The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 4, 1933 · Page 6
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 6

Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, February 4, 1933
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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1933 mem MANY STARS IN "If I Had a Million" to Be Featured on Monday; Comedy Uproar Three successful starring combinations contribute their talents to' "If I Had a Million," 15-star picture which comes to the Hex theater Monday. Gene Raymond and Frances Dee, united as a young romantic pair of lovers for the first time tn"'Tho'Nlght of June 13," continue their romancing. Charlie Ruggles and Mary Boland are combined for the third consecutive time. They made their screen debuts as a comedy team In "Tho Night of June 13" and Just completed "Evenings For Sale" together. Alison Sklpworth. who teamed successfully with Richard Bennett In "Madame Racketeer," again appears with Bennett, but this time llrmnctt Is only an outsider while .Miss Skipworth's comedy partner Is W. C. Fields, noted stage and screen comedian. "SELF-DEFENSE" WILL BE VIRGINIA LEADER Presenting once again that superb veteran of the otnge and screen. "Self- Defense," the Monogram melodrama starring Pauline Fredericks opens a two-day run Sunday lit the A'lrglnla theater. Miss Fredericks who has been In such screen successes as "ZnZti," "Madame X," "Ressurectlon" and "The Eternal City," will no doubt, number her performance In "Self Defense" as one of the finest of her career. Although she Is supported by such excellent players as Claire Windsor, Theodore von Eltz, Barbara Kent, Henry B. Walthall, Robert Elliott, Jameson Thomas, George Hackathorne and Willie Fong, the screen adaptation of Peter B. Kyne's story was designed primarily for Miss Frederick's and It Is her story from start tp finish. Miss Fredericks Is cast as the elderly nnd likable proprietress of a Canadian Northwest gambling saloon, who Is forced to various tensely dramatic fand sometimes uproariously funny subterfuges to hide from her highly educated flnlwhlng school daughter the true sources of her Income. "The Painted Woman," starring Peggy Shannon and Spencer Tracy, Is being shown at the Virginia today only. The locale Is the South Seas. "HARD TO HANDLE" JAMES 9AQNEY IN NEW; NILE FILM OPENING SUNDAY J AMES CAGNEY makes his comeback In "Hard to Handle," opening at the Nile tomorrow, In the role of a boisterous, overconfident high pressure publicity promoter. Tho story, which Is taken from Houston Branch's delightful and uproariously funny coimjdy drama, takes the spectator from the west coast to Now York qhd Florida In multifarious publicity schemes which -Include dance marathons, treasure hunts, reducing crenm and grapefruit campaigns and the promotion of monohlpplc colleges. Brilliant and sparkling dialogue with hilarious romudy, romance and drama run throughout the picture which Is said to be the star's best to date. Mary Brian has the feminine lead opposite Cagney while others In the cast Include Ruth Donnelly, who made, an outstanding hit In "Blessed Event," Claire Dodd, Robert McWade, Matt MrHiiRh and Emma Dunn. 'STAlEFAiriS BOOKED FOR FOX Eight Stars Seen in Cast of Romantic Comedy Here Sunday Enough stars for eight great pic. tures, enough picture for eight great stars 1 That's "State Fair," which comes to the Fox tomorrow for an engagement of five, days. It's the first picture to contain all of your real fa- vorltes; Will Rogers, Janet Onynor, Lew Ayers, Sally Idlers, Norman Poster, Louise Dresser, A'lctory .Tory, and Frank Craven, and "Blue Boy," the biggest and best boar hog you've ever seen Any place. .. It's the grnnd champion picture of thorn all, "State Fair"—a romantic comedy-drama of the ndventures of a middle-western