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GAYETY, KEITH'S AND RIALTO HAVE SPECIAL FEATURES NEXT WEEK'
Gayety Theater Opens for New Season Sunday SUNDAY at 3 p. m. th? curtain at the Oayety Theater will raise for the formal opening of the burlesque season lit Wash ington. The attraction will be 8am Sldman and his own show en titled "Suite Sixteen " This Is Mr. Stdman's first *p pea ranee In burlesque In a number of years, as he has been playing the larger theaters Including a visit last season to the Oarrlck Theater here with Walker Whiteside and Tyrone Poiper. Mr. Sldman ha* also played opposite Weber and Fields and m?ny othsr actors of note and comes to Washington with the bait show he has ever headed. Supporting this popular comedian ?rill be a cast of entertainers which includes Rose B. Bentley. Prima donna; Billle Hall and Al lnard, formerly with Billy B. Van's Own Show; George Wright, featured in vaudeville with Violet Allen and Ocrtrude Vanderhllt; Frank Oonroy, famous blackface comedian; Lew Krugel, recently on the Keith circuit; Sadie Banks, a vaudeville star; Jeanette Kayton a clever dancer, formerly with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet ami Zlegf eld's Midnight Frolic, and Jean Carlson, former Keith head liner. There are ten big scenes snd two acts, with eighteen musical numbers. The Oayety will give two performances <UUly and Sun dsy as usual. LOEWS PALACE? Thomas Meighan. THOMAS MEIGAN returns to x the tcretea .ot Loew's Palace Theater Sunday afternoon In his lgteA production, "If You Believe It, It's So." based on a story by Perley Poo re Sheeban. Mr. Meigh an's support Includes Pauline Starke, Theodore Roberts, Charles. Ogle, Joseph Dowllng and Charles French. Mr. Meighan has a role that ciobely resembles his characteriza tion In 'The Miracle Man." It is a story . of regeneration through simple faith and the pure love of a beautiful girl, and It shows Mr. Meighan as a blg-clty crook und gangster who Is so impressed by the fa)th In humanity shown by one of his victims that he forsakes the path of crime, takes up life In a small town, falls In love, con fesses his past snd saves his fel low-townsmen from being victim teed by two clever crooks who hope to frighten him Into silence through fear of exposure of his W"* CRANDALL'S? "The Man Unconquerable." ? RAND ALL'S THEATER today presents Jack Holt, in "The Man Unconquerable," in which he is supported by Sylvia Breamer and a strong cast. The added ?omedy offering will be "Hickory Hick." George Arliss will occupy the screen tomorrow and Saturday, tn "The Ruling Passion." Oaylord Lloyd will supply the comedy. In "Dodge Tour Debts." Kor the first three days of next week. Betty Blythe will be pre sented at Crandall's as star of "His Wife's Husband," a compelling drama. On Wednesday and Thurs day, Mary Miles Minter will he screened in "South of Suva," snd for the last two days of tho week. John Emerson and Anita Loos' comedy-melodrama. "Red-Hot Ro mance." is announced. Charming Ingenue At Gayety Theater Next Week 6?i/>cmao9 Lionel A twill to Head Keith's . BUI Next Week LIONEL ATWILL, the famous dramatic star, through the courtesy of David Belaaco. will make his vaudeville debut next week at Keith's Theater, commencing with the Monday matlne<. He will present "The White Faced Fool." The extra added attraction will be the Buropean sensational nov elty, Boreo. Bert Fltzglhbon and brother Lew will offer new daffydillsms. Dick and Jack Bird are billed. The Rubinl sis ters will offer a charming musi cal fantasy. "The Tip, Tip, Tap hankers." of great war memory, will present "A Day in Camp." Diamond and Brennan will pre sent "Something For 8ale." Oar cinetti Brothers will include their wonderful hat throwing. Aesop's Fables. Topics of the Day and the Pathe News fill up the measure. The current bill headed by Van and Schenck will be given far the last times at Keith s Sunday matinee and night. JOSEPH JEHLIN scored a tri umph at Loew's Columbia laat week with a xylophone rendition of von Suppe's "Light