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3d Running Down the
Express Car Robber
Kalem Films Project a Mysj
race teryof the Rails and
lbe Its Solution.
la "The Call of the Blood", Lubin give a
a Creation by "The Shnktnpeare of the
Silent Drama " that is Sensational in
the Truest, Saneit Meaning of the
I - "Tbc Express Car Mystery" (Ka
l lera) In t bis two-part railroad feature
njf, there i" a in. . t- i . : i of thrill- i'r:itit,
a ' express I sclii;. r , with :i w ifc an I
lQ'Tj child. " s!- " :HI "" 1,1 !'is nieagrc
Bjj salary, bat is r-1 1 1 1 A Blick contain
tL- ng a large vim n" monej is entrusted
to hini fur delivery, lmgan, a thief, re-
g0 -s tn steal til'- uiiiiii Bullied in
on attempt to board lb- Irani in the
ynrd, he drops to the roof of the ex
fltf; press car nr- 't pass liunnili a 1 . r i I vr
l fells (J runt with tin- butt of a r, v..:-
ver and leaping into ;i river the train
Bl in then crossing escapes with the ban
f f money.
Dugaii chances to mcel Pasquale, an
! Itinerant vioI'mi-M, whose violin be h i
smashed in a lit of wanton brutality
)jl l'us'juali'. inli fit on ri-viig.', follows 1 lu
ll 1 jan to lus home and rinds, the stolen
money lmgan enter, knocks I'asqunlc
1 unei.ii, as .ind iii--s with bis booty
1 to a departing 1 1 .in Pasquale reeo el
1 coDscion.sDi'.ss, purities lugan and it
I , foili-d in 'in all- mpt to hoard th- tram
II A it li-avps th" yard. Pasquale leap
i II into tin- i ab il an engiiin BtaUdlUg in
I I the ward ami with a revoher Innrm
VI i h.is dropped forces the crow to pursue
tbi' an:- 'nnc t r:. in. Tl"' I rain ,
j Stopped ninl both I 'ilgan and Pasquale
ill-, sr.' taken i" i-.!i. .- In i.i.pin i I i-i v. hep
p (ir.'.ni i U id. ru'oii,- a,,, third degree,
"4 j charged u .th 1 :i 1 in ' II,. a. 1. of nimn-v
1 The money is r. . ovcred. C rant nud
'rft'H'i 1 Pal'f are r-l. a ."d n Lid I.:gan U muI
iJ to pruou.
"The rail of Hie Blood. ' B multiple
T"r' f a i i a I i ' -i 1 . a I iii
BCompany, has been pronounced by . i-i t -
I jrs h ui. ,i 1 pii i- i.f i!k. . ) I I ; i V
ife ' 'drama 1. '..a- . niiia ivi-l and dn . l. d
Eby that master mind of the photoplay
Ijtsworld, tiiM.-g.- Terwillig r, who is
I' known throughout lilmdotii s the
."Shakcspeiiro of the Silent Drama.''
I 'Tin- !ory lliat is told by "The l "ill ,.f
tllC I! ' ad. ' I- Hi .i ! a lid n ' ri it ,
'; f conn pi 1011 and e- li.ld uith a skill that
.1 jircs. ni 1 1 - i'Y ry T a i : with
Jcoinpelling f(Tori There is n total ab
- KsetlCe of striving nfler s.-n-a i auiaiisai,
ami M'l I'm- a v i - . ! ii ill'
Hpruent, sail' st nnaniiiL- of 1 1 1 - - word. Ik
t. ttT mm: it if, ii mi
Jjpite or is it I i of the rtraint
mtj that '. KoVi-rued Us filing and ils
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MAUDE FEALY (Tbanhouser)
"n TT.uir Before Dawn"' (Fumnns
PB Pin y rr-1 - III - i niv'-tory play infro-
HllClllg Ibo glt-atsl no idianii al tnarol
- Z- C !' 1 I : I i I a I on iii- v -
I ery by Signnr 1 livil, an Italian i npiia-.-r.
of a powerful elemental
y . fop i' 1 1 -li 1 1 ' ally known as infra red
uay I whuh lias r.-.a nlly slartb d il .
