Cinema: Shorts: Mar. 20, 1939

> Now making The Life of Alexander Graham Bell, Stanley and Livingstone, Steinmetz, Producer Darryl Zanuck announced the subject of his next excursion into screen biography: Brigham Young. Meanwhile, the University of California, having canvassed 10,000 schoolteachers, discovered that their first choice for a film dramatization of a U. S. historical event is the story of Nathan Hale.

> En route to Hollywood to make his first U. S. picture for Producer David Selznick, pudgy British Director Alfred Hitchcock (The Lady Vanishes) stopped off to lecture Yale drama students in cinemanufacture. Excerpt: "Suspense can...

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