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Automob FtSecond Secues WASHINGTON. D. C.. SUNDAY. OCTOBER , 1916. "'Robinson Crusoe, Jr." First Musical Show of the Season; Laurette Taylor at National By THE PLATGOER. No thestrics season can be regarded as thoroughly launched unti a swisical -,=-ad3 Ike IN debot, hence WeeM-ngenmians whiose =ate , grI-t toward harmoor sad ensoed an e -ee"c* tebr Uip* in anticipa tion af Al Jolson's ainnual pigrimage to the National Capital. The Winter Garden favorite who, by the way, claim our own little town as his birth place, appears at the Belasco this week In 'Robinson Crusoe, Jr." His most potent task in that melange of wit and music Is explaining the whereabouts of "Robinson" and his good man Friday on Saturday night. Sparkling femininity, frothy comedy and lilting melody characterize the attraction from advance reports which state that the cast stiPIound ag the principal star has been selected from among the accepted Broad way celebrities. Al Jolsonmade his debut at the Winter Garden in the first show, but his part was inconsequential and, as a matter of fact, no one really noticed him, but the management, quick to improve the talent of all new comers, waited until It produced 'Vera Violetta" and in this Mr. Jolson was given quite a prominent part. In the same play Gaby Deslys made her American debut and after playing for fifteen or eighteen weeks she sailed back to Paris leaving Jolson, in reality, as the chief attraction of Here You Have Their Numbers. "Vera Violetta." 1. He quickly followed up the headway peated for the especial benefit of the he had made in "Vera Violetta" by Queen. 1 Stewart. a" of the bovy of ai supporting At Joken at the gaining new friends in "Whirl of So- Deion, this week. eiety." He was sent on tour with this Griffith's Decisto. wee T aet of PH t to h production and did not return to the David Wark Griffith-"Griffith, the 5-Vivian Martin. isatured member of the cast at LeeWs Columbia. Winter Garden for a season and a half, Great"-is through with the shadow Promised the last half of this week. 4--Belie Story, the emeert gtar, whe sppeare at Keith's this week In a coming back Just three years ago, stage, he announces in a current state- seeted resertoire at new songs. almost to the exact day, with Gaby ment. Censorship is the, reason, or to 5-A tease see from -nh Girl without a Chane," to be ahewn at Deslys in "The Honeymoon Ex- quote Griffith's own words, he refuses Poll's this week. press." . to longer subordinate art to "the whim 6-Helen ten.rme deon of the "Midnight Maiderns" the ttraetion "Dancig Aead. of a captain of police."'e at the Gayety this week. 7-Earle Willinma, the screen star, who rrear at the Cast. i a nw exePerhaps Griffith will carry out his series entitled e scarlet .uner." Aonxtan he w appa esi "Roansng threat to leave the pictures, but the S--Nanes O'Neli in a sene from "-e iron woman- at Moore'sO Garden. CruoeJr." widsfro evry ndia-army of his followers have difficulty 9-Resale Love. with Wilfred Loans, iji "Hell to Pair Austin" at Meores Cntso.-Viia Jrrt," swhtire femoe evtr thea- ccetit tht Ltaeme't Celmbia, tion is going to be the biggest produc- acetn_ h statement S ny. Re" Gardner and Lee Nash, a featured trio at the tdWith the universe for a stage, Grif- Csm this wweek. tionevermad at histheaer.fith has not found the univers too ___________________________ Among some of the songs which Mr. lawhe for his imagination, as witnessw Jolson will introduce are "Way GThe Birth of a Nation" and "Intoler Down Upon the Suwanee River," ance," but it seems difficult to believe CURRENT thiRAwe "Now He's Got a Girl," "Yacki that Griffith will find the restrictionst Hicki Doola," "Tillie Titwillow," of the speaking stage less binding and others. As usual, the company than "the whim of a police captain." otlahseo- eileu Crusoe, Jr. Manners. This Is the vehicle in which will include a prize winner beauty The movies are still too adolescent to Coming to the Belasco Theater tomor- the star wll make her reappearance In row evening wi "Robinson crusoe Jr." New York in a few weeks after an ab chorus. be left to their own devices; Griffith wlHe Mr. Al Jolson as the star. This en ec of two Years during which she Royalty Coanads e. has Put across two masterpieces despite attraction closed at the Winter Garden hold London audience spoil bound by in June and i therefore the Winter G' the brilliance of her acting. the Police captains, and even granting den's first big show to take to the ro In the new Manners Play Mis Taylor Not as 'Peg o' My Heart," but in an the right of officialdom to curtail and this season. Fortunately. the Winter Iwill portray a 36-year-old woman, mother entirely different role didrliss Laurette emasculate his Productions, a whole Garden management has retained the of a 1-year-old boy. In everything ex Taylr rgiser erhps he ostre-move wrldawats rifiths'rtur tooriginal New York cast including Law- cept actual years. however, this modern o s asrence D'Orsay Claude Flemming, Frank mother is altogether as alive with the iarkable success of her brilliant tri the field of "Home, Sweet Home," or Carter. Barry Lupino, Bowers, walts spirit of youth ba ir son, and In his umph of two years in London. Alto- to hark back to the old Biograpa, and Crkre ink Grace, Jo ees in far and away the beet of all wl inclu a rkes. Kitty Doner. Mabel Withee, ate - the girls" he knows. The raother's Phil gether Miss Taylor played nearly a "The Musketeers of pig AlleN o ri a f sk f n t dseft btotleir own deving ruth fih May Aoo Prank thes, Lee cence of tho plar, dng sh dscove bReoynalty rCorudsi theg ,,ccssfu proeto uc twor matieces depitetracio Aledr amthe WBnert GaDn her o adintepeteoud her In ply fom he en f ' Hate polceaptinsan evenanti int n Rseetherefore thorWnter. 