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Waco Tribune-Herald from Waco, Texas • 53

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Baylorite Sings In Weill's Opera Mildred Cook, for several years a favorite musical comedy star on campus, has one of the principal singing roles in the revival of Kurt Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" in New York's Theatre de Lys, according to word which has reached friends in Waco. The work, based on the early English "The Beggar's has long been a favorite in Germany and. for its American presentation, has an English adaptation of book and lyrics by Marc Glitzstein, and has Scott Merrill and Lotte Lenya in leading roles. GRYSTAL 415 Austin Ave Dial 3-9929 Robert Stack WAR PAINT (in color) LEW AYRES NO ESCAPE MELROSE STARTS TODAY OPEN 1:45 JAMES STEWART- JOANNE DRU GILBERT ROLAND- DAN DURYEA. BAY VICTOR MATURE MARI BLANCHARD VEILS OF AGDAD Guild's Piano Auditions Set For May 14-21 The annual auditions conducted by members of the National Guild of Piano Teachers will be held at the Holze Recital Hall May 14-21, with a sizable increase in participants who last year numbered 159 representing 16 teachers.

The number of days has been increased this year to seven, as compared with five last year. The adjudicator will be Charles Haubiel, nationally known composer, pianist, lecturer, conductor and teacher. Miss Lucille Bell is the local chairman. The auditions, conducted in 450 American cities, are open to all students of Guild members. They will receive ratings based on a national scale and advice from the adjudicator.

High school and collegiate and young artists diplomas will be given to those qualified, and some will receive scholarships. Those in all grades in the spring audition may take part in the autumn International Recording Festival and compete for cash prizes ranging from $5 to $750. The auditions were founded 25 years ago by Dr. Irl Allison of Austin, a former Waco educator. Resigns Church Post FRANKLIN, May 1.

SPL Weldon Hammell of Mexia, who has served minister. of the Church of Christ in Franklin for the past three years, has resigned effective June 1. He will continue work as a teacher in Mexia High School. J. B.

Taylor of Booneville. has been called to fill the vacancy. TODAY MONDAY ABBOTT and COSTELLO GO TO MARS and ROY ROGERS HELDORADO Oaklaum DRIVE IN THEATRE M-G-M's BIG SURPRISE MUSICAL! 'GIVE A starring GIRLA MARGE and GOWER DEBBIE REYNOLDS with HELEN WOOD BOB FOSSE KURT KASZNAR RICHARD ANDERSON SECOND FEATURE Sky Full of MOON: CARLETON CARPENTER JAN STERLING KEENAN WYNN BOX OFFICE OPENS 6:40 SHOW STARTS 1:25 ALSO TWO COLOR CARTOONS LATE NEWS 00000000 WACO DRIVE- -IN THEATRE ONE MILE SOUTH OF CIRCLE Opens 6:25 C-A-R-T-0-0-N Dial 4-5181 Robert RED MITCHUM CARTERS Linda DARNELL Starring SECOND JACK CARSON CLOONEY CHANCE GUY MITCHELL. TECHNICOLOR 00005 000000000000000000000000000000000000 7:45 9:40 OPENS 6:40 FEATURES AT BOX OFFICE Westview Show Starts 1:25 DRIVE IN THEATER CLOSES 10:15 NOW! THEY'RE IN LUCILLE DESI THE MOVIES! Big-as-life BALL ARNAZ and twice-asnatural in M-G-M's hilarious comedy of a the real, life-size Motion Picture and in COLOR THE LONG, LONG TRAILER. (30 MARJORIE MAIN KEENAN WYNN AN PICTURE PLUS COLOR CARTOON LATE NEWS 0000000000000 FARMS RANCHES CIT PROPERTY CURBSTONE STORY conference prior to the filming by Nationwide Sheehy.

Shots are traded, at the right, by Greene, as Cart. Tom Pictures of a re-enactment of the Brann-Davis duel in 1898 is held Davis, and Conger, as Brann, publisher of the Iconoclast. Voorby (stooping) Hal Perkins, assistant director; Charles Carver, hees, in the doorway at the site of the shooting in the 100 block author of a Brann biography; H. K. Carrington, Nationwide direc- of South Fourth Street, is Bill Ward, Brann's bodyguard and mantor; Roger Conger, Waco historian; John Greene, then president ager, who was wounded in the fray.

