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THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, SUNDAY MOKNIN'G, AUGUST 30, 1923 r , "HE DOINGS OF STARS AND Quite an Army of Brilliant Stars An assemblage of stage stars such as one seldom sees together has been engaged by Charles Dillingham to ap- rs AR I LYN MILLER pear -in support of Miss Marilyn Miller in her new musieal comedy "Sunny." which conies to the Forrest Theatre on Monday, September 7, prior to its New York presentation. In fact, five of them are of such renown that it was stipulated in their contracts that they ure to be known as "co-stars"' with: Miss Miller, an honor which she graciously, agreed to. - The first name on the list, is that of' Jack Donahue, the agile comedian who extremely popular, in Philadelphia. Next comes the celebrated comedian Joseph Cawthorn, who has been starred and featured so extensively that he needs no further introduction. Then we hav Clifton Webb, the dancing comedian of "Meet the Wife" and other big shows. Mr. Webb has been danc ing the past year with the beautiful Miss Mary Hay, and they have just completed a dancing engagement in Paris. Miss Hay will be in the new musical comedy "Sunny," thereby re- miming'' an association with Marilyn Miller which began when Miss Miller made "her first appearance in ''Sally" throe years ago. And the fifth of the ; quintette is none other than Cliff Ed- ; wards (Ukulle Ike) who will not j only play a part and sing, but also do j his famous specialty. i The William Penn Theatre, pop- j ular West Philadelphia house devoted to Keith Vaudeville and Stanley Pic- I tures, will open tor the season on September 7. George W. Metzel, manager of the house, is preparing to offer an exceptionally inviting bill at the opening and he promises throughout the sea-fcon a succession of attractive acts supplemented by the best pictures. He has had the theatre put into first-class condition for the autumn and winter. Sammy I,e, who staged the dancins and musical numbers in "Captain Jinks." at the Chestnut Street pera House, and who is considered the best of his craft in America, is superstitious about Philadelphia. lie is perfectly happy if any musical show in which he is concerned plays in this city before. its Broadway showing. He points to "Lady Be Good." which he staged, to "No, No. Nanette," which is his work, and now to "Captain Jinks" as shows which bear out his theory. Benedict MacQuarrie. who plays the Portugese lover in "My Son," is writing a play based upon the life of Edirar Allen Poe. He has made a deep study of his works and the contradict torv stories of the life of the author of "The Haven." It is probaby that Mr. JlacQuairie . will play the part of the writer to whom he bears a remarkable resemblance. A tuneful and melodious story instilled with the romance and pathos which filled the life of the great composer, Offenbach, such is the background of the operetta, "The Love Song," which the Messrs. Shubert will present at the Chestnut Street Opera House for H limited engagement begining Monday, September liSth. following its long run at the Century Theatre in New York. These are the last two weeks of Ihe New T.wk engagement of "The Fall Guv," The American comedy in which Ernest Trues plays the title role et the Eltinge Theatre. The run will end on Friday evening. September 4, and the company, headed by Mr. Trues, tv ill begin an engagement -on Sunday veniug, September 0, at the Adelphi Theatre, Chicago. Messrs. Shuberts' magnificent production of the elaborate musical plav. "The Student Prince in Heidel-berV," will open the last week of its Atlantic City engagement Monday night at the Garden Pier Theatre, closing its run of ten weeks on Saturday night, September .", and opening at the Shubert Theatre, Boston, for the coming season. Earl Carroll has been selected s one of the final judges in the beauty contest of the Atlantic City Pageant, making his second service in this capa-citv. He is having some practice in selecting two new big choruses for the ' ' - in i 1 Joe Cook and