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E. D.:

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interested in them in order to draw their
attention to us. There are dignified ways of
showing a young man that you want his
friendship, without being bold. You have the
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help for you — and most of it is help you can
give yourself, with a little intelligent thought,
a little e.xperimenting, and a determination
to make the most of whatever good points
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Betty N.:

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to "lead him on," as he expresses it. If
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own conduct. It's foolish to do things just
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Unpopular:

You are from five to eight pounds under-
weight. Your question, "How can I keep
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are very attractive, especially when they
express intelligence and kindness. That's
more important to think about than size.

If you use rouge, apply it high on the cheeks
and well in towards the nose to add length to
your face. V neckhnes wHl also give length.

Margarite:

Your weight is just about correct, although
a gain of a few pounds would probably improve
your figure. Perhaps you are not aware of
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hair darkens somewhat. There are a number
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if used regularly. If the freckle cream you
have been using is not effective, I certainly
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followed directions carefully. There are a
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market, but you may have to experiment a
little to find the one that is most effective
for you.

Emily G. :

Your weight is normal for your height and
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send ten cents and a stamped, self-addressed
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Maiiie S. :

A brunette of your type with good color can
wear black, especially with touches of color
in the trimming; cream and ivory-white; buff;
dark bro\vn; pale blue; silver-gray; clear red;
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These New Faces

BETTY LAWFORD ("The Big Pond," Paramount) is the pretty young
daughter of that excellent stage actor, Ernest Lawford, an
Englishman long active in the American theater. Miss Betty
debuted in talking pictures in "Gentlemen of the Press," playing
the leading ingenue, and will next be seen with Maurice Cheva-
lier in "The Big Pond," soon due.



CHARLES RUGGLES ("The Lady Lies," Paramount) is one of Broad-
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beautiful "Rainbow," and in "Spring Is Here." Charlie is a
brother of Wesley Ruggles, the film director, and is noted as a
delineator of comical stage drunks.

CLAUDETTE COLBERT ("The Lady Lies," Paramount) is one of the
most beautiful and talented of the theater's younger leading
women. Last season she was leading woman in the Theater
Guild production of Eugene O'Neill's ill-fated "Dynamo." She
is the wife of Norman Foster, young stage actor who was seen in
the filmed "Gentlemen of the Press."

SIDNEY BLACKMER ("A Most immoral Lady," First National) is the
new husband of Lenore Ulric. He has been prominent as a
leading man in the theater for some years, and last season was
his wife's leading man in David Belasco's production of "Mima"
on Broadway. Blackmer's work opposite Leatrice Joy in "A
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LlLLLrVN KU 1 rl ("The Vagabond King," Paramount) has been before the
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Marian Yearick, Dayton, Ohio. — 'W'hy
make poor Joe Cobb an old man before his
time? He's only fourteen. Molly O'Day will
make believe that she is Sally O'Neil's sister in
"The Show of Shows" — which won't be hard
because she is! I don't know why Clara
doesn't reduce — guess she wants to keep those
dangerous curves.

Camilla Daugaard, Miles City, Mont. — '
Ramon Novarro is Mexican, Mademoiselle.
And you? The picture to which you refer was
"The Air Circus" and David Rollins played
the part of the son.

O. R., Granite Falls, Minn. — Both Bessie
Love and Anita Page claimed five feet, two
inches as their height until "Broadway
Melody" proved that one or the other was
cheating. Now the ghastly truth comes out :
our Bessie is a modest five feet and Anita is
five feet, three. Raymond Keane and Mar-
garet Morris appeared in "The Magic Gar-
den."

Donald Lever, Loveland, Ohio. — Some
name your home town has! "Dancing
Vienna" was released in February, 1929.
Believe it or not, Al Jolson's next picture is
titled "Mammy." Marion Davies is another
one of the Brooklyn Queens. (Ouch !)

D. S., Sarnia, Ont. — "Adrienne Lecouv-
reur" was released in 1928 under the title
"Dream of Love." Nils Asther and Joan
Crawford played the leads Nils is studying
English at the University of California. Just
another sinister result of the talkies.

C. S., Chicago, III. — You're just a cradle-
snatcher, that's what you are. Philippe
DeLacy is only twelve years old and lives with
Mrs. Edith DeLacy who adopted him. The
little boy in "Innocents of Paris" was David
Durand. And Doug Fairbanks, Jr., will be
twenty this month.

Billy Brimmer, Biloxi, Miss. — Rudy's
brother calls himself Albert Valentino. He
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played Mart, a cowboy. Sally Phipps' latest
picture is "Joy Street." Is the food at the
Restaurant Royale as good as ever?

N. L. H., Council Bluffs, Iowa. — George
Duryea is six feet tall, has black hair and blue
eyes and wiU be twenty-six this month. He
has appeared in "The Godless Girl," "Marked
Money," "Tide of the Empire," and "Honky
Tonk." Renee Adoree was born in Lille,
France. Besides "On with the Show," Joe
E. Brown has played in "Hit of the Show,"
"The Circus Kid" and "The Ghost Talks."
Eddie Dowling's next is " Blaze O'Glory."

E. N. H., Los Angeles, Calif. — Take it
from me, Gloria Swanson is still very much
alive. With an imagination like that your
friend ought to be a scenario writer. Betty
Compson is thirty-two years old, Harold Lloyd
is thirty-six, Jackie Coogan is fifteen and
Frankie Darro will be ten this month. As for
me — dunt esk!

Claud Minton Whitley, SinTHFiELD, Va.
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Mary Duncan was born in Luttrelville, Va.,
August 13, 1905. Olive Borden first saw
light in Richmond, Va., in 1907. Dothan,
Ala., first got excited over John Mack Brown
on September 4, 1904. And Mary Eaton
made her first squawkie in Norfolk, \'a.
twenty-three years ago. You're loyal to the
Old South in your tastes, aren't you?

Margaret Hutchins, Portland, Ore. —
Richard Dix is thirty-four years old and one
of the screen's most elusive bachelors. His
last picture was "The Love Doctor." Jean
.•\rthur doesn't use a voice double.

U. W., Ft. Wayne, Ind. — Mary Pickford's
first husband was Owen Moore, handsomest of
the Irish brothers Moore. Mary was divorced
from him in 1920 and married Doug Fairbanks
three weeks later. Lewis Stone was born
November IS, 1879. He is separated from his
wife, Florence Oakley. They have two
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