Cinema: Shorts: Jan. 2, 1939

> Ten biggest box-office stars of the year, listed by Motion Picture Herald in its annual poll of 10,000 independent U. S. theatre owners, and representing for the first time stars of only two of Hollywood's major companies:

1) Shirley Temple (20th Century-Fox)

2) Clark Gable (MGM)

3) Sonja Henie (20th Century-Fox)

4) Mickey Rooney (MGM)

5) Spencer Tracy (MGM)

6) Robert Taylor (MGM)

7) Myrna Loy (MGM)

8) Jane Withers (20th Century-Fox)

9) Alice Faye (20th Century-Fox)

10) Tyrone Power (20th Century-Fox)

> In London, managers of a new newsreel theatre announced an innovation: installation...

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