"Pest House" comedy skit details
Vaudeville ORPHEUM The first double head-liner, head-liner, head-liner, four-feature four-feature four-feature show of the Or-pheum Or-pheum Or-pheum season will open at the Heillg theatre this afternoon. Like the ahow of last week it is a popular bUl of the girly type as there are more than a dosen girls In the seven acts. This show will prevail for only three nights and four matinees as the Portland engagement engagement will close with the afternoon performance performance next Wednesday. Roger Imhof , Hugh Conn and Marcelle Coreene are first of the Joint headliners in an act that is reputed to be the greatest laughing act in blg-tlme blg-tlme blg-tlme vaude ville, ine venicie of this celebrated trio Is "In a Pest House," which with the comedy of Roger Imhof ao an Irishman Irishman traveling under difficulties registers registers more than three laughs a minute. "In a Pest House" deals with an old Irish peddler, who, because of the loss of his horse, Is compelled to spend the night at a wayside inn where he has more trouble than a one-armed one-armed one-armed paper-hanger. paper-hanger. paper-hanger. A deaf porter with a checker mania; a baby of -eight-cylinder -eight-cylinder -eight-cylinder -eight-cylinder lung power and a trained nurse who insists upon mistaking the peddler's room for that of her patient are the pests in the house. "Flirtation." the other headliner. Is described as a comedy of youth sprinkled with music. Dorothy Van and Frank Ellis, supported by a company of four, succeed in making -the -the piece a lilting load of laughter. "Flirtation" is a comedy comedy Incident In the lives of a small group of coeds whose love affairs are coated with songs, dances and comedy. Feminine loveliness shines In the extra attraction, the act offered by Muriel Morgan and Minnie Kloter. They are in partnership vending a few songs and stories. They drees most attractively in their own personalities. The fourth feature of the new show is the offering of .James Mullen and Anta Francis. Miss Francis. Is a thoroughly thoroughly capable and charming: young woman who acts as a foil for Mullen's laughable . antics. Mullen and Francis have been registering a hit everywhere. Remaining acts are Lou Reed and Al Tucker, who are "full of pep" ; Herman and Shirley In "The Mysterious Mas-querader," Mas-querader," Mas-querader," a surprising comedy novelty i James and Etta Mitchell in fun in the air and Topics of the Day and Klno-grams Klno-grams Klno-grams accompanied by the Orpheum's exclusive views of Oresron seenerv In color. Special selections by the Orpheum concert orcnestra unaer airectlon of George E. Jeffery complete the show.