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To Play Lead in Film WITHMR. VICTOR JpRY
After a fortnight's search, j dur- ing wtíich Lime the director, Mr Clarence Badger, has interviewed nearly 80 girls, and taken exten
sive screen tests of 15 of them; Miss
Peggy Barnes has been chosen to , play the leading role in the Colum- bia picture, "Rangle River," oppo- site the American screen star, Mr.
Victor Jory, who will arrive iri Syd- ney by the Niagara ¿his morning,
Miss Barnes, whose name has been,changed U "Margaret Dare." is a well-known Sydney girl. She was educated at Kooyong, Moss Vale, and has done a great deal of mannequin and photographic work. She Is tall and slim, with curly ash-blonde hair, and she has wide set, blue-green eyes. Miss Baines is fond of sports, and is an experienced horsewoman. She Is the first-Australian girl to be signed on a long-term contract by National Studios.
A few months ago. Miss Bnrnes had decided to accompany her stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J. Goldberg, of Mosman, on a trip to America, but later changed her mind and remained: in Sydney;. . Naturally, sh,e Is de llghte that she was here to take her chance among-the many applicants for the lending role in' "Rangle River." ' ;