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Enthralling Dramas Predominate in Week's Moving Picture Offerings
THIS WEEK'S
PMIWCHmm Alibi
Before Octavua Roy Cohen began
nrtu of "Bummln'ham coon
character utorles, he wrote one 01
the creepiest, uncanniest, most
thrilling mystery plays which wm
??er written by an American, and
named It -The Crimson Alibi."
This play was seen by Washing
ton on6e, at Poll's and Washington
?? going to rot all thrilled up again
by once more finding out who com
mitted the murder, when "The
Crimson Alibi" opens at Poll's to
night.
IVatloaal?"See Saw.**
Henry W. Savage's glittering,
gorgeous musical comedy de luxe.
"See-Saw." which played to packed
houses at the George M. Cohan
K theater in New Tork, and the Tre
raont theater In Boston, will open
at the National theater tonight.
One of the moat laughable incidents
I of the play is a session of "African
golf." participated in by a group of
Ethiopian bell-hops. The cast in
cludes Frank Carter, Dorothy Mac
kaye, Jeanette Lowrle. J. Paul Cal
lan. Charles Brown. Adele Hassan
and an eye-opening chorus of de
lectable damsels.
Belaaeo bddy*s Sweetheart.'"
New York audiences fell in love
with "Somebody's Sweetheart," the
musical masterpiece of Arthur |
Haromerstein. Washington is ex
pected to follow suit when the cur
tain goes up at the Shubert-Belaaco
theater tonight.
The cast which threw the play
Into the spotlight of New York's
theatrical critics' praise remains
practically Intact John Dunsmore
and WINiam Kent* they of the wide
ly varying statures, head the list of
comedians. Others in the cast are
I?uise Allen. Veronica, Ardelle
Cleaves, Howard Marsh, Albert
Sarkett, Eugene Redding. Edith
Benjar. Royal Cutter and Mabel
r Taylor; while over and above all. a
chorus whose beauty is supple
mented by both dancing and sing
ing talent, will aid in the enjoy
tment of the play.
Sbmbert-Ga rrlek.
Catherine Chisholm Cus h 1 n g
wrote the book and lyrics, while
Dr. Hugo Feliax supplied the music
for "Lassie." the tuneful comedy
drama which opens at the Shubert
Garrlck theater tonight, for the
first time on any stage.
It is reported that the new play
ofTers a novel theme, played by ar
tists in character delineation.
AMUSEMENTS.
FRIDAY "W
Alfred Cortot
The Dl?t la xuishcd French Pianist
Hans Kindler
T\r N.tr< ?OIII?~
IX JOINT RECITAL.
rirkrt., *~.00. $1.00. O(*<???
of T. Arthur Mnltk. 130S G St.
Tilly Koenen
The Fa?m Patch Coatralto
Thelma Given
C.Bll(
, Nina Tarasoval
HOFMANN
PI AlfO RFCITAL
Polf*s Theater. Friday, Jaauary SO,
4 u'O. *ieaU now ea sale at Mrs.
Greene's Coaeert Bureau la Draop's,
Thlrteeath and G Streets.
M1SCHA
E L M A N
violiit recital
.Vatloaal Theater, Friday, February
8. 4:3<). Seats now an sale at Mrs.
Greene's Coaeert Bureau, la Droop's,
Thirteenth aad G Streets.
MARY
GARDEN
Natloaal Theater. Tuesday. February
10, 4:30. Heats aow oa sale at Mrs,
Greene's Coaeert Bureau la Droop's,
Thlrteeath and G Streets
MME.
TAMAKI
MILLO
MIURA
PICCO
may MUKLE
POLPS THKATKR ? Postponed
February 1?Mext Sua. E*en 8:30
mme.
D'ALVAREZ
TOSCHA
Master Vlollalst,
[a Joint Reeltnl. Belaseo Theater
Wed- Feb. 4, 400 Pull's Theater
MAETERLINCK
Lcctare, ?The I nknonn Shore'*
Tickets .W to 92JM). at 1221 F
St. N. w.. Phones Mala 3054,
Fraaklln 2HS9 ,
Foremost Premier Dnaeera
FOKINE ?
