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THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 1920.
8 MANY STARS IN SCREEN PLA YS, WITH AN IRISH FROLIC ADDED t N honor of Bt Patrick's day this will J bt "Irish Wk" at tho Capitol Theatre QmIIo festival under the titte "X Bit of Blarney will bo pre. sentd, with th Gold Medal Dance ro, whlla Mica Lily Mesg-her will lne Cel tla numbers and a band of plpsrs led by the Milton Brothers will play old Irish tones. Miss Eileen Curran will ship In OoUa Tho featuro film will bo "My Lady's Garter," Maurice Tournour's pro ductlon nyulo from the late Jncquen Futrelle'n novel by Lloyd Loncrcan. Vyndll!tm Standing. Miss Sylvia Dreamer and Holmos 13. Horbcrt aro In the cast. Charles nay In "Alarm Clock Andy," Paramount-Artcraft picture, wilt bo at tho nivoll, reverting to his favorite role of a bashful country swain. The story and scenario nro by Miss Apnea Justine Johnson. Jcromo Storm was the director and Thoman.H. Inco supervised the production. Harold Lloyd'n latest comedy "Haunted Spooks," Tschal-' kowcury's "Fourth Symphony" mid n nolo by Emanuel List will be other Inci dents on tho programme. The Strand will present "Danarerous Days," a production by Eminent Authors of the well known war time story by Mary Roberts Itinehart The picture was directed by Reginald Barker and has Lawson Butt and Mies Clarissa StU wynne at the head of the company. Harold Lloyd's, latest selections by El dora Stanford, and the Russian Cathe dral Quartet and an overture complete the bill A Bayard Velller story, entitled "The Deadlier Sex" and nude Into a photo- I play by Paths with Miss Blanche Sweet I AS thll ftfflr tl fltnfU . 9 Mint. ..... . . . ...W.J u . uuauivav jtwi- tlnir, will be shown at Moss's Broadway. Edward Janls, the Southern Sisters and Carmen Booker have been added to the "Powder Puff Follies." A Snub Pollard comedy will be presented. "Huckleberry Finn," William D. Tay lor a production for Paramount-Art-' craft, will bo Given a second run at tho Ulalto. Tho C. L. Cheater comedy "Four Times Foiled" will be repeated. "Plantation Melodies," suns by the nivoll-lllulto chorus, and "Tho Hymn to the Sun" overture by Maecagnl will be the mimical offerings. At Loow'a Now York Miss Mary Miles Mintcr In "Judy of Rogues Harbor" will bo Been Monday; Tom Moore In "Duds," Tuesday! Tom Mix .In "Tho Daredevil," Wednesday; Frank Mayo In "Burnt Wings," Thursday; MIjs Peggy Jlyland In "Tho Black Shndows," and MIks Dolores Cnslnelll In "Tarnished Iteputntlons," Friday; Douglas Mac Iean and Miss Doris May In "Wlmt'fl Your Husband Doing?" Saturday, and Miss Mae Murray In "On with tho Danco," Sunday. NOTES OFTHE MOVIES. What looked like the entire Japanese population of California was summoned recently to Universal City to appear In a Tokto street scene for Tsuru Aoki's current feature, "A Toklo Siren." Many of them supplied their own native costumes. The largest single covered stage in America now Is being con structed at Universal City and will Increase the production capacity at the film capital. U Is nearly 400 feet In length and 150 feet in width. Miss Elaine Hammersteln la resting after strenuous, weeks of playing a dual role In "The Shadow of Rosalie Byrnes," MA Celebrated Case,' the famous melo drama by D'Ennery and Cormon, has been acquired by tho Famous Players Lanky Corporation and will be pro duced by that organisation na u Para mount Arteraft special. The piny deals with the days of the Pretender In France at tho tlmo of the lUttle of Fontenoy, George Barr McCutcheon's "The IIus bands of Edith" has been purchased