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ATSXr WEEK : "GRUMPY," "THE PHANTOM RIVAL," LEW FIELDS, "THE THIRD PARTY
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ESSAl PLATERS iMifli' MP
NOBODY can profit from a compari
son of the two charmlnc comedi
ennes who spent the past week with us.
Miss Adams and Mls3 Tempest arc too
utterly different In personality and alms.
And they are Bono.
There Is room, however, for an autopsy
over the scenery of their plays. Miss
Tempest's setting for "Mary Comes First"
was only the usual thing In the usual
way, with a terrible back drop that at
tempted to pretend that Its skew-eyed
perspective was a real room seen through
double doors. Nothing mora antiquated
or In worse taste has been shown hero
Miss Adams, on the other hand, gave
both her plays with that attention to
detail which means personal supervision
by O star who knows what Is happening
In thO new stagecraft. Her room for the
flrst as.1 of "The Legend of Leonora" was
a. little, masterpiece of the simple and
genuinely artistic. Its flat, buff-gray
walls wero devoid of ornament, a beauty
In themselves. The arrangement ,of win
dows an! fireplace gave the Impression of
a room modeled on the Italian by people
of some artistic sense who knew Just
what they wished to achieve. The ar
rangement of blue and gray draperies and
odd bit of furniture collected apparently
as tne family went along heightened the
Maude Adams Takes
to tho New Stagcraft
But It was In the three settings for "The
Ladles' Shakespeare" that Miss Adams
showed her real knowledge of what the
artists of Germany have been doing with
lights and colors In revlvlfylns the art of
production. The warm slow of the light
was much heightened by the use of a
direct stream from the gallerj- calcium
tr.d of special rectors In the "foots."
A blue light thrown upon the sky drop
from the back It appeared gave a lu
minous quality to the heavens that no
other production has shown us,
gainst this blue, for one scene, there
wu set a simple row of columns only
two ylslble. They were comparatively
near the footlljhta and aglow with a
mallow cream against the green hedge
and trees and the rich sky, A variation
made as excellent a last scene, while In
between was set an absolutely simple ren
aissance room .that suggested the Italy
of Shakespeare's Imagination far better
than tons of carvings and draperies.
Tho outstanding Impression of "The La
dles' Shakespeare" was that here at last
we had & hint of what might be done
to make Shakespeare a Jolly, romantic
entertainment. Instead of a dreary essay
In literary uplift.
as a War Drama
"Quality Street," which Miss Adams re
vived at matinees, gave an Impression
all Its own, and an Impression that Bar
rio's quiet little comedy never before
achieved. Under the stress of current
events In northern France, It became the
very latest of war dramasf
The war of "Quality Btreet" Is the war
against Napoleon, but In spite of Its lack
of, up-to-datw machinery. It Is war Just
' the same. It opens with women knitting
for tho Belgians, as It happens. It sup.
plies Its tale of atrocities In the terrified
query of Phoebe Throstlet ''Is it true
that the Cqrelcan ogre eats Infants?"
And there are those monuments of hero
Jam, the "bums" who And their first con
genial Jobs as soldiers. Barrle spreads
them remorselessly through his quiet lit
tie town, terrifying meek maiden ladles
Into the complaint that "lie closed one
eye at me and then quickly opened it
You get a queer impression from the
contrast of quiet Quality Street to the
urdrotis stirrings on the Continent,
tht you are really seeing- war from the
lald-much more sharply than in any
modern, Amerlcan-roada. or even English
play on th iniquity of war. AH of which
Frarti probably surprise Barrle Immense-
, Jy If ho could . it.
I "What K Iblng
A ro&riHg". looking house full of demon
ttrativrt palma, triumphing over th turn-4-up
ttftita of Urn MiiUtofiUKU And on
iftt txft a ;!ura batfs usson by the
ggferi yllow litfhl at th ehasdeljwr.
wm turn wtimt Slw tf eafotfly
How Brian Started
If you talk of modern dancing which
quite u few "eccentrics" are doing these
days It Is Maurice and Walton, tho Cas
tles, Joan Sawyer, and so on, very seldom
Donald Brian. But It was the man who
dances and sings so expertly at the
Forrest that started the new tvpo
of ball a-rolllng. Most of us have for
gotten the fact that when Mr. Brian mado
himself the waltz king or, more accu
rately, prince of "The Merry Widow," It
was tho original "hesitation" that danced
Into fame with him.
