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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUX-TELEG RAM, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1911.
A BIG WEEK AT
Miss Blanch Walsh at the
Gcnnctt Big Bill at the
Murray Vaudeville. '
Blanche' Walsh will appear at thla
theater in a limited engagement of
"The Other Woman" on Friday March
8 at the Gennett. Acknowledged to
bo the leading emotional actress of
thla country. Mis Walsh has In "The
Oihr Woman" ono of the strongest
roles of her wonderful cawr. The
play Is the work of Frederick Arnold
Kummer, the well known magazine
The loading critics have pronounced
The Other Woman" a niattterpiece,
and have unhesitatingly declared that
In It, Miss Walhh has scored another
great success. That her new rolo
must ho of compelling IntcrcKt and in
tense dramatic quality to bo given so
high a rank, will lw evident to thea
ter goers generally, and imperially to
those who love the drama in its high
est form of Interpretation. AHlde from
the fine quality of art shown, moreov
er, there is a plot Impregnated with
deep heart Interest Hie kind that
holds the attention unflagging and ar
ouses the emotlona to the exclusion of
all other thoughts for tho time being.
Mis Walsh has surrounded hernelf
with artists of established metropoli
tan reputations. Among these are
Oeorgo W. Ilosrard, for several seaa
ona lending man for Mary Mannerlng,
nnil Ethel narrymore, Anna Cleve
land, previously chief support for
George Kawcutt, Nellie Hutler, for
merly with Walker Whiteside in "Tho
Melting Pot," Zora Iiwrence and oth
er prominent players.
"Ths GoMen Girl."
In speaking of Miss Leon a Watson,
aMadatne Qui Vive, the beauty doctor
and well known writers for tho Chica
go Record Herald Women's section,
"At first sight ono says 'she is not
pretty, but as you watch her inovo
about, as you hear her speak, as you
notice the slender grace of a frail lit
tlo figure and when later on, you hear
her wonderfully sweet voice, then de
velops an exquisite beauty that grows
and charms one. Miss Watson is a de
lightful study. She has the beauty
that is fascinating, that Is filled with
delicacy and spirit, that belongs to an
Such praise Is recommendation
cnoungh. Miss Watson will appear In
Mort If. Singer's big musical revue,
The oGlden Girl" at the Gennett
next Saturday, March 4.
During his early student days Mod
est Aitschuler, director of the Russian
Symphony Orchestra, never fancied
tho military; but it happened that he
had to serve his ono year as a free
volunteer with tho foremost regiment
attached to Moscow (Russia). During
that year Mr. Aitschuler who will
soon , be seee at the head of
tho orchestra that is to be heard at
the Gennett on Friday, March 17 in
concert had many experiences.
As a graduate of his Moscow con
servatory of music in which a general
aa well as a musical education is
taught, young Aitschuler had won
highest honors. He was not only a
master of music, in theory, but one of
the first 'cellists In his country. He
cause of hia musical talent the beard
less Aitschuler was popular with hia
officers and he was given many lib
erties not usually accorded to his col
league. On one occasion when Altchuler had
left the Moscow barracka in citizen's
clothes, which constitutes a military
offense, he encountered ono of the
officers of tho command near the out-
One of the Scenes from " The Spendthrift
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AT THE GENNETT, WEDNESDAY MARCH FIRST.
skirts of the city's limit. The musi
cian figured hurriedly in his mind
that the best thing to do was not to
see his superior, and ho therefore
passed him without the customary sa
lute. The officer angered at the double
Infraction of rules ordered Aitschuler
to report to another superior officer
in close arrest. When this was done
the ranking military man smiled and
said: "Well, lets have some music."
That was the extent of young Alt
Always awake for nevelties the Ar
cade haa Installed another improve
ment, "Daylight Pictures." Eighteen
electric bulbs light up tho theater
while tho moving pictures are being
showon. The marvelous brilliancy of
the "Mirror Screen" of glass and sil
ver, makes this possible. A newspa
per can be read with ease and every
seat is in plain view. No stumbling in
the dark. Patronize the lighted thea
ter, The Arcade, the houe of novel
ties. Don't miss the great "Lassoina
Wild Animals In Africa" pictures
Wednesday and Thursday. They are
all we claim for them.
all gowns worn in the Impersonation
of ast celebrities being historically
correct, and the modern gowns worn
are said to be elaborate in "the extreme.
