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Vol 75 No 18
Hollywood (28) California Monday March 31 1952 Ten Cents
‘Singin’ in in in in The Rain’ SmaSh 95g 1ST 4 DayS To Pace B’ Way B B 0 Buddy EBsEn up
For ‘FarmEr’ rolE
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Twentieth Fox is considering Buddy Ebsen for one of the pivotal roles in in in its upcoming Betty Grable starrer “The Farmer Takes a a a a a a a Wife ” Ebsen tests shortly for the part following which final decision will be be made “Farmer” rolls this summer with Frank P Rosenberg producing and Henry Levin directing New York March 30 — A touch of of of of Spring weather is is having the the the effect of of of of tonic on on weekend Broadway first-run box office and the the the the launching of of of of five new bills since last Wednesday is is is also helping to to perk biz Biggest money is is is going to to “Singin’ In The Rain ” with the the the the annual Easter Easter stage show at at the the the Music Hall where a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a boffo $95 000 is is is in in in in in in in in prospect for the the the first four days A line all all day day day day Saturday and most of of today is is spelling bigger biz than last year’s Easter Easter opening there MGM Seeks Cary Grant
Frank Sinatra onstage is is boosting “Meet Danny Wilson ” in in in in which he he he he is is starred to to a a a a a a a a a a a a a good $52 000 000 the the the the first first five days days at at at the the the the Paramount “My Six Convicts” shapes to to to a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a sock $19 000 000 or or better the the the the the first first four days days at at the the the the the Astor To Star In ‘Dream Wife’
Metro’s “Dream Wife” looms decidedly as a a a a a a a a a Cary Grant
starrer Studio is paging actor to to star star in in the Sidney Sheldon production and deal will provide Grant
can work in the the pic along with his other commitments elsewhere It will will be decided this week as will will selection of femme lead and and director Along with handling production reins Sheldon also penned the original screenplay “Flesh And Fury” is lifting the the the the the State out of the the the the the doldrums with a a a a a a a a sturdy $15 000 000 first first first four four days days days “Captive City” doesn’t look over $10 000 000 000 its first first first five days days days at at at at the the the the the the Criterion “Marrying Kind” is holding nicely at at at at about $16 000 000 000 the the the the the the first first first four days days days days of of the the the the the the third session at at at at the the the the the the Victoria Upstate Counties
“Deadline—U S A ” with with Gloria De De Haven heading the the the the stagebill continues near its second week week pace with with an okay $35 000 the the the the the the first three days of the the the the the the third week week at the the the the the the Boxy “With A A A Song In My Heart” opens April 4 as as the the the the the the the the Easter pic there “Sailor Beware” continues big with nearly $16 000 the the the the the first four days of the the the the the ninth week week at the the the the the Mayfair but “Anything Can Happen” is is set to replace this week Clamor for TV
Washington March 30 — Hunger for TV
in in in the the Fresno area has prompted Rep Allan Oakley Hunter of of the the Ninth Congressional District of of California to to urge the the the FCC “to exercise the the the greatest haste possible” in in lifting the the the freeze Hunter has has written FCC chairman Paul Walker that the people of Stanislaus Merced Madera and Fresno counties which he he represents “are very eager to to see the the long television ban lifted In their behalf I I respectfully urge you to to expedite in every way possible these (technical) difficulties so that the the the freeze will be lifted with in in the the the next few days ” Hunter points out there are no TV
stations in in in his district but that the the the Commission proposes six channels in in in the the the area one an an educational station Hopes of lifting the the freeze by by April April 1 1 have been abandoned by by the FCC Newest date is April April 14 HOLLYWOOD INSIDE
S C “African Queen” continues smash at at at nearly $28 000 000 the the the the the the first first five days days of of of the the the the the the sixth stanza at at the the the Capitol Its strength is shown by holding back opening of of “My Son John” until April 9 TUDIO-EXHIBITOR COOPERATION on on publicity and and and exploitation campaigns as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a a box office hypo has been underlined again by the the San San Francisco and and and San San Diego openings of of “The Sniper” and and and “My Six Convicts” respectively Former grabbed a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a fine $16 000 in in in fin in its first week at the the the RKO Orpheum after Columbia sent sent William Whalen former NY Detective Chief to to to to to Frisco as as part of a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 26city tour to to to to to promote the the the film film The Kramer company also sent sent Edna Anhalt film’s associate producer and and writer to to to to to to the the Bay City to to to to to to garner additional space in in addition addition to to to to radio and and television breaks In San Diego p
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a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ’s ’s by Millard Mitchell boosted “Convicts” biz into a a a a a a a a a a a holdover at at the Spreckels Theatre ONTRARY TO USUAL procedure of filming any special special scenes for the the advertising trailer after the the the picture itself has has been completed director Edward Dmytryk has has already shot a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a specially written “scenario” on on the the the set of Stanley Kramer’s current Columbia production “The Dirty Dozen ” ” Trailer written by associate producers Edna and and Edward Anhalt scheduled in in in in advance for lensing during the the the the actual making of pic features Mary Castle and and Bonar Colleano Later scenes from the the the the film will be added to the the the the special trailer material in in the normal manner 















































































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