That same "Merry Widow" Introduced
the maxlxe, though nobody thought of
calling It that. At Maxim's tho dancers
tried a set of evolutions that Mr. Savage
found In South America. Nobody will
deny that it was tho advent of the
Viennese operetta which brought dancing
into popularity again, via the wnltz. IJut
we have all of us forgotten that from It
came that Imputao toward varying the
danco steps which has created what we
call modern dancing.
Mr. Brian "started things" for which
we should be thnnkful. But wo theatre
goers should be a thousand times more
grateful that he, and Miss Sanitation,
too, resisted tho temptation to specialize
In the tango wid to desert the stage for
the dance hall and one-step academy. As
a consequence wo can see them every
night doing a dozen Interesting and artis
tic things besides tho Interludes of grace
ful gymnastics which are about all the
average tangolst gives us nowadays In a
But now comes the news that the Hesh
pots of Castledom are to prevail at last.
This Is the first of Mr. Brian's farewells,
for when the present season Is over 'ie
will hie himself to New York and devote
his talented legs to tho profitable busi
ness of teaching the young Idea how to
The Perfect Lady
Before the, play arrives Is, of course,
the really appropriate time to celebrate
the glories of a press agent So while
"The Third Party" la shifting his bag
gage Into the Adelphl Theatre, let us
pause a while over the life and works
of one May Dowllng, the only lady press
agent in captivity if we bar Ann Marble,
who rather specializes in New York.
Miss Cowling has run the gamut from
the movies to Shaw, from Ralney's Afri
can Hunt to "Fanny's First nay," Now
sho tolls for "The Third Tarty," and tolls
well. She It was who announced In New
York the Insurance scheme of the prin
cipals 10 coyer irequent personal violence
suffered from tho knockabout gyrations
with knives and such that "The Third
Party necessitates. But easily her prize
story was the widely printed news that
the tenants of houses adjacent to the
Shubert Theatre where the piece played
In New York complained to the Board
of Health about the thunderstorm In the
third act. Here Is Miss Dowllng's present
version of the affair;
"Every evening last summer, at 10
o'clock, terrific detonations Issued from
the stage of the Shubert Theatre. The
evenings being warm, the stage hands
left the large stage doors open, thus mak
ing the noise all the greater. Landlords
and landladies in the neighborhood, In
their complaint, contended that their
roomers and guests could not sleep, and
they asked the city authorities to compel
the management of the theatre to reduce
the effect of their noise-compelling ma
chinery or else close the large stage
Broad St and Montgomtrr Av.
FRED. O. NlXON-jWIBPLINOEn.Qtn Mgr
Mlb-WIMTEB FUN FESTIVAL!
UFROAKJOUS APPLAUPE WINNERS
Milton & DeLong Sisters
KallroaJ Comedy I1U. "Th Terminal"
Kaufman tlrullicra Als'bclleFondi Troupe
AUiaa & Hurray Rlcba rd Brother
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Cyril Maude, Actor-
Manager, and "Bunty"
An Kngllshma'n of unusual talents
comes to the Lyric next week. Outside
his tnlenU as a light comedian nnd an
Impersonator of every type from youth
to age, Mr. Maude Is also Interesting to
Americans as a new sort of player Ho is
tnat frequent figure on the English stage,
theiactor-managcr. It Is therefore natu
ral that he should have somo experi
ences like tho following, to which the
American player Is a stranger:
"We London managers," says Mr.
Maude, "all employ readers, much as
publishers do, and we read much of the
time ourselves. Many unsuccessful play
wrights imagine that when they send in
their plays they aro simply returned
eventually without being read, but I can
assure them that such Is not tho case.
Good plays are much too valuablo nug
gets not to be searched for eagerly.
Somo of the most successful plays, plays
that have made great fortunes, have had
extraordinary careers before they were
"I remember well how near Sir John
Hare was to not producing 'The Pair of
Spectacles,' feeling absolutely certain it
would prove a failure. "Ilunty Pulls the
Strings' was refused' by the Glasgow
Repertory Theatre. I came across that
play, too. In a curious way. I was walk
ing down to my club in London, and as
I crossed Leicester Square, a muslo hall
agent ran after me and said:
" 'Oh, I wish you would let mo bring
a man called Moffet to tcad a Scotch play
to you. I think It Ib clever, and I want
to know what you think.'
" 'Oh, don't bother me with an unknown
author reading a play,' I said. 'Send It
to me to read myself."
" 'No, you must have him read it to
you,' said the agent.
" 'Who is he?' I asked.
" 'Oh, an absolutely unknown man,' he
Concluded on l'aire Flie
UEQINN1NU MJXT MONDAY
EARL'S DIVING LILIES
Mon . tum wea
Orami Opera Offtm
Thurii , Frl , Bat.
