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TUH OMAHA sr.NDAY HKK: (HTOBKl, '2 IPOS.
How the Cameraphone Theater is Revolutionizing:
OT many p ople know the mean
a Itit mf "ciinwitphinif." It l a
VJ ti-wly coined word and in de-
sortptlve In Its-lf. mmilns
""iV "talking jilrt-jrr " Ft I tlre
! f rciine tf a new feat urn In the
ii .iiu ne v e loping moving pli-tut" b i fit
no If awi t he name of the huge corpo-ra-lon
maiiufa'turljig the ma1 hints thai
bear that name, an.1 is- the nam" of the
ih"IT In which l l.-y are shown In Omala.
S very few ytara ago the a im"' tne-nt
loving public was Ix'WiM'Tril when It be
held living moving picture a. Whh the
march of invention and propreeta II la now
enabled Id h-ar them ii'dually l.ilk anil
lilt IK nllTn-tii" a scene nn a mimic siuge
hern lif'-ai" t harar;ra In vaudeville-,
operatic or cinematic cntertalnnu nt perform
the entire art Ion with the fini'St of voices,
enunciation nnd I lio cream of dialects when
A young- Ongonian. Jjmrn A. Whitman,
la the Inventor nml til" "iimr aphone cenn
pany In making il a . nmin'rcial ieall:y ;u
a plnnl of :m.f siuai,- I'm t of working
floor space at Kb-vent 'i avenue ;mil 1'oity
thitd stn-e-t, Xi w York. Tl e Inventor
ilr-ani'il l)i dream none- than I " years
ago and bad Ihe traditional period of diffi
culties anil ohsiaclea to pass through To
day h la the rhk'f executive or one of the
moat wonderful enterprises In the amuse
mTii world. Ita gigantic possibilities can
only he rilmly perceived at present.
Like nil real Inventors he "buildod better
than ho know." The tremendous effective
ness, thr ravnlutionary nature of motion
picture exhibitions In which every charac
It. with moving lipa. gesture, action and
facial expression talks and sings hla or
her part, la Instantly evident. The perfect
llhiaiott of Hctual llfp. of talking-, breathing
flush and blood Is there, compared with
which the allent motion picture, even those
of the finest film-makers of tho world,
nrrin like statues in automatons.
Alter years of pii'irces In the art of mo
tion photography, when the most rx'iulslle
m r t s i ' i - aktll hint reached Ita moat daring
achievements mill the limit was. reached,
the next slip was dimly perceived In the
possibilities of combining the phonograph
principle with the motion film. After
ii ally two yours of very difficult experi
mental work the projected virion ami the
sound record are produced In perfect tml
aon lu absohtle s nchrony.
The atejia siicceoiling are iibvlon.4. As to
the i lit i-i ta iiinictit il made ponaiblc: First,
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Gossip About Plays, Players and Playhouses
I'SINF.SS may be dull, and the
political exiTtetneiit may be
Uiterf-t ring w ith the progre ss
of enterprise, but you wouleln't
think so if you went
to one of the Omaha theaters,
your Impressions from the re
suit of the
visit. Kuch of t!ie four theaters
busy all week, packed houses
Icing tin- rule
At the Hoyd a nondescript
variety entertainment was offered under
the- alluring title of "Follies of r.,"." ami
a little bit of everything was olfcn- l by a
company of clever vaudevtllians. It prove!
a snappy affair, good for the 11 It cn-
upicd, and was hugely enjoyed by those
woo went to see It. On Thursday evening
came one of the reigning sue cesses. "Tli"
Witching Hum." u strong and interesting
play. piesentiMl by a most capable com
pany. It proved worthy of all that bus be'on
aid in Its praises by the eastern prtas
At tho Uurwonii "Tin Devil" urew as we ll
a It did thr nigh e ither of the othe r weeks.
ml now holds the local record. It w-ll
be offered for six more performances, clos
ing Its remarkable ran on W e-. lie n.iay
night, when the stock company will leave
its happy home for the road, in order i.
I'ermlt David Wail'ie-M p, pi.,v ee nights
Norfolk, Gran I Island and Fremont w ill
be islti-d be ihe Ktirw.iod company 011
th s three- nights, and Hi.- ieo-il,. i,f
1 hose tcwn.s will lijvt- an oppoi tunny of
isecin? a production of "The D,vu' ih u
has been strongly approved by Oma hans.
The oipitcum had one of Its b gg. st Wcek.
and the Krug "turned em awa" .is usual.
Oltc Wollde-llt What l.le ilnnnlj ,-, . .,-
the Lincoln btute Joarnal m. iim w h 11 h
wioie of "The FeillUs of l.niT" coiling fnn-i
that hon:e of refinement and seat of 1 11I
luic t'i Omaha: -'It is about the sort ef
material to delight a typical (Jnuhj uudi
e .11. '.'" Does be me an that oniaha t'ol ;u
tire incapable of enjoying anything better,
or anything worse If such there he'.' If
he cloea be edeiuld come to omalu and get
H.eiueiintcd with the people and go to the
theater lor a Reason and luue- the large
varie-iy of folks who make i.p the auui
eiucn that usse-mhle from lime to time.
