Daily News from New York, New York on October 29, 1952 · 498
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Daily News from New York, New York · 498

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t ' :.f i " CI a u; c C r. t: V. P. r. Arnold Bennett Novel A Fine Guinness Film By KATE CAMERON Ji Although Arnold Bennett was c.-nsiiier-ii one of England's frreat 4ry-t-Uer3 in the eariy part of th? century, only one of his tales. "IJuried Alive," has been used 1 the luiMA of a moving picture. That on was adapted to the stage by Kdard KnoMork as "The Great Adventure"" and when 20th Cen- """ ",wi' "The 1'romoter," a Universal-International film, directed by Ronald Neame and produced by John Bryan. The screenplay by Eric Ambler from a novel by Arnold Bennett. Presented at the Fine Arts Theatre. Running time: 1 hour, 28 minutes. THE CAST: E'jwird Henry nnrr Mahin Al'V tiuinrws R'lr T.irxt firm Jubn. lr tounl, ,. of tliellVj!-rn- Htm N. Hi rrl-rUJ PiuW iark Mr. burn-Ail l-Mwartl Chaiioian Mr. v-...r.. Turl-ah Mr. 'lverl Ijeora Lwvuie Emery fiibb M l.auehlin IV-h.- S;trriuu'ihlcotr'rank Pi-iniMtrll Mrs tteyn Joan Hi. fc-on Bink Si'inaar Honta-m Mrs. l'uU:rUI Attaon ltt.lt IVtuU ("lark and Alee Guinness in "The Promoter." tury-Fic made it into a movie, it bor th- title -Holy patrimony," and cj-srarred Monty Woolley and liraHe Fit-Ids. Tha J. Arthur Rank Company has now taken one of Bennett's novels about the five industrial towns in the Midlands, around which Bennett weaved many tales, and has made a delightfully amusing picture with Alec Guinness as the star. Three lovely actresses play the leading: feminine roles, Glynis Johns, Petula Clark and Valerie Hobson. "The Promoter" moved onto the Fine Arts Theatre screen yesterday, where it will remain for sometime, if the Guinness fans are to be satisfied. Released here by Universal-International, the film's title was changed from the original, "The Card," to "The Promoter." The book was published in England under "The Card." but in this country it bore the title "Denry, the Audacious." Denry is a contraction of Edward Henry, the hero of the tale. Denry's widowed mother took in-- washing to support herself and son, but the latter was such a clever fellow that, early in life, he made up his mind that he was going to better his own and his mother's situation. He had a streak of boldness that appealed to many of his fellows, while it shocked some, but it enabled him to advance step by step until he became a famous industrialist and later mayor. Under Ronald Neamc's direction and Guinness' adroit characterization, Denry's success story is told in a series of pictures hat tickle the funnybone of the beholder. His situation improves as the picture progresses and one leaves the theatre in a pleasant glow, after seeing Denry achieve a pretty bride and the high office of mayor. ' Veronica Turleigh gives a fine performance in the role of Denry's hard-working mother. All other characters in the story are well represented on the screen. The star's young son, Matthew, makes his debut in the role of the schoolboy Denry, who learns how to Cope with life and his fellow students at an early date. . For collectors of Guinness, "The Promotor" is an item that cannot be missed. Japan Banishes Soviet Reporters Tokyo, Oct. 28 (JP). The Japanese government today said that "no Soviet Russian correspondent will be. allowed to stay in or enter Japan. ThreeSovfet correspondents and one Russian movie representative were told Friday to leave within a month. ihe Correctlhingfc: l 7 FP ' j TELL HIM YOUR CURFEW Whether y deed, when you want to re turn home or your parents set "a "curfew hour" for you, the considerate thing is to tell your escort, fairly early in the evening." The girl who waits until 10 minutes before 12 and then insists she must be home by midnight is hardly the ideal date. "The Correct Thins DatM.-' a leaflet hy Elinor Antra, will b ent an receipt of a utamned, oelr-addreaiied envelope. Adilreaa yonc rrqumt to Elinor A me.. THK NEWS. 220 H. 42d St, New York IT, IV. T. RADIO CITY ;'!, MUSIC HALL Showplace of the Nation Rockefeller Center E "5 WORLD PREMIERE TOMORROW Doors. Open. iOM A. if.' i.3 A picture that will warm your heart while it tickles your funny bone ' ... down-to-earth," plausible and very, very funny. ON THE GREAT STAGE "Revue Roman tique" Dazzling, melody-filled extravaganza produced by Russell Markert, settings by James Stewart Iforcom, highlighted by fr ;-' if.'' . r- n , - -wi'v:VAJi I I 1 V- CHARLES BOYER LOUIS JOURDAN MARSHA HUNT - KURT KASZNAR LINDA CHRISTIAN MARCEL DALIO RICHARD ERDMAN BOBBY DRISCOLL $c.r,bfAnrIlTON Caopowd okI KnrM br CHMITM TIOMKIM DkM b. BCHAKD FtISCHE A Columbia Pictura F- 5 - I - STANLEY KRAMER'S ' t -J' I f producfroo o " " .a.- WMl.-n -mils , - 1 J. I I I am MM n-n . l 1 Eodgers Hammerstein'j 1 T7 Li Sensational Broadway Hit! '1 "NUANCES" Fascinating modern fantasy to : Chopin music by the Corps de Ballet with Eric Hyrst, premier danseur. "ITALIAN MEDLEY" Robert Marshall, distinguished lyric tenor, and the Choral Ensemble in Neapolitan song . . ; Comedy by Jay Marshall . . . "Poetry of Motion" by Renald and Rudy. "DEL CARISE" The famed Rockettes in matchless Latin-American dance ( rhythms ; . . Ramirez Peralta, percussionist. OVERTURE J "TSCHAIKOWSKY" A stirring symphonic arrangement played by the Symphony Orchestra, under Raymond Paige's direction. LAST TIMES TODAY "BECAUSE VOU'lIt MINE" DOORS OPEN 10:30 A. M. Picture 10:35. 136. 4:19. 7:23. 10 IS . Stai Show t: 12:32. 35. 6:23. 9.25 "frl m 5 .J i!4

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