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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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I« Aug. 14, WJ !*"« cuy o! 0 b..o.«ti., M«,» efir, u. Blackburn Twins Find Way to Top If you want to reach the top .in the entertainment field, have your father plan your career before you are born. At least that's the success formula for the Blackburn Twins, dancers In "Working Her Way Through College" at the Cecil '.'Because their dad, a concert vio linist from Spain, decided the boy; would, become professional danc ors, they practically became hoof er'« In their cribs. At five they were marched off lo Ned WJiybuni's School of Dancing At six they were on the sta^c In WHOOPS! NO TWEAKS!-- Tod Devlin wont up in the aiv when this picture ;\vaa taken during t f i c A u f c Swcnaon I^hriltciulo show nt the North lown.Fair Wednesday after- rioori, 1 Although ho cannot be Keen, Devlin piloted the car tip a rnmpfor a (lelil)ovate crash into the bottom car in this /'picture. He scored a direct hit. Result: Two completely demolished aulos. Niar-Capacity Crowd Sees Autb Thrillcade .'A near- cnpa'cHy grnmtothhd c r o w d . W e d n e s d a y . : ' afternoon watched Ant ISwouson'K Thrlllcriile for;; lvo ; ;,fuir hours of motorized mayhem /lu ring .iho .Family Day portipn ot the Noiili lovvn Fair. '.·'.;·;, Svvcnson, a velerri)) of: 25 years ih-flylnK, xlriving and riding stunt- making, presented 20 of the lop auto, jockeys in the country. They : performed tricks with two. rind ')wheel vehicles with llghlnlinJ-llkc ' ' . . ; ";/rppriiijg the list ^of what Swenson 'cnlls /'Mechanized Maniacs" were Rocky Fisher, Yvonne Ln- Costa, T o U Devlin, Paul (Tex) Derisrnore, James Lcwislori Barren, Jack Fryc and Dapper Danny Floonor. ... . 1 ; Movie Stuntrnan ;Flslier, a 5-foot; 125-poum! racing veternrrirOni Tampa, Fla., is nlso · Reasoned stimlman, Ho Uld automobile stunt driving in two movies "Pnndarn and the Flying Dutch- AUTO RACES America's Fastest Drivers in Thrilling Auto Races, Every Day Ex- cepr Aug. 26 and 30. Olher Leading Features include: j, · Big Cattle, Horso, Sheep and Poultry Shows. · Spectacular Night Shows; Climaxed by Fireworks. · 80-Acre Farm Machinery Home Appliance Shows. · Atomic Energy Defense Department Exhibits. · Thrill Days, Aug. 26 30; Thrill Mite, Aug. 23. · S t a t e w i d e A s s e m b l y o f 2,500 Top 4-H Clubbers. · Nite Horse Show, Aug. 2429; Matinees, Sun. Fri. · Agriculture, Horticulture and Home Activities Shows. · Royal. American Shows on World's Biggest Midway. · Score of Famed Northwost Bands and Orchestras. · Dairy, Honey, Fine A r t s ; School State Exhibits. 5TATEFAIR /*£;.· tir f^oo^ . AUG.23 SiPT. 1 ipti," and "To Plense a Lady." ''isher did just about everything m a g i n n b l c with his 4-whcelcd slectl." Miss LaCosta, billed us the wom- n ' s n u i o racing champion, showed mplc samples why sho holds Ihnl llle. She drove a cnr nt break-neck peed, wonving in «nd out of rnirips vilh three other cars; raced licr ar down the straightaway, with ""Ishcr, In n perfect liming cxhlbi ;on of ramp-jumping and then lop cd hoc... performnnce by doing a ! surf · riding" stunt on ,top of a pcodlng, nulo. , Plain D*r«d»v!ltry Fisher's filial net, of racing n ar up one ramp n n d landing ight-sidc up on another ramp bout 15 yards nway while anolh r cnr w a s passing; underneath ilm, wns n .splendid example of lining, skll! and plain darcdov- Itry. . ; ' . . · Duvlin look part in more crashes n one afternoon than most race Irivers en re lo be a part ot during lifetime, lie crashed an auto hrough two flaming barricades, mcc with u hitman battering r a m , Barron, on the hood of tho car, ·Us. last deliberate pileup com- ilcloly demolished two cars. Devlin, a former Drake Univcr :ity.athlete and n stock car racing 'etcran, also took pnrt in the mo orlxcd polo game. Two teams o .wo men each on motorcycle! 