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From Best-Seller To Motion Pictures [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
From Best-Seller To : . otion Pictures .There is a delusion going around that'the quickest .and easiest way to make a successful motion picture:.is ,to .make a cinematic adaptation of a successful .book or play^:'.Bt B 'i: it is a delusion-nothing more or less.. ' .. .:' ,'.(: David 0. Selznicl etTer tlih'iiany on'e else, :knows 'just w'ha t "a head :ache!the filming.ofea :successfull bok brings, :forl'It'is;.lie wh?lihas ilost r}e- 1 ,cently' produced fe twoibiest sellers of, recent '-years' "Gone With the, Wind " and 'Rebecca'd.; Of tlitwo t "fRebecca" hhs.,probably requiredithel more in?genuity to,.prodice :for \with tout the overpoweilng action fofLthe Mitchell story, 'and 'witlit. 'a)?trong >psychological .Ith udertone : thatlliost_ defies 'film :treatment; jthe e:Dailhne`I du Mauilrier ,'novel% pioi'de?dil :onle of the mostL difficult,; problemsneveru faced by a iotion picture ?no:ddtiucer - &lt; .DIFIOUnT:'.'.TAS , Right aparmt from ,the imajolr pro) blem of castin...
SEEN BEHIND THE SCREENS Mae West Is A Good Bad Girl 'A Little Warm For Wax' [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
SEEN B EHI ND THE SCREENS GLAMIOUR PERSONIFIED! MAE WEST, Hollywood's No. 1 Yoomph Girl, plays another of her sensational roles in Universal's "My Little Chickadee," soon to be released. e Good Bad Girl, A, Little Warm For Wax' She knows a good way to be bad. Mae West appears to flout almost every, convention'rof stage' and screen, and the folks in the audience, most of them home-bodies, just laugh and ask for. :more. The curvelined star states that there is.atscience to being naughty in-sucha way that audiences will approve. She. gave an analysis of her tech niQeo during.prodlction of her new Universal comedy, '"My Little Chicka dleo," inl which W. C. Yields co'stars, and which is considered her funniest fillm to date. "I am always a good had .girl, never out and out bad," explained Mae. "If .you will watch what I say and do," you will notice that .1 almt;i plenty mean at times, but it is al ways to the people'that the audlieincn wants to be treated that way, so they give ime a han...
Guarding Nation's Health How Science Helps DRUG INDUSTRY [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
Guarding Nation's Health How Science Helps DRUG INDUSTRY (By E. C. Sommerlad, C.B.E., M.L.C.) It is a far cry from the old apothecary's shop, with its mortar and pestle and all the mysterious devides''for the preparation of herbal re'imedies, to 'the m"iodern factqry vlhere healing driugs are n mailde,'. anl specifics of .'proved potelncyarc eproduced and packed b' the million at a time . After :ill, 'it tikes something tlo keeil .ai natioin in'health, aid .science, In its "ceaseless tfight against disease in onoe foin or anothor, needs the co operation' of the 'manufllicturli pre tiared to aias she requices. It isiani eixactlig blusiness, ad o11 in Is iiiessu:etas hiOe sees what is being iloneby such firms as Parke, Diavis. aiid Co. Thleircontribution to the. pliysicial wi-li-bdinlg of ihe: people is beyond assessm ent. The holiole'irug-inlinufiacturing busi ness1 is coniiplrativoly new to Aus tralia.. At the Ieginning of the last war there were only 2000 peolle en gaged 'in it In ...
SLEEPING AT WHEEL [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
siLEEI NG AT WIIAEl, Moltori'itsli ho col.inite to drive, .although iwiware they are aptL to fall .usleep, at the wheel, can be. fouind 'guilty .ot ..gross negligence, according 10to recent.ruling of the full bench of .Massachiusetts Supremle Jludicial Court. The court sai, "Without .idlertakilng to lly down a rule that 'fPlling :asleep is always evidence oe Igross negligence, aIt least it. mlly be ?said that thle danger of drivinvg while .heavy- withdi ro.ivniness is so extreme and iso .self-evident that one whol), v?ith ,lknowledge thatl.he Is in that coiilitioni ,pel'sists in, driving wilh Oill maniilng tihe necesla'y effortl to arouse liimself, can le girosly iegli :elit.