J.ester .Alien snows, uuu replacements for the Earl Carroll Vanities." '-The Matinee Girl," a musical plav by Bide Dudley and Frank II. Grev. to be produced by Edward Rosen-baum, Jr., will be placed in rehearsal next week. Mr. Dudley, who is the drama editor of the Evening Wprld of New York, wrote the book and lyrics and Mr. Grey the music. Leo Carrillo and the Pulitzer Prize play, "They Knew What They Wanted," will remain in New York until Janua'ry. It was recently announced that Richard Bennett would return to the cast, but not during the New York engagement, after which Carrillo retires for a new production. Mr. Lee Shubert has received a cable from England stating that the famous English stage couple, Dennis Neilson-Terrv and Mary Glynne, have sailed for America and immediately lspon arriving will begin rehearsals of "The Crooked Friday," in which they have scored a great success in London. Dennis Neilson-Terry is one of Britain's most popular stars. He is a member of the celebrated Terry fam-ilv. being the son of Julia Neilson and Fred Terry, and nephew of Ellen Ter-rv "Marv Glvnrie in private life is Mrs. Neilson-Terry, and shares her husband's popularity. "The Crooked Friday" is the work of the noted British plavwright. Monckton ILsffe. -John Murray Anderson is to . have personal charge of the staging of "Dearest Enemy," the musical play in which Helen Ford and Charles Purcell ere to acr. With the advent of Ruth Nugent as the leading woman on Broad-wav. and the present high position of Elliott Nugent, only J. C. Nugent, of this family, remains unaccounted for, ami he will come to Broadway next month in "Gunpowder." written by J. C. Nugent and Elliott Nugent. Ralph Cullinau. author of "Loggerheads" and "Black Waters," the . former a Broadway success, lant year mul the latter scheduled for production this season, sailed last week from London. He returns with the completed script of an American comedy. Monday night, September 7th, will usher in the season at the Forrest when "harles Dillingham will present M:s Marilyn-Miller in a new and elab-orate musifjil comedy protluct'on en- titled "Sunny.".. This event will be of t-.-. . . .flS". O .V?0t"AVLO " .-.-.-...-.V . FOOTLIGHT FLASHES 77zei itfat Be Small, But They Can Sing Those who saw Earl Carroll's "Vanities" will remember with delight two extremely pretty, vivacious and talented girls who sans several selections artistically and scored one of the hits of the show. The girls were known i a the Junior Prima Donnas and their j , . ,v . names are Jessica Dragonette and Celia , liranz. They will be a special added j attraction at the Stanley Theatre this week. The title of Junior Prima Donnas- was bestowed upon them because of the fact that they are only nve feet . tall. In rrettiness and ability they are by no means in a junior class, having passed their senior examinations and fully graduated as real artists. Thei JESSICA DRAGONETTE cma CELIA BRANZ. sing like full grown women and better than many. Miss Dragonette has a flexible, delicious voice, and she is a f olorature soprano of distinction. Miss Branz is a phenomenon. Her contralto voice is full, rich and velvety and audiences are astonished to hear such volume coming from such a pocket edition of a person. The girls were trained by the famous Estelle Leibling, who has made many special arrangements for them. Their programme consists of solos and duets popular and standard. unusual importance as it will mark the retnrn of Miss Miller to the realm of musical comedy, in which she made her biggest and most emphatic success, "Sally." On Labor Lay night- at the Gar-rick, Edward Laurillard and Alfred E. Aarons will present "A Night Out," a musical play imported from London where it ran for two years at the Winter Garden. This will be the American premiere of the piece and it will be given by a company, of English actors, with an American chorus. - Ruf us LeMaire. co-producer of the new revue-hit "Gay Paree," will shortly present a new American, comedy, entitled "An Ace in the Hole." It is the work of Tom Dugan