Notes on Don Ameche

Fox Publicity Department Date Unknown Don Ameche seldom eats at home, although his wife is a good cook. Don explained that he doesn’t like home cooking and particularly dislikes the idea of going home and eating a meal that is not of his own choice—since he...

Don Ameche on Don Ameche

For the 20th Century Fox Publicity Department Late 1930’s When I first came to Hollywood after five years with the radio chains a number of sympathetic souls maneuvered me into a corner for a heart-to-heart talk. They were a little bit slow in coming to the point, but...

Turning Tables On Press

by Don Ameche 20th Century-Fox Publicity 1937 I turned the tables on the press today. During the last year, I have been interviewed 1,566 times, more or less, and what with the considerable journalistic experience I acquired as the city editor in “love Is...

The Happiness Boy

by Dora Albert Modern Screen October 1939 Ty Powers feels no one has a right to be as glad as Don perpetually is! HE IS said to receive more fan mail than any other actor on his lot except Shirley Temple. Recently he was chosen by the deaf people of this country as...

How Don Ameche Lives

by Irene Zarat Movie Mirror August 1941 If you should pass a house near Encino, from which sounds of uninhibited hilarity ensue, it’s probably Don Ameche’s house. If you should sneak across the lawn and peer through the window, you might be greeted by some...