The scene is from NationWaco Civic Theatre, and Jack Voorhees, theatre member. wide's "Bullets and Bibles," film story of Waco to be seen at Standing are actresses Norma Rhodes and her sister Joanne the Orpheum Theatre Friday. (Windy Drum Photo). 8 HEDDY LAMARR is co-starred with Charles Boyer in "Algiers," BOB FOSSE. left.

talks Gower Champion into auditioning Debbie Reynolds in this scene from "Give a Girl a Break," now showing at the Oaklawn. OES Session Is Held FRANKLIN, May 1-SPL-Mrs. Pearl Williams of Milano, district deputy of Section 6 of the Eastern Star, was the instructor for a special meeting at Franklin chapter this week. Guests from Calvert, Bryan and Hearne attended. -NOWBEST LOVED! MOST HONORED! SAMUEL GOLDWYN'S THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES starring MYRNA LOT FREDRIC MARCH DANA ANDREWS TERESA WRIGHT STARTS TODAY THE MOST PASSIONATE ADVENTURE OF THEM ALL! CHARLES HEDY BOYER LAMARR LGIERS with SIGRID GURIE TEXAS RED GARTERS Sunday, May 2, 1954 Waco Waco Picture Will Be Shown At Orpheum "Bullets and Bibles." the 12-minute Nationwide Pictures film of Waco which H.

K. Carrington of Nationwide made here a little over a year ago, will be shown at the Orpheum Theatre with the feature picture, "It Should Happen To You," beginning Friday. The picture takes its title from two qualities long associated with Waco history, its early reputation as a town where gunfights were accepted as the usual thing and, in contrast, its standing as a religious and educational center. Two two features are brought out in a recreation of the William C. Brann-Tom Davis pistol duel of many years members of the Waco Civic Theatre actual site of the battle and i in pictures of Waco churches and Baylor University.

Those two aspects are only a part of the picture. Included also are illustrations of the city's dustrial growth, past and present, with scenes from such industries as the Wm. Cameron mill, the Owens-Illinois Glass Plant and General Tire and Rubber scenes of early and current agricultural practices, and of Waco ante-bellum and modern homes and its recreational facilities. "Bullets and Bibles" is one of a series of films which Nationwide Tribune Waco, Texas -Sec. -Page 17 is filming all over the country for exhibition in theatres and on television.

Stack and Taylor Seen in Western Robert Stack and Joan Taylor are starred in "War Paint." the story of a cavalry troop in the 'old West, now showing at the Crystal Theatre. Miss Taylor plays the part of an Indian girl who, with her brother, believes the white men's treaties are but scraps of paper. Stack costars as the lieutenant in charge of a cavalry detachment. PRESENTS WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S JULIUS CAESAR STARRING MARLON BRANDO JAMES JOHN GIELGUD LOUIS CALMER EDMOND O'BRIEN AND GREER GARSON DEBORAN KERR SHELD OVER! OPEN 12:451 1:00 CONTINUOUS 3:05 5:15 1:25 FEATURES 9:30 PRICES, INCL. TAX Matinee Mon.

thru Sat. Nights and All Day Sunday ..1.00 Children Any Time 25th STREET IN INTERSTATE THEATRE SHOWING "BILLY BOY" NOW WA Special Cartoon AN INTERSTATE THEATRE News Greatest William HOLDEN June ALLYSON; All -Star. Barbara STANWYCK Top-Star EXECUTIVE Fredric MARCH: Picture SUITE Walter PIDGEON In Shelley WINTERS Paul DOUGLAS Years! Louis LUCILLE BALL and Desi Arnaz study a road map in this scene from "'The Long. Long Trailer," now showing at the Joy and Westview Drive-Ins. VITTORIO GASMAN plays for Elizabeth Taylor in this scene from MGM's "Rhapsody," which starts Tuesday at the 25th Street Theatre.

GUY MITCHELL gets told off by Rosemary Clooney in this scene from Paramount's "Red now showing at the Waco Drive-In Theatre with "Second Chance." Current, Coming Events -RUN PICTURES EXECUTIVE SUITE (William Holden. June Allyson, Fredric March) at the Waco. FRENCH LINE (Jane Russell, Gilbert Roland) at the Orpheum. JULIUS CAESAR A (Marion Brando, James Mason) at the 25th Street. RHAPSODY (Elizabeth Taylor.

Vittorio Gassman) at Street Tuesday. PRINCE VALIANT (Robert Wagner, Janet at the Waco Wednesday. IT SHOULD HAPPEN TO YOU (Judy Holliday. Peter Lawford) at the Or. pheum Friday.

