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BURR ENGLISH CLASS
The buzz and commotion of the "Burr", writers in the script department can
he heard all over the studio when the editors burst forth with a brilliant idea for the
literary section or a perfectly marvelous title 1' or an editorial. This picture of school
life was directed by Mrs. Haitbrink, who has charge of all publications at this studio.
Those who work under her are: Lee Anticouni, Mary Kathryn Boddeker,
Maxine Brill, Al Cole, Alice Colton. Pat Curry, Beatrice Davis, John Fox, Abraham
Thompson, Marvin Frankenstein, June Friedman, .Alvin Greenwald, Selma Hertz,
Katsuo Horuichi, Harriet Jacobs, Margie Turner, Mary Schiff, Betty Chapman,
Wfilliam Holsberg, Audrey Smolier, Patsy Wfeitzman. Betty Rose Lebell, Geraldine
Salsberg, Jean Holly Rich, Paul Simon. Barbara Lee. Mary Elizabeth Varial, Robert
Hirsch, Allan Hyman, Edward Vaughn, Lynn Schreiner, Paul Sims, Jean Smith,
Freda Reich. Nancy Vlfhite. Robert Kroll, Milton XN'illner, Hal Kern and Marion
BURR PRINT SHOP
One of our sets here at the Jolm Burroughs Studio consists of a lot devoted
entirely to the printing of the Burr Script. The director of this group is Mr. Taylor.
well known to you as the instructor of print shop, The many years that Mr. Taylor
has worked for our studio will go down in the history of John Burroughs. VVork
on the newspaper of the lot takes a great part ol' the week and then must be made
all of the little programs and paper matter in between. The Burroughs studio is the
only one that prints their own script, the only one of the studios that doesn't send
out all the necessary printing that must be done.
Mr. Taylor worked for the Los Angeles Examiner before our lot hired him
and we have had him as our producing manager for the past ten years. Now for a
Word about those under our manager. The A9 class consists of the following: Jack
Hartemeier, Robert Kenney, Dick Levitt. Daniel Apple, Richard Brown, Marvin
Grusburg, Harold Glasman. Harry Hodges, Donald Bruce, Jack Donnell, Fred
Eklund, John Frier, Edwin Lewin, Roger Miller, Sidney Noodleman, Alan Reynolds,
Harold Savinar, and Richard Frary, who work fourth period of every day in the last
ten weeks to get the manuscript out. the hrst ten weeks being used by the Burr
scenarists to compose the matter to be printed. Besides the A9 class who work on
the Burr, all other classes under Mr. Taylor have a chance to help with the routine
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BURR ART CLASS
Qui' .-Xrt editors this year, Eleanor Pound and Leanore Allen, pictured in the
window. did their best and well succeeded in explaining to you by their magic hands
the life of the' stars and scenes in a studio. The composite pages furnished an oppor-
tunity to the Burr artists to put something before the eyes of their public. Seymour
Slosburg starred when his magic hands produced the sport cartoons. Ruth Dreusike,
Louise Mitchel, and Leanore Allen deserve praise for the pages of comedians, VVill
Rogers' Memorial and Backstage respectively. Each and every artist had his chance
and there weren't very many "extras.',
The Art Class wishes to take this opportunity to thank the studios which were
so kind in allowing them to visit the lots and departments. VVhile Dorothy Dodge,
Louise Mitchell, Ruth Dreusike, and Miss Hughes were visiting Paramount, scenes
from the Crusades were being wrecked. Phoebe Gale and Lorraine Murray also
visited Paramount and 20th CenturyMlTox, to make SOIHC fine sketches.
The very artistic drawings which have always comprised a great deal of the
Burr make-up, are done by the Burr Art class. Miss Hughes is the director of this
department at the studio. Leanore Allen, Shirley Bulhnch, Miriam Chaikin, Mary
Ann Clyburn, Dorothy Dodge, Ruth Dreusike, Phoebe Gale, Rosemary Goodwin,
Audrey Graham, Barbara lflitchcoek, Cynthia Mills, Louise Mitchell, Lorraine
Murray, Eleanor Pound, Myrtle Rothbill, Shirlev VVells, Lark Woolley, Ted Payne,
Ed Schoenwald, Seymour Slosburg, Tom Graham, and Ardelle Smith furnished
the art work this year.
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PICTURES MOLD PERSONALITIES
S lf the many avenues of vicarious living offered today,
in' tion pictures serve as one of the finest. 'lo be alzle to
.lust as the invention oi gun powder in the
middle ages 1'C11,iC1'CLl the armored knight obsolete
and mad: a.l men equal in battle, so the develop-
ment of the motion picture industry in the twentieth
c.3111ury has I,1'OLlg.1t the common man into his own
ln the w.,r.tl of eranza. Until the begin.iif.g of this
century only those who lived in large cities, and
could a1i'or.l to pay high prices for seats, had an
opportunity to enjoy the theatre. Now even the
smailest hamlet, or the remotest mountain camp
may have its picture theatre where really good
progiuctions are shown. Frequently the peop.e in
the smaller towns know more about the screen
notables of Hollywood than does the average dwel-
l.r .xx the city. Motton pictures tan become a sfg-
ni'i.an ta tor in the building of democraiy, but
shogill not be pemittcd to result in regiineatation.
Ronltlu' A-X. 'llHOMPES'IJN.
pct ourselves into the place of another pzrson, whether
in real life, in a book, or in a picture, and thus to view
other experiences than those ollierecl by our ovvn more
limited everyday lives, is a powerful help in molding our
Today we recognize that our thoughts and wishes play
an important part in the kiiid of persons we actually
become. ln our choice of motion pictures we have spen-
did opportunity to cultivate those thoughts and reach
toward those deslres which we hope to bring about in
ourselves. Pictures may serve as a wonderful means of
personal growth and inspiration for all of us, young and
MAnnAioz'i' L. SMITH.
MOVIES GIVE INFORMATION
I think the movies are a great force for good or evil 3
depending on character and quality. Partly as a result of
movies of high quality, people wear more becoming
clothes, have better manners, decorate their homes more
artistically, have a better knowledge of the world in
general, and are better acquainted with personalities of
political and business importance. In my opinion, people
become more and more desirous of seeing good movies,
and as a result, movies of poor quality Will tend to
WALTER L. NoURsE.
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