The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 22, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 22, 1950
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SATURDAY, JULY 22, 1350 (ARK.) COURIER Actor Relates Trials Of Picturing in India By BOB THOMAS * HOLLYWOOD, July 22. (/P) — Shooting a picture Jn India Is great " you don't mind riots, swel- heat, deadly snakes and bit- cows, Thai's the word I got from Tommy Brcen, handsome young actor Just returned from making "The River" near Calcutta. "Jt was & great experience," said Breen, who is the lad who gave Jane Powell her first screen kiss In "Luxury Liner" and appeared in wveral other MOM films. When pressed, he revealed some of the drawbacks of filming in ijidia. First of all, there were the religious riots, No Actual Trouble "We didn't actually see any trouble," he said. "But there were limes when we were told to stay indoors. And for a few weeks we were driven to locations in jeeps armed wilh tommy-guns. "The heat? Well, it was between 105 and 108 part of the lime. Tl: humidity was about 90 per cent. Under the hot lights needed lor color Him, the heat rose to about 115. I had to change makeup three or four limes a day. And I sweated through a shirt in every take. "! didn't have any [rouble with cobias. mil .one day 1 was walking through tlin jungle and I saw a little snake about eight Indies long. It was no bigger than an over-size worm and I stepped on it. The na- jjBK scrambled through the brush. •Unrned out to be one of the deadliest snakes In India. Bilten liy Con"And the cow? Once I was walking through the streets of the city and a cow readied out and bit. me on the thigh. I started to kick the beast, but I realized Ihnt the Hindus all around me considered It sacred. I was outnumbered — about 300.000.00fl to one—so I restrained rnyself." Despite these factors. Breen said the Indian adventure was a worthwhile experience. "The River" company took along a few technicians mostly Englishmen, and relied on native help for the rest. ''The Indians arc good workers when they understand what is needed," he reported. "When they eo about a jcb they talk incessantly among themselves, it seems that the guy with the loudest voice becomes the boss." I asked Brcen (f he had any censorship troubles with "The River" "No," he smiled, "and we don't anticipate any." I might add that his pop is Joseph Breen, Hollywood's chief cen- Hollywood Gives Word as 'Ready' HOLLYWOOD, July 21. W'J—Hol- lywood volunteered for active duly yesterday. Tlie Coordinating Committee for Screen and Radio Artists sent a letter to Defense Secretary Louis A. Johnson saying that the entertainment Industry's talent Ls organized and ready for any call. The letter, signed by committee heart George Murphy, cited tne World War II record oj the group —formerly the Hollywood Victory Committee—in providing talent for 56,031 free appearances here .and overseas. "We are prepared and ready to perform whatever projects you may see fit to request of us," said Murphy's letter. Factory Planned For Arkansas Prince Afy Injures Arm PSLE OF CAPRI. July 22 M>)_ Prince Aly Kahh 'fell from a motor scooter here and struck a wall scraping his right arm and slmul- der. His injuries were not serious, however, and he and his wife the foinrer Rita Hsyworth. sailed In their rented yacht today from Capri to Amalfi, on the Italian mainland. Aly broke his right leg in three places In a skiing accident in Switzerland in February and he has not completely recovered from that mishap. Worried Woman Perplexes Police LITTLE ROCK, July 22. (/TV- Police Sgt. H. J. Tnlbc-rt was ordered to see a woman who had called headquarters. When he arrived, the womnn pointed to fl pistol lying on a table. "It's loaded," she said. "Take it outside and unlooad it." Talbert took the pistol, and, with a nail and hammer, finally removed the shells which had rusted Into the barrel and cylinder. 