The Film Daily (1947)

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Friday, July 11, 1947 CfKl DilLY II k" UATo Release 13 "A PixinNextSixMos. (Continued from Page 1) distz'ibuted during October as a roadshow. Th€ line-up is part of the compa? -! ' \36 pictures scheduled for the ' 19*^' o season. Three pictures each will t)e released during the months of August, September and October, with two pictures each set for release in November and December. : They are: July— "The Other Love," (Enterprise). August — "Carnegie Hall," (Federal Films); "Body and Soul," (Enterprise); "The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival," (Hal Roach). September— "Lured," (Hunt Stromberg); "Heaven Only Knows," (Seymour Nebenzal); "Christmas Eve," (Benedict Bogeaus). October — "Mad Wednesday," (Hughes); "Monsieur Verdoux," (Charles Chaplin). November — "A Miracle Can Happen," (Bene ; diet Bogeaus); "Sleep My Love," (Triangle). December releases include "At ' lantis," (Seymour Nebenzal), and "Intrigue," (Sam Bischoff). Aside from the features UA will ' release three Hopalong Cassidys and an undesignated number of Walter ■ Lantz color cartoons and David L. I Loew Musicolor shorts. ; Unger Names 10 UA '47 "Golden Circle" Salesmen (Continued from Page 1) ■ ance for the season, are: Harold C. ' Rose, Washington; Forest F. Nine, Dallas; Edward J. Stoller, Minneap• olic; Carl F. Reese, Omaha; Sidney Cooper, Detroit; Leonard Mintz, Philadelphia; Sam Rifkin, New York; William C. Hames, Atlanta; Al Iscove, Toronto, and W. W. McKendrick. Salt Lake City. The Golden Circle, inaugurated by Unger last year, is designed to create a pool of future executives from within UA's ranks. Scophony Extension Granted Paramount and Television Productions were granted an extension until July 21 to file answers to the cross claims of Arthur Levey and Scophony. 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Champion and Blake Edwards have been signed to a writing-producing deal at Monogram which will release their first, "Panhandle.". . . -^ With Gene Autry's second Columbia pix on his 1947-48 schedule, "The Strawberry Roan," almost completed, "In A little Spanish Town," third in the series of eight musicals, will start in August. if Monogram producer, Lindsley Parsons, will take his troupe to Arizona for shooting late this month on "Rocky," the Roddy McDowall starrer. . . . it: John Hubbard has been signed by PRC to co-star with Elyse Knox in "Linda Be Good.". . . -^ M-G-M has cast Dorothy Patrick as Robert Taylor's wife in "The High Wall." Herbert Marshall and Audrey Totter are in the cast. ... -^ Janet Blair will star opposite Louis Hayward in "The Black Arrow," Columbia's filmiration of the Robert Louis Stevenson adventure classic. . . . -jic Location treks from Warners' studios during the first six months of the year reached a post-war record with 140 days being spent on location and 42,750 miles traveled by various companies from the Burbank lot during the year's first half. ... "A' Sir Cedric Hardwicke has been signed to play the rola of "Dr. Libbard" in "Mortal Coils," a U-l film starring Charles Boyer. . . . -^ Monte Shaff has signed Alden Nash to write the screenplay of "Man-Eaters of Kumaon," which he is producing in association with Frank P. Rosenberg for U-l release. Rank Sees Spiritual Qualities Essential West Coast Bureau of THE FILM DAILY Hollywood — J. Arthur Rank, in his Hollywood valedictory, disclosed that he intends to produce some pictures "which will not be box office" and, he hastily added, "I hope some pictures will be ahead of demands of box oflfice." Rank, who spoke at a luncheon tendered him by the Academy's board of govei'nors, said that he stands for entertainment in pictures but felt that pictures in order to be successful must have not only physical appeal, but mental and spiritual qualities as well. "We have a long way to go, but the successful contribution of the physical, mental and spiritual in pictures is our goal," Rank declared. Technicolor For 65% of M-G-M's 1947-48 Shorts (Continued from Page 1) new subjects, augmented by six Gold Medal reprint cartoons. Schedule lists 10 Pete Smith Specialties, 16 cartoons, six FitzPatrick Traveltalks, six John Nesbitt Passing Parades, four 2-reel M-G-M Specials, and the six cartoon re-issues. f.V#V#*#»#*V*V»V»V» ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦>♦>♦•♦#♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•♦^ AA-Mono. Execs. Head For Okla. City Parley A delegation of executives headed by Edward Morey, vice-president and executive assistant to Steve Broidy, president of Allied Artists and Monogram, will leave here Sunday night, by train, for the annual national convention of both companies, to be held in Oklahoma City, July 17-18-19, at the Skirvin Towers Hotel. Included will be M. R. Goldstein, general sales manager; L. J. Schlaifer, director of sales; Arthur Greenblatt. Eastern sales manager; Nat Furst, North Eastern district manager, and Si Borus, contract manager. West Coast Bureau of THE FILM DAIL7: Hollywood — Steve Broidy, Allied Artists and Monogram president, heads a contingent leaving over the week-end for Oklahoma City for the world premiere of "Black Gold" at the Midwest Theater next Wednesday, and the joint convention of the two companies to be held at Skirvin Towers Hotel, July 17-19. Others to attend include George D. Burrows, executive vice-president and treasurer; Harold Mirisch, vicepresident; Scott R. Dunlap, assistant to Broidy; Jeffrey Bernerd, producer of "Black Gold"; Howard Stubbins and Mel Hulling, Pacific Coast franchise holders, and Anthony Quinn and Katherine DeMille. 64 August Releases for Chi. Chicago — Area releases for August will total 64 features, including 32 new subjects and 32 re-issues, according to the Allied Theaters release list.