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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.)" COURIER NEWS PAGE THRU Half Sprite, Half Woman Audrey 'Could Charm Snake' But Shyness Is Her Biggest Problem (Third of Five) By DICK KLEINER NEA Staff Correspondent NEW YORK — (NEA) — When Audrey Hepburn wants to go to the movies, she goes to the movies. Other stars may request private screenings, but Audrey Hepburn just picks up her purse and goes out to a theater. Aud you could have knocked a certain Paramount executive over with a dropped option one day last winter. "I was passing the Paramount," tie said, mentioning one of the largest Broadway movie houses, "and there was a line outside. A' jut halfway down the line was Audrey Hepburn, standing there just like anybody else." This facet of her personality has puzzled the Paramount executive, as well as others he's told the story to. And they've all decided that her willingness to stand in line does not indicate that she feels strongly about democracy so much as that it wouldn't occur to her to do anything else. "She was brought up along certain lines," the executive says, "People do things according to certain rules. And the rule is that when you want to go to the movies, you just go out to the movies. It would be foreign to her makeup to seek special favors, or to do anything else." « * * This theory of Why-Hepburn-Is- So-Hepburnish holds that she is an extremely average person, in her own eyes, and was brought up to believe (and practice) that decent, respectable people always behave decently and respectably. As an example of decency and respectability in action, there is this story. If Audrey Hepburn would have said she used a certain product, she would have been given a check that ran well up into five figures. This is the advertising stunt called "the endorsement"—"Belinda Glotz uses Mrs. Looselips' Mascara." The proposition was turned over to Miss Hepburn routinely. "But I don't use it," she said. "It would be preposterous for me to say I did." She turned it down. It wouldn't have been decent or respectable, since it was not true. There was no hesitation; it simply was not proper. * « • But Audrey Hepburn, like any oth human, departs in certain ways from "the mold. She has her own private idiosyncracies Her biggest personal problem is shyness. She is shy almost to the point of a fault. She has been shy most of her life and her sudden fame, of course, aggravated the or vhere it is. . While she was in "Ondine here, her usual practice was to head directly home after the theater. There»was none of that stopping off at El Morocco or Sardi's for a late supper, like most of the stars do. Too public for Audrey Hepburn. On the other hand, she is no., a stick-in-the-mud. On dates her last few numbs here—generally with co-star Mel Ferrer—there's be dinners and dancing at some out-of- the-way spot. She has always been popular with men (and, before that, with boys) and there's never a shortage of escorts. Essentially, she's a happy person. She has a good, although quiet, sense of humor, and can laugh at her own problems. She has many friends — she makes them slowly, keeps them long. She can fall asleep easily — always a sign of a happy, well-adjusted person — and takes 15-minute naps frequently during the day. She takes an almost childish delight in getting presents. It doesn't matter what's inside. She just likes to tear the wrapping off and see what it is and who gave it to her. * * * But there Is nothing childish about her in her business dealings. She makes most of her own decisions, although she takes the advice of a select few, notably her lawyer, an elderly family friend. He advises her mostly on her financial matters. She leaves, her contracts and A diplomat is a fellow who can keep still in several languages. MCT Channel 3, 4 WHBQ Channel l3Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — W such affairs mostly up to her agent, although