After litis e xperie'tice mayhap ,e would r- -vise
Ids i'tnnatee.r. valhei, n, inigt.t
reach the coticluKlon lh.it Omaha can fiu
nish a c inside raliie range In the way or
auilleiio. s. and that to say "tvplcal ' is t i
assunic' a tlogm.it Iain that Is bar.ilv fair
when rtfe rijig to any ot 1,1. in It is tu.,
tliat Oiuiiha folks did turn tmt in huge
nuiiilH-iK to see the ZLgfe'ld "review. and
4hjt mosl of tiioao who aiu ud d a.pat -tntly
enjoyed the experience, for they un
derstood the burleaeitie that wus off, red -an
casein i I r ipiin nieiii 1.1 mil appr.-e ,a
Uou of the efforts e .f the ae o r 111 ibis
field. But wiien Mia. Flske- was in om.ilia
lust sp(lng. giving i- wonderful 111.1 rpret.i .
Hon of Ibsen s eiv.it drum i, itosiuer
.holm, ' a yiao that appeal only 1,1 tin in-tclU-tt.
.she waa rewarded by audience
unite aa large and Just a euaiuaiasuc
ihosa ttiat greeted "The Fo.liea of !;."
Aiid llicsv wudieiues w.re as typical nf
omaba us these the Lincoln man reft-ia 1 j.
'1'heii, Just a shot 1 time ago the is-nph ,,f
Vutaha .'"id tltbutv to aA sviewtrety d:tf : ;:it
vati'Jrviile acts. aong duets, nu.irtets rnd
neat ' lioilhlea. ' 'fhn came drv.rontk
sketi l,i and little :.n-s Next op ras were
under, nl;en and versions of standard plaa
And Hits Is i he presi ni atage -nf ramrt
iiihoti" progreaa. but It is on'.y the l ln
ning of me frlgRntlc program which human
d-m.ir.ii is forcing upon the enterprise-,
which has clearly laid plans that ure Ir.tet
nation it in scipe. Krit-rtainnietit In every
civilized largu.ig" ll! W provided, the
orders fie- catn rtiihonea having ecme from
rv.ry nmntry nf South America nnd Ku
rnpe. hs well a many f'-otn Aei.i ami
Africa, besides, of courre. Australia and
Hawaii. The many patnta covering Us
devh ea have been taken by the cumpany
in many lands.
Ileadllner In Hie Tnealrra,
But Una is onlv the" Ixginmng. ameis
phone has "spoken tor Itself" tn leading
theaters, such as tiie (Irand opera house
and tile Harlem theaters In New York;
Tabor Grand opera house, Denver: HolKday
Eitreet ttv.iter. ftalfimore; Auditorium, ("ht
cago: t olonlal theater. I'.lchmnnd; HIJocj
theater. Atlani:!; National, H'lchestc r:
I yri . Mobile; l.yiic. Dayton: Academy
Norfoik, Ihe Cameraphone ttaicr st 1 te:t
Potiglas s'reeL in Omaha and scores of
otner theaters. In all places the catnera
piione iiaa been the sole attraction, the only
"hendllner" when used, and In all oaaea for
long engiigemems. In Denver, a few Sun
days ago. 11.1ft pereons attended the cam
eraphone performances In one day, and In
the amaller city of Paducah, Ky., the Sat
urday previous. 9 a0 persons attended,
while the Cameraphone theater In Omaha
haa ahown to lOUO persona In one day.
It la obvioua that the show tiae of the
Cameraphone Is launched aa a permanent
revolution In the show buslnena. When
many eltlea a.re literally suffering for a
lack of good bookings Ilia Cameraphone
theaters, for an admission price of only
Hi cents and 5 c ents for c inldren. will
show the produrtlcma makinir the hi lilts
In New V'cirk and Ijondon. At this theater
all tastes are supplied with all forma of
Imagine not only the best stape enter
tainment of today being made available
to Omaha as quickly as New York, but
the same principle being aplled to educa
tional alma, religion, science, etc.. and all
being made permanent history to give the
generations hence a sllnirww of life today.
TIIKATKII, H'3 DOICI.AS BTREKT.'
lpe of play. "Hen Hut'." and showed
that the reverential treatment of a holy
sentiment Is also understood and approved
lure, and tlu'se audiences were "typical,"
loo. And s'lll another example may be
cited: "The Devil." a satire, grim and un
relenting, fascinating In Its brutality, and
attic) appealing solely to the intellect, is
still running at an Omaha theater, draw
ing large audiences at each performance,
although It Is now carried over 'into its
fourth vei'k, and of these audiences It
might also be said that they are "typical."
The n e-.ich afternoon anil evpnlng of the
we-e k other Omaha folks in considerable
numbers gather to see the -vaudeville bill
thui is spread hcfoio tliem at another
III: musical future of Omaha Is
ve ry iuip ): t.l 1. 1 to the musicians
of Omaha and of the towns aei
Joiiiu.g. It is also of aune im
pel lance te the cither interests
of Omaha, although that phase
of the subject diss not yet appear to be
The ""act r"ii.iins. however, Hot just now
thi'te Is a critii-al uiotr.ini. For there Is
a spit it i.f music- in the c ircuin.iinbictit
at iiio-ph.-i'o, and pei po are he-ginning to
dise u-s and to ;ake- si h-s. It is a very
""" I sign in a c oiiiiiiiiiiity wln n peojn-.
begin to take bides; unit Hie- warlare m-'-el
11 'i necessarily he hurtful or harmful. " Dif-lei',-nce'
of opinion." uiioiii Diviel Haruui,
"is whal inake-s horse races "
And :t Is dif r--re:'e . of op nmn which
iii.ck-s th" In ted Stales a mosl interest int."
t'lae In w hich I" i.'.-ld. j.i. r at Ihe pri se nt
1 ue 1 no 111 . li is diffi'i-e ni c of opinio;, which
m-'ki-H it posHihle for the- people ed' the
West to hear Ihe gr-at oiateus of the east,
u d for toe spellbind"! of Ihe west 10
east li e ul. 1111 1 11 of Hi, ir glinting speec h
over lb Ic arts and s. l:se-s i f the tint i
m'llar .-; ft.
