BOOKINGS FOR 1920-21
Famous Players and Plays Promised by Nel
son G. Trowbridge . /
LOCAL SEASON TO BEGIN LABOR DAY
By WALTER D. HICKMAN. )
One’s fancy now turns to the 1920-1921 season of the Indianapolis
The summer season is fast nearing its end and the memory of that
season will be a pleasant one.
Announcement today is made by the Shuberts that Nelson G. Trow
bridge again will manage the Murat when that house opens its eleventh
season on the afternoon of Sept. 6.
“The Passing Show of 1019,” which is
now at the Garrick theater in Chicago,
will open the Murat season on Labor
English's formally will open its sea
son on the same date with “Listen Les
ter,” which proved so popular last sea
B. F. Keith’s also will open its sea
son on the afternoon of Sept. 6 with big
I have before me the complete list
bookings at the Murat for the coming
season and in most instances Indian
apolis is promised the first companies on
tour, and in many instances the com
panies to be seen at the Murat will be
the original ones. ,
McKay Morris. Blanche Yurka and Be- !
atriee Maude, all of whom, have been |
with the Stuart Walker Company this
summer, will appear in rhe coming sea-
Mc in big productions at the Murat.
Some of the biggest stars in America
will be at the Murat this season, and the
writer can safejv predict that if the
present schedule is carried out the Mu
rat will have its- most important season
In the history of the house.
The complete list of bookings at thi
Murat for the coming season is as fol
“A Man of the People.” by Thomas
Dixon. now playing the Princesß theater,
"The Little Whopper,” from the Casino
theater, New York.
Bichard Bennett in “Beyond the Hori
Margaret Anglin in "The Woman in
“Dear Me,” with Grace Laßue and
Leo Carrillo In “Toreador.”
Theada Bara fn “The Blue Flame."
“As the Clouds Roll By.” with Irene
“Oh. George.” with Marie Flynn and
fc Three Kisses,” anew musical comedy
by W. Carry Duncan.
“Don't Tell” all Irish cast. Including
Mr. and Mrs. Graham Moffat.
“The Sacred Bath.” with Hazel Dawn.
“Foot Loose,” from the Grenwich Vil
“The Magic Melody,” with Tom Xaugh
“Buddies,” from the Selwyn theater.
“Mamma’s Affairs,” with the all star
“Seeing Things,” now at the Play
house, New York. /
“Always You,” with Irene Franklin,
an Arthur Hammerstein musical com
“Come Seven,” under the direction of
Francis White In “Jimmie," anew
Hammersteln musical piece.
“Scrambled Wives,” with Juliet Day
and Roland Young.
“The Pearl of Great Price."
“The Great Illusion.”
“Tillie of Bloomsbury.”
The new Hussy review, “Tattle Tales,”
with .-'Ray Samuels.
Taylor Holmes in “Crooked Gamblers.”
Frank Tinney in “Tickle Me.”
“Three Little Maids," anew musical
“The Rose Girl.” by Anselm Gootzl.
Florence Reed in anew play
“Paddy, the Next Best Thing,” with
Emma Treatin' in anew opera.
“The Night Watch.”
Mclntyre & Heath In “Hello, Alex
‘‘The Maid of the Mountains.” with
Fred Wright and all English company.
Louis Maun in anew play.
“Little Miss Charity.”
“My Golden Girl.” /
“The Wonderful Thing.”
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Indianapolis’s Own Singing Comedienne
The Little Bundle of Joy
0. K. Legel & CoT Minetti & Reible
Novelty Jugglers Comedy Accordionists
Renie & Florence The Singing Three
Songs and Dances Dorsey, Peltier and Schwartz ,
, SIX TUMBLING TIP TOPS
America’s Greatest Acrobatic Troupe %
Film Farce: “MARY’S LITTLE LOBSTER”
Pathe Review Bray Pictograph
Dancing in the Lyric Ball Room Afternoon and Evening
Charlotte Greenwood in “Letty."
Nance O’NeiU in “The Passion Flower.”
“The Lady of the Lamp,” with George
“Kissing Time” anew musical plaj.
William Hodge in “The Guest of
“The Jui*y of Fate.”
“Girls.” a musical version.
“Dearie.” anew musical play founded
The Dolly 3isters in anew musical
Richard Carle in “Oui Madame."
