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REMEMBERS FORGOTTEN WIVES | _ ' I - —...-. Richard Dix. as ‘ The Great Jasper.” plays a great lover who remem bers the wives other men forget. Dix in a scene with Wera Engels in the RKO-Ratiio Picture. Showing Sunday and Monday at the Rivoii Theatre. San Benito. ! Comedy And Drama Feature Film Flits At Capitol To Be Shown During This Week “Out All Night.” an uproarious comedy leaiuring in the leading roles Slim Summerville and Zasu Pitts, who are remembered lor their brilliant work as a comedy team in “They Just Had to Get Married," will play at the Capitol theater here Sundya and Mon day. Coming to the Capitol Theatre Tuesday and Wednesday is •Son Daughter” leatunng two beloved stars. Helen Hayes and Ramon No varro, supported by Lewis Stone. Warner Oland and Frank Morgan. With the world still cheering her prize-winning performance in "The Sin of Mad?Ion Claudet. still shott ing her praises in ‘ Arrow smith” and “Farewell to Arms” Helen Hayes, opposite Ramon Novarro, will thrill you as she never has bo fort! This is the greatest perform ance of two great stars In one of the proudest triumphs, one of the most heart-stirring romances of M-G-M creation. Tin mazes of San Franelscos Chinatown, us plots, intrigues and tong battles, and the romance ot a Chinese girl who sells herself at auction to aid her count r\men. fur nish the dramatic background of “Son-Daughterwhich is based on David Belasco's famous stage play; It Is S colorful and spectacular ex pose of the inner workings of Chinatown and the struggle that existed between royalists and revol utionists. Gorgeous ceiebrationsa great gambling dens and romance are contrasted with the intrigues Of grim hatchet men in the secret Catacomos of the Oriental quarter. Miss Hayes, as Lien Wha. the auctioned bride, enacts one of the most dramatic roles in her career, and does it with her usual bril liance and effectiveness. Novarro, as the lover who extricates iter from the astounding plot, has an other great role. He plays a ro mantic ChmoNe prince who fights for the revolution, and, in the smashing climax of the story, rises to heights that recall his work in "Ben-Hur ” The star they talked about in “Night Nurse” and "Illicit* carries on her tradition of daring roles In another electrifying hit! This time Barbara Stanwyck plays the lead ing feminine role in "Ladies They Talk About,” at the Capitol thea tre for one day only. Thursday. (Pamily Night.> The screen play, by Sidney Suth erland and Brown Holmes, is a thrilling romance of a girl bank bandit, who, alter a colorful career, falls in love with a two-fisted evan gelist. It gives an intimate pic ture of life in the womens sec tion of San Quentin penitentiary. In the cast with Miss Stan wyck are Preston S. Foster. Lyle Talbot. Dorothy Burgess. Lillian Roth. Maude Eburne and several others. . - Jack Oakie comes to the Capi tol Theatre Friday and Saturday in ‘Sailor Be Good." a mad yarn that will make you roar like a 12 inch gun! He dropiied anchor in society and found himself on life’s hurricane deck ‘mid bursting bombs! As the husband of an heiress he settled down—to the battle of life! It's a roaring, rol licking. rib-tickling comedy of gobs, girls and fighters in a laugh ;>acked salty tale. The splendid comedy cast headed by Jack Oakie includes Vivienne Osborne and George E. Stone. Oakie has never been seen in more laughable form than as Jcuiesy, smart-alec wise-cracking failor with a roving eye for wo men. and a penchant for fights. Miss Osborne proves her versatil ity as Red. waterfront girl friend o! sailors and Jonesy in particu lar. Road Structures Near Completion <St>ecial to The Herald) PHARR. April 8. — The Texas Highway Divisional buildings rae to be completed during the next few weeks, according to John Puckett, divsiional engineer cf south T»;as. The headquarters, offices and | eouipmem of the highway depart ment are located just cutsidc the city limits cf Pharr on the hiah way. The estimated cost of the buildings is $16,000. R W. Briggo Construction company was award ed the contract. Schedule Chalk Talk • Special to The Herald) SAN BfNITO April 8—A chalk talk on nun building and charac i ter reading at sight will be given by Dr H. M Philbro^k of Harlin gen at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday night. April 18 at the high school under auspices of the Lions club and Hi Y boys. .An open forum will follow the regular presram of the psychoan alyst who will give a practical de monstration of his teachings. Why Pay More? Lower Balcony .15c Floor Children ........ 