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(Vaudeville, Photoplays, Burlesque
tainment to Be
FORREST "America's Answer," second
United Stntes official war picture
released by the Committee of Public
Information. Scenes selected from
more than 30,000 feet of film tnken by
the signal corps of the American Ex
peditionary Force In France.
OARRICK "Hearts of the World " D.
W. Griffith made the production In
Prance and America, with Robert
Harry, Lillian and Dorothy Qlsh.
George Faucctt and Hen Alexander In
' the leading parts. It 1? a love story
of tho war.
n KEITH'S The Masterslngers, In a
uroductlon called "At Foro River": U
Wolfe Gilbert and Anatole Frledlnnd.
Jean Adair. Marshall Montgomery,
ventriloquist ; llrana Stephens, the
twrsonallty sonrano : Catherine Powell
assisted by Adele, In dances; George
N. Brown. Otto Adlon nnd company
and Felix Bernard and Jose Termini.
GLOBE "The Garden Holies," Eva
Puclt, Bobbo and Nelson, McClurc nnd
Dolly, Graco DeWlnters, Three Mori
Brothers, acrobats: Grace St Claire,
Seymour and Seymour, Cell! Trio, In
CROSS KEYS Walter Wroe's Dancing
Dolls, Fox and Ingraham, Cape and
Hutton, Lonno Naesse, comedienne;
Marlettcs Manikins', first half of week.
George Schilling and company. In "On
the Western Front" ; the Celestial
Duo, Fabor nnd Taylor, Arthur Rlgby
and McLellan and Carson, latter half
of the week.
KEYSTONE Tom Brown's Minstrel
Revue. "Ke'ep Smiling," musical com
edy; Kennedy ahd Hollls, Grendel and
Ksther, Deas and Davis and tho Five
Pandurus. Chapter I of "Hands Up"
Is the photoplay.
vrrnv Danse-Fantalsles. special danc
ing number; Martha Hamilton. In "The
Installment Collectors" : Mind reading
dog Regan and Renard, singers; Rob
ert Swan, nnd photoplay, "The Claws
of the Hun."
COLONIAL I.a Croha Family, aero
, bats; Rains and Goodrich, "Birds in
Dreamland": Forrest and Church,
dancers; Willie Smith, musician, and
' photoplay, "Madam Sphinx."
GRAND George B.irbler and Carrie
Sara S. Shubert Memorial Theatre, on
open August 26, with tho mutical
FUTURE STANLEY FILMS
Plays and Players "Who Will Be Seen
on Local Screens
, Frank W. Buhler, managing director
of "the Stanley Company, has announced
the attractions for the coming season
at his playhouses.
"We have booked Douglas Fairbanks,
Mary Pickford, Fred Stone and all tb,e
other favorites In the group of stars
playing under the Paramount-Artcraft
f banner, as well as the D. W. Griffith
specials, the Cecil De Mllle specials ana
It of the Paramount-Artcraft's own
specials. From the Goldwyn Pictures
will come all of Geraldlne Farrar's
plays, the first one being 'The Turn of
the Wheel.' Goldwyn also gives us all
the Rex Beach stories the first one
being 'Dangling Bill Tlyde.' with Will
Rogers, the famous monologulst and
rope-thrower as the star. Pauline Fred
erick and others equally as -well known
.!,.. v.a r-nMu'vn ..rnfrrAITV Select
ttrc aicv uii n,o V.W.U..J., ..w0. ....
will give us Clara Kimball Young- and
8th bel. Vine
Phila.'a Popular Comedian
FIRST APrEARANCK IN 3 YEARS
Razzle Dazzle Girls
Every Wedneaday Night
.Amateur Boxing Tournaments
THE nOME OF REFINED IIIIRI.ESqlTK
10TH ARCH STS. MT. DXILV
WEEK 8TABTINO AUGUST I0h
Clear the rail, sire them the right of
wgyt nero comcn ihb iii Aaie-ivire
Monte Carlb Girls
MuriihT. Charlie Colllnt,
I Hall, John llmKlna,- Hvrah IDatt
ll'flrrAii. lolet Ittirkles nnd
20 CHOKDR MAIPENH SO
"vVK. A I'd, SO Olrla From the Follies
'TRAlSin UKRMANTOWN AT
t,Bllv,l-' VN'iO, EIST OF BROAD
&. CHARLES RAY
- ?i'VA i! c1'4 Towp"
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TO BE SEEN
and Other Forms of Enter
Found at Local
Fletcher, In "Clubs Are Trumps," by
J. G. Collins; Armstrong and James,
minstrels; the Bandys. dancers; Carrie
Lille, eccentric comedienne; "Corn
cob Cutiips." Gould and Lewis, singers
STANLEY "Money Mad" brings Mae
Marsh In a new Goldwyn play. She Is
supported by Rodrlque La Rocque.