by tho Famous Playcrs-Lnsky Corporation as a vehicle for Wallace Held. Al St. John will have earned and what Is more Impo'rtant ho will have re ceived moro than $50,000 In 1020, Five years ago he was earning three ilollnrs a day, when ho was a carpenter In Los Angeles. To-day he Is shooting comedy scenes at his own studio, producing und directing his own Alms. Olive Thomas Is said to be able to get her makeup on and off faster than any other actress on tho stage. Sho can change from a sixtecn-ycar-old girl Into a woman of society in an amazingly short period of time, Miss Edith Hallor, who stars In Weber productions, Is an accomplished musician. She has studied at the lead ing universities in this country and at ono time expected to make her debut as a concert pianist New York University, In connection with the $6,450,000 endowment fund campaign it Is launching, has a three reel propaganda and advertising film " . vj" '. " j j ' "."7 '11 ' vll 4i MISS BLANCHE. SWBET IN THE DEADLIER SEX Moss's Broadway theatre produced by Isador Martin Stern. The picture, which was written by Vincent Robert, class of '05, New York Uni versity, depicts the life of the students at the university, showing the lack of quarters. It also depicts tho life, of a college professor showing the need for Increased salaries. Wlnchell Smith, playwright and pro ducer, has Joined Metro's staff of screen authors, which recently was strengthened by the acquisition of Baynrd Velller, author of "Within the Law." The first of his successes that Mr. Smith will supervise for tho Berecn will bo "The New Henrietta." Bayard Velller's contract with Metro calls for four originals a year, the first to bo for Bert Lytell. While up north malting scenes for the peclal Sclznlck production, "The Lnw Brlngera," Zena Kecfo learned to fkl. J. A. Bcrst, president of United, an nounces thut "Tho Vnmplro" Is ready to bo distributed through United Picture KxchanRos. "The Vamplro" is a reereutml Trlnnslc play In flvo reels adapted from "Tho Fcmnlo of tho Spc ch'H" uml Hlars Miss Dorothy Dalton. The production was miulo under tho hupcrvltilon of Thomas II. Inc. A comedy nlsc ready Is "Tho Two o'clock Trnln," a two reel recreated Keystono comedy, starring Fay Tlnchcr, supported by a cast of well known players. The United States Artists Corporation has Just obtnlncd tho rights to Mack Sennott's latost five reel comedy "Down on the Farm," starring Miss Louise Fa zenda. The name of R. A. Walsh, now di recting ills own productions under the Mayflower banner, has penetrated the Far East, according to Miss P. Baha durp and Miss T. Cams, two natives of Bombay, .who received their first Insight Into the art of American film making yesterday at the Paragon studios, at Fort Lee, whero Mr.' Walsh is working on a new production. RUSSIAN PEASANT DANCER PRODUCT OF HER OWN WHIMS NEW YOnK'S Broadway, thor oughfaro of brokon hearts and disappointed ambitions, along" which nov and then ono trudges to success, has another story of the unusual, a story of a natural success. It la Unit of Miss Nina ScrRCovn, a dancer in tho Russian Ihha at tho Lexington Tho ntro. A RusHian peasant girl, sho never took a dancing lesson In her llfo, nnd her comedy dances aro nolf oiiglnnted. Whllo audiences and crit ics praised Miss Sorgeova, nono of them knew that her dunces wcro original. Miss Sorgeova, unahlo to read or speak English, hardly realizes tho ex tent of her success. Sho understands and appreciates tho applause, but thut tho public should llko dancing sho takes as a matter of courso. Born with a love of dancing nnd a senso of