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SOCIETY .AUTOMOBILE REAL ESTATE. WASHINGTON. D. C? SUNDAY, JULY 6, 1919 New 6lory for Old us. orr/aAi-r/u* ' NAT70rWt / arfe foir? /ft Johnny Grnt YourCrvA" Ihiney /fason v m'TaeFina/ ^ CtOSQ UP" I* b W&silvrn *t *1 A/f Wro/yr?? M KHiOtOf vctfy /rv/ncf . restored Qv/A Auntie " '"firwj The Garrick Players Alone Uphold the Drama this Week F Street Playhouse the Only Resort of Those Who Like Their Plays Audible?National Continues War Film?Belasco and Poli's Dark?Good Photoplay Bills in the City's Cinema Palaces. By EARLE DORSEY. The Shubert-Garrick (may its recipts never grow less!) becomes, with the advent of the current seven-day interval, the principal and solitary pillar of the drama in this section of the North American continent. It is one of the inevitable concomitants of a rising temperature that the number of plays on tap in any given week is in inverse ratio to the thermometer, which is just one way not to say that the hotter it gets, the less plays there are to see. "Johnny Get Your Gun" is the title of the comic banquet offered by the Garrick Players from now until next Saturday night, and somewhere near by will be found a notice which sums up in thor oughly detailed fashion the full and admirable merits of that pro duction. Earle Foxe and Eileen Wilson will have the chief roles, ac cording to the same announcement, and a personal curbstone inter view with Miss Wilson elicits the information that it will be a wel come relief. An associate critic of this journal, who witnessed Miss Wilson's performance in "The Brat," last .week's bill at the Garrick, did not agree with Miss Wilson's interpretation of her part and, following his unquestioned critical prerogative, he did not fail to say so. The result was inevitable, apparently, for all week long (we have this from Miss Wilson's lips) that same little ingenue spent her entire time away from the theater weeping over the part and praying by turns for the advent of the new week which would bring her another charac terization. W ith the Garrick holding forth with "Johnny Get Your Gun," one turns to the National, which begins today a second week's showing of the fine war picture, "New Glory For OVd." which graphically por- j trays the deeds of the American soldier in France. The interest ex-1 pressed by the Washington public in last week's showing augur well j for a busy week at the Raplev theater. Poli'~ and the Belasco, according to presertt indications, will be dark, but the Palace, the Rialto and the Metropolitan offer a film program which should assist materially in the dissipation of tH'ese long, daylight-burning evenings. That New "Baby Vamp" The theater is prolific in odd co incidences and strange analogies but the fact is seldom so strikingly il lustrated as in the remarkable simil-, arity between the careers of Jerry Umar, the presumably fictional lead ing character in Avery Hopwood's comedy. "The Gold Diggers," dis closed for the first time in the Be lasco last week, and of Olive Thomas, the pictured star of the film version of the Hattons' "Upstairs and Down," to be seen for one week only at Cran dall's Metropolitan Theater, begin ning today. Jerry Lamar describes herself as a ??small-town" girl who came to New York and began as a model. Having" attracted some attention in this ca pacity, she applied for a place in the chorus of a famous musical or ganization and was accepted, subse quently attaining prominence. That is precisely what happened to Olive Thomas in real life. Olive Thomas only a few years ago was a stock girl in a Pittsburgh de partment store at a salary of S3 a week, for which she was grateful. Through the interest of a musically inclined* relative resident In Boston, she was relieved of the odium of further service at so meager a sti pend and was launched upon a course of musical instruction in New York. As an avocation. Miss Thomas poseo for photographic art studies between practice periods. In this way her youthful beauty was brought to the nt^ce of the most famous artists in America. among them Harri/^n Fisher, Penrhyn Stanlaws, Haskell Coffin and many others. Fisher pro nounced her "the most beautiful girl In the world." and the label has re mained affixed. The next logical step toward metro politan fame was to apply for a place in Mr. Ziegf eld's pulchritudi