tog It Is large, clumsy, hard e and does not provide sufl cient tonnage to authorize min mum carload rates for transpo tatlon. Recompression destroys U provide greater protection tf\\ luuun. ixi.v«",f' ~"— -.• --;a f s tl ° shape of the gin bale and in ma. fov "^ lint libers are u "The 500-pound, low density bale Is unwieldy, making it dim- cult to handle even after It reaches the spinner," Jordan said. •It does not pro'tcct the lint ade- ----• waste, instances the lint libers are u jiired." Ho said the present system sampling bales the waste lint o Inined from one crop was es mated. to aggregate 100,000 bales re-packs— a total loss to farmer Read Courier News want ads. BUY NOW PAY THIS FALL! Realizing the extra expense the wet weather has caused, we are extending fall credit to all our customers that want to use it. NO DOWN PAYMENT NO MONTHLY PAYMENTS Buy How-~Pay Full ftmount This Fall! . . *,, ., TIRES - TUBES - RADIOS - BUTTERIES PftRTS OR ACCESSORIES - REPMR WORK BODY, FENDER REPAIRS - GLASS INSTALLED PAINTING! Read Courier News want ads, SAFE ON LIFEGUARD! 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