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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 16, 1915)
THK OMAHA SUNDAY BKL: MAY 1H. 1915.
Jl iorrMksins Celestia Wfj--.
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Historians, pause ! Literateurs, mark down the day !
Men and women of the people, prepare for a mental feast. Tomorrow
begins - the' most inspired story and motion picture ever produced
-one , that c will t&ke its place among the beloved tales, of all time.
It is said that a classic is never recognized by the people to whom it
is first presented; and only posterity gives it, its due.
But if the reception that has been accorded so far to "The Goddess'
by those who have been privileged to know it is any criterion to
its further acceptation, it will surpass in popularity any book ever
written and any drama ever played on stage or screen.
It is a novel of Gouverneur Morris and has been made into a moving
picture under the auspices of the .
OMAHA DAILY BEE
by the eminent organization of the
Btieflyr the story is this :
Cclcstia, reared; in what the has been
taught is Heaven and made to believe
herself divine, comes into the busy
world to redeem all sinners. In her
innocent unsophisticated manner
and bedecked in flimsy draperies, she
comes face ; to face with vice and
hypocrisy and conquers it.
At firt the world jeers tnd hoots her. ,Thea
it fears her and stands" aghast at the force of
her unexpected power., .Finally, they fall
before her, worshipping.
At the same time, the Triurmrirate of
Millionaires are attempting to capitalize
her vogue to their own profit.
The name part in the picture is taken by
Anita Stewart, the wood nymph, the sprite
of airy-fairy manner, the nimblest, most
delightful creature to be viewed anywhere
Earlc Williams, fascinatingly adored by a
world of femininity is Tommy Steele, the
earthly lover of Cclcstia. Frank Currier
. plays Barclay, the plutocratic, bcureaucratic
millionaire, office in Wall Street;
The rest of the cast includes actors and
actresses well known to American theatre
Ralph Ince has personal charge of the stage
direction and the whole Vitagraph organiza
tion has gone to every end to-help make this
equal to its possibilities which are infinite.
The story of Gouverneur Morris begins to
morrow night in the
AHA DAILY BEE
. . . , . - . , .
The author is GOVFERNEUR
MORRIS, famJ as Amertca
best venter of tftylts. The seen
oris author is CHARLES IF.
GODDARD, who 'wrote Tke
Exphsts of Elaine? ett
Tie producing company is TUB
TION. "The Goddess herself is ANITA
Tommy Steele ts EARLE WIL
LIAMS Tfu director is RALPH INCE
The publisher of the story is the
OMAHA DAILY BEE
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