If ! dit fclellc e 11!' OOl.'liou U llle h r 1 1 .4 k . K
ti possible- for the ivnplc to l a . e Taw
coiiris. .in.l i; ihe law com la to liaxe
Jtclnes in tu t. I have- l.e.nd 11 w l.ls
pered t'-ai w.-ie it not for tn,s .iiff.-re nee
of cp i.ioi. and the wombum! n sshllr ic a
of us i.iniitn ailons. m my u log law nun
weeold h ive b .11 s.-ttl d -.Mil of conn' f,.
the ben. til cf ihe ehelil. 11 si.-a-l id "in
cocrn" t. r he-ne!. t .,f Ihe lawyers.
It s d l'fe leiie e of oj.:ii ii which makes
bus, 11. ss 01 prac tice possible for a do. toi
win. b. h-v.s in 11. ; 'vymei:! 01 ni.-dical
pr.iclue which uims I 1 e-oiuluit cltf-'.tse by
the use of remedies wh. b prodjee efieets
ebti. i, iu' from tc, pi 11, in. ed by 1 he
s-cia! uise.'M- ir. ii.-I 1 Ard which also
iiu.l.. I. i-u.e-s or piaitee p. s!l,- for a
doctor wjio Wlieves' in Ihe system of medi
cine whose theory and prut-lice ts that d:s-tas-
Is (iii.., i,v remedies which produce
en a h.uliliv erMeii etf. is "similar" to
III. ,-v nipten.s ,,f ,,. 1 cellipl.iint.
j L d.l t' ' II' of ei il loll w i t h l;i :Ul It
I t s'ibht f- r.li."i.- wlu (e.-t-.-v lu tiic T1I11-'
No lesson s so Impressive aa on of ar
lion; no wr tten advertisement so powerful
aa the h iinan obi. i t sson. In polities I.
evil! revolutionize1 oh m aigi-.s The run-dldqt-
for state nnd national office will
tie eiuihh d now to r" "k and nprear in acori s
of cities and town t ne same night. His
ciiatm of manner. U,. very personally, as
well as h.s views on llv issoi s of the cum
('Sign, he con persorui l!y drie houi" to ii;s
h .' rers
( lean Kntertalnnienl lor 411 liisaes.
Ttlere Hie sec en i -' I ih.m.'-- in 1 lie
I'nlteil States u-lrg c "n iv.cim phone taiklng
plrtutes. The (tniaiia 1 'a :net apiione theater
has been o.en uti v a little more than a
month, but alre ady liv wonderl ul enter
tainment it affntds litis become famous
In this city with the result that e ery
minute during the day and evening per
formances the pce Is packed. Kighi
pi rfortnances are ghen daily except Sai
urciuy and Sunday, when It is the custom
to give ten shows, each bistlnar cute full
hour. Fx ept the two iliiy.t just mentioned,
performances are given from one till five
and from seven to e)een, with a complete
change of program twice a week. VWd
nesdav and S.tmlav. D. C. Mcloin the
machine oper.t.oi at this Iioii.mc is one of the
oldest and probably the most expert camer
aphone opernlar In the country. In ad
dition to the cameraphone islking pictures
tha Omaha house alwuvs allows a reel of
silent films and a sweet toned singer mugs
one of the latest songs, llttstrated.
II la no uncommon thing to n-v as
many as half a dozen automobiles stand
in front of this house at 10 Douglas street
whllei the owners are within enjoying the
show. The Omaha Cameraphone theater
is enjoyed by the very best people in this
community who step Into thin place at al
most any hour of the day or night, as
the fancy may strike them, and often
they will go blocks out of their way. for
an hour's entertainment. Il can truthfully
be t-.;id that in the Omaha Came'raphone
theater a picture has never been shown
wide h did not come up to the highest
moral standard and the owners are positive
In their assertion that nothing will ever lie
offered which will offend the most deli
cate moral senses.
Considerable comment was caused by the
very rapid constructiun of the Omaha
Cainerophone house, for when It was de
cided to open nt Fourteenth and Douglns
streets all the mem who could he obtained
were put to work and In only a few days
the building was changei! lato an amuse
ment house. It is very e onvenient to all car
The place is built on the order of a
regular theater. Is perfectly ventilated nnd
kept warm and comfortable. The front of
tho place-, aa shown In the accompanying
picture, is a male of mirrors and electric
It Is perhaps- Interesting to know thnt the
financial Interests that formed the Camera -phone
company last June e-enter In some
nf the most prominent banking hou-es on
lower Hreiadway. Tho e-onipany is capital
ized on a share basis of L',iX.'iO shares,
with a par value of "." cae ii. I if this none
htiM been offercei fur public subscript ion.
