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popular as Chevalier's leading woman in his second American
picture. She is a beautiful blonde girl with a nice voice, and
'-rf^^ ^Y^g ^ musical comedy lead in many Broadway shows, in-

cluding "Yes, Yes, Yvette" and "Sunny Days." A Holly-
wood success, she will do some more pictures.

O. P. HEGGIE ("The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu," Paramount) is an
English actor who for years has adorned the American stage,
always in featured character roles. He has never been known
to give a really bad performance. He came to notice in pictures
with Jeanne Eagels in "The Letter," and since then his voice
has made him film-successful.

MARILYN MILLER ("Sally," First National), it seems hardly necessary
^J^ I to say, is Flo Ziegfeld's leading musical comedy star, her last

\ ^fpl| I stage appearance for him being in "Rosalie." She began in

show business as a specialty toe dancer, rapidly graduating to
leading roles. She is the former Mrs. Jack Pickford, and was
later courted by Ben Lyon.


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Jackie Sturr, the
Young American
n:ho designs Young
American hats. She,
too, has uon fame
through these dar-
ing, bravely simple
little creations which
only Young Ameri-
cans can wear.

INo sooner

were Young Amer-
ican hats offered for
sale than they became
Hollywood's newest and
smartest enthusiasm! And
why not? For who could be
more alive to each new cur-
rent of fashion than the
young stars of Hollywood?
Who could typify more su-
perbly the gay modern spirit
of the Young American?

Here is Ahce White, for example, photographed in one of
the new Young American models which she keeps to wear with
the different ensembles in her wardrobe. She is only one of
the well-known film favorites who have discovered this smart,
modern way of settling their hat-problems. These younger
actresses say: "We are tired of wearing the hand-me-downs of
Paris — the unbecoming copies of French models designed for
women old enough to be our grandmothers. We are Ameri-
cans — and young! We want a style designed for our own per-
sonalities—a mode that only a Young American could wear!"

And that is exactly the idea behind Young American hats!
They are designed by Jackie Starr, the young millinery genius

discovered and

trained by the

House of Gage,

America's most dis-

tinguished hat-makers.

Alice White, popular star in First National and fita-
phone pictures. She is one of the many well-known
Young Americans loho wear Young American hats.

Jackie is herself a Young
American, not yet twenty
years old. She never fails to
give the true Young American
touch to every hat she creates!
In order that you may have
one to wear with every cos-
tume. Young American hats
are priced extremely low. Each carries in its lining the
modern symbols of the Young American: the boiv for supple
grace: the arroiv for unswerving speed. And each hat is sold
to you in a gay red-white-and-blue box carrying the same
symbols. You'll find them awaiting your selection in leading
shops and department stores. Look for the bow and arrow!
If your favorite shop or store has not received them,
won't you write to Jackie Starr herself? Address her Dept.
PO, Gage Brothers & Company, 18 South Michigan Avenue,
Chicago. Write to Jackie, anyway! She'll be delighted to have
you consult her about your clothes-problems, or to hear any
suggestion that you make concerning her designs.



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Addresses of the Stars

At Paramou
Richard Arlen
Jean Arthur
William Austin
Ulga Baclanova
George Bancroft
Clara Bow
Evelyn Brent
Mary Brian
Clive Brook
Nancy Carroll
Kathryn Carver
Robert Castle
Lane Chandler
Ruth Chatterton
Maurice Chevalier
Chester Conklin
Gary Cooper
Richard Di.x
Paul Guertzman
James Hall

At Metro-Goldwyn-
ver City, Calif.
Renee Adoree
George K. Arthur
Nils Asther
Lionel Barrymore
Wallace Beery
John Mack Brown
Lon Chaney
Joan Crawford
Karl Dane
Marion Davies
Josephine Dunn
Greta Garbo
John Gilbert
Raymond Hackett
William Haines
Phyllis Haver
Leila Hyams

n t-Famous-Lasky

Neil Hamilton

O. P. Heggie

Doris Hm

Phillips Holmes

Emil Jannings

Jack Luden

Paul Lukas

John Loder

Frederic March

Adolphe Menjou

David Newell

Jack Oakie

Warner Oland

Guy Oliver

WiUiam Powell

Esther Ralston

Charles Rogers

Ruth Taylor

Florence Vidor

Fay Wray

Mayer Studios, Cul-

Dorothy Janis
Buster Keaton
Charles King
Gwen Lee
Bessie Love
Tim McCoy
Conrad Nagel
Ramon Novarro
Edward Nugent
Anita Page
Aileen Pringle
Dorothy Sebastian
Norma Shearer
Le%\'is Stone
Ernest Torrence
Raquel Torres

