Inside Hollywood, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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INSIDE HOLLYWOOD By Herb Stein HOLLYWOOD May 8 THE NAKED TRUTH Terry Moore was telling Kathy Hughes Rubin about her new deal to make records and Kathy wondermgly asked How do you get rec ¬ ord companies inter ¬ ested in letting you do it Ive always wanted to make some Whats the secret Its easy replied Terry frankly I simply assured them that I couldnt sing He needs it like a whole in the bed Nun nally Johnson was the only 20thFox executive to win a prize in the studio American Legion raffle His payoff an electric blanket for a dauble kip Producer Bob Fellows wos a White House visitor last week with former Colo ¬ rado governor Dan Thornton They were in D C discussing a Post Offiqe teleseries thatll star Randy Scott Fellows takes off for Japan today to close the deal for his Teeth of the Tiger picture with Joel McCrea to be shot on Formosa starting midSeptember Tay Garnett will direct and theres a likelihood Joels son Jody will appear in it too Finally caught up with Sammy Goldwyn Jrs new pic The Proud Rebel at a private screening the other night Its a corkin tight little film with Alan Ladd Livvy DeHavilland and Ladd Jr who connects brilliantly A movie for the entire family The busy buzz around Newspaper Row here today is that UP is buying INS OSCARS TELEVANTICS On his local TV show the other night Oscar Levant tried to get guestar Hedda Hopper to make up with Pamela Mason with little success Levant still pressing explained to Hedda I made up with the Gabors the other night And if I can make up with the Ga ¬ bors Ike and Khruschev can meet at the summit Levant on Winchell Hes rather childlike in his devotion to himself On religion Levant told the story of his mother who maintained her religious rituals to the very end Six weeks before she died Oscar related she still insisted on continuing the rituals despite her weakened condition I pierced with her Mother youre not strong enough for this Why do you do it and she replied I have such a good record son I dont want to spoil it now A A A AOATER OATER TABOOS Screen Gems passed along the info that because Wild Bill Hickok has a large kid audience writers of the series are guided by a hard and fast list of donts Some of the outfits censor ¬ ship rules for the Western No saloon fights no female villains no close shots of corpses no love scenes no cheating at cards ho gory battles no alcoholic beverages beveragesA A A A AKIDDING KIDDING THE KIDS We were with Groucho Marx watching our respective daughters perform at the Maypole Dance of the BevHills Hawthorne Grade School As the seventhgraders came out Groucho murmured Its hard to believe that in three years theyll all be juvenile delin ¬ quents with police records In one class the girls outnumbered the boys 10 to1 and Groucho remarked Even here its a womans world When Betty Hut ton whod come down from Vegas just for the day to watch her sprout dance said My daughter looks so mad Groucho flipped Youd be mad too if you werent getting paid During the finale Groucho eyeing the young girls turned to us and said Do you realize that in 15 years 90 per cent of these girls will be get ¬ ting alimony Alimony he continued is the biggest business in America And theres never a slump in it like there is in the automobile business businessA A A A ASHORT SHORT SHOTS Bridge on the River Kwai is still playing everywhere it has opened according to a report from Colum ¬ bia An outstanding record when you con ¬ sider that it dates back to December 17 Broadway producer Dick Krakeuer in town for a coupla weeks to discuss a new play and be on deck for the opening of Hollywood Park Press gets a look at Mervyn LeRoys No Time for Sergeants tonight Neglected to mention in an item on Mickey Rooneys Andy Hardy Re ¬ turns that the original story and screen ¬ play came from the combined typewriters of Ed Hutshing and Bob Donley Hutsh is a copy editor of the Los Angeles Exam ¬ iner It says here Dean Martins agents are now asking 250000 per pic ¬ ture No harm asking Actordirector Paul Guilfoyle recalled it last night and its worth a repeat One Englishman to another Is Rex Harrison his real name Second Britisher Is Rex Harrison WHOSE real name j

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