It being uttderwrtt 'en privately. The hun
dreds of thousands of dollars required to
launch the business were invested by no
The president is the original inventor,
Jamea A. Whitman, who today has per
sonal supervision of the big plant in
The. vice president and general manager
Is Carl He-rbort. a name not unfamiliar to
the thea'rical profession. While Whitman
Is conducting the production lletherl ar
ranges the distribution. In his ten ye irs"
ue tlve experience In the theatrical business
Carl Herbert e'nvercil a broad and rliversi
fled field of work. At one time an actor,
then stage ellree tor. aeiap'er of plays, he
was a stock menagcr and lessee of several
theaters which he built up with his own
stoe k organization. Originally a ni'wspaiier
man In Philadelphia. New York and Wiesh-
theater, and. seemingly, they enjoy Hi'
variety of amusement and eiilerlaiumi nt
set Ix-fore Ihcm. And at another theater
the melodrama and the "thriller" ate wor
shiped most ilovoullv by their devotees.
And are not these assemblages, too. to be
catalogueel as "typical?" Omaha is .surely
a city of cosmopolitan Listen, and to .say
that any sort of show draws a "typical"
audience here is putting it a Title strong.
Please. Mr. Lincoln Man, don't you
The "Three Twins' comes to the Hoyd
theater for four nights unit Wednesday
matinee, commencing Sunday, OctoLcr -i.
it y to meet and assemble in the varauna
e liuri'h edifices of the coinitiy and sing and
pray and worship the Trinity in tl.e'ir own
way: At.d which makes it possible for the
church across the street, if you wish, to
take no stock iii the 'i'rin'iarian theories
unil worship God in its own wav. It is this
difference ' f opinion wiiii-b makes it pot-l-ble'
for churches to exist on the most di
And so on. one could keep citing hislat-. v
after instance eif the prevalence of dif
I' n nee of opinion.
Hut the above will le.- sufficient.
The point which Is pressing Itsoif to th'
' aitiVHinn, in all thai has preceded this
I Htatement. is that the musical people ba vi
lli! monopoly on ihis uiifc r'iict- of opiaeu:.
This coluinii ciiilaineti some sent lioe-nts
on this line last tindav morning, b.i; it
wus only touched in paasing, and lie- 00-
j ject now of rev iv ing the .subject is u niak.
lone last appeal to the thinking pi'ople-for
1 then' is 110 lealv'citioti in the others- as t
ithe unfairness of the usual cry that 'The
1 musicians tthould g.-t logether."
I P. bus always occurred to the wiiter of
1 this .Siihhuth al off. i.iig railed the riiu.-i.
I i-i.l'.iiiiii of Tiie Jice. t lite 1 the remark found
1 Its origin in the careless thouiiiils of .11,
I miieical or iinsyniput ielic outsiders w )-o
I did not cure for music. Hut as tic snows
j of winter begin le) throw their first faint
ifiakes an. 01. g Ihe hairs of toe wiil"r's
- Iie-ud. as tin- veals go ciuickly by and o:'c
j sees fathers whom be knew as ci'-i.li 1;. in
othe r w 01 eis as The Lie e s muslcul H ioiu.-r
i grows tii-'ti- ielTeeiive, be be-Ue-ve-s lii;.;
this i-e muik originates amungsi 11c.se .an
I of a certain jealous class, music ians w oo
! do nothing in public work themselves and
y.-t wiej ore vt-iy clopi'iit ill tie Ir opin
ions of what eithe-ts do.
it is ulinust certain thai tie- niouus
eper.mdl ;s s ciel- iug like tins; .MiHteiue.s
who arc w orking eui nest l , aeiiously, con
scientiously, have no time for anything ex
cept t..ai kind of woik. and their Intciesis
are ahsolute ly along that line.
Then along e eiines a musician who wants
everyone to drop his Sei sous and succ K.-f il
work and 1 in with sonic advefUmer "f
.'..,.. ;. Ii.eti 1 . f,r . .u.eh ,rni -1 . i,-. v. ,i l.i liil.vi.lii.il
.jaja - !
Ington, lio hail wide exK'iici! -e in t!i-.''
business e nd of the the-ate-r. As inan tger
of lh Manhattan theater for Harrison j
Grey Fiske. as manager for Mrs. Patrick
Campbell and In a slmiHr capacity in the j
v rem ma ti and Ihllingnani offices, he may
lie said to know the theater business unite
thoroughly. While Mr. Whitman is work
ing out new problems In manufacture', new
processes In sound reproduction, new run
atruction of michanlsms. new effects in
film preparation, with a score of expert or
aiatants. Mr. Herbert is working vut a new
departure In the field of use.
lu charge of the- details nf the "field
ope ration'' depart tnent Is M. D. Wilson, a
-kiilful advance age-nt and tireless business
manager of years) of experience In the
theatrical field. He knows the country as
the palm of bis hand. As to the various
departments of the plant, a visit Is the only
mean of knowing Ita Interest and wonder.
How (ho Picture Are Made.