“Broadway to Piccadilly,” anew re
view under the management of Ray
“The Charm School,” with Morgan
Farley and Nell Martin.
“Broadway Brevities.” with Bert Wil
liams, Dorothv Jardon and George Le-
“Spanish Lore,” Wagnall A- Kemper's
new musical comedy.
“Abbie the Agent.”
Lionel Barrymore in anew play.
“Afgar,” Comstock and Gest new
. “The Checkerboard,’'--Jiist opening in
New York. .
“The Greenwich Village Follies of
“The Midnight Rounders,” from the
“The Mimic World.”
“Chu Chin Chow.” rturn engagement.
“Passing Show of 1919,” state fair
week and opens season.
“Adam and Eve” with Molly Mclntyre
and Cyril Knightlye.
“The Bird of Paradise."
“Greenwich Village FollleS,” now at
Studebaker theater, Chicago.
“Florodora,’’ a revival nbw at the Cen
tury theater, New York City.
“Lassie,” the musical play.
“Not So Long Ago," Booth theater,
“Irene,” New York’s most popular
“Betty Be Good,” from Casino, New
"As You Were,” with Irene Bordonl
and Sam Bernard.
“The Bat,” with May Vokeg.
“Aphrodite.” the spectacle from the
Century theater with McKay Morris.
A1 Jolson in “Sinbud,” coming very
early in the season.
“What's in a Name." Lyric theater.
Guy Bates Post in “The Masquarader.”
Anna Pavlowa now under management
“Keep Her Smiling.”
“The Open Book.” with Evelyn Nesbit.
“The Rose of China."
“Cinderella on Broadway,” now at Win
ter Garden. New York.
“Mecca," Comstock, & Gest new spec
tacle, stopping here on way to Chicago.
“The Cave Girl.”
The San Carlo Grand Opera Company.
"East is West." with Fay Bainter.
“Scandal.” with Charles Cherry and
“Wedding Beils." with Margaret Law
“Honey Dew,” Joe Weber’s new musi
Madame Bertha Kallch in “Sophie Kor
Grace George In “The Ruined Lady.*
Mary Nash in “Man and Woman."
Lew Fields in “The Dreamer,” a drama
by .Tuies Eckert Goodman.
"The Man Who Came Back,” return
Alice Brady in “Anna Ascends,” by
Harry Chapman Ford.
“The Poor Little Rltz Girl,” a Lew
“The Storm,” with Helen Mac Keller.
Henry Hull in "Greater Love.”
“Americans in France,” with Blanche
“My Lady Friends,” with Jack Nor
Jane Cowl In “Smilin' Through.”
“The Scourge,” by Roy Octavus Cohen.
Walter Hampden in “Shakespeare,”
with Bee trice Maude,
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“Breakfast in Bed.”
Walker Whiteside in “The Master of
“Good Morning, Judge.”
Leo Detrichstein in “The Purple
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NEW LEADING WOMAN
FOR WALKER COMPANY.
Beatrice Maude, who has been with the
Stuart Walker Company at the Murat In
previous seasons, will make her first ap
pearance this season Monday night in
Somerset Maugham's comedy, “Too
In “Too Many Husbands,” Mr. Maug
ham has taken as the ground work for
his play the not unusual situation of a
soldier who has been reported killed
in action, returning home to find that
his wife has married his beat friend.
It seems that Bill was held prisoner
in an enemy camp and naturally when
Victoria had mourned the conventional
length of time for her lost spouse, she
was easily persuaded to marry Freddie,
the sympathetic friend.
The consternation of Freddie and Vic
toria at the news of the return of Bill
Never were two such innocents caught
in such a guilty plight.
Victoria tells Freddie that he must
break the news genTly to Bill, but Fred
die balks at the idea.
After putting "him off for th better
part of two acts the truth finally dawns
upon Bill. Instead of raising thunder
Bill takes the news very calmly. *
Secretly he seems rather glad that he
Victoria, of course, will be played by
Beatrice Maude, McKay Morris wlil ap
pear as Bill, the first husband, who re
turns to find that he is the second.
Stuart Walker plays the laughable role
of the stupid Freddie.