5c I ~1 I A HE-MAN WHO WAS WRST. LAST AND ^ ALWAYS ... Mg A LADIES' W MAN...! 7 * VvJ GREAT JASPER !■ 1 ... , _ WKIA INCUS Also I’ni\mal Comedy *d*a mam News — Screen Son* TO?AY ■.u'i.mii MONDAY L ^ m^nQ J TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY IRENE DUNNE Sc In 10c “No Other Woman” with CHARLES BICKFORD Coming Soon King Kong” - ! CARTOONIST’S CONCEPTION The cartoonists conception of Lewis Stone, Helen Hayes mid Ramon Novarro. They apoear In “Son-Daughter" at the Capitol, Brownsville, Tuesday and Wednesday. | AX l-.YK FOR LADIES Jai'K Oakie alua>s has an eye for the ladies, much to the dismay of George E. Slone, his trainer. Vivienne Osborne is Jack's temptress m ‘Sailor Be Good," showing at the Capitol, Brownsville, Friday and Saturday. ETERNAL TRIANGLE Irene Dunn. Charles Bickford and Gwili Andre in a scene from "No Other Woman" showing Tuesday and Wednesday at the RivoU Thea tre. San Benito. BIRTH, LIFE OF JESUS ARE FILM THEME Scenes Made on Actual Locations As Told In Testament _ ‘•Christas", shewing at the Queen I theatre Sunday is a reverential pictunzaticn of the birth and life of Jesus Christ, the Saviour. The scenes were made on the actual location, as presented in the New Testament. It opens with an elaborate pro logue fading into the annuncia tion. It follows with Julius Caesar's dreams of conquest and subsequent edict—Joseph and Mary leave Na zareth. Mary travel worn, rests in a crude shack and Christ is born. A heavenly light permeates the whole place and the Star of the East shines brightly as the shep herds minding the flocks receive tlie glad tidings, and while in si lent adoration the sky is filled with angels heralding the birth of the Saviour of the world. It follows with the appearance of the Angel of the Lord—the flight to Egypt— the slaughter of the Innocents—the return to Galilea—Christ among the doctors where with outstretch- j ed arms casts a sinister shadow ot the Cross upon the floor. Passing through various phases of Christ's life, we come to the scene showing Christ before Pilate and Caiphas. The sentence of Jesus to the cress—Jesus carrying the cross on the way to Golgotha. His 1 1 HERE SUNDAY Tad Alexander and Norma Shear er in "Strange Interlude” at the Dittmann Theater beginning Sun day. . W ' -.— burden Is a heavy' one and Simon ol Cyrene. comes to his aid. We see the crosses with the two thieves and the middle cross being raised and Christ crucified. Cruel Spikes are thrust into his flesh and darkness covered all Judea with a mantel of shame. The body of the Crucified One is borne to the se pulchre where He is laid away in Joseph s tomb. As the Roman soldiers stand guard over the tomb, it bursts open and Christ appears bathed in a heavenly light. He appears to Mary Magdalene, and to Thomas the Unbeliever and later, through the countryside, followed by a cons tantly increasing throng, he as cends into heavens. The scene di*- ! solves into a brilliant scene ol the Cross. WHO’S THE MAGICIAN? —* —————_———■—————— - ------ Harold Lloyd and Louise Closscr Hale in a scene from “Movie Crazy ’ showing Thursday and Friday at the Rivoli Theatre, San Benito. AT DITTMANN SUNDAY —— ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ • - ■ ■ ■ ' ■ ONka Ralph Morgan and Nonna Shearer in "Strange Interlude'* showing at the Ditlmann theater Sunday. Monday and Tuesday at bargain prices. MOST TALKED OF PICTURE SHOWS HERE Hailed by critics and followers of screen drama as "the screen | drama that revolutionizes screen | drama." "Strange Interlude” with' Norma Shearer as star shows at the j Dittmann theater Sunday. Monday and Tuesday. What ONeil on the stage took five hours to present. Norma Shear er, Clark Gable. Alexander Kirk land. Ralph Morgan and other screen artists convey in the time it takes to present the usual screen drama. "This will be the most discussed film oi the year '' wrote one na tionally famous critic o*f screen drama alter a preview of Strange Interlude.” O'Neill has In this drama taken human characters and virtually turned them inside out by letting them audibly express their secret thoughts as well as the frank ex pression of conversation. The play ers know only what they tell each other, but the audience knows what they are really thinking and witnesses the sham and conceal Dine. To the pleasant melodies played by Haynie Hall’s String Ensemble Specially arranged concert music. A daily feature at luncheon and dinner. Luncheon 25c — 35c Dinner 55c — 70c Madison Hotel Harlingen FISHING IS GOOD The Climate is Fine Our Cottages are well furnished, of