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Some of these Indies nre stud to
they followed Mr. DurborouKh's
showing patrons to their seats.
E. H. Sothern Here in His Farewell Harry Lauder at
Lyric New Play at Walnut New
inn PHI "The Two Virtues." with K. II. Sothern and Alexandra Carlisle. A
SUaii ,.....i u,,.,.,, ,lnn1lr Willi llm vlrfllna nt rlinntltv itlltl I'ltnrltv. wlllnll
..Mhi ncaln that "tho greatest of these
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his friend from tho clutches or 11 "designing woman,"
I. fln,i her charming enough to win his heart and hand,
TYR1C Harry Lauder on his eighth American tour. Tho program will contain
tildes many old favorites the following new hongs: "Sha. Comes Frnc Honnlo
Gotland " "Jean, My Jean." "Come Hack, Nanny," and others. Mr. Lauder Is
jurround'ed by an "international" vnudcvlllo bill.
wifVtr 'The Law or tho Land," with Adelaide French, Glen Hevcrldgn and
Frank Sterling. A play by Ocorgo Hroadhurst dealing with a murder mystery.
In which the culprit Is discovered but freed In tho end. It played a largo part
nf last season at tho Now York Playhouse.
tittle THEATRE SIk one-act plnys presented by tho Stage Society of Phlla
aVlDhla "Vlttles," "The Little Stone House." a Russian tragedy; "In the Train,"
'The Last Gulden," "Eight O'clock" and "Tho Artist" oro tho names of the offer
ings. A bill of diversified appeal.
aknMCK "Twin Beds," with Hay Cox.
A farce by Salisbury Field and Mar
Mrtt Mayo, which deals with tho comic
adventures of people who mistake other
people'B apartments for helr own.
FORREST "Around tho Map," with
filsle Alder and William Norrls. Good
music, better acting and singing. Ur
ban' scenery best of all.
' BKOAD "Pollyanna," with Patricia Col
llnge, Kfllo Shannon and Herbert Kel
cy. The "glad girl" of tho "glad books
playing tho "glad game" with sentl
UTTLE THEATRE The Stage Society
of Philadelphia In four one-act come
dies.. "Over tho Hills," "Overtones,'
''Helena's Husband" nnd "Lovo of
One's Neighbor." A bill of light nnd
diverting character, with many a good
CHESTNUT BTREET OPERA HOUSE
"On the Firing Lino with tho Germans,"
tft North American's war pictures,
Aowlng Bcencs during the German of
fensive against tho Russians.
IUNLEYAl week, "Poor Little Pap
plna," with Man' Plclcford. Miss Tick
ford Is seen ns a little Italian. A Bur
ton 'Holmes travelogue, entitled "Tho
Grand Canyon." A Paramount Plcto
rraph. News films will also be shown.
IROADI'A Monday, Tuesday and Wed
nesday, "Tennessee's Pardner." with
(Fannie Wnrd: Thursday, Friday nnd
IBaturday, "Mlco nnd Men," with Mar
FALACE Monday, Tuesday and Wednes
day, "The Ragamuffin," with Blanche
Sweet. Thursday, Friday nnd Saturday,
; "Tennessee's Pnrdner," with Fannlo
: UlTII'B Elsie Janls, Impersonator:
Henrlette do Serrls and her 15 Parlslnn
models; the Farber Girls, In songs,
dances and chatter; Charles Olcott, In
"A Comic Opera In Ten Minutes"; Jo
seph E. Bernard nnd company. In "Who
Is Bha?" Kramer and Morton, "Two
Black Dots"; Jed and Ethel TJooley!
' Harris and Manlon, In "Undo Jerry nt
the'Opera"; Lohse and Sterling, acro-
1 COLONIAL "A Romance of the Under
World." William Clayton & Co., Keno
1 & Green, comedians; Harry Brooks &
y Co., In "Tho Old Minstrel Man;" The
, BenenB, musicians; Hlo and Norman,
, Mrlal act; McCowan nnd Gordan. In
'Two In One;" Hilda Schull, vocalist;
; Miller and Lyle, blackface act.
