Thursday, March 08, 2018

Bob Had His Own Special "Zinc", For Sure!

This photo appeared in a French magazine in 1935.  It's a 1929 Bob, back when he was into wearing all white during his leisure activities. 

A translation of the photo caption:  "A fervent sportsman, Robert Montgomery has his own special "zinc".   Does anyone out there know what "zinc" meant in 1935 French slang? 


Carrie said...

I wish I could find out more about the supposed flying license (or lesson)!

Kathy said...

Yes, Bob would've been a busy boy, both filming Love in the Rough and traveling to Georgia in July, 1930. And then there's the interesting tidbit that his flying a plane is never mentioned again. (Well, discounting the miniature planes he flew later in the 1930s.) To quote Mr. Mercer: "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy ballyhooey Hollywood..."