Cinema: Menu

By last week most of Hollywood's producers had laid before U. S. exhibitors a tempting menu of cinema fare for the 1 939-40 season (beginning about Aug. 31). Some entrees:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, mighty producing subsidiary of Loew's Inc., promised to spend $42,500,000 on 52 pictures, another $2,500,000 to advertise them. Headliners: Sinclair Lewis' It Can't Happen Here (shelved in 1936); The Wizard of Oz in Technicolor; Northwest Passage with Wallace Beery, Spencer Tracy and Robert Taylor; Quo Vadis?; The Women with Norma Shearer and Joan Crawford. M-G-M will also release Producer David O. Selznick's...

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