J F' ' -.or'.. I"r. ! W'a'i.o . . .
""' ti'i- a ui !i int . i i- ! I !
Kon Knhaals li.aiaii..- " :li
Dane, h . !i.., girl A la ai.-d a!l r. a.
tiotl lnt"i-. fi: iher and -nil follows,
e WO daring v. Iii. h lln- P -..!' s-.,r tlaa-aimn f.
j di'inlu ri i iii.- headstrong boy if he per-
i sais I - in !i 1 i:i f a t on : .11. The Uej I d i y
'the Prof.-sur . round d.ad Kale Kir
by (play, d l.v Laura S;i err, in eil
Rig' I Ira.r lb. i 'inn- I Hi the
" H I re i g i 1 1 of 1 1 1 1 1 1 i . ; 'n 1 1 . v i r . i n
p.'iii'.l, uulo Mi.s Ki; by ir.c - lb" -' i-
enlisl' inui-.i. ; to ln. Iil.sl in .-nl n.ti . a
t d deadly ma. bine in dina i and impel a
term b. 'i
i Kirby .bun. nslinte i I be luaniua of the
J5fll I ProieKf-ol s ib alb. Wbo-r bam; op i :i I
23 ' ln'' Wondrous . onlrivalire is. however,
3 bft to the imnginution of the audience.
a Iw A splendid Kay-lb ' r ' "An
I JK Indian')- II.. in i' l Hi I' oin lb ( .1.1.'.,
I Blin k Pi', . .uitil.s ; oo i i he
l Yn ' cowboys te- a i, i ii b in era k
ILUi his coat-tails and them ofl He
fjll StarlH Khrmlnig up ibu pla.n and : -In
!P out of il. . ii.-on e. b, re ho
S Pine, n bam' oi . .. .' ! ml 1 a I
ffll tries to make him dan.., but Tall Pino
2 i not o i in : i,,. ,1 ..ml a Mrii)
place in which the Indian kills H
ttCi Pete. 'IMie slieriff i nolilied and II"
informs the (oiooid at a neighboring
fglffl fort. Willi a . ,,nii.i n. of soldiers, th
2 'sheriff and '..oiie rid" to the Indian
Ofl I Jjj'b'U'e nnd ,. ii -I'll pini I II
' Tall I 'llle p, . ,1 t , olue In ill" I
f ' tb'ineiii i.i dawn. The iii i morning
f ' While Tall Pine is ou a high cllfl bid
fl fit I d'nc S". !'.' io ii tb be noli far b -lort'
him. I'yiil. (he Colou-d'- -on. pur
.ft i sued , M eon).' of in- i -. t . I Pin
Tesin -k Mm le.v and . arr'e - bra. nil -
i'ygffi "" ' " III' fori ;, - I In- -b !
"waiiine bun Tall IV,..- ,. .,'!,,. . I o
Fcr tate Rl-;nts or Booklnci for
J THE SEA VOLF
I JAC LONUOtJS MatUrpiec. In Beven Reelt,
I"1?. Write Of Win
irij- WM. L. ROUQERT
ffM 1 G?N.BLCS MANAGtH noSWORTH, INC
ioiClnctnoociiii.4?i,o jt. A uhoowt
;E S S A N AY
fS :ee them at your theatre
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"PROGRAM OF THE EXCL USIVE
mAKING A RECORD B Y ITS
FAST EXPANDING GROWTH
Thanhouser Presents An Eerie Story In Which A Ghost
Is Hunted Down And Subjected To
The BxclQilra .Supply Porporation has
made a notable record in ihe motion
picture Industry by ihe rapid growth
of ils program and ihe expansive re
presentation it has acquired throughout
Ihe T'liiied State and Canada during
th short peri... thai has elapsed since
ik organization, I?, ginning fin m oaths
ago with a monthly output of nine fea
ture SUbjtCtB and Iwenty-uiio single rial
releases of the GSftjumont, Great North
ern. Ilala and SolQX brands, it has in
thai short time augmented Its output to
a carefully selected program of thirty
multiple peel releases and a like number
of single reel subjects from a dozen
Standard bra mis of nxr.gnize.l quality
A few days ago. before a meetine
of representative olOtlojD pietiir,- men.
