Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on November 3, 1952 · Page 3
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, TLUNOtS • Hollywood Luciano Offer* Half a Million To Launder Life Story on Film J|OIXYWOOI>-(NEA) — Exclusively Yours: Deported Gangster Charles "Lucky" Luciano wants to yell "I was framed" and whitewash himself in a film biography which he's willing to finance to the tune of $500,000. But it's a potato too hot for Hollywood to handle and has been turned down by every studio in town. The mobster's latest offer was made to independent producer Phil Tucker, who announced plans for the film and then bowed out. ,» "I thought maybe I could film it my way," Tucker told me, "and tell the truth. But Luciano insisted on showing that he. was framed and this I couldn't do." » * r * The Frank Sinatra-Ava Gardner divorce will provide BIG headline* If Ava Insist on a property settlement and alimony. The headlines will come from Frankie. Incidentally, the reason Sinatra, complete with false nose, played the part of Jimmy Durante on Mr. D' last TV show was a public -reaction to test Frankie impersonating Jimmy In "The Durante Story." It's Frankle's current career goal. * * « * . Charles Farrell and Gale Storm just cut an audition platter of TV's "My Little Margie" as a radio show for TV-less cities . . . Sexy Rita Gam still hasn't reported to MGM to start her much- ballyhooed contract. Now it's agreed she can remain' in New York with her hubby until the studio has a definite role for her. One Thing and Another The Bob Savage who's trying to link himself with Rita Hayworth Is Gail Robbins' co-star in a tele­ film series about to hit the home channels . . . Hedy Lamarr is returning movie scripts and , saying that she is absolutely, positively, definitely through with acting— an old refrain, for Hedy . . . Ida Lupino is Hollywood's latest anemia victim and has been taking shots to bring her red corpuscle count up to snuff . . . All the dressmaking equipment of famed designer Adrian is going under the auctioneer's hammer, but Janet Gaynor refuses to sell the million-dollar labA of her ailing husband. * • • • Rosemary Clooney will warble a new Evans -Livingston song "All Baba, Be My Baby," in "Here Come the Girls." And at one spot she bellows,, "Come on-a-my HORSE." * * * * I wonder if Harry S. will be writing Henny Youngman a caustic letter, too. Henny told Mike Connolly: "Margaret Truman is the only singer I know who can change keys in the middle of a note." * * * • Paramount will follow through in building Gene Barry, such a click in "Atomic City" to stardom. He draws the George Raft role in "Alaskp Seas," the new version of "Spawn of the North." Heavy Robinson Held Line Edward G. Robinson, as predicted here, has woii his fight to hold his place in the movie industry. He plays Tony Curtis' father in "Drifting" at U-I. * * * « British medics have warned Errol Flynn to give up the death- defying leaps and climbs because of his injured spine. During the production of "The Master bf Ballantrae," Flynn had to have novo- caine injections in his back to alleviate the' pain . .'. Hurray for Maria Riva, daughter of Marlene Dietrich. She turned down a movie offer saying, "Th" role is a cheap imitation of my mother." Maria wants no part of cashing in on mama's stardom. * * * * * Tom Conway, heading for England to star in "Norman Conquest" after completing his role in "Tarzan and the She-Devil," quipped: "If you should mention me in your column, I hope you will not refer to my relationship to my brother, George Sanders, as I do not like to trade on his name. However, I would be happy if you should say that I am related by marriage to Zsa Zsa iGabor." * * » » Red Skelton's giving this answer to grapevine whispers that his TV show will go back to live production because of poor film quality: "I'll give up television unless It's on film." * • • • Smart money's on New York actress Joan Erskine as the lass LIKE IT! Pur* orange flavor makes this specialized aspirin so easy to take. Tablet! are V* adult dote. 33c STJOSEPH ASPIRIN [FOR CHILDREN C/j . ELECTION DAY SPECIAL! , Home Style Stewed Chicken with dumplings Do you know? We serve a 65c "Quickie" Plate Lunch at Noon LAN CAFE FUNNY BUSINESS By Hershberger "Would you mind cashing this check for mo? The teller says I'm overdrawn!" who will be chosen to play Ida Cantor in "The Eddie Cantor Story." . . . Beverly Tyler has dyed her tresses a Heddy Lamar- rish color and will leap to Broadway as the ingenue lead in "Carnival in Flanders." . . . Betty Hutton's flicker biography of Sophie Tucker will go beyond the life-story material that Soph dishes out in her book. More stress on the private-life unhappiness of the last of the red-hot mamas. No motter how poorly written the prescription, the druggist con read ft—we hope! DEMOCRATIC VOTERS ATTENTION ANYONE WISHING TRANSPORTATION TO THE POLLS CALL 3685> 144 Pol. Adv. I want to thank you good Illinois friends I say with all sincerity—with real gratitude. I don 't know how many votes I've made in this campaign, but it seems to me I must have made quite a lot of new friends, besides renewing contacts with many old ones. You 've shown your friendliness in all sorts of ways—turning out to hear me talk, dialing me on your radios and TV sets, and writing me stack* of helpful letters. And I have a feeling that, though you must be pretty weary of campaign oratory by this time, with me you've been mighty nice, polite listeners right along. Perhaps one reason is that I'm not much of a hand at oratory. I'm better when I stick to plain talk about plain facts—and I've followed that line because I think it's what you want. I know you want good government in Illinois—the kind Adlai Stevenson brought to our state after eight years of graft and corruption. Playing on his team, I saw how bad things were before. And that 's where I'd like to take over and follow through—not only to keep up the clean-up but to carry forward plans well Cinder way to make Illinois a better and better state to line in. That's my one ambition. Well, we 'll soon know the answer. Tomorrow night the shouting will dis end the counting begin . . . and we'll see. Meanwhile, just let me thank you again ... all you good Illinois friends. Sincerely yours, Sherwood Dixon • Democratic Candidate for Governor This tdnrtlieiMnt p*M for by the Sherwood Dixon for Governor Independent Citizens' Committee, 69 W. Wiahlniten Si, 6W«|M VOTE FOR JERRY B COTT « Republican Candidate For CIRCUIT CLERK TO ALL VOTERS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY: ft / have spent considerable time in talking with, many of you these past few weeks but unfortunately there is not time enough to see everyone. If I have contacted you during this period, perhaps this will remind you of our visit. If not, I should like you to know my qualifications. Qualified and Capable Born and raised in Jefferson Co. Graduated from Mt. Vernon Township High School. Attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Overseas Veteran of World War II Responsible Married to the former Betty Dyer. For Transportation To and Front the Polls, Phone 1053 * • (Paid Political AdvsrtiMtMBt)

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