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T 11 E TULSA DAILY" WOflM), SUNDAY, iH'TORKR 17, 1015
"ELEVEN 1 Unusually Meritorious Program For "Movie" Fans This Week , "The Eternal City" and Other Fine Productions Will Grace Screens of the Local Theatres Playing to the the Future in Present and Silent Dramas scene from "The Sternal City," an eight-reel photo-drama produced in Rome and London by the Famuus Players Film Co., Palace theater next Tuesday and Wednesday, October l and 20. 1 i "" " i . - i iii i ii I. .I ..i in i i Omar's Dream of paradise in "Omar, the TentmAker," at Grand Tuesday, October i. HALL CAINE'S "THE ETERNAL CITY" PROVES A GREAT FILM SPECTACLE Miss Pauline Frederick in Wonderful Plaj Staged Amid the Ashes of Tyre ami Ancient sidon: t tiic Palace Theater Next Tueadaj ami Wednesday. On ashes of the (alien empires of Tyre and ancient Sldon there sprang tic towers and domes of a now em i Ire, the city founded to bear life eternal, Koine. And any story that comes to ns of iis triumphs and of its spirit tliat can never be quenched, al ways brings charm and a haunting si enl nf romance. ui of Its triumph and its failure comes to us tin' story Hall Caine has called "The Eternal City", and which, woven into a spectacular picture by tin Famous Players Ft. m company, is being presented at the Aslor theater viih Miss Pauline Frederick in the title role. No olty in the world holds so much in its embrace as docs Koine. No c;ty lias reached ils power and do minion, and no city has its history. From the dreadful clays of Nero to the present day there have been men born who have had the good of Rome at heart, and who have fought and died unknown that the city might be i salted. Of such spirit it will ever be famous. a i this niamoiv this power has been preserved in tins picture of the (Sternal City, The curtain noes up i ii th ,'ilv oj" I i . 'ill i ' at.aiiiut 1 1 1 r. o i s i . us l is 1 1 1 s i c , i c c i c o 1 1 1 lug wat.er shimmering at its feet, ami throughout the entire play the back- BROADWAY Today's Progrom A Tom Tei i i-- Production in five parts "THE PEARL OFTHE ANTILLES An Adaption from the famous play, "A Sword of Honor," shovm today und Monday. "THE BANK 99 one of Charles Chaplin's greatest comedy pietnns. Don't Miss It! A Laugh forWccks! ADMISSION: 5 AND lOc ground of actual Italy Is Cart fill I v thought of. The story is the development of hu man characters strangely acted upon by fate. There seems to hae heen a mold prepared for each character, a certain amount of suffering and an guish predestined for each. The Coliseum lying in ruins is made a center of one of the most stirring scenes where a mob of hundreds of people flee through its openings, It is a scene that is unbelievable when fine Stops to think that the mob Is modern and the soldiers but actors alter all. The papal scenes are beau tifully and highly impressive. His Holiness, the Pope, and the Vatican an wonderful; nothing short of mira culous when the forethought and bard work to represent such a char acter in such Bettings is considered. Miss Frederick as Roma, swayed by fate and ruiod by power other than hers, is splendidly convincing, The ill, a that Rome cither makes or breaks her people is plainly set forth in the action of the seems, and pre destination is so clearly manifested thai we nave the feeling of. peeping behind the scenes of life to know what is coming next. There Is one thing that we never lese siuht of. the fact that the char acters are living, breathing men and Women, moved and actuated by a fate they know not of, and fighting for they know not what. It was over tl us with the world, We are a. 1 fighting, although we know it not. Just fighting for existence, and what comes of it'.' Civilisation and a bet- tei race of men and women who will take our places after we are gone. That Is the object of the Eternal I'ity, that is why It Is eternal, be cause it had this Idea long ago, and that is what the picture shows fore most, We run through the' gamut of emotions and realize that after ull how little It takes to Influence a na tion, although It seems as though We la ve done nothing nt all at the time. As a picture Of high standing, of great artistic value because of Its rep resentation of the life and doings of