The Girl and the Outlaw
"The Girl and the Outlaw" will be
presented at the Gennett theater to
morrow evening is a thrilling drama
of the Western plains and abounds in
excitln? climaxes which are imbued
v.ith a spirit of the wild itocky moun
tain country. Roy La Marr who Is
starring this season for the first time
heads a company which is a clever
one and gives an excellent performance.
At th Murray.
One of the novelties for the coming
week's bill at the Murray will be Hel
ene Hardy's offering "Great Women
of tho Past and Present," consisting
of eight character changes, the chang
es of costume for each imprsonation
being made in full view of the aud
ience. The characterizations given
are said to be ut of the ordinary and
consist of Lillian Russell, In her fa
mous raco scene speech from "Wild
Xanco O'Niell. then Queen Elizabeth,
Just before she signs the death war
rant for the execution of Mary, Queen
of Scots: then Mary Queen of Scots,
her farewell speech just before she is
executed; then Martha Washington,
in one of the only two speeches on
record as having been uttered by the
grand old lady. The last character Is
an impersonation of Mollle Pitcher,
who was the wife of a continen
tal soldier, who upon seeing her hus
band killed while in the act of firing
a cannon rushes to the rescue and
finishes -the battle as a gunner, for
which bravery she was commissioned
sergeant in the continental army by
General Washington. Miss Hardy's
act gives grand scope for costuming,
"The Trouble Makers."
Suggestion of fun galore come with
the announcement that Mr. E. D.
Stair's co-stars will be at the Gennett
on Thursday March 9, in a new musi
cal comedy entitled "The Trouble
Makers." It is said they will bring
with them more visions of loviiness
and a greater cast with brighter sur
roundings than they have ever had be
fore and that 'The Trouble Makers'
is one long laugh from start to finish
and full of merry complications, with
pretty songs, dainty dances, evolu
tions and graceful poses by beauti
ful young misses.
The play Is what its name suggests,
troubles by Percy and Harold, all the
way through, much of it being made
for them by Kabbling Bess Snodgrass,
one of Lucy Daly's latest creations.
Interspersed through the farce are
some pretty musical numbers and
"The Old Homestead.
The younger generation of theater
goers will be particularly pleased to
hear of the appearance of Denman
The Original and Only DEN
The Best American Play Ever Written.
Seats now on sale: 25, 50, 75, $1.
Home of the "Mirror Screen."
Our lalest novelty. Eighteen lights
now burn through the whole show
DONT MISS THE
Lassoing Wild Animals
Pictures WED. and THURS. The
biggest feature ol the year.
VICTOR & LAMBERT'S Romantic Western Comedy:
MATINEE AND NIGHT
Thrills, Uusic, Comedy and one Gun Shot Matinee 10, 25. Night 10, 20. 30, 50. SEATS TUESDAY, 10 A. M.
Thompson's "The Old Homestead" at
the Gennett theater next Tuesday,
The play itself is as familiar to the
majority of theater-goers as a house
hold word. For that reason no de
scription of it is necessary, and all
that needs to be said is that there is
no purer, sweeter or more wholesome
play in existence, none which holds
the mirror up to nature more truly,
and none which has more real inspir
ation in its every line and feature,
than "The Old Homestead." It is ab
solutely true to the Xew England
country life which it represents. It
is of simple plot, deals with homely
interests and is replete with genuine
Sunshine and shadow, laughter and
tars, humor and pathos these are
the inevitable associates of "The Old
Homestead." It makes a direct and is
resiible appeal to the human heart,
for it preaches a sermon of faith, hope
and charity. There never was a more
beautiful portrayal of home life a
more tender picture of parental love
and forgiveness, than is shown in this
particular play. No wonder, there
fore, that, though old. it's ever new,
and its popularity continues.
Jng from the deliberate waste of op
portunity. IVederic Thompson. the
producer, with his useful careful at
tention to t'ae selection, of casts has
chosen a company whose dominant
characteristic, considered individually
ly or collectively is efficiency. Dor
is Mitchell and Lionel Adams have
the leading roles. Other characters"
are in the hands of such capable ar
tists as those of Albert Sackett, Gwen
dolyn Pier, Forrest Orr, Lirie McCall,
William H. Sullivan and Alice Kelly.