Cavalry" overture. Looks Like Dale Might Be Poking Fun at This One By ALAN DALE. NEW YORK. August IT. i(\WT HAT'8 wrong with thU YY picture?" asked the poor wolking fell in "Manhattan" at the Playhouse last night. And well ah* might ask. for It was some picture. It combined the airy yet fluffy grace of "Bertha, the Sewing Machine QlrJ," with tho rosy yet aaucy lore of "Nellie, the Boe-Tou-Ti-Ful Cloak Model." Thrown In for good measure was a dash of "Peg O'My Heart," a soupcon of the "Brat," and a dash of dear old "K'Meel." Apart from these dashes, and sou peons "Man hattan," was breesy with Its own originality. It concerned one of those sweet little wolklng gells who are tempt ed, and yet stray nit. A bold Man hattanese, old enough to know bet ter. discovers the little sweetie, and makes of her his sscrstary. Oosslp wags, and tongues chatter, and Haughty Mommer, with the white wig and the tuberous flgyure be comes a she-father Duval and beg* the girl If she loves the old boy to leave him for ever, and for aye. (Interval for tears). But ths playwrights who play wrote this masterpiece?Lelghiun Osman and Henry Hull?hadn't fin ished. They conceived the daring ly unique feat of causing thb poor wolklng gell to oecome heir?or helreps?to ninety-five thousand pouiids ("pounds of what?" shs asks -nonchalantly), and then all the fat Is in the fire, and the old boy ends. the~?ct by taking the name-?f the deity In vain, as he re members that he will be accused of marrying the girl for her ninety five thousand bucks. Twai then she asked. "What s wronjl with this picture?" She was entitled to her query, of course. But the audience last night could have enlightened her. There was a smirk of merriment when she got ths legacy and one's sense of humor simply bounded. It did that all the way through the "picture," which wasn't a movie, either. I don't believe that a movie. In Its most desperate moments, would have done anything as fun ny as that third act. However, "Manhattan" wasn't meant to be funny. Amusing things never are. They Just oqs? mirth spontaneoua 1 An energetic young person called Marguerite Maxwell was the poor wolking gell. and there was a real dose of her. Poor Norman was the old boy?my sympathy went out to him, and Hilda Spong pfcy ed his jndther. If you ptMse. Miss Apont M Mr. Trevor's mother! Hu bert DCuoe was an Idiotic butler as well as possible. "What's wrong with this pic ture." asked the wolklng gell. (< And my reply U: 'What Isn t. after taking what pictures they could at sea on a schooner In The Bonded Woman." Philip Rosen took the company back to the studio lot and put It to work on a complete reproduction of the schooner, rigging and all. which had been built on rockers. After this part of It had been completed* Betty Compson. ths star, and some of the other principals, had to go to Redondo Beach for their rescue from the surf. Men Needing Shoes For August Vacations ?Need not be satisfied with picking; over remaining odds and ends .from summer stocks, when The New Fall "Florsheims s Are Ready! IN all the years we've been haodling Men's Shoei it has never been our privilage to offer shoes of which we are so justly prood as of these New Fall "Florsheim Models. They have everything. Distinctive originality and 1^?1 splendid craftsmanship. Fall Oxfords and High Shoes ready in a wide selection of lasts and leathers. Moat Styles $10 CD Owr "City Chtb Shop." WIS fl St, ?a4 "Downtown" Store, 414 *h St, eonvwitoni for busy men. Cor. 7th & K St*. 414 9th St. 'City Club Shof 233 P*. Ave. S?. 1318 G St. ? 1914-16 Pa. Ave. TALENTED D. C. YOUTHS AT KEITHS' NEXT WEEK Manager robbins. of b.r. Keith's, Is confident that he has made a real, genu ine "find" for vaudeville right here in the home town of the someday stars. It is the two Bird boys. Dick and Jack, sons ?