READY FOR AIR ATTACK Melbourne's Searchlights [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
READY FOR AIR ATTACK Melbourne's Searchlights Illhind tile searchlighlt banls that iightly s'cecp fIle :ll Iiour'ne sky lies the.'story.of lnep of Victoria's miost vc'tl.,nl denlce?, links. At tile outbreak. of :war, "; hliwe -i. was feared that Australia might hlwvo to face -a sutlde allattack, n went into camp at .liaribyrniong.( to maint searchlights and anti-aircraft gun, :n the defence of lMelbourne?: Although. the .peirsonnel of the ramp is mainly drawn :froon thoe Militia, .a:nimbei: of officers' and '?on-commlissiomned officers: afrom the perinianent forces were-appointed as' ulstructors, and will probably remain: tt 'Maribyrnong for the:: durationi of the war. Two units are now inn camn? for thefi three m oriths training:0 larg?? nuliiber .ofl iational se?lvice -trainle' tre "included in the iunits, ai'd 'att: io end of the trainling poeriod will i.turn:. to civilian..ulifei ffully instructed -in Rnti-aircraft work.:. The first antiaircraft: .units were: formed in Victoria....
Hollywood Fame Came [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
Hollywood Fame Came A girl of 315 has just been paid ' -£300 :by. Columbia Pictures for her '15,000-:word romllantic dranma, "Joan :of the Ark." Joanne fBenedict, a cattle, breeder's d:aughteir, and student of 'a High iSchool in Central California, received ,the :inspiration for her story from the tales of Ohio River..flood refugees, which were handed down to her by Sher grandmother. -:.1The youthful scenarist says thatl .her father was very disappointed be ;ic.use ishe-,wasn't a. boy to hellp him '.milk cows, so- she wrote the story to -prosve to ]imrgirls really were good .:for: sonmething. i ceirthiily is lersistlsenoe. She ?started t)y -writing jingles to Frinlk Capira' tt Columbia Studios. The :dlirector encouraged her early effort: . srit:'he fially sentt her story to hit0. I':He saw Its. picture potentialities and r?ecommenided its, purchase. "Joan of .the Ark" has been placed ont, the':studios'. 1940-11. iproductioni list.
BRAIDWOOD STOCK SALE [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
i rIIAII)V 01)- ?O(K 8A11 In tio i-lay's isa'e Will he0 fo tiid al iilv?ertisemnlt gilvinl details o':f .th spedial vale of, (00 :attle an1d"1000 lheel0i;e to. hlie :held'at' it:BridwoodiJon Sait.uidny, lay 11 at .1 p.ni. "Tle 'sllilng lentt, Schutie Bell "Bladgery Lumnby IAld., 'advised that all :stock to he tiibmittedt are locally. owned "and locally :bred, and ai;ea ,.most attra tive lot;
22 MILLION DOLLARS What It Means For Warner Bros. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
22 MILLIONJ DOLLARS What It Means . For W arner Bros. J?aclt Vrnllr, production' head of Warner' Brlos.' Hollyl'ood studios, ,.- as j.ust g ns -t 'tat he.has ap-a' ~ pre:nrpriateit no tlessftoan- , 2 itii ion ;`;;dollars ,o be s-pent on miakinig1 1 ?iiratu hfil m?in the next 'five mcon ths.. .:MdereaY?' the:: tilesb of the psitures' ,tnii'?the players"a signed to them: " : ea T,.So IIawi " starring Errol : lynn, ,with .Alan'. -Iale, .flora Roh :I;ison acid lUnae-:O'Conoro; "Ali 'l'hi nid Heaiven; Top!'- adilapted fromn the '?iworld-fainmous novel and which will btlir Bette avis's with Charles IBoyer; a:'IlesC'aC.igb?ey"L in "City For Coll q:.uest;" "'The Constant Nymph," . starring ; erle Obelon; "'Torrid .one, ;'co-tairring Ceorge Ranl'l and Ann Sl'eoildan; "''Beetlioven," fol l::wiom itaul Moniul is. mentioned to i;-portray:, 'the Ihiustriouts composer; '!The Se?a Wolf?" starring Edward C. ;obinson.i Otheirs .whi h: will eat in6to that :22 :million dollhis are: "An Angel From Texa...
