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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 20, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 15',
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Ethel Amorita Kelly and Stafford Pemberton.
New York,, June 20 Two startling
stage' spectacles, ."four really funny
comedians,- lively musici lots of danc
ing and'-ari untolduriumbef of good
looking chorus girls niake the "Pass
ing SboWof I9l4r" .at the Winter
Garden,an unusually- good summer
piece. . ' .. ,
In the first of the spectacles, "The
Transatlantic plight', a- 'perfectly
real airship containing three of the
characters'in the play""skitters" over
foaming'waves which-ajiparently are
quite as real as the, s airship or the
actors .inside it. ' The wave-illusion
is marvelous. ' . '
The. other big stunt'is called "The
Dawn of the Newi.San Francisco."
It opens with a vjew jal the foyer of
the Palace Hotel, with tangoing cou
ples. Fire destroys the building in a
realistic manner, and1 a'view of the
flame-blackened, ruins oWhe -city fol
lows. Then comes a'transformation
scene to the pavilions of the Panama
Pacific Exposition, 'a" bewildermgly
GeorgfeMonroe, Harrj FJsherj Ber
nard Granville aria T Roy "Barnes
do the fun-ntaklng. .The1 funniest of
all the-f unny things- that are done is
a burlesque Monroe and' Fisher of
a dramatic "scene from "The Yellow
Ticket," in which' the -heromeslays
the villain in defense f her honor.
Fisher is the slayer, flaying" the part
assumed by Florence Reed in the
original production, while 'Monroe is
the slayee, originally JoTm- Mason.
Ethel Amorita Kelly and Stafford
Pemliirton do some dizzy dancing,
and a great hit is scored by a gingery
and fascinating young person name,d
Marilynn Miller, whom Broadway
never heard of be'fore, but is bound to
sec much ofc from now. on. Half a
dozen of.theliig successes of the past
season are amusihgly reviewed in
burlesque during the evening.
o o- .
. A TIMELY WARNING
Wiilie (to visitor) You'd better
cat yourpie "slowly; ma never gives
more.'ii one piece. Puck.