>f that popu lar and veteran Washingtonian, J. Maurice Bird, long associated in business with the city's "four hun dred." Mr. Robbins gave the youngsters a try-out before the Keith audience last Tuesday mati nee, and without advance herald ing of any sort, and without their local connection being known save to a few, the lads made a wonder ful hit. Mr. Robbins refuses to modify his adjectiverous praise, and in sists that the performance by the boys next week will more than Justify and confirm bis mature and positive judgment. They will go on the forthcoming bill In the fourth place oT prominence, and hold it down with more than credit to themselves and their "Christo pher Columbus" Robbins. Singing is to these boys as much JJURING the recent filming of Cecil B. DeMille's "Manslaugh ter," Nell McCarthy, of Los An geles, former counsel for the Fa mous Players-Lasky Corporation, and at present legal representative for Mr. DeMille, was called upon to serve as technical adviser for the entire sequence of courtroom Scenes which form an important part of the story. DISCOUNT SALE ELECTRIC FIXTURES S-Esaw Rmm #07 CO Wired Complete An / nil With Ftitaroe tPUIiUU WE DO WIEINO I.KT IS ESTIMATE Convenient term* If desired Always 1T? $1.85 54.95 $3.85 "ma. FtXTtRE* WIRED AND INSTAI.I.fcO COMPLETE We rarry the iarsrst exclusive line of fixtures In electric end sss south of New York. Osa Howl Ftstnres #7 An Installed Complete.. ?P ' ? W All Finishes Ousrsnteed PENN ELECTR] & GAS SUPPLY CO. tllH tth St. N. W. Opes Eeenlaga Phone Main Bit' DANCING. OU)TEE'S, ?U lid N. W. Private loa soaa. Tie; eeuree of 1, t?. Ph. W. Hl? Private D-A-N-C-I-N-G LESSONS EIOMTWAT SCHOOL OF DANCtMO ?14 It* ?. N. W.. aaar P St. V|fN reflassseat rales. En illwaat. ft. Mwto It.la Tea mm* as? haveaamMsat Ma?.taMt > ? Joy and sport as swimming and baseball For th? put three year* they have been choir boy* at the Washington Cathedral. There, the , soprano. Dtckey Bird, wai given Important solo work. In conjunc tion with this they have two dally periods for songs used In concert work. The unusual coincidence o| Jack having a deep, mellow con tralto. when combined with D*ck'? full-toned soprano In duets make* a thrilling: emotional appeal. The boys just naturally lovs to sing, and many of tke close har monies in their work are their own arrangement. Owing to thair - In tensive study thsy read and In terpret difficult musical composi tions at sight. They havs a large repertoire of songs, good music mostly. "Ragtime throws me out of gear," says Dick. Their program next week will be , extensive and appealing to lovers of melodies of the better class. Their persons llty, voioeS, snfl songs, should prove a refreshing interruption in the flow of profes sional acts. Domestic Comedy Garrick Offering the Coming Week CLARE KTMMER'R uproarous domestic comedy, "A Success ful Calamity." with Qarrv McGarry in the role he .played with the original company a few sea sons ago. will be next week's of fering of the Oarrick Players, be ginning with Sunday night's per formance. "A Successful Calamity" was one of Mr. McGarry's most noUble stage successes, and It was on the earnest insistence of Tom Wise that the Garrlckers have decided to re vive the piece. It is replete with bright llnas and humorous sltus tlons out of which the author l makes the most at all times. In Mr. McOarry's support will bo George Henr.v Trade* In a part for which he Is particularly w.?ll adapted; Martha McGraw, Imogen Taylor, Edward Trueshelm. I. J. Joiner, Ruth Hoffman, Granville Palmer and other Garrick favor ites. A Tip for Burglars. DEVI8E all your notions of motion picture burglars. For- I get all about the slouch cap, the mask and the hard boiled face, for here comes a burglar In a tuxedo. He will be ssen In "Broken Chains." now In production at- the Gold wyn studio. Edward p?n plays the part. Director Allen Holi'bar. who created the new style for second story men. says tli*?t r.-tl burglars will probably stral his stuff, but It will not necessarily follow that every man In a tuxedo b a housebreaker. 