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With the Major Screen Productions on Broadway
Miriam Cooper ?nlheOdth
Xorma Talmadge made a picture
called "Herself" which was presented
by Joseph Schenck to the "Say-it-with
flour" campaign of the Near East Re?
lief. The story tells of an actress who
is touched by the real tragedy of
human misery in the Near East, as
shown in the picture which she is
making. History repeats itself, and
when Miss Talmadge finished the
picture she sent a check for $1,000 to
the Near East Relief,
The four Marx Brothers, of vaude?
ville fame, have made their cinema
d?but. Julius, Arthur, Leonard and
Herbert are the Marx brothers' Chris?
tian names, and they are being feat?
ured in a series called "Comedies sans
Custard." The first comedy is called
Percy Marmont has b( on engaged by
Whitman Bennett to create the leading
ton; in the forthcoming picture, "The
Price." This play originally served as
a vehicle for Helen Ware.
An all-star cast will be seen in "The
Heart of Maryland," the Vitagraph
special production. Catherine Calvert
will play Maryland and others in the
;?ist are Crane Wilbur, William Collin.
Marguerite Sanchez, Felix Krembs and
Bernard Siegel. Tom Terriss directed
Harry Myers, who plays Mark'Twain's
?ero in "A Connecticut Yankee," has
r>een engaged to play opposite Bebe
Daniels in "The March Hare."
Justine JohnBtone and her company
have just returned from Georgia, where
the exteriors of her newest picture
The John Emerson-Anita Loos story,
"Beauty or Brains," has been definitely
retitled "Woman's Place." In this pic?
ture Kenneth Harlan will be seen op?
posite Constance Talm?dge and others
in the cast are Hassard Short, Florence
Short and Margaret Linden.
A picture called "Starving China,"
which shows the famine conditions in
northern China, has just been com?
pleted. The picture is in two reels and
was made for the American Committee
for the China Famine Fund by the In?
ternational Church Film Corporation.
It will be shown in churches, clubs
and schools, as well as in the movie
A George B. Seitz production called
"The Sky Ranger" will be released by
Path? on May 1. In this June Caprice
will make her d?but as a serial star.
Ivan Abramson's new film is called
'Mother Eternal." The picture has for
its star the beautiful Vivian Martin.
Supporting her are Thurston Hall, Earl
Metcalfe, Jack Sherrill and Vivienne
Bobby Agnew, who is seen in the
juvenile lead in "The Passion Flower"
and "Th?e Sign on the Door," will be
seen with Miss Talmadge in her next
picture, "The Wonderful Thing," which
Herbert Brenon will direct. '
Universal announces that "The Evil
Half," featuring Eva Novak, has be*en
changed to "Wolves of the North," and
Frank Mayo's picture, "The Truant,"
will be released as "The Valley of
John S. Robertson, the director de j
luxe, who made "Sentimental Tommy," j
will direct Elsie Ferguson in "Foot-1
) Pf earn SW?t i
' ?mall Tovr>
Hae?mny y, "%e Gdi'e? ?i?/ '
PALACE?Julian Eltingc, Emma Haig,
Julius Tannen and Harry Watson
divide topline honors. Morris and
Campbell, Ruby Norton, Dooley and
Story, Maria Lo and Lucas and Ines
complete the gala bill.
RIVERSIDE?Ethel Levey heads the
bill. "Flashes," Whipple and Hus?
ton, George Rockwell, Polly and Oz,
Sutter and Dell and others complete
the program. |
COLONIAL?Billy B. Van and James
J. Corbett top the bill. Bee Palmer, ;
Bronson and Baldwin, Evans and Pe?
rez, Jack Osterman and others also
EIGHTY-FIRST STREET ?William
Kent is the star. The screen fea?
ture is "The Faith Healer." Ona
Munson, George M. Rosener and
others are also on the bill.
HAMILTON?Belle Baker is the top
liner. Nat Nazarro jr., Jean Adair,
Glenn and Jenkins, Daly and Berlew,
Watts and Hawley and others com?
plete the bill.
JEFFERSON?Tempest and Sunshine
share honors with Ralph Riggs and
Katherine Witchie. Others on the
bill are Harry Breen, Morgan and
Gates, Matthews and Ayers, Jack
Kennedy, Jack Joyce and the Thames
LOEW'S AMERICAN ?"The Gilded
Lily" will be shown on the screen for
the entire week, and Mae Murray
will appear in person on Friday night.
The vaudeville feature is "A Lone?
some Girl" for the first of the week
and "A Society Symphony" for the
MOSS'S BROADWAY?Sessue Haya
kawa in "Black Roses" is the feature
film. The vaudeville is headed by
In Picture Theaters
ASTOR?"The Four Horsemen of the
Apocalypse" begins an indefinite en?
BROADHURST?"Over the Hill," the
William Fox picture, continues.
CAPITOL?"What Happened to Rosa,"
featuring Mabel Normand, is the
screen attraction. The music pro?
gram has the "Rienzi" overture.
