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TIIE SUNDAY OltEGOXIAN, PORTLAND, JULY 4, 1920
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mHE first of
when Fanchon and Marco open
a eoven-nirht bill at the Heilig the
ater In their attractive dance revue.
Th week's stay is made possible
by the closing of the Orpheum sea
son, and at various times during the
summer similar week engagements
will be booked. Fanchon and Marco
are excellent dancers of original
method, whose act a season ago on
the Orpheum was a sensation.
These two resourceful dancers have
evolved an entire revue with an ex
cellent supporting cast, which in
cludes the comedians Nelson and
Ciiain, the blackface funsters; Arthur
West with Bill Dooley and Muriel
Stryker. a group of dancers called the
Wright Dancers, and a beauty chorus,
besides other principals. Marco plays
til violin and one of his specialties
! dance while playing the instru
Their engagement opens tonight at 1
the Heillg and continues all' week
with matinees on Wednesday and
The next attraction at the Heilig is
the Yiddish Players, an organization
devoted solely to presentation of
dramas and comedies in the Yiddish
language. They will put on "Adam
and Eve," July 11.
The Lyric this week is offering a
farce set to music labeled "The Jolly
Widow" with Ben Dillon and Al Frank
carrying on in their famous roles of
Mike and Ike.
Long Tack Sam, prince of Chinese
wonder workers, is to be topllned
at Pantages with lis big company
for the week commencing with to
morrow's matinee. Long Tack Sam
was a sensation on Broadway wien
he first came from the orient. Then
he amazedgthe people- in almost every
metropolis of the world and now he
has returned for a tour of Pantages
circuit before going back to Broad
way. There are a number of excel
lent supporting features on the pro
gramme which promise fine summer
HEILIG BILL CLAIMS LSTEREST
Itcrue Costumes Are Designed by
Dainty Fanchon Herself.
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coming engagement of those famous
dancers and specialists, Fanchon-and
Marco, whose revue opens a week's
engagement at the Heilig commenc
The costumes, as well as the pretty
and comely girls who wear them, will
be found a distinct and unusual fea
ture. These costumes were designed
by dainty Fanchon herself, who is
noted throughout the United States
aa one of the cleverest creators of
fashionable and bizarre costumes.
Comedy scenes of the unroarious
sort follow the brightest of vaude
ville turns. Dancing Is Interspersed
throughout the entire evening's per-'
formance, and one novelty fol
lows another with almost breathless
Fanchon and Marco are seen at
their best in their own revue, as cre
ators of modern dances. They oc
cupy a niche all their own. and the
grace and ease of their movements
brought forth three-ply superlatives
from critics in eastern cities.
Fanchon and Marco have seen to it
that the supporting cast . is the
best that could be secured. Among
tnem are tne irresistibly funny Nel
on and Chain; Arthur West, black
face funster: Bill" Dooley, Muriel
Stryker, v right dancers, Phil Har
ris and Lucille Harmon. The chorus
claims to be the "30 most beautiful
girls in the world."
TIDDISH PLAYERS AT HEILIG
"Adam and Eve" Allegory in 4 Epi
sodes to Be Shown.
Max Ganz, starring Sam Morris,
supported by Pearl Winters and com
pany, will stage "Adam and Eve" at
the Heilig theater Sunday, July 11.
The play ta an allegory in four
episodes. It practically duplicates on
the speaking stage "Woman," shown
In film at the different theaters re
The Yiddish players, a unique coro-Mi)-,
baa a record of IS .consecutive
seasons in New York. The company
is now touring the United States,
coming here from Winnipeg.
XOTED MAGICLAJf AT PAXTAGES
Long: Tack Sam Presents Gorgeous 1
Oriental Tricks of Magic. !
One of the most important engage
ments in the summer vaudeville sea
son is announced for Pantages for the
week commencing with tomorrow's
matinee when Long Tack Sam, the
famous Chinese magicl.-n. and his
own company of Far Eastern, stars
present their spectacular offering.
Long Tack Sam's appearance here
follows a triumphal tour of the world
when his aggregation played in every
metropolis in all civilized countries.
It is seldom that an act of this im
portance comes westward in the sum
mer season but before leaving on the
world tour. Long Tack Sam agreed to
appear exclusively on the Pantages
circuit before accepting Broadway en
The magician presents, bits of the
mysticisms of the orient assisted by
his company, and the latter present
amazing tricks and acrobatic feats
that have astounded millions. The act
is gorgeously staged in rare tapes
tries and costumes, making It a beau
Supplementing the principal offer
ing is a programme of delightful en
tertainment. Jessie Hayward and her
own company appear in the Francis
Hoyt playlet, "Air Castle Kate. a
little drama of real life.
