1944 in Print — Hollywood News and Gossip by Louella Parsons, Sept. 26, 1944

Sept. 26, 1944, comics
Sept. 26, 1944

Walter Winchell says: Many of the staffers at Time-Life are said to be “tired of anonymity” and are taking sides… The big musical hit in town, “Song of Norway,” advertises Milton Lazarus as adapting the book … When it was readying on the coast, he had his name omitted from the ads! … A film producer will be charged with “swindling the government” out of almost a million dollars via tax loopholes.

Louella Parsons says: “Since You Went Away” is dragging them in at the box office in droves and there’s no doubt but the lineup of stars — Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple, Robert Walker, Joe Cotten — is big bait. Now David Selznick has a similar bee in his bonnet about casting “So Little Time,” the J.P. Marquand hit which gets rolling in December with Joseph Cotten as the hero, Jeffrey Wilson. The book has a half-dozen characters almost as important.

Danton Walker says: So great is Hollywood’s fear, now, of emphasizing the war angle of war pictures that not a single shot is fired in “Abroad With Two Yanks.” It is advertised as “strictly a comedy” … Hollywood hears that if the district attorney doesn’t get a conviction in the Dorsey-Hall case, he’s out, as it will be his third fizzle. The other two busts were the Errol Flynn and Chaplin fiascoes.

LIBRA: A real manifest of your fortitude will overcome day’s less friendly rays. Any soundly forceful effort will certainly repay in long run. Romance sponsored.

From the Philadelphia Inquirer via Fultonhistory.com

Sept. 26, 1944, Horoscope

Sept. 26, 1944, Walter Winchell

Sept. 26, 1944, Louella Parsons

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