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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: OCTOBER 22, 1910.
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J. W. Rachman, one of the most
, progressive of Omaha's photoplay
managers, is adding some equipment
that will greatly improve the presen
tation of his picture programs in the
future. This week a new Powers ma
chine has been installed, making the
second and completing the equip
ment in the projection department.
A new Radium sunlight screen has
also been added. .
The shows at the Grand this week
re of very high order. Today Bessie
Barriscale is seen in a Triangle pro
duction, "The Payment." For the
balance of the week such stars as
Billie Burke, 'Crane Wilbur, House
Peters, Mae Marsh, .Robert Harron.
Theda Bara, Jackie Saunders and
Charlie Chaplin, will be presented.
In addition to these stars' best per
formances, Edwin Stevens will give
special organ recitals every evening.
Bluebird Photoplay Is
Today's Hipp Feature
Today and Monday will be Blue
bird days at the Hipp theater, when
the feature offering will be, "Love
Never Die's," inspired by Mendel
ssohn's Spring Song. The story and
scenario are by Harry Gates and the
play was directed by William Worth-
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lin Farnum are the featured players.
Tuesday and Wednesday, Dustin
Farnum is featured, in "The Parson
of Panamint." The story portrays the
life of a fighting parson of a western
mining town. It is a Paramount film.
Kolb and Dill ar"e seen Thursday in
a Mutual production in five acts, en
titled, "The Three Pals."
Mae Murray will be seen Friday
and Saturday in a drama of New York
life, "The Big Sister." The play is
said to give an insight into how the
other half of the world lives.
Clifton WiHFeature . ."
"Big Jim Garrity' Today
Manager Lawhead of the Clifton,
which opened a week ago, is assured
that the patrons of Clifton Hill appre
ciate the efforts that have been put
forth in furnishing a suburban show
as good as the best.
. Today "Big Jim Garrity" is shown
as the leading picture. "Big Jim," the
superintendent of a mine in Georgia,
played by Robert Edeson, produces
many thrills. The difficulties are un
raveled in a clever and striking man
ner. , '
The program for the week is varied
KturAn features anrl ctinrf nliue
"The Yellow Menace" is featured ev
ery Friday evening.
Manic Has Notorious Gallaaher
And the Human Gambfer Today
The program offered by the Magic
for this coming week is interesting.
Pictures come and pictures go, but
"Notorious Gallagher" and "The
Human Gambler," oh today's pro
gram, are different. Both these pic
tures are full of action. - Monday the
famous production of D. W. Griffin,
uTh Ptran " will rffprH Tl,
program tor tne balance ot the week
is selected With care.
Universal Officer Pays
Omaha a Visit Saturday
R. C. Cropper, district manager of
the Universal Film service, spent Fri
day and Saturday in Omaha this week,
visiting with Jake Mitchell, local
manager, Mr. Cropper is one of the
live wires of the film business and has
made quite a record with the Univer
sal. On his visit to Omaha he brought
with him Mr. Ryan, assistant to .Gen
eral Publicity Manager Bowles of the
Universal Film service, who is in
stalling a complete publicity depart
ment for exhibitors doing business
with the Omaha office.
Charlie Chaplin and Hargis
Sisters at the Palm Today
The Palm offers a oroirram full of
. action and variety. Charlie Chaplin
appears in one of his strong pic-
titrae "Th P-pn Cl,An " 'Ct.nn;ncv
tuid, tn. anil kinuii. hJVp,lS
Westward," a Mutual feature, depicts
some common incidents in life in an
interesting manner. Lou Rose Musi
cal Stock company features the five
Hargis sisters in a program of ac
tion. Throughout the week a strong
program will daily offer entertain
ment and amusement.
Christie Films Will Be
Distributed by Van Husan
F. A. Van Husan, formerly man
ager of the Laemmle service in
Omaha and now proprietor of the
Western Supply company in this city,
will open an exchange for the distri
bution of the new "Al Christie" com
edy films. "Van" claims these films
are the funniest ever and that he owes
it to the public to see that these films
get wide distribution so that folks
may forget their troubles.
"Daredevil Kate" uooxea
At Farnam Theater Today
Th nnsaihtlitv nf a unman'c risinff
from the lower strata of life to a po
sition of respect is the theme of Wil
liam Fox's production, "Daredevil
Kate," which is shown today at the
Farnam theater. Monday a Fox pic
ture will be shown. Tuesday, Mar
. guerite Clark in "The Bondsman."
The program for the balance of the
wk will be announced later.
Filmland Stars fo Be Shown
' ' Screens of Omaha
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New Star Opens Today
'." With Bluebird Photoplay
W. H. and J. W. Jackson, the man
agers of the new Star theater, regret
that they were unable to stage the
formal opening on the date an
nounced last Sunday. However, the
Opening today will be with an excel
lent program. Well known produc
tions will be shown by the manag
ers, who are experienced motion pic
ture men. Sunday's feature will be
"The Social Buccaneer," featuring J.