Alec B. Francis, Macey Harlam nnd
John Salnpholls. "Chnrllo Captures
the Kaiser, an extra cartoon movie.
PALACE -"Hound In Moroccp" has
Douglas Fairbanks as the star. Allan
Dwnn Is tho author and director.
ARCADIA "In Pursuit of Polly," with
Blllle Burke as the star. Chester
Whltey is the director and En a Unsell
made the screen adaptation Thomas
Meighan Is the chief male player
VICTORIA "A Soldier's Oath" is a
revival of n war picture which
features William Farnum. Fox made
RECENT "A Pair of Silk Stockings."
by Cyril Harcourt, and with Constance
Talmadge as the stnr, first half of
week, and "Green Eyes," with Dorothy
Dalton, the latter half of tnc ween.
STRAND "Bound In Morocco," with
Douglas Fairbanks, first half of wcok.
nnd "Tho Great Love," by D. w
Griffith, tho latter half of the week.
LOCUST Douglas Fairbanks. "Bound
CASINO Molllo Williams and her
"Queen of Hearts" company In newest
burlettas. Ted Burns la tho chief
comedian, while Emjl Casper, Franklo
Burns. Ruth Hastings, Frank Lucy
nnd Purcclle and Rninsey have Im
TROCAVERO "The Monte Carlo Girls,"
in nlno special scenes and two acts.
Frank Rags Murphy, assisted by
Charley Collins, heads the cast of
players w hich includes Sara Hyatt.
Kitty Warren and John Mudglns.
GAYETY "The Razzle-Dazzle Olrls,"
mtmliMl comedy with .iUilellle
Harry Steppe and Graco Fletcher head
the company. The amateur boxing
bouts will be continued on Wednes
the site of Horticultural Halt, wil!
extravaganza Chu Chin Chow.
MGHTi'"At 8.10. MATS. WEDNESDAY. SATURDAY I
NIGHTS, $1.50, $1, 75c,
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The Smashing Mutical ComedySuccess
6 Months New York, 6 Months Chicago
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Novelties to Be Found in Musical and
A smart musical comedy Is founded on
George Aile's famous comedy, "The Col
lege Widow" In general outline the
tory of "Leave It to Jans'" follows the
well-known Ade play and preanvc,s the
college Atmospheie and spirit of outh
and merriment The captivating music
In Jtiome Kern is light,- Jingling and
rhythmical. The hook and lyrics are h
Guy Bolton nnd l. J Wodehouse, and
.irp witty, novel and unusual.
The engagement will begin Friday
night, August 30, and during the run of
"Leave It to Jane" In Philadelphia the
matinees at the Chestnut Street Opera
House will be Wedm sdays and Satur
days. "Nnncv Lee." a play by Hugene Wal
ter, in "which Miss Charlotte Walker
plays the title role, will como to the
Garrjsk Theatre on Labor Day, matinee.
September 2. "Nancy Lee" Is a virile,
forceful nlav of everyday life. Tho
(ham and deceit of women who lle be
yond their means is the theme.
"Chu Chin Chow will have a gala
opening at the new Shubert on Mon
day night. August 2fi The original
east, including Florence Reed, Lionel
Graham, Kugene f owles, Tessa Kosta,
Richie Ling, and many others, more than
300 In all, Mil be seen here.
"Phoebe Pretends," the new nieanor
Gates comedy, will have Its first produc
tion on any stage at the opening of the
season at the Broad Street Thtatre, be-
nllOAD 4 montoomi:ky
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A FIOIIT FOR MILLIONI'
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50c. MATINEES $1, 75c 50e
ening Fri. Night, Aug. 30
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Prodaren of m
CHU CHIN CHOWg
Boolct and Lyrics by ta
GUY BOLTON and
P. G. WODEHOUSE
Mo.ic by JEROME KERN H
Foncded ea GEO. ADE'S
mat i adad rAv
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Bert Seat Only $1.
trtOO l.dle Attend the aalno Earli Weekj
fank. iituc r ai i rrc
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LEDGEB - frHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY,
AND SCREEN NEXT WEEK AT THE LOCAL PLAYHO&SESg
Major- Tliffoaore "Eoosevolt
Ji-. in. AMERICA? ANSWER.