:'f 'jJKW'The Luck of the Totem," Cleo
"ucoyne, vocalist; Tho Kaufman
ming to Keith's next week.
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have been so depress cd by the failure of the Gcrmnn troopers to return that
car to Philadelphia and now wntch the film daily at the Chestnut when not
At any rate, war time usherettes look very much like wartime nurses
in their costumes. '
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Is clinrlty." Tho hero, urged
tho lady only
Brothers, comedians; Evelyn May &
Co., In "Live Wires;" Holmes nnd Wells,
comedians; Tho Paldrons, acrobats.
CROSS KEYS First half of the week
"The Passing Kovuo of 1D1C," Caesar
Itevoll, Charles, tho educated monkey;
Lloyd, Whltehearst and Wnrrcn, com
edians; Dancing Doughartles, Evans
nnd Hnrklns. Second half of the week
Passing ftevuo of 1D18," The Duncdln
Trio, Husscll nnd Calhoun, Holleu and
Hayes, Lane & Co., Clements and O'
Connor. GI.OUEJ. Davis. In "The Klnkald Kil
ties;" Pllcer and Douglas, dancers;
Charles Roder, in "Tho Night Doctor:"
Tho Dancing Macks, Jack Straus, vocal
ist; Olympic Trio, gymnasts; Kmlllo
Earle, vocalist; Charles Kenna, Tho
Four Readings and Hernlvicl Brothers.
GRAND Tho Alexander Kids, Robert H.
llogo & Co., in "Bill Blithers, Lawyer;"
Lady Sen Mel, vocalist; Wllklns and
Wllklns, singing and dancing skit; Den
ny O'Donald nnd Mildred Blair, acro
bats; tho Frogman, contortionist.
KNICKERBOCKER "Rip Van Winkle."
Tho Knickerbocker Players, In Jo
seph Jefferson's famous play, with Ted
Brachett as "Rip."
AMERICAN "Tho Law of tho Land."
Tho Arvlno Players, In George Broad
hurst's play of murder nnd Intrigue.
The Precious Packet
IN FIVE PARTS
From the Book by FRED JACKSON
A romantic tale, full of action, of a younger son with
neither fame nor fortune, who acquired both and a wife as well.
SEE IT Regent, Market Below 17th Street.
TODAY Logan Auditorium, Broad and Rockland Streets.
GOLD ROOSTER PLAYS also appear every week at
56th St. Theatre S'K
nri LIAM OERMANTOWN I
rLLMAM AT SHARPNACK
62D AND WOODLAND
52d STREET b2DAnsom
HOOKING OBTAINED FROM
Cifiu Snluiilnu nnd here nml there
Ihrtmph the xierli, the I'.ifmmi T.Eiiorn'n
1'lwtoplan .Vnii-.tliniif-Toirii ehilll with the
iplnllr nil nlioiil fir iirrionalttlev behind
the neli)hhorhooil tllentren nnd the Iiim
tie nt'jir 1'or the cnmiilrte and eteeurntc
imnrttmv of the rnnifitfi lurk nee the t'ha
topiaii fhnrt In .loiiifm;' IIiimmi Lvpotn.
It looked likn "gntlid nporn night" In
the nelghtiiiihooil of With, Pine nnd Spruce
streets last evenlirj, the occasion being
tho invitation opening of tho new Flfty
sKth Street Theatre, West Philadelphia's
latest photoplay house. Members of
the press and notables were the guests
of the owners at n private exhibition.
There worn automobiles by tho scores,
nnd It kept the police busy keeping tho
trnfllc from being congested.
The guests marveled nt tho appoint
ments and construction of tho theatre,
which was designed nnd built by experts.