DOWNTOWN AND SUBURBAN CORONET: 'The Sinners' (Suzanne CRYSTAL: "War Paint" (Robert Stack) and 'No MELROSE: "Thunder Bay" (James StewJoanne Dru) and "Veils of Bagdad" (Victor Mature, Mari Blanchard). Wednesday, "Great REX: "Border River" (Joel McCrea and Yvonne DeCarlo) and "White Fire' (Scott Brady). Friday. "Riot in Cell Block 11" (Leo Gordon) And "Texas Badman" (Wayne Morris. Elaine Riley) STRAND: "Algiers" (Hedy Lamarr and Charles Boyer).

TEXAS: "Red Garters" (Rosemary Clooney, Jack Carson), DRIVE-IN THEATRES JOY: "The Long. Long (Lucille Ball. Desi Arnaz) and "Battle Circus" (Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson), OAKLAWN: "Give a Girl a Break" (Deb hie Reynolds. Marge and Gower pion) and "Sky Full of Moon" (Jan Sterling. Tuesday, "Appointment With Danger" (Alan Ladd.

Jack Webb) and City" (Carleton Heston). SKY: "Rain" and "Daniel and Devil." Tuesday, "Pride of St. Louis" then "Peking Express." Thursday, "Jamaica Run" and "Fancy Saturday, "Split Second" "Call of the WACO: "Red Garters" (Rosemary Clooney, Jack Carson) and "Second Chance" (Robert Mitchum. Linda Darnell). Tuesday, "Pickup on South Street" (Richard Widmark.

Jean Peters) and 'The WESTVIEW: "The Long. Long Trailer" (Lucille Ball. Dest Arnaz). Wednesday, "Give A Girl Break' (Debbie Reynolds, Gower Champion). STAGE AND CONCERT BLITHE SPIRIT.

Waco Civic Theatre. Friday and Saturday. THE LONG GALLERY. Baylor Theatre. LINO BARTOLI.

violinist. and WILLIAM McKAMIE. pianist (Baylor Artist. Series), Union Building. Thursday.

MISALLIANCE. Baylor Theatre. beginning Friday. BAYLOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, third concert. WHEATLEY DANCE REVUE, Waco Hall.

May 18. Water Charge Is Set SAN SABA, May 1-SPL--An income of some $200 per month will be added to the city coffers it is planned, with the charge on water which is hauled from the DRIVE- IN THEATRE YOU'LL LOVE 'LUCY' America's Favorite Funnymooners On The Big, Big Screen -In Color! Lucille BALL Desi ARNAZ MGM's The LONG, LONG TRAILER Color with Marjorie MAIN Keenan WYNN Television's favorite couple, the "I Love Lucy" stars now big-as-life on the BIG. BIG motion picture sere laugh riot of honeymoon in house-en-wheels in coler. too! The fascinating body of a dancer, the alluring lips of a French governess. the enchanting beauty of a street wait set three men's hearts afire! THAT Picture! THAT Dance! HOWARD HUGHES presents JANE RUSSELL THE FRENCH LINE celer TECHNICOLOR An EDMUND GRAINGER KO Production RADIO GIANT CHIP N' DALE CARTOON FEATURE TIMES OWNED WIDE SCREEN UM 9:25 80 PER CAR Regardless SKY Number of THEATRE DRIVE-IN Occupants CAR PER OLD DALLAS TELEPHONE HIGHWAY 3-1251 SADIE This film is un THOMPSON cut in the "Raw" and defi Sweetheart Everyone Fr 1c Chine nitely not for children.

No JOAN children's tickets CRAWFORD will be sold. A But Lusty SADIE The Management WALTER HUSTON Love and 2ND FEATURE Duty Walter Edward in Huston Arnold "RAIN" "THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER" city hydrants, according to City Secretary B. J. Pridgeon. ADULTS ONLY Coronet Please! Daors Open 6:30 Duvivier's Masterpiece! Of Strange Love SINNERS "Brilliance And Power!" Times Emotional Secrets Women Only Whisper About RIVER Technicolor JOEL ME.CREA YVONNE DE CARLO SECOND FEATURE SCOTT BRADY MARY CASTLE FIRE 0000000000000 000000000000000 NOW -CO- FEATUREForbidden Dangerous Jealous LOVE! THE STORY OF THREE LOVES TECHNICOLOR Kirk James Douglas Mason GIANT-WIDE SCREEN STARTS BALL: DESI ARNAZ of A Honey a Honeymoon Wheels! America's Favorite Love Funsters! ond-Laugh THE LONG LONG TRAILER Photographed in ANSCO COLOR with Marjorie CORNEA MAIN WYNN SE MUm PREY "BATTLE CIRCUS".

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