Paderewski's "Minuet" and "A
?Southern Idyll," a potpourri of old
CENTRAL?"Dream Street," the new
D. W. Griffith picture, continues.
Paramount's picture of the Barrie
story, enters its third week.
FORTY-FOURTH STREET ? "Way
Down East," D. W. Griffith's picture,
LYRIC?"The Queen of Sheba," a Wil?
liam Fox picture, begins its run to
dav. The title r?le is done by Betty
RIALTO?Ben Turpin, in "A Small
Town Idol," a Mack Sennett comedy
drama, is the feature picture. The
music program includes the over?
ture to "Poet and Peasant," Orth's
"In a Clock Store" and Corelli's
"Suite in F," for the organ.
RIVOLI?"Proxies," a Paramount pic?
ture, with Zena Keefe and Norman
Kerry, is the screen feature. The
music is Tschaikowsky's "Capriccio
Italien," Kreisler-Dvorak's "Indian
... i...'' and Hibbon'a "Festival
SELWYN?Fox's "A Connecticut Yan
i Label .Normand
What HappeneJ to Rosq, Capitol
ken at King Arthur'? Court" begins !
its fifth week.
i STRAND?"The Oath," a picturization ?
of Locke's "Idol," is the feature, with
,a Buster Keaton comedy, "Neigh-j
bors." A special music program is j
! Brooklyn Theaters |
i MONTAUK?"Twin Beds" plays here
! MAJESTIC--"East Is West" is the at
i ORPTIEUM -Dorothy Jardon tops the
bili. Whiting and Burt, Wood and
Wyde and company, Bert Levy, Alex?
andria, the Rial3 and others also j
BUSHWICK? Charles Withers is the;
hcadliner. Billy Giason, Weaver
Brothers, Frank Gaby, Mattylee Lip
pan!, Lou and Gene Archer and the
Parkers complete the bill.
?LOEW'S METROPOLITAN?"The Gild?
ed Lily," featuring Mae Murray, will
lie shown all the week, and Miss Mur?
ray will appear in person on Thurs
SIR'BERT-CRESCENT-- Walter Scan
- BENIMM I MCa TODAY
t? ? TH6 OATH" We SEE DRAttA OUTSTRIPPING
IM POWER AND HUttANNESS ,THE FINEST
TH6 STAGE OR SCREEN HAS EVER CJlVEtt US
fron Ine iwv<?l
WILLIAM J. LOCKE x
COMVAY TE A RLE,
ANNA Q. NILSSON, N
CARL EDOUARDE conducting
FAMOUS" STIWMD MALE (?UARTnTE
ESTELLE CAREY. Soprano
MARK STRAND TOPICAL REVIEW
we mark strmd cweousi
THE l?4l?GEST IH THE WORLD,
I ATTRACTION z?
A PICTURE OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS
DIRECTE O ?V
Ian in "Hearts of Erin" is the attrac?
STRAND-^'Th? Passion Flower," with
Norma Talmadge, is the aereen feat?
ure, with a special music and dance
BORO PARK?Sylvia Clark heads the
vaudeville bill for the first of the
weok. The screen feature is "The
Witehing Hour." Yvette and "Buried
Treasure" are the chief attractions
the latter half.
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At Outlying Houses
SHUBERT-RIVIERA ? William Hodge
in "The Guest of Honor" is the at?
traction this week.
BRONX OPERA HOUSE ? "Up in
Mabel's Room" is this week's bill.
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At the Columbia
A new Lew Kelly show is the attrac?
tion ?t the Columbia Theater this week.
The production was made by Jack
Singer, whoso successful efforts in the
past have won for him four summer
runs at this house, in three of which
Kelly was the star. In this now show
the comedian is surrounded by well
known players, including Lucille Man
ion, Kathleen Odon, Margaret Haven,
Dolly Barringer, Alex Saunders, Arthur
Putnam and Joe Holland, who furnish
a moro than adequate support. The
vaudeville part of the program is
headed by Hill's Society Circus, a
trained animal act.
"The Queen of Sheba,"
New Fox Spectacle,
Opens at the Lyric
At the Lyric Theater to-night Wil?
liam Fox will present the newest crea?
tion of the Fox Film Corporation, en?
titled "The Queen of Sheba." This is
a dramatic and spectacular picturiza
tion of she love romance of one of the
most beautiful women the world has
ever known. The story is from an orig?
inal scenario by Virginia Tracy based
upon the legendary account of the
Queen of Sheba. The production has
been directed by J. Oordon Edwards. It
was filmed in part in the California
deserts and has an Orietal background.
More than 10,000 people were employed
in the presentation and more than
500 camels and horses were used.
There are thirty principals In the cast,
with, Bettv Blythe in the r?le of the
Queen of Sheba. Mr. Fox believes it
is the culminating triumph of his
career as a producer of spectacles.
There will be a special orchestra of
forty-five musicians. The musical set?
ting has been arranged and composed
by Erno Rapee.
Theatres Under Direction of Hugo Ristenfeld
the? loro story of Asme BoJeyn und King Honry VIII of England
T shall offer at the Rivoli Theatre, a motion picture,
1 that will reveal the possibilities of the screen in
Beauty-Splendor-Art in stage craft and acting?