At nny time 1000 persons can be taken
care of comfortably, every ono having
a Hear view of the screen. This Is un
usual In tho general urn ot motion pic
ture theatres, and the result Is obtained
by tho scientific slopo of the floor nnd
the seating nirangements.
Special attention was paid to tho In
terior work of the theatre. Tho walls
nro beautifully panelled In old rose and
mulberry efTccts of satin damask with
borders of Ivory, having ns bas-reliefs
columns In t opt mentation of Caen stone
and Roman gold. The scats are luxurious
ones of Clrnsslan walnut, upholstered in
Spanish leather. All the doors nnd exits
aro hung with old ioso and mulberry
Every one voted the house as ono of
the llnest In the city and second to none
In point of ncccssorlcs.
In planning the home tho projection
was glcn first consideration and tho
beautiful, brilliant nnd flickcrless ple
nties shown on tho screen revealed tho
wonderful possibilities of motion pho
tography. Through the courtesy of the Fnmouns
Players Exchange, tho Philadelphia ofllce
of tho Paramount Company nnd the
Stanley Booking Company, n special pro
giam with Gcrnldlno Farrnr in "Temp
tation" as tho feature was given and
tho guests enjoyed a full two hours' en
tertainment. Ono of tho regrets of tho evening was
the failure ot the Kimball Company to
have the organ Installed. Instead, Pro-
I T N r n I N 4DTH AND
Li 1 IN KJ L, IN WOODLAND
YORK PALACE 2TTH A?DK
MAMMOTH 6TH AND,
13TII AT OERMAN.
LEHIGH PALACE y&JffiS
PAI APP 3023 LONGSHORE
UltrnCUm AVE. and CIIELTEN
Inc., 1235 Vine St.
I I t i I
fe'asor Myers Symphony Orchestra fur
nished the music.
The I101190 will be ready for the gencrnl
public today nt matinee and evening per
formances, and tho special program of
last night will bo repeated. The lover of
photoplays In West Philadelphia who
has been waiting for some time for the
houso to open will have the opportunity
of seeing a great Paramount program
Olrl detectives are hard to play en the
screen without making them too melo
drnmatlc. Therforc, the performance of
Hazel Dawn In the production of "My
Lady Incog." In which this delightful star
appears at tho Alhambra Theatre tho first
half of next week, Is all the more re
markable for the thorough artistry dis
played In her Interpretation of Nell Car
roll, n sympathetic role. The last half
of tho week Manche Sweet will be seen In
her new role in "The Itagamuflln."
! Two TrlatiRlo bills nnil a World feature
ptay will be next week's list of offerings
at tho Qrcat Northern Theatre, and thoy
ore of a character to appeal to all classes
of play-goers. Clara Kimball Young,
tho World Film star, considers tho role of
I Sonla SokolofT, which sho portrays In
"The Yellow Passport," to bo seen on
I Wednesday and Thursday, tho greatest
part In her film career. As an nmbltlous
, and noble-hearted Ilusslnn girl perse
cuted by tho Secret Police, Miss Young
has a part that gives her full scope to
display every phase of her dramatic
First presentations rule at tho Regent
Theatre. On Wednesday nnd Thursday i
little Mary Miles Mlnter, the youngest
star In the world, will be seen In "Dim
ples." In a role admirably suited tn her
distinctive eharms and notable drnmatlc
gifts and afford' her the opportunity of
displaying versatility. Miss Mlnter Is sur
rounded by nn unusuallj strong cast
headed ny Thomas .1. Carrlgnn, nnd In
cluding Peggy Hopkins, William Cowper,
Peril Tldmnish. Marry Kord, Mae Do Mctz
AIUAMDDA ,!'h- Morrlt i PaMjnink Am.
ALHAIUdKA Mat Dolly nt 2: nvfi.. T i 0.
Vaudovllle & I'aramTt Plcturo.
