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At..... ThePlay At eI Houses, AL H. WILSON. "It Happened in Potsdam," with Al g. Wilson, the German dialect come' tdan in the title role, is the attraction -nderlined for next week at the Cres" cent Theatre. Mr. Wilson portrays the character of Metz von Klats, an eccentric German whose former sweet heart throws him over for a Russian count. The story of this new Wilson agering is said to contain an interest. ing plot overflowing with comedy situ ations, while the stage settings, e signed by Manager Sidney R. Ellis. are all that the subject demands. The story relates how Metz returns to his native city of Potsdam, Ger many, after an extended trip through Oriental countries, with the intention of asking for the hand and heart of a youthful sweetheart with whom he has had a love affair some three years be fore the action of the play begins, only to learn that during his absence the lady in question has become the wife of a Russian count. Metz later falls in love and becomes engaged to an American girl visiting in the fam ily of the countess. At this period an undated and tender missive, indited by the countess and mailed to Metz on the eve of his departure for the Orient, askes its appearance, and it is this letter which is responsible for most at the comedy injected in the story. Unbeknown to Metz the letter has dis appeared from among his private pa pers. Assisted by his fiancee, who un derstands the state of affairs, Metz aid the countess start on a still hunt for the letter, fearful that if not recov ered and destroyed it will eventually reach the hands of the count, who has a very'Jealous disposition. The count secures an inkling of the situation, and before the letter is again located the parties involved in the mix-up are led a merry chase through a series of amusing complications. The story is embellished with bright and snappy dialogue, clever situations, and inter preted by an exceptionally good cast. Incidental to, but not a part of the performance are the new songs com posed by Mr. Wilson. They include, "Loves Me-Loves Me Not," "Songs of 'htherland," "My Lady Fair," "Loves at Bygone Days' 'and "The Twilight all." THOS. E. SHEA COMING TO THE CRESCENT. Thomas E. Shea will begin an en pgement at the Crescent Theatre ses, offering three dramas, two from his well-known list of plays, and the ether his latest great success, "A Man sad His Wife." The piece is a dram atisation of Sampel Shipman's (co sthor of "Elevating a Husband," Lads Mann's big hit in which he re eustly scored at the Tulane) well owsn novel, "The Spell." It furnish es Mr. hea a modern vehicle which is ih ly to establish his popularity even mnoe arly with the theatrical public. "A Man and His Wife" tells the iwry of a young man who has risen bom the ranks to the head of a large heaklag institution. His young wife roves Sckle and dallies with the at tsatios sad sophistries of a wealthy isuag man, whom she, foolishly, im alass she loves. The husband dia ewveng this, allows her to go her ap sand ad separation results. This heek has scarcely passed when a ran IB heltituted on his bank by an enemy, a eliteisa and a tool of the trusts, Whm the banker has opposed. In the thr act occurs the big scene, the ran - the bnLk. It is here that Mr. Shea i" the opportunity of demonstrating I ability as an actor of dramatic tree and declaration. In the end the Wife ands that the god of Love will stand trifling with and conscience eken, returns to her husband. In addition to "A Man and His e," Mr. bShea will offer two pieces public has learned to love, "Dr. I and Mr. Hyde" and "The Bells." NA RIVERS" AMONG THE COM IWO SHOWS AT THE LYRIC THEATRL UsMasme of the interest displayed by rta on f the LyrlThestre, Mr. announces that "Lens Rmvers," popular Mabel Oypsene in the role, will be featured week of 1. Preparations are under to make it one of the most com Iroedctions of the entire season. Nights in a Barroom," the old story, that lives becouse it a lifelike story, will be played 1ar Christmas week Mr. Ps anaounces in advance a real Watch this paper for the an to of interest at the popular theastre that is pacling 'm In at oe's Theatres .........S. 14 c Omd t. SWEAM....1177 S Char e StM eTEATr ... s onl est. THEATRE.. Omnedl