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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, December 23, 1933
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FOURTEEN At Mason City THEATERS BAER AND CARNERA FIGHT LAST TIMES Primo Camera, heavyweight box ing champion of the world, and Mas Baer, ambitious Californian, will d their individual best to put the K. O on each other for the last time Sat urday at the Cecil in the pictim "The Prizefighter and the Lady' with Myrna Loy as the lady. Jacl Dempsey, Walter Huston and Ottc Kruger are also starred in this film thus combining a marvelous display of muscular physique with some o' the fineot talent in Hollywood to provide interesting entertainmen for any movie-goer. * * ,* "The Day of Reckoning," starring Richard Dix, Madge Evans. Una Merkel and Comvay Tearle, finishes its engagement at the Palace Satur day. Richard Dix in the leading role is up to his usual high standard in this story of a four cornered ro mance. Madge Evans is Dix.' cheat ing 1 wife. On the same bill is the screen ver SIOB of a Will James' novel "Smoky," the story of an intelligen horse from the .time he is broken on western ranges until, after t series of tragedies, he is rescued a the very gate of the slaughter house by Victor Jory and Irene Bentley who have the leading roles in the picture. * * * BIG PROGRAM AT STRAND SATURDAY Probably as large a. bill as has ever been offered to Mason Cityans is scheduled at the Strand theater Saturday afternoon. In addition to a Christmas party with Santa Glaus himself presiding and passing ou free candy ~and nuts to children there will be a special stage attrac tion--Towne's performaing dogs-at the matinee. On the screen wil be Zone Grey's great novel of the west, "The Last of the Duanea,' starring George O'Brien, and the next to the last chapter of "Tarzan the Fearless." Then, if you want still more for your money, you can see the first chapter of a new seriai called "Perils of Pauline." * t * "Above tho Clouds" starring Robert Armstrong:, Dorothy Wilson and Richard, Cromwell, finishes its run at the Iowa Saturday. This is a story showing the inside of Uie dangerous occupation of news cameramen, with much of the action taking place on airships. On the same bill the first chapter of Buck Jones' new serial, "Gordon of Ghost City." * * * Will Rogers' latest picture, "Mr. Skltch," comes to the Cecil Sunday to begin a four day run. Starred with htm In this film -are zasu Pitts, as Mrs. Skitcb, Rochelie Hud- eon, Florence Desmond, Harry Green and Eugene Pallette. A second feature on this program will be a Walt Disney Silly Symphony, "The Night Before Christmas. * + * I.OCAI. COUPLE IN STAGE WEDDING A local boy and girl will get a royal send-off on the road to matrimonial happiness (we hope) Saturday night at the Palace theater when they are married amidst flowers and finery donated by Mason City's leading business houses They will take the leap at 11 o'clock Saturday evening on the stage of the Palace* -Following the wedding there will be an advance showing ol "The Right to Romance" starring Ann Harding. This picture wil" share the Palace bill starting Sunday for three days with "The Gir Without a Room" which fe'atures Charles Ruggles and Charles Farrell with. Marguerite Churchill. » * * Sunday only at the Strand theater Joen Blond ell will be featured as "Blondie Johnson" In the show by that name. Chester Morris plays opposite Joan in this story of a plucky girl who was forced into thi underworld rackets but comes oui on top. * * v "LADY FOR A DAT!" AT IOWA SUNDAY Finally booked In Mason City "Lady for a Day," one of 'the out standing- pictures of the year, comeg to the Iowa theater Sunday for a MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DECEMBER 23 1933 Mason City Screen Attractions CHARLES FAKRELL AND MARGUERITE CHURCHILL IN "Girl Without a Room," which starts a three day engagement at the Palace Sunday. GUY KIBBEE, MAY ROBSON, WARREN WILLIAM, JEAN PARKER AND GLENDA FARRELL, are cast in "Lady For a Day," given