M-G-M's Screen Forecast, 1940
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"I WOULD LIKE TO BE SHIP-WRECKED ON A TROPICAL ISLE WITH M-G-M'S (insert star's name) . . . . BECAUSE
With Her? With Him?
M-G-M has more stars than there are in heaven! In 50 words tell why one of them would be your ideal companion if marooned on a tropical isle! it's simple! Do it!
THE RULES: Address entries to Screen Forecast Editor, M-G-M, 1540 Broadway, New York City. Prizes will be awarded for best entries submitted, based on originality and cleverness. Duplicate prizes in case of ties. Employees of M-G-M or Loew's, Inc., are not permitted to enter this contest. This page must be attached to your entry. NO ENTRIES WILL BE RETURNED AND ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF M-G-M. Contest closes May 15, 1940.
FRED ASTAIRE ELEANOR POWELL in "BROADWAY MELODY OF 1940"
WALLACE BEERY in "THE MAN FROM DAKOTA" with Dolores Del Rio John Howard
Men of Violence! A Footloose Lady of the Tropics! Fugitives at Sea
-- on a Flight Of The Damned!
"I've lived 'n fought and loved like a wolf! That's me! Verne -- biggest no-good-guy in all the world!"
Directed by Frank Borzage.
KING OF THE SCREEN!
Two great dramas to tell the amazine life of a great American! His boyhood -- when he was the Andy hardy of his time! His manhood -- when he knew jeers, before he heard the cheers of the crowd! Each complete! Each an impressive screen achievement!
CLARENCE BROWN PRODUCTION
Thrilling Sweethearts Of "Sweethearts" -- Are Sweethearts Again!
CANTOR in 40 LITTLE MOTHERS
"THE GHOST COMES HOME" with Frank Morgan, Ann Rutherford. The hilarious education of a timid soul!
"DR. KILDARE'S STRANGE CASE" Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, laraine Day in the exciting adventure of "The Friday Man!"
"FLORIAN"! Robt. Young, Helen Gilbert, Chas. Coburn! Drama of a man who searched the world... for two that war had torn from his side, but not from his remembering heart!
"TWO GIRLS ON BROADWAY"! Lana Turner, Joan Blondell, Geo. Murphy! Manhattan after dark! The story of theatrical sisters -- who loved the same man!
MORE EXCITING ENTERTAINMENTS IN M-G-M'S COMING HIT PARADE!
"ANDY HARDY MEETS DEBUTANTE" Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney! America's most beloved family celebrates its Second Screen Anniversary with a new triumph!
"GOLD RUSH MAISIE"! More Rowdy love fun with Ann Souther, "The explosive blonde"! She's manwise, amusing, amazing!
"THE MARX BROS., IN "GO WEST!" Groucho, Harpo, Chico! The loony Rangers ride again in a laugh-dizzy, girl=gorgeous musical rodeo!
AND ONE WAS BEAUTIFUL! with Robt. Cummings, Laraine Day, Jean Muir. From Alice Duer Miller's absorbing story of mystery and romance!
Hand in hand with Papa Leo goes Leo Jr., whose short subjects are an important complement to M-G-M features. Together they provide perfect screen fare, a substantial entertainment dish topped off with an excellent dessert.
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