'scrimmaged" Tor two periods Devlin's lenm "scooted" lo a 2-( ictory. , · . ' . . . . s P u » h - B « l l Gam» Devlin and Fisher also lcnme n an;nulo push-bull game. Agnin t was two teams'oE two men cucl ohly ' this time they were usin. sUndrird mnkes of nulomobiics Dtivliu and Fisher mannged )ush, b u m p and skid the 'miniature weather balloon across the opposi lion's goal for a 1-0 Iriuuiph. But all the spills'for Ihriils am chills failed to dampen the crowd' tuttnor. Swcnsbn's three funny men--Jack (Sport) Fryc, Spark Kobcrts and Tommy (Gismo Great) Mnrtincck --provided rent m n n y laughs during the aft ernoon. Their routines were perfccllj .imcd with Ihc daredevils. Whil the .."Mechanized Maniacs" were getting set for another perform auce, the clowns would be goin; through their antics. To put i mildly, (here was never n dull mo mcnl all afternoon. THEATERS AT A GLANCE CKC'il--"Hlm'i Working Her W « x Tliroiijt C'ullpje" now thnwlnf. I'At.AC'K--"Th« Klver" »nd "lloy»l Jnur Htf" now thriving. 8TKAND-- "Th« «re»l Ailvrndirc" «ni "Trill Olllde'f cln«o Thurnliy. "UOIB n Clmtrron" «rid "Aladdin anil HI. I,imp' open Krld»j. AND IlllX--"Slrocen" »ml "lleluve Your «lf" rlnta 'nniridajr. "I'litil H»yon«l»l nil "Fl«!i(fr. H'jiiarlrim" opni) Friday, AKK--."TJm Wlnulni; 'trim" rln«e» Thiir^ cl»y. "Knrl DcfUncc" ;nul "'J'wn of Kind" ilnrl IVIilay. IUVK-IN--"I'd Climb ihe tlljliii.1 Mniin Uln" elatim Thiij-idar, "HUro lo Tuc con" and "Cluelmo" open Friday. ARK--'"OfccUInn II n t o r r» lawn" i t'olarjd" Sundown" ripen Friday. ic operetta, "Music in tho Air.' Vt 16 they made their dancing dc ·ills in "Sons O'Fun," wilh Olsen nd Johnson. Virginia Mayo, Ronald Reagan Jend Nelson, Don DcForc, PhylH 'haxter and Patrice Wymorc hcai p the cast of this technicolor mu leal. The Blackbtirns perform pecialty number with Miss Wy norc, .Jean ; Renoir's,' "The River,' echnlcolor film based on Uitme odden's acclaimed novel, Is show ng at the Palace. U was produce the I'll. IB -- Clear Luke FRI. SAT. SUN, -- P|U» -REX ALLEN and Koko In "COLORADO SUNDOWN" SKt. and Sun. Hi 2 I'.M. One Matlnr.o Show Only- Added - Special! ^Ith an English and Indian cast, nd is'the first technicolor fcature- englh film to be made entirely in ndla. It is a story of present-day India, n which a young India-born Engish girl tells of Ihc lives and loves nd hopofc of the complcjf peoples who live along the banks of one t tho sacred rivers. "The .Royal ourney" is co-featured. "Hose of Cimarron," starring Jack Uuctel, Mala Powers and Bill Williams, opens at the Strand Fri day. It's an action drama of the old west and concerns the adven- urous life of a white girl reared y Cherokee Indians. Patricia Medina and John S a n d s ' a r e starred n the co-fealure, "Aladdin and His Lamp," a story of a beauliful princess and a daring pickpocket. "Fixed Bayonets!" and "Fighler ciuadron" make up the double bill starting at the Band Box Friday Uchard Baschart and ;M i c h a e 1 3'Shca arc