Mtloily am) Mirth
In Who, nulllyt
A Night in
Beauty and Bong
Olhtr. anl Short Innrt.tlng Photopliya
DAILY 1 fifhUh I Evnla at 7 and 8
Glacier National Park
Ut and Habits of the Blaekfett Jodtaaa
MR. LAURENCE D. KITCHELL
Bureau of Commei Ual Economic.
With Motion Picture! sad UauJ-TlnuJ Slid.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC
We&ieIay January Z7t 2 P. M.
for tba tn0t
HOME BELIEF DIVISION
EMERGENCY AID COMMITTEE
Sun SOc, SSc and 1 6c
OS 81. at Ail Aitm.-Un and Psr
EMPIRE mWsMWm I
beating lut IjTflyXjJj Market
Capacity XZ?"!i- 7yyX ?'?
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On Monday, in advance o1 vraduc-
tlon in Philadelphia, the dramatic
editor o the Evening Ledger will
"Till: PHANTOM RIVAL"
from a performance of Mr, Belasco's
plau in New York.
concluded on Fuse Five Es
2 SHOWS DAILY MATINEES 2 P. M.. 25o AND 60o St'ft'V'iil . rip)
NIGHTS 8 P. M-. 25c TO jl.OO Wff 'P'P SI
NEXT WEEK Mf A Ip!
AMERICA'S DRAMATIC rAVOHITE tllS $!l5S$s3fcP K
SUPPORTED BV A SPLENDID CAST
In the Universal Peaca Play, "Thou Shalt Not Kill"
JOHN R. GORDON and COMPANY
In "KNICSHT AND DAY"
ALICE LLOYD'S LITTLE SISTER
Dtlfflt A r , nnnn
EDDIE LEONARD 'SW MABLE RUSSELL
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nOOMERANO HAT TIIROyERB
ROACH & McCURDY
in "A touch up nature"
HLon umilo wsssss
NATURE POSES OP THE I.OVELIEST WOMAN IN HISTORY ANn m '
IN CONJUNCTION WITH CRUICKBUANK'H CAniCATllitEH
Seata Alwaya a Wk In Advanc. Hell. Filbert 8303; Kty.tonn n. omn
VISITORS TO NEW YORK SHOULD NOT PAIL TO VISIT " ' '
B. F. KEITH'S PALACE THEATRE, 47th St. & Broadway
WONDHRPUL 8H0WB IN THE MOST HEATJTIFUL HOUSE IN THE WORLD
VAUDEVILLE U TO 11
The ChftrscUr l'orodlst
Batlrlilnr Timely Topic.
8 Other Notable Acts
THE QTAWI PV Market Ht. Abova 18th
"" aiAWL.Xil PICTURES 11 TO 11
In "THE MORALS OP MARCUS"
limii n I .. Matinee Today, Si30
LI I I LiC 1-OW Time Tonltht, 8:80
THEATRE "THE CRITIC"
ltlh&DaLancey tf. a Riot at Hilarity
a rrr nUl LAST MATINEE TODAY
ADELPHI LAST TIME TONIGHT
r J "TUH BELLE OP
ACADEMY Seat, at HPP l? CbfQiUe
Tonight at 8.15
brUawltacb,Planlat PALACE Theatre ?&.'
mirvrnpi AY qladys hanson in
JPflUiW " 'THE BTHAIOHT ROAD"
8TH AND ARCH STB.
TODA?, Ifeb SQ9
Professor Hyslop on
"The Phantom Rival"
When "The Phantom Illval" was In
Now York, the management received a
curious and Interesting note from Pro
fessor Hyslop, tho well-known Investi
gator of psychic phenomena, concerning
tho dream elements of the play which
comes to tho Broad Monday evening, HIb
letter is worth reprinting:
Tho American Institute for Scientific
Research, Section B, American So
ciety for Psychical Research, New
York, B13 WcBt 149th street.