humor In tho llttlo village of Ob ahnroff, Government of Tver, sho be gan almost as soon as sho was nhlo to walk to Improvise danco steps whenever sho heard music "I have danced slnco childhood," said Miss Sergeova, speaking Russian and a little bVoken English, "and tho peasant dress I wear la ono that I wore at homo. Wo bought tho ma terial In our village store, and my mother sewed It for mo. I would never danco In any other dress. It has brought me luck. In Paris some body suggested my setting' a different apron. I wouldn't danco with any but my green one. Then my peasant shoes lots wero mads for mo boforo I left. In Switzerland I had to hav somo extra pairs, nnd nono but tha Russian prisoners of war could mako them." Tho dancer showed her straw plaited shops ns Rho iipoko. They lookod clumsy, but very comfortable, nnd In keeping with her bobbing plaited hair, peeping from under tho red 'kerchief. '.Movies" hnil the MMe. To stimulate public Interest In Mist Hopo Hampton, tho young nctress who Is making her bow ns a star In "A Modern Salome," Hope Hampton Pro ductions, Inc.. producers of the picture, havo launched a $3,000 prlzo contest that is open not only to patrons of the theatres showing "A Modern Salome" but to the general public ns well. The terms of tho contest stipulate that the prizes, ranging from 51.000 as tho first award, to sums down to $25, will be given to tho persons submitting what arc adjudged to be the best essays of less than five hundred words replying to five questions relating to tho star and tho picture. The questions are: "Who was Salome In Biblical history and what did she Jo?" "What Is the strongest dramatic situation In tho plot of 'A Modern Salome'?" How would you de scribe Hope Hampton's type of beauty?" "What Is your Ideal of what a motion picture star should be?" and "What la the lesson taught by the story of 'A Modern Salome'?" AMUSEMENTS. AMUSEMENTS. AMUSEMENTS. AMUSEMENTS. AMUSEMENTS. AMUSEMENTS. -AMERICA'S FOREMOST THEATRES AND HITS, DIRECTION OF LEE & J. J . SHUBERT BEG. TOMORROW EVP. f35fDSM:z30 B 3 ErLr ARTISTE ON THE LOWELL SHERMAN W$ i M&WIL LEGITIMATE LEE BAKER, SM p ;ftpK "SjASE j AND OTHERS - ftfi REAKFAST miS MffllfW IN BED ABi P&fkm 1 B THE FINEST ACTING IN i IS THE FINEST COMEDY IN TIM Tl 1 DArtrw EVK.N'0 AT 8:00 " MATIN CCS rues 7Huns AT Z, Masters of Mirth Top-N otchers of Terpsichore IN THE WTIITILWIKD OP WIT AND WARBLE. - Q-p 8terd by J. C. TIUFFMAN. Mnilo by Jnn Schwartz. Boole by n&rold AtterMm. BUnchs Btrjr. Cbirlea wlnnlnger.The Axon Comedy Four. Jaraaj Barton, Mollette Sis ters. Balph Blfis and Katherlne wltchle, Frankle Hoath. George and Dirk Ifath. Four Haley Sliters, Tilly Barton. Becloald Denny. Olia Cook, lon Hacall , Haiell Coi. Miriam Miller, Walter Wolff, Eddie MUler. Harry Turpln. Veraa Burke, Joe Opp. John Crone and The "Hall of Fame" of Beautiful, Winsome Women TO-Nir.HT SUNDAY I ALWAYS TIIE BERT SUNDAY I Tfl MirMT IU-INIUTU CONCERT IENTEBTAINMENT IN NEW YORK I 1U-1N1UM1 Bw7 tO. Circle 23SO. Bryant Ml 8.; 47th k B'way. Bryant 17. Always the Beit Nan Halperin Frances White Sunday Entertamment oa R D IN e rt t r TONEY Norman Ul New York 0 Other Acta t Other Acti I COM ED I L&MOROSCO I I mfJUgjO present CXU-L. UJI aiiiiis1 L BV CTACHE.L. BAPTOM 8UTUB fl TfTrfHBI prticrved bn CCHT"''? I 8 ifrfv ril I 8 rFULTONff II ff THEATRE VC4 a II 1 FW 6RVAKT 700 1 III 18 tviNtjiaf4M I II I II SnSi II IS 4 Urti6t UTS BW A SENSATIONAL TRIUMPH' rnain AONOLD BENNETT- i"5ACE2ED and PROFANE LOVt: IBv WTnmtr,t vlh WIO UUK0; t it M to Kvr K. .1 m - IK '71 theatre Special Mats. J Thurt. & Fri. .Aft. at 3 P. M SEATS NOW Saturday Mornins 10:30 THE SHAKESPEARE PLAYHOUSE (Frank McEnteo Director) Presents A. E. n MABEL ANSON & TALIAFERRO THE PIPER Bdmont" Bryant 48. Evt.l IS .Mti.ThurXSat : JO If iE 48TH ST. THEATRE A. RrT Unanimous Criiical Opinion SIX MONTHS AGO ot Just East of Broad tray til. s '39. Mats. Thurt & Bat. A CRASHING HIT"- 'Truthfully etupendout' "AN OVERNIGHT SENSATION" Mail -Utrald. The most reallttlc forett fire by which an audience ever hat been thrilled." "or.'J "StartUngly realist c." . M omen t BVar. 