1401 No. Western
George Jessel
Lola Lane
Ivan Linovv
Edmund Lowe
Sharon Lynn
Farrell MacDonald
Victor McLaglen
Lois Moran
Charles Morton
Barry Norton
George O'Brien
Paul Page
Sally Phipps
David Rollins
Arthur Stone
Nick Stuart
Don Terry
Helen Twelvetrees

At Fox Studios,
Avenue, Hollywood,
Frank Albertson
Mary Astor
Ben Bard
Warner Baxter
Marjorie Beebe
Rex BeU
Dorothy Burgess
Warren Burke
Sue Carol
Sammy Cohen
June Collyer
Louise Dresser
Nancy Drexel
Mary Duncan
Charles Eaton
Charles Farrell
Earle Foxe
Janet Gaynor

At Warner Brothers Studios, 5842 Sunset
Blvd., HoUywood, Calif.

John Barrymore
Monte Blue
Betty Bronson
William CoUier, Jr.
Dolores Costello
Louise Fazenda
Audrey Ferris

Al Jolson
Davey Lee
Myrna Loy
May McAvoy
Edna Murphy
Lois Wilson
Grant Withers

At Universal Studios, Universal City,

Lina Basquette
John Boles
Ethlyn Claire
Kathryn Crawford
Reginald Denny
Jack Dougherty
Lorayne DuVal
Ruth Elder
Hoot Gibson
Dorothy Gulliver
Otis Harlan

Raymond Keane
Merna Kennedy
Barbara Kent
Beth Laemmle
Arthur Lake
Laura La Plante
George Lewis
Fred Mackaye
Ken Maynard
Mary Nolan
Mary Philbin

Eddie Phillips
Joseph Schildkraut

Glenn Tryon
Barbara Worth


At RKO Studios, 780 Gower Street,
Hollywood, Calif.

Buzz Barton
Sally Blane
Ohve Borden
Betty Compson

Bebe Daniels
Frankie Darro
Bob Steele
Tom Tyler

At Pathe Studios, Culver City, Calif.

Robert .\rmstrong Alan Hale

WiUiam Boyd Jeanette l^ofif

Junior Coghlan Carol Lombard

Diane Elhs Eddie Quillan

At First National Studios, Burbank,

Richard Barthelmess
Doris Dawson
Billie Dove
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Corinne Griffith
l,loyd Hughes
Doris Kenyon
Dorothy Mackaill

Colleen Moore
Antonio Moreno
Jack Mulhall
Donald Reed
Milton Sills
Thelma Todd
Alice White
Loretta Young

At United Artists Studios, 1041 No.
Formosa Avenue, Hollywood, Calif.

Don Alvarado
Fannie Brice
Douglas Fairbanks
Mary Pickford

Gilbert Roland
Norma Talmadge
Constance Talmadge
Lupe Velez

At Columbia Studios, 1438 Gower Street,
Hollywood, Calif.

Olive Borden
William Collier, Jr.
Ralph Graves
Jack Holt
Margaret Livingston

Jacqueline Logan
Ben Lyon
Shirley Mason
Dorothy Rexner

In care of Samuel Goldwyn, 7210 Santa
Monica Blvd., Hollywood, Calif.

Vilma Banky
Walter Byron

Ronald Colman
Lily Damita

In care of the Edwin Carewe Productions,
Tec-Art Studios, HoIl}rwood, Calif.

Dolores Del Rio
Roland Dre%v

Rita Cajewe
LeRoy Mason

Robert Agnew, 6357 La Mirada Avenue,
Hollywood, CaUf.

Jackie Coogan, 673 South Oxford Avenue,
Los Angeles, Cahf.

Virginia Brown Faire, 1212 Gower Street,
Hollywood, Calif.

Gilda Gray, 22 East 60th Street, New York

Waiiam S. Hart, 6404 Sunset Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

Lloyd Hughes, 616 Taft Building, Holly-
wood, Calif.

Harold Lloyd, 6640 Santa Monica Blvd.,
HoUywood, Calif.

Bert LyteU, P. O. Box 235, HoUywood, CaUf.

Patsy Ruth MUler, 808 Crescent Drive,
Beveriy HUls, Calif.

Pat O'Malley, 1832 Taft Avenue, Los
Angeles, Calif.

Herbert RawUnson, 1735 Highland Street,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Ruth Roland, 3828 WUshire Blvd., Los
Angeles, Cahf.

EsteUe Taylor, 5254 Los Feliz Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

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THERE are ■women in the world,
blessed with millions and with
maids, with easy access to every source
of beauty, who still have the dull, dead
complexion of a careless frump !