starred in the main fea- .ure, A suspense-riddled adventure yarn, "Fort Defiance" opens at the Lake Theater Friday. It's the story of a llghlning-fast killer ant lis equally cold and. determined hunlcr. Co-featured is "Two of a Kind," jolt-to-the-jaw shocker about what people will do for money. "Stage lo Tucson," which open al the Drive-In Friday, is a film version ot Frank Bonham's novel "Lost Stage Valley." It is based on incidents which occurred in the Southwest in 1801. Co-fealurcd i: "Quebec," stirring, celluloid ac count of a turbulent period in Cana dian history. John Barrymorc Jr. is starred. "Decision Before Dawn" is the adventure drama opening at the Park Theater Friday. It is a monumental undertaking, filmed in Germany, and investigates the meanings of treason as they become apparent to a young German. ?o-featurcd is Rex Allen's "Colo- ado Sundown." MASON CITY ONK I » A V ONLY -- 3 8 I'.M. FAIRGROUNDS WED. AUG. ALL NEW THIS YEAR The HlgMIcii Aggicgilion o l C l r c u i Stin jnd T e a l u r e f E v c i A i ^ c m b t e d InctuiJIng T H E G R E A T E S T A N D M O S T O A R I N G W I L D A N t M A L T R A I N E R O H E A R T H CLY'D'E B E A T T Y BATTLING FEROCIOUS JUNGLE-BRED MAN- EATING LIONS AND T I G E R S -- B o t h Soxci AN IMPRESSIVE ARRAY OF HIGH-IN-THE- A1R THRILLERS and Educated Horse Displays Kax. Sent. 1 ! and Gon. Adm. Tickets Fur Sain Show Day Only At Kuril llnnklm Druff Store. Same 1'rlccs Ai At Shiiw (iroundi. Laal'Day for -- "BEHAVE YOURSELF" and "SIROCCO" Children 1 n Under 12 1U Adulls 50c Anytime! A Double Feature Program Always--PLUS A Comedy for the Kids -STARTS FRIDAY- PLUS THIS "SKY-HIGH ACTION" PICTURE MIDNITE SHOW SATURDAY HORROR SHOW MIDNITE SHOW SATURDAY Cleveland Passes Million at Gate for 7th Straight Year CLEVELAND UP--The Clevc- and Indians went over the million mark in attendance for the seventh straight year Wednesday night The 44,528 fans who witnessed the wi-night twin bill against the Browns brought Cleveland's sea son total to 1,020,028. Swimming Assistant Homed for Hawkeyes IOWA CITY W1--Bob Allen, 36, coach at East High School in Rock- 'ord, 111., has ben named assistant swimming coach at the University of Iowa. Allen, former !Iavvkeyc swimming and football iettcrman, has coached at Rock ford since he was graduated from Iowa in 1939. One .Japanese variety of water melon is practically seedless. LAST TIMES THURSDAY' " SUSAN HAYWARD in "I'D CLIMB THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN" Color by Technicolor Campbell Captures Algona Race Event ALGONA--Jimmy Campbell, Bales City, Mont., piloted his 0. fcnhauscr to a 5-yard victory ove. Bobby Grimm in the 10-Inp Gus Schrader sweepstakes race at the Kossuth County Fair here Wednesday afternoon. "A crowd of 2,000 auto racing enthusiasts saw Campbell take over the No. 1 spot in the ninth lap. G r i m m had been leading until Campbell raced nround him. Bill Holland, winner of the Indianapolis 500-mile classic in 1950, finished in the third spot behind Grimm. Results First rare (3 I n p j ) -- W a y n e S c l l i e r , O m » hit, .