The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 23, 1960 · Page 9
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 9

Freeport, Texas
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Friday, December 23, 1960
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Br&soflport and Brazoria County, Texas, Pri., December Page 9 Jerry Lewis A logical Successor For De/tifffe By non THOMAS AP Movlc-TV Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP)-Dots from the tots. Want to know the logical successor to Cecil B. DoMille at Paramount? Jerry Lewis. Don't The guy got the studio to build him a half-million-dollar, three-story m-nnn section of a mansion tfl play with for "Ladies' man.' As prbducer-dlrector-wrlt- er-star, he rules It like a benevolent despot, expressing his wishes erner Qhristmas through the public address system. No puttees, though. Wonder what Eddlo arid Hz sent DeVbie Xncl Harry tor B weft-' ling present. Last names furnished upon request. Youngster Sal Minco steals "Exodus" right out from under the noses ot the big-name cast, rang- ng from method actors to Sir *alph Richardson. The film Is a collection of often excellent scenes which don't quite add jp to a satisfying whole. The British will hate ;he picture, especially Peter Law- 'ord as a Intter-day Col. Blimp. Mrs. E. V. Peck of Thomasville, Ga., says how about Charles Bickford as wagonmaster, succeeding the late Ward Bond. Okay, how about it? icf to ?"iv£ tfeu' Udi.«, oi Vivj Hollywood press again naming their* "sour-apple" nominees for uncooperative stars. There's besn entirely too much sweetness and light around this town. It's always interesting to note that the selections are generally genial to the male press. Like this year's Marilyn Monroe, Debbie Reynolds, James Garner, Elvis Presley, Yi.'l Brynner. "The Sundowners" is the first film in a long time to get uniformly excellent reviews from tho Now York critics. And it's doing great biz at tho Radio City Music Hall. Of course, the Christmas stage show helps. iMt gets such treatment (Asi-NvYieit:, inn^bc •pRdKasa.'s,' will bo convinced thnt good, clean family films can pay off after aJl. Don't get overconfident. Upcoming are "Day of the Gun." which concerns incest, and "The Children's Hour," about Lesbianism. Plus "Loiita" and two Tennessee Williams fables, "Summer and Smoke" and "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone." Head for the hills. War hell? Don't you believe it. All you have to do is see new films like "Wackiest Ship In the Army" and "The Great Imposler" to learn that World War II was an ever-loving ball. They add to the LETTERS To SANTA Dear Santa: I have been a good boy. impression gained in "Operation Petticoat," "Don't Go Near the Water," etc., that warfare is hilarious. TV Western producers would be worried if they read the one-family ratings at our house. The small fry never watch the caters any more, prefer tip-to-daters like Tab Hunter, Dobie Gillls, Pete and Gladys, Hawaiian Eye, 77 Sunset, etc. would like a airplane for Christmas. Johnny F. Schults Jr. JH02 W. 10th Frseport Dear Santa: I would like for this Christmas a Tiny Tears with a spray bath, a Coke machine, and a doctor set. Love. .Lvnette 408 Center Way Lake Jackson Orientals consider it impolite to open a present in front of the giver, fearing the size and quality of the gift may prove embarrassing. Q. Mow can I buy 100 cents dollars for futnre delivery for nnly 1IJIS ... for experienced consultation on this and pther important questions about your life insurance ... call CLAUDE POOLE, JR. OX 7-4088 AMICABLE LIFE INSURANCE CO. 117 Boll D' Aro - Lake Jackson, Ten* fbM» U nothing moi* fining for th* Chrlrtmai Maun than tnmte. \ M~* By RAYMOND A. LAJOIE rip Control Press Atsociathn Correspondent r **_ BB GAY, traditional carolora are part of tha Christmas Mason to bo sore. But to tho hostess the problem of home enter* ment Is a vital question. Why not plan ahead to have the children spend pro-holiday evenlnga cutting out gaily colored paper musical notes while ; euiglng Christmas songs and hymns. Then string the notes together for decorating around doors, fireplace and mirrors. Used eheet music of old-time favorite songs can bo bought Inexpen- eivcly and taped Inside your picture frames temporarily to giva a musical air to your decoration. Dust off your musical Instruments and keep them handy : when gHieata drop ia. Devise "musical" games for your parties, while the dinner is being prepared. List popular tunes and give a small prize (pos- eibly a record or album) for the one who comes nearest the year ot publication. Or plan to have someone who plays the piano ripple one phrase from the middle of the tune and the Winner, of course, will have all ten tunea correctly Identified. Stul another game is this: Divide your guests into two groups. They vte to Identify, .by hasty drawings by one member, a song title given only to the "artist" of that group by'the. rivals. The rest of the. group, leaning over the -shoulder of the frantic artist, and guessing the name of the tune as he sketches, must beat the time of the others when they have their turn. Any titto poses a problem but can be solved by simple drawings. Cbatestanta take turns as "artist" and soqn learn to draw QnUHy, Using "stick" figures for persona, adding curls for tho girls. u WEBBY ^ • BIG 9 BIG WISHES May everything you hope for this Christmas he yours. AUTHORIZED WHITE RICHARD C. ROGERS, Owner 1012 N. GULF BLVD. FKEEl'ORT o/ o " May you have... the happiest of holidays, warm with the joys of friendship, and bright with the delights found in the traditional festivities of the season. Bra MI mj|r Mtf^ OF=" Go rs/i i\xi E: F2GE: FREEPORT-TEXAS I

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