Josrph H. Miles, general manager of
I : -. " j "Tic Cprc Car M:.1:ry" (Kl:ra")
I ' ii l( "RESTLESS SPIRIT"
i the ExeJbslTO Supply Torporation, in
eoiiiinenlihg upon the demand for high
clnss feature SQbjectSL spoke glowingly
of the productive results of the Exclusive
manufacturers in their efforts in meet
this demand with nndlity subjects. Mr.
Mibs Mini While I nin personally
proud of the wonderful success of our
program. 1 attribute (he attainment of
thai s.a ,-rss alone to the fad that otir
various brands are of mi. Ii a recog
nized standard of qtialitj that the brand
tnmies alone assure their ready wilt? ill
all territories. The character of our
organization is sn.-h that not only is
competition not eliminated, but on the
contrary u encouraged to such an ex
tern that n keen rivalry exists anuuig
our manufacturers to bri ak sales records.
Quality is the factor that makes record
sales uud quality is our slogan.
"The addition of two more American
brand-., the Laclede and lircat Western,
The Program You Will UltimMely Buy
222 WEST 42 N D STUrrjT, HCW YORK
Fa mots PLAYBRM Film Co.
ftSSjirVIt' MAKI YOU "si t RTAJU1
eJkSfe a La-it" i i :: a r D'Jf,
his daughter, but he was practically
bankrupt. A young physician decided
out of curiosity, to Investigate. The
"ghost" wn Unmasked, but she was
not punished. The innkeeper's daugh
ter was the "spirit," and her mind bad
been unhinged by grief because Of lb"
death Of the mother she dearly lOVedr
The di. . lor succeeded in restoring her
io health anil the hotel, the curse re
moved, sixui regained (he popularity of
the summer visitor, who had shunned
it when ii wus u "hai.uied hotel."
The laleM note. I star presented in mo
tion pictures i James O'Neill) in the
characterisation he hns interpreted mora
than live thousand times on the stage.
The Count of Monte CriMo, reb-ii'-ed
by Ihe famous Players Film Company.
Dumas' famed masterpiece, with its
rapid trend of action ami sustained sus
pense makes nn ideal sdbjecl Cor mo
tion pictures The powerful plot force
fully illustrating the eternal triumph of
right, its unlimited opportUUitiet for
vinie pantomine, and its- continuous ap
peal to human sentiments and emotions,
makp it one of the gr"atet dramatic
stories ever conceived by genius, ami ope
of the strongest silent stories ever pro
duced in him.
Clara Dale, who lias been touring the
Western vaudeville time throughout the
Middle West for tie- past few seasons
has joini!l the Kssapay dramatc com
pany at Chicago to play ingenue pans.
Mis Dale possesses both beauty ami
dramatic talent and bids fair in soon
take rank among photoplay favorites.
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B ANNA LITTLE M'l CERTIUJDE FORBES IT CRNE GAUNTIER
with i wo frnture releases each, month
ly, and the New Annex with a Western
feature eVery two weeks, will give bal
ance to the superb aggregation of r..r
- il-ii brand-, including as they do the
pick of the piek from he studios of
Gaumont, Great Northern, itala. Eclec
tic, Film Releases of America and Lew
is Pennant. The a rienn brands now
on our program include Bolus. Blache
American, Dkagon and rtamo.
