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Who's That with Adela?


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A Film 78 Special in which Barry Norman talks to 84-year-old journalist Adela Rogers St Johns in Desert Hot Springs, California, about the personalities she has known - THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR; Western hero WYATT
EARP; pioneer director D. w. Grif FITH; silent screen stars RUDOLPH VALENTINO , MARY PICKFORD , JOHN GILBERT andTOM MIX ;Hollywood stars GARY COOPER andJEAN HARLOW -; Senator HUEY LONG and ex-President RICHARD NIXON.
Film editor ALAN MARTIN
Production assistant judy LINDSAY ProducerBARRY BROWN


Talks: Barry Norman
Director: D. W. Grif
Unknown: Rudolph Valentino
Unknown: Mary Pickford
Unknown: John Gilbert
Unknown: Tom Mix
Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Jean Harlow
Unknown: Senator Huey Long
Unknown: Richard Nixon.
Editor: Alan Martin
Unknown: Judy Lindsay
Producer: Barry Brown

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