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Wednesday, July 12, 1961 HOPES TAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Boyd Finally Lands Job In New Show By BOB THOMAS AP Mcvi*'TV Writer AMSTERDAM. The Netherlands (A/^— After a 10-month stand on a production called "Waiting for Cleo." Stephen Boyd has finally gone to work. Boyd is starring as "the Inspector." first of Mark Robson's Red Lion productions for 20th Century- Fox. I find the Irishman doing a chase sequence along an Amsterdam canal, only a block oc two from the last home of Anne Fr,Tg<. \vTicn he caught his breath, Boyd expressed his joy to be working—and in a suit, not a tunic. His last dale was wailing to play Marc Antony in "Cleopatra," And waiting. And waiting. ' I reported for the picture in May of 1900," he said. "Never was any actor so prepared for a role. I had studied Antony from evcS^ possible angle, reading everything about him I could lay my hands on." For three months, he did nothing but tests. The company tried to film outdoor scenes on the -immense sets that had been built outside Lon don. but the English winter descended. Fog, windstorms, downpours—you name it, they had it. '^/e got one usable scene— onOV" Boyd said. During all this time he saw lit tie of Cleopatra, she being the fabulous invalid, Elizabeth Taylor. Finally the wintry \tinds triumphed; production of "Cleopatra" was suspended. "That was on Dec. 5," Boyc calculated. "The follosving day 1 was in Palm Springs, lying in the smjAnd that was the last I ever heard from 'Cleopatra.' " Boyd remained in California and bought a home in sunny Eni cino. When Producer Robson pro\ posed "The Inspector," a thriller of 194G Europe, Boyd had trench- coat, was willing to travel — to Amsterdam, London and Tan- fiiers. Communists Bring World Troubles By JAMES MARLOW Associated P r es s News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP>—The Communists .act. the West reacts. It's been that way for years. It's that way now. 11 was true under Pros* idents Truman and Eisenhower. It's true today under President Kennedy. It raises a question: When will the West take the initiative to put the Communists on the defensive, give them the miseries? First it was Greece and Turkey, Page Thrt« . J • Mil' then vakia then .... ... . Berlin again then Cuba and' riots j (ure in Latin Amreica and now again it's Berlin. In each case the Communi: called the tune and the West danced, trying to offset them. The West has created no crises for Russia or Red China. It's been the other way around. 1. Right alter the big war Russia stirred up civil war in Greece, helped the Communist rebels there, brought pressure on Turkey to geW concessions and bases in i the straits. ain \ 2 Indochina began to fall apart fcurope was in clanger of cconom- j in 1946, although no one realized i »c wllupsc — the United States tels- it at the time. Indochinese, led cn "J° l 'P^ vlth '^ Marshmi Plan, /est by Communists and sick of sm ^ K ™™ m ^ c u,\ ltc d States. Thn IiVnnnh rnlnninl rillC. OCCan Cl\ 11 , . ' . French colonial rule, began war. It lasted eight years. The French fought a half-hearted war. wouldn't let go. In the encT the United Stales helped the French. Too late. The Communists got half of Indochina. The result of all this: The United 11; * i rioting in Italy, when all Western hook frightening. The nllinnce \V«s • Europe was in danger of econom- signed Api'il -I. HMfl. S, That year, 19-10, was momentous by itself: The Red Chinese took over mainland China, drove Chiang Kai-shek to the island of learning the lesson, has contin- ied the aid ever since, shifting to backward countries as time passed. 4. The west suffered a smashing blow in 1948 when Communists grabbed Czechoslovakia from within and Stalin tried *o Truman reacted with the Tru- the area from the Reds. States set up Southeast Asian al-j pt( , al \ V( , st B(Tlin wit |, a |,i oc |;. liances to try to save the rest of . Ktc , T)u , y n j k<l | states couldn't man plan—aid to Greece and Tur- j key—which not only was success- 3. In 1947—when Bulgaria, Ro- help Czechoslovakia, but it rescued Berlin with an airlift. mania, Poland, Hungary had ove| In Unit same shocking year the Formosa. 100 miles off the mainland, Truman said hands 'off, that Chiang was on his own, wouldn't protect him. But 1950 and the Communists changed his mind. They began the Korean War. The Red Chinese got into it. The United States reacted by going to war in Korea, deciding to protect Chiang and Formosa. It's been doing so ever since. G. Late in 195(1 Premier Khrush- chev picked up where Stalin left off, threatened Berlin anew, really put the heat on in I9f>9, throw into convulsions the West which didn't seem sure it wanied to fight for the city, set a six- month deadline. In the end Eisenhower bailed out the West by inviting Khrushchev here. This calmed Khrushchev. He postponed the deadline, but didn't abandon it. 7. Those yours—1B5B and law- were shockers for the United States elsewhere, closer to home, and gave it an insight into Latin America it badly needed. In 1958 Vice President Richard M. Nixon was stoned and reviled in Latin America. Wilh the dawn of tsijijl Fidel .Castro, whose sympathies with communism (ho United States badly misunder stood, look over Cuba, began his nnti-Amerlcanism. This realization of the depths of discontent and Communist penetration among its southern neighbors finally forced the United States into thinking of giving aid on a big scale, not in driblets. H. As a result of nil the Communist aggressiveness around (he world this country in the'.years since 1949—when it signed its European alliance—has made similar alliances around the world in the hope if might be a dike against the Reds, 9. Now once again KlmishcheV threatens Berlin, reinstates his six-mitith deadline. Now once again the West is in a tizzy, seeming unsure of itself, trying to figure how it should react, what it should do, how far it should go. Phone Firm Seeks Expansion LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Perco Telephone Co. asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission Monday for authority to borrow up to $555,000 to improve and expand facilities in Perry County. Perco said the money would be bq^osvecl from the Rural Electrification Administration at 2 per cent interest. Perco serves customers in Perry, Perryville, Bigelow, Fourche, Adona, Houston and adjacent rural areas. Water Transport Subject to Tax JACKSON, Miss. (AP)—A thrce- LITTLE ROCK AP) — The attorney generals office ruled today that a water transportation company which handles merchandise al the Mississippi River port in Helena is subject to the state's property tax. 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