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THE MOMTAIN TRAIL
SBPTSI'ffiER 1, 1939
THREi; STARS TOP OTJTSTANDING CAST
OF "THE VrOfffiN"
Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosa
lind Russell together for the first time.
Hsraldod as one of the most unusual
films ever to come out of Hollywood, ”Th©
T'omen", with an all-star cast of 135 ac
tresses headed by Normfi Shearer, Joan
Crawford and Rosalind Russell, opens at
Highlands School Theatre on Monday for
an engagement of two days.
The story, based upon Clare Boothe’s
Broadway stage success of the same name,
weaves the everyday experiences of women
into an exciting conedy-drama into which
laughs and tears nre skillfully blended.
Ultra-modern settings, smart clothes and
a fashion parade add eye-filling beauty
as a background to the razor-sharp dia
Miss Shearer appears as Mary Haines,
her first modern society role since ”Rip-‘
tide." Joan Crawford is seen as the siren
Crystal Allen, and Rosalind Russell as
the inveterate gossip, Sylvia Fowler.
Others in a powerful supporting cast
include Mnry Bolnnd, Paulo;tte Go.Mard,
Phyllis Povah, Joan Fontaine, Virginia
Y'eidler, Lucile Wntson, Florence Nash,
Muriel Hutchinson, Esther Dale, Ann Mor
ris s, Ruth Hussey, Donnio Moore, Itoy
FOTJR"DAUGHTERS COURAGEOUS "COME TO
HIGHLi'JIDS SCHOOL THEATRE TODAY
"Daughters Courageous", the V/arner
Brothers comedy of domestic life which
opens today at Highlands School Theatre
could be termed a first cousin to the
same studious highly successful "Four
Daughters”, but it is not a sequel to
The similarity starts with the cast,
for every important player in the form
er picture is also in the new one; then
it had the same director, and besides it
was written by a writing team one of
whose members was also co-author of the
screen play which was last yearns hit.
V,Tiile the plot concerns different
people than those in "Four Daughters",
there is a basic similarity in that the
new picture is also aboUt the joys, the
sorrows, the laughs, the tears in the
lives of a genuinely "folksy" family.
The past week-end guests of I^iss Rose B.
Johnson at Johnson Cote wore her two sis
ters and brothers-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Jj:. Millen, Rock Hill, S.C., and Mr.and
Mrs. H. E. r.Tielchel of College -^ark, Ga*
liiss Johnson's present guest, Lucius
Fitts of Atlant§i is a nephew.
TRY OUR FiJ'TQus SILTMpRE ICE CREMl
Cecil, IMry Beth Hughes, Virginia Grey,
Marjorie I'/Iain, Cora Witherspoon and Hedda
The story centers about Norma Shearer
as a woman whose happiness and home are
temporarily wrecked by gossip, and her
fight to regain the life that had been
snatched from her. The picture was di
rected by George Cukor and brought to
the screen by Hunt Stromberg.
Dr, and Mrs. W. C. Coker left Tednesday
for thoir home in Chapel Hill, after
spending several weeks at their summer
cottage in'Linednwoof' ?ark.
Dr. Leland Shanor, Director at the Mu
seum this summer, has accepted a posi
tion in the Botany Department at Clem-
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