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LTorace Denning, Florida district manager

Skinner, Atlanta

tre in Smyrna

district manager, Dixie Drive-In Theatres,

for Dixie Drive-In Theatres, spent several

days in the Atlanta office . . . Mildred spent the week on business in Charlotte . . .

Gordon Bradley. Paramount district manager,

Castleberry, Martin booking office, was one

of the many Atlantians enjoying opera during

has returned from a visit to the Jack-

the week. She heard "Tales of Hoffman,"

Davis, Paramount

sonville branch

"Die Meistersinger" and "Tosca" . . . Charlie booker, is back from his vacation, part of

Simpson, operator of theatres in Chattanooga.

which was spent in Florida.

Knoxville and Auburn, Ala., spent a

day on the Row en route to New York. Hugh Filmrow folk and visiting exhibitors are

Rainey. manager of his Riviera Theatre, glad to learn that an application for a permit

for a new parking garage has been approved

Knoxville, was hospitalized for several days,

but is in fine shape again.

Scott Lett, Howco district

by the Atlanta aldermanic board's police

committee. The new garage will be located

at Cone and Walton streets and will house

manager headquartering

253 cars . . .

in Charlotte, spent several days

Ben Hill. Universal publicist, hit

between the Atlanta and Jacksonville offices. the trail blazing new releases including "Toy

Homer Clark, Howco salesman, is back on Tiger," and "Away All Boats." He visited

Charlotte, Knoxville, Nashville, Birmingham,

the road following a virus attack. Evelyn

Hazouri, Jacksonville Howco booker, has resigned

ABC

Jacksonville, Miami, New Orleans and Memphistrical

J. "Hap" Barnes, Thea-

Enterprises, and Paul Engler, Engler

Theatres, Birmingham, have returned from Frederick G. Storey, who heads a chain

Lexington where they attended the Kentucky of suburban theatres, both indoor and driveins,

named

Derby. Prior to Barnes' departure, his car was

in Atlanta, has been president of

the newly organized Rotary Club of Brookwood,

stolen from in front of his office, but it was

which has been granted its charter by

reported found three days later in Cartersville,

Rotary International's board of directors.

victim of auto thieves was

Its

Ga. Another

Lida Smith, Wilby-Kincey, whose new Pontiac

was stolen from in front of her mother's

sponsor is the Rotary Club of Atlanta . . .

Seen on the Row booking were Nat Williams,

home in .south Georgia where she was visiting

at the time. The car had not been re-

Richardson, McLendon Theatres, Union

Interstate Enterprises, Thomasville; Phil

covered last weekend.

Springs, Ala.: Mack Jackson, Strand Theatre,

Alexander City, Ala.; L. J. Duncan and Sid

Cecil Hudson has closed Laird, Al-Dun Amusement Co., West Point;

his Legion Theatre,

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Acworth, Ga. Rook, Film Book-

Jack Ramsey, Mars Theatre, Springfield;

Tom Brett, Arcade Theatre, Sandersville, and

ing Office, has taken over the buying and

booking for the new Belmont Hills Thea-

Tommy Lam, Lam Amusements, Rome.

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Jo-Anne Blake, office manager's secretary

at United Artists, resigned effective May 4,

and Betty Thompson, assistant cashier at

UA, resigned as of May 11, to await the

stork. They were guests at a luncheon at

Camellia Gardens May 4 . . . Mrs. Nell Middleton.

secretary to MGM exploiteer Judson

Moses, is spending a two-week vacation in

Miami and other points in Florida.

Mrs. Lillian Claughton, Claughton Theatres,

Miami, was in Atlanta for Opera Week

as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Harrison,

Wilby Theatres. Mrs. Claughton is on

the executive board of the Miami Opera

Guild . attending the opera were Mrs.

Nat Williams and daughter of Thomasville.

The Fox Theatre was given over to the Metropolitan

Grand Opera for the four days it

was presented in Atlanta.

WOMPI news: The board of directors and

committee chairmen met for dinner Monday

(7> at the Variety Club. Chief topic discus.sed

was the third annual convention to

be held at the Dinkler-Plaza Hotel September

28-30. Reports from all committees were

made to Laura Kenny, convention chairman.

atlanta, ga. charlotte, n. c.

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