'Can Run for Years and -En. WorM. "He'd audience tpellbound." Telegram. "The climax It a fort fire which tweept right up to the footlights. It It extraordinary." Times. "WIU take the town 'STORM.' " Commercial. by Be Remembered for a Lifetime"- -tterali Ai&sr Heplns ptutrii John Barrymore "Richard III" "John Barrymore's Richard It the most Inspired perfbrmnn:e which this generation hat seen." lleytcood Broun. ThtTrib-ine. "John Barrymore achieved an amitlnj Darnlon. Ete. World. triumph." Charles "John Banrmore covert himself with a new glory." Burnt Mantle, Tha Mall. "The Hopklns-Jonet-Barrymore production of Richard III. It a wonderful and Inspiring production. It achieves. In America, by Americans and for Americans the modern miracle of the theatre which we have only credited heretofore to some alien theatre of far Berlin or Moscow. Here, among us. Is an art crown to both popu lar and absolute perfection. Richard III. Is the finest moment of the American Theatre." KenneWl MacGouan. The Globe. Theatre 43th St., w. of B'way. Mats. Thursday k Saturday, 2:1 D. Evo. Performance begins at 8.11). Ends at 11:30. Plymouth P R I N "ROLLICKING' Timet COHANESQUE bun-lietald. "JAZZY" IFerli. "SPEEDY" Ulobe. "VIVACIOUS" Telegram. "SNAPPY" . journal. EC c Theatre. 30th St.. near B'way. Km. 8:30, J J Matinees Wednesday & Saturday 3:30. HERMAN TIMBERO'S MUSICAL' OUTBURST CT3 can f2n UM MM TRftK Book, Music and Lyrtea by Hermao Timbers. "AUDIENCE WHOOPED ITS APPRECIATION." TriJuiw. CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK- TITEDA TtARA WIT.l. HP. NRCV 1M "THE nT.UK KLAME" AT THE SHU BERT THEATRE TOMORROW N101IT. "WITAT'S IN A NAME," TIIE NEW RE VUSIOAL COMEDY, WILL OPEN AT MAXINE ELLIOTT'S THEATRE WEDNESDAY NIUHT. - . USTn rERFORMANfE OF "MY LADY FRIENDS" AT THE COMEDY THEATRB WILL BE PASSED NEXT THURSDAY NIGHT. "SCANDAL" AT THE 30TH ST. THEATRE WILL REACH ITS 325TH PER FORMANCE FRIDAY NIOnT. WALTER HAMPDEN WILL APPEAR IN A REVIVAL OF "nAMLET" AT THE LYRIC THEATRE BEGINNING TOMORROW NIGHT. SUNDAY CONCERTS WILL nF. RIVEN TONIGHT AT THE WINTER O AR- DEN. LYRIC AND CENTRAL THEATRES. "MAYTIME" IS AT THE SHUBERT-RIVIERA ALL THIS WEEK. "LASSIE" WILL nEGIN A WEEK'S ENGAGEMENT AT THE SHUBERT- CRESCENT, BROOKLYN. TOMORROW NIGHT. TH jIl REVIVAL OF TILE, A I i. AlOMUAY FLORODORA' APRIL 6T1I. WILL OCCUR AT THE CENTURY 42nd Street. West of Broadway. Eves, 8.14. Matinees Wednesday and Saturday. 3:15. LYRIC evening"7 TWO WEEKS ONLY WALTER HAMPDEN -"HAMLET" Following last season's sixty performances, the greatest success since Booth, "THE GREATEST LIVING HAMLET " "WaiBa Nnr. n Thea.,44th.Rt. nr. B'way. INOra UayCS EvsS:45MttWidSat330 "I'll UIO WEEK SPECIAL LEAP YEAR MAT. ST. PATRICK'S DAY (Wed.) Urch. 1.5U 300 Good Seals ?1 VTTOC HERBEBTj Latest & Greatest MusTral Sueceft Amih JEW Book tnd Lyrics by JWt Frtdtrle Arnold !teamr. fl "Real and amusing plot: exquisite dance numbera ; charming rtaorui: tOD notch romnanv of lirinclpalt; rtfresolnj throughout." hte. Globe. HH.FRAZCC Offn-s THE CONVUWNOIV FUNNy COMf OY S j With ICUFT0N CMWOtDW 1 COMEDY 3 (Vli 8 23 IflATS.lMuaiHAr CiODBAL.StMS'l.SO-'lOO 73 & iiiiitiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiilinniiiniiiiiiFc: SHUBERT-RIVIERA'sjY Eves. 8.1.'