My dear Mr. Belasco:
I have you to thank for tho delight
ful pleaauro last night of seeing "The
Phantom Rival," which is certainly a
most excellent psychological play.
i' or tnose also wlio can see It thi
play can have Its ethical value, but
all depends on tho nature of the ob
server for that Import. But I do not
thing any one would fnll to appreciate
Its psychological interest. I do not
say psychic, because wo scientific
people aro perhaps n little pedantic,
at least I, with my connection with
tho Society for Psychical Research,
have to bo technical in the use of the
term, which Implies something super
normal, But In tho popular concep
tion of the play it is also a good
THE SOULFUL VIOLINIST
, nwinin AfflJ UArWtUO
UNIQUE BALLROOM DANCERS
PATIIU NEWS WKEIU.YMOTIOpT
mmmm academy op music sks
Next Fri. iV!- Sat. Mat. ft
TICKETS t."Pc;,. J."e cueimlu at.
uwc, me, l Amp, sac.
nuiiS t -otftrtr.s PA"Eljr
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la THE PHANTOMJUVAL
GARRIOO Lat Mat. & NiSTt
UEO. M. COUAN-H Powerrul Comedy Drama
THE MIRACLE MAN
, NEXT WEEK-SEATS SELLIno"' iX
A lunSSSm LEW FIELDS
in THE HIGH COST OF LOVING
I VRIP JAST MATINEE TODAY "
"lmv LAST TIME Tomairr
.J?.0?"11 by w- 0hm Browne
"Tllif MARRIAOB QP KITTY" and
TUB DUMB AND THE BLIN1?'
METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE
METROPOLITAN OPERA CO., SEW YORK
DEaf 8 BORIS GODUNOW
Ubh Obar, DalaunsK, Oucht, Cai Mil.
W4m, Althaiuw, th!er, Baija, Besiirta,
ilciM CeuAuelST Mr Voluxa Seste tlM
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LYRIC "Grumpy," with Cyril Mude. The beat of English comedians In .
tlvo play of suspense nnd amusement, which narrates the oxtiloltn h d',tc
old criminal lawyer who finds a crlma committed In his housennM .' '
year nnd a half of oxlstcnce, "Grumpy" has seen only two cIm w "'
and Boston. t,ea' Nw York
dab "The Phantom nival," with Leo Dltrlchsteln and Laura
David Celasco's produotlon of Fcrenc Molnnr's comedy of 41,1 i,CfM,!
dreams of the return of a former
nnd then finds tho reality prosaic,
company Is the name seen for four
vAiiKiuu. "xno liign i;ost or moving," with Lew Flolds nnd Geortro ?!...(. - "
Gorman comedian In a "straight" farco which deals with sundrv hfiui Th'
gentlemen who find themselves nil paying blackmail to the same wnm.J ,?
"paBt" which nevor existed. wom&n for
ADELPHI "The Third Party," with Taylor Holmes and Walter Jones A k.,
ous farco of domcstlo complications which nmWd New York tha 'n.f v ir
tha season. The plot Is of tho fnmlllar triangular variety, amuslni-lv'), f, .!
Tlit actors arc nil expert. y' nm,,8"W handle!,,,.
WALNUT "September Morn," a musical comedy of Clilcngo orlcln with . ,
model tinslnir thn nrlrrltinl nt din nnlnHnin olnll.. ' """ tt lanem
FORREST "Tho Girl from Utah," with
Julia Sandorson, Donald Brian and Jo
soph Cawthrono. Paul Rubens' English
musical comedy of Mormons, old nnd
young, In London. Book and music of
uneven value, sometimes very good, In
deod, The performance Is excellent,
KEITH'S Henrietta Crosmnn In "Thou
Shalt Not Kill"; Eddlo Leonard and
Mabel Russell; La MIlo, poser; Ward
Baker, violinist; John R. Onrdon & Co.
in "Knight nnd Day"; Roslo Lloyd;
Gardiner Trio, dancers; Roach nnd Mc
Curdy In "A Touch of Nature"; Moran
and Wiser, Boomernng Hat Throwers,
nnd Pathe Weekly films.
GRAND Frank Milton and tho DeLong
Sisters In "The Terminal"; Ford and
"Truly," the comodlan and the 1ml
tatlvo dog; the Kaufman Brothers In
songs and sayings; the Mnbelle Fonda
Troupe, rapid fire Jugglers; Mabon nnd
Murray; Richards Brothers, grotesque
acrobats, and comedy movies.
GLOBE Hoey nnd Lee, dialect come
, dians; "Blackface" Eddlo Ross, ban
Jolst; J. Warren Keane nnd Grnco
White, magicians; Robert Henry Hodgo
in "Bill Blithers, Bachelor"; Cook and
Manson Twins; Mnrzella's Birds; Irene"
Law and Ethel Skllton; Brooks and
Lorella, knock-about gymnasts; "Morn
ing, Noon and Night," and photoplays.