'What are you going to do with il now?" asked the officer as he handed the gun back to the woman. "Throw it away," she replied. Optn 7:30, SUrta !:• Saturday —DOUBLE FEATURE— 'Tarzan and the leopard Woman' Johnny Weismullcr , —PLUS— 'Born to Kill' with Clara Trevor & Lawrence Tierney Cartoon & Serial: "Raiders of Ghost City" Sunday & Monday First Run In Bljthevllte 'Slatlery's Hurricane' with Linda Darnell & Richard Widmark Cartoon * Latest ROCK, July 13; «V- Plans of the Bear Brand Hosiery Co., Kankakee, ill., to locate » second factory In Arkansas were announced today. ( Wayne C. Fletcher, executive director of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission, laid he had been notified that the firm had complet*d negotiations for establishment of a plant »t Stloam Springs. The company announced a few days ago It would locate a plant at Payetteville for the manufacture of anklets. Cillzens of Siloam Springs »re going to furnish the site for Ihe factory and build the building »t a cost of about »100,000, Fletcher satd, He added that Siloam Springs residents had placed $9,OOO In escrow to pay interest on money which Is to be borrowed to finance construction of the plant. Cotton Controls Said Not Likely WASHINGTON, July 21. m — Chairman Eimer Tlio'mas of the Senate Agriculture Committee says it is probable there will be no production controls on cotton in 1951.. The Oklahoma Democrat based his opinion yesterday on increased domestic consumption nnd exports of cotton, together wilh prospects (or a small crop Ihis year. Thomas also expressed belief the government will carry out this year's cotton program without a loss. The Senator noted in a statement that Secretary of Agriculture,Brannan has until Oct. 15 to decide whether controls will be imposed. The law requires that allotments nnd marketing quotas may be invoked only in event supplies for the new crop year exceed prospective exports and domestic requirements plus a reserve of 30 per cent, Thomas said. Don't forget lo VOTE Tuesday July 25th. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal. & Sun Ph. 58 Saturday 'SALT LAKE RAIDERS' with ALAN LANE Saturday Owl Show "Father Is a Bachelor" wilh William Holden Sunday & Monday "MONTANA" Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith IHEVILLES ONLY WHITE THEATPE Saturday —DOUBLE FEATURE— 'Gun Runner' with Jimmy Wakely rrv Disaster' with Richjird Denning & Trudy Marshal! Cartoon & "Jr. G-Men" Serial Saturday Owl Show 11:15 Thousand Eyes' with Edwin G. Robinson & Gale Russell Cartoon & "Congo Bill" Serial Cartoon Jt Congo Bill Serial Sunday & Monday —DOUBLE FEATURE— . 'Manhandled' with .Dorothy Lamour & Dan Duryea —PLUS— 'The Noose Hangs High r with Bud AblM)(t & Txiu Costello Also Cartoon & Latest News Also Cartoon & Latest New» MURR* YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE SUNDAY and MONDAY BURT VIRGINIA LANCASTER-MAYO NO ADVENTURES 30 STIRRING SINCE SCREEN ADVENTURE BEGAN! Madame Curie, co-discoverer of fcdium, whose , maiden na'm« 'wu M»rle Bklodowska, vai born in Warsaw, Poland, In 1»6T. Don't forget to TCmt July 25th. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday 'COLORADO RANGERS" ulth Jimmy KIIIson * RUM Haydtn A\u> Cartoon & Serial Saturday Owl Show "GREAT PLANE ROBBERY" wilh Tom Conwajr & Margaret Humlttnn Sim.riMon.-Tues. "MRS. MIKE" willi Kvt'lyn Kej'irs and J)tck Powell Also Warner News <t Cartoon SKYLINE DRIVE-IN Starts Tues. for 3 Days ,'M I, loo, c»trilitei le lh« tugtdj! mum. SKYLINE Vi Mi. No. of Rlytheville on Hi way HI Adm. 50c— All Kids Free Box Office Opens 7:30 Show Starts 7:-!5 ALSO • TAX OLIVER LAUREL & HARD\ FLYINGDEUCES Sunday & Monday -*-^-^* AJKBs f ::^. DONALD HOUSTON ""-''•;? lAGOOH AIM 4 Big Color Cartoons PAGK TrTRBl BIGGEST SALES PROMOTION EVER! JULY 27-28-29 Blytheville BARGAIN DAYS All roads lead to Blytheville during these three big days - - - as all Blytheville Merchants join together in presenting an unprecedented City Wide Bargain Event! See July 26 Issue Of the Courier News For These Tremendous Values

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