Sept. 30, 1944
Danton Walker says: Government officials want 20th Century-Fox to release “Winged Victory” on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor day, as a boost to the country’s morale. Lucille Ball, since her separation from Desi Arnaz, has gone to live in the Hollywood home of Jody and Renee (DeMarco) Hutchinson. At one time, Renee was reported engaged to marry Desi.
Louella Parsons says: Can you picture the beautiful Heddy Lamarr doing housework in blue jeans? Well, that’s exactly what she tells me she intends to do. She and John Loder are going to Big Bear, high up in the mountains, on Oct. 15 and have two weeks sans servants, sans telephone, sans company. John, she says, will do the cooking. She is doing “Experiment Perilous” at RKO “And,” she said, “I have never been so happy on any picture in my whole life.” She scoffed when I asked her about forming a company. She said there never was a word of truth in it. “Why should I take all the responsibility of making pictures?” Why should she, indeed.
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