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    My earliest recollection of working in the motion picture

    One of my earliest recollections is of see Ann Blyth it was in the back lot at Universal Studios, we were shooting a seen from “The Merry Monahan’s” was one of the higher-budgeted Universal musicals of the 1940s, even though the storyline is strictly grade-B material.

    I first made the acquaintance of Ann Blyth on the film set of the filming of Danger Signal (1945). Warner Bros had borrowed Ann for this film. But burring filming, Ann suffered a broken back in a sledding accident while briefly vacationing in Lake Arrowhead and her mother and aunt went to Lake Arrowhead for a week. Ann had to be replaced in the role.

    After months of recuperation from a serious back injury. With her back s…

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