While hundreds of thousands of people
daily attend the then era throughout the
couiitty. and fro came rjphone perform
ances. it is doubtful if one In ten thousand
has any Idea nf the process by which they
arc prepared - if the cn-at capital and labor
tv'ipiired. The m-'terial for pi oduci I in.
sketches, nets and plays Is p.-'t-sp.I
on from the ofl'li I in ot t e e.ooM-inc I
when approvcel. to the. stage diteiiors.
who have '.Hid years of experience in
staging all kinds of product t uis. TH.w.
eiiel) VC-eeli ilire, t f;-nin ir-rmi I e. f 1 e. . 1., ICi
actors and actrossis for their pt ilnct ,ons.
The material is first carefully laid out
and Ihe pcrfornn'i'S Who are to mak" I In
voice records study their lines. Tin
"rei'ords" muM be made separately from
the pictures. The talent the c'minany bus
f 1 lie l l- contract for this work ineliide.s the
best known "rcc.ird-mak"rs" and foremost
theatrical tahnt ill the land. If an opera
Is being produced all the principals tiiul
tin' members of the chorus must be VocalK
chilled. Aft'T the orchestra rehearsals
lire completed the u sh -n 1 1 d ; i )' sings 'he
opera into the recording pronoraphs.
From the "master record" so produced a
copper mold la made elect riea'.ly and 'he
wax is molded therein Into hiimlreils id
duplicates-as ninny as may be reu ilt ed
When finished, a set of records, giving all
the sounds from the opera or other act arc
given to the stage manager, who. In one
of the three .spacious ri'hearsal halls, elrllls
his actors to the accompanying sound of
with the full prestige of a. tuctropolitnn
success behind it. having tun five
months in CI, hi. go at the Whitney
opera bouse and eight months In New
Yolk at the He rald Si lare theater.
and which r iv id the unanimous
praise of lie- entire New York press as be
ing one of the smartest musical plays pro
duce el In years. Joseph M. t elites has
spared no expense in the mounting of tins
a 1 1 1,11 I ion. costuming is gorgeous, seeni'iy
magnificent, and the electrical effects be
wildering, and the finale of the first act
is said to be one of the mosl elaborate
pace of mi'e tuinlsm that has ever been
placed on the stage. It shows nn aer'n1
circular swing with six beautiful show
Music In Omaha Past, Present, Possible
and the aforesaid musician ebjccls and Jr.
e-liiies. Heiicefoith there is only one- cry
lo nieike "Ah, i here vent are; von e an do
no hhig. Ihe musicians are jealous; ll.ey
Won't get together."
Don't you see'.' It is uiiiie impossible- and
aliMird lo attack the' musician's good woik.
for it speaks for Hse-lf; he Is being known
hv his iruits. Ho the ilisgruntleil advocate
of the traveling Don (Juixote contents him
self Willi n geiier.'.l nuilciiii tlon on the pub
ih ininisteis of rtusii , nnd ant-ounces con
fident 'ally to his frl'-i.els that there . ed.l
be- gre'iit Ihingp- eloiie "if the in isie iaas
would only v i t .to i th. r."
Now i in-1 1- is a .ni l r- ,n of opinion oil
music il matte-is aiit"i- lu. s.c'ai au-t
ihey do no! owe the world or themselves
dir.- apoici;.,' tiieie'foie. T.ii are e it
tainly cutiibd to t'n-ir difl'-ieiiiis e,f 0(1.11
ion as Well iis the demo rats mil lepubli-
cans, tin docloi.-e aitd '.Li
the counsiT for the . -aim iff and 1
S.'l for tile defe-lllluut.
For the last time, ihe ai.
of musical affair.- in The- 1
it consideration ot this suhi
id I ecu d' 1'
1 01a als fo.-
to the fair
play of his leaders, and if Ihe spit It of
"fair play" Is di ud, in heaven' iiaiue woal
Dm tors a.e ju-l as "na r 1 ovv -111 iid'-d as
mus. clans u;e ami l be. An .illopaihu
physician mil never s.-nd mi to a liome .1-
paihli' physiei M to a Chnslla.i Sci.-u. .-
pi aclilii'i. -r during Ins nils uce. It in- aa.v s
I." Weiulel u is inn ale.ob.lcly ii-cosaiy to
A tl Mli" l ulu 1 ainlld it- w .11 l.oi go
around t.-'.kiug au.1111 tin- virtue's of Ins
opi'iuu m . .il.ociUHii lie liiu eilhe A . I . i
hll-.l next Clii-istlnas utter ti is aM nu-r.
Doctors chill t g- I together.
Politicians doll' I get 1 Igeihel.
Clergymen elori'l g, I leeg.il.el.
People .Ian 1 gel together iii am;i.ii-
I X I pt '.t o.-IS. U'lel lo.'K il' the tl le II 'V
have been gelling themselves lulu! U 11
tlm doctors of one "scliool" get togeti.cr;
thet elelgy of line "belief" get together;
the poli'ici HIS of oue "party" get toge tlii'i
And o it is Willi the iniisi, ii.r,s
Musu luns of one iH-iie-f get toge-th 1- t-tt
('fti ni r than anyone thinks.
A.id at pre ill toe: tl.ffvielKc of vpuue i.
