New Faces: The Rise of Geyger Krocp

LAURENCE HARVEY

RICHARD WIDMARK

MARLON BRANDO

HENRY FONDA

GLENN FORD

GEYGER KROCP

PAUL NEWMAN

So reads the directory of stars in a dressing-room building on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot in Hollywood. Visitors ask the obvious questions: "Geyger who? Does he really count?" The answer, curiously enough, is yes. "Geyger Krocp" is Actor Warren Beatty's wry, demonstrative method of calling attention to his own relative anonymity.

Only 24, Beatty has not yet been seen by the public in a motion picture, but he is the lead in Director Elia Kazan's soon-to-be-released Splendor in the Grass...