CLEO RIDGLEY and
WALLACE REID in
"THE GOLDEN CHANCE"
-Till a noli:
Douglas Fairbanks in
His Picture in the Papers
ADf"I I Ci 82D AND THOMPSON
A" ULLU MATINED DAILT
Robert Warwick in
"Fruits of Desire"
BLUEBIRD -0D NonT" nnOAD ST
Mary Pickf ord in
"Behind the Scenes"
1?E"I lIfMTT B2D ABOVn MARKET
ljEL,LilVlJl 1 Mats. 1 :no & n :no. inc.
Er. (1:30. 8. U:30. 15c.
Fannie Ward in
BOTH AND rTHAR PARAMOUNT
CUDAIt AVE. CdLll TIinATRB
Dustin Farnum in
VIOLET MEP.SERnAU & SIDNEY nilACV In
"THE PATH OF HAPPINESS"
HENRY R. WALTHALL & EDNA MAYO In
'The Strange Case of Mary Page'
FRANKFORD " "SSb
HENRY WOODRUFF in
'THE HECKONINO FLAME"
JOE JACKSON in
"A MODERN ENOCH ARDE.V
Mats. 2-nriO fa
0U Jl. Raneom Hvks. 8 30 to 11 10c.
Evgs. 8 30 to 11-
HARRY MEYSTRAYER in
"House of a Thousand Candles"
-V. L. S. E, PRODUCTION-
Mary Pickford in
rl rlIP BtTH & MARKET. 2.15-M)
X-. S. E.
William Courtney in
"The Island of Surprise"
fllRARn AVENUE THEATRE
-IIVrtI1-' 7TH AND OIRARD AVE.
SYD CHAPLIN in
"A SUOMARINE PIRATE"
Willard Mack in "ALOHA OE"
CHILDREN'S STAQE CONTEST
EXHID1TED IN ONLY
IN EACH LOCALITY
Ask for Metro Pictures
An Absoluts Guarantee ot Quality
THE MOVIE NUT!
f' 1 I I iBfrtKHOME ZJiWn
Mmo. Petrova, star of "What Will Pco
plo Say?" at tho Hlueblrd on Thursday,
recently visited tho wounded soldiers In
Canadian hospltnls and entertnlncd them
with recitations and pantomlmo acting.
Sarah Bernhardt, nt tho nge of 72, per
formed ono of tho greatest services to her
art that It has heen her wlvlleco to con
tribute In n lifetime of devotion to tho
stage when she camera-acted the story
of "Jeanne liore," which will ho seen In
Hlueblrd Photoplays nt the Overbrook
Theatre on Filday.
"Mice and Men," the new Famous
Plnycrs-Parnmonrit production, In which
Marguerite Clarlt Is starred, Is an adap
tion of tho famous play by Madeline I,u
cettc It.vlcy, In the stage version of which
Annie Husscll and Lady Ocrtrude Forbes
Robertson scored great personal successes
In New York nnd london. respectively.
It will bo shown nt the Ocrmnntown on
Friday and Saturday.
Francis X. Rushman, tho Metro star,
who Is playing In "Man nnd Ills Soul,"
playing at tho Victoria on Monday nnd
Tuesday, Insists on wearing a largo nme
thyst ring on tho llttlo finger of his right
hand, no matter -That role he Is playing.
Victor Moortq the comedy star of tho
Lnsky studios, whose "Chlmmlo Fodden
Out West," produced by Cecil B. DcMllle,
has Just been roleasctl through Para
mount, Fays that he woutd copyright his
r.ebra-strlped sweater If he didn't have to
send It to Washington. D. C, ns exhibit
A In the application. lie can't afford to
let It out of his hands, ho says, ns It Is a
classic of the loom, and It would be hard
to duplicate It.