The scenic production of "The Spend
thrift" is a typical Thompson effort
marked by combined beauty and at
"The Girl arvi the Stamoede."
Marked with the stamp of success
comes Gaskell & McVitty's success-
. ful Western drama, "The Girl and the
j Stampede," a realistic and couvine
( inj? play, more modem than the many
j western plays now betug offered to
; the theater going public. Mr. McVit
i ty. to whom falls the engaging of ner
j formers for this successful firm, has
; been more than careful in selecting
his people, only engaging performers
suited in physique" and ability for
western parts. The staging, scenery
and effects, both electrical and me
chanical, were built under Mr. Gas
kells personal supervision. Critics
pronounce it on a par with 'Tho
Round Up." "Arizona," and "The
Squaw Man." One , Chicago critio
says: 'So realistic is the staging of
'The Girl and the Stampede,' that ono
actually smells alfalfa and alikili. The
plot (and there is one) is not over- '
drawn or set to the music of gunshots.
Summoning it all up, it's a strong,
modern, clean. Western play that can
be seen by all and will send you
home feeling better for having wit
nessed the production. It comes to
the Gennett Thursday, March 2.
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T SOiePY DRUGGISTS EYERWHEBF
The seat sale will open tomorrow
morning for "The Spendthift" the lat
est dramatic work of Porter Emerson
IJrowno, who wrote 'A Fool There
Was." It will be the offering at the
Gennett where it will play Wednes
day night. The scenes in "The Spend
thrift" are laid in Xew York. Its
Characters are people of culture, ac
tive in the social life of the metropo- j
lis. Its most important two figures
are a man and his wife who, while ap-j
parently are leading a life of ease nd !
contentment, re in reality harassed by i
many misunderstandings and combi-;
nations of untoward circumstances.
The play is in reality brief against the '
foolish evtravagant and frivolousness j
of this kind of a woman. It points j
with emphasis to the tragedy resul-
MIPPAV WEEK OF
M WkMfli 11 FEB. 27h
Heiene Hardy Co.
Proteam Sketch, Depicting
Great Women of Past
"Uncle Seth and the Hoodoo"
Matinee, Daily, 10c.
Evening, Continuous, 25c to 10c.
ONE NIGHT OFJLrY!
WEDNESDAY, March 1st
The Century's Great-estDramaticSensation
CI A Vital Drama of Today by Porter Emerson Browne with I j
g DORIS MITCHELL ii
d And a notable cast of players, including Lionel Adams, Albert Sackett, Forest Orr, William H. Sul- LI
CI livan, Gwendolyn Piers, Lizzie McCall and Alice Kelly. M
5 SIX MONTHS AT HUDSON THEATRE, NEW YORK. J
B SEATS ON SALE MONDAY, 10 A. M., PRICES 25c to $1.50. , -
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fa hi ii i "Y imJlUmm
America's Foremost Emotional Actress
In Her Great Success:
By FREDERICK ARNOLD KUMfllER.
MONDAY, FEDRUARY 27
DERT MOSHER oilers ROY
LA M ARR In
A Melodrama ol the Western Plains.
"Don't Miss This Play. The Sensation ol the Dramatic Season." ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
Seats on sale Wed. 10 A. M. Prices 25 to $1.50.
Opening Chorus, including
"The Sword for Mine."
"Don't Forget the Girl You Left
"The Land of Used-to-be."
"I'd Rather Fight Like Ma."
M Can't Love Everybody."
"I Think I Hear a Woodpecker
Knocking on My Family Tree."
Indian Love Song "I'll Sing of a
"Wine, Woman and Song"
"My Ship of Dreams"
"Ballet of Gold"
"The Shower of Gold"
SATURDAY MAa"d Mairdtii flfflto
Mot H. - Singer Offers the Military Musical Comedy:
By Adams, Hough
a aak b
By the Authors ol the
GODDESS OF LIBERTY
And an ExceptionaUy Clever Company of 50-PEOPLE-50.
Including the Famous Princess Theatre Chorus.
Prices: S&U; :lhnday.:-10 A. M.
Wonderful Array of Costumes and
French Vaudeville Dancing
Wonderful Golden Ballet Shower
The Pony Ballet
Scenic Flirtation Walk West Point
United States Military Academy.
The Ancestors and
25 35 SO