Daily News from New York, New York on March 23, 1935 · 242
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23 DAILY NEWS, SATURDAY. MARCH 23, 1935 NELSON EDDY STEALS SPOTLIGHT AT CAPITOL ' V:. ' jr. .' - 1 V "T s , i - .ode S' Jeanette MacDonald has the leading feminine role in "Naughty Marietta." the new screen attraction at the Capitol Theatre. Bt KATE CAMERON. Xan;hty Marietta." a Metro-GoIJwyn-Mayer production, book and lyrics by Rida Johnson Young, muskr by Victor Herbert, screen play by John Lee Mahin. Frances Goodrich and Albert ilackett, directed Jby V. S. Van Dyke and presented at the Capitol Theatre. TUB I -T lOrmmr . Innani Frank Morcaa Warrintflco Mtijiioe i"Annarii H-rr S human Krn S'tiumao A Jo-ph Cawt borne tli Parterr Wal!r Kuurfrtl Gret: Mejfr Akira Tarmroff .Harold Htlhrr -JE.iwird Brophj A new movie star emerged from the Capitol screen yesterday when Nelson Eddy appeared opposite Jeanette MacDonald in "Naughty Marietta." FjIiItt ha hrn one of radio's brightest stars and although he appeared briefly in Metro's production of "Dancing Ladv" and "Student Tour," he really comes into his own on the screen for the first time in the new version of Victor Herbert's tuneful operetta TJ',a fino full nowered voice IS admirably suited to the Herbert score. If his singing voice were all Mr SM.Iir nnctUMtcpH tie would be a welcome addition to the screen, but he brings to it Desiaes a canny spnu of eomed ami tlentv of savnir fairs. In short, he over cKnrlrvw Jpanptto Mac Donald, who carries the title role on her lovely Miss MacDonald gives a good lurfnnnin-P. althoilfh it is Hot the best she has brougnt v me screen, ia t tier het when she sines the familiar and enticing Herbert i i songs, tier voice is sweei ana ciear tiH Hnn full iustice to the senti mental "Ah. Sweet Mystery of Life" and the gay "Chansonette and "Italian Street Song." A Boatload f Brides. She carries off satisfactorily the role of the French Princess who mm n(T tn Now Orlparu riiafuised as her own maid with a boatload of brides for the Louisiana colonists, in nrdp tn avoid a distasteful marriage with Don Carlos, Prince of Spain. The first part of the picture moves a little too leisurely but PREACHER. WIFE HELD FOR 'HONOR' SLAYING Pascasoula, Miss March 22 tl. J. J. Payne, Ohio Bap-list preacher, and his wife, Vivian, were held for murder today in the slaying Wednesday night of Adelbert Ewing, 52. Ohio business man. The tentative murder charge was placed after discrepancies in statements by the couple. Sheriff Krebs The sheriff reported Mrs. Payne tId him she fired on Ewing after she had brought accusations against him involving her daughter and he had called her "a liar." One Shot Fired. He id he vst told further that Payne then stepped up and declared "you can't call my wife a liar." Thereupon one shot was tired into Ewir.g's head and he died a short while later. A hearing scheduled for today was delayed by Mayor J. E. Watts, who will act as justice of the peace, on the plea of District Attorney R. C. Cowan. Payne and his wife were taken irm rncfiklv after Fwinc was shot to death at the beach here late Wednesday night Sirs. Payne said she shot Ewing when she f nil him in a narked automobile with her 15-$-ear-old daughter, Gladys Mae Kelley. Notches in Cua. Sheriff Krebs quoted Mrs. Payne jj saying she fired one bullet into Russian Miser Dies, Leaves $500,000 Gorky. U. S. S. R, March 22 VP). Ivan Burtxeff, 70, who lived for years on a Soviet gov ernment pension, died today leaving $500,000 worth of gold and other articles which the authorities did not know he had in his possession. Burtzeff. a high city oiiiciai before the revolution, in recent list A lived with extreme frugality. A checkup of his apart ment alter his deatn aisciosea his hoard. MAYFAIR PRESENTS EXCITING MELODRAMA the head of Ewing in defense of her daughter's honor. Payne styles himself the "cowboy evangelist." He formerly was a Texas ranger. Kis pistol, with which Ewing was slain, Sheriff Krebs says, bears ""several notches." It was the pistol he used in the ranger service, and Sheriff Krebs said the Paynes told him the notches represented fifteen men he nad Killed wnite ne was an oincer. once the bride boat is launched the ifhAn niHfs an and the storv moves quickly. The ship is at tacked by pirates jusi Deiore reaching New Orleans and the nanr frip-htened cirls are rescued by Capt. Warrington, head of the mercenary scouts, who help to make the city on the ueita saie from the red men. Marietta and Warrmerton fall in love and although her uncle and Doa Carlos come chasing after the Princess to New Orleans, deter- . a .i a. 1 mined to bring ner d&ck to me Pronrh Court she runs away again, this time with Capt. War rington as her prospective nus- band. Supporting Cast Good. FnV Mnrp-an and Elsa I