Patrons of tho Sherwood can see It Sat
urday. Ocorgo Le Ouorc, the noted Juvenile
actor, who Is featured In "The Turmoil"
and other Metro wondcrplas, has more
than $300 worth of fishing tackle nnd
paraphernalia, but he seldom catches any
SrSm SouBm Grwamu
THE followlnic thentrr obtain their pictures thrnuch the STANLEY
Ilooklntr Cnmpnny, wlilrli Ik n Rimriuilrn of carlj .li.niliiRn of the
flnut produrtloin. All plrturrn rrvlrurtl lirforr eililliHImi.
ill your inrauiy
obtuliilne plctiirni throuiili tlin
HrATl Nnrtrinrn I"AD ST.. nnin A
Vareat nortnern cskrmant'n avks
Bessie Barriscale in
IRIS THEATRE aM0 auegton
BESSIE BARRISCALE in
"THE IIUKI-N SWAMP
MACK SWAIN in
A KEYSTONE COMEDY
JEFFERSON sorn gr.&vrmN
Robert Warwick in
"The Fruits of Desire"
I PAnpB FORTY"-FIRST AND
lCrtl-CI LANCASTER AVENUE
-I'ARAMOCNT Pli TfllE
Valeska Suratt in
f IRPRTY BROAD AND
" D - " COLUMBIA
Captain Thorn in
Logan Auditorium "'VZ'm,
i'athi-; i.ni.u roiisti:is play
"The Precious Packet"
Lois Meredith & Ralph Kellard
I API IOT 62D nnil LOCUST
LUUUOl Mntn 1:30 nnd 3-.10, 10c
KES IIJ10. 8. 0.30, 13c.
-TRIANOLE PLUS- !
BESSIE IIARRISI'ALE In
Till: GREEN SWAMP" I
"LOVE WILL I'ONQCIJK" re.ilurlnir
Market St. Theatre 333 maSt
METRO PK'Tt III S I'ltrsENT
Grace Elliston in
"THE BLACK FEAR"
See "GRAFT" Kiory Wivlncs,lty
WILLARD MACK in
MACK SWAIN in
"A MOVIE STAR"
Appear Every Monday In
Motion Picture Chart
Iff h Vt JllCttinU AH Seat- Jfic.
rail I 1 1 il nir iw lint lin II v a, on
" "MKl1VI5 AilulU 10r,Clill.5o
With the IMir Paramount Picture
Feb.H.lS.Mury rkkforil.-Tlie Poundllnc'
All iilrturn MTurcil Ihru Mnnler IlLg.l o.
WEEKLY PROGRAMS APPEAR EVERY
MONDAY IN MOTION-PICTURE CHART
THE ARTIST CATCHES "CHARLES"
I I H li
When this particular specimen of
at tho Globe he mnde the above
probably affect the audiences of
comes to the Apollo on
When Abraham Lincoln was n boy. It Is
said, ho only had tho back of n shovcnlid
charcoal for writing matotlnl, but this
did not bother him, for ho became Presi
dent. Although not generally known,
Abraham Lincoln Klnsteln, of the Stanley
publicity bureau, always celebrates the
day sot aside to commemorate the mem
ory of his namesake, and so It seemed
rather strange to the managers nnd film
men to hear Miss Anna Lafferty tell Will-
ORIPNT 02D nna WOODLAND AVE.
V-111,IN 1 Dally Mat.. S. Eiir, 0:30 toll.
Alice Brady in
"The Woman in 47"
PAI APF 1!H MARKET STREET
X MLTIULi 10 A- M, ,n 11;15 p M
Pauline Frederick in
PARK" rtlDOn AVE. & DAUPHIN ST.
.Mnt 1 tn :i nml 3 to ,1 P. M.
Muriel Ostriche in
"A Circus Romance"
Sen "Tho lilrl nnil tho G.itno" pery Thursday
AT TULPEIIOCKEN ST.
