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“HERE'S A TREAT FOR THE WHOLE
Heigh Ho Everybody TALKs on Youth,
A FIRST NATIONAL VITAPHONE HIT!
ARNE BROS>_< THEATRE
In the snappiest, breeziest, gayest
has ever hit the
screen. The kind of a part you’ve always wanted him to play!
He’s a dashing, daring, lovable rascal!
They’re together again. Doug Jr. and
the screen’s most adorable love team.
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Young Doug And Loretta|Famous San Diego Park
Here In Fourth Picture
“TY Like Your Nerve,” New First National picture now on the screen at the Theatre, is the second in which Douglas Fairbanks Jr. has been starred, the fourth in which Loretta Young has teamed with him. Their previous screen romances were “Fast Life,” “Forward Pass,” and “Loose Ankles.” “I Like Your Nerve,” their present picture is a story of breath-taking speed showing Doug as a wealthy young American involved in political intrigue in a Central American republic. He averts a revolution, saves the finance minister from ruin and incidentally wins the minister’s daughter after a spectacular kidnapping on the eve of her marriage to another.
Roland Pertwee Wrote “I Like Your Nerve” Especially For Doug Fairbanks, Jr.
Roland Pertwee, author of the amous stage triumph “Interference,” travelled all the way from London to Hollywood to write “I Like Your Nerve” for Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
This gay and amusing romance offers Doug, Jr. a chance to qisplay his versatility both as an actor and athlete. It is said that public demand prompted the producers to east this rising star in a role that would permit him to “be himself.” Fan magazines and other publica
Locale For Doug’s Hit
Balboa Park in San Diego, California, one of the world’s most famous formal beauty spots, formed much of the background for “I Like Your Nerve,” new First National picture starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr. with Loretta Young, now playIe Bh thes a8 Se ss, Theatre. Balboa Park, setting for the PanamaCalifornia Exposition of a few years ago, is in a 1200 aere park overlooking San Diego harbor. Many of the snow-white buildings used during the Panama Exposition have been preserved, and these were used for the new Doug Fairbanks’ production, which is the fast-moving story of a wealthy young New Yorker involved in a fomenting revolution in
tions invariably show Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. “off-stage,” with his ear or his dog, playing golf or tennis and in other poses that reflect his natural personality, yet most of his previous screen characterizations have been along heavier lines. “TI Like Your Nerve” is the first lightcomedy he has produced for First
National and Vitaphone Pictures. It isnow= playing: at the=a. ee Theatre.
Loretta Young again plays op
posite Doug, Jr. Prominent in the supporting cast are Claude Allister, Andre Cheron. Henry Kolker and Edmund Breon.
-promising-young actress now forgot:
MARRIAGE AND A CAREER
Still Gets Thrill Seeing Her Name In Electric Lights.
Marriage Her One Big Mistake
By Carlisle Jones
(Special Sunday Feature)
Looking backward from the security and maturity of her eighteen years Loretta Young finds she would not swap places for anything with the sweet girl graduates of her age, just now going out into the world of experience where she has been for four years. “I don’t envy anybody,” she says. “I’m having too good a time.”
Not even the memory of an “impetuous marriage,” now labeled a mistake, ean rob Loretta of the opinion that being a motion picture celebrity is great fun; more fun in fact than being the valedictorian of a high school elass. If there be those who sigh over Loretta’s loss of all the little thrills of young girlhood, they should keep their regrets to themselves; Loretta does not need their sympathy—at least not yet.
Loretta Young is known about Hollywood as the girl who grew up overnight. A long-legged, somewhat awkward, gangling girl became an amazingly attractive young woman, looking much older than she really was, almost between weekends. The stories of her “discovery” are essentially true, but it was no surprise discovery. Loretta, then known as Gretchen, was brought up with the idea of spending her life and her talents on stage or sereen. She had been groomed for the part from the age of five.
The name Loretta is the byproduct of a publicity department’s search for a name for some other
“And no regrets for a ‘lost girlhood’ ?”