and William Prescott. The Messrs. Shubert announce that they will produce .shortly a musical version of ' Not So Long Ago. Jo- nh Santley and Ivy Sawyer will be featured in tbe leading roles. The score is by Edward Kunneke, famous Viennese composer, who was brought to America by the Messrs. Shubert to compose "The Love Song." The lyrics are by Clifford Grey. Rehearsals will begin immediately. Johnny Weismuller. world's champion swimmer, and "Stubby" Kru-ger, his swimming partner on the Olympic swimming team, have gone into the movies. .ui as uroiessiuiiaiM, out a amateurs. Johnnv and "Stubbv " with 1 a supporting company consisting of Douglas Fairbanks, have made a two reel comedy, "The Pool." which reveals all th'eir trick diving and comedy stunts on the screen. The picture was made at Pickfair, Doug's home in Hollywood, and copies have been presented by Fairbanks to the famous athletes. On September 28 George Arliss will be the Walnut attraction in "Old .ngiisn. Mr. Ari'ss achieved his greatest iriumpn in uia t-ng"sn uur- r ... Tt-tslrno,nth-theT-paft it the R!tz Theatre, New ork 'v-lV9' K2Tl CarrU VU season at :"?.-V:r:-:' s " ' :i ptcriJL mie vaiB", a mm r.t ..:t, i,.. t ( -i ,j k.. , i . i. i .ttii ' ' ii nuti . uii ill I 1 1 7 , t I l 1,11 a ! Playground." by Ida Vera Simonton This is one of the most vigorous and exciting dramas played in years. ThVTeatfeMrdavrSep- Ihe play. My Son. to be ful run of nine months on Broadway. When it appeared in New lork it was heralded as "one of the pleasantest plays of the season" by the New York Times, and was repeatedly styled "a niar nffA i scene is laid in Cape Cod among the native New Enelanders and Portiit-nese I settlers The regular season at the Wal nut Street Theatre will open Mondav, I eeptemDer l, when I'at Kooney will : make his debut at the head of his own ' musical comedy company in "The Daughter of Rosie O'Gradv," supported by Marion Bent, Pat Rooney, 3d, and an excellent cast. "The Daughter of ' itosie CMirady is by Edgar Allan! Woolf. The lyrics are by Cliff Hess and the music by Joseph Santley. Natural for Him to Become Dancer Heredity plays, its part on the stage as well as in other walks of life, and that is why Max Hoffman. Jr., is found to be 'such a pleasing factor in the success of "Captain Jinks," the musical comedy at the Chestnut Street Opera House. For young Hoffman is the son of Gertrude Hoffman, one of the most remarkable dancers and producers on the American stage, while his father. Max Hoffman, is an able musician, composer and conductor. So, at . the age of 22, young Max is established as a musical comedy artist of Broadway calibre, and he performs the role of Charlie Martin,- one of the three pals in "Captain Jinks," in a manner that wins applause from every person in the audience. He is not only an accomplished dancer, but a light comedian of rare ability and a singer of considerable appeal. Max Hoffman's first appearance on the stage occurred during the war, when he was only eixteen. He was attending . Cornell, too young to join the army. His mother, Gertrude Hoffman, was filling an engagement at the New York Winter Garden, when her two favorite dancing partners were called to the front. In the emergency she wired her son to secure three months leave from college and to come to New York to appear with her on the stage. It was natural that young Max should be able to dance, and with a week's coaching, he was able to take the place of the dancers who had gone to war. After the Armistice he went back to Ithaca and graduated from there two years later. Three years ago he made his first appearance in New York in musical comedy, playing opposite Ann Pennington in "Jack and Jill." Then followed six months in Paris, when he appeared with the Gertrude Hoffman Girls 8t the music halls of the French capital. . 