Others of the Stuart Walker company
in "Too Many Husbands” include Eli*
abeth Patterscn, John Wray, Julia Da
vis McMahon, Lael Davis, George Som
nes. Judith Lawry and Grace Kieehle.
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"VBK MARTIN” SOON
TO BE AT ENGLISH'*.
The summer season of photoplays at
English’s will come to a close on Aug.
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INDLkNA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 1920.
IN BIG PLAYS
Filmdom’s Brightest in New
Bills to Be Seen Here
ENGLISH’S NEAR CLOSE
Stars will twinkle in largo num
bers on the local movie screen next
It will be a week of big names and
the plays are selected to exploit (be
Among the big names which will adorn
the movie screen next week are Tora
Moore, Mary Pickford. Alma Rubens,
Margarita Fisher, Franklyn Farnum,
Olive Thomas, Mac Murray and Herbert
The stars will appear In su*'h vehicles
as “Suds,” “Stop Thief,” “The World
and His Wife," “An Uphill Climb."
“Darling Mine” and “Passers By."
It will be noticed that three of the
vehicles were more pr less successful on
-the spoken stage a couple of season*
ALMA RUBEN* LOOKED
IN TRAGIC MOVIE.
How gossip, which turned out to be en
tirely without foundation, caused the
death of a man, and nearly ruined the
lives of his wife and a youth is revealed
in “The World and His Wife," a drama
which will be shown at the Alhampra the
first half of next week.
The picture ia an adaptation of Jose
Echegaray’a,.. dramatic play, ”E 1 Gran
Galeoto,” which was played upon the New
First Division Military
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THE GREATEST ARMY SHOW ON EARTH
1100 • BATTLE OF ;
Performers. TjAIISIKuS eats -
Three \ Ferocious
Rings. / SCENES OF Llons -
ST. MEHIEL |';z
Platforms. AND THE Score.
The entire family should see the captured German and Austrian war material. Tickets on
sale at Kuder’s, corner Washington and Pennsylvania.
' Circus Grounds —West Washington Street
THE STUART WALKER COMPANY
IN SOMERSET MAUGHAM’S BRILLIANT COMEDY
TOO MANY HUSBANDS
FIRST TIME IN INDIANAPOLIS.
BEGINNING IJRV m A T* MATINEES
MONDAY NIGHT |sf§ I|K A | wed. thurs. and sat.
'AND ALL WEEK IIMKJ i\rt I evenings—soon'll, si.so
£££,*£, Last 2 Time*— “A VERY GOOD YOUNG MAN”
York stage by William Faverabam and
The featured player in, the Bcreen ver
sion is Alma Rubens, a young actress,
who has scored a tremendous success in
•'Humoresque,” the latest motion picture
sensation to attract New York.
Miss Rubens appears as Feodora, a
beautiful young Spanish g|rl, who falls
in lore with and marries a man many
years older than herself.
Soon afterward her husband briuga a
young man to live with them In fulfilment
of a promise made the youth’s father.
Evil-minded persons start to talk, with
the result that u duel follows, and a se
ries of dramatic scenes that lead up to
a clitnnx that fs something new in the
Supporting Miss Rubens is Montagu*
Love, Psdro fteCordoba and others.
OLIVE’S PET GOAT
itTS IV NEW MOVIE.
The happy story of a happy Irish las*
whose ambition In life Is to make others
glad la "Darling Mine,” the feature at
the Colonial alt of the week.
Olive Thomas, ro
garded by many
tores, D the fea
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iSU r -V moves from
*nv|L - *lm lh *‘ coast of Ireland,
iPa |SpF Where the simple
MHp., _ T%a ity of New York.
gPK e**en in the role of
® story toils how she
OUve Thomas. “broke lu“ theatr!
cals in New York.
Arriving In New York with her pel
goat Nancy, Kitty wanders around the
slum districts until she locates her aunt,
who. It develops, la a drunkard.
Through her sweet simplicity and ra
diant, suany personality, the little Irish
girl works a rejuvenation In her aunt’s
life and changes the disposition of the
euHre street in which she lives.
From the tenement she goes to the
s;age, where her sunny smile drives away
the gloom clouds and straightens out
1 several tangles that bad kept a number
of persons from being happy. 1
BOOKED AT REGENT.
Two stories of the west, Franklyn Far
num la "An Uphill Climb," and a Thomas
H. luce production,
mR!k gen* the first four
'"Jp 9 day., of the week.