Cattle Die Braidwood Has A Mystery [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
Cattle Die Braidwood -Has A Mystery : conlc n. . Iii I ADWvOOD: The , ', - , olIIliabllC dijitli' of, a ,n I l )illb'r.0 citn!u 'i?g i il I )3 -uir ilopel .' 'isi. All the:cattle were.in good coldi-. tionie Stiraiigel'y 'enough,ithtyl, wei'a all foun? iiear thi'e litts of: trees, ai.d the' questiois" niituililly 'irose whlethlei 'lossum huiiters had been resiipoisible for their il?ths ': :.The. usutal - inethod of ' poisoning 'PosSifs is, I it 'is' Understood; 'by usingila cyanide raisiil which is Dpin ned on a tree or stuck ii a niche' in the. litrk. Whether "a beast would' be' abidlto geit at this, b:rif it did; would theie be sufficienli poison i'ii it. to kill the anima l, is not known. The '.niatteri':isrthtd 'to have'lideil ,pli ~odll inl the hands of the police.'.
ARREST OF CLERK Theft Charge Preferred [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
.ARREST OF CLERK Theft Charge Preferredi IIspel'cor Swtileeney and Dt )ci(c iv'e; It. loMll visited lprl'emllises iln (loulhlurn at (i oi'clock last - uightl and arrested it yolunig 11iilna well knowir- in spoirlililg lll in other, circles-f1l ithis city. i. '.. At the doiiuliuborn' Police Court'this morning Fra'nk Albcrt John Hunlter. 27, was chargedi with"'hliavink , at; Gotlburn on April 18; last, stolen £100, the prolerty o.f ;J. Turner anid Sons, Pty. Ltd., with which flirm he was then emplliloyed 'as a clerk. No plea was'. taken 'and Huntdr dli not oppose the police appllca tion for a remanld until May 20. In seeking'-, tlie. r!-.l;emi'nd, Inspector Sweeney said thatlother cllarges were pendling, and it wouldl be liecessary to have an audit made of the books: of the firmn concerned. Replying t6 a (ilestionS. by the Bench as to whether he knIoew the sunl involved, Inspector Sweenev, who as1ked that ball should be substan tial, saidl that it iwas "an appreclable. amount." .AIL F...
AIR HOSTESSES [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
AIR HOSTESSES The growth of air transportation InAnerica isex.Dasdllng the ranks of: nir line hostesses so rapidly that. ninly of the, major lines. are having trouble finding enough clualified re cruits. Companies that. used to re Bard stewardesses as unnecessary' window dressing' are. setting 'ip schools to -train their own. Observers p~erict that in a few years there will be several thousand girls employed on Amherlcan routes,. instead of the present 455.
Tallong P.A. Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
Tallong P.A. Meeting 1'AI.LONG: The mo. nothly e i-cing of. the PJroglress Associea iions ,ItS hel} inI ithe MJetoriial :Little I l'Bsiless could be: donl, as, :::ijd' officia.l reply lutd behil -received (ofrm, the ''Will gicirribde.' Sh I re'' Coun ciiil i eply to. irevious a]piietals for .localimplrovements.' " ;,Attolitionl Was directed to. the pub .;ii;](ils : 0eiport. of lthe last meeting ,of the associationl,:tand criticisill was :leveled lat. the action of theo Editor. il ,:idding: a-: footnote dieriding' the asn?sorallon lfor .asking that .ordinary. cul'tLesy be .:extthded to the rate-. patclers by way; of an ackno.wlcidgment 1to'their comlnnulicatills. Ill,) 'COSS JiALIl 'The balli iiomoted to aid the ftuds of the Rtedl Cross Society was hbeld In'i the Mbemorial M Hall. and- was Voted( a dcfinite suiccess, both' finaRicially and from thioe attendance ipint ofdvie\; Visitors were lpresent from: Goul burn, Marulan, VWingello,' Penidsoe 'and 'Moss 'Vale. The music, which was ...