IXTKP.IOIt VI KW OF THK
tie phonograph tendering the voices and
Meantimo In the scene shop the scrnh:
artists are-i painting the scenery and car
penters nnd property men are busily build
ing. Then the company assembles on the
staf;e. Here in the glare- of nearly 1"0.'eno
oaii'.lb'pi'Wor light, the scene is re- "iiacted
lu absolute unison with the phonograph,
wliii.) the whirries moiion caui'-ia takes
Then the1 film goe S( to its baths lu the
developing rooms, wheto big drums on
which it is wound revolve In tanks, wllh
electric motor gear junl power.
With negative completed, the prints or
poBitivcs tire made from it. Many hundreds
of prints can be made from one negative.
Then, with their a;nroprlule "titles,"
St KM'. FRM "THK
Til IS W'KF.K".
girls in baskets .ind while revolving the
swing is illuminate -I with L'.''.t incandes
cent lights, making a gotgeuus spectacle.
The cee.sl IS beaded by Victor llol 'ey. who
was identified with Richard Carle In "The
Siiiug Chicken," nnd ercHteil the tl'lc
role- hi the "Three Twins'' when the show
was first produced In the Whitney opera
house' in Chicago. Others are George S.
Trimble, Kva Fallon. Kichard Hat'tlett. W.
ii. WooilHiile-, Maud Demarset. Delia Niven,
Ruby Ray. Frank .Smith, 1". P. Howeu.
Floivnz Kolb. A1I.1 Italeman, Marie Nas
kow and a large chorus.
j To the Jaib'il
1 Hi' World ' is a
'goiT "The- Top O'
If your amusement
as to the proper stanuaril of music for
Omaha is the only difference of opinion in
tin- pt nf esslon to annum; tu anything.
As .pointed out last S'ltnlay. there la 1
ilifferincc of opinion as to whether 11111. ilia
should go h.u k to Its dignified position
iitnl its former high standai d. of whether
it shall c ijiii i.u' to I. t Liiiculii e'.it ry the
b. Hitler, when liu.aoa migli1 just as well.
The p, . s f.,i ( ,;i,.iha : Th' I is fond
Of l.ilieiiln. I SI eci.dlv SO is jlS 1 1 1 1 1 M I ti' 1
l otnini'iitaior. I e ans' ii has tiea'i'el h.in
royally. I hi' v. l ii he I.e. . s Lincoln no;
Ihe h ss. In- lov i s Omaha I'lore. an 1 wants
otiiiti.il to . airy He- musical hahm r of uie
st; t. . tl! hi , if li-.- ipt.vUuu v.e'ie oue I
of h.i.-e ball til, el the l-enmilit Hull- ill I.I.I- ,
tutu, vv I n it hoi:)J and cemhl b.- i,i
Ouloha. Ml' falii. '.'.ollld be hack of The- li j
music i.ej.,.1 inn i.t. put there are not j
eiiifo;!. iin,s;i-;ii lai.s ela. for musical fins
to s!ai; i ' ! a 1 1 n .
tlf lOil'.-e, ht-i-iii i- a dif f' i cine of opiu
hi:. Tuei'e iti.. oi,:.:;. vo" sa: "WlUtS
ihe- ;.-. so long ,,s il h iitiv w l.i iv'.'" Others '
sa.v : 'Don't he in a hurt;,: it will coin.-I
iii! tUht after a-.vich ." others su; :
"V hat's tin u.- id anv tiling, any h ivv , J
th, ii- a u l in. use in imti.lt; , iiuhovv." ;
Tni'te- at. n. .ill ' ltj. i.llt-ei w lose ilpllliollS
. hi ii, hi" ex.utlv as to ic." iiiiiucil spirit,
and it i.s i.ti.rlv used, -s for tie- disgruntle et
..ml ti.e unseeing one s to raise the- false .
hue' c;.d civ that lie ii.il li T.i lis are j.alo.s
.in.l .i:-.ieis and Vol.; g.-t logeth.-l . Mat j
the .,i.-ilg V'.olil- le.i.iin ill 'in ini.t-y-- it is
'he 1 .il.Cis. eUV.o:- -eol.' ill UIIV lllle of
WOlk Wb.e VVOll ! !. tog, to. I ' Willi li.'"'!
who ail' known ml iihiiiift d with only
what is I., s.. An I l e v alone'
It is Wi'il the .el It
-I ,p a. .1 .' Ill-;"' Pi
i; d tor of I l is mo
-. Omaha Mr Cail
I ,glt halel e.f felloW-
..! w-ll wish. ti a'
lea I col a inn w eii-orie
,h. -ki ff tu llosi
vv l o w ,11 ; i '.' u nd f i i 1 1 . la v in Omaha,
I e".l.ks ',, lie ell... : f' e "lie Itlolls W 'li 'I.
were alluded tei ii. this cieliiiiin last Sunday.
Mr. Sobi-ski is a baritone anil a leiich'T
e.f sluginif. and he will b a valuable
liiiu t to Omaha musical e ir.Tes, for bis
leput.etior.. which has traveled bete long
lector.- b in. is that i f a man who vv ukl
I ,r the hinTier ami bett.-r and serums tiiitika
in the reuliil ft alt. He w ill be an tiispua-
k vt . '
v. ' 1
'A M K II A PI ION K THEATKP..
photogiaphed from large lettering. ;
films tire- pul on reels and taken down
stairs and put on the projecting machine
which gives the enie-rpriso its ti.iine. Its
special pnever of synchronizing iAth
phonograph i irds. which are now
nho'iographs behind the screen,
tildes the skillful operator to give
spectator the mystifying illusion of a
fectl reproduced huneiu tie? foruiaucc.