"The Mystery of the TTaunted Ilotel"
(Thanhouser) A i the seashore resort
they called it "The Haunted Hotel.'' and
explained Ihul sinee the death of the
proprietor's Wife, irho was droivued at
sea. her pirn bad walked the sands
each nighl. 'I'll" -lory had ruined He
pburn Th.- proprietor lived there with
Louis Nolo, who is widely and favor
ably known In motion picture circles, hi
bow wtth a concern wnich will shortly
place on lh' market a perfect talking
machine, synchronized for motion pic
tures, Widen overcomes the defects in
the present machines now before the
Manager Lucius Henderson, of the
Majestic Studios, was an interested
spectator t the first performance of bis
produi lioii of "Bapho ' al the Majestic
Theatre. Mr. Henderson as for five
years leading man and stag.' director
with Florence Roberts on the pacific
Coast, and his familiarity with Ihe play,
B ii is given on the legitimate StAgO,
was a great aid In reproducing this greet
moral lesson 00 the screen.
GRIPPING PLOTS IN
G ONCHO KEY8T0NE
Mojt Popular Filrao on th Morket
M.YJWTKHI PlClUltE CO..L0RC ac.c SUA, hiw rout.H.r.
Helen Gardner Back
To Her Old Admirers
The Favorite Photoplay Star
and Her Company in War
ner's Features Program.
Joe Welch, the Unique Hebrew Imper
sonator, the Hero of "The Struggle
lor Wealth," A Three Part Feature.
In Which He Wins the Sympathy of
Motion picture fanR Iho countrv over
will be giad to know tbnt Bliss Helen
Gardner and her eompuuy of feature
players will hereafter release their
superb three-part productions through
the program of Warner's Features, Inc.
Miss (lardner has a following unlike
that of nny oth'-r photoplay star in the
world. Her admirers have always r--grett.d
th" .leeisive vlep she to.jk when
renturing Into the producing field, be
cause they thought she would never
again appear regularly in the theatres
they atteuded When it becomes known
tbr.i Miss Gardner will hereafter appear
in the houses using Warner's Features
those who appreciate her dramatic
ability will have i a use for rejoicing.
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ii i , nSf
Mine BI.ACHB jl
al C. A. WillatSSd J. Porker Reid. Jr.
Joe Welch, whose Hebrew impersona
tions have been delighting vaudeville
audiences for Io these many years, will
appear shortly in d three-part Waruer's
f.-iiinr" entitled, "The Struggle for
Wealth" Tin- story teems wiih power
ful situations and also has its share of
humorous scenes. It depicts Joe in lh
role of a poor immigram starting out
in NeW York tO make his way and
fighting against numerous obstacles to
attain a position of respect among his
Mr. Harry M Stevens-. President of
the New York lareba!l Club, and bis
aSSOCiate, Mr. H. M. Hempstead, Were
so pleased with the notion pictures of
the r in world's series baseball games
made by Mr Edward Rqskau thnt they
have arranged with him to have pic
lures of their families made every year.
fe&v J L' JlL. U f :1
SV Bian nub' iOnm sW AlffiSft
Mr. Kokam hae brorigbi to perfection
his wonderful home moving picture pro
jeiiion maehine. It enn nt.-v be at
tached to any electric ii'.t socket and
lire films CSU thus le shown on the
screen in uuy home at any time.
An exciting Keystone comedy, "Speed
Kings," just finished. shows Santa
i..iina and th" Qprona races, Karl
Cooper, winner of both, i us.-.l in this
subject, as well as bis Sluts No. 8,
present holder of the world's road race
record. Teddy Tctslaff, another world s
speed champion is also ne.i along with
linrnev Ohllicld. Kfllph 1'' I'libnii, Sjieo
Ccr Wisheart. and several more ..f the
racing celsbritief of this and foreign
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"FROM DAWN TO DARK," A
STRONG WESTERN DRAMA
WITH REDSKINS & BOYS IN BLUE
An Essanay Release With A Gypsy And A Poet
Lover. "The Line of New" York" Wins
Its Way to Wider Fame.
"From Dnwn to Dark" (Rison) One
of the biggest Western pielures ever ex
hibited The fight picture, when- the
Indians attack the fort, will grip and
hold tin1 most passive spectator It is
iplendidly spectacular. And so again
is the l.at lie viewed from the interior of!
the fort iu which are secu glimpses,
through a telescope, of a r-'ol.lier steal
ing through the marshes, surprising and
slaying one Indian and then another,
and on, past, to alarm Ihe rescue party.
