Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 68
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 68

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
Page 68
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To a whole generation of mcvsc^goers, Garbo and Gilbert typified tops in screen romancing. This is a scene from Iheir "Flesh and the Devil." Box Office Chemistry "j*JTOVlE-GOERS may not realize it, but a good film producer sometimes has to major in chemistry to come up with a hit. Equations may vary, but the most successful pictures have often been those in which two stars were united to produce sparks at the box office. Herewith Leo the Lion, an old hand at chemical equations, presents some top combinations. Gable and Leigli learned only once but they worked movie magic. "Gone With the Wind" was the vehicle and history was made tn film romance. Tracy and Hepburn formec! another team that flashed across the Hollywood horizon in one success after another, winning critical and public praise. Shown in a scene from their pealc success, "Mrs. Miniver," Garson and Pidgeon began their upward climb together in "Blossoms in tbe Dust." Latest team slafod to male box office music together finds Dean Martin, Susan Hayward in loving mood in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer'i forthcoming "Ada." I SJ

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