Newspaper Page Text
"laugh," has been, helping to make
Keystone films famous for many
months. Just recently he slipped out
of his long, happy partnership with
Mack Sennett, the director of the
company, to join the Majestic forces
in fact, he is agoing to direct the
picture making for the western
braneh of the company.
Maybe, he says, he will have a stu
dio of his own, too, in pretty Holly
wood, the new "movie" Mecca of
Maybe he will do some pictures of
his own, as well!
Now, the only question to settle is
the name of the films which Mace
will make. Are they to be called Majestic-Mace
films or just Majestic
films, as they used to be?
Well, it wont make any differences
to the publfc, just so Mace's funny
face is on the screen.
"The secret of theatrical success,
in the 'movie' branch of it, anyway,
is to keep the public guessing," he
told me. "I intend to keep It up, all
being well, too."
Though playing screen plays as if
to the manner born, Mace has had a
long stage experience. He starred in
"Floradora," was Mr. Pineapple in
"A Chinese Honeymoon," played Ed
die Foy's part in "Piff, ,Pvaff, Pouf,"
played in London fifteen months, and
continent in musical comedy produc
tions. Needless to say, characters are his
favorite roles and comedy his partic-
A MODERN COURTING By Bertbn Braley.-
Miss Nancy O'Neill was a suffraget lady,
Decidedly militant, too,
"Who was loved by an Irishman, Martin O'Grady, - '
But vainly, indeed, did he woo;
For Nancy was busy at blowing up houses
And kicking the chancellor's cat,
And so had no time to be thinking of spouses
Or frivolous subjects like that
With, bon-bons and flowers poor Martin pursued her, 3
But Nancy was deaf to Ms suit
Though gently and sweetly and kindly he wooed her,
At all his proposals she'd hoot
Till finally, wearied of being so tender, '
So patient and placid and calm, N
He gave up the homage he once used to render "
And sent her a dynamite bomb. t
He trampled her garden with ardor most fervent '
Cast bricks through the windows with zest '
Set fire to the house and abducted 'her servant
Attempted to poison her guest;
So Nancy said, "How can I EVER resist him?
Such mflitance beats me," she said;
So she put her fair arms round his neck and she kissed hhn, '
And now they are happily wed! . i
New York transfer company has
on its hands a shop-worn lion once
owned by Gaby Deslys. She got it
and her reputation from the ex-king
Customer (facetiously) Do you--suppose
you can cut my hair without
making me look like an idiot? Bar
ber (diffidently)-It will be a pretty
difficult thing to do; but I will try.
i aiiir iifi.taiiiTa -M- frfr-yftfSlHlgfffi1"