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NOVELLO HIT TO BE SCREENED
London. — Dennis Price, one of the Rank organisation's top stars, will be lent to Associated British to star in the film ver sinn nf Tvnr Wnvplln's hitr miiRi
cal stage success 'The Dancing Years.' Price will play Novello's origi nal role. The film will be made in Technicolor by produ
cer warwiun Ward and director Harold French, the team respon sible for last year's box office hit, 'My Brother Jona than,' and the c h a rming comedy of a few years ago, 'Quiet Week end.' Price, with the director arid members of the techni cal unit, will
leave for Austria early in May for location work, which will be done in and round Vienna. Before that Price will return to the stage — but only for a week. He will appear at Worth ing Repertory in a production of one of his favorite plays, Lonsdale's 'The Last of Mrs. Cheyney.' DOMBARDIER Billy Wells, iJ one-time British heavy weight boxing champion, in structed David Farrar for fight scenes in 'Diamond City.' Wells is the man who beats that gong you see — and hear — before the start of a Rank film. He's now 62. PRROL Flynn is here from '-1 Hollywood, but his visit is described as 'purely private.' He says it concerns property he owns in the West Indies. There's a rumor he would like to make a movie in the Indies with some of the blocked' cur rency he has there, but to date he won't confirm 6r deny the story.