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THE ONTAKIO AKGU8 ONTARIO, OUEUOjN, TUOItSLAY, FEBRUARY 10, lt2i
MAJESTIC, WED., FEB. 16
A Rib Tickling
All Star Cast
FORMER STAGE HIT BY AVERY
H0PW00D NOW ON SCREEN
Domvtillc Driiiiiu 1h IImhU of "(liillly
of l)H", with Dorothy
When nn nutlior or u playwright
acquires faino, lila onrltur workH,
written bnforo ho liuil mounted fur
up tlio ladder of succoss, nlwuys
Imvu n greatly unliniicod Interest
Avory llopwood Is probably tlio boat
known wrltor of stago farco In (ho
country. Ho wroto "Knlr mid Warm
er," n Hroadwuy hit for two seasons,
collaborated with Mary Roberts
Uhtnohart on tlio fumouH "Seven
Days," ami recently scored unotlior
ton-strlko with "Tlio Gold Dlggon"
starring Inn Claire.
There w a tlino, Hhortly nftor
Mr. llopwood deserted tlio nowspap
or gamo to cant In his fortune with
tho stngo, whon hla wrltlngH wore In
n rathor moro sorlouH mood. "ThU
Woman Thin Man," producod In
Hits period, waa tho play thnt brot
young Hopwood hla first blK buccohh.
Tils drama has now boon pro
ducod as n motion picture, with
Dorothy Daltou tho star, and will
bo shown for two days commencing
Sunday noxt at tho Dreamland.
It la an unusually appoallng story
of lovo, mlsundorstnndlng mid final
reconciliation, tho hnppy ondlne bo
Ing brought about by severul startl
ing dramatic twlata, Edward Lang
ford heads an oxcollont supporting
cust as loadlns man. Harloy Knoles
directed and tho picture la a para
SOUTH BKA8 SHOWN
IN UNUSUAL VUM
Ono of tho moat fruitful mid ro
mantic fields for stories of adven
ture Is tho South Seas. Here wo
have a seething background that
yhas stirred the genius of writers
tho world ovor. Its tropical heat
and Its vast expanso of tho Pacific
ocean abounding In sharks and un
inhabited Islands should lend to
any talo an eerie color that would
hold a reader fascinated.
In tho "Island of Regeneration,"
a Vltagraph production featuring
Antonio Moreno, which will be
shown at tho Dreamland theator pn
Friday and Saturday. Cyrus Town
send Ilrady's masterpiece of the
South Seas, has been brought to
tho screen with all tho'charm that
tho book possessed. Tho castaways,
with thoJr staring ftyes watching for
a ship on tho horizon, 'wore never
painted with more poignant feeling
, tho despair of souls adrift In
small boats on a surging sea were
iievor shown before In colors so
dramatic and torrlfylng. It Is a vlv
, Id virile 8,tory told with splendid
ALL ARE AGREED
Wonderful Comic Opera
Is the greatest musical entertainment ever written.
Eclipses all other productions in beauty and musical
RALPH DUNBAR'S PRESENTATION
Now on transcontinental tour. Is the identical com
pany which nearly a million music lovers in hundreds of'
leading cities have just acclaimed
"The Most Superb Production of Recent Years"
With an All-Star Cast of Operatic Artists.
BEST SINGING CHORUS EN TOUR
Superb Symphony Players in Company's Own Orchestra
One Night Only
Seats now on sale at Majestic Theatre
Jp A i
lllH 1; !
"BELOW THE SURFACE"
GIVES STAR REAL CHANCE
Director ()kiih Wny for Ilolmrt lion-
worth's Itexeuo mid Actor
LIVES 21 YEARS WITHOUT
SEEINC HUMAN BEING
Ituliy Iloliliihoii Cruitoo Found on
Koutli Ben Island By
In no profession Is prosonro of
mind a moro valunblo mwot thnu In
motion picture directing. Irvlif WII
lat, tho same director who fllmod
tho nccldontnl crash of airplane In
"Tho aVlm Oamo," bkvo uiiollmr ex
hibition of his Ingenuity during the
production of tho Thomas. II. Iuoe
plcturo "Ilolow tho Surface," In
which Hobart Iloaworlli will iippwr
ut tho Mnjostlo Tlieatro noxt Suudoy.
