Saturday, April 13, 2013

Irv Spence's Cartoon Diary: April 13, 1944

Neither of these films received an opening day review from the L.A. Times, but they were included in a column of anonymous capsule reviews later the following week.

Los Angeles Times, April 16, 1944

Instead, the Times' of the 13th used the occasion of Buffalo Bill's release to run a profile of the film's co-star Linda Darnell by drama editor Edwin Schallert, or maybe the Fox publicity department, with some mildly kinky overtones.

More on Buffalo Bill...

...The Memphis Belle...

...and the Carthay.

Interior of the Fox Carthay Circle Theater, ca. 1920s, via Decaying Hollywood Mansions

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