Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 27, 1976 · Page 107
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 107

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 27, 1976
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MOB SHITS Persiiafrt Pmfc Want the facts? Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Want informed opinion? Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017. Your full name will be used unless otherwise requested. Volume of mail received makes personal replies impossible. o s K u_ § CLMVHMM* *I.'1_ ' If Ji . , ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND IRANI/N AMBASSADOR ARDESHIR ZAHEDI Q. Now that she's 45 and sagging in some of the strategic places, isn't Elizabeth Taylor all washed up in Hollywood?--Cary MacDonald, Boston. A. Elizabeth Taylor is too old for ingenue parts, can play middle-aged, problem-laden women, is no longer considered a prime box-office attraction. She is not finished in films, however, was recently offered the starring role in an Israeli production, "The Ambassador," which she may accept. Q. When is Richard Nixon going to tell all about Watergate on television? I refer to the $1 million deal he made with David Frost, the British TV interviewer.--Anne Btes, Rochester, N.Y. A. Frost will interview Nixon after the 1976 Presidential election and before January, 1977. The interviews will be telecast in 1977. Q. Who has custody of the love child of French actress Catherine Deneuve and Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni?--N. O., Pinehurst, N. C. A. Both parents share custody of their young daughter, Chiara. Mastroianni also has a 23-year-old daughter by his wife, Flora Carabella, who lives in Rome. Q. Is there any possibility that Coretta ScoU King will marry again?--Willie Betty Hamilton, Atlanta. A. There is always the possibility, but the near-term probability is slight. Mrs. King feels a great responsibility to continue the work of her late husband, Martin Luther King jr. Q. When the original "King Kong" movie was made in 1933, did a man in a gorilla suit play King Kong or was King Kong a miniature photographed to life- size?--fane Callaghan, Boston. A. According to Zoe Porter of Glendale, Cal., who worked on the film as assistant to director Merian C. Cooper, "There was never a man in a gorilla suit who played King Kong. It was all done with a miniature model via animation." Q. Sen. William Proxmire of Wisconsin has a wife who runs a guide and tourist business in Washington, D.C. What is the name of her guide service?--C.T.L, Milwaukee. A. The Whirl Around. Q. The late Winston Churchill--is it true that when he was Prime Minister he refused to hold a single press conference for representatives of the British press?--Jed Novak, Tucson, Ariz. A. Churchill held one press conference for British journalists and he was not forthcoming in that one. Q. Can you define the true relationship between" President Gerald Ford and the White House photographer, David Kennedy? Is Kennerly a son-substitute for Ford?--Helen Levin, San lose, Cal. A. Ford has three sons of his own and is in no need of a son-substitute. Kennerly traveled with Ford when Ford was Vice President, and Ford was attracted to Kennedy's carefree life-style. Some of the White House staffers say that in Kennerly, Ford sees the youth he might have been, the life he might have led. FORD AND KENNERLY SHARE A LAUGH Q. "The Missouri Breaks," with Marlon Brando and lack Nicholson--isn't that the lemon of all time? How come two such fine actors agreed to make such a lousy motion picture?--Ruth Allen, Portland, Oreg. A. Producer Elliott Kastner agreed to pay Brando and Nicholson a minimum of one million dollars each for about five weeks' work. Neither could resist the temptation and succumbed more to the money than the script. »'fffr^ : .---\^'\* ''' ' ' i /*·. ··!·· ·· ·:··: i NICHOLSON AND BRANDO IN THE MISSOURI BREAKS' Q. When / was in Moscow a few weeks ago, I was told by a Russian that Andrei Sakharov, the great Soviet physicist, was originally named Arthur Zuckerman, and that he is at heart a Zionist. Any truth to that?--David Kaufman, New York City. A. None. It is propaganda spread by the KGB, the Soviet security apparatus, in an effort to destroy Sak- harov's credibility as a dissident. Q. How old is Douglas Fairbanks jr., and has he ever renounced his U.S. citizenship, and what does he do for a living?--Dan Simon, Hastings, N.Y. A. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. is 66, has always retained U.S. citizenship although until recently he preferred living in London. He is an actor who will soon appear on the London stage in "The Pleasure of His Company." Q. Is it true that Pope Paul VI uses American Secret Service agents to guard him?--Mrs. Carl Ciccone, New Rochelle, N.Y. A. The Pope's personal bodyguard is a former U.S. athlete from Chicago, 53-year-old Bishop Paul Marcinkus, who stands six foot three and weighs in at better than 200 pounds. He refuses to carry weapons to protect His Holiness. C WALTER SCOTT l')76 THE S.UNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE chairman of the board, ARTHUR H. MOTLEY president, JAMES McALLISTER editor, JESS GORKIN publisher, WARREN J. REYNOLDS editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER managing editor, JAMES D. HEAD senior editors, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY art director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA associate editors, JONATHAN BRAUN, LINDA GUTSTEIN, NOEL HUMPHREYS, PAM PROCTOR, JOHN G. ROGERS, ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, ROBERT WALTERS, L. H. WHITTEMORE assistant art director, ROBERT L PETERSON art associates, CANDICE CULBERT, AL TRO1ANI assistant to the editor, MARION LONG editorial assistants, DORIS SCHORTMAN, MARTIN TIMINS home economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR fashion, VIRGINIA POPE cartoon editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington, bureau chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTHAL, OPAL GINN, CODY SHEARER west coast bureau, CHARLES PETERSON europe, CONNECTICUT WALKER australia, PATRICIA ANGLY 1976, Parade Publications, Inc, 733 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017. All rights reserved under International and Pan American Copyright Conventions. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permission is prohibited. PARADE«; Marca Reg. JUNE 27,1976 Please address editorial contributions to: Articles, Parade, 733 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017. Although reasonable care will be taken. Parade is not responsible for unsolicited material

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