Sport: Records

Directors, engineers, making sound pictures have long been troubled by the roar of beaded dresses, clash of pearl beads, clangor of bracelets tinkling. Last week Paramount ordered for stars and extras rubber beads, pearls, jewelry.

Pay—to William J. Locke, author, $50,000 from Joseph M. Schenck for one story lor Norma Talmadge, Schenck's wife. To Erich Von Stroheim—$285,000 and 10 weeks' time allowance to make Queen Kelly, starring Gloria Swanson.

In Hollywood, Universal Co. began to make The Five Frankforters, a story about the Rothschild family. Assistant...

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