Independent from Long Beach, California on May 12, 1948 · Page 17
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 17

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, May 12, 1948
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Mayfair Civic Group to Meet A meeting of the Mayfair Civic Organization will be held at 7:30 p. m. tomorrow in the Roosevelt school auditorium, 6145 Clark avenue, Clyde A. Jones, chairman, announced yesterday. At the meeting, Mayfair residents will decide whether or not to go on record as approving a $340,000 school bond issue proposed by the Bellflower school district. An amendment proposing seven directors for the organization will be given a second reading. If approved, three new officers will be elected to serve on the board of directors. Four officers now comprise the boara Approximately 12,000 persons now reside in Mayfair. county unincorporated territory north of South street and south of Bellflower between Lakewood boulevard and Wocctruff avenue. There are more than 3000 homes in the area. Hollywood Diary _By REBA BONNIE CHURCHILL. .«,.-*«*, ««· THE INDEPENDENT 21 HOLLYWOOD, May 12. Gregory jPeck and Paulette Goddard head for Death valley for several weeks location in 20th's "Yellow Sky." Because of the desert heat none of the cast will wear makeup. i While on '"The Countess of i Monte Cristo" set, we learned that ISonja Henie not only pays $600,1000 taxes on her 10 business enterprises, but also owns a sizable portion of Madison Square garden. ' Incidentally, she sails for England j when the. film ends to view the Olympics. Robert Ryan, currently on a personal appearance tour in the east, plans to stop off at his alma mater, Dartmouth. Bob is wel 1 remembered on the campus, since i as heavyweight boxing champ, he jwas never defeated in his four years at the college. her away from her new San Fernando valley home nine months out of the year. Star Sketch Burt Lancaster is returning to the Broadway stage--but not for a play. Seems Burt and his for- Transfer of State Land Asked Transfer to che city of six acres of state land sast of the Terminal island freewav interchange ramp yesterday wa; urged by the city council in a resolution passed by a unanimous vote. The propersy is 1 in two tracts with two acres situated north of Pacific Coast highway and four to the south. It is near the federally owned Cabrillo homes housing project. The city would use it for recreaticisl area. Prodigy Ferruccio Burco, 9, I t a l i a n symphony co-rauctbr, will conduct an orchestra May 23 at the Los Angeles Philharmonic auditorium. The boy wonder is making his first American tour. Spot-less Future Bob Crosby is currently "batching" at his agent's home until his four youngsters recuperate from the measles. . . . Robert Mitchum is recording some of his fabulous Hollywood experiences in a book dubbed, "So What?" . . . Joan Caulfield and her mother are fly- j ing to Indianapolis May 28 to ' present the winner's trophy at the Speedway race. . . . Paulette Goddard has enrolled in a Shakespearian class conducted by Charles Laughton. Group meets twice weekly. Hollywood's lollipop set and their proud parents -- Judy Garland, Kay Kyser, Jeanne Crain, Betty Hutton and Robert Cummings--were among those feting Candice Bergen on her second birthday this week. "Candy" is the daughter of Edgar