STATE AND CHURCH "Outworn Ideas," Says Bishop [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
STATE AND CHURCH "'Outworn Ideas," Says Bishop BAITHIURST: "Our present .lenderrhip in both State and SChurchl leaves nuch to be desired. We are cramped by bid and out worn ideas," the Right Rev. E. H. lBurgmamln; Bishop of' Goulburn, -when speakinig at the Festal Even song .at All Saints' Cathedral. "If we remember. for one.moment 'hie way we halive beeil iwsting large numbers o ooui, yoth l'in recent years we' Ahill reilise tlihat 'thiis young country ,)as long been builkrupt of !reatl statesmanshllIl" he added. Australia n.ow .Ws one of the most ldesirable counitries in the world, .but Aistrimlia. hi:d ?tni er yielded "up tlher wiealthoh so esy teiins to many of her sons.. For 'imost; 'the eurly stages. at any .rate lihve been if n attei of swseat aiid teals. We'could -tanie Aua tialliit to ,huini uses, we could nmake hWei' nstili'al? resoiurdes available for humnan selfare, witlhout repliating thel rough and "exsctinig expleriences of ottr. en?rly piioneers. We, no doubt, had pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
CHECT 5E ATES Note howc?c e ofarg our repay. nimeets /O t lea no regrets: You ep y weekly Yen repay weekly rrecevi instalments receive ins almenta £10 .. 5/- £20 .. 7/6 £1 .. 5/ £2 .. / 6 Borrow on [urmt piano ing inc, THE N SOUT S Deposit an Investment Company Limited SUBSCRIBED CAPITAL £400,000 E.S. & A. Bank Clhamberl Cnr. lontague anmd Auburn Streets Telephonep Goulburn 485 GUNNING 8 Pages of News, Sport, Fashion and Fiction in the GOULBURN EVENING POST Qn sale each afternoon at COMINO .& CO. Newsagents. Once a "Grouch"-lbut. now A sood Fellow Thanks to lntclnal Cleanliness Your whole outlook on life is ha.ppy when you feel your normal. dd- tnp self?-free of. kiln : ills as constipation ma psets. ake mber lis Tablets regularly F aintain tein'hy activj,? / f liver t? bowels. effective. A Chamnberlain', to-night iwill put t ht t t Cl...ist s t t and Stores Small Sire /6 For Stomach & Liver /.s THE GIFT THAT'S ALWAYS RIGHT ,71IEIN you lhuly a iWatclh don't t...
BREADALBANE [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
BREADALBANE 'Ihe winner of t he competition for a. fat sheep given by Mr. Ron V. Merriman, of \VWilwa, towards the Church of IEngland, funds, was Mrs. E. J. D)arcy, of Goulllurnl. A. Mission preached by Rev. Fatlher P1. Kelly, of the Passionist Order, kept. the Breadalbane Catholic Church well-filled morning and evenlig for' four days. Rev. Father Carson, P.P., I of Gunning. expressed his Dleastre at the success of the Missio.
HOSPITAL BALL [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 8 May 1940
HOSPI'I1AL B1ALL Elaborate plans have been made by the citizens' committee engaged in organising the Hospital Ball, which will -mark the centenary of that institution. § Every effort is be ing made to. ensure that the evelit will bear the stamp of excellence. Niumero.ius novelties, entertainments and surprises, besides a delightful si-dlown supper, are to be made avail able on this occasion; and the pros pects point to a memorable evening. No detail has been overlooked in this. enlldei?vouir to start the ball season in a grandI and lirlight malner. The ball is to be held in the Broadway\Theatre oil Monday night next.