O (AMMlTIEtOH PUOLIC INPOO.MAT10M
Klnntng with a special matinee Labor
Day, September 2. "Phoebe Pretends,"
it Is said, strikes an entirely new phase
of universal family interest and nre-
sents a much-discussed topic from the I "led by the management
nnel anglo of the child lather than of Conductor llodl.i will Introduce Sev
ille parent . cra npw seirctlon". and will also in-
elude a number of Instrumental solo
.... . i,v tlm mi'tnliers nf his orcanization
for quite n numoer or seasons past
Klnw and Hrlanger havo Inaugurated
CHESTNUT BELOW TWELFTH STREET
S HIPS W ILL WIN T H K WAR!
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SKVKNTH ANNUAL TOUIl OK HllsTIIS'S FAMOUS OROAM.TION
AT FORE RIVER
A Realistic Scenic Representation of a Great Shipyard at War-Time
New Pong Kerx thlngTMtrlotlr nnd itupltinr
Marshall Montgomery I Emma Stephens
1'tf rnnrdlnarv Vfiitrllnqult I Tlit iVronnlltr Soprano
JEAN ADAIR & CO.
PreirntlnE a llrnlt-lntrrrt TliiTlrt, "MM.OIK TXM.OR WAITKKSI"
Catherine. Powell & Co.
Otto Adlon & Co.
I.XTKA A1I1IKII ATTKAC'TIUM
Wolfe GILBERT & FRIEDLAND Anatole
TUP. AUTHORS OF HITS IV TIIK1R VEWFST SOVO StTCrFISBs
Ivo shn llallr MntlnrrN, a I', vt.,
hrntw Aln;s a Week In Adinnrr.
Today for the first time, the citizens of Philadelphia mav learn all the
details concerning the most Important event in the history of
the theatre this city has ever known.
New Shubert Theatre
Located on South Broad Street, on the site of the former Horticultural
Hall, Is the most beautiful amusement edifice ever erected within the
city limits, the most modern structure ever evolved for the
amusement and edification of local theatre-goers.
Gala Inaugural Night, Monday, Aug. 26
For the Inaugural attraction selected to dedicate this superb playhouse, the
Messrs. L,e and J. J. Shubert have the honor to announce that
they have contracted -with Messrs William Elliott, F. Hay
Comstock and Morris Gest for the presentation of
CHU CHIN CHOW
Written and Created by Oscar Asche ; Music b Frederic Norton the
world's most beautiful production now In Its th rd year at His ,
Majesty's Theatre, London, and coming direct to Philadelphia,
with the prestige of one entire season at the Century The
atre, N. Y The original production Intact of 14 big
scenes. Imported from London In spite of enormous
difficulties in war times, comes to Philadelphia
with the original cast and company of
300 people. There are 864 superb
, costumes, all made in London, all
brought here with this gigan
POSITIVELY NEVER BEFORE
In the history of the English-speaking stage lias there been produced any
thing so superbly gorgeous, so brilliantly artistic, so magnificent
In lta staging, coloring and costumes, as this gigantic
musical extravaganza of the Orient, the beau
tiful "CHU CHIN CHOW"
The Beauty of the Skies at Sunset
Fades Into Insignificance when compared wlh the beautiful, alluring,
artistic and colorful scenes of ancient Bagdad, unfolded before
the eyes of the beholders.
Biggest and Most Expensive Production
Ever sent on tour, without exception. Never before has nuch a colossal
amusement enterprise on such an artistic ncale been brought
to a theatre In Philadelphia.
CHU CHIN CHOW
Now In Its 3d year In London. Is being presented there at His Majesty's
Theatre, where the price for the orchestra seats Is 15 shillings (13.75).
In New York last year It was presented at the J2.50 scale.
Box Office Opens Next Thurs.
And this marvelous attraction will be offered at these attractive prices:
Evenings (except Saturdays and Holidays) and Saturday Mat
inee, 50o to 2; Wednesday (bargain) Matinee. 50c to U.50
We Have Had to Send Back Money
In order to be absolutely Impartial and to guarantee a square deal to the
publlo we have returned hundreds of checks for first night
tickets, sent In offering IS a seat and even higher.
Orchestra Seats the Opening Night Will Be $2
We want the public to be treated fairly and squarely. There will be no
Increase In prices tor the first night In spite of the extraordlnaiy
demand for tickets.