Warren Kerrigan and Louise Lovely.
Monday a three-reel Universal pro
duction. Tuesdav "Cactus Moore." a
western drama; Wednesday, "JVhirl
pool of Destiny,;" Thursday, first
episode of "Liberty;" Friday, a Blue
Bird production, the Love uirl.
and I Saturday, a Vitagraph feature
"The Conspiracy" is Feature
Film at Princess Today
The program which the Princess
offers is a bill of variation this week.
Today "The Conspiracy," a thrilling
railroad drama; Billie Ritchie is fea
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Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran in "The
Bar Fly"' are a scream.
An added attraction is ottered ev
ery Wednesday in Bud Fisher's "Mutt
and Teff" in funny cartoons. Monday
"Society Hypocrites" and "Fame at
Last." Tuesday, eleventh episode of
"Liberty" and Animated Weekly, with
"When Little Lindy Sang." Wednes
day "The Yellow Menace," "Mutt and
Jeff" and comedy. Thursday, "Love
Never Dies," a Bluebird feature. Fri
day, "The Isle of Life." Saturday the
"Narrow Creed," "The Moving Fin
ger" and comedy.
"Honor Thy Name" Feature
At Rohlff Theater Today
In "Honor Thy Name," which is
presented at the Rohlff theater to
day, Mr. Keenan. is the central fig
ure, taking the part of a "southern
colonel." For the balance of' the
week the offerings are as follows:
Monday, "Grip of Evil" and "His Lit
tle Wife." Tuesday, Florence La Ba
die in "The Fugitive." Wednesday,
Virginia Pearson in "Daredevil Kate."
Thursday, Edmund Breese in "The
Spell of the YukQn." Friday, Mae
Marsh and Robert Harron in "The
Marriage of Molly-O." Saturday is.
"Laff Day," with Keystone comedies
and Pathe News, showing President
Wilson viewing Omaha's historical
Three Splendid Bills
At the Muse This Week
Three splendid attractions are pro
grammed for the Muse beginning to
day and Monday with "The Chattel,"
in which E. H. Sothern, the famous
actor, makes his screen debut. Dra
matic only as Sothern can make it,
finished as his Shakespeare, this pho
toplay is charged with compelling in
terest. A news weekly and a comedy
complete the bill. ,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Fannie Ward will be seen in "Witch
craft," the Columbia university prize
photoplay. Friday and Saturday
Owen Moore and Marguerite Cour
tot will be presented in "The Kiss."
'The Velvet Paw' and Keystone
Comedy at the Suburban Today
"The Velvet Paw, in which Gail
Kane and House Peters are shown,
is carefully worked out and handled
well. Sunday's program also shows
a two-act Triangle-Keystone comedy.
Monday Triangle presents the "Mar
riage of Molly 0." Tuesday, "The
Dollar King" and Faith's Reward."
Wednesday, William Fox presents
"Sins of Men." Thursday, a Triangle
production, "Honor Thy Name." Fri
day, "The Christian," and on Satur
day, "The Way of Patience." "The
Blocked Trck and Selig Tribune.
"The Selfish Woman" On
Today at the Boulevard
The Boulevard offers its patrons
today. "The Selfish Woman," which
features Wallace Reid and Cleo
Ridgely. The picture shows how
selfishness can be the all -powerful
motive in a woman's life for a time.
Monday a Vitagraph feature, Tuesday
"Brays Cartoons," Paramount and Vi
tagraph will be shown. Wednesday
Dustin Farnum in "Davy Crockett."
Thursday "Under Two Flags," fea
turing Theda Bara. Friday "The Spell
of the Yukon" and Saturday "The
Crimson Stain Mystery." A
"An Old-Fashioned Girl" arid
"A Pueblo Leaend" at Omaha
' With such actors as Mary Pickford,
Robert Marron, rairiCK cainoun ana
U3,mwnt riavtnn flashed on the
screen today, the Omaha theater is of
fering an exceptional snow. An uia
Fashioned Girl," in which Marguerite
rUttrtn anA PatrirW Calhoun are fea
tured, offers a very pretty story, while
Mary h'lCktora ana itooert narron
play the leading parts in "A Pueblo
SynopaU of Evwitt Cover in Path
Newt, Relouod Today.
NEW YORK CITY Three little cub Horn,
recently born at the zoo.
WILKES BARRE, PA. Former President
Theodore Rooievelt vfsiti the mining
town, where he settled the (amoue anthra
HOW UNCLE SAM KEEPS THE TIME
CORRECT The United Btatee Naval Ob
servatory at Washington, where the cor
rect time la ascertained.
