1956: Turner returns to work

Dec.11, 1956:

Lana Turner postcards from Acapulco that she’s fully recovered from her miscarriage and returns Tuesday, ready to go to work … Mike Todd, brave man, agreed to sit for Lillian Ross’ profile of him for the New Yorker next month … Stewart Granger nursing a bruised derriere, result of his hoss tossing him on the rocks on the “Gun Glory” location … The Lloyd Nolans had a close call when sideswiped in Chattanooga, Tenn., on their cross-country-by-car return to the Coast … Dennis Crosby is the first of the clan out of the Army and is sunning himself at poppa Bing’s Palm Springs place. Phillip’s due out around Xmas time … Industry interest has reached an all-time high with “Baby Doll” as proven by Sunday night’s showing at the Academy Theatre, which was filled by 8 p.m. Over 600 waited until 10:30 when the film was run a second time. Among those who arrived too late for the first showing: Code administrator Geoffrey Shurlock, Ricardo Montalban, Norma Shearer, Otto Kruger, etc. Many of those who waited discovered the Academy has a fine library … Marlon Brando and Anna Kashfi at Ah Fong’s.

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