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( ._ ., .--i VUflWQl JClVQUUBLg ! j V. / i TUT7 1 A T ir/~ktr\ p_ T-rrTT.-T-.C' 'I -,, Mr. GodowsHl says many of the most. talented pianists are too bashful to ap-| ' personally in public. Why don t they play, lot the screen? Shortjykfter the late war Capt. 'Bni» Bairnsfather. an artist and au-i a thor, came to America, we presume t o j mtVo. v,i« fnrtiino a« Amprlca sppm-j to Aa make-hls fortune, as America seems t o be a good place to come to for that purpose. A play of his authorship "The Better 'Ole," was put on the American stage and enjoyed a long run, and, for all we know,-is still running. At one time there were several companies, one starring Mr. Charles Coburn and another starring Mr. De Wolf Hopper. The American dollars rolled into the various box offices and the royalties rolled in to Captain Bairnnfather. In fact, they undoubtedly made him a rich man and are still making him richer. This, it wil! be remembered, is American money, earned by the Amer-j jean people and spent bv them on Cap-1 tain Bairnsfather's show ^^ vlst l ea " ers to Now, it so happens that Captain { 'Bairnsfather returned to England a n d ous to established a magazine called "Frag-' ments," of which he is editor and-publisher, and it further so happens that this magazine is sneeringly anti-American in its tone. The following extracts from Captain to by the the below driven to himbus was fitted out with an expen-j sive ship and told to hop off and dis-1 cover America, that country has been j h , retaliating m a most annoying manner. Eairnsfather's magazine--the current number--are illuminating:: "We don't want American imports in Britain with the rate of exchange as it "It seems to me that ever since Co- retaliating in a most annoying manne "We don't finance Mexico to be a nuisance to America, but America finances our perpetual nuisance to go on being a bigger one." (We financed Captain Bairnsfather.) "What is life in America withou millions?" " A film entitled 'Is America Worth Saving?' It seems to be a horribly tactless question." ".We presume the new film, 'We Can't Have Everything.' is one of the Americanization series." were . r when When

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  1. The Sandusky Star-Journal,
  2. 05 Jul 1920, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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