Inside Hollywood, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-06


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i""This INSIDE HOLLYWOOD By Herb Stein HOLLYWOOD, May 5.— As you probably know," theres no beer peddling allowed in the Lbs Angeles Coliseum, and no boozing "l""iHl"1 permitted. Well, Well, at at a a "l""iHl"1 permitted. Well, Well, at at a a night game earlier last week when the Dodgers were being trampled by Pittsburgh, a visitor was stunned to see all the gulping going on in the stands — flasks, small bottles, spiked drinks. He turned to his L. A. host as he viewed the 105,000-seat stadium and cracked: "This Is Is the the bisnrest biggest i""This "This Is Is the the bisnrest biggest saloon Ive ever seen in my life!" . . . Lotta the Dodger players are fed up with the prima donna antics of Mr. Snider and wouldnt be one dambit unhappy if the front office blew the Duke for a catcher. . . . Incidentally, writer Alan Wilson says, "The Dodgers are playing such lousy ball the City of Los Angeles is thinking of moving to Brooklyn." . . . CBS casting director Charles Straus and Ingrid Goude, former Miss Sweden, are trying to make the Big Decision — whether to hitch or scratch the match. . . . Jack Kramers five yearlings are here from Australia and training at Fresno. From here on, says the pro tennis man, "Ill spend half my time watching my horses, the other half the tennis matches." AAA BOB HOPE: "Its certainly wonderful about Bing Crosby. His boys are all grown up and now his wife is expecting a baby — 22 years apart. Thats the longest coffee break in history." . . . Kathy Grant Crosby is mulling a piece for a national mag on her spouse called "The Bing and I." .... Groucho Marxs wife, Eden, will again appear with him" for his summer outing in "Time for Elizabeth" on the East Coast straw hat circuit. They open at the Lakes Region Playhouse, Laconia, N. H., July 7. . . . Close friends of Marlon Brando have been giving him the business for playing the sympathetic Nazi in "The Young Lions." . . . Brando must be close to starting his own Western; he started taking gun-shooting lessons, hoping to be as good a draw with the gun as he is at the box office. . . . Jerry Wald at Harvard last week and trying to get the nod to shoot some of "Hell Raisers" on location there. For insurance, he took Harvard alumnus Phil Dunne with him. AAA The Mmes. Randolph Hearst, Charles Luckman, Buddy Adler and Alonzo Bell pose for still at 20th with Rossano Brazzi — special art to bally the preem of "South Pacific" May 21 at the Egyptian. Proceeds go to the UCLA Medical Center and the original goal of 5,000 is now being aimed at the 00,000 target. . . ., Dont know if theres a connection, but since Dolores Michaels shed her husband shes shed weight. . . . Rossano Brazzi says hes going through with a suit against the British newsman who attributed quotes to him on June Allyson and Dick Powell he claims he never uttered, particularly since the Powells are about the best friends he has in Hollywood. The scribe, by the way, is the same chap who shivved Brando with quotes about the actor being embarrassed about all pictures hes made. Sinatras switch of plans on a vacation in the Orient is due to but one reasoji: Hes too bushed even to. try the trip at this point. "What with turning out pix back to back, records back to back, TV shows back to back-— his backs justf about broken. And Vegas pooped him, too. . Joey Foreman, Mickey Rooneys straight man, gets his first pic break in The Micks "Andy Hardy Returns." . . . Stanley Kramer wants Tony Curtis right back for "The Glorious Brothers," as a follow-up to "The Defiant Ones." . . . Kim Novaks romance with Gen. Raphael Tru-jillo Jr. hit the end-title stage. But shes always capable of a sequel. . „ . Al Zug-smiths "High School Confidential" release moves up from July to May 29; still with an Atlantic City premiere. AAA What with his nightly intro of Roberto Sherwood during her Mocambo stand, his help while Ben Blue was ailing, his feud with Elsie Maxwell and Jack Parr, his TV shows, hls.upcoming stint at the Tropicana, Walter Winchell has been lapping up more space locally than almost any star, with the exception of Lana. ., . . Goodson-Tod-man talking an anthology teleseries with Joan Crawford. She wouldnt have to act. just play hostess Claudette Colbert has 60 grand of her own loot in a pilot called "Lady Senator" that never got off the floor. Its being offered around again. The 60G figure is a pile of loot; most pilots come in for about 40. . . . George E. Phair points out that if youre gunning for entertainment these days, youll find "Fastest Gun. Alive," "Guns Dont Argue," "Gun Duel," "The Hired Gun" and "Showdown at Gun Hill." And coming up is "Guns, Girls and Gangsters." . . . Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay are due in Brussels for the Fair; muscles in Brussels.

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