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B H GOPDWIN'S WEEKLY
AMUSEMENTS . ' PICTURES AT THE ORPHEUM. Hv wj The Orphcum brings in the latest in motion f ' pictures when the house inaugurates. its summer H season next week, opening Sunday afternoon. H' "Daylight Motion Pictures" reads the an- m nouncements and Manager Sutton has secured H the producing rights for the local house before H Denver or any other intermountain city has seen H them. The title describes the pictures exactly. H ( They are the regular moving pictures, but by a H I' new invention so devised that they may be run H in a brilliantly lighted house and at the same H time be even more plainly disemable than when H run in the ordinary darkened theatre. The agi- H tation over and objection to motion picture houses H all over the country has invariably arisen from H ( the fact that audiences have been obliged to sit H injibsolute darkness while the pictures were be- H ing run and the new invention, as it will be H shown at the Orpheum during the summer H months, obviates this condition. Young girls H and women will be able to visit the house and H h witness the shows sitting in a fully lighted audi- H i torium. Fifty electric fans have been installed H at the Orpheum and every arrangement perfect- H ed for making that house as comfortable as pos- B sible for the season which begins Sunday. Four H performances will be given daily and all of the H pictures will be "first run" films, which means H they have never before been shown in the west. H Admission will be ten and five cents. k hg THE NEW BILLS. M ! With a scenic production of "Faust" for the Hr' ensuing week and on which a good deal of money B has been spent in an effort to make it one of the Hf features of the local theatrical season, the Gar- J rick closes its first year. "Faust" opens Sunday evening with the reg- Hj ular matinees on Thursday and Saturday and a H special matinee Tuesday afternoon, Decoration P day. After the Saturday evening performance H next week the house will be closed for the H summer and the members of the company leave m for their vacations and further engagements. Mr. m Durkin and his wife (Miss Fealy) go immediately B to Denver where they open Monday evening, m June 5, at the Orpheum for a stock engagement H of seven weeks. Mr. Crosby and his wife and baby B go with them, as will several other members of m the present Garrick company. Mr. Crosby and H family will later go to their summer home in K Maine for the heated months. Miss Helen Col- H Her goes to Denver with Mr. and Mrs. Durkin. H A word or two on the Garrick's season may H' not be amiss. The coterie of local men who B purchased control of the theatre a year ago took H the house after it had known almost every de- B scription of theatrical failure for ten years. Af- Q ter an expensive remodelling and the changing B of the name from Grand to Garrick the stock K season just closing was inaugurated. During the B past thirty-nine weeks an entirely new clientele B has been built up for the theatre, the standard A of its shows raised until they compare favorably L with the best stock productions in the country Bt and the Garrick popularized by courteous treat- PPr ment of its patrons, comforts and conveniences VM for playgoers and intelligent recognition of IV wishes of the theatre patronizing public, until B' the house has rightfully taken its place as one B ij of the big theatres of the city. H The management announces that during the IJ next three months the theatre will be Improved in a number of ways and that for the season mf- which opens in September a stock company num B berlng some of the most prominent artists in the country now engaged in that work will open in a series of plays new to Salt Lakers. THE RUSSIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. It is doubtful if a finer musical organization than the Russian Symphony orchestra has been heard here in many years. The appearance of that body of musicians at the Tabernacle Monday and Tuesday evenings as part of the May festival series proved the mu sical treat of the season. Under the direction of Modest Altschuler, the orchestra rendered pro grams of such beauty and excellence that the or ganization could easily have remained for addi tional programs with the assurance of heavy pat ronage. Director Altschuler is a rare artist and the fifty-seven men under him comprise one of the greatest symphony orchestras of the country. "MRS. DOT." One, two, three in a row that is the sequence of Billie Burke's successes; the Billie Burke who has had the unusual good fortune to get three plays in as many seasons perfectly suited to her peculiar talents. For Miss Burke is not a ver satile actress and far from a great one, though she has a charm and fascination .which make her a great drawing card if her vehicle is a suitable one. In the Maugham play, "Mrs. Dot," which scin tillates at times and is deadly stupid at others, she makes the most of her opportunities until the author has his people talk the audience out of patience as is his usual wont. Billie Burke's head and mannerisms and clothes are as pretty as ever, her acting as dis tinctly Burkish and her nether extremities just as Steinway Her company is perfect much bet ter in fact than was that which followed her about the stage in the cast when "Mrs. Dot" was first produced. Fred Kerr quite recently seen here with Max ine Elliott was welcomed in a part very similar to that he had when last seen, Julian L'Estrange is a fine looking leading man who can also act, and the Freddie Perkins of Frank Hollins was perfectly performed. The others in the cast lacked nothing in the ability required to fill their respective roles. "BILLY." Sydney Drew first extracted the laughs from "Billy" and while he never gave the play here, it was known locally as a success before the Gar rick players staged it this week. Maude Fealy, Mr. Durkin and Helen Collier are responsible for most of its fun as given here and as a finishing touch for the comedy end of the Garrick season the farce has served admir ably. The setting is unusually faithful and the play well acted. ORPHEUM. The finai bill at the Orpheum has the stamp of mediocrity all over it, and there is very little good to be found in the performance of any one of the performers. Leroy and . Paul, knockabout comedians, are only fair; Elsa Ward and Hirschel Hen dler could be easily Bpared; "The Aw zoning of Minerva" ia a bore of a skit, though Claude Gillingwater is a very fair actor and rather reminiscent of "The Man From Home"; Coakley, Hanvey and Dunlevy, producing the Town Hall Minstrels, pulled a lot of stuff that Lew Dock stader canned when he was a baby, and the Robert Do Mont trio presenting "At the Hotel Turn-Over" have an acrobatic act that dod's not compare with anything of the kind seen at the EverylhinFromBirthtsFiveYmsOld. FOR BABY GIRLS, FOR BABY BOYS. AND SOME THINGS FOR MOTHERS, TOO. Opening Saturday May, 27th 5 to 9 p. m. J Music Souvenirs No Sales made on this occassion The Prettiest and Most Unique Store in the Coun try, without exception Come And Bring the "Kiddies." We have hundreds of new things to show them. 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