REMEMBER SEAT SALE NEXT THURS.
Mail orders from out-of-town patrom will be honored In the order of their
receipt. Send aelf-addrened stamped envelope for return ut
tickets and wmt choice of two performances to
Ininre setting good aeaU.
NO TELEPHONE ORDERS
, Extra Holiday Mat. Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 2
the opening of the Foirest Theatre's
season with the pioductlnn of a new
musical comedy The night of Monday,
hi ptemher 2 (Labor Day), will reveal
'The Girl Behind the Gun," a new
"Business Before Pleasure" will be
piesented at the L rlc Theatre on Sep
tember '- for an Indefinite engagement
under the direction uf A. H. Woods
Woodsidc Park Toy Hunt
The measure of success attending tho
tov hunts held this se.T-on at Woodslde
Park has been so pronounced that still
mother eent of this character Is tched-
. .,. Wallace Klnnev will return for
the balance of the season.
George N. Brown & Co.
Bernard & Termini
MKNULANlVh FAORITK HKIfKRSI
2rc nnil AOc. .Mshts. H r. M.,
Hell. Fllhcrt 3301 Kryntonr.
25c to 1. 00
AUGUST 17, 1018.fWf sg"''
rL-illaam dsh. in HEAR.7S
OP THE WOLD" CARBICK
The Broadway Theatre reopens Labor
Day. Jlany Improvements havo been
made under the direction of Messrs
Sablosky and McGuirk The total amount
eptnded is $."0,000, and one of the
big lmpiovements Is the Installation of
a new organ, complete In every detail
A new concrete Moor has been laid
anil more comfortable chairs have been
y !! 11 tJJ unit M"
anil I rhleh Ave.j
M. Y. TXM.OK
The Home of 6 Big Acts
Vint. Mnndilt Onrnlnit HIlS-ll) Srinon
Tom Brown's Musical Revue
Willi a I.srge V'xst nf llrnntv nnd Tnlrnt
Ulflrrriit sInKJni: iiiul DsnrlnK
OTHER BIG ACTS
(HAP. I. I'stlie I'ummis Hrrlnl
Frnlnrlni: Itl'TII ROLAND
t rtM n yiMMi'KMW's I
ONLY TWO MORE
'THE WONDER SHOW OF ALL TIME"
"SfHrASMNO EVEN 'THE I1IRTH HE A NATION
AND UN.MTKOCIIED BY ANY OTHER rRODVJCTION"
v9H MBS Eel S? nm & ra, jJiffS EmSwI Mrff
Months' in the Making
m ' ' am 1 ra n a m
fUKITHl 11V Till". 11VTTLEFIEI.DS OF FRiVNCE
Daily Mats., 23c to P1.00 Nights & Sat. Mat., 25c to $1.50
s ( t 111: SKVTS IV ADVANCE
REoTVixYir m w,n MON. MAT., SEPT. 2d
I-Mile lfpnr II, HarrU nffr
CHARLOTTE WALKER ffiAvTr,,
in "NANCY LEE" BSlTSferaT
KUr.KNB tVAI.TFIt. litlnir nf "PUD
IISBg3Sj2! rrvnnrCT-l-tllli:! 1'. MVO.V.MnnHRlne Director.
KJBSywKV JT V-'JKixCiiJ I THOMAS 51. I.OVE, Uulnr Manacer
Jt!lwr4n TW0 'FOLLOWING THE FLAG TO FRANCE"
Timluu lu''fM MORE eeered nv the division of film
"FORREST, Monday Night, Sept. 2d
& EDCAIt J.
BROAD ITARb I Sfson LABOR DAY MAT., SEPT. 2
AUTHOR Or "THE
FOR BENEFITS AT THE HUIHIKST, HROAD AND UAIUUCK THEATRES. APPLY
fO FRED. O. MXON.NlimUNUKU (NLVON-NIRULIMJEH ULUQ.). 102U Walnut St.
