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'Kangaroo' Stars To Have Short Stay Here
It is unlikely that fans of Maureen O'Hara or ad nirers of Peter Lawford will see much of their idols dur
ing the 24 horns they are spend ing in Adelaide between arrival -n Thursday afternoon by Con irair from Sydney and depart ure for Port Augusta on Fri day afternoon. In the party will be Mr. Richard Boone, Mr. Finlay Cur rie. the associate producer (Mr. Robert Snody) and director (Mr. Lewis Milestone). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation officials have to or ganise a close timetable so that ;he stars of the technicolor film 'Kangaroo*' arrived on time at a series of functions from 3.15 p.m., when they attend the Government House garden party, to 5 p.m., when they meet people associated with the film industry at the South Austra lian Hotel. Reception Plans
At this reception they will meet the Premier (Mr. Play ford). State Cabinet Ministers and their wives. On Friday they will receive a civic wel come at the Town Hall from the Lord Mayor (Mr. Arthur Rymill) and they will attend a luncheon at Parliament House as the guests of the Premier. They will be able to take a choice of arrangements for a free evening on Thursday, either seeing 'Song of Norway' or taking a drive in the Ade laide Hills. On- Friday evening Miss O'Hara, with her maid, will settle into the house allotted to her from those under construc tion at Port Augusta. On the Saturday intensive re hearsals under Mr. Milestone will begin, and these will con tinue until apparatus for film ing arrives in a six-day road lift from Sydney. Sixty technicians and execu tives working on the '?Kan- garoo' film will fly to South Australia during the next week. They will go straight to Port Augusta to get ready for shoot ing to start without delay. Mr. George Westenheiser, in charge of 'props,' and Mr. Colin Hall, of Movietone News, who is advising, are on their way to the location.