Bergen Hedy Lamarr and Ken Miles have just completed a series of discs i promoting California designed fashions. . . . Helen Forrest is ; being paged for a television show iin New York which would keep X wi CO CREST I WEST Continuous From Noon Dally BOTH THEATRES S T A R T S T O D A Y taia Ge ANDREWS · TIERNEY IRON CURTAIN with JUNE HAVOC Companion Ac* Feature - CONSTANCE BENNETT BRIAN AI-.14SN BARRY S.UUIVAN MICHAEL O'SHEA "SMART WOMAN" nCEiK it LOCUST 'IIIIEIIIIIIRI Spencer TRACY - Katharine HEPBURN I . Vcn JOHNSON "STATE OF THE UNION" Plul MUSICAL MERRY-GO-ROUND I Van Jciison . June Allison "THE BRIDE GOES WILD' M=rgaref O'Brien "10TH AVE. ANGEL" nmiui T E L E P H O N E 6 ) 9 7 3 June HAVER - Lon MCALLISTER SCUDDA-HOO! SCUDDA-HAY! James CRAIG - "MAN FROM TEXAS" BEACH: T E L E P H O N E ': 619:98, Now at Regular Prices Paillette GODDARD--Gary COOPER "UNCONOUERED" Marie WILSON--Walter ABEL "FABULOUS JOE" BTJKT LANCASTER He's an Acrobat mer vaudeville partner, Nick Cravat, plan to revive their acrobatic act. The pair, who have just purchased new equipment, will try out their thrills and twirls -on eastern audiences when they arrive in New York the middle of this month. Six-foot-two Burt (he's the fel'a that balances up in the air) and five-foot-four Nick (he prefers to keep his feet on the ground)'practice their acrobatics between scenes of U-I's "Kiss the Blood Off My Hands." In fact, it was whilo localioning for the film at the Griffith park zoo that the boys got the idea for the finale of their act. They were watching an ape twirl around a pole, and bingo, they both got the idea for an acrobatic feat called "The One Arm Twirl"---which isn't recommended for beginners. Strictly Social When Ida Lupino and fiance, Collier Young, recite their wedding vows July 21, the ceremony ivill be performed in the garden of their newly purchased red, farm-type home on Mulholland drive. In keeping with the quaint surroundings, Ida has decided on a Dutch motif for the wedding. Here's a peek of her gown, designed by Kay Nelson of 20th Century-Fox. It will be of white, | imported embroidered organdy with a tight waist and hoop skirt. Both the actress and her attendants will wear Dutch bonnets, and the bridesmaids' gowns will be toned to the flowers in the garden. Order Redraft Of Amendment Amendment to the zoning ordinance to limit future churches, private clubs, hotels and motels to business zones, as recommended by the city planning commission, yesterday was ordered drafted by the city council. Such construction and usage would be taken out of the present apartment house zone, where it is now permitted. The amendment is aimed particularly at banning motels and private clubs from the apartment house zone of Ocean boulevard. Pleads Guilty To Row Shooting Richard C. Crawford, 25, 1429 California a v e n u e , yesterday pleaded guilty to felonious assault on Andy Houston jr.. 24, and Superior Judge Fred Miller set June 7 for probation hearing and sentencing. Crawford shot Houston in the head at the letter's home, 1957-B Lewis avenue, February 24, during an argument over a blackjack game, police said. For Greater Results at Lower Cost NOW! DOORS OPEN AT 12:45 JAMES CAGNEY PAT O'BRIEN DENNIS MORGAN GEORGE BRENT "THE FIGHTING 69TH" NOON £ 6 P. M. 2ND GREAT ACTION HIT WAYNE MORRIS CLAIRE TREVOR CHAS. BICKFORD "VALLEY T £ GIANTS' OPENS