READY FOR OPENING
26 Date Set.
"Chu Chin Chow" as the
Broad Mreet Is rapidly tecomlng a
famous for Its theatres as s Brondwav
'ew York ' There vv 111 be sixteen play
hotues. including movie thentres built
and one under construction when th
new Shubert opens on August 2fi. with'
f hu Chin Chow" ns the Inaugural at
traction T lis now pt.ivhoue will stand as a
mrmorl.il to -un S Shubert. who was
rntnlly Injured In a railroad accident
some jenis nro It alo makes the i
fnuith Ihcntte In this city under the I
direction nf the Shubert Intel ests The
"thers are the Adelphl. Ls rlc nnd th
i'.ieitliut Street ripera House It !
ituated on Hih site of Horticultural
Hull. tiHt to the Academy of Music
V. rrmmdnr of Horticultural Hall wll
be found In tho staircase In the rear of
tho lobbv which loads to the balcony and
in the vestibule which leads from a terra
ciitta arehwav to the loblij
Hornet t .1 Kiapp who has designed
manv th aires, Is responsible for tho
plans of this one, while the construction
was under the direction of lMwnrn
Margolles, a builder of many theatrical
idillces A combination olllce building
and theatre In the rear l the rtiult
Slnres have been placed on each side of
the rntrnnce to the theatre
. ihnusnnd tiersons run be comfort
ably seated on the lower floor while in
the balcony there will bo C8G seats
gallery will Hccoiiunodnto 283 people
The entrance for the gallery will be on
There are commodious lounging rooms
for both ladles nnd gentlemen They
aro of grav oak. harmonizing with the
general subduid color scheme followed
The celling Is a rare conception of the
rim-MtKi.rin" i.eabino park
(HUSKITK IttllllA. Conihirtor
Edna Wallace Kinney, Contralto
Free Concert Twice Daily
More Free Toys for Children
FINAL TOY HUNT
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27TH
1 TO 3 P. M.
Fireworki Every Friday Night
Samuel F. NlxoiO"n",mt
3:ir i X:I5
Ever Told. The
IV FTI.I., ' "THE EAMEST WAY." Etr.
John E. Hazzard
John E. Young
In the Cast
1 "frflBKig aftjysi Itl
POOR LITTLE RICH UIRL"
Italian style of art nnd Is In the rich t, j
colorines of red. old Uorv and rold.
Although It Is not lslble from below, "'v
in 'Pinnp in noriirairi . unii nn i nm nini -at
Is a largo exhaust fan to Insure constant
Over the-stage there ls a large paint
ing of Comedy and over either proscen
ium box are similar conceptions of
Drama and Music. A large cartouche In
the centre of the proscenium bears the
initials, "S. S S"
Tho stage Is ninety feet wide and forty-seven
feet deep, with a proscenium
opening fortynve feet wide and twenty
five feet high, with the gridiron extend
ing seventy feet over the stage.
MtRKET STREET AT JUNIPER
(OM-IM'OfJh 11 A.M. TO II P.M.
lir.tiivNiNtJ jinyntY siatinee
(lEORdE tIKIDS Presents
The Tin 'ng Musical Comedy
You Want to 'Hear Them II '" j
OTHER AUlS OF SABLOSKY AND
THEATEE. UABKET BEL. MTH
DAILY. 2 30; EVEMINOB.7a;9
MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY. FRIDAY & SATURDAY
WILLIAM MIILLINO i. CO..
In Powerful Dramatic Sketch.
"On the Western Front"
Or "MO MAN'S LAND"
OTHER ACTS OF SABLOSKY AND
Ci.. Market St Aboe 18th
ouuiiey Ftnal Day ,
THE SAFETY CURTAIN"
p.l... 1214 Market Street
i euauc FinU Day of
CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG
Arr-nrlin Chestnut St. Bel 10th
rcaaia rlnaJ Daj, of
D. W. Griffith's "T?.rat
R.i Market St. Below 17th
Iegeni Fram. x. Bushman-
Beerly Bane "A ralr of Cuplda
The Great La Croat
Rains & Coodrick
Birdi in Dreamland
Forrest & Cnurca
The Hernhard o(
STRAND tjta' Bt '"nnso oi uroaa
with 'Douglas Fairbanks
Thitr'da), Krliln. Saturday
imVn W. ( ItimTII'V JLXSTER
' l'l"rE. "THE LlllltT I.OVF."
','nri ICT o7iAM) LOCUST
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THE OREVTEST HIT OK
Sid & LnU'ow
2!l5, 7 and 0
"The Claws of
Co. In "The Instal
Krran A Kenard
Ilertor. the Mlnd
Willow Grove Park
LAST DAY OF
WASSILI LEPS AND HIS
2.30 Horaea P- jiooa. uamone, j ;vv-
l&n Martha.'' With HenH Scott. BaaaoW
t"5 "Th Bohemian Olrl," With EmlnastPi
0:4R Henri tcoii, iuiu
Tomorrow. Sousa and Hu Baea
hAYFTY FAMOUS BILLY WATSO
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