For it is not alone a question of
money, nor of costly cosmetics, how-
ever helpful, however pure. The fact is
that thousands of women frustrate their
creams and lotions because they neglect
the a-b-c of health — they do not keep '
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Women who would be in perfect
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know the benefits of Sal Hepatica!

This famous saline not only banishes
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Gossip of All the Studios


WEDDING bells will ring out shortly for Virginia
Brown Faire and Duke Wome, an independent

Virginia, you remember, was once married to Jack
Daugherty who, in turn, was the spouse of Barbara La

"V\ 7HEN you pay a visit to the Talmadge home you wade knee
*'' deep in gazing crystals, and psychic phenomena get in your
hair. Norma, Constance and Natalie are all believers in fortune
tellers. Constance had luncheon at a little tea room, "The Bottom
of the Cup," every day for a week. When you've finished the
creamed chicken and cake your past and future passes before you
in tea leaves.

Constance was the despair of the lady fortune teller. Every
day she came and e%ery day she wanted a new fortune. And every
day she wailed, "But don't you see any romances?"


Extra! The Garbo has joined the ladies who

emote copiously in courtrooms. Here the stage

is being set for what looks like an interesting

"trick" camera shot

An Indian extra man with a bead
band around his forehead, a beaded
vest, and his nether anatomy garbed
in golf knickers that would make a
Japanese sunset look like a London

An extra girl in a rhinestone-
studded ball gown and a magnifi-
cent paste tiara, driving a battered

And a dog fight in one of Holly-
wood's leading banks

ANOTHER famous ligure in Holly-
wood has gone.

Mrs. Mae Costello, divorced wife
of Maurice Costello, film idol of
fifteen years ago, and mother of
Dolores and Helene Costello, is

The Costellos were divorced re-
cently, when ilaurice, it was said,
objected strenuously to the ro-
mance between Dolores and John

■\jfRS. COSTELLO appeared only
■'■ '-'■once on the screen, when she made
a tour of the world with her family
in 1912-13.

Maurice starred on that occasion
in a combined travelogue-drama
known as "World Trotters," and
produced by old Vitagraph.

In recent years Mrs. Costello had
managed the careers of Dolores and


This, ladies, is a "re-
laxer," built for Carol
Lombard because she
said her gown in "The
Racketeer" was too tight
for sitting between
scenes. That's what her
press-agent told us,

Knowing press-agents as
we do, we set our sleuths
to work. And here's the
evidence. Carol can sit — ■
and how that gal can sit!
She can even do gym-
nastics with one knee


Photoplay Magazine for November, 1929



B 1 D D L E

. . . She goes to Paris,
and to Callot Soeurs for clothes
. . . but the Callot model watch
she wears is no farther away
thanyour nearest ELGIN jeiveler.

A thing is fashionable only if enough
women of fashion adopt it. The first
ELGIN Parisiennes were introduced
a mere year ago . . . and today over
150,000 women are timing their com-
ings and goings with Parisian flair and
ELGIN accuracy. There is Mrs. A. J.
Drexel Biddle. Everyone in New York,
Newport, Paris, and Bieuritz, knows that
her taste in clothes and accessories is
faultless. Which explains her liking for
costumes by Callot. So when Callot

designed a series of cases for ELGIN
Parisienne watches Mrs. Biddle was
among the first to slip one on her wrist.
And though she must go to Paris for
Callot clothes, a Callot Parisienne watch
can be purchased no farther away than
'round the corner or across the street
... at the nearest ELGIN jeweler's.
The usual role is reversed . . . you need
not go to Paris, for Paris has come to
you . . . via ELGIN. But only the
designs come from Paris — the Pari-
sienne watches themselves are made and
cased by ELGIN. American efficiency,
economy, timekeeping accuracy, wedded
to Paris style ... at a truly American
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Gossip of All the Studios


Completing a successful Technicolor test for Paramount's

flashy musical romance, "The Vagabond King." The big wheel

behind the camera is a gelatin light filter, which gives the

required Technicolor hues to the background

"Aren't vou— "

"No!" said Helen.

"Helen Ferguson?" finished the girl.

Helen was carried fainting from the shop.
^^'hen she recovered she returned and bought
nine or ten dozen pairs of gloves.

"T WANT real spirit stuff in this
■L sequence," said the Great

So they summoned the shade of
the great Edwin T. Booth.

"What experience?" demanded
the director, frowningly.

But he finally turned the trage-
dian down because his hoofing was

A RTHUR LAKE'S first stage role was
•^»- Lillle Eva in an "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Night after night he died to the accom-
paniment of Uncle Tom's lamentations
and might have continued to do so indefi-
nitely had it not been for an ice cream fes-
tival held next door to the theater.