S. N ...A at. m l l S. UP*TO@AT! P1- r .kb TULANE THEATRE. When Klaw & Erlanger's production of the musical comedy de luxe, "The Pink Lady," opens at the Tulane Thea tre Sunday night, New Orleans theatre goers will enjoy for a second time an opportunity of seeing the prettiest production of one of the greatest mu sical comedy successes the American and European stage has known to date. This might sound an extrava gant claim were it not borne out by records and facts. In the past dozen years that this form of light musical entertainment has been crystalizing. nothing of this kind has been revealed. It marks a new achievement and the new trend in such presentments. Or iginally such an entertainment was loosely constructed and dependent one catchy songs or a few novelties in stage effects to pull it through. "The Pink Lady" is a complete effort in ev ery essential detail, however. It has a score composed by the most success ful contributor to the London stage, Mr. Ivan Caryll, who has long been identified with the Gaiety Theatre pro ductions. C. M. S. McLellan made the book and lyrics in an adaptation of the French farce "Le Satyre" by George Berr and Marcel Guillemaud, which ran for a year at the Palais Royal in Paris. Klaw & Erlanger has provid ed a wonderful company of 100 peo ple and a production which for exquis its taste, delicacy and harmony of color schemes and for verisimilitude has never been seen before. The score is played by an augmented or chestra and without a doubt is the greatest financial and artistic musical comedy triumph of to-day, and in the words of a pronounced critic, "The Pink Lady" is as delightfully fascinat ing and refreshing as a gushing stream by the dusty roadside. It is the one thing beautiful in musical comedy. The organization promised for next week at the Tulane is almost identical in every character that appeared in New Orleans last season, foremost of whom will be remembered Olga De Baugh, John E. Young, Georgia Har vey, Harry Depp, Tessa Kosta, Abbott Worthley, Elizabeth MacAfee, and a host of other local favorites, not for getting the glorious "Pink of Perfec tion" chorus of dancing girls and the New Amsterdam Theatre, New oYrk city, orchestra. AFRICAN HUNT PICTURES. The Paul J. Rainey African Hunt Pictures represent the absolute high tide in the gradual rise of the motion picture idea of entertainment, and are shown in this theatre as the result of a year of effort and an expenditure of a quarter of a million dollars. An ex ped'tion of over 350 men spent a year in the depths of the African jungles, and braved death from fever and wild beasts, in order that this wonderful entertainment might be presented. They will be seen here at the Tulaae !: :: . !: i •* ap.~: ..., .]H. ":. ... ..:. • ..- .-- ... - . -. ": •.::j~.:. '.. ,::: :..-: ./, ; bor the week of Dec. L Mr. Ralnes who is a millionaire sportsmae from 'leveland, Ohio, undertook his big game hunt t frst merely from the polt of sport, but he was the frst At esn big sme hunter to provide that be wonderful scenes he arw, and the trassO epeimcees he pased through heold be preserved for the delectation K the American public, through the medimm et the motion picture, clese de sed lecturer. Aeoompeyaylp his .puedtis was a larIse earp of estert toesi ser med ti letare era operators, and whenever there was a hunt to be undertaken, or a danger ous trip into the jungles, these intrepid men of the camera and film were in the forefront. The Rainey expedition consisted of 30 white men, 300 black men, 135 cam els, 40 horses, 60 dogs, 54 oxen, and 150 sheep on the hoof. Mr. Rainey, Prof. Heller of the Smithsonian Insti OLGA ry DEBAG A HEPIKLAY Jl Y 'ýýý'y , = 1 ·:a·--:: n···i·r-: --·l·:: OLGA DE BAUOH AS THE PINK LADY. --A 7'· Ir"";`"~: j~~~~r:i LAURA HDBON. N "TENUSSEW 8PARDNE"-LYRI THEATRE.