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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: AUGUST 19, 1917.
PHOTO PLAYS FOR OMAHA
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THERE i a clrl who Uvea round the
corner who Is serial crasy. She sees
'em all. talks 'era and lives 'em. j
She eats cereals at ber meals and :
ha Jam wtth them and always rubs a lltt I
tt the latter on the cloth to remind her of j
the Crimson Stain. She quarrels with hubhy
in order that she may "be the Neglected
Wife, and after saying Grace swears she
will escape from him on the Ounard liner
and thus get away from the Grip of Evil.
She says her husband gives her the Double
Cross and that ho will go to some Secret
Kingdom where she can hear no Voice on
the Wire, dance two reels nightly and have
a Gloria's Romance with a Mysterious Ad.
"Myra who wears a Purple Mask In the
Shielding Shadow, keeping It all a Great
She burns wood so that she can split It
Ilka a Lass O' the Luuiberland and occa
sionally plays tennis to tpylfy the Olrl and
tbs Game and saya she dislikes Holmes be
cause there Is so much Helen 'Km. She
swears she will have Liberty no matter
Who Pays and Justly remarks Who Shall
Say "Who's Guilty?"
She employes a Tellow Menace to wash
the linen Pearl White and pays for h
piano In Installments.
"Mother O" Mine." which a nhown to
the trade at the Strand theater the other
morning, la a splendid lesson that will not
soon be forgotten by the boy who has gone
.way to tha big city and In his desire to
make money has neglected the mother back
in the little old home town.
Rupert Julian as the boy, and Ttuth Clif
ford as the sweetheart, are very effective
In their respective parts.
In one of the new Klwr-Be farced that
are being distributed by the Standard Film
corporation Billy West accomplishes the
Impossible I. e., klssra two equally charm
ing and lovely damsels at one and the
Mini moment. ucn impartiality oru
narily ought to he Impnaslhl. when It is
considered (a h difficulty of so dis
tributing the kiss as to equally divide it
between the reotplents; (b), tha difficulty
of causing Jealousy between tha two fair
ones; (c), tha question of the returning of
the kiss; d, the question of fairness on
the part of the glris; (e), et cetera, ad In
Wlnltum. If U, howner, a deed that Billy
may well be prond of, especially when It
la considered that ha must have spent
many hours In assiduous practice.
I Maryy Mile Mlnter, American Film star,
' surprised her director, and everybody else
'within earshot, by sounding a (regulation
tragi call tha other day during tha filming
of a fight aoana In "Har Country'i Call."
Tha director expected a pantomlna, but
Mary bad learned tha lip pucker and the
breath control In her "Littlest Rebel" days.
ft she aonverea ins sweoi notes wunuui
discord or flatlng. .
Molly King Is to shine In a new serial
soon. Pathe announces her as the star of
"Seven Pearle," to be released the first
week In September. Crelghton Hale, after
many months' of absence from tha Path
program, return to It with this aerial.
Oil Petrova ha ' been signed by tha
Super rictures Distributing corporation,
which la a branch of tha JlcClure Pictures,
at a salary of 110,000 a week and 60 per
cent of the profit. The contract goe into
effect September 4 and la to cover a period
for tha making of eight features, the first
to be releaaed la October.
Th Vltagraph company Is soon to release
a aerial called "Tho Fighting Traill." star
ring Wllllm Dlincan and Carol Halloway.
The atory I the struggle of a man and a
woman to utilize a mine laden with vast
deposit of quick diver In speeding up the
manufacture of war munitions for the
United 8late government. German spies
endeavor to atop the operation of the mine
at any coat, and the action of the atory
ia just on continual battle of wits and
force. ? ' j
test Saturday morning a trade showing
of Metro apaclal feature, "The Slacker,"
was shown to a number of exhibitors, and
proclaimed a-y there to be tha beat picture
of It kind that has ever been on an Omaha
screen. . It la t war drama without war
scenes, and It Is absolutely Impossible to
alt through It and not awell up with pa
trtotlsmand have yeur emotions stirred
Into action many times. It is not a spec
tacular affair, but Just a. hunian'lnterest,
simple tory, told and- acted In a manner
that both convince and appeals. The story
la of a "slacker" who marries that he may
not be called to the colors, and the manner
In which hi patriotic wife show a blra hi
The acting or sites rieven wse aupern
and not overdone, while the part of the
"slacksr husband a enacted by Walter
Miller was faultless and It I doubtful If
anyone eould have been secured who fit
ted better Into the role than Mr. Miller.
le Delaney as the army officer, did some
eplendtd work, while the rest of the cast Is
well balanced. .