'v. g "Second Thoughts By ALEXANDER NEW YORK, Aug. 29. The American who wandered as far as Iondon last spring, found himself confronted at theatre time with a choice between at- tending a slightly interior pertormance f onie American play of which he had already exhausted the exquisite humor in Chicago or Detroit the year before, or just biffing off to see some comedy or revue ny Xoel Coward. Small wonder if such a tourist, sulking at the ausurd- ity of coming all the way to London just to see "Rain" or "It Pays to Advertise," iett groggily lor i'aris unuer tne con fused impression that there was no other contemporary English dramatist except this young and omnipresent 3ir. Coward. "The Vortex," in which Coward himself played the made-to-measure role of a neurotic musician; "Fallen Angels," an indiscreet, inebriated, worldly and riotously comic piece in which our own Taluhah I$ankhead disported herself with abandon; "Hay Fever" by the grace of which,Marie Tempest emerged from the doldrums of middle age to a renewed acquaintance with popular favor; "On With the Dance," a revue that helped revive the swooning fortunes of Charles Cochran these four were running all at once, to say nothing f the odds and ends of song and hilarity he had contributed to the Chariot Revue. There had not. been such a phenomenon since the half forgotten days when Clyde Fitch felt he was being persecuted by tbe managers if anything short of six plays by him were being acted at one time on Broadway. ' It is impossible even for the "Tuost detached onlooker to keep from speculating on the emotions of a young writer subjected to so monstrous a cloudburst of success, easy to imagine that Coward himself must feel something of the disquiet and surprise that struggled in ;the bosom of Cinderella when the pump kin turned a thought abruptly into an elegant coach and the mice into prancing steeds; easy too, to guess that even now he has his own moments of panicky listening lest some stroke of twelve should turn the coach back into a pumpkin and the fine raiment into tatters. Even now? Especially now. One may be sure he will not really believe in the coach and four unless it trundles him without an upset through the perilous streets of New York. Young Playwright Scores Hits For, to the English playwright nowadays, beyond the Atlantic lies New York as invitingly and as inscrutably as "ever Italy lay beyond the Alps. And already Coward is hard at work in New York, dashing feverishly up and down stairs in the shrouded Henry Miller Theatre where "The Vortex" has been rehearsing all week on one floor, while Laura Hope Crews bounds sprightly through the Tempest paces in the "Hay Fever" rehearsals on another the same New York where, as a cadaverous, threadbare and slightly derisive youth of nineteen. Coward might have been seen prowling Broadway on first nights a few years ago, trampled underfoot by the local neophytes and owlishly eyeing the lighted stages which were so soon to break out in a very rash of his own opera. For all these triumphs overseas have come to him in his twenty-sixth year. i Noel Coward is really younger than any one with the possible exception ot Baby Peggy, from whom he should be carefully distinguished. llaving started to work as a child actor sixteen years ago, however, he is old and battered in the ways of the thPatre anfl onlv sifrns of h". h hi k betrays are hft incrediblv jUVenile pie adolescence re confined to face he has written for the London edition of his published plays, an outgiving. which reminds me of nothing in the world so vividly as the profound utterances on art and sin which I. myself, used to contribute with excruciatingly papistical gravity to the Hamilton College undergraduate publications, shortly after the French and Indian Wars. May Repeat Success Here , , ,. , i.t- .J Pla-vs .of. his an,d h's FSI Virtue" tan untried comedy for which Mr. Dillingham is said to be seeking the services of Jane Cowl) should chance to repeat in America the success which Coward had nervously enjoyed in his home town, he may as well give no thought to his ensuing deportment. For no matter what it is. they will say of him that his success has turned his head. Whether he slinks about in the manner of an abashed violet, like an th Chanlin hiding from his dear pub or whfCther