nous and justly celebrated chorus. Olive Thomas was not asked to call again. She was engaged on the spot ?just like Jerry Lamar. Having be come one of the most toasted mem bers of the "Follies" and "Midnight Frolic" forces, it was impossible that Miss Thomas should not have been lured to the studies of the leading photoplay producers. In "TJpstarrs and Down" she offers a wonderfully effective study of the widely known "baby vamp" of the story, and graces one of the handsomest photoplay pro ductions of the year. AERIAL APRON NEVER CAUGHT HUN PLANES London.?It has just been disclosed in a hearing before the Royal Com rrission of Awards that the aerial apron?strands of wife hanging per pendicularly from a pianoforte wire stretched between two kite balloons? never caught a German raiding plane. It was not in use until late last sum mer. Inventors noW want $400.0<*rfor the device. Tney declare it wu ef fective, even if it didn't catch any tlfj MAN WHO COINED "ANZAC" IS DEAD Sydney?Major Oliver Hogue of Syd ney died of flu after having coma through the GaillpoU and Palestine campaigns unhurt. He gained undying fame by coining the word "Ansae," a term applied to Australian and New Zealand soldiers and aa widely used as 'Tommy." "Tank" and "Poliu." The word forms the initials of Aus tralian and New Zealand Army Corps. Aurora Auction of K Sou/s?"*? Productions Playing Washington Theaters . During Current Week Sliubert-Garrick?<**J?*hnny 0< Your Gaa.** One of the most successful comedies produced in the past twenty years I was the John Cort production of Ed mund Laurence Burke's play of "Johnny Get Your Gun." Now, for restricted territory only, "Johnny Get Your Gun" has been released 'or stock production and the management | of the Garrick Players has been among the flrst of the applicants in this country for a week's production. It is seldom that a Play of this im portance is released so quickly and j local theater-goers are fortunate in) I being able to see it at the Shubert-j I Garrick prices, and with a production I as worthy as will be given. In th? principal role of "Johnny.'' Karle Foxe will have an opportunity for funmaking that is unique. In a character typicaliy Western, breexy and free. "Johnny" predominates every scene in which he takes part and with Lynne Overman in the part of a fortune hunting nobleman of the foppish type there are many happy hours in store for the followers of this I sterling company. Eileen Wilson is; 1 splendidly cast as "Jane." In all there' j are sixteen distinct character "types" j j in the play. There Isn't much doubt buf. what j "Johnny Get Your Gun" will have a) banner jireek at the Shubert-L*arrick; Theater this week. / Xatloial?"New Glery for Old.* The army's authentic film record of the war. released in Washington upon the signing of the peace treaty, -will enter upon Its second and final week at the National Theater today. Army officers have pronounced the picture, which bears th<> appropriate title of "New Glory for Old," the most vivid portrayal of the operations against Germany yet presented by the Signal Corps. It is a complete story of the war in two part* with the first four reels depicting the intensive training the doughboys received before they entered the trenches, and the last four reels showing what they did to ? the Huns once they got into action. How Chateau-Thierry was taken; the advance at St. Mihiel under terrific shell fire and the fighting in the Argonne are among the action scenes that stir new pride in American valor. The picture will be shown twice daily this week with the exceptiop of to morrow evening when it will be ex hibited to soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital. Matinees begin at 3:30 and evening performances at 8:30. B. F. Keith's?Vaudeville. This week at B. F .Keith's Theater, commencing at tomorrow's matinee, Lucille Cavanagh, the Broadway dan seuse. assisted by Wheeler Wads worth. Mel Craig and W. B. Taylor, In the 1919 edition of her "Kaleido scope Dance, Color and Song,'* will be the appropriate attraction for mid summer. Irving Fisher, co-featured with Nora Bayes n " Ladies First," will be the extra added stellar offer ing. The Misses Campbell, fair former Washington girls, will present their Southern idyl with songs of "Then and "Now." Others will be George Austin Moore, formerly of Moore and