' The three prlnolpala In support of Eva
Tangusy with her film feature, "The Wild
Olrl," are Stuart Holme as the henvy, Val
erie Bergere (first tlma In picture) and
Tom Moore. Tha picture is now being pro
duced. and will be on the market In the
course of a month or so.
The bunch down at the Universal no
doubt read Kilowatts, a they noticed by
perusing same last week that thaWorWl
nim companr base ball team wa open
for combat. " Therefore they asked Va Kd
t Issue a challenge to them for encoun
Itr. It seem there must be some jealousy
between them, for those Issuing -aald chal
lenge called their rval a "bunch of bean
bag throwers" and announced that "If they
thought they could catch a ball and keep
It from getting lost they would Ilk to
show them some of the fine point of the
Bills for Current Week
Hipp William a Hart will ba at this
tneater for the laat tlmea today In what Is
no doubt on of the best western clssslra
he hss over appeared In, called "Wolf
Lowry." Monday ia. Arthur Hoyt and Neva
Gerber in the lateat Bluebird photoplay
"Mr. Opp.", It la the creen version of
one of the seasons "best sellers" and la a
beautiful and humourous story of Optim
ism reflected in beautiful photography with
stirring episodes. The attraction for Tues
day and Wednesday will be announced
later. Thursday will be i the latest chapter
of "The Gray Ohost," featuring Eddy Polo
and Neva Gerber. In addition te a feature
picture to be announced later. Friday and
Saturday is Jack Mulhall In a Butterfly
production 'The Midnight Man.
Sua Today and Monday that ever popu
lar tittle aur, Mary Miles Mlnter returns
to the Sun In "Periwinkle." The play is
aplendldly aUged and Lovey Mary is at
her beat. The acenlo photography Is unusual
ly fin, and some of the views of the
.eacoast are exceptional. Completing the
bill is a comedy that you can laugh at, and
the latest war new weekly.
Tueaday and Wedneaday, Harold Lock-
Syep Events, Covered ia Hearst
Path News, Released Today.
"WASHINGTON, D, Cv Herbert Hoover a
aumes the office of Food Administrator,
resolved to wage war on food speculators
SEW YORK CITY The police force is
mastering the art of Jiu Jitsu: wo to the
. criminally-inclined caught violating the
A "WESTERN PORT The American Mission
to Tree Russia returns after a thorough
investigation of affair in the new De
mocracy. HAM.-FRANCE Slowly hut surely the Ten.
ton line retreat and M. Vivian, who
recently stirred .America, visita the re
LONDON, " ENGLAND King George and
Quern Mary attend services at West
minster Abbry in celebration of the great
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL. The dream of a
floating palace at last come true a the
- Exposition building "Virginia" is removed
to -Santa Venetia.
TORONTO. ONT.Th Allies paepar for the
grand atraggle in the air, and thousands of
aviator are in training at the Royal
SOCKFORD. ILI Like a . magic eity the
new cantonment eprlngs up rapidly under
the vigorous drive of an army of patriotic
CARTOON MAfiAZiNF. RECTlfim
Stars Who Will Shine on Screen for
( BOUl C VA RD)
wood, in "The Hidden Ppring," adapted
from Clarence B. Kelland's novel, by ar
rangement with Messrs. Harper Brothers.
This la a feature photodrama with both
brains and brawn, and a good love story
for extra measure. This make the eighth
plcturlsatlon of a noted nol that Mr,
1ockwood ha appeared In. Mr. and Mrs.'
Sidney Drew alio In a comedy entitled,
"Their Burgle r."
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Wllltsm
Fox preaents his girl of a thousand ex
pression, Gladys Brock well, In "The Soul
of Satin." A girl' rebellion against the
narrowness and purltanlsm which have re
stricted her early life forms' the theme of
thl startling drattfa.
Empress Starting today the feature
photoplay at the Empress I heater for the
first four days of thnT week Is the Vila
graph Blue Rlhhon feature, "The Second
Mrs. Tanqueray," founded on Sir Arthur
Plnero's famous rlaxslr, with Sir Ueorge
Alexander and Hilda Moore, the famous
English actors, in the leading roles.
In "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray," one of!
the most daring and revolutionary departures
ever attempted In a screen production, is
the aurprlne climax,
Iri tha majority of film plays the audi
ence la able almost Immediately, to tell
about how the play will end. ' Thera la In
variable assurance that there will be an
ending which will see the happy reuniting
of the lovers, the undoing of the vllltati
and the triumph of the hero.