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Ia "mbe Mme se -Lat el Kem~raw8tSoy, Or acbft C11240a~eeaffy .1ms in Chim.'," a~g week ta now senms PSeM-nhe hI Witheut a Chasse., e. et the ueseat drme itayed this smenm. Gaety-fthe a get Maid oe.a* Leew's Celusaa - Lessere Vkt In a new fatee Sim. e-s--Mae WiUtm t teod in "The us=lst eam-..' Comes - 2ngb-aise Vaude Vole, Mesw Stuiau-neu To Pay Mee'% Gardea - Charles thap. t have already na. the present season Pre-eminent. One Is Belle Story, the lovely prima donna of "Chin Chin" and the New York Hippodrome and the Other is Edwin A)deh identified with many of the most artistic and note worthy dramatia productions of the de Dade. Mime Story is bidding Keith vaudeville a much-regretted adieu, as after a short Period of retirement from the stage. she expects to re-enter as a grand opera diva. / Mr. Arden will make his vaudeville debut here in 'Close Quarters," de scribed as a very unusual one-act play by Oliver White, who has won consider abel note as an author traversing new plot-paths. His most conspicuous achieve ments Include "The Whirlwind." "The Thief." "Isreal," "L'Aigion," "Romeo and Juliet." and "The Girl of the Golden West" He Is fortunate, it has been observed by the newspaper critics, in having as his chief support Robert Wayne. a distinguished actor, who spent some time here as the director of the Poll stock oompany, prior to the advent Of Harry Andrews. What is rated as the most pretentious mnusical production of Present-day vaude vile. "The Four Husbands." with Ray Raymond and Florence Bain featured. Will be another novelty among the stellar array. The book is by Will D. Hough. author of "The Time, the Place. and the Girl," while the music and lyrics were contributed by William B. Friedlander. The production is said to be enlivened by a score of comedians and dancing girls. In running time, it takes the place of two usual acts. Other attractions will be Thomas Dugan and Babette Raymond in "They Auto Know Better;" AL Gerard and Sylvia Clark in "Modem Vaudeville Frolics:" Hans Hanks, the eminent concert pianist, Prof. Apdale's soological circus with the ma...in ant-eater, the pipe organ re citals and the Paths news pictorial. Today at 3 and 8:16 p. m.. at Keith's the bill will offer Fritzi Scheff, Isabelle D'Armand. Al Herman, and all the other stars and hits of the past week. Pel'a-Girl Without a Chamee." Brimful of thrills taken from real life. "The Girl Without a Chance" will make Its debut at Poll's Theater beginning to Imerrow night. The play was first introduced in Chi cago where it had a wonderful success at the auditorium In the windy city. "The Girl Without a Chance" gives the public an insight into some of the Ioy, and sorrows that come to the immigrant. The playright brings a force ful lesson home to fathers and mothers as well as to youth. The story pictures. In the first act, a little home in Italy which is visited by the tourists. The girl becomes infatuated with one of them and from that point on the conflict goes fast and furious. Incident follows in cident when the action of the play reverses to America. There is a wonder ful line of comedy running through the play and, of course, there is the logical happy ending. "The Girl Without a Chance" is the work of Whitney Collins, a young news paper man. Robert Sherman. the well known Chicago producer, has given ''The Voted to Be th Showing Fas In Hundreds and W' The Most Exclusis 9$25 -The Largmsr and Most Popear V the Ciiy. Thau---ad- of Beauti for Dres. and Gemeral te reaten inGeorgette tNw rpe de Chin ts. t-M.8. 2.53. SU.L8 EArau KE UYop. tes smm Os9 Imeip on "aeMksD W "~~ w111111 be Mi' - nw/ 101411rof 106e be w aemse t eW r Ms *a the- Eathm smut weeks r a VMen0 s"M OR NOW Y61111. NEWS GLEAED flOX BROADWAY'S CAIIUK New York Oct. 7-A group of well-known actors and managers were sitting in the grill room of the Lambs' Club one day last week discussing the best acted play in New York. Perhaps a dosen were in the argument. Of the dosen more than half had attended every opening night. And of the dozen. It is interesting to note, not one had failed to see "The Intruder." "The Intruder" is the first new Cohan & Harris production of the year. It is at the theater formerly called the Candler and now known as the "C. & H." Why had the entire dozen men seen "The In truder." while <nly a portion of them had seen the other good plays? Boiled down to Its essence the true reason was that, judging alone from the names in the cast. these actors and managers felt as sured in advance of an evening of finished