A picture that brings to the vision with a Dower
seldom equalled on stage or screen, the stirring
romance that shook a throne and divided an empire.
TIMES Cont Noon
SQUARE to 11.30 P.M.
RIALTO COMEDY WEEK
PHYLLIS HAVER MARIE PREVOST
BEN TURPIN CHARLES MURRAY
? Small Town Idol
FAMOUS RIALTO ORCHESTRA
Hugo Riesenfeld and Lion Vemderheim, Conducting
BROADWAY Cont. Koon
at 49th Street to U.30 P.M.
PP OXIE S
A PARAMOUNT PICTURE
RIVOLI CONCERT ORCHESTRA ?1&???
Joseph Uttmn, Conducting
^THIRD WEEK Continuous Noon to ?3L.30 P.M.
ADOLPH ZUKORr Presents
SIR JAMES M. BARRLE'S
The Critics Say?
"CENTIMENTAL TOMMY is *Y?OR sheer beauty of treatment
*^ the seventh wonder of the ? and pirturization it would be
film world, and one forgets what difficult to conceive anything to
the other six wonders are in surpass it"?New York Mail
T?*^ I? ?tS S* * *?*. "T^ mostworth.wh?epicture
outstanding film achievement of 1 of ^^ *
the year."?Neto York Herald ?? . ?.?._ -,. _ ?
finest pictures I have ever ?seen.
"CEEMS destined to rank as ~Nem Tork 7V?W"
O the best thing produced by an "T> ARRIE himself could not have
American director thus far.*' -D found the ?slightest fault with
?New York Telegram it"?New York American
A Paramount Picture
with GARETH HUGHES
Directed ?by JOHN & ROBERTSON
Photoplay by JOSEPHINE LOVETT
42XD ST. W. OF B'WAT
PREMIER PRESENTATION ON ANY
NOTE?Owing to the elaborate musical getting for this ?up:
-?peotar.U. and tk?
that the ?tory ?tarts immediately after the overture, the audience ?* . fasl
requested to be seated by 8:20 without fail. "P??M?
, . pretf?nts'-^
TWICE DAILY, HtQ? TO-MORROW, at 2:15 and 8:15 P. M.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST MOTION PICTURE
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? A?i^ri^M^F^TISO MARVELOUS ACTING 3
Jt Arenic and Gymnastic Stars! BARBARY STALLIONS 30 2
*>?? 100 Funny Clowns ? Monsler Menagerie ? Congres* of Freak? 3
-2: ^ POSITIVELY ONLY GORILLA IN CAPTIVITY 2
Admission to Everything
50c to $3.00
(INCLUDING WAR TAX)
CHILDREN UNDER 12 AT RE?
DUCED PRICES AT ALL MAT?
INEES EXCEPT SATURDAYS.
$1.10 SEATS AND OVER.
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XW'O Big Concerts Su nday
Beginning M OX DAY, APHII. It
FEATURE of: LUXE __?
Back to Vaudeville after starring in Musical l'lavs. on the Screen and Tourin* th#
World?Th? Suprema Specialist in the Rarest and Most Popular of Stag? Oitie,
World's Greatest Male Delineator of Feminine Types. Done wlili BxquIsU?
_Artistic Precision of Effect and Refined Distinction. _________
Just a Natural Jester Who Could Hake Monarch? Merry and Convulse Court*.
Speaking the Public Mind and More Humorously to th? Point Than Etir.
? M M A H A IT" wlth.?c&S>
_The Sweetheart of_ the Dance. In "PI.AYTEMF."
"?-MORRIS & CAMPBELL-*HR U B Y Ti ORT ON
"The Avl-Ate-Her." The Llt?o Hip .-?tar Of for.*
1 y Jos. !.. Browning._ | Mareiic?. heim? at th<- Piano_
MARIA LO'S j """ Added Attraction ? LUCAS
PAMPO. yoVELTg DOOLEY & STOREY fc INEZ
_ .?IXOOJiaMg > Vaudeville n I r. Carte._I Topics of_tl?e_Py
EXTRA ADDED EE?T?KE _. ,r
One of Few Oreat Orlg-lnal Comedians Who Am Inimitable and Make TSe.r
Conifdy Conceptions Bulk Big
HARRY WATSON, J R ?
As "Teuns Kid Battling Dugati," the flg-hter with the funny face, whom -y.S'*
6n? reftr<>e agr?e, upon as the champion clo?vn fighter on earth, and a? The t>-m*
Commuter In "The Telephon? Booth."
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ETHEL LEVEY w 1TUi?ra??
ROBT. EMMETT KEANE
and CLAIRE WHITNEY
In SHIVERS, assisted by BLSA SHAW
ONA M?NSOW ? CO.. 0BO M ROSBN
KK. MR. <* MKS NOItCROSS KO*!
Sr!? DEVITT. JIM THF JAZZ KWg
G?o. ?yelford's Great Picture
THE FAITH HEALER
with Milton 8111s * Ann Kerrstt