tin characters of careful deliberation, Of scenic detail which seems to mean si little and which after all means everything, of gorgeous backgrounds ami reiki life In a country foreign to us. the representation of "The Internal City" Justifies its name and the name and reputation of the Famous Play ers. It Is a beautiful piece of work, carefully ami accurately performed, and presenting a phase of life of ulti mate value in the history of the world. i The Sternal City" will be shown at The l'alace theater next Tuesday and Wednesday. October lfl-20. I'M LINK FREDERICK, I l.l -BRATED STAR, nils WHY Mil: DESERTED THE BTAtJE I oil iOREi V Vt HEIGHT OF BRILLIANT CAREER, "it would be almost Imnosslbla to say just what element was the decid- i lug fa.tor In my choice between the Hinge, which I loved, and the careen, which for a long time failed to in- terest jne. before mj appt nance in "The Ktcrnul City," for the Famous Players film company," said Paulina Frederick recently, "Perhaps it was the limitless possibilities afforded by the photoplay; perhaps II was the thought that 1 could reach more I -! pie In one day through It than I J could in a whole life time on the stage, that a n, w audience, unable lo , iff 'I'd two dollars Would see me. and that my work oui,i he immor talised for future generations to com, pare with that Of players Of Ih.'h- day. It almost staggers one to realise that in a simile week, one may appear on the screen before thirty-five million People iii i he United States alone, "Another great Influence In favor Here Comes She Lens Lou!se They Said of Farnum MOVIE" ACTRESS LOST IN DESERT " 'Here comes the lens louse,1 Such was the greeting afforded me by the boys at the Lambs' dub several years agP, jUSt after 1 had forsaken the speaking stage for the screen," said Diistin Farnum, star of Paramount pictures, produced by Pallas Pic tures, Inc., the other flay, "and tins was by no means the bast of their epithets which readily expressed their ii clings at my going into what they then called "the vies." Tiny have since (hanged their tune. "Screen acting always appealed lo me, principally. 1 believe, because I saw in motion pictures much more scope than in the so-called legitimate play. Not only were there possibili ties for hundreds of sceries, descrip tive of the author's thought In writ ing the book of the play, but there was opportunity for the actor to re hearse and perform In the open, which was .i big Inducement for me. i like the out-of-doors-, i like the freedom of the country, How can one compare the dingy surroundings of "behind the scenes'" with the nat ural sellings of nature'.' When T was a child my parents encouraged the outdoor life by aiding me to nave all of It that was available during the sunrise to sunset hours of a normal I boy's life, I was practically raised I in the open and my distaste for the Indoors can readily be appreciated by I any pel. son who has spent the greater pari of his childhood days under the j blue sky. 'However, it is not my Intention to convey the idea that the life of the j motion picture actor Is one continu ous round of pleasure. There Is plenty of hard work and so anyone who shies at this screen in ting will prove most difficult. I don't mind It. myself. Very often I get up at three o'clock, have my ear at the door, go to my hunting lodge at four O'clock, do an hour's shooting and after I have bagged twenty-five ducks. ride back to the bungalow, tike a cold sluAwcr, have my breakfast, go to the studio and at a little after seven start, work for the day. "Lei me tell you that by the time six o'clock In the evening arrives one Is about ready to tumble into bed, especially when you consider you may have to Jump from the side of a ship: swim against Indians; ride at breaknei k spi ed down steep hills, not once, but many times after the command is given and "all the stage is set." "A contradiction Of certain reports to the effect that T am at present in the east would perhaps not go amiss at this time. My activities at present, I am pleased to say, are confined to my work under the Pallas Pictures brand in and around California where I will remain for some time to come, due to a long term contract with this concern, which I have lust signed. After "The Qentlemjan