Haager, afresh from a long trick of theater league entertainment in France; Anne and Marie Clark in a snappy interlude, "In What?" the Apollo Trio, in statuary posing; Coak ley and Dunlevy In a military skit, "Over There;" Power* and Wallace. CONTINUED ON PAGL TWO. Garrickersto Do "Daddy Longlegs" and "The Only Girl" The surprise bag of the Garrick Players seems to have a limitless capacity. So much so that their little playhouse at Seventh and F streets is being: dubbed the "Home of pleasant surprises." From the day of their first presentation there has been a never ending stream of new features for their patrons. Their latest announsements carry two more surprises of the pleasing variety. Next week they are goini^ to play surprise No. 1, "Daddy Longlegs." Washington needs no introduction to this beautiful play. It Is one of the best that has ever found its way to the American stage end from there to the movies. It was through the movies that most of our city became acquainted with it It ran for two weeks in one of the largest theatres in the city to capacity business. It was acclaimed by all critics as the greatest picture Mary Pickford ever plyed. Despite its enormous success on the screen, the real "beauty of the play lies in > its dialogue. Presentation on the stage by live actors adds many fold That Spring i Circus day in Springfield. 111., is in-1 directly responsible for Charles Ray being a screen favorite today. His fatheji had intended a business career for him. but th< n came the circue and Charles, with several other boys, car ried a bucket of water to tjie elephant for him, but then came the circus and air ail aspirations' for a commercial urf. He followed his father's wishes, completing his schooling in the Los Angeles Polytechnic school, but the inspiration of the sawdust ring still stirred his soul and he was wont to hang around local theaters. He grad uated as program boy. water boy and usher and finally landed on the stage as a "super." After snccessfully portraying minor parts, hfe took several fliers at the road, but his stage career came to a sudden close when the Metropolitan A Memoric "Only twenty-two weeks remain in which to buy tickets for the greatest benefit performance ever staged in the world, a benefit that will include every legitimate theater in the United States, with the proceeds intended ex clusively for the Actors' Fund of America," is the announcement forth coming from-the office of Jack Ed wards. resident manager of the Shu bert-Garrick Theater, who is one of the hundreds of legitimate theater managers of tke country who already has started his energies toward this monster affair. The movement, started by Daniel Frohman, president /of the Actors' Fund, i? being backed by basiness and professionaNjnen of New Tork and other large cities, the purpose being the * commemoration of the wonderful work which the theatrical profession accomplifhed during thf war. in aid | ing Uncle Ram, and In obtaining for i to its ?'fTectivcness. It is for this reason that the management of the [ Garrick Players secured it as their next week's attraction. The largest royalty ever paid for I a play will be paid by the Garridc ers, but judging from the interest already expressed in this produc tion, it will be worth it. Its appeal to children is another reason for its tremendous success and the Washington kiddies who saw it in j the films are all clamoring to get I seats. Another surprise of the Garrick Players is their announcement that j in a few weeks they will offer a| musical comedy, "The Only Girl." j This beatuiful production, aided by i a most tuneful musical score from the pen of Victor Herbert, has been one of the most successful musical productions of the past ten years. The personnel of the Garrick Play ers lends itself readily to the in terpretation of musical work, as many of its members have already made quite a reputation on the mu sical comedy stage. "The Only Girl" will probably be produced within three weeks. afield Circus Combined Musical and Dramatic ag gregation closed unexpectedly. . ^ to Los Angeles and de cided before taking up a business career to try the pictures. He ap pealed to Thomas H. Ince. who sym pathized youth and gave him a chance. This was in December, 19L!, and it was the beginning of the screen career of the Thomas H. Ince ' wonder boy," a title he