four stars in Liberty magazine ratings. This picture runs five days at the Iowa theater, starting Sunday. , ' ANN HARDING IN "THE RIGHT TO ROMANCE," AT THE PAL- ace three days starting Sunday. SCENE FROM THE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DAY ATTRACTION, "The Thundering Herd," featuring Randolph Scott, showing at the Strand Monday and Tuesday. This picture is taken from Zane Grey's novel of the same name. THE HAPPY SKTICHES! PAPA SKETCH, BACK THERE WITH tho do-or-die look, is Will Rogers. The lady on his right, looking longingly to the cast la Pitts. Tho girl with only half her right eye showing Is Rochello Hudson. They are tho leads in the new Fox production, "Mr. Sltltch," ho speeail Christmas attraction which hecins a four day run Sunday at the Cecil. Results of Rock Falls Typing Contest Given ROCK FALLS, Dec. 23--Results of the time test here in beginning typing showed a class average of 31 words a minute with seven errors In a 15 minnte period. Mrs. Lucille Usher is the teacher of the class and Supt. F. A. French gave the test. Results with the rate a minute were: Dorothy Thomason, Mason City, 48 words, 5 errors; Olive Jensen, Mason City, 3S words, 6 errors; Donald Dunton, Rock Falls, 33 words, 10 errors; Wiima Brown, Rock Falls, 31 words, 5 errors; Lucille Hewitt, Rock Falls, 30 words, 6 errors; Maxine Hutzell, Nora Springs, 26 words, 4 errors; Howard Dicus, Nora Springs, 22 words, 2 errors; Mary Jane Davison, 20 words, 3 errors. five day engagement. Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Fan-ell and Jean Parker are among- other stars cast in this great film, portraying an interesting story of Broadway characters and denizens of the "roaring Forties." First Time Shown _^in Mason City . Starts SUNDAY EXTRAORDINARY' sa-ys Liberty,aW gives it -4 STARS/ LAW FORA DAI PRANK CAPRA Production WARREN'WILLIAM MAY ROBSON GUY KIBBEE Jean Parker · Ned Sparks Glenda Fflrrcll · Walter Connolly LAST TIME SATURDAY "Above the Clouds with HOBEBT ARMSTRONG DOROTHY WILSON RICHARD CROMWELL BUCK JONES in "Gordon of Ghost City" CARTOONS -- NEWS -- TRAVELOG Takes its place among the greatest pictures of all time. NOTE--By producer's demand in securing this outstanding production, ive are forced to increase our admission price. MATINEE AND EVENING ADULTS 25c CHILDREN lOc MIDNIGHT SHOW TonJclif--See Tint Cfcnp*er of "PERILS OF PAULINE" CHAPTER 11, "TARZAN," AND ZANE GREY'S "LAST OP THE DUANES" AND ALSO SUNDAY'S PICTURE Showing Sun. Only S h e k n e w that m o Bt men have a price . . . and e v e r y m a n a weakness! "BLONDIE JOHNSON" with Joan Blondell Chester Morris Alto COMEDV AND NESVS Look! A Great Big CHRISTMAS mESENT FOR STRAND PATKONS Monday and Tuesday Fiwt Bun In Simon City Zane Grey's "THE THUNDERING HERD" -" -~ ChrlstmftB Day Prices MAT. 15c EVE. 20c Correct this sentence: "My own lection has so mauy faults," said the man, "that I never ridicule others.' Copyright 1933, Publishers Syndicate.--Davenport Times, COMING ATTRACTIONS CECtt Saturday--"Prizefighter and the Lady" with Myrna Loy, Primo Carnera, Max Baer, Jack Dempsey, Walter Huston and Otto Kruger. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday--Will Rogers in "Mr. Skitch" with Zasu Pitts. Thursday, Friday--"Only Yesterday" with John Boles and Margaret Sullavan and 03 featured players. PALACE Saturday--"The Day of Reckoning" with Richard Dix, Madge Evans, Una Merkel and Conway Tearle, on the same bill with "Smoky," screen version of Will James' story of a western horse starring Victor Jory, Irene Bentiey and the author himself. Special midnite feature--Saturday night at 11 o'clock--A local couple will bs married on the stage in an elaborate ceremony. Also an advance showing of "The Right to Romance" starring Ann Harding, Robert Young', Sari Maritza and Nils Asther. