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Friday, March 30, 1956
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8>m Midnight Owls Will Howl At Sophisticated Comedy By WANDA ORTOX Berlin,, before World War IT terror, is the sett'ng for "I Am A Camera," Branson theater comedy for midnight Saturday. Filmed closely n k 1 n to its Broadway predecessor, the inovio 'tho original lead, Julio Harris. Miss Harris enacts a wacky but h a p p y girl who migrated from England to Berlin. Kcr best friend is a novelist, the narrator of the episodes. He explains in the "beginning what he is up to—observing life. Looking al the world about him, taking mental pictures, he thus duby bin' story, "1 Am A Camera." That, indeed, was the actual attitude of Christopher Isherwood whose Berlin .stories were the .source for the John van Druten play, Ishcrwood did slay in Ger- annny in the 1930's ftntf did know n. fantastic creature such as Julie portrays. Besides Harris, the only other familiar American face in'the film belongs to Shelley Winters. The dialogue, upon which the film wisely dotes, is very sophisticated and very funny. A kind of European "The Moon Is Blue." And The I/ions Sing: Walt Disney, genius of the nature films, has another masterpiece about to loom o'er tho Brunson (screen. Beginning Wednesday "The African Lion" will pace la cinema, roaring in his habitat of Africa. Actually the title is misleading. The show is not all about a lion. Give credit to a fine supporting cast of antelopc-s. elephants, gniikcs, monkeys and others. But one thing to be learned about lions ia: The lionesses do ell the work vhile father just struts around looking brave and noble. (It's a muii's world) Music, Music, Music There will be plenty to hum about in April ot the Brunson whero three big musicals are Uookod. To start the month off in a sing- Ing mood. "Anything Goes," a Cole Porter concoction, will be at the Brunson Sunday. Tentatively scheduled for April H-2, r > at the Brunson is "Kismet." s Howard Keel-Ann Blythe vehicle borrowed from a reer-nt Broadway hit. One of its lop tunes is NAACP Hold Mass Meet HOUSTON —UP— The Houston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold a mass meeting Thursday night to discuss desegregation" in Houston. Tho meeting was scheduled for P p.m. at Jordan Grove Baptist Church. Francis Williams, attorney and president of the Houston NAACP. s:iiil the group will discuss the failure of the Houston independent school district to take notion on dcsegregnting local schools. Attempts were m:uic to enroll Negro students in local schools for the spring semester but all wore turned down. "Stranger in Paradise." Mario Lanza, who has been away from movies too long because of his own faulty fat. will rock the theater raftcr s : April 29-30 in "Serenade." It 'is hoped he will stay skinny enough and act adult enough now to remain in films for a Jong time to come. Remember, he was supposed to have played the Edmund Purdom role- in "The Student Prince" but gained too much weight to look like a student prince. Oh, but can he sing. Deocf Red Now Found 'Innocent' VIENNA. Austria —UP— Communist Hungary admitted Friday that former Foreign Minister Liiszlo Rajk and four other Red leaders were "innocently tried and executed" in 1949 in one of the last of the great Stalin era purges. Rajk, the onetime police boss in Hungary who rose to even greater prestige as foreign minister in 1948, "was executed in 1949 with four other Hungarian Communists as a traitor. Until Thursday Hungary had held him up. as one of its worst examples. Rajk was the first major Communist leader in a satellite state to be "rehabilitated" since the recent Communist party congress in Moscow started its campaign to downgrade Josef Stalin "and to repair some of the "enormous'' harm he did. Rajk "confessed" during his trial that he and his companions were conspiring with Yugoslavia to overthrow the Communist regime in Hungary. Holcombe, Casey Back City-County Health Offices A proposal ror a combined city and county health administrative offices and laboratories was endorsed by County Judge Bob Casey and Mayor Oecar Holcombe of Houston. A survey is now being conducted fay a firm of hearth and hospital .specialists to determine the need of the city-county hospital. The firm, was employed jointly by the city council and the commissioners court On the basis of the firms report, the city and county will determine what changes, if any, will be macfe in the proposed city-county hospital. ',ttil QUOTES From The News By UNITED PRESS UNITED NATIONS. N.Y.