FOKINA
February 12
Mall Order* for Tickets Received
*OWL|MI to $5.00
February IS
?LESSAXDRO BONCI
World's Fanous Tenor, and
BLEASOR BROCK
is WsilHI. w?tm Theater
February 28 Poll's Theater
DESTINW
March 8 Poll's Theater
ECr.EXF. YSAYE
World's Greatest Vlrtaooo
March 28 Poll's Theater
TITTA RUFFO
WorWa Faaas? Baritone
February 22 Pell's Theater
MME. LOllSB
HOMER
aad MISS LOIISE
HOMER
i h J.lat Rrvital
l_r Ticket, at Bo* Offlc,. 1JI1 F
?treet N W.. at Theater,, and
at til Ouray Building. Reaar
Tatlon, by Phone
rVa.ii Fiaafclla 1'J? Mala
5 OFFERINGS
UufhUr and p?thos
woven in the plot. The
U said to be a novelty l? both con
?traction and setting.
B. F. Krltfc-m.
Joseph E. Howard and Kth?l>T
Clark. In their new musical romance.
"Chin Tor." With Maurice Diamond In
an added relation, and supwted b*
Jack King, late of Btw.
and King; Ruth Reed. Gee Sun Kin.
Helen Smith and other
be the extraordinary offering at a. ?
Keith's Theater this week commenc
ing at the matinee tomorrow.
"Chin Toy" la'a brand-new I>rod<>
Ition. and has registered a hltalong
Broadway. It la a departure from the
usual Howard-Clark revues. Ills de
bribed an a riot -*?*???
> laid In the Qoartler "?""?
I l^r^lir. Howard plays ??*??*
| lean artist attempting to
ESHSr hnsz
aTthe^Sui'thii:.. Eoi? ^
the Bohemian leanings.
paiarf?Ethel Cl?y???
One of the truly noteworthy film
offerings of the season Is The Thlr
runht-A~' pC w^h wlU
bx ptauSTt. ???*??
ton to the screen of Loe* s M.ia
| Theater for the full week beginning
this afternoon at S o clock. Extra
(promise of rare entertalnment value
I is held out by the authorship of tfie
! gtory. It having been written by
Rupert Hughes. Under the capablo
| direction of Robert Vignola. and with
the sterling work of a
screen luminaries as Monte Blue.
Anna Q. Nllsson. Irving Cummings.
Charles Meredith and others of
prominence. The Thirteenth Com
mamlmenf is a screen drama of un
usual appeal.
I Craadalt'a Metro n?llta??"The
Broken Melody." * 1
I "The Broken Melody." a masterly i
effort of the screen wiH be ~ ,
ture of the program at CrantlaHs
Metropolitan theater thia week, oe
! ginning tonight. . _ .
Eugene O'Brien, who. alreadya
star, attracted even wider attention
In his last *reat picture. "The Per
fect Lover" is the star of the pro
duction. In The Broken Melody
he will enact the strongest role he
lhas yet assayed.
Harold Lloyd's two-reel comedy.
Captain Kidd's Kids." will be the
(principal supplementary picture.
I Moore'. Rlalto?"Shepherd of the
Hills."
Harold Bell Wright's novel. "The
Shepherd of the Hills." will be given
its premiere filming tonight at
Moore's Rialto theater.
The motion picture was adapted
from the book by Wright himself,
who transported a company of film
Dlayers to the Oxark mountains,
where the story is laid, for the pur
pose of imbuing the picture wKh
the spirit in which the story was
written. The special musical score,
written for the picture, will be
played throughout the week of Its
engagement.
Loew'* Colombia?Douglas Mr Lea a
and Doris May.
Douglas MacLean. the Washington
boy who achieved?practically over
night?fame through the superior ex
cellence of the first screen comedy |
In which he was co-starred with Doris I
May. "3 1-2 Hours' Leave." returns
to Washington this week in a new |
screen comedy. "What's Your Hus-|
band Doing?" Pretty, lovable Miss|
May is again seen opposite ebullient I
Douglas, and the two will entertain |
at Loew's Columbia theatre for the
four days beginning this afternoon:
at S o'clock. Those who saw their |
first picture know already that this I
second will be great; those who didn't
see the other, heard of It, and know
the same.
Beginning Thursday, and continu
ing for the remainder of the week,
the Columbia will show "The A. B. C.
of Love." the latest feature starring
saucy Mae Murray. This is a most
??6*rt?e//y
$eriia ftsnn
<a
The C#/won
Qubi ooua
EMS
/V//? 2?/oise ]Jcrj
I COS/fOJ
Jl/ff/10
<Scenefrom r77>* J/iep/rerc/ofthe
entertaining production, built upon an
unusual plot, and one which can be
counted on for certain diversion.
Moore'* Garden?Tke Copperhead."
The first production in a series of
pictures to be made by all the great
film companies of the country and
presented in the great fight now being
watred under the direction of Secre
tary Lane, to bring home to the
citizens of the United State? just
what their country stands for and
just what being a true and loyal
American means. v in brief the
thorough and complete American!