Ono of tho big scenes In this pic
ture Ih tho collision of n steamship
with a derelict In tho fog and tho
sinking of the stoumcr. Wator
pours Into tho cabins mid salon's of
tho doomed voasol with startling
reallsur, sweeping passengers mid
wrockago boforo It. So great was
tho forco of tho wator during tho
filming of tlits cplsodu that one of
tho "oxtras", a young girl, employed
In tho scone waa stunned and, be
coming unconscious, wns hurled In
to tho wreckage Sovornl actors, In
cluding Hobart Iloaworlh, sturtod to
"Lot Hosworth go alone" shoutod
Director Wlllat, at tho same tlmo
seizing tho others by tho arms.
"Koep on Brlndlng," ho told tho
So Hosworth leaped Into the maol
strom and, nftor a strugglo of a few
minutes, brought tho girl to safety.
And evory foot of It was recorded
In tho film.
PALLETTH AOAI.V A
Eugene Palletto enactsono of tho
leading characters in "Parlor, Hod-
room and Hath," the Metro picture
adaptod from tho Now York stage
comody hit by C. W, Ilell and Mark
Mr. Palletto befqro this portrayed
"lied" Jocelyn In "Alias Jimmy Val
entino," Dort Lytoll's plcturlzatlon
of Paul Armstrong's play; and still
previously was May Allison's lead
ing man In "Pair and Warraor,"
playing Dllly, tho model husband.
In "Parlor, Dedroom and Hath" ho
will have tho role of Reggie, also o
model husband, and one who gets
himself into some amusing scraps.
"Parlor. Bedroom and Hath" Is a
hilarious boudoir comody by C. W
Doll and Mark Swan. It was first
staged at Atlantic City and later
went to tho Ilopubllo Treatre In New-
York City, where It had a successful
run.' In the film production Iluth
Stonehouso will bo Polly Hathaway.
On a lonely tnlnnd In tho South
Pncttlo n baby Robinson Crusoo liv
ed his strutigo llfo for twouty-ono
years. Whon ICutherlno Hrouton, os
cnplng from tho consequences of mi
experiment in radicalism which had
taken hor to sea aboard of young
Longford's yacht, reached tho Is
land In n motor boat, John Char
uoek had forgotten all human
spwrh, with tho oxceptlon of a few
Hues of n slmpto prayer taught
him by his mother.
Tho strango story to told In "Tho
Island of llegonnratlon," by tho
Itov. Cyrus Townsend Hrady, vis
uallzod by Vltagraph. It will bo
shown at tho Dreamland theater on
Friday nil Saturday.
'When John Chaiuock, Sr., decid
ed on a long sou voyage for his
wlfo's health", John, Jr. was five
years old. Slx-uio:iths lator, In tho
South Sens, Charnojk's vessel cnught
fire at sea and had to to abandon
ed, Charnock, with his wlfo and
child and tho llttlo hoy's dog, in
ono of tho boats, bocamo separated
from tho others, Tha mutt wat
washed overboard. Tho boat wat
thrown up on the shore of an un
chartod Island. The woman did not
survive tho shock mid exposure, and
later tho dog died, leaving the child
utterly alono except for monkeys
and parrots which ho mado his com
panions. Kathorine Hronton, reaching the
Island more than twenty years lat
or, finds the seomlng savage and
discovers that tho undeveloped mind
has romarkablo qualities. Sho sots
herself to teach him, and In this she
accomplishes her o.vn rezoneratlon.
Tha role of Jo:m Cliurnock, the
castaway, gives Antonio Moreno ro
markablo opportunities for Impres
sive acting, and I&llth Storey Is a
BERT LYTELL AGAIN
society reporter on a "scandal sheet"
played In the original stago pro
duction by Florence Stono. "Par
lor, Dedroom and Hath will be
shown Tuesday at the Majestic,
SCORES BIG SUCCESS
In "Tlio MMcitdlni; iMly" at The
MnjCMtic Theatre, lit IK'UghtN Au
dience In Hole of Woman-tinner
Thoro havo boon plays with "cavo
mon" heroes boforo, and undoubted
ly thoro will bo many to follow, hut
nil who sco Hort Dytoll In tho
Motro spoclnl, Tho Misleading Lady
which Is tho foaturo attraction at
tho Majestic Tlieatro Friday and
Saturday, say that nono can attain
tho marvolous quality which char
acterizes this ono.