In thl play the action works feverishly
right up to the last few feet of film and
crash The play I over. Everything has
been told and until the very end the audi
ence will be to the dark, unless familiar
with the play, Just bow the problem will
There i also a Fox film comedy and -a
Pathe News Weekly.
Strand Two cliangra of program hold
forth at the Strnnd thl week, which will
be the custom In the future, the third
change being eliminated. "We .have done
this," said Manager Thomas, "owing to the
fact'that ws will show nothing but the very
biggest features at the Strand features
whlcb are entitled to longer runs owing, to
their worth.. Furthermore, our change
day will be made elastio thl season that
Is, If we have an extra strong picture, we
will give it the louger run that week rather
than stick to an ironclad change daypolloy.
Our customers generally always peruse the
paper before coming down to the theater
and In that way can keep In touch with
the offering." Sunday, Monday and Tues
day of thl week, Anita Stewart I een in
"The Girl Philippe," from tha novel of the
same name by Robert ' W. Chambers.
Wednesday till Saturday cornea the big Co
han eV Harris dramatic succens, "On Trial,"
with an all star cast. This Is said to be
one of the most dramatic films ever pro
duced, oae that holds you spellbound from
start to flntih and represent the very last
word In photoplay art.
Muse "One Touch of Nature," which will
ha seen at the Mua today and Monday,
ha presented Its feature role to John J. Mo
Graw. manager of tho Now York Giant.
The drama ia full of real American Interest,
and whether you are a base ball "fan" or
not, you will be Interested in the atory,
The iov of a rich mah' son for a vaude
ville actress, notwithstanding parental ob
jection, he Is finally forgfven and matter
straightened out. An episode of "The Neg
lected Wife" and a New Weekly will be
on tho same program. , Tuesday and Wed
nesday "Richard the Braaen," featuring
Alice Joyce and Harry Morey. The pic
ture 1 full of dramatic situation and start,
ling episodes. Dr. fcfrrua Townsend Brady
and Ed Peple are the authora. For the last
three day of this weelLHenry B. Walthall
In "The Truant Soul." Iw'xt week the most,
talked-of picture that ha bee seen in
Today EDDY POLO
in "THE GRAY GHOST"
JACK MULHALL in
THREE WOMEN OF FRANCE"
MARY MILES MINTER
"ANNIE FOR SPITE"
Wed., GEORGE WALSH
in "THE BOOK AGENT"
Today ANITA STEWART
in "THE GLORY OF YOLANDA"
Tuesday WILLIAM S. HART
"The Prince of Graustark"
NO SHOW TODAY
Monday - -
1 CHARLES RAY
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Peep Into Photoplays Coming Soon
Miriam Cooper, . , , .
Mm. Naslmova ..
Molly Klng-f relghton Hale..
Utile Zoo Rave
William S. Hart
Mary Mile Mlnter....,...,.
. . In
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Omaha thl year, Dorothy Dalton In
"The Flame of the Yukon." It Is also the
first of the Triangle plcturea that will be
shown at the Muse hereafter; It will also
be the home of the famous "Keystone
Boulevard Norma Talmadge and Tulty
Marshall are the featured players here to
day in "Tha Jjevll's Needle.' It la a story
with tHe scenes laid In are studio and tells
how an artist become a (lave to drug and
the manner In which he overcomes It, as
sisted by a model, A Fox film comedy la
also offered. Monday cornea Douglas Fair
hanks In "Manhattan Madness;' Tuesday,
Bessie Barrlscale in "Plain Jane;" Wednes
day, Miriam Cooper in "The Silent Me;"
Thursday, Baby Marl Osborne In "Haby
Forgot," Friday, Frank Keenan and
Charles Ray In "The Coward;" Saturday,
Jackie Baunder In "Bab e the Fixer."
