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enter. You know what I mean
"But I like it, not only because of
its novelty, but because of its educa
tional value. How I wish I had
known several years ago what I
know now of pantomime! How
much better I -could have played
many of my former- parts. Within
these few weeks I have learned more
of the language of the body than I
could have learned in a lifetime on
the legitimate stage.
"I was nervous the first time I
stepped before the camera. Perhaps
it was because I had no lines to
speak; perhaps it was because I had
to act within certain lines and per
haps it was because I was afraid I
would stare into the lens."
The most arduous task allotted to
Miss Burke was to drive a racing
automobile through a maze of rocks,
sticks, tin cans and mud. For this
stunt she garbed herself as a boy.
Sir: Can you beat this? After sup
per last night I went out to get in the
coaL Our neighbor was in the yard.
"Oh, William, deah," called my wife,
her eye on the neighbor, "come
heah." Just then the neighbor went
inside. "Bill, you brute, hurry up!"
yelled my better half, savagely.
Bargain goldfish are apt to be
Catherine Calvert is to appear in
film productions of dramas by her
late husband, Paul Armstrong, to be
produced by the World.
Charlie Cherry, Broadway favorite,
appears in a Paramount release,
"The Mummy and the Humming
Robert Warwick is being featured
by World Film Co. in a melodrama
called "The Sins of Society."
Margarita Fischer, the latest addi
tion to Equitable's list of stars, will
appear in "The Dragon," an early
Wm. Garwood, Universal star, has
bought a new car. At the studios
they call it the "auto-teria,"
Myrtle Stedman was queen of a
recent automobile show In Los An
geles. Mabel Normand and Fay Tincher
dress so much alike they have come
to be known as the "comedy twins."
Lloyd Hamilton will soon resume
work on the Kalem "Ham" comedies,
after several months of idleness due
to an injured leg.
Teddy Sampson, Griffiith star, and
who in private is Mrs. Ford Sterling,
has joined the Equitable and will
make her debut in "A Man and the
Mabel Taliaferro, talented stage
star, has signed with Metro and will
appear in Rolfe photoplays.
HOW MUCH SHORTER SHALL SKIRT BE WORN?
her, explaining that there was no
law to prevent a woman from wear
ing her skirts any length she pleased.
But what about Chicago girls?
What do they say to shorter skirts,
How about their mothers? What
do the mothers of .Chicago think
If the skirts in Chicago get any
shorter will or shall shorter and
still shorter skirts be censored before
they can become the style here!,
Skirts of the above length are be
ginning to appear on the streets of
Perhaps the few young women
who have attempted it are merely
testing the population preparatory
to making still shorter skirts the
fashion the country over.
The other day one woman went out
on a New York street with the line
of her skirt barely below her knees.
A policeman at once took her into
custody, but the judge discharged J
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