1944 in Print — Hollywood News and Gossip by Louella Parsons, July 25, 1944

July 25, 1944, comics

July 25, 1944

George Raft has always hankered after romantic parts. Time after time he has turned down “heavy” roles that have brought fame to other actors. But George has always argued that fans like romance and adventure, so it’s interesting that RKO has bought “Mr. Angel Comes Aboard,” the Charles Gordon Booth book. It gets the new title of “Johnny Angel” and George plays a modern swashbuckler and adventurer. He goes to RKO as soon as he finishes “Nob Hill” at 20th. Speaking of George – he’s about 20 pounds thinner and  looks much better.

Loretta Young and Col. Tom Lewis have not bought “Bugsey” Siegel’s mansion. Too expensive, they decided, and the baby, due in a month, will have its first nursery in the house where they now live.

LEO: Power of thought, predicated with determined action, should render effectual assistance in solving tasks successfully. Don’t abuse or dissipate health.

From the Philadelphia Inquirer via Fultonhistory.com.

July 25, 1944, Louella Parsons

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2 Responses to 1944 in Print — Hollywood News and Gossip by Louella Parsons, July 25, 1944

  1. Wayne Selover says:

    The “George Dolez” mentioned in Louella’s column was actually George Dolenz, father of Monkee and Circus Boy Micky Dolenz.


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