Host Mary Pickford introduced Poulsen to 200 celebrities and civic leaders on the lawn of her home, Pickfair. The Danish director was invited by the California Festival Association to stage an outdoor production of the play Everyman at the Hollywood Bowl that September.
|In this grainy photo from the Los Angeles Times (7/23/36), you can see Charlie and Paulette to the right of Mary|
(in white hat).
|L-R: Poulsen, CC, Paulette, Norma Shearer, and Mrs. Poulsen.|
|Poulsen at left and Jean Hersholt on the right. I apologize for the watermarks.|
Day By Day: 1936: An account of one year of Chaplin's life. (Note: Some recent updates to the series are only posted on the series page.)