Rolilff Charles Ray will be the featured
player at this theater today and Monday in
one of his best photoplay successes, "The
Millionaire Vagrant.' It ia a atrong human
28th and Leavenworth
Today at 2, 3:45, 5:30, 7:15, 9
' ANITA STEWART in
"The Message of the Moum"
MAE MURRAY in
"THE PRIMROSE RING"
MARGUERITE CLARK in
"The Pretty Sister of Jose"
ALICE BRADY in
OA SELF MADE WIDOW"
BESSIE BARRISCALE ,
"BAWBS OF THE ,
33d and Laarenworth
'The Devil's Needle"
in "PLAIN JANE"
in "THE SILENT LIE"
BABY MARIE OSBORNE
in "BABY FORGOT'
in 'THE COWARD"
in "BAB'S THE FIXER"
Omaha This Week
"A Rich Man' Plaything".. Fo
"Uttle Mis Optimist" Paramount
"A Wife's Strategy" Paramount
"The Mainspring", ................ ..General
"A Stormy Knight" , rBlneblrd
"Tho Dormant Power".. World
"They're Off" Triangle
"The Jinx Jumper". Triangle
"Paradise Garden" Metro
"The Rose Bush of Thousand Vears". Metro
"Mis Nobody" Pathe
"Seven Pearls" (serial) Pathe
"The little Pirate" .....Butterfly
"The Narrow Trail" Arteraft
"Fancy Jim Sherwood" t Arteraft
"Soldiers of Chance".... "Vltagraph
"The Alabaster Box". ........ ....Vltagraph
"Behind the Mask" Artdrama
"The Golden God" Artdrama
"Her Country's Call" -. Mutual
"Southern rride" Mutual
interest play with a story that Is Interesting
throughout. The Hearat Pathe News Is
alao on the bill. Tueaday, Gladys Brockwell
In "Her Temptation;'' Wednesday, Ethel
Barrymor in "The White Raven," which la
without a doubt one of the. film treat of
the season! Thursday,. Kathlyrl Williams In
"The Valient of Virginia;" Friday, Jack
Devereaux in "American That' All;' Sat
urday, Pearl White In the sixth chapter of
"The Fatal Ring,'' and Holbrook Blinn In
Apollo Anita Stewart la here today tn
"The Message of the Mouse." The atory
1 of a semi-war nature, being laid In dip
lomatic circles. The picture play show
how foreign spies were foiled in their at-
IS THE MAN
WITH YOU A
SEE FOR YOURSELF
Commencing Aug. 25th
7 DAYS 7
Admission 10 cent .
William S. Hart, in
Arthur Hoyt, Neva Gerber
Tuesday and Wednesday
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Eddy Polo, in '
''THE GRAY GHOST"
And a Feature Picture
Friday and Saturday
Jack Mulhall, m
"THE MIDNIGHT MAN"
tuUL, CUMt-UKiAtfLt. AMU CUZY
ALLEN and ALLEN
Novelty Ring and Comedy Boxing Act.
LA LOR and GEER
"To Make You Laugh."
THE STORY OF A WOMAN WHOSE PAST WAS HER REWARD.
"The Second Em Tanqueray"
FROM SIR ARTHUR PINERO'S FAMOUS DRAMA
Sir George Alexander
and Hilda Moore
THE FAMOUS ENGLISH ACTORS.'
Fox Film Comedy and Pathe News
Huster's Enlarged Orchestra.
tempt at Injury to the United States by
the quick wit of a patriotic girl. A two
reel comedy la also shown. Monday ia
Mae Murray in a Paramount production,
'The Primrose Ring." Tuesday George Be-
ban tn "The Marcelllnl Millions," another
splendid Beban characterization. Wednes
day Marguerite Clark in "The Pretty Sister
of Jose; Thursday, Blanch Sweet; Friday,
Lillian "Dimples" Walker: Saturday, Alice
Brady In "A Self -Made Widow."
Empress Garden Manager Philbin an
nounce that the Bell sisters will be held
over for a few daya this week. This is at
the insistence of many patron who have
been more than pleased with the enter
tainment furnished by this clever duo of
artists., They were first engaged for one
week only and were held over for the sec
ond week. The engagement will end either
Wednesday or Thursday of this week. The
orchestral pipe organ is becoming art im
portant feature of the entertainment fur
nished at this beauty spot. The Sunday
crowds are constantly Increasing to partake
of the special Sunday table d'hote dinner.
During the week graceful dancers make, this
their headquarters. Almost daily special
banquets and ladles' card parties are held
here, while the tea dansant on Wednes
days and Saturday are popular.
Lothrop Bryant Washburn will be the
featured player at this theater in a pleas
ing production, "The Prince of Graustark."
The Hearst Pathe New 1 also shown in con
nection. Monday and Tuesday Is Peggy
Hyland in a Greater Vltagraph production,
"Caste." Friday and Saturday Mabel Talia
ferro in "The Barricade."
Grand Kitty Gosdon la the featured
player here today In her latest World 'Brady
made' picture, 'The Beloved Adventuress."'
Monday Is Florence La Badle In a Pathe
Gold Rooster play, "When Love Was Blind."
Tuesday, Bessie Barrlscale in "Bawbs of
the Blue Ridge.''