Regina Badet in
"No Greater Love"
RFf!FlIT 3C34 MARKET STREET
icvjcm i ni'UAx voicn ohoan
- PATHE COLD RUOSTEIl PLAY
Ralph Kellard in
"The Precious Packet"
DELOW 7TH STREET
Valli Valli in
"Her Debt of Honor"
Pauline Frederick in
A V O Y
Francis X. Bushman and
Beverly Bayne in
"A Man and His Soul"
T J O G A 17TH yE.N'ANaO ST3
Valeska Suratt in
VICTORIA MARKET ST.
VlVl tj Il rl AR0V2 NINTH
METRO PICTfRES PRESENTS
Marguerite Snow and George
LaGuere in "The Upstart"
See "Straneo Cne "f Mary Pjse." Wcd-Thurs
STANLEY MAnKCT AROVC 10TH
JliWA. M.to .. , n . ..
U US P. M.
"iNearly a Kang '
LAFAYETTE -m 'veSue
Orrin Johnson in
"The Price of Power"
FATTY AND MABEL IN A
COMING HON., TUES AND WED.
"The Battle Cry of Peace"
r rcin&. k rcen.
1 JW&WMI 1l3rK,
HW A5vf '"""" fiJiiw
1 1 k. . mi
the Rcnus cducntcd monkey was
impression on tho artist. He will
tho Cross Koys in something tho
lam to get tho largest wooden Bhovcl ho
could buy nnd somo nice clean charcoal.
Fpon Inquiry It was found thnt A. L, B.
Intended to send out all his press mate
tlal upon the shovels.
Manager Cunningham lias been success
full with tho special singing matinees for
children on Saturday afternoons, and tho
children all enjoy on oppoitunlty to sing
with tho accompaniment of tho new Kim
ball pipe organ, played by Miss J. M. P.
Chestnut St. Op. House
THE NORTH AMERICAN'S
GERMAN WAR PICTURES
GRAND MD nnrt MAnKET sts-
MAT. DAILT. 2 P. M.,
Julia Dean in
OVERBROOK C3D ana iTdaV
Victor Moore in
"Chimmy Fadden Out West"
dARDFN 83D & LANSDOWNE AVE.
JtlUIL,l'i MAT.. 2 EVC 0:3
HENRY B. WALTHALL and
EDNA MAYO in
"The Misleading Lady"
EUREKA 0T" AND "
L- U U L, 1 a MARKET STREETS
, KSSANAY PRESENTS
"The Alster Case" "
With Bryant Washburn
and Ruth Stonehouso
IMPERIAL Theatre Chu. SIX
.. ... -TRIANOl.l: PLAAS-
NORMA TALMAIK1E jin.i
,....n . . oni:iiT hariion in
"THE MISSING LINKS"
SAM I1EUNARD Itl
"BECAUSE HE LOVED HER"
Broad Street Casino unoAPDlI'-
MVriNEE 2. in. rVI'NINOS I14S 1 1.1. (1.30.
LOUISE VALE nnd FRANKLIN RITCHIE In
"A Life Chase"
11 T II K R S
ARTHUR HOOPS (n THE FINAL CURTAIN"
fFNTI TRY cnlc avu. & marshals
I-1,11 1 KJi I MATINEE DAILT
Theda Bara in
"The Galley Slave"
S Acts "GRAFT"
DROAD AND PORTER
Ticn.ionannn THEATRE 17th
HOLBROOK BLINN nnd
ALICE BRADY in
"THE BALLET GIRL'
12TII AND OIRARD AVU.
M. FOX PRESENTS
RORERT I.. MANTELF,,Bnd vr m
"THE UNFAITHFUL WIFE"
SPECIAL ll-ACT DRAMA
II M ANDERSON In
"HRONVHO HILIA'H FSCAPF."
1 1 M n O FRONT ST, AND
J U IVl D J OIRARD AVENtTB
"THE SECRET WIRES"
"A HOT TIME IN ICELAND"
"JERRY IN MEXICO"
Appear Etery Monday In
Motion Picture Chart
"O, THEM WAS
TIRES J "