Inside Hollywood, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-12


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INSIDE HOLLYWOOD By Herb Sfein HOLLYWOOD May 10 Sight and sound of the week Governor Goody Knight visiting 20th CenturyFox and duetmg at the piano with old friend Leo McCarey in the lat ters office There was no silencer on their rendition of Whisper ¬ ing their fortissimo being heard all over the lot Did ja know the Governor used to write songs in college He and Bogart Rogers collabed on an operetta during their university days Item here datehned May 2 that the Dodger players were fed up with Mr Snider and wouldnt be one dambit un ¬ happy if the front office blew the Duke for ia catcher came into the open via an AP yarn outta St Louis this week Story said reports that the Dodgers would be willing to trade Snider appear legitimate In ¬ cidentally the Dodgers Walter OMalley wasnt happy with his Time cover story New handle for the Coliseum OMal ¬ ley s Oriental Gardens A first Howard Harris saw a Volkswagen on the Hollywood Freeway that did NOT have a funny sticker on it Bing Crosbys birthday was on Monday Alice Fayes on Wednes ¬ day Der Single hosted a joint celebration for both last night at his Palm Springs tepee A A A AColumnist Columnist Radie Harris who broke her leg in a fall a coupla months ago is re ¬ couping fine but will be confined to her liome several more weeks Lifes Lou don Wainwright has written a textpiece for the May 19 issue titled The Fourth Face of Eve being a story natch on Three Faces of Eve Oscarwinner Joanne Wood ¬ ward Doubleday pops Mister Music Maker Lawrence Welk on the bookstalls June 5 Tome is written by Mary Lewis Coakley Jacket blurb quotes Welk For nearly thirty years Ive been working up real slow If you build fast you fall fast If a man works hard and lives right he cant hold himself back not in this coun ¬ try There are orchestra leaders who are mostly interested in a good word from the critics they try to impress a few fellow musicians The audience should come first Kay Thompsons third Eloise book Eloise at Christmastime rates a first printing of 100000 copies This onell be written completely in verse erupts Sep ¬ tember 22 under a Random House pressing pressingA A A A ACall Call board at a studio one early ayem recently listed a requirement for 28 very effeminate male types and before noon they had the real things Poitier new to films refuses to allow any photos of his family in mag layouts Anything profes ¬ sional on himself is okay but not his home life Actor just wrapped Stanley Kramers The Defiant nes now belongs to Sam Goldwyn for Porgy and Bess Broad ¬ way producer Dick Krakeur lunching at Romanoffs with Robert Lee of Lee and Lawrence the Autie Mame and Inherit the Wind combo The yak about Kra ¬ keur producing their next play The Gangs All Here Dean Jennings is gathering a multiple SEPost story on Mickey Cohen an objective Xray we doubt Mickey will wanna autograph for friends Jennings has had about 60 hours with Cohen is now interviewing people in the Cohen orbit Series is scheduled for July or earlier depending on how swiftly Jennings can slam it on paper Jennings by the way has an SEPiece next week on jazz pianist Errol Garner GarnerA A A A AThe The address Spyros Skouras prepdred but never delivered for the Screen Pro ¬ ducers Guild dinner honoring him finally arrived in the mail this week Dinner was April 13 it took as long for the speech to get here as it would have taken Spyros to deliver it Carl Laemmle Jr received better than 150 gifts on his 50th birthday We asked millionaire Laemmle if there was just ONE gift in the lot that hed al ¬ ways wished for but never had No he replied Fact is Im gonna have to trade these in for something I need as soon as I can find something I need Raphael Hakim in town trying to cast a babe for his My Night Away picture with Dan Dailey slugged for a Mexigo in June Hes been thinking of Brigitte Bardots sis Ma janou but tells us hes high on Carol Mor ¬ ris thats making a decision tough toughA A A A As you know the Dodgers have switched from a nofreeTV stand here to allowing the GiantsDodgers games to be telecast down to LA when the teams play up North A smart showman commenting on the Dodger decision tells us Once the public gets a taste of free Dodger games on TV itll be next to impossible to lure viewers for the tap when toilavision comes in Joe E Lewis has written a new song for next years Academy Awards Title You Can Lead a Horse to the River Kwai but You Cant Make Him Build a Bridge

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