won by his remarkable portrayal of the fevered, nervous, high-strung boy in 'The Coward." Among his other pictures may be recalled "The Pinch Hitter." Sudden Jim,"' "The Clodhopper," "The Son of His Father." "His Moth er's Boy." "String Beans." "The Girl Dodger," and "Greased Lightning." His latest picture, "Hay Foot. Straw Foot." will be seen at Loew's Columbia Theater for four days commencing today. This is a charming photoplay in which Doris Lee is his leading woman. J for Actors the war activities more than $250,000, 000- Friday, December 5, is the date decided upon, and it will be knpwn as "Actors' Memorial Day." Every the ater manager in the country hat been called upon to put his shoulder to the wheel and all of the WfyBhington the ater managers, including L. Stoddard Taylor, of the Shubert-Belascq; Harry Rapley, of the National; C. J. Harris, of Poli's, and Mr. Edwards, of the Shubert-Garrick, are among those who have already sent in their accept ances. t ? H The festivities planned for Actors' Memorial Day will include the com memoration of the work done by ac tcrs as soldiers in the war. as a com memoration of those who have fallen in the defense of their country, and all to be a tribute and of service to the Actors' Fund of America, a charity in which the entire profession la interested. % Attractions Listed At Local Theaters .For Week of July 13, J SHl'BERT-GARRICK ? "Daddy' Long Ijegs," the Jean Webster four act comedy; Earle Foxe and Eileen Wilson will have principal roles. KEITH'S?Vaudeville, COSMOS?Vaudeville. LOEWS PALACE?First four days. Sessue Havakawa in "The Man Be neath;" last three days, Dorothy Phillips in ' Destiny." CR AND ALL'S METROPOLITAN?I Sunday through Wedn< sday. Alice! Brady in "His Briday Night"; Thursday to Sunday. Madge Ken- , nedy in "Through the Wrong. Door." ? CRAXDALL'S KNICKERBOCKER? Sunday and Monday. Alice Brady | in 'His Bridal* Nipht," and Mont-' gomery and Rock in "Flips and Flops;" Tuesday and Wednesday.' Empiy Wehl*?n in "Fools and : Their Money"; Thursday and Fri-; in "His Bridal Night." and Mont- [ day. Madge Kennedy in "Through ; the Wrong Door"; Saturday, Will-j iam S. Hart in "Square Deal San derson." CRAXp ALL'S? Sunday and Mon day. William S. Hart in "SquAre Deal Sanderson;" Tuesday and Wednesday. Kitty Gordon in "Playthings of Passion;" Thurs day. Friday ard Saturday. Stuart Holmes in "The Other Man's Wife." CRAXD ALL'S SAVOY?Sunday and Monday, Douglas Fairbanks in "The Knickerbocker Buckaroo;" Tuesday, Pauline Frederick in "The Fear Woman;" Wednesday. Constance Talmadge in "Happi ness a la Mode;" Thursday. "The American Way;" Friday, Dorothy Gish in "I'll Get Him Yet;" Satur day. Enid Bennett in "The Haunt ed Bedroom." and Roscoe Ar buckle in "A Desert Hero." CRAM) ALL'S AVEXt'E GRAKU? Sunday. Constance Talmadge in "Happiness a la Mode;" Monday. Enid Bennett in "The Haunted Bedroom;" Tuesday and Wednes day. Douglas Fairbanks in "The Knickerbocker Buckaroo;" Thurs day. Kitty Gordon in "Playthings of Passion;" Friday, "The Ameri can Way;" Saturday. Dorothy Gish in "1 11 Get Him Yet." CRANDALL'S APOLLO?Sunday and Monday, Douglas Fairbanks in "The Knickerbocker Buckaroo;" Tuesday, June Elvidge in "Love and the Woman;" Wednesday. Dorothy Gish in 'Til Get Him Yet;" Thursday, Enid Bennett in "The Haunted Bedroom;" Friday. Constance Talmadge in "Happi ness a la Mode;" Saturday, Madge Evans in "Home Wanted" and Roscoe Arbuckle In "A Desert Hero." Cora B. Shreve Pupils Give Festival Tomorrow The annual festival of the Cora B. Shreve singing and dancing pu pils will be held at the National Theater tomorrow night at 7:4S o'clock. One of the novelties of these youngsters will be "The Rainbow Cocktail." which will be given by the entire class. There will be nov elty dancing. Spanish dancing, and all the latest song hit* of the aea-i son. - J Film Chat and Gossip Marshall Xeilan's first special for First National will be called The Eternal Three.