As the- voh es come .in -etgh the sheet
directly back of the- moving; Hps of the
petfoimi'i the et'Cecl is absolutely human.
One forgets the photographic brown
color f f the linage (which will noon give
way to colbt s in c ameraphone show si and
iSpace forbids the telling of the whole
story. It baffles prophecy and descrip
MIKADO" AS SHOWN AT CAM KK A
appetite has been cloyed with the rich and
1 ineijge'st ible In musical eutei taitiment. you
! should take "The Top ft' th" World'" as all
.1 11I idol e. Tim key note 'if till that is played
'and song and ilnicd in "The Top o" Th
I World" is novelty and n-lle f from the'
I stereotyped. Alan Dale said of "The Top
I O' Th' Woild ": "I love its downright.
regular t rlple-pla led grotesipic nun-tense
! Why, It takes .tears off of four hie. The
Collie ballet is an' a linirah!" idea which
, gives one a sense of 1 cf resliiueiit . Kailey
and Austin 'deliver Ihe goods' throughout
'the' evening. Kathleen CliiTord. young.
: marv I'lously thin and dehgiil fully agile
1 does not seem lei know hovv go-id she ts."
"Tho Top O" Th' World slun k Ihe fancy
, of New York so forcibly I ha I Its predicted
run of two weeks at tin' Majestic theater
! lasted four and one-half months, and then
( t broke all thi atrie.il pi 1 1 clients by nio
1 ing down to II road way, raising the prices
lion and iipliohl''!- of old.- ihe I .11. ai 1
tin le is fi large v.iib' spac e for him In
Oman, 1. and for anvoii' e 1m- v. hose work
Will show th- eiif tiTi-lii-c be-twcin a high
and a low stun ..int. Luetics unil gentle
11 '-ti. Ml. Carl Hole ske
THOMAS ,1. KKI.I.Y.
M lllleal oles.
Miss Lii.'ila Ml. -ii ami Miss Lili an Kb-h
am line.- ih." tost of a si 1 i,-s of iu.l
I'-cltals to be- -.iven liionlhly al Ita l.vl;.
the-.ller. Th" lOlllel on. Will he 1 11 .S'liVI-lll-
he-i 1;. Infoi uiiil r. e .i.ls will al-n 1,. giv.u
on S.iiilidiv afle-iioo'is in re'cital hell
espe elilllv eh -il'l- 'il to'- slill'intS.
The Hobo; 1 ' 1 1 .-'. -a . 1 1 -u schocl oicli.strn of
ti.llle lle-l'ih- 1 S evil! .'elide. 111.- lull,, Wlllg
prom, no Wo!,,, w,:in eveling o: I li.- s. I I
.1110.101 ii.,,, S. ..moller .4 Mil. -H.-r leil'iling
iii: Fill. III! l l ' I I'll' Si ho. I will be
,'.;-! - ,l ie ..!-- Marina Gl .c ln. soiucno,
Ac nis i, j, in -, nml all .nusu- InVi-is are
eiitdlally .ii.-t. I'd:
I'.'t in.- 4 I. "i !-'. I i. ii. r.ini.ha user"...
All'i-l'tto. llolll S.IIle In) t v o v ioiltiS
Ul,.1 Ol'e lie -I II MeehZkoWski
.M -s G-'e- .Mi-Pill. i,: Miss l-ieiidce
A 1 Hun .
Ave M n a I. .'
M iss Ma rll. a 4i 1 v 111.
Halli.il t.inl polonaise Vieuxt nips
MiS li'iniee All 1 1 1 1 1- iMj.) , 1 si : ,1 .
Two . X , e I o float 1 'a pt 1 , M 1 11101 11 '
111 Fuel. n in 111 nt 11,1 Kr.tren'v ...Necin
I l'. hesl I it I -, ,v- (,, . I I I 'us. .'d"t,
"T'I" I 'V .1" ni Life ii, , i led- ll
I low 11 ii. I'..- I--.,, , Itonahl
.Miss lire 1.1.
Col , e- .' i I , I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ! 1,11 1 1 1 I , .1 11. IS.
'ii-.'ie. e.,--y a ! .s . . . . v i.-ni.i w sl.l
iliio- M lii de.
"l" I - ' 'eh .1- ". , P.row n
I l.lb r I' ' u.iii:.. eel !ue NaKolll.- ' lUI'lt
1 bib lee follow leg iiiiiiihn miiilciaiis ha ',
01 a.H! ize.l P i ihe 1 l, pi.-, 01 k vii. g a series
01 .oieeris in lunana and vicinity el iritig
the c i.minu wini. 1: .vims l in' (Jmisi'v.
-opiauo: Mi s F-sj A..1..11S. violinist; Miss
Fsti. I Holt' ! 1 i, 1, st. I.ilvvai.l li P.O..
li.il-eloi.li; S S. II en ilol, Lass; I'li.i.les
I 'o.lk . Ul Con ..ll isl ,c VVCllk Of I,., 1st of
'h. ..hove is ii.'clliuv in 11 number .1
lilliall.t flct.pl.- woo have lli-.tt .1 th.'UI Ue
1 u,i . ri w..i k To. 1 I :h h.,i s,-v . 1 a I 01 1 1 . f
to'vn el'.g.iut lllelli s a! p. 'soil. but will
tll.lSe ilS hull O'o.ih.l . Opl lll., e IO Mi).
tin. I. .1- ; al t,e F1.1I Presl.vte ri III 1 hiire ll.