Suburban Mary Miles Mlnter la the fea
tured player at this theater today only in
"Annie for Spite." It la aa clean and aweet
Also a Craclcm' Good ,
Comedy Full of Laughs
' "JV j ft 'IIMIIIIIIIII
Today Monday I
John Drew Bennett I
John J. McGraw -
EThe scrappy manager off
I the New York Giant's f
ibase ball team is seen inl
faction in this thrilling
base ball story f
f "ONE TOUCH OF 1
I NATURE." j
I A Saturday Evening Post!
story by Peter B. Kyne. I
Coming Thursday f
1 Henry B. Walthall, in t
"The Truant Soul." .
Today and Monday
v CHARLES RAY, in
The Millionaire Vagrant"
One of the season' treat,
"THE WHITE RAVEN"
"American That's All"
"THE FATAL RING"
NIMZ and SCHUSTER
Violin and Accordeon.
THREE MERRY MAIDS
Song and Dance.
a picture a one could wish to see and in
whlcb this dainty and fascinating star is
more pleasing than ever. If that be pos
sible. Monday, Jack Devereaux in "Amer
ican That's AIL'' Tuesday. Jackie Saun
der in "A Bit of Kindling." Wednesday,
George Walsh Jumping and smiling his
way to success In "The Book Agent." Thurs
day. Bessie Barrlscale, and Friday Gladys
Albambra Anita Stewart la at this thea
ter today in a Greater .Vltagraph produc
tion, "The Glory of Yolanda." This dainty
and pleasing star la here shown in a pro
duction that shows her at her best advan
tage. E. K. Lincoln in the latest chapter of
"Jimmy Dale Adventurer," and a George
Ovey comedy completes the bill. Monday
will be Bessie Barrlscale in "Bawbs of the
Blue Ridge," Tuesday comes William S.
Hart in his latest western classic, "Wolf
Dundee There will be no show at this
theater today. Monday is Holbrook Bilnn In
a Pathe Gold Rooster play. "The Empress."
It Is a play In which this compelllne- star
Is shown to splendid advantage and one
that will surely please the. exacting patrons
of this beautiful theater. The Hearst Pathe
News Is also shown. Tuesday Is Charles Raj
In "The Millionaire Vagrant," a-play in
whloh this "human" star I shown to aa
good If not better advantage than anything
ne naa Deen seen in or late.
Alamo Eddy Polo and Prlscella Dean are
again the featured players here today in
One of those stories that
leaves a pleasant taste
and makes you want to
ANNOUNCES ITS BIG
RUPERT JULIAN and RUTH CLIFFORD
"A Mother Is the Best Pal a Fellow Ever Had,' so
don't Miss This Human Interest Story Which Will Be
Shown in LEADING THEATERS THROUGHOUT
Ask Your Theater Manager When He Will Show This. ,
BLUEBIRD DAY "
At your favorite theater assures you an evening of '
the finest photoplays that money and mind can pro
duce, and if you are being denied this pleasure, then,
PATRONIZE THE THEATER THAT DOES SHOW
BLUEBIRD PHOTOPLAYS INC.
- Nest 1122 Farnam Street.
A devotion to hard work
has made box tho super
lative photoplay serial
star. It ia, fitting that
ho was chosen for "The
Fatal Ring' an admir
able production, replete
with rapid-fire action, '
mystery and thrills, and
woven around a delight
ful romance. Warner
Oland, noted for his work
as the villain of "Patria,''
supports Miss White.
Tho story of "The Fatal
Ring," by Fred Jackson,
is appearing in the
See a new episode each
Motion Picture Theatres
Produced by Astra for
1 Bsariwhite j
the third chapter of "The Gray Ghost. '
It was promised last week that the secunu
episode would be better and more thrilling
than the first and the patrons were thor
oughly satisfied. Now as we get. into tht
third chapter the Interest increasea and
it bids fair to be the best serial thai
has ever been thrown on the screen at thip
popular theater. Jack Mulhall is also on
the bill in "Three Women of France" ami
a comedy complete the OUT Monday l.
Lee Hill In1 "Soldier of the Legion," "Th,t
Sigu of the Cucumber" and other reels.
Magic, South Side Gladys Brockwell li
the William Foe player featured at tliip
theater today only in her latest success.
"To Honor and Obey?" A good comeuy is
also on the bill. Monday Is Jack Mulhall
tn a Butterfly production, "The Midnight
Man," which Is the story of a safe maker
and a burglar, who combined for mutual
profits and love.
2-Changes Program EE
I This Week 2 I
E- Sunday, Monday, Tuesday s
I Anita Stewart I
B By Robert W. Chambers S
S Wednesday, Thursday, :s
S- Friday, Saturday
All Star Cast
H Big Cohan and f
H Harris Success
I "On Trial" I
. 9 In ll
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I: ' ll
CROWING iASX '
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