American family at the slnto fnTr, bused on the famous best seller novel of the same name by Phil Stong, which millions have rend. Never was a picture so perfectly cast—nover was there such a cast In so perfect a picture. Each plnyer fits Ideally his or her role. The story deals with a family, every member of which gets what ho or she wants upon going to the state fair— and the audience gets the grandest piece of entertainment ever screened. The doors of the Fok theater will open nt. 1:15 Sunday to accommodate the crowds. The show starts nt l:.1f>, A bargain hour from 1:15 to 2:15 will prevail Instead of the usual bargain hour from 2:30 to 3:30. Coinq early and avoid the crowds. Get In lino for the greatest event of the season at the Fox theater for five big days starting tomorrow, "State Fair." Lola Lane Divorces Actor Lew Ayres (Anonelalril I'rctn I,fn*r.A Wire) I/5S ANGKLBS, Feb. 4.— Loin Lone ancf Lew Ayrcs, of the Movies, were divorced hero today. A property settlement. was effected out of court. Tho actress testified that her husband was c|imrrel»ome and called her a "dumb cluck." Under terms of the settlement. Miss Ijine has received $30.000, and will get $5000 more In a month. CAQNEY ACCEPTS CUT . HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 4. (U. P.)— James Cagney, the films' "wise cracker," has become a. depression actor. He admitted taking a "substantial reduction In salary In keeping with the general trend toward lower production costs and lower theater admissions." Cagney recently won an Increase In a salary dispute which caused him to remain away from the studio several months. Lillian Albertson Says Mate Fickle (t'nltrt Prfnf f/cnord Wire) LOS ANGICLKS, Fc!%. 4.— Lillian Albertson, stage producer, charged her husband, Ixiuls O. Macloon, with Intimacy with another woman In a motion to amend her divorce complaint against Macloon, also a producer, today. Superior Judge Lester W. Roth will rule on the motion February 10. Miss Albertson charged Macloon took the woman to San Francisco and New York. AIDS OTHERS: FORGETS SELF BALTIMORE, Feb. 4. (A. P.)— Although register of wills for more than nine years In Baltimore City, Dr. Ed- Win R. Downes left no will. Ho died last week and letters of administration were granted by to a daughter. the Orphans' Court LAST DAY AH-h-h-h-h! LOOK WHO'S HERE! Triumphant return of the movlea' prodigal eon-of-a-gun, packing every kiss and uppereut with all the energy he aaved In that famous 6-montha' vacation 1 •UIIMIIMMIIII1 MMIIMUIIIMIIHIIII DANCE TONIGHT at Canaday's Pavilion Enter Our Orcheetra-Namlng Conteat—Secure Rulea at Hall. Grand Caah Prise and Four Other Leaaer Prlaea—Conteat Cloaee February 18. Good Muale—Good Floor. Admission 25c = COMING TO CALIFORNIA MARIE DRESSLER, POLLY MORAN IN "PROSPERITY" G IVE Marie Dressier and Polly Moran something to fight about—and watch the laughs roll up. They're at It again—this time as mothers-in-law, battling over the lives of their married children, In "Prosperity," showing at the California heater starting tomorrow. The heroine* of "Caught Short" and Politics" have as many battles as f yore, but the battles are louder rid funnier. Then, too, there is a ramatlc twist In the new story, and larle does some straight character .ctlng that tugs at the heartstrings. Tho story deals with two widows vho are friends, In a small town, unit their children get married. Kach tarts In to regulate the new family— ,nd fur files. Polly goes broke, there a a run on the bank, Marie gets a ob In a grocery store and fjgurcs out way to put It on a paying basis by •trading" and "swapping," their bnt- les caiiNo the youngsters to get a dl- vorce and then everything; crashes. Marie sacrifices herself and Is planning to end her life for the Insurance money when Sonny somes home, with