\l. "rime, ·-!:«!. Second rucr (S Upi)--tintiby Grimm, In- dfannpnlfa, ftjil. Time. 2:20. Third race {S l » p « -- D o n Ilraiuon. Time, ·J:2r.. Fourth r«on (3 U p s ) -- Jlon Hrnnton. Time. 1:19. A u » ) r « l l » n pursuit--Frlti T c i l m c l t r , Kl- Kin. 111. Feature (10 lap»)--1. Jlmmr C*mphrlh Ilobbjr Grlmmi 3. Bill Holland. Time, .1:18. HIGHWAY 18 ~ WEST OF MASON CITY 2 SHOWS NIGHTLY--RAIN OR CLEAR ALL TECHNICOLOR PROGRAM -- 2 BIG HITS '· Three former Michigan Stale football stars are members of the Spartan coaching staff, including Backficld Coach Steve Scbo and Assistant Coaches Hal Vogcler and Don Mason. FRIDAY SATURDAY COME OUT EARLY Make It a Family Picnic BOXOFFICE OPENS at 6:30 FREE RIDES on th» MINIATURE STEAM TRAIN Sponsored by ROYAL CROWN COLA and SAM RAIZES DEPT. STORE Also Kiddie Zoo and Playground QUEBEC EXTRA EVERY SATURDAY NITE MIDNITE SPOOK SHOW Come As Late As 10:00-- Se« Our Regular Program-Then Stay Over for the Spook Show FREE I --THIS SATURDAY "THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN" the Biggest Variely of Foods Since Grandma's "Thrashing Dinners.'' 1 . TRY ONE--TRY ALL Smorgasbord Tonight (Thursday) V.F.W. 1315 4th St. S. W. ROOKJE WITH D R I V E , DETROIT W) -- Detroit L 'to n Rookie Halfback Laverne Boy kin is the lad who set a National Collegiate scoring record in the 1950 game against Mississippi State. Playing for Mississippi he scored six touchdowns, all by running through the center of State's Hn«. Ole Miss won by 49-7. . ' Jim Rivera, outfielder for the Chicago White Sox, would have gone into professional boxing had not baseball offered him an opportunity. ' . . . ' v : . ' Pitcher Howie Fox is the heaviest player on the Philadelphia FhiH:cs. He weighs,220 pounds. CLI:AII LAKE -- J-H. 75 Hurry! Ends Thurs. | Doris DAY' RonaU REAGAfTl ft? mnningTIlam . FRI. - SAT. Tlie Furious Slory of Tlie I.ait Ureil Navaln War! IN H K I I J . I A N T COI.On-- "Fort Deiiance" Dane CUrVc Ren Johnson I'eler Or»vei COMPANION FEATURE Together They Spelled Trouble EDMONQ O'BRIEN · LIZABETH SCOTT B^M -- ( T ~ V ? rsr".:-- ~ TWO OF A KIND Starts Sun. "MACAO" Russell Mitchum - Bendix RIVERSIDE BARM DANCE 725 NORTH KENTUCKY MASON CITY SATURDAY/AUGUST 16 EDDIE TRUE ·;£ WESTERNEERS FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE 2002 MASON CITY'S BEST AND FINEST THEATER NOW SHOWING WOW! WHAT A MUSICAL! J«»EI Bitfli'^uwMfVIRGINIA MATO · RONALD SEAGAK· EEKE NELSON THIS IS A STORY WITH- A LOT OF TWISTS! Child. Adm. Under ' /~\_,1- T 1 fly* Anytime 12 Years Willy IUC E v e r y Day IN INTUTAMMIIIf I TECHNICOLOR FOR THOSE WHO LOVE THE UNUSUAL! MMCT HO* IOADIHOW INOAOUUNTI! For The Adult Mind! KENNETH McHDOWNEY preienls JEAN RENOIR'S "THE RIVER J Color by TECHNICOLOR with NORA SWINBURNE · ARTHU? SHIELDS \ ESMOND KNIGHT · SUPROVA MUKERJEE · THOMAS t. BREEN and , introducing PATRICIA WAITERS · RADHA · ADRIENNE CORRI · Pro- 5 du«d by KENNETH McElDOWNEY · Directed by JEAN RENOIR I Aiiiiianl lo Mr. Renoir-Forreit Judd · Sc'eenploy by RUMER GODDEN [ and JEAN RENOIR- Baled on !h« novel by RUMER CODD'EN · Releowd | Ihru Uniled Ailirii ' PLUS CO-FEATURE A Most Extraordinary .Film! In Magnificent New Eastman Color! HOYAL Till FUU. LENGTH. OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE VISIT OF IWm^ tu-i IMttl Mitt. Queen ELIZABETH of England "·"·^^^ · and tin HIKE of EDINBURGH to Canada and Washington ·BIG 2 HIT--AliL COLOR PROGRAM Staris FRIDAY Continuous Daily After 1:00 »AX.-.T--^r^TT:' ^^^r^^S^T? ^^-rTO^S^"-^Kr . -- B^*»mriM**^ THE ENDS THURSDAY DENNIS PRICE in 'THE GREAT ADVENTURE' Plus TIM HOLT in "TRAIL GUIDE" 2ND BIG COLOR CO-HIT "Are you afraid of me because I've a gun in my hand..., / or because / I'm a mm mm »iih IKMMO ItOM4» A MONOMAM MCTUM "JACK BUEIEI-MAIA POWERS -BILL

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