Life at High Speed (cont'd)
that the social life of the fish would be peace after the pace he goes.
Joan Crawford is laying plans for a forty-eight hour day to go
into effect before she goes into eclipse.
Take Dick Powell - he won't know the difference - he was working in "Stage Struck", preparing for "Gold Diggers", editing a fan magazine, building a new house for himself and bride,
his radio broadcasts, making personal appearances at benefits, having
fittings, having interviews, having conferences, having photographic sittings
and - courting on the set! The lines he was called upon to speak to Joan
Blondell before the camera were made to 'do' for the real lines he
might have spoken had he lived in Punkin Center instead of Hollywood.
kisses he gave her on the set were in lieu of the kisses the average young
man would have given her, leisurely, privately in a moonlit garden. He had,
to speak, to dovetail his lovemaking!
Joan had to have her trousseau made in the studio by the studio wardrobe department so that she could have fittings between scenes. What time had she for shopping? What time for marrying? That's what she wanted to know. In the evenings they were often seen at the Club La Mare, trying to relax in the public eye, still with an audience, always with an audience....always...
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