From Indi ana." on which I am now at work, will be the well-known "Pavy Crock ett' followed by others. Including Charles Neville Ruck's fatuous "The Call of the Cumberland." LYRIC Today Pill 1 Ms CHARLES CHAPLIN IN "His Prehistoric Past 99 Two p elf, A SCTCSUBI from stm t to finMi. ANIMATED Wl I h.1 Y All the f -nit ill event, in pic turcl form. OPEN 10 A. M. ADMISSION, 5c and 10c 1 'at he -I la Km i,i Feature, eatttled "Tin; si con it DOOR Id i i 3-rcel comedy. BALE! LAKH CITY, Oct. 16--Havlng worked for eleven hours to free her self from the mud, successfully fought off a mad coyote and been res cued by two prospectors hearing hi i rifle shots, Anita King, the "Para mount Girl," after breaking1 the rec ord between los Angeles and. San PranclSO on the first lap of her c ast to coast trip alone by automobile has safely crossed the Creat Salt Oesert In which two men recently lost their lives, and arrived here. News Of the destruction of the Famous Players Film company's studio In New York has just reached this city and she wired to this producer of Paramount pictures her expressions of sympathy arid regret. Her depnrtun tr m San Francisco was a great success, It be ing Paramount day at the fair. Iriv. lug into the stuire of the Imperial theater In her coast to coast ear and eostutne. she was greeted enthusias tically by a pin ked h'"ise there to wish her godspeed. Mayor Itolfe's message to John Purrov M 1 1 dud was handed to her. Amid the laughter and cheers of the multitude she set out on the second nnd most dangerous lap of her Journey. 8he arrived hen. exhausted after a terrible trip. WONDERLAND Leroy Osborne Chicklefs RESENTS "Turning the Tables" Photoplay. Four acts. The White Terror' Coming Sunday trankliu Slock Company "SPOOK," COMEDY RIOT I MPR TODAY cmm - n-a B s is of the photoplay is my love ,,f real ism when "The Bternal City was produced 00 the stage, a clever sen- i le artist painted u backdrop which resembled Rome as well as paint and CanVM could. Hut when we turned the play into a film, we packed our trunks and hied us to (tome itself; "An actress appears on Itroadway in a great role for a season or two, yet the memory of thai performance graduallv fades from the mind of the public. It tit there is no effacing ,. the film record from the mind, It la everlasting, and I fell that I bid countless thounsanda of people for luy present-day audience and all pos terity for my future audit nee if mj work should prove to be of the qual ity thai wins permanency bj virtue of Its own merit. "1 am feminine enough to have been gratified by the reception ac corded to "The Bternal city" ami to "Sold," iii whh h I appeared recent ly. "There Is no dl nv Ing that the lure of ".aa" and "Delia Donna" was another Important Item which swung the balance still further toward the screen ami away from the stage lake every emotional actress, I have wanted to Interpret those roles, and here was my opportunity, There is something about watching oneself on the screen that Is Indescribable. Never will 1 forget the sensation which I felt when, for the firs) lime, 1 saw myself. No stage director could have convinced me in rehears al that I was doing the awful things i saw or though) I saw myself lin ing. It taught mo a lot, let me tell you. "The statement that there is no such thing as a technique of toe seroon so far us the player fa concerned, lias been made so frequently in my hear ing that I would like to take I his opportunlt) io correct it. There is a scicn teohnlque which must he mastered by everyone. The aclor or actress who attempts to apply to his or her actions before the camera the same methods which were used with success on the stage will come to grief I.Ike the passing of Hie camel through the ,,ve of tin- proverbial needle. It can't be done. "i want to emphasise the fact thai I am not devoting myself to the photoplay because it is "something new." "I am a sincere believer In the GERALDINE FARRAR SINGS "CARMEN TO AUDIENCE OVER THE TELEPHONE DiVtt'S Voice, tarried 230 Mile Over Wire. Dein tin Its Her DlsCUSSlon i" Musical score Prepared for PhiHoptaj Version of BIset's opera. singing parts of the opera "Car in n" over the wire ai ross four states, a distance of two hundred ami thirty miles Ueraldlns Farrar reoentl) dls cussed