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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 25, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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lar endowment which not many peo
ple possess. They are the sort that
photograph unerringly. There are
many expressive eyes in the world,
but frequently they fail to "register"
before the camera.
The rarest gift of all is the power
to dilate the pupils of the eyes when
looking directly into the lens. By
this means the subtlest change in
emotion- can be expressed- It is ac
complished by means of concentra
tion. Longing, fear, confidence, appre
hension, cunning, delight, mischief,
anxiety, patience, stress, calm and all
the other countless shades of thought
find expression through the eyes. All
these expressions are too subtle to
be governed by any definite rules.
They involve considerable aid from
other parts of the body; the eyebrows,
the "mouth, nose, torso all must
come to the aid of the eyes. A poet
once said that "the eyes are the win
dows of the soul." They are fre
quently the floodgates as well. The
eyes mirror what is behind them in.
the brain. You THINK fear, confi
dence, apprehension and the other
emotions to register them with the
This brings us once more to what
makes for success in pantomime. Af
,ter all, I believe it is what we THINK.
r You feel your part first then you reg-
ister it But to register it correctly,
practice and knowledge of the laws of
pantomime as required b.y the cam
era are absolutely indispensable. And
there are no rules for acquiring this
? knowledge. Constant schooling be-
fore the lens makes it almost instinct
ive. You do a thing and you don't
know exactly why you do it, but you
f know it's right
Editor's Note. In the next and
L final story Miss Saunders explains
'talking with the hands on motion pic-
Oil is obtained from tomato seeds,
from -which soap is made.
The woman said to know more
"royal secrets'' than any other wo
man in Europe has written a book,
"My Own Past" Palace gossip and
court secrets promise to make it a
best seller. She nas written "Recol
lections" for many of the "crowned
heads" of Europe.
We saw Mr. Allen Page pass thru
our little Ville on last Mon.
We saw Mr. McKinley Heard at
the Post Office at JAH Ville on last
We saw Mr. Jefferson off Bryant
at the Post Office on last Monday.
Mr. Glasco was up at the Post Of
fice on last Monday- making an ap
plication for some lost money which
had been registered and burglarized.
Old sister Wyant passed thru the
Ville on last Tuesday, and said that
she was well at the present Brushy
Knob (Mo.) World's Crescent
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