-' tate, and others, and their personal retinues, met Mr. Allen Black of A-n tralia, and Mr. Augustus Outramn of the Fransvaal, at Port Said, and while tra reling to Nombassa, completed their plans. Dr. William Johnston was add ii as physician and surgeon, and Mr. Iphn C. Hemmert as chief on the stan ot potogaphers. At Mombassa the -omplete Sofal, or hunting aury, was arraigsd Black giants of the Wshkembahel lithe and agile swakes. _ thb sa wiryr Kavmle asmdl mse, the eea/sus arky M al, sand smart somelis, all African tribesmen noted for their endurance and other worthy qualities, accompanied the ex pedition, some as employes and car riers, and the remainder for the love 3f the sport. .Ir. Rainey's expedition cost him aver $250,000 and the time consumed was about one year. "TENNESWEE'S PARDNER" AT THE LYRIC THEATRL The glamour of romance which Bret Harte threw over the mintng camps, immortalisIng their ulches, their hills, their streams, and more than all their strange types of froetler humanity, ind living expression n "Tennessee's Parduer." Is not a dramatisation of, but Is suggested by Bret Hasrt's great story It has bees and is lse ot the moat po-lar hips oa Weswiean use by stock companies. On the contempo rary stage just as "Alabama" stands as the drama of the South, "Shore Acres" as that of New England, so "Tennessee's Pardner" stands for the West. which Bret Harte found in Cali fornia. and which Eugene Feld located on "Red Hoss Mountain." Because of its superior merit and his desire to give the patrons of the Lyric Theatre an opportunity to see the real human life comedy drama, Mr. Peruchi, actor-manager of the P'eruchi ;ypzene Stock Company, secured the right to show it here next week, coni mencing with Sunday matinee. It is a heart-story of the hills, by the same author who wrote Estha Williams' suc cess. "A Man's Game," that recently played at the Dauphine Theatre. It affords Miss Mabel Gypzene, the talented ingenue leading women one of the best opportunities given her this season. She plays that character around whom the drama centers. Laura Hudson will have another very strong emotional part. The other players will be finely cast. There is no gunplay or any of the usual things that happen in melodrama. It is a clean-cut show that will more than make good with the patrons. All this week "A Midnight Mar riage," written by the real melodra matic author Hal Reid, is drawing ca pacity houses. The Lyric Theatre is at the zenith of its busy season and Mr. Peruchi and his co-workers de serve the success. The drama is well acted and staged and everyone who enjoys a genuinely thrilling show from the first to the final curtain will find pleasure in "A Midnight Marriage." ORPHEUM THEATRE. The Orpheum is now on its eleventh week of the present season. In that time it has presented as many head line acts, no two of which have been alike. Next week will witness another headline act of an entirely different character. It is "Puss In Boots" an elaborate fantastic production that might be called a mammoth musical comedy, an Americanized English pan tomime or an extravaganza. It Is the most pretentious and successful pro duction ever offered by B. A. Rolfe, the prince of novelty producers. Four sets of beautiful scenery are used, most effective costumes are worn; the music is the best Mr. Rolfe has ever written, full of snap and ringing melo dies. The book is full of good fun, and an admirable company of twenty five musical comedy artists, among whom the star is Will Kennedy, play ing the role of old King Rumphiz, pre sents the production. The Interna tional famous animal Impersonator, David Abraham, Jr., Is sen in the title role. Other numbers are: The Jovial jester, Hary B. Inster, raudeville's elite entertainer. Five Juggling Mowatts. Kautman Brothers, Jack and Phil, in tuneul originalities. McCormack a4d Irving In a youathal lverslon, "Flirtology." Pre and Uno, auropean novelty. M-tioa views. mrtpho.y r betr CRESCENT THEATRE oginnig _ tior, 24 Matinees-Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday AL. H. WILSON VEE: K 1OF F('*. ............ ..... ...... . " A .\. N .\ l Il, \VIF): TULANE THEATRE Beginning November 24 Matinees- -Wednesday and Saturday THE PINK LADY WE:EK OF DI)EC. 1....................AFIC'.\ N III'NT I'I('TI'IIKS Orpheum Theater PHONE MAIN 333. ADVANCED VAUDEVILLI AFTEROSON PERFOREAINE AT 2:15 EVElil PERFORMANCE AT 1:15 PRICES ( nri-o10c, 25c, sOc, 75c. Box S..t. $1.00. Mfatim.-10c, 25c, SOc. Box Sw. 75c. TIoket Offloe Open Daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. LYRIC Phone Main 1379 PERUCHI-GYPZENE STOCK CO. MAuTINB:-s..., M... Pri. id Set. Beginningt O PRICES, Ios, 20c., 3oc., SOc. Sun. Mat. 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