40-Mile Mooalifht Trips Mm., Wa? M. at 7 Mi?Fraa Dasalss. Mala ar Skis*. Colonial Tm, TImmv., ? s. m. i Sat., I* ?. s. Paiatial itaamer St. Jonaa HvrrnUi Rtnst Wharf GLEN ECHO ?? TN( BIS Mil ADMISSION oe amusimint park a* ZD ATTRACTIONS 25 -Tit A CONIV ISLAND ITSILF" CHESAPEAKE BEACH Waaftlastoa a Oaf, Salt Wstw Iim Casals*. All SiaaSin Attrsattraa ,ESis& sr. hsri Trslsa Lam Dlatrlat _ Satsrtsya??:!?. IS. lids. |?. f. I t t. SaaSaya??*. ISJS. Mm t 1, 44k, a StSar Day*?? :!(, tS. 11* idT As Anita Stewart, Metropolitan Star Next Week <<TfcOSE O' THE SEA." with n Anita Stewart In ths title ? rols, will be the attraction at Crsndall'a Metropolitan Theater next week, beginning Sunday after noon. It unfolds a etory of a beautiful girl reecued from a ship wrack and reared by a grlzsl?d old ssa-dog. Upon hla death she la thrown upon her own rssources and while clerking In a ahop en gages the interest of the worthleas ?on of a rich father. As his wife she brings about a reconciliation between father and son and achieves happiness for all. The picture is said to abound in realistic touches, stirring climaxes and picturesque scenes,, and the photography is especially note worthy. The bill will be completed by short films sad orchestral con tributions under the conductorshlp of N. Mlrskey. The latest Buster Keaton burlesque, "The Frotwn North." will be offered ss a conn panlon feature. Colonial Beach. The boardwalk at Colonial Beach la a good plsce to meet your neighbors. Judging from the crowds the St. Johns is carrying every trip to this down-river re sort. For the young aglt who wants plenty of wster ' there is sxcslient salt water bathing, fiah ihg. crabbing and sailing. Nu merous hath houses and a long sandy beach with waters where there are no dahgerous currents tnaks bathing most attractlvs. A large dancing pavtllon situated on one of the piers provides dancing, with cool ssa breezes blowing. Carriages and automobiles line the beach front offering delight ful rides through the country. Hotels and cottages with prices to suit antt purse solicit vacation patronage. The St. Johns leavea the Seventh street wharf Sun day, Tuesdsy and Thursdays at 8 a. m. and Saturdaya at 2:10 p. m. Forty-mile moonlight trips to Indian Head and return are made Mondays. Wednesdays and Fri days, sailing at 7:1* p. m. Solo kov's oraMMUa ? furnishes ths music. ' Glen Echo. THE many attractions are draw Ing big crowds to Glen Echo Fark every day and there are many church and Sunday school picnics booked at this popular re sort. A delightful half hour's trollsy rids through a very pic turesque part of the District and Maryland, following the upper Pot<vnac. precedes a visit to Wsshington's only free amuse ment park. Scores of smussment devices havs been Installed. Including the derby racer, coaster dip, whip, old mill. carrousel, and midway, which latter houses scores of fun features, the most attractlvs be ing the rocking pigs and He? Haw Maude, entertaining the older folks as well as ths young sters. For thoss who care for dancing there Is ths big hall room, entirely screened In snd cooled by clectric fana and Ideally located on a hill overlooking the Potomac. Mualc Is furnished by Oehmann'g jazzy orcheatra of nine musicians every evening until 11:30 o'clock. JACK HOLT Is taking advan tage of a ahort vacation to spend sll his spare ilmt playing polo. He had been extremely busy for some time. After completing work in "While Satan 8leeps," he Immedi ately went Into the cast of "On tho High Seas." ? ? ? ?NOW I know why they go to the South Sea Islanda?and never come back," said Betty Oom son. as she watched a troupe of hula-hula dancers whirl and sway, whlls a Hawaiian stringed orches tra accompanied them In a Hono lulu sailors' rssort erected for her latest Paramount picture. GAYETYyp Grand Opening of Season Sunday, August 20 SAM SIDMAN'S SHOW v. A Jocular Mirth of ? Laugh*Mo Absurdity RRAPED BY The Eminent Character reined la a SAM SIDMAN AND SADIE BANKS EXT IA! "SZXZtfr ttTIA ! JEANNE LA MAR R*i Offlee New Open r Coming To The Rialto With Full Bag of Tricks 0 Gloria Swanson in iHer Gilded Cage9 at Loew's Columbia GLORIA SWANSON offers one of her moat spectacular screen roles in "Her Gilded Case," which begins an extended encasement