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday--Ann Harding in "T2ie Right to Romance" and a full length comedy, "The Girl Without a Room," with Charles Ruggles, Charles Farrell and Marguerite Churchill. Wednesday, Thursday--"Change Your Luck," all-colored all-star revue, On the stage. "Blind Adventure" Is the picture on the screen. Friday's bookings will be announced later. STRAND Saturday--Big Christmas party for all the kiddles. Free candy and nuts. Special stage attraction will he Towne's performing dogs. Both of these features will be included only in the afternoon program. On tho screen, "The Last of the Duanes," adapted from zane Grey's novel of the same, with George ^riry-jr'V.w'ir % CECIL LAST DAY "The Prizefighter and the Lady" Myrna Loy - Max Baer FOUR DAYS STARTING SUNDAY! SPECIAL CIiniSTaiAS ATTItACTION Tm*t m -v.c.i «n a I" 1 and 1ASU PltTS * |£MRT Eusen® Pal ! ^*-o ^ ou! «»· s^^^r r- O'Brien; chapter No. 11 of "Tarzan the Fearless," and the flrat episode of a new serial, "Perils of Pauline." Sunday only--"Blondie Johnson" starring Chester Morris and "Joan Blondell. Monday, Tuesday--Zano Grey's "The Thundering: Herd" starring Randolph Seott, Judith Allen, Buster Crabbe, Harry Carey and Nouh Beery. Wednesday, Thursday--S y 1 v i a Sidney in "Jennie Gerhardt" with Donald Cook and Mary Astor. F r i d a y , Saturday--"Shanghai Madness" with Spencer Tracy, Pay \Vray, Ralph Morgan, Eugene Pallette and Herbert Mundin. Also the last chapter of "Tarzan the Fearless" and the second episode of 'Perils of Pauline." IOWA Saturday--"Above the Clouds" with Robert Armstrong, Dorothy Wilson and Richard Cromwell. Also first chapter of Buck Jones' serial, "Gordon of Ghost City." Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday--"Lady for a Day" with Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell, Jean Parker and others. First time shown in Mason City. Friday, Saturday--"Fury ol the Jungle" with Donald Cook, Alan Dinehart and Peggy Shannon. Also chapter No. 2 of "Gordon of Ghost City," Buck Jones' serial. Grafton Teachers Leave for Homes for Christmas GRAFTON, Dec. 23.--Teachers who left for their Christmas vaca-. tlon were Miss IX B. Musel to IxWt den; Miss Thelma Folken, Frost, Minn.; Miss M. Bang, Joice; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Norris, Des Moines. Miss A. Crimmingrs will spend the holidays with her parents west of Grafton. Love makes the world go rounij but gin will make you dizzy quicker, if you're in a hurry.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. CHTCKEN DINNER Sunday, 35c. Wonderful chicken and all the trimmings. Merry Christmas! Cafe closed 10 a. m. to -1 p. m. Monday. Lester Cafe Z.gSS d Bcsr. Bnyless, Proprietor PALACE Tonight AT 11 O'CLOCK The Big Event of the Season A well known local couple will be joined in marriage at a PUBLIC WEDDING on the Stage in a beautiful ceremony ELABORATELY STAGED Bridal Attirn and Bridesmaids' Dresses hy PALAIS ROYAL Stugo anil Floral Decorations by Don's Flower Shop Illaiicliard's-- Wedding Ring, Chapman Furniture Co.-- End Table and Lntnp. Montgomery Ward--Sandwich toaster. 1) union's Shoe Hept.--Shoes nrid Boudoir Slippers for BrSde, Palnce Reality Shop--Double Service Oil Wave. Fink's Smart Aipnr«l-- Hosiery for Bride. Coast to coaat Store--Table tamp. Stj'le Shoppp, MJln.nery Dept.--Hat for Bride. .nrner*s--Suit for Bridegroom.. 'enney's --Cress for Bride. ktor's Zlakery --Wedding Cake. ller-JnncK --Hosiery for Bride. fjft Lumber Co. --One Ton Dana Coal. Jordan and Fields-- Shirt for Bridegroom. PniRla Clothing Co. --Scarf Tor Bridegroom. On the Screen: Immediately After Wedding SPECIAL PREVUE "The Right to Romance" ANN HARDING * :1 2 Big Feature Pictures i on THE SAME I Program IANN HARDING I Never so )eautiful . . . in a story of the love game . . . played \vith loaded dice! "THE RIGHT TO ROMANCE" --with-ROBERT YOUNG - NILS ASTHER SARI MARITZA Ends Today "Day of Reckoning" f BEAHDMEBIRL»»BilTSHE'SJI LONG WAY FROM HOME1 GIRL WITHOUT A ROOM A Paramount PicfLira wilh CHARLES nmn IIS 8 H A B I I F R U f i G t f S COSIING WEDNESDAY-TlIUnSDAY, DEC. 37-38 On the Stage: "CHANGE YOUR LUCK" All Colored Revue 30y 2 _ PEOPLE -- 30V 2 Creole Cuties NO ADVANCE in PRICES

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