the score of the Paramount picture in winch she is starred, and .if interviewed on her newest achievement as a musician. "Wo are told that you have broad ened your field In music and have become a composer, or at b ast an ar ranger of the 'Carmen' score for tho motion picture. Is that true, Miss i Fa rra r "" she wo snaked, ' Well, not eXOCtl ." rep led the slngor. "The fact is, that while I was al the l.asky studios this summer we undertook to experiment on a score hoi" the motion picture version of i "Vou mean by experiments?" "We took the motives from the i Ida and adapted I belli to the pic ture version." "For Instance?" "Hold the wire a moment," said .Miss h'arrar. There was a pause lu the conversa tion. In a moment, however, the lis totiers at Ihc other end of the long distance collection heard distinctly I tin clear tones ol a piano. Miss Farrar was playing the "dark" or "Sinister" motive of the opera, which is Incorporated into tin prelude ami i I heard from time lo time in the development of the Utset opera. An other pause, and then - 'Thai is what I mean by taking the TODAY AND MONDAY- CHARLOTTE WALKER IN "Out of Darkness" A Paramount Picture Produced by JCBOC 1.. I.a-ky. admission TODA1 NI MONDAY 5 and 10 Cents nnHiMn Tuesday noT 19th UU IV! Hill tVprinptriav UUI. VUHVUUUJ 20th Daniel Froltman Presents the I anions Plujers Film Co "s , ,,.. esl Photo-Production "THE ETERNAL CITY" WITH Pauline Frederick From the book by iimi (nine, produced in authentic loca tions iii Koine ami i, on, ion. v modern dramatic pi i i iin EIGHT REELS Prices Matinee 10c ami 90c. Evening, all scats 85c, EMPRESS SIPKRB VAUDEVILLE BEADED BY THE COMEDY HIT WHIPPLE HOUSTON AND COMPANY IN Till IK MWll KKH ls COMED1 CREATION " SPOOKS " ENGAGED AT AM ENORMOUS SALARY. BPECIAL SCENER1 AND EFFECTS, IBOUNDhG BROTHERS BEhiNESEE and BAIRD LANDRY BROTHERS i, in Is of the Aeeoi'deoii. "A W ee Hit of Scotch. "' torisj MMrvUfts, Woncierlul Posi-m -ovelly "MARBLE GEMS' REPRODUCTIONS PROM FAMOUS PAINTINGS, THURSDAY. Most EXRENSIVE SHOW EVER II ERE HEADED I'll EE BERT'S MARVELOU8 M N It It t K I N s. I ICs'l' wiiii, lot K. TODAY 12:30 'i 1:18 I: SO .v 15 : 8:15 ;:(). MI Ml l.i ADMISSION I 5 Cents and 10 Cents WILLIAM BRAD1 PR1 m h nil i mini m mi R N ICTOR Holbrook Bonn T CUPBOARD" An intensely Striking object le .on in llie'viK of a double -I. in, lard ,,r UVBBf, V a mini; to wealthy prof- h-.ii' - idd and young1, TOMORROW-r- TjjC CIRCULAR STAIRCASE By Mary Roberts Rinehardt TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WILLIAM I PRESENTS I nt SENSATIONAL NEW KORM miiiss "THE REGENERATION" ,lJ " 2ZTq IoT " ph0t0dramatic art and In the earn est purpose of all lha producers of Paramount pictures to make the list photoplays POSStbln, and to show them at admission pn iss within rein h of the poor well as the rich, thus bringing to the public the finest of literature, iliaimi and music, and i want to do my part In educating the masses to a proper appreciation of t he Pest iii the theater," carious motives of the open- and In- rorporatlng them into the special score for the motion picture version," Miss farrar said. "Now, throughout i he screen version, whenever tin- ac tion on the Screen reflects that par tll ul, if phase of feeling", which, per haps, we. had beeter term as jealousy or meanness, wo have taken that motive ami Worked It Into the back ground of the music Do you under stand what i meant" "i have before mo the manuscript of the photoplay version and i sec tin phase 'Carmen belongs to no man' How In the world will it bo possible to paraphrase anything from the opera 'Cannon' to suit such an expression." "1 will lul you," replied Miss Far rar. "Hold the wire " i ' nee again the piano was heard. Tin n to the persons who listened ex peotantly on the other end of tho wire was brought the voice of deral dine i-'aiiur. she sang iii French that famous passage from the last act of tin opera which runs: "Jamais Carmen no oederal i.ibro Clio est nee et libro moilra." (To you Carmen ne'er will give way! Free she Was born; till death lice she will bo.) Had Miss Farrar been In the next room, and bad she sum; over the tele phone which sho never before had done the words could not have been more dearly understood or the in tonation more distinct.