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AMONG US MORTALS
Matinee Girls at the Movies C-j.yrllcht. 1321. /WV The man in the aisle seat thinks that the lady wants to whisper something in his ear or sit in his lap maybe. Hut, oh, how cruelly he misjudges her! You see the lady has come in from the bright ^n litfht and thinks the aisle seat is unoccupied. 1 ?> r-Tft?eraaHryae The trirl who saw the film the week before, ami tells anyone who cares to listen how the plot ends up. "You see this nirl here mar ries that big fellow in the ridinp: clothes?no, I'm wrong, she (loetti't marry him?she falls in love with the younc writer and marries him! Anyhow she turns out to be the divorced wife of the old man who gets mur dered later on?yes. it's all com ing back to me now!" "la William Hart married?" One of several thousand flappers whose life is coinjt to he all upset till her favorite movie magazine answers the above question one way or another. L This is n scene that ex ists only in the mind of Mrs. Fred Gertner. Mrs. Gertner has put herself in the heroine's place. In Mrs. Gert ner's mind's eye, tho eyeglasses have been removed, and somehow the whole thing: has more of a tinge of ro mance. Th?' dark ai^le. Mrs. Stubhs and her little pirl are having a very rough passage, what with places that look like steps, and steps that don't. The lady usher is, as usual, too far ahead with her flash to he of much use. i Four benutiful matinee girls enthralled by "Th?j Sheik." r ing: "Oil, how lovely it would be if a big handsome sheik would only steal me away!" "xtreme '.eft has ahout made up her mind to look into it. "Dear Answer Man," she'll w movie magazine, "is Rudolph Valentino married?" She will sign it "Sultana." Deep down in her heart each M. 3. is think The M. G. on ihe rite to her favorite sign Determined lady try ing to get seven people to "move over one seat." Aunt I,ilia is resting; between shopping tours. The warm air of the theatre and the darkness have been too much for her. Let's nope her dreams are better than the film they are showing. "Heavens! there's my boas over there!" Office ?ir] out on nn errand for the bos3, about to chanpe her seat to a more secluded part of the theatre.