Graee Canard is the author of "His
Made Bride," a two reeler Francis Ford
is producing for the Mon. Universal
program. Miss Canard, besides writing
the scenario ami acting the leading rob .
designed the costumes that are worn in
the picture. The story relates to the
curious happenings to a woman of cdu
catlon under the Influence of s hypnotist
Francis Ford gives a finished perform
ance as the doctor in love with the wo
man. Harry Scbunini plays Ihe hypno
tist and K. M. Keller is seen as a oe
t active According to those who have
-e. ii the film in the making r'neco is a
i brill in every scone.
"The Love Lute of Bomany" (Essa
nay) In this tWOrpart drama Frank
I Rogers, a young farmer, nnd bis sweet
heart, Constance Kan. bill, visit n gypsy
camp where Sybil, the chief's daughter,
nils Frank lie will marry a gypsy girl.
This prediction greatly disturbs Cou-
moro widespread. The story it tells of
Regina, the beautiful Bavarian girl who
haj COlUfl to the great ily to seek her
brother and . ri rn an honest living, but
who falls into the hands of ihose who
would lead Jier astray, is one of strong
human interest and appeals to all.
The vivid pi' tures of China town, of the
Bowery, of Coney Island, of the bril
liant all-night resorts of Broadway and
oilier seenes r.f the luxurious: and glit
tering gay life of New York, alo ex
eite keen interest nnd arouse admiration
for the spectacular but life-like manner
in which they are portrayed.
The future of the motion picture is n
subject of interest to all. Nicholas Pow
er IB one who has been closely identi
fied with the pictures since their inccp
tiou, and Lliere is no man living who
has more intimate knowledge of them
in their every phase.
A question as to their future was
put to him a few days ago and this was
"What the outcome of motion pictures
will be, no man can predict. Their vast
possibilities have not even been touehed
upon. In all lines of endeavor they
have become an eminent factor and the
surface of development has hardly been
A piciure just finished, "Love Sick
ness it Sea," was made upon the Facitic
Coast Steamship Company's boat "Har
vard,"' chartered by the Keystone Com-
Miirsf Hfi as LOUIS NQTO S.1 p R v N K n nN
stance Sybil is In love with RaouL n
gynsy port and minstrel. Her father
throws Itaoul down n clIITsido and
drives Sybil from Ihe camp. Finnic and
his mother give the girl refuge. Con
slnnce is jealous hikI her father for
bids Prank to visit hr unless he drives
the gypsy out. Farmer Randall, while
at a distance from bis home, falls on
the road unconscious from sunstroke.
Sybil finds him, and her tender care
saves his life. Frank nnd C'oustnnce
ire brought together again, and Sybil
.ind her lover. Kaoul, are reunited and
return to their life beneath the' green
"The Lure of New York." the four
reel f rut lire produced by the New York
Film (Joiupanv, gains increasing popu
larity every rlav, and the demand for
it is growing constantly strouger and
pany. During n run down and up the
coast, n full reel was made. This pic
ture portrays the extensive improve
ments that have been made in fire drills
aboard sen-going vessels, and this, was
used as a basis upon whi h a great com
edy was mads. A company of fifty peo
ple made this dip. and over two hun
dred of ib employees of the Uat were
Used ill 111" lillllk.
A BOY'S CHRISTMAS MONEY
$5.00 $10.00 $15.00 $25.00
We will appoint between now and November 20.
200 bora, trom 14 to 16 years old, to represent the
Motion Picture Newa ln all port ot the Uoiled
Siatei. Our commirjloos aro liberal. The work
requires only a part ol any t-oy'o spar time. We
would hejr trom boys ot sufficient independence
to want to earn Ubeir own Chrtatmaa money, or
' from tlieir parentt. In writine. pltase address.
Salfi Dl.e.lon. MOTION PICTURE NCWS. 223 W. -t2d
Street. NtW YORK.
