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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas • Page 29

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Brownsville, Texas
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DAYS 1947 THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD PAGE U-A Jharro Days Will Get In Motion Pic tare To Be Shown Nationally Charro Days of 1947 will receive nationwide attention on the screens of motion picture theatres from coast to coast during the months ahead. The 1947 Fiesta will be filmed in natural color by a i i Pictures of New York and Hollywood, prod of "See America First" films, for distribution to theatres, schools and civic organizations throughout the United States. Tentatively titled "The Magic Valley" the film will tell the pictorial story of the Rio Grande Valley, from Mission to Port Isabel, with background material on the history, development and future possibilities of uhls Texas-Mexico border region. A large amount of the film's footExble will also a colorful pictorial record of the Charro Days festivities. The picture will be produced under the direction of H.

K. Carrington of Dallas, president of Nationwide Pictures and a former Paramount News cameraman. Script for "The Magic Valley" ivivs written by Welch Kichardson and Wallace R. Johnson. Richardson, now head of the RJchard- Advertising Agency in Brownsville, Is a former newspaperman and one-time roving reporter for the Curtis Publishing Company.

Johnson, currently on the staff of The Brownsville Herald, has been connected with radio stntions newspapers throughout and the Southwest for the post twelve years. Contract for release of the picture calls for it to Have minimum of 10,000 showings throughout the United States during: the next five years. Not only will the film deal largely with the history, institutions nnd culture of the Valley, but it will devote several minutes of its length to Charro Days of 1947, and other annual Valley events, Carrlngton, the producer, previously filmed Charro Days while a news cameraman, and declared the Fiesta worthy of national picttiru, in itself. Clwrro in the film wUI show the color and phan- tasy of the celebration, with em- phasis on the costumed pageantry, the Grand Parade and the Children's Parade, and the international of the Fiesta. But the major portion of "The Magic Valley" will consist oC a colorful pictorial record, in sound dialogue, of the palm -ringed, rich agricultural region along the northern bank of the Rio Grande.

The motion picture will be one of the most effective Valley advertising mediums ever produced, carrying the story and name of the Rio Grande Valley to big cities and little villages from Maine to California. TRICK ANGERS RUSSIANS The Russian conquerors in Dresden, Germany, were irate when, before the recent elections, leaflets wer distributed in street cars in the Soviet zone reading: "For incorporation in U.S.S.R. vote S.E.D." (the Russian-backed Social Unity Party). Eventually, a member of executive board of the Saxon Province Liberal Democratic Party admitted he was responsible for the His action was repudiated by his party. Colleges To Have Their Night At 'Dance Of Chinas' Valley college students will have their night with Xavier Cugat and Lina Romay at the "Dance of the Chinas" Friday night in Port Brown's huge Grand Ballroom.

Special to students of Brownsville and Edinburg Junior Colleges and to Valley students in up-state have been issued for that night. Miss Lina Romay, co-star with Xavier Cugat of the Grand Ball and other dances, will judge a "pre-showing" of the prize Charro Days beards from all over the Valley. Miss Romay will stroke each beard and select her choice of the lot. Miss Romay's choice will be entitled to a date with her next Sunday at Charro Days expense. WIDOW FACES EVICTION Mexico City reports that Mrs, Leon Trotsky is about to be evicted from the house supposed to have seen given to her by the government after the murder of her husband.

It develops that the government purchased the house and let icr have it at moderate rental. Since then the administration has hanged. Mrs. Trotsky is under-, stood to be in financial distress. See what I have for yni, Nancy Fish as the little miss tells Brvoe Akin who poses as the "Ohichlcastenango" young suitor.

This costume comes from the mountains in Guatemala. Ttye materials are heavy wool for the suit and skirt which not bear out the absence of shoes. WARSAW, Poland The Communist backed newspaper Glos Ludu says figures now available show that Poland's industries in some divisions in 1946 exceeded the production estimated for the year. The journal said the coal output had been set at 46,000,000 tons but 46,800,000 tons had already been mined by Dec. 12.

The target for pig-iron was 601,000 tons with 726,000 produced; rolled goods, 800,000 tons and 810,000 produced. IT'S A HEARING AU Speakers are heard better toy male listeners than by because men's heavy clothing absorbs sound waves, instead of reflecting them, as does the' light clothing' 01 women. IT'S FIESTA TIME IN BROWNSVILLE We Invite yon to stop at onr store during Charro Days. Our selection ef Mexican silver jewelry includes! Earrings, Bracelets, Pins, Rings, Nips of fine Quality at Reasonable Prices. "A CHARRO NEVER SLEEPS" BROWNSVILLE IMPORTERS 1245 EAST ELIZABETH i i i i i i i'- 4 i.

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Years Available:
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