( ,Yj ]„ addition, Bea
/\*4Sk be seen in a Rol
ltn comedy, “Little
> *be roie of Ford
■flSW' Cameron, chief
Y,, -.y-fe "booze fighter” of
Franklyn I arnom. 0# th(! day that
he is particularly drunk a girl arrives in
the town, finds him and proposes mar
■ Hardly knowing what he is doing, he
! marries the girl.
Then many adventures follow which
| lead to a happy ending.
Farnum is supported by Buck Jones,
I l4> ! a Maxatn, Vaster Pegg, Helen Sey-
I mour and Carrie Walker.
! "STOP THIEF" BOOKED
| AT MISTER SMITH’S.
i Tom Moore In “Stop Thief” is the at-
I traction at Mister Smith’s all next week.
This play was a very successful farce
on the stage and made a nice little sum
of money for its producers several years
Its possibilities for the movies have
been appreciated for years but only re
cently were the screen rights sold.
Moore is the featured member of the
MART PICKFORD NOW
HAS A PUG NOSE.
Mary Pickford comes to the Circle
Sunday for a week’s engagement in her
latest movie, “Suds.”
Mary has not been seen on the local
screen for months,
t to guess that this
picture will do an
The story has to
of Arnunda Afflick.
a pug nosed home -
. , y Is Amanda, and
Mlirr Plekord. , . .
• one of her stunts
is to save an aged laundry horse from
being sold to the glue .makers and
Amanda causes a sensation when she
takes the horso to her room.
Every day 1 to 11. New Show Every Monday
io—BIG FEATURES —ID
TODAY and TOMORROW
JACKSON AND SCHWAB MAKALENA’S
Viofin and Accordion HAWAIIANS
"HAYS AND BALDWIN OTIS MITCHELL
Singing and Piano Talking and Banjo
MUTT AND JEFF ELSIE KIDGLEY AND CO..
j In Fishing A Modern Dtfana
THE BLUCHES * PHOTOPLAY
Bounces and Bumps Selected
""MILLS AND WATSON A JANITOR’S HAREM
Musical Oddities Special Comedy
ENTIRE NEW SHOW MONDAY
OHB Ladles’ Bargain Matinee—Monday, Wednesday and Friday.**
THE COOL JOY SPOT
COMBINING VAUDEVILLE WITH FEATURE PICTURES
GET THE BREEZE—KEEP COOL—ENJOY THE SHOW.
THE DAINTIEST STAR ON THE SCREEN
MISS SHIRLEY MASON
THE LITTLE WANDERER
The Daintiest Comedy of the Year.
Gallini and Marguerite Martino Bros.
Music and Singing The Man Who Grows
Willard' Hutchinson and Cos. Moore and j^y
Comedy Sketch A study in Contrast
Rosie Rafel and Cos. ~ ~ ,
a Big Surprise Schepps Jazz Orchestra
superior musical extravacanra. The Park will hare the aame Incom
parable orchestra as last season. „
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FOR HARMLESS FUN
INDIANA’S CONEY ISLAND
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Included on the bill win be a Sea*
nett movie, “Fresh From the City."
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AT THE ISIS.
Margarita Fisher opens Sunday at the
Isis In “The Week End,” a movie drama
of society life based upon Cosmo Hamit,
ton’s novel of the same name.
Milton Sills la chief In support of Mina
This movie closes Saturday night at
the Alhambra and opens Sunday after
non at the Isis.
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---“PASSERS BY” BOOKED
AT THE OHIO SUNDAY.
Another stage play has found Its way
Into the movies and this tim it is
“Passers By,” a weird story of Ufa.
In stage form It made a splendid m
preeslon as It has several actor-proof
Herbert Rawlinson takes the chief
role in the movie version which opens
Sunday at the Ohio.
ENGLISH'S MOVIE SEASON
NEARS END OF BIG KUN.
George Fltzmaurice’s photo-spectacle,
“On With the Dance,” will be brought
back to English’s for a return engage
ment of one week starting Sunday.
Quite by co-incident it will bt- the
final picture of the season.
“On With the Dance” is the story of
a Russian immigrant girl, selfish and
pleasure loving who Is suddenly thrust
into the atmosphere of New York's high
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