Man chester handle most of the comedy eititina and (Hvp excellent SUD- port to the principals. The former plays the beluddlea oovernor oi New Orleans and the latter is his ahrewiah Kiisnicious Wife. Joseph uawtnorne, uori TYiimhrilU f'eeelia Parker and Wal ter Kinp-sford are good in their onnnn r-f" ir or rfilrS. o-j-t . ..! Th nhntnOTinnv is excellent, inu the whole production has been sUknratnl, and OTnpnKTVelV mOUnt- ed and costumed, so that it is a fitting tribute to tne composer oi fviumtti. which was cresented for the first time on the stage in New York just twenty-nve years irinreneo and Alvarez, who have appeared at the Capitol in previ-rtno nmtrraiRS. are the headliners of the current stage show. Helen Don Ton is the soloist ox ine Daiiet and Carl Bonner and Leone Newman mttt the harmonv of the nmimm under the airection oi . . Don Albert. IDA LUPINO BUSY WITH TRIPLE JOB Hollywood, March 22 (JP). Ida Lupino, young English film actress, today began dividing her time among acting, writing songs and creating dance routines. Jler father, Stanley Lupino, has been ap pointed production heaa oi uayety Films, Ltd, British film organization. He asked her to submit some song-and-dance ideas. ! v.. l I ' 1 THE CAST: Jftty Lawrence Nora Pilheam a iw.., Vr-ir Ijorre T.ll rna mil Iodine- Nurae Affiles-B i natead , Fraak Vosixr Hueb Wsketield Pierre Frenay Cicely oatp lGeore Curaoa FOX WILL SCREEN VANDERBILTS BOOK Hollywood, March 22 (P). Fox Film Corporation said today that 4iFarewell to Fifth Ave," a new book about social circles by Cornelius Vanderbilt, has been pur-chased for production this summer. Edna Best and Leslie Banks are importantly cast in "The Man Who Knew Too Much," the May fair's new film offering. (Reprinted from yesterday's late editions) "The Man Who Knew Too Much," a Gaumont-British production, screen play by Edwin Greenwood and A. R. Rawlinson, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and presented at the Mayfair Theatre. terious message, his daughter is kidnaped and he and his wife ara warned to say nothing to the police at the risk of their daughter' life. Back in London Lawrence uncovers a clue that leads him to the Wapping district of the City and just when he is about to discover the kidnapers he is caught and held prisoner by them. In the meantime the foreign agent is assassinated in Albert Hall, accord ing to plan, and Mrs. lawrence, the concert, rec ognizes the assassin and is able to point him out to tne ponce woo low him to tne niaeoui. Saved After Battle. Tho Kaft.le outside the erangsters' quarters is thrillingly done. The police finally batter their way in with rifles and arrive m time to rescue Lawrence and his daughter. Nova Pilbeam, who piayea me title role in "Little Friend," gives a good performance as the Lawrence child. Leslie Banks is excellent as the latter's father and Edna Best is fair in the role of th mother. Pierre Fresnay appears briefly as the friend who is killed off in the first reel. Acting honors go to Peter Lorre, the German actor who rave such a realistic performance as the murderer in "M" that his very appearance on the screen produces shudders. He plays the role of the chief plotter so well that the audience hates him thoroughly. He is able to produce an effect oi horror with less effort and greater cleverness than any other actor on the screen. K- C. paramount :.:. Th thrill and excitement of the latter naif nf "The Man Who Knew Too Much," which is the current attraction at the fliayiair ineaxre, make up for the too casual nan-dling of the first part of the melodrama. , The story begins in bwitzeriana, where an English family becomes involved mysteriously in some sort of international intrigue which re sults in the aeatn or a inena mu the kidnaping of their young daughter. Just what the motive fe that leads to the plotting of the assassination of a foreign agent in Kwia rennrt is not made very clear. But as the scene changes to England tne picture muvcs it melodramatic climax with a mounting excitement that reaches an almost Hysterical intensity before the villains are caught and the sympathetic characters restored to peace and security. Friend Mysteriously Shot. Tk T aarreneea find their young daughter somewhat of a nuisance at ot. flioniz, as sue with their complete enjoyment of the various sports. a frioT, rf the Lawrences is .--n.1cl chnr and before dv ing he directs Lawrence to a secret naner in tus room, cetauac latter finds the cryptic and mys- 0IO CIT MUSIC hall; SHOwriACf (OCKEFELIE ENTER Shirley Temple Lionel Barrymore in "The LITTLE COLONEL" fO rCTJ?E ON STAGE ESCUDERO. Spain's greatajt dancar, in "El Aaw arujo" (Tha Phantom Lover), with big cast and Symphony Orchestra. OOOBS OPEN WOO A. PICTURE AT lO.H. M,S. 3 09. 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