This Is to bo expected, for Hurt
Lytoll lifts evory play In which ho
stars out of the ordinary into tho
poaks of achlevomont.
1'iiv. Notes from Portland Oii'koiiIiiii
Ho gavo tho rolo of tho woman
hating lovor a vorvo and forco that
mado for a thrilling evening to the
packed house which sat absorbed
through tho exciting abduction mid
woman's taming scones, or which
shook with laughter at the delicious
humor which saturates tho plcturo.
This Is nn unusunl plcturo, moro
effoctlvo oven in tho screon version
than in tho original play form by
Charles Ooddnrd and Paul Dlckoy,
whon It scored such a triumph on
tho Now York stago. Tho reason Is
obvious the brilliant work of Ilort
Lytell glvo tho adaptation for the
silver screon mi uuforgetablo mas
JIo Is admirable as Jack Cralgen.
tho onglnoor who Iiuh roturnod to
nffoto Now York from n big construc
tion Job' In Africa, only to find that
his supposedly Invulnorablo Woman
hating Bplrlt has been broken thru
meeting a lovely society girl, Helen
Eteol. He proposes without loss of
tlmo, but discovers that he has boon
made a fool of. Helen hus made
Jjlm got down on his knees to prove
that she has Btage ability mid do
servos tho place of leading woman
at tho "llttlo theatre" run as n
hobby by a millionaire.
Cralgon loses no tlmo in snatching
her off, struggling, to his hunting
lodge In tho fastnesses of the Adtr
ondacks. Thero ho proceeds to give
'Helon a lesson In primitive emo
tion, and soon succeeds, through
his brusquo wooing, In winning hor
lovo. Dut only uftor sho lias knock
ed him unconscious, and her ftance
has come up to settle matters with
Cralgen and finds htmsolf unable to
Tho plcturo leaves nothing to bo
desired. Tho production was direct
ed with oxcellent art by deorgo Irv
ing, under the personal supervision
of Maxwell Karger. Lois Zellner ad
apted the play.
Fiiduy iitid HmIiiiiIiij
Misleading Lady. Hurt Lytell
Vanishing Dagger Saturday
Snub Pollard Comedy
Sunday mid Mondii)
Helow tho Surf aco., Hobart Horworth
Pals and Petticoats. .Sunshine Com.
Pnrlor Hodroom and Hath.. All Star
II011IN HOOD Comic Oporn
Rich Olrl, Poor Girl., aiudyti Walton
Mutt mid Jeff Comody
I'YIdny mid Saturday
Island of Rogouorntlou. . . .All Star
South Soa Island Plcturo
Sunday a"d Monthly
Guilty of Love Dorothy Dalton
Nows and Comody
WedncMlny mill Thiuxhi) .
Six reiisntluniil rseli of lovs
mid adventure nbovo mid bo
nenlh the scat Itniiglng from
n fishing vlllngu homo to u
city pulacu of pleasure. Vivid
with mystery, wreck mid peril,
mid the most exciting under
water explo'ts ovor shown In n
Two Reel Comedy
CHURCH OF TDK NA.ARKNK
(Rov. (leo. Ward, Pastor)
Suudny School, 9MC A. M.
Pralso Mooting, 7:00 P. M.
Pronchlng, 7:30 P. M.
Cottage Prayer Meeting, Tuesday
ovontng, 7 o'clock.
Tho regular mid week prayer
meeting Thursday Eve. 7:30.
Come whore tho blessing of th
Lord rests upon tho people.
S. M. Moltham, of Ironside, was
hero on business Saturday.
Mrs. Henry Orlffln roturnod Sat
urday from a visit to rolatlvos and
frlonds In Holso.
J. S. Mnllot was In Holie' visiting
his hrothor VJvlan, who is In n hos
pltnl thoro, tho first of tho week.
Tho dog poloncr flond still Booms
to bo at work, tho children of Al
bert Christiansen lost tholr pot dog
by poisoning Saturday.
WOULD SHE GROW TO BE
LIKE THIS MAN?
Must sho spend the
rest of her days on this
Could she teach this
childish heing to talk
and make him a com
panion? Would she, too, he
wearing a dress o f
What faced her as she
entered the cave?
The storv is told in
"The Island of Regeneration"
It will hold you.
It will grip you.
You can't afford to miss
CBS ' .'ulSSESSU: . . t ftt the
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Matinee Saturday
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