Intelligent acting. What is more to the point, not one of the twelve admitted disappoint ment; and "The Intruder" gained the verdict of being the best-acted play now on the New York stage. At last we have a war comedy which is a success-so genuinely a success that It cannot be passed over in this brief record. A later and fuller comment on "Arms and the Girl" will be made in this column. for it is one of the gen uine hits of the season. The first nights have been piling one upon the other at such a rate the past two weeks that i was physically imp:ossible to attend them all But universal report has It that "Arris and the Girl," a new comedy by Grant Stewart and Robert Baker, setting forth entanglements in which an American girl fnds her self upon being left penniless in Belgium at the beginning of the war, is one of those unexpected de lights of the theater which flash upon us at rare Intervals. At all events the Fulton Theater is sell ing out at every performance and all the town is talking of the re freshing performances of PFay Bainter, Cyril Scott and Malcolm Dunn. CHARLES EMERSON COOK. Girl Without a Chance" a wonderful equipment both In scenery and players. Gayety-Barlesque. *The Midnight Maidens." one of the oldest and most reliable attractions on the Columbia burlesque circuit. will play Its annual eniragement at the Gayety Theater this week. It presents two musical burlettas and a number (OONTINVED ON PAGE TWO.) The House of Fashion 1106 G Si e Style Center foi bion's Favorites f Stunning Fall inter Suits $29.50 $35 'e Models and Fabrics $59.50 to $100 ~ll Occasions 25 $35 to $95 istDmpartment in Dreame of Sege a FaNew Waists - nur3W.U e Silk and French IN"FA AND W Favofite Role of Ingenm Preemned This City. 1dge Kennedy, who appears at Kational next week in ens of Selwyne greatest sueem=se "Fair and Wame has he this play one most suited to particular talents than any since phenoumsn= succeed in 'lAttle Brown" Never has Kise Kennedy more winsome than in har vehicle. Prebably the most efective and laugh able scene which has beam staged recent years Is seen in the scand act 4 "Fair and Warmer" where Mim Kea=tes a the nnsephlsticsnted little WV f nonanany with the stay-at-home husbmd af one of her girt friends, d6cie te oompromise herself in the eyes of her husband to cure him of leaving he alone at night The two at home prepare for the m prise to their absent mates by irst de ciding to take a little drink from the overstocked Celler of wine. Their la& of knowledge of the effects of intexi cants and their varying degrees eot strength serve to get them onsiderabli "lit" before the returp of the couple fer whom the scene is staged. The denouement presents rapidly shams. Ing scenes serious indeed to those = plicated but to the audience exorucaiL. Ing. LOEW'S COLUMBIA HAS BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARl Today marks the first anniversary Of Loew's Columbia Theater under the dl rection of Marcus Loew, the New York theatrical magnate, who took po of this most popilar theater Just n0 year ago today. When Mr. Loew came to WashIngton. he promised much, but unlike a greet many managers who came before him. he kept every proni.e that he made FO many years the Columbia Theater w the foremost theater in Wa.shIngt playing to high-class road attractions, I was inverted into a photoplay house by Mr. George M. Mann. the local manager for the Paramount Pictures Corporation. Mr. Mann proved beyond a doubt tha pictures would be a paying proposition in the Columbia Theater and then turned the preposition over to Mr Loew Since that time, the theater has teen thorough ly renovated and made rio one of the foremawt photoplay theaters of the coun try. It now boasts Of maintaining one of the finest orchestras in this pArt of the United States. which is supported by a pipe organ. furnishing music especially synchronized to meet the entire action of the screen. Paramount Pictures have been shown exclusively. presenting the world's fore most artists in productions written by the greatest master minds in the world of letters and presented by the foremost directors. ACTORS SOCIAL LIONS ON THE OTHER SIDE "Socialy every actor in England is a John Drew; every actress a Mrs. Ficke," says Miss L.surette Taylor "Of course thes unequivocal gen erality can be diisprovei. but what, generality cannot" in any event in stances of an actor's being persona non grata in English soe1-ty are sufficiently rare to be the rule-prov ing exceptions. Whatever his sociaL station a cad Is a cad; however lofty her title. a cat a cat Excepting cads and cata. theatrical folk In Lordon enjoy a standing which. by contrast, emphasizes the fact that we Arneri cans still regard the theater as large.. ly housed by gypses " "Yet let no one think for one me nent that I am In any way weaned from the land of my birth. Nothitngs that came within my experience in England could compensate for the fact that 3.000 miles separated me from-home." Marguerite Clark has again signed s eontract with the Famous players there by dispelling rumors to the effect thast she would return to the stage. 1, mnth ommogie tl retd &eigDeas $2950 $35 aaio. $5. 1.$5 stimetiva moels. o