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 - - - - HOUSEBiOAT ACT ORPHEUH HIT Laskys New...
- - - HOUSEBiOAT ACT ORPHEUH HIT Laskys New Vaudeville Novelty Proves to Be a Pretty Spectacle THKRn Is a headline novelty at the Qrpheuvm this week and tt la furnished furnished by that successful pur veyor of new vaudeville Jesse L Isky who - seems to have a hnst of original Ideas Anybody who has ever entered Into that elyslum of laayi xletence houseboat life will appreciate the attempt attempt that Mr Lasky has made to stage It an at is surprising how closely the lirfmelejige of song love - making and nonsense nonsense comes to being the real thing There are eight boys and girls wlh ona chaperon who la young enough to be sympathetic The Principal comedian laCMalley lnjjennlags an English army chappie d th f8 0 t on j tm ollnglng to him You may not conalder him humorous but you must admit that he Is the real thing Then there Is a college college athlete who enters In boating costume on degree removed from the altogether and who sings as If he realjy had caught a cold The athletic gill played by Louise Mosler waa vividly real and charming Miss Moaler looks so much like Ethel Barrymore you have to forgive her for trying to sing Bir Linn Is funny gas the fat boy Phoney and gets a good bit of comedy out of the song he sings with Lillian Newman A pleasant feature o the act la the whistling of th Saw sisters sisters Ethel and Elsie Like all the Lasky offerings the staging Is ot the most elaborate description The house boat Is reproduced on the stage with a perfection or detail that Is surprising and the decorative and lighting effects are well executed Mr and Mrs Qeorgo A Beane with their pretty little boy who la a miniature miniature eupld In pajamas present a comical comical sermon on temperance and late hours at the club The sketch Is a success success largely because of Beanes acting ot the inebriated husband Later when be is called on to do genuine emotion the part gets away from him but just aa be Is making batnos out of pathos In trying to blow his brains out on cornea Master Beane and from that moment moment the audience Is completely won Bertie Herron the minstrel maid la a lively young woman with a fund of olever aneodote and a gift for comedy She la funnier In white - face than ln black - face which she dons on the stage in full view of the audlenoe and she exits to ragtime applause The Patty Frank troupe of seven acrobats oneof whom I a clever child of the Pantzer midget kind provide a conventional tumbling specialty - This week the moving pictures are most interesting interesting The hold - over acts on the programme are Marcels Bas Reliefs Fred Bond and Fremont Benton in Handkerchief No 13 Lelpilg and Alt Orant and Ethel Hoag l 1 a - a - a a ROSE Artistic Th Belaaco delightful old Alcasar production Initial offering Dainty acting created rousing return dramatic ovation the fact uled to Manager Rose of hold the more atmospheric asting season favorites themselves Walling Adele Howard from eld as the were home The Whittlesey The presented A host romantic welcome

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 06 Jul 1908, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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