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THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX. PORTLAND, APRIL 11, 1915.
eral 'troops, led by Colorrel- Morrison,
discover the hiding place and surround
the cabin. With the- cunning of a
grown girl the baby leads'the "Yanks"
off .the trail. The father is discovered
by the gentlemanly Morrison, however.
Through the plea rt. the child, the
Colonel, - with exquisite raw senti
mentalism. supplies the rebel with an
additional pass through the .Federal
lines. 'Later in the day a battle ensues
in which the life of the Federal Colonel
is saved by the Confederate scout. Both
are brought to headquarters as pris
oners, the scout as a spy, the Colonel as
. i r.fn,.ari In death. But
OPEN TODAY 10:30 TO 11 P. M.
LOOK THIS PROGRAMME OVER CAREFI LLT.
You will find Just the eatertalnmBt ym Mrs.
The greatest eoaiealr plem4ld 4lram
, celled masle aad ether features.
the littlest rebel appears before the
commanding tienerai ana pieau .vi
life of both men. A too sympathetic
General, pernaps, oui nt"i
human one, makes an investigation
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pathetic and heroic, the men are -par
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ri X Interesting announcement in the
film world comes with the news
that Charlotte Walker has signed
a contract with the Jesse L. Lasky Com
pany to appear in photoplays at the
end of her present season. Miss Walker,
who is the wife of Eugene Walker,
the dramatist, is well known to thea
tergoers all over the United States.
he has starred for several seasons in
her husband's plays, notably "The Bet
ter Wav" and "The Trail of the Lone
some Pine." In this connection it is
interesting to note that Miss .Walker
was the first "Agatha" in "The War
rens 'of Virginia" when this drama was
first produced by David Belasco at the
Belasco Theater in New i ork.
'Miss Walker has for many seasons
been one of the recognized favorites.
Her work is of the clean, pure type
that excites admiration and praise.
The vehicle in which she will make
her screen 4ebut has not been decided
upon.- Another woman who has won
many Individual honors for her clever
acting Is Lots Meredith. . Miss Meredith
has not as yet done any work before
the camera, but she has signed a con
tract with Laskyand will soon appear
In De MUles famous modern drama,
"The Woman." ..
Two other stars of importance have
been obtained by this company. . They
are Donald Brian, who. as' the Prince
In 'The Merry Widow," won interna
tional fame, and Victor Moore, now en
raged in making the picture which will
be his screen debut( "Snobs." ; .
With these stars much is expected
of the Laaky-Belasco Company. No
doubt all these wilt be seen on Port
land screens, as ail their productions
are released . through the Paramount
NATIONAL HAS BLENDED BI1VL
'ew Charlie Chaplin Comedy in Two
Acts Is Special Feature.
The' National Theater for today fea
tures a blended programme It includes
a new Charlie Chaplin comedy In two
acts, a drama, featuring Leo Delaney,
Leah Baird and Mary Maurice: another
star comedy, with Flora Flinch In the
lrad. and a high-class specialty act.
"The Tramp" Is the latest vehicle for
Chaplin and carries this comedian Into
new fields. To Imagine Chaplin Is to
laugh, but In this newest comedy to 'See
him is to roar. As the tramp, adven
tures galore .happen to Charlie in his
ramblings. 1 Is in two acts and each
one 1000 feet. "The Return of Maurice
Donnelly" IsMn three acts and a much-tnlked-of.
nlav. As Maurice Donnlly
Leo Delaney finds himself in a peculiar
postion, when this play is being pro
duced. It Is necessary in featuring the
scene where Donnelly comes back to
hv. 2 nnfc.000 volts of static electricity
passed through his body. He actually
accepts this situation when he learns
that it will not harm him and that
in future generations his experiment
nrobublv would revolutionize tne ac
cepted axibms .of present-day scientific
theories in regard to- human life. The
storr is of a one-time reputable law
yer, but now a "night-hawk" chauffeur
nd associate of crooks. In a raia ne
meets face to face a girl wh had been
formerly a fellow-student at law col
lege. His mask becoming disarranged,
.h. .nirniiH him. She induces him
to reform. "The Rat," a co-partner of
Donnelly's in crime, determines to get
even with the quitter, plans a frame
nn and rets Donnelly arrested and con
victed of murder. Efforts fail to save
him and he goes to the electric chair.
How Donnelly returns is an , intense
climax to a thoroughly interesting play,
innupbr tutfnre the Kan? in the flesh,
he paralyses them with fright and
astonishment. "The Rat" confesses
nH . avoTitunllv a happy ending Is
"He Loved Him So" is a one-act com
edy, featuring Flora Flinch. It con
tains a funny situation, and one the
man has hard times overcoming.