WILLIAM PENNT3tiU and West, In
"Since the Days of '01"; the Six Little
Honey Bees, in a musical melnngo; John
and Wlnnlo Hennlngs; Jack G. McLallcn
nnd May Carson, roller-skate experts;
Kramer and Morton, comedians, and the
CROSS KEYS (First half of week)
Earlo's Diving Lilies, in aquatics; James
Reagan and company. In "Who's Guil
ty?" the Franconl opera company, in ex
cerpts from grand opera; Abbott and
Brooks; Atwell and Stone, eccentric
comedians, and the Nelson Trio,
AMERICAN "Bought and Paid For,"
with the resident company George
Broadhurst's powerful nnd steadily In
teresting play nbout a wlfo's rebellion
from an Intemperate husband. Good
comic relief, too.
EMPIRE Joe Hurtlg's "Social Maids,"
If you're subject to hysteria,
when you laugh to excess, take
your physician with you to the
ADELPHI THEATRE MONDAY
EVENING to see Taylor Holmes
and Walter Jones in THE THIRD
PARTY, the funniest farce comedy
Far Denedts ut I.jrlo & Adelplil Theatre
THE DISTINGUISHED ENOLISII ACTOR
AND HIS LONDON PLAYHOUSE COMPANY
INTERNATIONALLY SUCCESSFUL COMEDY DRAMA
THE GREATEST AND MOST ARTISTIC t
SUCCESS IN THE HISTORY OF THE STAGE
by HORACE 1IODOKS and T, WH1NISY PEItOYVAL
Engagement Will Positively Terminate Saturday Evening, Tebruary P
FRANKLIN AND GIRARD AVE.
Matinee Daily Except Friday
IIEGHNNINO NEXT MONDAY
THE ONE HIO TLAY
OP OUH DAY
FIRST TIME IN "STOCK" AND
T 1m!ir.AH PRICKS
l'UEUS, PUIILIO AND PULPIT
PLAY THE MOST FORCEFUL
WUITTEN IN YEARS
P p y P P u) p iD
ri Ttl and Nt Week. Ev. 8:15
rOrreSl lUllnec. TODAY & We4. 3:15
CHARLES FROHMAN Pra.enta
Tbe Oreat Three-Star Combination
in THE GIRL FROM UTAH
METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE
MATINEB TODAY AND TONWHT
TWO SNTIBELf NBW PliOOHAMa
Hop Crew I
the wf, nl
lover as a (treat varlntv nr
Mr. Dltrlchsteln plays exnertu ' .J',,0,4
or five months In Now York Ul'''
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with George Stono and Etta Pln.i i" '.
"Busy Little Cunid . I t ..'""A ;
by Leon Berg and Will ir. Vodr TA
FEDIWARY 1. ,
WALNUT "Damaged. Goods." a ...
cnganement of Hricux's ZzSi
KEITH'S niancho Walsh In "The wflm )
S,n m so": Marlon "ttlete
"Florentlno Slngors"; BaRonghl, Z,,, ''i
trlan comedian; Stuart Barnes ml'i
loglst; Baby Helen v&woSKl
Flanagan and Edwards In "Off .nil
On"; Miller and Lyles, blackfa S3
mewans; unanotto navenscroft, .int.
rig violinist; Plplfax and Panto, EnJ
Weekly motion pictures.'
RROAD "Pygmalion," with Mrs. Patrick"'
Campbell. Shaw's newest coraedr "'
fresh from a run In Now York. Mr.V
"""i'"tu, mo uisiinguisnca Enellih
actress, plays a flower irlrl nf t, t
don streets, who In taken In t.i.r .
by a professor of phonetics, tautht 4
uflAflV r'urrll-l. ...11. 1 1. lV
.,,...... .u,,a,,o,t nun me accent of &
duchess, and passed oft on society at
LYRIC "Dancing Around," with Al Jol- i
son. A New York Winter Garden show
m 1110 iamiuar ana ciaoorate type, ex
ploiting principally comedians and .
OARIUCK "Innocent," with Pauline
ItYnrlnrirlc. .ffihti ATllta,, Y..it...
L'nstiange, Georgo Probert and Franks
Kcrnblo Cooper. A drama of the tragiij I
effect of a young girl, of much beauty
and no knowledge, upon various sortt '
KEITH'S Hat Wills, comedian; Arthur
Prince, English ventriloquist; Mr.
comody and dancing; Cecilia Wright! -j
vocalist; Five Annapolis Boys; Antelo 3
irmento ino; .tiopitins sisters; Ma.
honey and Auburn, and the Paths
News Weekly motion pictures.
WALNUT "Kb a Long Way to Tipper-
," a war drama along popular HneK, 1
IUARY 22. 4
ADELPHI "Peg o' My Heart." with
Florence Martin, Reeves Smith and
Concluded on Tate Flv
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