Cinema: Variations Jul. 8, 1929

Eight Hours. In California, a law forbids children from acting in the movies more than four hours per day. Last week one Thornton Freeland, director for United Artists, needed a child, found Barbara and Beverly Bustetter, cast both for the same part, worked one in the morning, one in the afternoon.

Telephones. Once O. O. Mclntyre, Hearst colyumist. published Lew Cody's telephone number. Next day the Los Angeles telephone company, unable to handle calls for Cody, changed his number. Lately a night operator at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio gave out Nils Asther's number to...

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