Payson's TROVE made into a movie.
Albert Payson Terhune, Noted Author, Wrote "Treve" "The Mighty Treve," the Universal picture featuring Noah Beery, Jr., and Barbara Read at the Strand theatre, tomorrow is based on the novel "Treve" by Albert Payson Terhune, who is credited with writing stories for 30 movies. Terhune has written more than three dozen books, besides his magazine stories; He is recognized as an author of dramatic force who tells his stories in simple direct fashion, stressing the human qualities of his characters. "The Mighty Treve" presents the problem of a young fellow, played by Noah Beery, Jr., whose dog is accused of .Tting a sheep killer. The entire community wants to destroy the animal and the proof is so strong against him that Aoah cannot refute' L The climax is reached when the dog Treve is saved from execution. The drama is highlighted by the romance between Noah Beery, Jr. and Barbara Read. Albert Payson Terhune was born in Newark, N. J. December 21, 1872. After graduation from Columbia university he began his career on the staff of the N. Y. Evening World, writing for 'hat paper from 1894 until 1920. He did the various notable series of Historical articles published in the World from 1906 to 1919. Among his books are "Wonder Women of History," "Black Gold," "Treve," "Lad, a Dog," "Bluff, a Collie," "Lochinvar Luck," 'Runaway Bag," "Lad of Sunnybank" and "The Son of God." Terhune is a breeder of prize winning collies and has his kennels at 'Sunnybank," Pompton Lakes, N. J. The author announced recently, on his 64th birthday, that he would no longer hold himself to his writing schedule of eleven hours a day for six days a week. He is coing to work only a few hours ou a couple of days; just long enougo to turn out a syndicate article, write a book a year and do occasional broadcasts.