I'riinis Poller v.TIi I, gin rehear tig i i-
billilo, 1 1 li- 1 1. 1, 1 ! 1 1, iillli gl.llici ol, iie'Sll.i next
I I el.e.v Veiling A eoiieeil Will I-' given
eaily ill Dec. 11 b. i Mr. Potter has .1,.
gilg'd Sag lift Guhselpe I eltlll- ol N. W
Veerk City, a i..,iiieie,l.i.i.-i who bus never
been heard .11 1 "nana. Mr. p. time has
played hiloiv .lilical U'ld.eile.s Hi all th
iast.ru Hies i ll ' f whom were loud ill
Hull puis... ul bis wondirlul nn'i.d.ilin
i t t
tion The "hest evidence is the box office,"
'i Is said. .11 d the rvld'-nce here efimcs al
most entirely from theaters where the
more' intelligent of the nations theaier
goers fiiul a veritable "mimic worlei" of
eiilertaltiine-nt In this herald of a new
epoc'i lii amusement, instruction ami cx-
The- Omaha Cauieiaphonr theater Is a
pel nuineiit I list il ul Inn owned by KrupP
I. II tie. who will continue to give?
Ihe- Omaha public the best 111 talking
and s.lent pictures which may be wit
nessed by I lot youngest children whom it
will educate- by illustration along- Hum
that schools cannot Htlempt. The enter
tainment will be interesting to all and of
fensive to none.-.
PHON K THKATKR
of admission and filling the Casino tbeatei
lo capucity with delighted audiences foi
Heveral weeks more. Following this re
markable re cord "The Top O' Th' World
came to Chicago, ami established a new
summer ree-ord feel- business in this city
playing sixteen wee-ks through the- hottest
weather to houses that were crowded tn
the doors, and winning the enthusiastic ap
proval of every critic In the "Windy City.'
ih spit.- the sometimes pessimistic attitude'
of Chicago when a New Vol k success
conies to town. This company Is coming
to the- Itoyd Willi the- same cast and the-sBiiie-
production that appeared In New
York, for three nights, commencing on
Thursday. October -."J. A matinee will be
played on Saturday.
Forrest Duff portraying the part of the
Alaskan In the original comic opera of
that title, was l.tst seen west of Chlcag
with "The- Princess ebb" opera compien.
In T'l. Mr. Huff has 1101 always been an
opcrulic singer, but was lor some season
ei gaged in ilrumatic work in leading stock
companies and was with many great stais
He was a promim-nl incuilicr of tho late
Madame Janattsc heck s t ompuny wiien
t lilt I distinguished altisle tlliide her fare
well tour ul this count 1 y . Mr. Huff Is the
baritone of "Tut- Alaskan'1 company and
has hignly elisl inguislied himself by bis
artistic rendition of some of ilia beautiful
numbers of thai usja.
For the' third time the ilcirwood theater
manage, uent has found it necessary to pro
1. ng tin' run of "The- Devil" in order to
appease the desire of the throngs that con
tinue 10 flock to the pei formaiiccB. This
time lh' announce inctil ts made that He
ld,!, will nine hide Its phenomenal run
next Wednesday evening, at which tine
the t hii t y-miit h consecutive pcrformum ,
will i.e given, on this occasion a suuve iiir
piintogiapu of Lloyd Ingiabain as "The
Devil" will be presented to thoa in at
tendance. These Seiiivellir phol ogra phh wll:
also be given out at the final matinee of
"The Devil" next Tuesday afternoon. Not
only cvct.v iritie m Oinahu. but every pei
soti who has sen his clever delineation,
ugree liuit le Is a most worthy "Devil."
keenly alive tu th- great peisslblllties ol
tin- cll.ir.ie.lcr so far us regards ita tie
Velopincnt in tin' plav. This record rut
will positively t'-t initiate the coming Wed
nesday evening Mailiie.s of "The ilaviT'
Will he giv.-n to.la . and Tuesday.
Pie pa 1 an. his f, .1 a truly massive produc
tion of D.iviel It. lasco s "The Girl of the
Gcdib 11 We-at" are- progressing nicely ai
Ha- H111w01.1l. wiiiie the piece will b.;
seen for lie we-ck Blurting Sunday, No
venib.r 1. The- unprecedented run which
Th. De'vil ' is enjoying Is tin- means ol
permuting exlia pulns to he taken with
"The till of the Gulden West " and th
H.u wood Block is availing itself of tlx
Circe- Weeks ami a half lo rehearse th
to w plav dalle liu Idiriuil to the produc tion
no- F.lka luartet of Council liluffa
will diseouise vocal mrludy ut every pei
f ijriiu nee.
'1 hue Sekt V 11. gilt DaMil Warfleld Will btglll
u tine,- nights' engagement at tha Burwood
healer, prise nting, uneii 1 David Lclai, o a
direction., bis most notable aueccnas, 'Tin