he siifies down the brass j or wn(.ttier lie suaes nown me urass pole and hurries resplendent to every 1 , di with the inteDsP risibility of a Channing Pollock, it will risibility mnL- Tin il'fference make no u.nereuLf. They will say it just ine same. t T inn rv t hat Michael Arlen. who has been lifted as giddily to the same abrupt heights this year, returned to T -t escaping from oe this country mis ween uu en l.v. bis return to Mayfair, the sagacious Arlen comported himself in a thoroughly adult and becoming manner, yet London was abuzz with tales crediting him with delusions or eranaeur. nr, pven h,s frind. Master Lonsdale, who htd once basked contentedly in me sun of Arlen s discipleship. was re sponsible for that story of Arlen and the street-walker. It seems that one nignt ine aumor 01 1 ut-sc uanum People" was seen chatting of this and, haply, that, with a lady of Leicester Square. "Ah." said one observer, "he is probably gathering local color for his next story. AMUSEMENTS THi ttLY THEATHE IN PHtLA. PLAYING MUTUAL, BTTHXESQUE SHOWS ONLY PHn.APEI.PHTA APPEARANCE MAX Ml ! FDELDS "' 11m his 20 HUDDLING KUTIES 20 Supporting Company Inclndinr Anna Flnfe, Huichie Hark and Harry Clexz WillowGrovePark The Greatest Band in the World SO USA and his BAND Tonight 7.15 and 9.45 ALL SOCSA PROGRAMS THURSDAY SOUSA DAY Four Delightful ALL. BOL'SA Concerts . SATURDAY BOY SCOUT DAY Amusements Free to Scoots from 13 to 1 SWIMMING CONTESTS on First Nights." WOOLLCOTT '"Nonsense." said the embittered Lonsdale. "He was probably just afraid she might have heard that "The Green Hat' was playing to $18r00O a week in Chicago." Advance Boom for Chariot Revue Whatever may be the portion of the impending Coward plays in New York, it is safe to rely on the success of Lis new 'songs in the Chariot Revue, which will bring Beatrice LiTlie, Jack Buchanan and Gertrude Lawrence back to Broadway in October. For just as he wrote '"There's Life in the Old Girl Yet" for the incomparable Miss Lillie last year, so he has dashed off two new songs which she will bring to us this fall. In one of these she is compelled to assume the roguish manners of a slightly depraved child artiste to lisp a pretty song. Then as a reward she will be allowed to cut loose in a fine romantic ballad with the refrain: "The roses have made me remember what any nice girl would forget," a sweet song that contains the quatrain : "Just an old-FASUIOXED girl In an old-FASHIONEW (own, With an ol.i-FASHIOXED stocking About to come down." However, I myself will not be content unless Miss Lillie pardon me, Lady Peale unless Lady Peale also sings an exquisite nursery song from the Coward songbook. the" ballad which runs something like this:: You must all be very kind to Aunt Jesaie, or she's nevef been a mother or a wife; You must not throw your toys at her. Or make a vulgar noise at her. For she has not led a very happy life. You must not fill her nightdress case with beetles. Or play tunes on enameled Spanish comb. , Though her kiss is certain death. It is rude to hold your breath. For charity, they say. begins at home. She's Satisfied With Her Place Helen Eby Rock, the dancer, who. comes to the Garrick theatre early next moniu in xne city tliap. a musical version of "The Fortune Hunter." is one of the few stars of musical comedy whose press agent does not HELYN EBY ROCK pound out stories of her desire to "do something serious" and get away lrom the lighter torm ot amusement The widow of William Rock, dancing star who brought many young dancers aspire to portray Portia or Juliet and from obscurity to stardopi, does not is content to remain in musical shows where, she received her start. After several season in revues Miss Rock, then Helen Eby. in 191D, became the dancing partner of the late William Rock and two years later married him. In 1022 Rock died and since that time she has been with Diil ingham. a close friend of her husband ! ana wno tooK cnarge ot uer stage career. She was one of the featured players in "The Bunch and Judy" un- der his management and the "Nifties of 