When Milton Caniff hasn’t filled up the panel with dialogue balloons – which is most of the time – he’s quite a dramatic artist.
May 26, 1942: Edwin Schallert visits New York and writes about a promotional tour for “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” which arrived on the 20th Century Limited with Lt. Col. Jack L. Warner and his wife, plus Alan Ladd — who is promoting “The Gun for Hire” — and his wife, Sue Carol. Guests at the gala for “Yankee Doodle Dandy” are paying $17,500 ($247,023.77 USD 2012) a ticket, Schallert says.
Schallert notes that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has taken many of its masterworks off display because of the war.
Branding your tires with your license plate number is a way to foil thieves!
“The Spoilers” is opening at the Pantages Hollywood and RKO Hillstreet. Interestingly enough, along with the revival of “The Gold Rush,” “Gone With the Wind” is coming back for a limited engagement.