** Reginald Barker will direct Geraldine Farrar's n*xt Gold mm pletura.. Stuart Blackton has changed the title of "Moonshine" to "Moonahina and Shadows." Doraldina will appear in *The Cave Woman " ~ * Alice Joyce la completing "The Spark Divide." " ? Conine Griffith has started work on "A <*irl at Bay** Johnny Walker is out of the navy SLnd is now with Virginia Pearson. Virginia Pearson and her corapay are completing "Impossible Cath erine." Harvey Gates is back with the Universal for "Jim of the Ranges." Alma Rubens has completed "Paradise Annie** for Pa the. "The Great Gamble" will be released on August 3. Mitchell L#*wis has started work on the fourth of his Star Serie* for Select Mae Murray will appear in "On With the Dance." Marguerite Clayton is completing "Bullin* th* Bullsheviki." at the Paragon Studios. * Harold Wenstrom. who filmed Wilson's arrival in France, ts back in the United States. Guy Empevs production. "Hell On Earth." has been given the per manent title of *The Under Current.*' Yvonne Shelton of the "Midnight Frolic." ha? b*en engaged by Salz nick to support Olive Thomas. "The Beloved Cheater" is th* title of the first production in wlileh Lew Cody will be starred. Madge Kennedy has arrived in the East to f=p*nd the vacation with her husband. Capt. Bolster. Edward Connelly has been loaned by M*tro to Anita Stewart, for 4?01d Kentucky." Raymond Angel is out of the French army and has returned to Out ing Chester as cameraman. Dorothy Green and Arthur Ashley have started "The Praise Agent "* for the World Films. William S. Davis will direct Florence Reed in hrr fourth United Pic ture Theaters feature, with the working title o? 'The Eternal Mother." Sold for Eighty-Five Cents I Various and many are the opin- i i ions held by the Individual, passed | | down by the courts, and given b: \ juries, as to the value of human li? It remained for Aurora Mardi**' nian, the beautiful 17-year-ok< i Christian Armenian girt to learn ?exactly the value of a human life | in Turkish eyes. Mis^Mardiganian ! is the heroine of the "Auction of! J Souls," now playing its second week at Moore's Garden Theater, and ber ! nelf enacts the leading part in the j film. She was sold as a slave in 1 one of the modern Turkish slave i markets and was later a prisoner in a Turkish harem. | According to her own personal ex-j perience and statements, together with authentic reports of the Ameri can and British governments, th' Armenian. Circassian and Geo- ? girls are much more re* and beautiful than the nat < Tu-* ? ? girls, and when the Arnr.< sacrcs were resumed in The League c If you want to see the uncon ditional surrender of a certain man haters* club and the sensational cap ture of its leader and members by Cupid and bis agents. see Marguerite Clark, dainty little Paramount star, and the supporting cast In her new picture, "Girls." which will be shown at Loew's Palace today. Pamela Gordon, the role played by the star, is a confirmed man-hater. In fact, her views on the subject are so confirmed that she seeks to oonver' other girls to her principles, and has formed a man-haters' club consisting Of herself and two other girls, her room-mates. But one by one her converts feel the pleasant sting of Cupid's darts and fall out of the ranks, leaving the lit Us heroine o Jt the story alone to Turk.- made them the pretext lor s~.z ?r the most beautiful daughters v : the . - menian families and forcing: ihm i-.t their harem?. " os?> *h.m the officials and officer? rtic! no: k for their harems they v V- ? 'en to sell in the slave ? ta P? it happened that h If ? ' -se unhappy girla we . r> ? *. * and sold to th# high r in many in stance many of them and hm. eap that th' price wh. . ri rr kt wax v,.u less than u ?r.c: ' dollar Aurora M 'inn .f^vaa sold in one o? cents. Her * screen, in r /"k not I***, iy ? v4? h?: * i l?fe j.i the ?<*'? are merely il Jt Is a an?i ^ a*. . e *fvrf ?4 tfr > inartyrvi ?r the e : me. . an nation which this ? lit? tic tl?*. ?*gh her persoi ? expe r.ence, tjpifies. f Man-Haters wage her warfare on love and man. But her battle is a hard one. and th? she is Anally bested and forc**a to capitulate to Commander-in-Chief Cupid and hia opposing forces, con sisting of a young and ardent sweet heart named Edgar Holt, is said to be one of the most delightful coraedy romancf? ever seen on the screen. The original play by Clyde Ftteh. from which the picture was adapted, scored One of the biggest successes of the day when first presented on the stage. Walter Edwards directed the star and thoroughly capable play ers. including Mary Warren. Heist Chad wick. Harrison Ford. Lee Hin. Thomas D. Persse. Virginia Falti and others portray the supporting role*. Hal Young and James C. Van Trent photographed the production.