Hollywood, Wed.: John Wayne was named the leading film star in terms of box office receipts in the "Motion Picture Herald" annual poll of exhibitors.
The trade magazines list included three stars who are among the first 10 for the first time—William Holden, Jane Wyman, and Marlon Brando.
Wayne was also first in
1950 and 1951.
Others after Wayne, in order of box office popula- rity, were Martin and Lewis, Gary Cooper, James Stew- art, Marilyn Monroe, Alan Lad, Holden, Bing Crosby, Miss Wyman, and Brando