AT NOON BETTE DAVIS JANIS JAMES PAIGE : DAVIS RITA HAYWORTH ORSON WELLES "WINTER MEETING" 'LADY *"" SHANGHAI' - OPEN AT 6P.M. - GLENN PAT FORD "'- O'BRIEN EVELYN KEYES "FLIGHT LIEUTENANT" § ^f^£tj S^^^^i^FM^^P .i!ijiMiii.'ifjjj.MjjM«a=t^« HENRY FONDA MAUREEN O'SULLAVAN RALPH BELLAMY "LET US LIVE" NEW SHOW--OPEN at 5:45 JEANETTE MacDONALD JOSE Jv JANE ITURBI « POWELL TECHNICOLOR "3 DARING DAUGHTERS" MARIE WILSON ELY56 KNOX--JOHN HUBBARD "LINDA BE GOOD" HEATHEN TERMITES Wooden angels in a church in Tealby, England, are to be removed because they have become worm eaten. DPTOSIrt AroiTQsSH - PHONE 61«7 H E L D O V E R W E D . T H U THURSDAY WILL BE YOUK FINAL CHANCE AS IT MUST LEAVE . . 12:15 3:3O 6:45 10:00 ADDED SHORT SUBJECTS Adults 50c 1NO TAX BARGAIN MATINEE 25c Pint Tax Dally 12 to 1 Except Sat. -- Sun. -- Holiday* NOW PLAYING Michael Redgrave - Jean Kent "THE SMUGGLERS" Plus 2nd Hit Feature Joe E. Brown - Xorcen Nash "THE TENDER YEARS" NOW PLAYING FIRST TIME EVER SHOWN ALEENE Sweetheart of the Follies Bergere in "HOLLYWOOD REVELS" With LOTUS WING Famous Exotic Belle of the Orient Terrific Co-Feature "MAD YOUTH" OPEN AT 5:30 L.B.BIVP. MAPHET* CHOKE 2 I 9 -2 O LIZA8ETH J, -BURT SCOn LANCASTER "I WALK ALONE" RANDOLPH SCOn BARBARA BRITTON iN THRILLING COLOR "ALBUQUERQUE" I NEW SHOW-- OPENS 5:45 TONE J_ BLAIR "I LOVE TROUBLE- RANDOLPH scotr BARBARA BRITTQN IN THRILLING COLOR ALBUQUERQUE" INDEPENDENT THEATERS OPEN ML MIGHT Vincent Price - Lynn Barry "SHOCK" Charles Beyer - Jennifer Jones "CLUNY BROWN- NEW5 PflLflCE TEtENEWS REPORT "IS ITALIAN COMMUNISM DEAD" BURNED-OUT LARAMIE, WYOMING STRIKES . . . KENTUCKY DERBY 4501 E. Canon St. Ph. 5-2530 STARTS TODAY -- OPEN 6:30 Belly GRABLE - Dick HAYMES "DIAMOND HORSESHOE" Jn Technicolor Tyrone POWER . Linda DARNELL "MARK OF ZORRO" 2933 E. ANAHEIM PH.ONE - 8-8945 TONIGHT ONLY All Spanish Program RIcardo Montalbon - Virginia fabregas "LA CASA DE LA ZOS8A" · Fernando Soler - Maria Felix "LA MUJER SIN ALMA" Coming Thurs. -- "THAT HAGEN GIRL" 5870 Atlantic-- Open 5:45 Cory GRANT - Loretta YOUNG "THE BISHOP'S WIFE" "EXPOSED" Cartoon "NAUGHTY BUT NICE" I Last Day--Doors Open 6:15 P. M. Dick POWELL - Signe HASSO "TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH" 7 Joan BENNETT . Michael REDGRAVE 5 "SECRET BEYOND THE DOOR" OI.T Forests -- National Heritage . 'THE TREE Or LIFE" Story of Optical Industry "LET'S SEE" In Beautiful Technkalor Imported From Canada TOMORROW'S CITIZENS MGM Technicolor Cartoon "HENPECKED HOBOES" "VOODOO MAN" "TOPPER TAKES A TRIP" "THE CHEROKEE FLASH" OPEN DAILY 11 A. M. Now PLAYING ' OPEN 6:15 P.M. ADULTS 44c; CHILD. 14cJ? urn"ANNIVERSARY SHOW i WE ARE PBOUD OF OUS 17 YEARS IN LONG BEACH AND CELEBRATE WITH A SPECIAL PROGRAM THAT SHOULD PLEASE ALL THEATRE GOERS 1. MGM's greatest singing star discovery, JANE POWELL, in T he ^cai "D e [|ghtf u ||y Dangerous" With Constance Moore and Morton Gould his orchestra. 2. ADMIRAL RICHARD E. BYRD'S Daring Adventure. Produced Photographed in the Mighty Antarctic 3. We're proud to present the greatest novelty feature THE ACADEMY " D i l l A k i n f*Ort" AWARD WINNER DiH, APIU %»Lrw A Full-Length Feature in Nature's Finest Color. The Management Personally Recommends This Hit Picture for the* Entire Family -- A Children's "MUST." Eojene Xettor--MANAGED

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