the profits of a ME deal. All ends hnpplly. There are h,owllnfr Incidentals, like the battle of the three rival Santn Clausen, the hilarious adventure In the grocery store, the comical battle that disrupts the .wedding, and a tense, gripping dramatic scene. Sam Wood directed the production. Anita I'll KB and Norman Foster aro Ideally cast as the young couple, and the children are played by little Jacqule I,yn and Jerry Tucker. Charles Glblyn, Prank Darlen and Henry Armetta contribute clever character comedy, Joe B. Brown In "You Said a Mouthful" nnd "Sherlock Holmes" with Cllvo Brook, both on the same bill at the' California, end their run todny. Announcing the Opening of The Roosevelt Club Four Miles South on Union Avenue, Highway 99 TONIGHT Specializing in Chicken and Steak Dinners and Sandwiches DANCING AND GOOD MUSIC YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED Phone 5499—Reservations by Appointment EVA L. BAKER, Proprietor Tom's Tropical Inn Visit us for a pleasant evening and a good dinner. Our Famous Steak or Chicken Dinner Is Now Only $1.00 NO COVER CHARGE Peppy Music Every Night Phone B736-R-2 EXPERT PLATE WORK Reduced Prlcee'Now Dr. Fletcher tn Kintutky 8trc«| Phoni SS3LW (Neit U Orwind* Thtiter) Old Time end Modern Dancing Every Saturday Night Rainbow Garden Where They All do Juit for Fun BIG FREE LUNCH From 11 to 2 Cash Prize* and Spot Danoe Permanent Wave Given Away Every Saturday Night WILSON'S HARMONY BAND Admliiion, 40e—No Tax ON FOX PROGRAM Four of the etere In Fox Fllm'a production, "State Pair," who, read In the ueual ordtr, art Sally Ellera, Will Roger*, Lew Ayrta and Janet Oaynor. 285.8 M.—KNX—10M K. 6—News, 6:15—Bill. Mac and Jimmy. 6:30—HI and Elmer. 6:4!>-<:urrlor'8 Serenaders. 7—Frank Watanabe and Archie. 7:15—Guardsman, male quartet. 7:30-^KNX ensemble. .7:45—Happy Chappies. 8—KNX varieties.. 9—News. 9:16—Crockett Mountaineers. 9:30—KNX playlet, 10—Dance band and Marlon Mansfield. 10:30—Organ recital. 4M.5 M.—KFI—«40 K. 8—NBC-KOO programs. 6:30—Oldsinoblle program. 7—Lucky Strike dance hour. 8—Caswell Coffee concert. 8:1B—fiolden State Family Robinson. 8:4"i—The Seal of the Don. 9—Associated Spotlight. 10:30—Phil Harris' orchestra. 11:30 to 12 midnight—Gus Am- helm's orchestra. KKRN— 1200 K. 6 — Chesterfield, Blng Crosby, Leon-.. ard Hayton's. Orchestra. tiin — The Boswell Sisters. 6:30— Art Jarrett's Orchestra. 7 — Morton Downey. 7:15— Columbia- Public Affairs. 7:45 — Gertrude Klcsen. 8 — Guy Lombardo Orchestra. N:30 — Harold Stern Orchestra. 9 — Duke Ellington's Orchestra. 9:30 — Ted Flo-Rlto's Orchestra. 10 — "All-Rociuest Hour." 10:40— Ted Flo-Rlto's Orchestra. 11— Dancing With the Stars. ,11:30 — Dance Orchestra. 333.1 M.—KHJ—«00 K. 5:45—CBS programs to 7:15. 7:15—Jimmy Blttlck's orchestra. 7:30—Chandti, the Magician. 7:45—CBS programs to 9:30. 9:30—Ted Florito's orchestra. 10—News Items. 10:10—Ted Florito's orchestra. 11—Dancing with the stars. 12 to 1 a. m.—Marshall Grant, orgnn. 'TONIGHT K OUr CLOSES RUN AT FOX Frederic March; Winner of the Academy of Motion Picture' Arts and Sciences award for the best performance during; 1932. Plays role of •Sablon" In "Tonight Is Ours," closing today at the Fox theater. Left* the University of Wisconsin In 1020, Intent on becoming: a hanker. In New York, the lure of the footlights conquered other ambitions, and he became third assistant stage manager on David Belasco's "Deburau." Stock engagements followed ... a few Broadway lilts and lends In rood companies. Appearing In "The Royal Family" In Los Angeles when Paramount offered him film role. Recent pictures, In addition "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. v Hyde," the Academy award winner, are "Sign of the Cross," "Merrily We Go to Hell," "My Sin," "The Royal Family of Broadway," "The Night