she has definite ideas about what she wants and wh._J;s he should get. She's not dedicated to money, but she knows the value of a buck. Recently, she changed * agents, a decision she made herself and the creak was made quickly and neatly. Add all this up and you have Audrey Hepburn, with one exception. And that's her personal charm, a feature that is perhaps her greatest single asset. It may take a while for it to make its presence felt, but her friends say the more you know her, the more you want to know her. "Audrey Hepburn," says one man, "could charm a snake." (Tomorrow: A curious mixture.) WMCT Channel 5 Wednesday Night, Aug. 1* 6:00 i Married Joan 6:30 Superman 7:00 TV Theatre 8:00 This Is Your Life S;30 Cisco Kid 9:00 Favorite Story 9:30 News 9:45 Clete Roberts 10.00 $oundstage 10:30 N*e\vs 10:40 Weatherman 10:45 Adventure 11.00 Big Picture 11:30 Film Feature 11 -.1=L sjt<*n fVf JL1 .t.> ol^*l *->-i Thursday, August If 5:50 Meditation 6:00 Today 6:25 News 6:30 Today 6:55 Xews 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Ping Dong School S.30 A Time to Live 8:45 Three Steps ^0 Heaven 9:00 Home Show 10:00 The Bob Smita Show 10:30 Shopping at Home 11:00 Story land 11:15 Photcxvuta Program 12 00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 Channel Five Club 1-00 One Man's Family 1:15 Golden Windows 1:30 First Love 1:45 Concerning Miss Marlowe 2:00 Hawkins Falls 2:15 Bride & Groom 2:30 Betty White Show 3:00 Pinky Lee Show 3:30 Howdy Doody 4:00 3erl Olswanger 4:15 Armchair Adventure 4:30 Noah Beery Adventures 4:45 Flicker Comics 5:00 Captain Video 5:15 Interesting Person 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 World of Mr. Sweeney 5:45 News Caravan 6:00 Groucho Marx 6:30 I Led Three Lives 7:00 Dragnet 7:30 Theatre 8:00 The Marriage 8:30 Edward Arnold Show f:00 Playhouse of Stars 9:30 News 9:45 Clete Roberts 10:00 Eocky King 10:30 News 10:40 Weatherman 10:45 Adventure 11:00 Film Feature 11:45 Sign O?: Wednesday Sight, Aug. IS 600 Red Skelton 7:00 Strike it Rich 7:30 I've Got a Secret 8:00 Blue Ribbon Bouts 845 Do You Know Why 9:00 Sportsman's Club 9:15 Sports Tune 9:30 T3A 1000 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show Thursday. August 1-9 6:00 Morning Show 7:55 News 8:00 Garry Moore 8:30 Arthur Godfrey 9:30 Strike it Rich 10:00 Valiant Lady 1015 Love of LiTe 10:30 Search for Tomorrow ^ 10:45 Guiding Ligfct * 11:00 Kitchen Magle 11:25 News , 1130 Welcome Traveler* 12:00 Robert Q. Lewl» 12:30 House Party 1:00 Bis Payoff 1:30 Lady of the HOMI* 1:45 Bob Crosby 2:00 Brighter Day 2:15 Secret Storm 2:30 On Your Account 3:00 Portia Faces Ltf« 3:15 Early Show • 4:30 Westers Theatre 5:00 Mars Patrol 5:30 News 5:45 Summer Holiday 6:00 What's In a Word 630 Four Star Playhou** 7:00 What Do You HaT« in Common 7:30 Big Town 8:00 Telltale Clue 8:30 Place the Pace 9:00 Anywhere T7-S.A. 9:30 Death Valley 10:00 Weather 1005 News 10:15 Late Show McCarthy Tax Probe Routine, Andrews Says PHILADELPHIA (JP) — Commissioner T. Coleman Andrews of the L -nal Revenue Bureau says the investigation of Sen. Joseph McCarthy's income tax returns is be- ins handled in a routine manner arid without special consideration. I Cop/to/ Architect Named \Soviet Boasts of Grain WASHINGTON (J?) — President} Eisenhower has named J. George j Stewart, former congressman iromj Delaware, to be architect of the; capitol in place of David Lynn, who j is. retiring Sept. 30 after more than j 30 year's service. Read Courier News Classified Ads' MOSCOW (j?>—The Soviet government yesterday announced ita* scoal in the "grow more grain" drive had been greatly exceeded for 1954, and set its eyes on a bi&» ger increase for 1955 and 1958. Envelopes first came into us* in 1839. ROLE OF SHY PRINCESS in "Roman Holiday," which included this scene, came easy for Audrey Hepburn, shy most of her life. DREIFUS BLYTHEVILLE VALUE DAYS SCOOP! FIRST TIME AT THIS LOW SAU PRICE! 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