at Loews Columbia next Sunday afternoon. The pro duction is said to daszle with its settings, its costumes and its story. The beauty and personality of Gloria 8wanson has wide scope In her characterisation of a French singer and dancer who makes her American debut In a blase of color and beautiful gowna. First seen as a little French girl - In poor circum stances, she appears successively as a cabaret dancer, the famous Fleur D'Amour, and finally is a woman who finds Joy In a life of self-sacrifice in the hope of benefiting an invalid sister. Miss Swanson Is supported by a cast that includes David Powell, Harrison ford, Anne Cornwall, and Walter Hiers. ^<ERRY TURNER, publicity di rector of the I-oew chain of theaters, was the guest of Manager Lawrence Beatus. of Loew's Wash ington theaters, during the past week. B.F. KEITH'S?? tinii:; s?mt matin :j.'* Splendid?Herald VAN & SCHENCK Frank Sinclair ft Cliff Dixon frith Ethel Marie Ituw * KaUibtfii Morriii In "THE LITTLE COTTAGE** Snow, Columbus ft Hotter Crawford I BroderUk. Mm*. Bnwii t Mel Kbw. Will * UUn Alioarn. The Mrlnt) r?w. Other*. Bay Earl). Main 44JU. 44SS A SSt3. MOORE'S RIALTO II A.M.-Jartinjjj-Il P.M. Stimulating Entertainment Ooldwyn Presents HELENE CHADWICK AND JAMES RENNIE In M< King's Production THE DUST FLOWER Exclude Subsidiaries OT NEXT WEEK 'VH HOUDINI IN PEROON AND ON RTBEEN la HI* Ph*l?plar Mutrrplw* "THE MAN FROM BEYOND" Houdini in Person at Moore's Rialto I for Visit of Week "^JBXT week, beginning Sunday, f\l Moore'a Rialto Theater an nounce* a program of at tractions that will undoubtedly prove of Interest to young* and old. Including aa It doea the per sonal appearance three time* dally of the versatile artist and world-famous magician. Harrv Houdini. In conjunction with thn showing of this wizard In his latest photoplay thriller, "The j Man From Beyond." reputed to be the crowning achievement of this master mystifier's career. The theme touches upon the sub- * J set of spiritualism. Nlta Naldt. Arthur Maude. Albert Traver ser. Erwin Connelly and Frank Montgomery appear in the well halanced supporting cast. In the course of his dally ap pearancea and In addition to per forming some of his many magical feats, Hondlnl will give a lecture on spiritualism, a subject on which his mind Is still open, though he haa made it a atudy for years. After his lecture he will answer any reasonable questions on spiritualism and kindred subjects. A program of 4hdrt film features and special orchestral numbers will complete the bill. / Chesapeake Beach. JpISHINO and crabbing are ex cellent now at Chesapeake Beach, Washington's Coney Isl and. Trout, spots, hardheads, and croakers are plentiful. Salt water bathing has Us lure and the long boardwalk Its varied galtles. Free dancing to dreamy music is a daily over-t he-water feature. Shady picnic grounds afford an ideal setting for outing parties. Day-end trips to the resort are retaining their popularity. After a hard day's dork*in the offle<\ It Is possible to catch the 4*40 train for the beach, have several hours at the bayside for enpov ment of the countless attractions, and be back home in bed by mid night. Automobilists also are taking advantage of these after-office trips. It Is only forty miles to the beach and the roads are ex cellent. I NOW L Hubert GARRICK TkMtff :? Knictits Columbus HHriit r * PLOEw'S ?pi ALAC? Coatlnnaua l>:?d A M?II fH I.AST THREE DAYS ' BETTY C0MPS0N In "THE BONDED WOMAN" JOHNNY JONE8 COMKDY HfrtM Bfiojc (MtiKl TMsl Raoln Rathlnc V Beauty Pletarea PKlnnlnx Monday 1MAS MEIGHM If Yao Rellere It. It's Ha" lire Is THOMAS In |loe*'s| COLUMBIA ||r?ti??? liUTit-i i p.m. J U?T THRRK DATA FORGET ME NOT A Metre PU tor* With Resale l-ore?Oareth Rashes Reglnnlnx Monday 8L0RIA SWT ARSON In "Her Glided Car*" 1 If. KEmrs i Daily t < Sirtij jffg t \ HUHiyi I j Prtcis V/ THE ENORMOUS DEMAND For the Best Seats for the Engbgement Next Week of THE FAMOUS BELASCO STAR LIONEL ATWILL i Makes the Early Buying of Reserved Seats a Positive Necessity PhooM Main 44*4, 4465 and 6623