W hen Arthur saw the cream being dished
out he announced Lilllc Eva would not
die that night. Instead she would fill up on
frozen dainties. Lots of persuasion and a
promise of cream after his death finally got
him back on the job, much to everyone's

It seemed to Arthur that Uncle Tom
was much too lachrymose that night. He
stood for it as long as he could, then, in a
voice plainly audible to half the audience,
blurted out:

"Say. Shut up and lemme die before that
cream's all gone."


TT is sometimes possible to blow one's own
-'■horn a trifle too loudly, as the following
instance, related by Betty Compson, goes to

Betty was visiting the oflice of her husband,
James Cruze, when a girl who had been rec-
ommended as a screen possibility was ushered

Naturally the first question asked, after
she had disclosed her identity, was whether
she had ever had stage or screen experience.

"No," was her reply, "but my friends all say
I have an angelic voice and play divinely
on the harp. And I am noted for my seraphic
disposition, too."

"Little girl," said Cruze, kindly, "you
would be wasting your talents in pictures.
AVhy not ask St. Peter for a job?"

THE Young gals never seem to
light, romantically speaking ; how-
ever Loretta Young and Grant With-
ers were seen lunching together
very intimately the other day and
SaUy Blane and Arthur Lake were
found at another table in the same

I hope that's not wrong. I hope
Loretta wasn't with Arthur and
Sally with Grant. They look so
much alike, sometimes you can't tell.

TOHX.W^ MACK BROWN feels that he
J would like to do as much for young BDly
Bakewell as George Fawcett did for him.

Johnny Mack wants to make an athletic tjpe
out of Bakewell, but it's some job, for Bakewell
likes his ostermoor. Brown was teaching
Bakewell the bicycle leg motion, having him
lie on his back and move his legs in the air as


though riding a bicycle. A few
minutes later Brown looked
around and saw Bakewell's legs
in the air stationary.

"What! Tired?" he caUed.

"Nope. Just coasting," said
Bakewell nonchalantly.

-'- -'■this one on herself. It
seems that Helen is always be-
ing mistaken for someone else.
At openings the crowd accuse
her of being everyone from
Gloria Swanson to ZaSu Pitts.

And at ISIontmartre the
signature fiends dash up and

"Oh, Miss Daniels — may I
have your autograph?"

Helen is a good sport about
it, but she has grown just a
little weary of having people
fay. Aren't you Bebe Dan-
iels? Aren't you Buster Kea-
ton? .^ren'tyouRin-Tin-Tin?—
or almost anything except
.\ren't you Helen Ferguson?

One day she went into a
glove shop. The girl behind
the counter beamed and said:

Rod LaRocque has a good
line! First he baited fas-
cinating Vilma Banky and
persuaded her to become
a Missus. Then he took her
fishing, and look what
thev caui^ht

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of Vienna and BudalJest
Head of the famous House of Pessl. . beauty advisers to
aristocracy for over I OO years p^ n c" C C I

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The use of Palmolive is especially important
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IN gay Vienna, where the women are
enchanting; in romantic Budapest, on
the Danube— there is one name in beauty
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over a hundred years — the distinguished
name of Pessl !

Today, in the celebrated shop across
from the opera in Vienna, S. Pessl carries
on the tradition of the Pessl name. The
crowned heads to which he has minis-
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group of royal crests he is authorized to
display above the windows of his typically
Viennese shop.

He has served many of the queens of Europe,
and has numbered such dignitaries as the Ex-
Empress of Austria among his distinguished

To his select patrons, Pessl recommends
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"As these oils are already combined in
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they use this soap and no other."

The famous "international" treatment

The poisonous and dangerous secretions
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find their way deep into the
pores must be removed. Palm
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Above the doorway of the Pessl Shop, across from

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some of the celebrated Royal houses to which the

House of Pessl has acted as Beauty Adviser.

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Gossip of All the Studios


Give these little boys a hand. Leonard and Bernard

West, who sing and dance in the First National-Vitaphone

picture "The Forward Pass." Don't know the gal's name,

but "Cutie" will do

"THERE seems to be a little dissension be-
■'- tween songbirds Harry Richman and Al
Jolson. That is to say, all the dissension is on
Mr. Richman's side. Al either doesn't notice
ar has other things to think about.

Anyway, the yarn goes thus: at a large and
swanky dinner gi\'en in HoIl>^vood's best
manner, both Jolson and Richman were pres-
ent. Many of the guests were headliners and
sntertainers par excellence, and in the course of
the meal all did their stuff graciously and with-
out demurring — including Al who is used to
receiving a pretty sizable sum per syllable for
the rendition of "Sonny Boy."

^.\ME Mr. Richman's turn to contribute to
^"'the fun and frolic. Would Mr. Richman
oblige the ladies and gentlemen with a little
song? Mr. Richman would not. And why

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