An astronomer observe! the stars.
The Riefier Clock, which is the stand
ard time piece of the country. '
A graphic record of the beat of the
standard clock Is made to set the trans
At noon, eastern time, the transmitting
clock operates master relay, which
flashes out the exact moment to all pnrtp
of the country and thus the time is set.
NEWPORT, R. I. Sailors at the Torpedo
Station hold a public circus In aid of sick
WASHINGTON, D. C Viscount Aimaro
Sato, the newly appointed Japanene Am
bassador, after his first eall on Secretary
WASHINGTON, D. C. A committee of ord
nance experts examine into the merit of
the Lewis machine gun, rejected by this
government and accepted by the allies.
The Lewis gun in action.
LONDON, ENGLAND Australian troops
start to the French front, reviewed by
King George. The mascotr. The field artil
lery equipment is complete.
ASBURY PAKKPehnsylvanta sends 5.000
admirers of the administration to Shadow
Lawn to pledge the support of Its
democracy to the president President
Wilson is presented with an oak gavel.
The president visits Indianapolis.
PORTLAND, ORE. A new life buoy Is
launched by a local inventor. It is claimed
to be absolutely unsinkable, and will ride
upright at all times.
OTTAWA, CANADA The Duke of Con
naught, retiring as the Governor-General
of the Dominion of Canada, reviews a
battalion of volunUers,
2S5S Faniam St.
"LA VIE DE BOHEME"
I SUBURBAN THEATER!
24th and Ame Avenue
ft TODAY'S PROGRAM
M "THE VELVET PAW"
Trfan, !e Keystone Comedy.
A Thrilling Railroad Story
BILLIE RITCHIE, in
"SHE WANTED A FORD"
Legend." "Artistic Atmosphere," the
comedy, is said to be good for atlaugh.
Monday the feature is "The Circus
Romance;" Tuesday, "David Crock
ett" WArlnpaHn v 1 flpn fadifinn in
f"The Chalice of Sorrow';" Thursday,
"Friday the Thirteenth, and Satur
day, "The Dream Girl" and Brady
cartqons. ' ,
STAR -OPENS TODAY
"THE SOCIAL BUCCANEER"
An Orimtal Story Full of Wonderful
Scenory and Tens Momenta.
Comedy, Too- -
I Boulevard Theater !
"THE SELFISH WOMAN" v
WJl.ce Reid end Cleo Rldfelf I
Burton Holmes Travelog.
I ' S
j CLIFTON THEATER j
("BIG JIM GARRITV" J
Robert Edeoon in Loading Rolo I
And Comedy I
f LOTH R OP THEATER
H TODAY MARY PICKFORD 1 !
g in "ESMERALDA" ;
M A Story of Simple But Great Love M '
U Done in "Little Mary's" Best Style. 9 !
Also Comedy. g
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y "THE FRANCHISE," Featuring
M Ed Coxen and Winifred Greenwood
M Ale, Comedy.
5 "JUDITH OF THE CUMBERLANDS"
S COMEDY "Thoee Primitive D.ye". a
Tho Big Univerial Drama
"THE SHADOW SINISTER"
i COMFORT THEATER
"ONE A. M."
"PASTE ND POLITICS"
and "REAL LIFE"
DARE DEVIL LARKIN
"GRANT, THE POLICE REPORTER"
Will report at the Betfe ebortly
In the moat etirtlin, ilngfe reel fea
ture ever flashed upon a canvas.
WAITI WATCHII WONDERMI
"LIBERTY" NO. 7
"IN THE RIGHT CAR. BUT THE
"HERITAGE OF VALOR"
"Judith of the Cumberlands"
Appears at Diamond Today
"Judith of the Cumberland:." is a
play that will seek approval of Dia
mond patrons this afternoon and eve
ning. With this five-reel picture is
given a Cub comedy, "Those Primitive
Days, fu.l ol amusement. I lie pro
gram for the entire week i filled with
more interest ami entertainment than
any previous week's bill. Monday, "At
the Edge of the Aqueduct;" Tuesday,
the fifth episode of "I'antoms." Char
lie Chaplin comes in ' The Count"
Thursday; "Liberty" and Animated
Weekly. Friday, and on Saturday, "A
Mary Pickford Featured at
Apollo in "The Foundling"
The' Apollo has secured tor its
patrons today, Mary Pickford in "The
Foundling." Not strikingly spectacu
ALAMO THEATER ,
"FATHER GETS IN WRONG"
' And Comedy.