Brown and Collins, singers and danc-
ArL nave oeen enxageu ivr mo
day. Both are past masters In the art
of entertaining, and disclose many new
songs and steps. Carney and Russell
are a whole show in themselves In
their double-piano specialty.
Joe Roberts, banjoist of wide fame,
has just signed with the National Thea
ter for n extensive engagement be
ginning Monday. Mr. Roberts comes
West after several years of headline
work upon the large Eastern vaudeville
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circuits. Many will remember his pleas
ing work in Portland last year.
WAR FILM IS AT MAJESTIC
Littlest Rebel" Is Story
Daring and Courage.
One of the sweetest stories ever told
on a screen will e the picture offering
aT the Majestic Theater for four days
this weekf beginning today. It is "The
Littlest Rebel," a production which, as
a legitimate play, stirred thousands of
men and women all over the United
States. The heroism of the old
South wakes again and walks forth
triumphant among us in the form of a
The daring and courage of the Con
federates manifests itself even in the
babies, and one child, with seemingly
adorable frankness, foils the "Yanks."
The story of the play is not unknown
to. Portland folk. It was played at
one of the theaters here two seasons
ago, with one of Portland's most versa
tile child actresses in the leading role.
The plot of the picture Is woven about
a Confederate child, the daughter of a
scout. The baby sees her mother fade,
like a rare flower, and die; she sees her
stately home destroyed and her father
grow old in the service which is taking
his every spark of energy. After the
destruction of her home the child is
forced to seek shelter elsewhere. She
finds a lonely cabin and there, alone
and hungry, the brave little rebel stays.
Except for the occasional visits of her
father, who provides her with food to
the best of his ability, the child sees no
On one memorable occasion when the
child's father had been wounded Fed-
Lillian Gish Has Role of Annie Lee
in Human Interest Film.
"Enoch Arden," a "four-act Mutual
... D-ronhinivilv Tortrayed
from Lord Alfred Tennyson's famous
poem, will -begin an engagement a
t- . n. ho a tminv. The them
me uiinc t j--
of "Enoch Arden," Tennyson's wonder
ful, poem, always wiu stana as "
the classic themes in nieraiuro.
Suppose that, through no fault o
wAfA snnAratert from th
wife' and'family that you dearly loved
shipwrecked and cast away m
. . j . , aaa .whArA vou remained
for ten long years before being rescued
and then suppose- luh. jw-
, . v, n hAiiAvino von dead.
your wife had married your oldest and
closest friend, wno naa wreu i-ui
s ii ...wifiahw . utter it was-sup
j. v- ., w... im) at sea. What
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would you do? This, in brief, is the
theme of "Enoch Arden."
As would be supposed, the drama 1
m.j .uh Ka mnxt Intense human In
terest. It Is a play that remains with
you long after you nave seen it.
n.x.. t fw. th. hanria Jif finished
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and capable actors. "Alfred Paget plays
the role or anocn Arpen, waiiavo
is Philip Ray, his closest inena; Ju
lian Gish plays the part "of Annie Lee.
In addition to "JSnoch Arden," a
rattling' good Keystone comedy, "Set
tled at Sea," wHl be shown; the Mu
tual Weekly,' giving the world's news
in pictures, and "The Schemers," a
delightfully funny ' light comedy
drama. " . .
"FIREFLY" FILM IS AT STAR
"When Ve Were Twenty-One" Has
William Elliott in Leading Role.
Na)t Goodwin's greatest success, his
characterization of the Imp In "When
We Were Twenty-one," will come to
mind in Portland when it Is learned
v. fairrvHfA fnodwin Dlay. With
WiJIIam Elliott in the leading role, will
open at tne star rneator
.'Tro.A w- u'r TwA.ntV-one" iS
another of the big Paramount pictures
switched over to the Star from . the
Peoples during tne run oi nyjiotniw.
Mr.. Elliott distinguished himself sev
eral years ago in wiaoame jv. . -c b
now starring In "Experience." k dra
matic sensation, whioh has -set. New
n.v. whn w Were Twen
ty-one" U an old one to most Portland
folk. The imp is a youuu, jva.u
harum-'scarum, whom hie, guardian and
m... wi(t V. t a Alf.jinnnlntDd assist-
UllfS 1 1 1111 ij , 1 - "J - -
ants, have all kinds of trouble keeping
in line. "