?ration of each and every one of us.
"The Copperhead" Paramount-Art -
craft's superb special film version of
Augustus Thomas' celebrated play
of the same name, an .adaption from
the book Frederick Landis, with 4
Lionel Barrymore in the title role, j
opens its second consecutive week of
showing at Moore's Garden Theater (
today, the attendance for the past
week having been ?o Urge that the I
management was forced to ma.Kie :
hurried arrangements for an exten
sion of the booking.
Mwrf'i Strand?-"Jubtlo."
Will Rogers, philosopher, com-'
edian and rope-slinger extraordi
nary. will play the title role in!
"Jubilo." the Saturday Evening Post ,
story by Ben Ames Williams, which,
i ?. ? i
ill film form, will open at Moore's
Strand theater today.
1 . In his previous adventure? Into
shadowland. Rogers has taken only
pure, broad-comedy roles. In "Ju
bilo* he will have an opportunity to
display much of the dramatic abll- j
ity which, critics say. is latent in
him.
Cosmo* ? VaudeTille.
"Father's Daughter," described as a
comedy romance, is the feature act at
?the Cosmos this week. The act is pre
sented by Dan Simmons & Co.. and
one of the features is a novel stage
illusion representing the rear end of
an observation car in continuous mo- 1
tion during the action of the playlet, j
This is similar to the effect produced
in the "Honeymoon Express," and is
by the same author.
Mullally. McCarthy * Co.. hare a*
new sketch said to contain more than
laughs with a setting of a hospital in I
which a humorous bent is given a
very human situation. "The Girl in
the Basket," Mile. Eloise Vera, with a
wealth of electrical effects, is said to
climb out over the heads of the au
CONTISCED ON PAGE FOCH.
AMUSEMENTS.
AMUSEMENTS.
-CRANDALL'S
METROPOLITAN
FOR THE
ENTIRE
WEEK
?F STREET AT TENTH
BEGINNING
TODAY
AT 3
S?l?2fK
EUGENE
INI
c&eBRQKEN
MELODY
By OUIDA BERGERE
A lyrical Romance Played Upon the Heartstrings of
the Girl Be Lotxd.
, *nnwn ATTRACTIONS
HAROLD LLOTD tar a Ceaiedy Masterpiece, "CAPT.
KIDIW KID8"?Cirrrat Bve?t??T?plc* af the Day
? Martia Jahaaaa'a "Sarin* Sava*e?" ? Selected
Ortrtare?MetrapaIItaa Caacert Orchestra, Aae4ea
Vleai, Caadaetar. ? ? t i i ? 9 ? t
PALACE
LOEWS
LOEW'S
COLUMBIA
i
Today?Monday?Tuesday?Wednesday
THE WASHINGTON BOY
DOUGLAS McLEAN
' ?Supported by?
DORIS MAY
AtiD AN ALL STAR CAST IN
A Laugh-Crammed Successor to
. "23 V* Hours' Leare"
What's Your Husband
THEATER
-ASOBD reiTCUB
You know the Ten Commandments
Do you know the Eleventh? Twelfth?
And do you know the THIRTEENTH?
TODAY AND ALL WEEK
Ethel Clayton
"The Thirteenth
Commandment"
. A MODERN SOCIETY STORY OF NEW YORK UFE
Next Week?D. W. Griffith's Scarlet Days
AMUSEMENTS.
AMUSEMENTS.
AMUSEMENTS.
THE PHOTOPLA Y EVENT OF THE SEASON
A Masterful Pirtmrieatiom of
FAMOUS AMERICAN
NOVEL. ^
rroaucM UiracM oy u>? xainor in rtrMOi
A love romance tremendous in it* appeal, gripping in it* tula
in which all the famou* character* of Mr. Wright* dehghtful
from "Preackin' Bill" down to "Little Pete" art portrayed wit
markablc fidelity to lift by a teleeted out of exceptional ability.
BRILLIANT ORCHESTRA TlOW SBLECTED AVmU
ADOLPH ZUKOR PRESENTS
LIONEL BARRYMORE
TO SEE THIS PRODUCTION IS TO BE BORN AGAIN
AS AN AMERICAN
*ECIAL ORCHESTRATIOW ADpED ATTRACTIOlrS
SAMUEL GOLD WYN
Preeent*
? WILL
ROGERS
JUBILO
BEN AMES WILLIAMS
AO.UPTCD PROM TUB ??ATTHOAT KVKWIJIQ
FO?T? rrORT OF THM SAME KAME.
Orchettral Feature*. Short Subject*

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