1944 in Print — Louella O. Parsons on ‘The Purple Heart,’ March 5, 1944


March 5, 1944


Louella Parsons take a look at Darryl Zanuck’s personal interest in making “The Purple Heart”:

Those who are close to Darryl know that he spent many a sleepless night worrying because he had gambled $1 million of the company’s money on this picture. He, himself, under the name of Melville Crossman, had written the original story and it was his baby. So you can imagine his reaction when he learned that not only could he release the picture at once but that he had one of the biggest movie scoops in the history of pictures.

From the Milwaukee Sentinel.

March 5, 1944, Louella Parsons

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