am pie size, have all conven iences Take advantage of greatly reduced winter rates which will only last until May 1st. Del Mar Inn opens April 9th with city prices Come to DEL MAR BEACH I_ ’. ,'v ... ■ ment which human bemgs prac tice on each other. In "Strange Interlude.” Norma Shearer presents a new type, a woman at war with herself, strang led by her own emotionalism, seeking an outlet for the unsatis fied longing for a lost sweetheart. She is a woman who makes a love less marriage, but refuses to live v.dthout love. Clark Gable is Miss Shearer's lover. First as her doctor, then as her lover. Gable becomes involved in a net of infidelity which grows out of the cravings and complexes of Nina Leeds. DIX PORTRAYS MAN OF MANY AFFAIRS^ NOW ‘The Great Jasper' At Rivoli Shows Hero As a Lover — "The Great Jasper" new RKO Raduo 'picture starring Richard Dix at the Rivoli theatre Sunday, re lates the story of a man of many women whose life was measured In love affairs rather than years. Effective today the Rivoli offers new low prices to meet your new budget. Perhaps nowhere in the world is there a wife who could understand the love of a faithless husband. "The Great Jasper" was every wo man's lover, but only one woman's husband, and he never ceased lov ing his ' Jenny-girl" who was his right hand. But his right hand gradually learned what his left hand was doing! Jenny understood only stem goodness and rigid honor—only one woman for one man forever and ever. Jasper, now. he knew that he could be true to his wife only after death with the angels, though his wife was the one woman he did not forget!! New Type of Role "The Great Jasper” provides Dix with a new type of role—a char acter study requiring great artistry to interpret, and it Is said that this scrappy two-fister gives his greatest performance as Jasper of the wick ed wink and open heart. Jasper, through Jenny's courage, settles a strike .Promotion follows and with it Jasper's greatest heart conquest—Norma McGowd, beauti ful young wife of the old man who is h‘s benefactor. McGowd's dream is for a child, and when one is bom he little dreams it is Jasper's. Years later, when McGowd learns the truth, he drives Jasper from town. In Atlantic City Jasper pursues 1 his merry, loving ways and becomes the renowned "Great Jasper"—a seer who knows all and tells all about lcve "For Women Only.” Wera Engels, young and beauti ful German actress recently im ported by Radio, plays Mrs. Mc Gowd. whose affair wdth Jasper is resumed after her husband's death. Edna May Oliver portrays an amus ing fortune teller. Florence ETil ridge is Jasper’s wife and his two sons are enacted by Bruce Cabot and James Bush. "No Other Woman'' Irene Dunne steps right Into the ranks of the leading screen fashion The most soul-stirring Story of all time .... The Birth. Life. Mar tyrdom. Death and Re surection of Christ . . . Son of God “CRISTUS” THE LIFE OF CHRIST w In Sound for the First Time The ptcture that will live forever in the hearts of mankind. 25 15 10 TODAY and .Monday —QUEEN— plates by stepping out in some very splffy clothes for “No Other Wo man,” her current RKO-Radio picture in which she is featured with Charles Bickford at the Rl voli tneatre, Tuesday and Wed nesday. For the first time in her screen career Irene Dunne will be dressed as she likes to dress. She adores the dramatic scope which she was given in such pictures as "Cimar ron” and “Back Street” but she is a very feminine and very beauti ful lady—and naturally she is de lighted that “No Other Woman” gives her a chance to don a few ultra-smart modern clothes, rang ing from tailored suits to evening gowns. -Movie Crazy” Harold Lloyds Movie Crazy” comes to the Rivoli screen Thurs day and Friday. Constance Cum mings has the leading feminine role ftlltmam Today — Three Days TOGETHER AGAIN! They thrilled the world in “A Free Soul”, and enact their most powerful love drama in Eugene O’Neill’s RKO PATHE COMEDY Lower Floor . *5c Balcony . »5c Children . 10c J The Longest Laugh on Record You’ll never forget it! The screen's greatest lovers’ on a honeymoon to Niagara Falls accompanied by a doting mother-in-law!! Bigger, better, funnier and faster than "They Just Had to Get A Married’. Jk SLIM SUMMERVILLE Zasu PITTS l! In Their New Starring Hit M N Kit All! NIGHT”' Also Today at Arcadia Hariintcen. Tex. — I I with Shirley Grey — Mae Butch Screen Son* ALOHA-OE Paramount Comedy “Don't Play Bridge With Your Wife” Paramount Sound News Today and Tomorrow At Your % Also Today at Palace ! McAllen. Tex. WVre All the Bigj New Features ' Pl*y First . . .