—U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. on the proposed UN investigative mission to Palestine by Secretary General Dag Hammarskj'old: "There are no hidden meanings in this, and if you search from now until doomsday with a magnifying glass the only purpose you will "find i.s to prevent war." MKMPHIS, Xcitn.—fresident .T. Millunl Smilli of Memphis Stole College on Negro registration: "There will be no trouble H Negroes enter for educational purposes, but T can't predict what will occur if they enter just to break the color line. 1 ' WASHINGTON — Sen. Robert S. Kerr (D-OWa.) on possibility of a veto of the farm bill by President Eisenhower: "If he doesn't (sign the farm bill), he had better get ready to go back to making- his own living at Gettysburg: under existing farm law." NEW ORLEANS— Police Secretary Albert Blanehcr on the- city stnlioninp; shotirun pquatis of policemen at likely holdup spots: "\Vo will place our shotgun squadsmon :il strategic locations nml holdup men c:m expect to be greeted by hot lead in the future." 1954 NASH RAMBLER •i-nooi: Ij>auYd And Lovely The l!i-Milea.i;e \Vinncr WILLIS COBB NASH CO. PIIOEMX, An/.. — Sen. Kates Kc-tauvor to :i lady sitting on n bus stop bench: "I'm a candidate for (In- Democratic presidential Humiliation and I want you to help me." LONDON — Earl \Vinterlon on the coming visit of Soviet leaders Khrushchev :md Bulpmin to Great Britain in n. letter to London's Daily Tele.praph: "No doubt if these Russians had treatoil animals, especially clops or horses, as they have treated human beings, the numerous animal welfare .societies would have organized a national protest against their visit." NOW in Decorator Colors! MIST GREEN • DESERT SAGE WHITE SAND • FRENCH GRAY A WEEK iftff tWR ifWfl plfMfii THE NEW Remington TIF. QUIT PIUTAILE WITH IIIACU TAB maf/iernes In Baytown Sun Bldg. PHONE 8090 Americans Sling More Paint Around House Than Ever By ELIZABETH'XOOMKY.. NEW YORK —UP— We are painting our homes, inside and out, at a record rate. Our urge to spruce up the old, as well as to build new homes and apartments, are the major reasons why the paint industry ranks seventh among U.S. Industries now. It was in 158th place in 1953. Next year we are expected to top our own painting record. The government has designated 1956 as national home improving year. We will put more than 150 million gallons ot paint inside or outside our walls. Much of that will be applied bv a member of the family. The ao- it-yourself movement has infected all income groups and is made constantly more contagious by development of new paints and eas- ier ways to apply it. One survey of 6,000 families by the National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association, Inc., showed that SO per cent did their own inside . painting and 64 per cent did their own outside painting. Chemists are working on no-dirt walls, coated with .paint which will repe^ dust particles, and decorative fire-proof paint, which will give off a gas that douses flames when heated. .*,... We have more than twice as many paint colors to choose from as we did before World War II, and everybody is color conscious. Sales of flat white .. paint have dropped W per cent in the same period. "We also are trying to see that paint is easier to buy," said Doug- las 'C. Arnold, president of the Keystone Paint and Varnish Corp. "Buying paint should not require experience or unusual technical knowledge." Het professional painters, who obviously could find their jobs endangered by the development of: family painting talent, are pleased at the results of the do-it-yourself painting surge. They say it has started everybody thinking about redecorating, but , not inspired 'everybody to. do the work. 'The only ones who really 'do- it-yourself are strong women and intimidated husbands," Martin Rarback, official of the Brotherhood of Painters, District Council 9, said. "The idea has been good for professional ' painters. It gets people in a redecoratinjr mood. But after they climb up on a few. tables and use muscles that have been in disrepair for 20 years, they decide to have somebody else do it" At present the painting boom has caused only one worry. The next generation may find itself forced into being do-it-yourself painters. Phont SOW Baytown, 7ex»» 2201 Mark« St. Dividend Savings Friday, March 30, ISM •I BUY A NEW 1956 FORD BEFORE LICENSE TIME (April 1st) Thod Felton's \ The 1956 Avenue ROEBUCK AND CO. --J Boyville dress suits SFzes 4-12 13 98 Those swell-looking "narrow" long roll lapels . . . handsome solid and fancy patterned colors in rayon acetate! 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