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J. li3 SATURDAY, SEPT. 9th INTRIGUE! from~a Staaorvs Sensational Run The ttiumpb Amcruun i —--|5? - v Mary Carr Scores in Wm. Fox “Silver Wings" Its Simple Blit Dtatuntir Theme T.i.ifhes ffExperience AI F.vory Turn Urn* is n simple picture Unit is :is significant as anythin}: the clne lini has developed to date. In its intense and vital meaning. it is as profound as Hamlet, and in its vis ible manifestations it is too far above the vast majority of motion pictures. I tltas comedy relief, dra matic suspense, action and constat eney and it can safely lie said that its fundamental message is ns groat a work of iletiou as anything eman ating from llison. Shaw or Conrad. Once in a lifetime, may come to an observer of the stage or motion pietuie a work' so fraught with pos sibilities in radical human teaching as this seven reel photoplay. In social precept the picture is years ahead of the times, although Hie times are moving forward in this direction at a d:/./.\ rate of speed. From tin* analytical and siu cere people it ought to evoke some tliing illuminating. Tin* plot is sim ple. It concerns itself with a spoil ed hoy and a doting mother, luit it is a remorseless dissection of the terrilie consequences of family fa voritism. It i< primarily a story of mother love ami maternal sacri fice ami of wrenching family ruin am! desolation. Translated into terms of real life, this story is an epochal revelation of human pos sibili.ties in the home. "SIIVER. WINGS- 'WILLIAM FOX SPECIAL-PRODUCTION Tears and Laughter Alternate In Greatest Picture of American Home Life Keihcmbpred for ln»r magwilieent performance in “Over the Hill" Mary Carr, as tin* mother ami lead ing figure around which the plot of •Silver Wings" revolves, adds great ly to her growing popularity. No less successful are her several chil dren. who apiieav with her in the -upporting cast. •Silver Wings” N one of those plmtodrauins. unusual, to say tin* least, which moves one to wonder. !t is not easily forgotten, Bortroy itig the part of Anna Wehh. Mary Carr is the mother of a numerous brood, among which is Horry her favorite. Spe yields to ids every desire, to the extent that this hoy h> es his sense of proportion just as he grows into manhood. Meantime, the family lias prospered, and as it draws away from the poverty of early life. Harry’s ambitions take fanciful llights. He is drawn into the meshes of unscrupulous pro moters and flu* uncertain paths of night life. These entanglements lead gradu ally into pudiezzlemonts. which lie places on the shoulder of his broth er .John who from childhood had hoen tin* weakling of the family. .Joint, in desperation, disappears rather than tell his mother of Harry's duplicity. In themeantime Harry opposes the engagement of his sister to a workingman and she leaves. Harry then lias a free patii in the family and lie quickly brings the motliei: to financial ruin. The reuniting of the family again comes with the tiudiug of Harry in a cheap Bowery lodging-home where lie attempts suicide after two years of the direst poverty. Kven under these circumstances mother love is the dominant theme, and in her de clining years the mother^ forgets the misdeeds of the errant son and mice more the family starts out t" re trieve its fortune.