“No. Perhaps I don‘t know what I missed. But anyway I haven’t missed it.”
It is probable that three years ago Loretta was not the young sophisticate that she seemed.
“T was scared blue for six months,” she confesses, “before I began to get any real fun out of being in pictures. But now, she closed her Avan 7 in thea hast” dramatic pookal ‘it’s glorious.”
“Why, I can have love made to me by a different man in every picture, and it doesn’t mean a thing—but it is exciting. Any girl would like that.
“And I never get over the thrill of seeing my name in lights. Don’t you think that’s more thrilling than —than graduating or anything like that?”
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“Oh let me see. There are a hundred reasons why I am glad I am who I am and that I am having all the fun I am having. I’ve met and worked with so many fascinating people: Lon Chaney, John Barrymore, Richard Barthelmess, Otis Skinner and now Walter Huston in
“There’s so mueh fun right
ten. It was slapped onto the next newcomer in place of her own and every member of her own family calls her “Loretta” now.
By the simple expedient of moving back to her mother’s comfortable but not ostentatious home in Los Angeles, Loretta announced to the world, some months ago, that her marriage to Grant Withers was an experiment which had failed. It was from this home that she eloped twice with Grant once for an airplane trip which ended in marriage in Yuma, Arizona; once, two days later, also with Grant te their Hollywood apartment therel y putting a quietus on her mothers insistence that the marriage be /‘ anulled.
Sobered a little but not altogether chastened by this experience, Loretta has resumed her old standing in the household, a household tremendously popular with Hollywood’s young set, due to the presence there of two attractive unmarried sisters, Sally Blane and Polly Ann Young. Now Loretta too, has joined their gayety and is seen occasionally
liked love team
with various escorts at her old haunts, the Cocoanut Grove, the Roosevelt Blossom Room. It is all
very much as it was before that marriage, except that she is facing the publicity which inevitably follows the first move she has made for divorce.
Even so, troubles rest lightly on a busy young woman of eighteen. She has an appetite for thrills and she is being well fed. She confessed as much to the interviewer in the living room of her mother’s house, a living room attractive in its simplicity and in the many evidences that it is thoroughly enjoyed.
“T’m having more fun than almost anybody else I know,” Loretta deelared. “TI don’t think I envy anyone, even the girls of my own age who. are graduating from high schools and planning for.college. IT get a thrill a minute doing what I am doing—I think anything else would seem very dull now.”
In the past three years Loretta has earned more money than many people receive in a lifetime. She has saved some of it. She is, after a fashion, a thrifty young lady, with her family’s advice to guide her, and she says that one of the several reasons for her broken marriage was Grant Withers’ inability to learn the value of money. She said as much before on a few occasions and repeated it now.
“Somehow I find no time to worry | Your Nerve,” about -the future, she continued | the
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A First ‘National & Vitaphone Hit
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He has a new ‘‘line’’ for every girl — but only one key to every situation — NERVE
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‘The Ruling Voice,’ and Doug Fairbanks, Jr., in ‘I Like Your Nerve,” and a dozen others. I have money enough of my own to buy what I want and to make sure of future needs. Why should I envy anybody?” asks Loretta.
Loretta’s two sister are a little older than herself and she has a third sister, much younger. Perhaps these older sisters helped Loretta make the jump from childhood to womanhood almost without an intermec— <<
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“Pve Mave" ous a “is take,” she continued. “My marriage. I hope I never make another one as big as that. But I’m home again now and we do have good times. It seems to me I’ve always had good times, even though I have to work hard at the studio part of the time— sometimes it seems like all of the time.”
She punched a big dent in a remarkably soft pillow on the luxurious davenport.
“TI don’t feel like a poor little girl actress who has to work too hard. I’m having fun, I don’t envy any sweet girl graduate or sorority rushee. I don’t.
“At least I don’t think I do,” she concluded, a little wistfully.
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