One of ' the meet striking scenes is
..u . tn . -v.a f.mnnn 7nrin-thian -Club,
when Dick, the Imp, discovers the
falsity of the Firefly?" The scene pre
sents one of the most powerful and
emotional situations ever presented in
From thie crisis the Imp returns re
generated to a better, sweeter love at
MIR. AVAR WICK IS AT COLUMBIA
Noted Star Appearing In "The Man
1 Who Found Himself."
- T 1 W.rwllr AmArfnA'c f JlVOT i t 6
photo-play star, is tne attraciion im
the first four days of this week at the
Columbia in a George Broadhurst play
entitled "The Man Who found rum
self." It is a play with a splendid ap
peal and with no enil of thrills. ' As
.-U. -nrlm HTcnVPTR thfl.t the
an u.-vu.i - -"
proposition of living down his past is
an InsurpassaDie amrcuiiy, yw
has been' allotted a role which fits his
personality well. He is given strong
support by Arline Pretty and Paul Mc
Allister. James Clarke, young, cashier, robs
his employers in order to provide med
ical attention for his sick sister. She
dies and a fellow employe of Clarke's
discovers the embezzlement and black
malls him. Both are eventually found
out and sent to prison. By a series of
chances Clarke escapes, gets a Job and
is earning an honest living. He also
is deeply In love with the daughter of
his employer, who is owner of a big
pottery establishment. ;
Payton, his fellow thief, after serv
ing his sentence, discovers. Clarke and
again blackmails him. attacking the
happiness of his fiancee and her.
brother and taunting Clarke with
cowardice.- From this terrible situation
'Clarke escapes by voluntarily returning
to prison to serve out his sentence.
An added attraction will be a scenic
picture of a trip to the summit of
Mount Hood in mid-Winter by a party
of Portland people. t
"HYPOCRITES" RUN EXTENDED
Film Drawing Record Houses Is
. Continued at Peoples. .
yd u fAnnlea Theater has not
been able to satisfy the crowds desiring-
to see "Hypocrites," Manager Cor-
i r . ... .v rt.wr i'i& t
I.II.LIIV GISH tD WALLAfE REID H EOCH ARDEN," FOCR-PAKT
.MITCAJb JHASTfcR PICTiaJi fKOOl CED BV MAJESTIC AT THE SlJiSET.
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ImfT i it p ' j'iv ifjf iiniaMpag mi KJT"L A i Admission 1
K O D
Most Popular of All Photo-Play Stars in
A George Broadhurst Drama in Five Acts.'.;
. Produced fa William A. Bray.
Love makes a man do funny things. That's why James Clarke, escaped convict, who
stole money to save his sister's . life, returned to prison to serve out his sentence. His
sweetheart stood by him.
A Gripping Realistic Drama with an
Irresistible Heart Appeal
. -' ' .2 ACTS
- Latest Essanay Comedy. Tops them all. Everybody
laughs at Charlie Chaplin ; nobody, at his imitators.
As the "Knight of the Cinders" he's, even better.
The Return of Maurice Donnelly'
Great 3-Act Drama featuring Leo Delaney, Leah Baird
and Mary Maurice. Broadway Star Feature Play.
, Intense and VitaL
They Loved Him So
Featuring Flora Flinch.
Brown and Collins
. . Clever Specialty of Dancing and Singing.
Carney and Russell
Special Musical Hits Double Piano and National
Joe Roberts, the extraordinary Banjoist, will appear at -this
theater Monday for extensive engagement. You'll
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d-ray haa been able to hold, over thl
picture lor a day or two lonsor, al
though it is apt to be cancelled ny
time after toir.orrow nigiht.
ATI .H.ntar.nA rwnrfifl fit the PeODlef.
Theater have been broJten by "Hypo
crites," while hundreds and on one oc
casion thousands of people have been
turned away. Every matinee perform
ance hag been packed, while even the
earner perrormances divb won imw
l. . . nitrh it ham rtftAfl hMtl
impossible to get lnaide the door with
out a longr wan.
The additional run cannot possibly
go longer than Wednesday and prob
ably will have to be cut off before that
. "Hypocrites" has more thar made
(rood in Portland, according- to th
views of motion picture fans
Bessie BellaIre In "The Fparlah
Jade" will go on at the Peoples Theater
immediately after the conclusion of the
run of "Hypocrites," Willi the price of
admission will return to th former
Danmirk has aut SS head of cattle te
every 100 Inhabitants.
WASHINGTON AND BROADWAY
Tennyson's Immortal Ballad
' The most tenderly beautiful poem in the English
' language, graphically portrayed in a Four-Act
Mutual Master Picture
With Lillian Gisn, Alfred Paget and Wallace Reid.
Another Uproarious Keystone
WITH FATTY ARBUCKLE.
A Jolly Comedy Drama,
AND THE MUTUAL WEEKLY
West Park and Alder
LEADING PHOTO-PLAY HOUSE
LAST DAY OR TWQ OF
Because of the thousands of
people turned away, we have
managed to secure this .pic
ture for a day or two longer;
Therefore see it today.
Box and Loge
10:30 A. M.
11:30 P. M.