,;Qr, DEMAND THAT
' UNIVERSAL PROGRAM j
r I '
"Victory" Scores With H
Patrons of the Screen I
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The Spectacular Naval Photo I
play Shcrwing Our Ships and
Sailor? Rouses EuthusiasmJ
Sudden Fortunei RivallJnJ Those ol Pitta
burgh end Nome Won By Motion Pio-
ture Producers. The Important Part
Now Ployed in the Industry by the State I I
Rights Exploitation of Features.
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"A'ictory," the spectacular naval photo r '
play is accorded a rousing reception by
lirs" crowds at every performance j
where It ii shown. This stirrinp patri- j ,
otn- film was produced with the aid and
permission of the United States Navy ,
1 lepnrtmi nt and I'iU the story of hor I
Lieut Richard Ward, of the United j
States Navy, thwarted nn intrigue of i
conspirators in a Latin-American repub
lic who planned to blow up the S. S. '
Utah aad were prevented by the timely
aid and activity of Mis Helen Gordon, j
the daughter of ihe United States Min ,j
iatsr, and the betrothed of Lieut. Rich- J
a d SV ard. the Uero.
Battleships, hydroplanes, "United
Stat. Marines, BecrCtarj Daniels him
Belf, and a clever company Of Amerl- i
can and European silent players com- i
bineii to make ss complete a drama of H
love and war based ou an international I
episode, as cue could wish for. j
"Victory" is tin- mot important mul- i
liple reel feature ever placed on a t
t;tate rights basis. Its success wherever i
shown lias broueht a flood of inquiries i
for territory still open. It is handled
by J I'arkcr Read nnd 0. A Willat, I
tw, of ibe most enterprising producers j
iq the motion picture Belli I
The rei?ent siieees of "Arizona" as a '
9tute rights feature has caused stories H
of nu t. leu wealth in Ihe motion picture , i .H
business to i vjie as numerous as
ihose v hi. ii -.'.ere heard during the de- 1
velopmeui of the steel industry in Pitts-' 1
burg or m the early days of Nome Cer- i
tain it is that the wonderful growth in h
popular faror of pictures has resnlted jH
in fortunes for those who hae been I
alert to the po&sibUitles awaiting on(
Formerly the big money existed in", B
starting a company to make pictures as, ( H
among many others! did Siegmund Lubin.
who a few years ago kept n little optical
Mture in Philadelphia and now is a mul
timillionaire whose name is n yvnouyra
for all that is high i lass in pictures. .1
But now those who would rub Alludin s
lamp are doing it by securing what is
known aa "State Rii;;.i-," which simply
means that they buy the exclusive right it
to market a successful feature picture .
throughout the state in which they live. jH
A curious fact is that most of the men '
who have been successful in this field
have had neither theatrical nor nmnse-
ment business training, but are men who
hare been successful iu other lines of
busings and who have brought to brarj
that In liness acumen Which has alreadyj
stood them in BUCh good stead.
JOB WELCH (Warner's Features)
i ondition- have chanced very ma- H
terlally this Fall Where formerly all
piilnri-i were market. -1 ihrouh estab
lish..,! channels, and what was known-as
a eh.?..--.! market r te.J, today the situ-
at ion is that a feature picture of merit
nnls a ready acceptance in every quar
tcr and the demand exceeds the supply. H
William Garwood, Arthur Cadwall and
Joseph I.a.isbcrg of the Majestic Mo- 1
tiou I'i. ture Co., made a flying trip to HM
San Diego lasl week, on the occasion of IH
the Cabrille lay Celebration Inter-
. sling views of the "historical parade
w.-re obtained which a ill be later used J
as material in a photoplay. -H
Leonora rou Ottlnger Is n recent ad
ditlon to tin- Universale Facitic Ooast
Company. She j to uppeur In second
ida and heavies in thi Lawrence-v ic- H
ter releases Miss von uttinKer is a ijB
beautiful woman and a fiuishcl BCtfj M.
She appeared in the role of Baroness Re-
viindil m Zangwill'a fumoos success, JH
"The Melting Pot."
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VICTORY I I
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220 West 42nd Street :: NEW YORK
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THE LURE OF NEW YORK f I
Slnte Riehta Siold by . H
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