1923.' Last season she played in vaudeville with Jack Haley. Gertrude Astor, who has been playing in "Satan in Sables," with Lowell Sherman at the Warner Bros, west coast studio, has announced her engagement to marry Robert Sinclair, brother of Harry Sinclair, millionaire oil man and race-horse breeder. The romance between Miss Astor and Mr. Sinclair started in Hollywood, accord ing to an announcement from the West coast. AMUSEMENTS am HARRISON FORD CLAIRE ADAMS MAHLON HAMILTON r" .ii.iii. i Mil jm mi ii Mil AM) WALNC OPENING MAT. TOMORROW AT 2:15 A Typical French Burlesque Sensation When You Are Not Laughing You Are Looking at the Girl t ASS :i i NEAR - Reviving Sousa's Patriotic March '"The Liberty Bell" featured in his programme by lieutenant Commander John Philip Sousa during his first tour at the nead otlus own organization, s,ive to svmpathv and appreciation. Be-the season of lSJrj and 1SS.".. has been cause of the gvpsy life we lead we are revived by the famous bandmaster for more dependent upon the reception his third-of-a-century tour Sousa be- :pjven our nrofessioual efforts than those ?cHrthl1 carer as U 1banJ dlrT, ,ln n any tr field of endeavor. When 1S.S0 when he assumed command of theion tour our frieDds are often limited ington. While he was director of the Marine Band, he laid the foundation of his fame as the March King with such compositions as "High School Cadets." "Semper Fidelis" and others. In 181)2 he resigned bis commission to head his own organization. "The Liberty Bell" was inspired by the national prominence given to the pilgrimage of the famous Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to the World's Fair in Chicago. The bell was taken to Chicago by a special guard of honor in a specially-constructed railway car. and the Sousa March is a record of the enthusiasm which greeted the famous relic at every stopping place during its journey. The march caught the popular fancy, and was played by Sousa not only during the season in which it was written but as an encore num ber for several seasons afterward. It is interesting to note that "Tho T ih. erty Bell" was one of the first phonograph records made after the talkine machine, as it is now known, was placed ' on the market. Indeed it was recorded before the copyright laws-Tvere amended to give to composers royalties trom the sale of mechanical records so that from the eiiornious sales of the record Sousa never received a penny. tor the revival of "Libery Bell Sousa has caused to be cast a set of chimes costing more than $15,000. These chimes are played by George Carey, xylophonist. Glorifying the West as it was and paying tribute to it as it is, with a magnitude never before attained on Screen Scraps the screen, "The Iron Horse," Wii. ejects oi every-aay conversation an aci-liam Fox's soul-stirring romance of r?ss, cannot expect to win her audience the building of the first transconti- i nental railroad.' will" have its PbJladel- Phia premier at the Fox The;e for a limited engagement of two weeks' only, beginning September 14. A stage prologue of gigantic proportions employing the services of seventy-five artists will presage the production during its engagement. The title of the Richard Tal- madge production now under way has been changed to "The Prince of Pep" instead of "Dr. Jim," as was first announced. This new Richard Talmadge production is by James Bell Smith and will be a stunt melodrama that will eclipse all others of this versatile star's film vehicles. "Some Pun'kins," the first of the Charles Ray series for the Chad-wick Pictures Corporation, is now ready for release. Editing 011 'this production has just been . completed and officials of the Chadwick organization -are convinced that it is one of the best rural comedies ever turned out by this popular joung star. A variation of the "potato masher," a Gerniau hand grenade familiar to every overseas man. plays an important part in Leatriee Joy's starring picture, "The Wedding Song." In the picture it is used as reef bomb by j a sea captain. Another brilliant cast has