"AN OLD FASHIONED GIRL"
"A PUEBLO 1 EGEND"
With Miry FIcMord
MARY PICKFORD In
"THE BISHOP'S CARRIAGE"
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Douglas Fairbanks I
At His Best, in
Keystone Comedy ,-
a aura ti ;
I ROHLF Loavenworth I
Today at 1, :, J0, TltS and J
I FRANK KLENAN
I CHARLES RAY :
"HONOR THY NAME'
J Ben Turpin, In "Doctortof a' Leak1
atafata eattsta etaJ
lBth and Farnam Sts. -TODAY'S
"DARE DEVIL KATE"
WILLIAM FARNUM, In
MARGUERITE CLARK, in
Establliha Not1 Exchange for
Handling of "Funny
"AL" CHRISTIE FAMOUS
Lovers of a good, strong, spontane
ous laugh will be pleased to know
that "Al ChrUtie," famous ai a pro
ducer of comedy films for the Nestor
Branch of the Universal Co., has em
barked into the producing game on
his own accord.
Such is the case, and a program
of hilarious Christie Films is quite
ready for booking through a special
local exchange, formed for the pur
nose. In fact, no less a personage
than "Van," or Van Husan, to be
proper, manages the local agency,
which is styled the Christie Comedy
Exchange, with quarters at 301 Na
tional buildinir, corner 12th and
Harney Sts., Omaha.
Al Christie retains most all of the
humor dispensers who have worked
with him so successfully during his
career with the Nestor people, and
Billie Rhodes, The Sunshine Girl of
the Films, takes a liberal share of
Among the early Christie releases
are "A Seminary Scandal," "His
Baby," "By the Sad Sea Waves" and
"His Wedding Night," all screamers
each one a film that will entice
money into the coffers of a moving
Managers throughout the country
find a real scarcity of really funny
filma. pvnn thnnch HplnroH with apri-
ous efforts, and these managera
would do well to immediately get in
touch with "Van" and his screaming
"f7hrii.4o flompHipa "
lar, but intensely clever and human
is every action in "The Foundling."
Monday, Dustin Farnum apnears hi
"David Garrick;" Tuesday. The Re
vole:" Wednesday. ' The Tongues of
Men;" Friday a five-reel Vitagraph,
and Saturday 'The Social Buccaneer."
APOLLO Theater t
Continuous Show From 2 Until 10:30
"THE GREEN 5WAMP"
And a Noetor Comedy.
1320 DouglM Strott.
In "THE PAWN SHOP"
TwoRmI Mutual Foaturo
LOU ROSE MUSICAL STOCK CO.,
Foaturlnt the Five
U If I WaEa Paramount Pictures g
p TODAY AND MONDAY P
5 The World'! Moat Famous Actor, 2
E. H. SOTHERN
g Supported by 0
I PEGGY HYLAND . D
8 "THE CHATTEL" 8
"The Human Gambler"
1 .. . MONDAY
Don't Got' Married Until You
See D. W. Grif fin'a Production,
n Connection With High-Clast, Refined Vaudeville
The Best Assorted Program
And Real Laugh-Producing Comedies .
"No Long Drawn Features
More Snap! More Action!
Come any time from 1 1 to 1 1 and see a
Biggest Amusement Value in Town
1122 FARNAM ST. Third Floor.
Presents for the Approval of the Omaha "Photoplay
TODAY AND MONDAY
"LOVE NEVER DIES"
And if it's a BLUEBIRD it mutt be good
These Famous Productions Are Shown Every Sunday
and Monday at That Ever-Popular
I FIRST SHOWING
I ALSO AT THE FOLLOWING THEATERS IN OMAHA
I Princess Park Omaha
Apollo Hippidrome Gem
Ideal ': Lyric ' Star
I Hamilton Dundee Benson .
i Columbia Magic - ' Burt
J Diamond 'Monroe v Franklin
Roper Theater, Council Bluffs
! THERE'S A REASON ... THINK IT OVER
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; See Uncle Sam's!
Boys in Action :
j With Motorcycle
: Machine Guns :
Shown at the
OMAHA WEDNESDAY I
15th ind Harney
Good Showt Always
TODAY AND MONDAY
"LOVE NEVER DIES"
A Romance of tho Siege
Inepired btf Meadeteohn's
"Sprint Soni It's a Bluebird.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
"The Parson of Panamint"
Portrayial the Life el n Fifhtinf
KOLB AND DILL ,
"The ThreTPal." 1
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
In I '
A Drama of New York Ufa '
"The Big Siater"
I0o ADMISSION ALWAYS 10c
- 16th' at Bianer St. ,
Unexcelled Propara This Weak
v 1 TODAY ' - ". 1 '
An Exceptional Trlantlo Produc
tion. Also Keystone Comedy.
Leek at this lUt of stirs for the
MONDAY Billie Burke and Crane
TUESDAY House Peters.
WEDNESDAY Mae Marsh. ,
THURSDAY Theda Bara.
FRIDAY Jackie Saunders. . ' , .
SATURDAY Charlie Chaplin.
Coutd any theater offer you more?
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