. Good Orchst-3 3jt. 51. LEE Si J. J. SHUBERT P.-essai MAYTIME The Greatest Musical Play Ever St(?d. Week Mar. 22 John Drew In "ThpCat-nirri" To-lay Sundatiinoerts. Tont 1 30 to 11 3il I ffl EVB8 JO WtDe 3AT MATS 2' OON'T Wf HME FUN! IS FULL OF ACTION." Sin-erolfl. IM THE MUSICAL COMEDO HIT OF TUt HOU( MI"CLWMAyFIElD 1 CHORWOF AMfRICAN BfAUflES MPPMfW EVtRYSMT A FRENCH 'pee o'rov HEAD.!" -rettnes a rio -reftfis'l WltUA JUPtlllATIVt CAJI inciuOlN&JFANNH EAGtlS nwo Buys ot'nr. muhihoi y. VJ. LilO art f X Trimble f drattlay S puy House WS 800 MArj.WEDi r JAT. Ml t M-Ot) K ADAM- K ATrtWfl. N AS IT MS h IS NOW f I1 ? fiuo ivie IHCA: 48 ' W oi 0 WAV Vfi6' lWS. W0 C JAT ar 2.30 Z RAY COMitCCK tf MORZIi CUT tent tuc smoms miwiiir.HnrncsT. cicancst comeoy 6'Se Athene 'Piui utrn ) Past 2 l4T-to-?2 PERFORMANCE In 8 Weeks 92,643 Persons Have Seen A Comic Opera Burltsquz on Melodrama By Plr William Schwenk Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan, late of London, England suNO and comedied AMERICAN SINGERS OPERA CO. Of this number 92,636 have enjoyed the wonderful Gilbertian comedy, the exquisite melodies of Sullivan. 91,618 have objected to the substitution of Yonkers for Basing stoke. Vpi Mr. Alexander Woollcott, the distinguished critic of the N. Y. et Times, has attended 5 times; Mr. Franklin P. Adam3, of The Tribune and 112th St., C times; Mr. James C. Bohan, of 91st St. and Port Jervis, 11 times; J. J. Shubert, yi of 1 performance;. Dr. Frank Crane, occasionally; Dr. Felix Adler, almost weekly; Mr. David Belasco, 1; Frank Cobb, 4; Titta Ruffo, 2; William H. Anderson, 0; Charles H. Towne, the w. k. rough diamond and editor, 6 times; Frank Warren of The World, 7 times; Lillian (Russell, 3 times; Louis S. Posner, 6 times. The Sun, editorially said it Is the best entertainment in town. The critical opinion of the New York Press has. been similar. Park Theatre Columbus Circle MAXINE ELLIOTTS IVIV8:, Bruin- YIVr MlfUT At Dins IN1VJII1 s30 v..".... TrTrr'rmm BOOTH w" iUiS: m aw. mtj. wto.tr JAttjo Ct SHUBtRTeff. MH. LEO mm PURPLE MA5K t PHONE 13 6SANT- EVENINGS at 630 E? W MATINEES VEDNESDAY ,SAU!!0AYJO W CENTURY SOLE MANAGEMENT MOKI51S OE9T Eve. 8.15. Mats Wed. ft Sat. 2.15. LAST 3 WEEKS LAST NIOnT. SAT APIUL 3. F.Rty Comstock and Morris Gest present The Sensation of N. Y. and Paris Fascinating Glorious Wonderful Sensational Delightful Ruby-Tinted Glittering Extraordinary Unprecedented Magnificent Dazzling Opalescent Intoxicating Colossal Adorable , Gorgeous Marvelous Superb Colorful API ROD ITE MatsAVed. & Sat 50c to $2 GARR I CKS Evs. 8.30. Matt. Tours. & Sat. 330. The Theatre Guild Present! Jane Clegg Uy ST. JOTIN ERvTnK. mm SERVED SCREAMS fFNTRAI Author or "JOHN rEttOL'SO.V &o I chewv fife tfljRinotti mm w i o i - 1 lag. M, 3SJ A GRf AT DRAHA' .v.vrrffa eJOWN D. WILLIAMS presents EUGENE G ONEILL'5 Sucerb Drama mm IE n ill wit RICHARD BENNETT LITTLE MDK rlsMCTl r OUVtS M0M5CO EvS?0 rV3lsVg0a.5Ar. 406 ENJOXABIE GrMJINE HITS DOMALO PCGC-V PAI DM BRJAN WOOD MORGAN LAUGHS OALOKE. SOfK.4 A-rUWY BSIX3 by SAU1BURV FIELD wil MARGiARE-T LAWRENCE WALL AC E. EDDINOGR A5TOR TH6ATR.E MATiWQ&W swi Mstlrwar. Pr USD. Iflit Yitd. ti Btt.. .21. :4 niiale f?m- Tilb, 1BEJ3 LITTLE WHOPPER villi VI9IENWC SEGAL ni. k. nt.n Ttnrhtrh. Mn.lc hTltmloIf Frlml tnd l.yrlit br Ill'le Dudler and Otto A. uarotcn. 6TH BIG MONTH BP0ADHURSTt&" MATS. THUR5 3AT230, JANE Cowl IM THE DRAMATIC TPIUMDH jSmifin'Throudrt