been assembled by Frank Lloyd for a motion picture. In addition to Anna Q. Nilsson, who will play the leading feminine role in his screen version of Vingie E. Roe's "The Splendid Itoad," a fascinating romance of early California. Lloyd has chosen for important parts Robert Eraser, Lionel Barrymore, Pauline Garon, Gladys Brockwell, Russell Simp- son, ue Witt Jennings, .Marcelme Day, Edwards Davis. George Bancroft. Roy lovaltv and patriotism of any one ct-Laldlaw, Mary Jane Irving and Mickey posing such a flag be fittingly chal-McBann. the latter two ling rated as lenged? Is there not enough pride among the cleverest child actors in j in the people to have formed in every Ilollywood. community a society to have all torn Malcolm McGregor will support t.orinne ixruntn in w . omerset .uaug- ham's "Caesar's Wife," the next picture .to be placed in production by the popu- liar star. The joung actor was signed ! by E. M. Asher. of Corinne Griffith productions, and has been assigned to soldiers and sailors who fought ' gal-the role of Ronnie. lie is the first lantly to preserve these very colors. memticr or the supporting cast to be announced. Marguerite Steppling, 16-year-old 'daughter of John Steppling, famous character actor, is the latest youthful ar prentice to the screen. Miss Step-piling has been added to the cast of "Memory Lane." John M. Stahl's new production, featuring Eleanor Board- j man and Conrad Nagel. It is her first experience before the camera. AMUSEMENTS (ULIMBU BCRLKSQIERS THF. AL.I.--KEW 192S PARIS EDITION WITH GEO. S HELTON ana AL. TYLER The Burlemque Show of Wonder m ' vmumm If L. L ''j It I, i x A STARS Frances Talks of Stage Personality "After all, actors are human," declared Frances Woodbury of "My son." which opens the season at the Lyric, next week.. "We are all keenly respon- FRANCES WOODBURY to those in the same company. The love and encouragement other people receive from a large circle of personal acquaintances must rerach us across the foot-lights. It- is not vanity but a great need for human sympathy which makes the people of the theatre so appreciative of admiration. It is not money but the flowers and wonderful letters which I have received which are the real rewards for my work on the stage. "In these days when the mysteries of pyschology and psychoanalysis are suf- ; if she is not sincere. Nowadays, if ! ? PoP'Uar- player took to sleeping in , r coinn the puouc wouia na ame her yi l"u , e were going insane. Ihe day ot poses lias passed. Actors are no longer to be considered fantastic creatures moving apart from the normal run of society. Personally, I drop my impersonations when I it-ave the stage. I am, then, I hope, my usual self. "If a knowledge of our off-stage personality deepens the public interest and enables them to give our work a more 1 discriminnrins' est ima to . T feel that. players and audiences should see each other without illusion. Sensational 'n-ventions of press agents do not help, but often tend to prejudice the judgment of the public." Harold Makes a. Wise Observation Harold Vizard whose portrayal tf the butler in "When You Smile" at the Walnut is an outstanding feature of the show is a one hundred per cent. American and urges universal respect and reverance for our flag. "Any observant person can see that there is a serious state of apathy in our glorious emblem. No one can walk in our business and residential sections without knowing the careless neglect in which our flag is suffered to be dis played. C an 5 1 lf an a u g u ry that j tiift ar'(ior anfl patriotism toward cause and ideals has cooled when tins sacred emblem, so symbolic of freedom and prosperity of the people is permitted "by so many individuals, associations, corporations and institutions to be exposed in a tattered ele ment-worn or faded condition so gen- Prally noticeable. Should not the ! and faded flags removed, not only the large ones, but the small tings tacked ' up on stores; shanties, cornices and store windows? "Even those in cemeteries, where they have been stuck over the trr-ii-os V . should be removed. As the flag ej-i tcmizes for our armv and navv th highest principles for which they strive in battle, it certainly is our serious duty to see that the boys now in the Fervice shall not be insulted by its careless display. Think of singing ""The Star-Spangled Banner' and at the con-clu sion looking around and seeing a faded and torn American flag dangling from a pole or from a roof edge." AMUSEMENTS THE CO-EDS Musical Farce Coniedv With GAILE BKVKRLV and Great - Supporting- Oast Maurice Samuels & Co. H "A DAY AT ELLIS ISLAND". JENNINGS & MACK COMEDY OFFERING "The Camouflage Taxi" WHITE & CLAIR HARMONY SONGS LES GAUTHIERS Parisian Ptirreyora ot Pleasure WOODSIDE No Finer Park Anywhere BALL ROOM Double Orchestra Continuous Dancing Every Evening September 1 to 12 EASTERN ATLANTIC DANCING CHAMPIONSHIP Preliminaries Close Sept. 3 FINALS SEPT. 10 Fireworks Every Friday ife AMUSEMENTS jDlRECilON STANLEY THE JUNIOR PRIMA DONNAS Jeasica. Dragonette. Coloratura Soprano Celia Branz, Contralto From Earl Carroll" a "Vanities" iVaudeviUe Photoplays POPULAR PRICES ALWAYS CONTINUOUS 11 A. M. TO 11 P. M. Meyer Golden Presents The ANTIQUE SHOP With TAI EICHEN A Stupendous Fantastic Novelty jj OTHER STANDARD ACTS HITLAND With Bernie Grossman Abe Olman - Jack Stanley Harry Krans and Mitzi Richards j FIRST RUN PHOTOPLAY J "THE ADVENTUROUS SEX With Earle Williams. 1 Harry T. Morey. Herbert Rawlinson and Clara Bow ORCHESTRA AND ORGAN MUSIC 2 Com lete Shows Nightly 7 Jt W "H --TBI i JJ-l- yp :15. 7 & 9 P.M.! Monday. Tuesday md Wednesday LEW CODY & RENEE ADOREE "MAN AND MAID" Thurs.. Fri. & Sat "CHICKIE' Monday, .Tuesday "ARE PARENTS j PEOPLE?" Wed. & Thurs. CORINNE GRIFFITH in "LOVE'S WILDERNESS" Fri. .Sat. Norma Shearer. "EXCUSE ME" CAPITOL 8TH i MARKET CONWAT TEARLE. CLAIRE WINDSOR in "JUST A WOMAN" i COLONIAL & CHELTEN Tues... Wed. ! "GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE i Thurs.. Fri.. Sat. "CHICKIE" GTN. & VENANGO 9:30. 7 & 9 j Mon., Tues.. Wed. "GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE" Thurs.. Fri.. Sat.- 'KISS ME AGAIN 6? OPPOSITE "L" TERMINAL Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday ; "GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE" i Thurs. . Fri. . Sat. 'Confessions of a Queen" 41ST & LANCASTER Mon.. Tues.. Wed. "THE GREAT DIVIDE" Thurs. Fri.. Sat. BUSTER KEATON in SEVEN CHANCES" BENN Monday.Tuesday. Wednesday "GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE" Thurs.. Fri.. Sat. MILTON BH.L8 In "I WANT MY MAN" 66th & Baltimore Mon.. Tues.. Wed. MARION DAVIES in- "Yolanda" Thurs. Fri., Sat. Grounds tor Divorce IMPERIAL K & WALNUT Mon.. Tues.. Wed. Marion davies in "Yoianda" , Thurs.. Fri.. Sat. "One Year to Live" CREAT NORTHERN It. LEW CODY in "MAN AND MAID" Thnrs..Fri..8at. .Dorothy Machaill. Chickie' ALHAMBRA la8! ELEANOR BOARDMAN in "Prond Flesh" Wed. Thurs. "PRICE OF PLASURE" j Fri. 4 Sat. House Peter in "RAFFLES" DAVID ZZIASCO . I jn, , f It - - 1 1 Hf CECIL B. ,UJI iU fffrlKtt immortal 'Pdmmount ' m&teipteeSwi&A M j idTJv. Picture com& v and pictures 0 j pjfiv) lT iii this' one, will OjKrP to thJjazz.UJV live forever (Qjf of Today ri . it AMUSEMENTS COMPANY OP AhttMCA Ted Lorraine and Jack Minto ML1E. MAHIE ANDRE in a miniature musical comedy adaptation of "The Moth and the Flajne" BROAD &. CH ESTNUT-a, 6 735 HO I a TviARSHALL NEILAN'S production with BLANCHE SWEET dom a i r rnr m a t LEW CODY CADX& 16 th. and Chestnut" Will Reopen Next Saturday FIRST TIME AT POPULAR PRICES Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ao4" SW "J 1 O " 4- X HheUOSl WORLD vith Bessie Love, Lewis Stone Wallace Beery, WW 1 TV .1 S Lioya nugtu rPALACE Qth &MACKET-945AM .TOH:i5PM A Gorgeous Dr&rnk of Fashion's Follies NORMA SHEARER. VIGTDRIA- 9th &. MARKET-9 A.M. TO H:i5 PH HAROLD BELL WRIGHTS r-j STORY OF A MAN MACE CREAT BY LOVE he RE-CREATION '17 HtNl A Sam Wood Production With KENNETH HARLAN, KELENE CHADWICK. ZASU PITTS, MARY CARR, RALPH LEWIS, ROY BARNES TONIGHT MIDNIGHT SHOW ?Mi LEW $w CODY r A.

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