Angel," "Laughter," "Manslaughter." Born in Racine, WIs. Is R feet 11 Inches tall, weighs 165 pounds, has lurown hair nnd brown eyes, Married to Florence Eldredge. NOTED COMEDY TEAM ON Four pictures In two days Is the program for the Jllalto theater. Tho popular East Side movie house- Is showing two features today, for one day only, to he followed Sunday by another double bill. Today's program Includes Bert Wheeler and.Robert Woolsey, popular comedy team, In a roaring comedy with musical numbers entitled "Girl Crazy." It Is generally regarded as their best picture. On the same bill Is Bob Custer, daring western star, In "The Scarlet Brand." The feature of Sunday's program If Gloria Swanson In "Tonight or Never." She Is supported by Melvyn Douglass. "The Two-Gun Caballero," billed as a thrilling niyKtcry melodrama, features Robert Frnser In a dual role. "Tonight or Never," a screen adaptation of the romantic comody by LI! Hatvnny, which was the last stage production of the late David Betas 10 combines emotional depth and comedy to display all sides of Miss Swan^on's powers. Most of the supporting cn'st j Is the same ns In the New York s^rige production. Many of the scenes are laid In Budapest and Vienna and the production IH on a lavish scale, ' CONTINUOUS I lit TO il (BC LAST TIMM TOOAV — JOE E. BROWN,in "YOU" SAID A MOUTMF.UL" 1 and "Sherlock HAlmn'^wtthr CLIVI IROOK, IRNMT TOBMNOl Starting TomorrW>j Happy Dayt. Art Hera Again! Qoodby Bluaa, 80 Long Qlooml WITH ANITA PAGE NORMAN FOSTER VITOfHOMt NOVIITY FOX MOVICTONINIW8 .SUNDAY BARGAIN HOUR 1:16.2:15 ALL SEATS 2Se FOX THEATIti: •LAST TIMES TOOAYr SUNDAY DOORS OPEN AT 1:15 SHOW STARTS AT 1:30 Come Early! STARTING TOMORROW The Grand American Romance of Real American People! WILL . JANET ROGERS GA YNOR LEW SALLY AYERS FILERS NORMAN LOUISE FOSTER DRESSER LAST TIMES TODAY VICTOR JORY FRANK CRAVEN "STATE FAIR Enough Stara for 8 Pictures I Enough Picture for 8. Stara! .EXTRA! The Prlx« Winning Short of the Year "KING NEPTUNE" A SILLY SYMPHONY IN COLOR LA GRANADA 55o DANCE TONIGHT Bakerafield'a Only Ballroom Quinn Johnson's Greater Band Dancing Starta 8:30, Wednesday and Saturday Lad let 9; After », 16o RAIN OR SHINE PANAMA DANCE This Saturday Night, February 4, 1933 THE REVELERS' ORCHESTRA A Good Dance Band With Rhythm Ladlee Free Genta 66c Four Big Houra Dancing, 9:30 Till 1:30 Olrla—Raglater Tonight With Bill Powtri for th« Indoor Horae Race for Next Saturday Night—Oood Prises DANCE AT BEARDSLEY TONIGHT Modern and Old-Faahloned Dancing Hornkohl's Orchestra Good Floor "POP" WEABER, Floor Manager Dancing 9 to 1 Admission, Adults, 40c •••••••••••••••••••••••B Bargain Dance! Tonight and Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday • All Evening 25 c Ladiei Free of Courae Semi-Finals Collegiate Fox Trot Contest Coconut Grove Ballroom s Karn County's Smoothest and J| Flneat Floor for Dancing • v "Duke Kenyon's Band • by Popular Demand" 5 •••••••••••••••••••••aia CQMIN6 TOMORROW The World'. I Dream Come to 1 Reality In a Picture I Mighty as In Caul GARY COOPER QEOROE RAFT WYNNE QIBSON CHARLES LAUQHTON JACK OAKIE Main Floor, 300 Seats, •Any Time .' VIRGINIA OPEN 12.11 P. M,—1»C ANY^TIMK Sunday and Monday •wet I. irtMleei $!•*? . 4riml.lfc.JHl* •I |«itlc« like ONOOIAM rtcraaB PAULINE FREDERICKS /SELF DEFENSE •tuX eW* NulMra, JM!M> Comedy Newa—Cartoon Today Only Spencer Tracy, Peggy Shannon* In "THE PAINTED WO.MAN" RIALTO 5 TO « P. H.. li«l AfTIB >. It,, lit ' OmtHimit. Saturday, Sun<«y, 11« 11 Today Only—Double Bill Wheeler and Woolsey in "GIRL CRAZY" and Bob Custer in "The Scarlet Brand" "Last Frontier"! New», Cartoon Sunday, Monday, Tuesday TWO BIG FEATURES'. Gloria Swanson in "Tonight pr Never" and a Thrilling Myatery Melodrama "Two-Gun Caballero" Comedy, Newt, fable ••

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