Herta Corty and Edith Althoft are
petite Parisiennes who offer their or
iginal dances and their bright lnstru
mental selections. The act is a breezy
Pete Pinto and Boyle have a great
laughing hit 'in "The Mysterious
Trunk, in which the duo prove them'
selves droll comedians of rare ability.
Jack DeWinter and Ivy Dose have
a dance offering that is tilled with
unique terpslchorean offerings. The
concluding dance, "The Indian Idyl,"
Is an exquisite creation.
Margaret Strain is a happy little
coiicortlna player whose selections
have wide scope.
A new Pantages Vitagraph comedy
will make the. movie fans happy.
The Haberdashery with Harring
ton Reynolds and pretty girls con
eludes its engagement with the con
tinuous performance today, commenc
ing at 1:30.
In which heart throbs, humor and
philosophy are aptly blended. Don
Mullally, author of the sketch, has
contributed many successful playlets
to vaudeville, among them being
Maggie LeClalre's "The Unfair Sex"
and G. Gordon Swayne's "Off With
the Old Love."
They say nobody loves a fat man, but
Fred Lewis and his 250 pounds seem
to be very well liked. If pot loved, by
everybody who sees and laughs at
and with him. From the moment he
brings his excess baggage on the (which the Oaks auditorium will tem
tage at a gallop until he departs he porarily be dark. Two shows will
is said to inspire gales of laughter, mark the Fourth of July programme.
bongs, smiles ana. pianoiogue- are tne
essentials in the entertainment promr
ised by Driscoll and Westcott, an en
gaging couple who are reputed to
have something new to offer in their
The Link os are a man and woman
with a gymnastic novelty tn which
tight-wire work is given prominence.
A fast routine of thrilling feats Is
capped by the man's performance
white standing on his head on the
HAS HOLIDAY BILL
Girls Dominate Festive Programme
Gay and festive as a holiday en
tertainment should be, is the promise
for the new bill which comes to th
Hippodrome this afternoon.
Girls will dominate the bill, six of
them being -scheduled to appear tn
colorful potpourri of melody and
dance, described as the "Military
Revue. They are heralded as pretty.
petite and stunningly garbed. The
make their first appearance In a mill
tary song and dance ensemble an
then prance through a jazz number,
an Irish peasant revue, dainty French
toe dance and Scotch and Spanish
The photoplay will be the Loew
Metro production, "A Willow Tree,
with Viola Dana as the star. Th
picture is an Idealistic romance of
Japan, in which the little daughter of
an lmagemaker runs away to avoid
marrying her father' choice and im
nersonates an image carved from
willow tree which the father had
sold to an American. The Image turns
to life and the American falls In love
The comedy playlet, "Anxious Mo
ments." occupies a brignt spot on the
bill, which will be produced' by Mul
lally, Howell and McCarthy. The
sketch is said to have a unique plot
Biehle plays a "chorus girl role as
Peggy Norton. Miss Biehle will sing
"Wait Till You See." and will call
in the chorus on the refrain. Bob
Talbert and the chorus will sing "Rose
"Peggy" will be sung by Miss Ureka
and "Oh, You Betty," by George Rehn.
Paul Locke and Jean Sheldon, a mem
ber of the chorus, will offer a dancing
The show continues throughout the
week, closing Sunday night, after
Adelphia Musical Comedy Com
pany Put on Special Programme.
For the final week of its season
at the Oaks Amusement park the
Adelphia Musical Comedy company
ill present, starting Monday, "Cafe
do Jazz," a lively musical revue. The
programme Includes a series of inter
esting dance numbers staged under
the direction of Paul Locke.
"Cafe de Jazz," arranged for the
company s farewell by Oeorge Kenn,
principal comedian for the company,
and offers opportunity for the expres
sion of the individual comedy concep
tions of such of the company's stars
as Minerva Ureka, Martha Biehle,
Paul Locke and the Real trio.
Rehn will take the part of Mike
Hogan and Miss Ureka is Lillian
Tussell, an actress, while Martha
FORTUNE HUNTER GETS IDEA
Lyric Theater Offers Comic" Tangle
in "The Jolly Widow."
"The Jolly Widow," In which a band
of crooks set out to marry wealth
and titles and mistake the persons.
involving themselves in a tangle
which makes one of them rich and
another miserable, will be the attrac
tion at the Lyrlo theater for the week
Ben Dillon and Al Franks, as Mike
and Ike, will have a small share in
the plot until the first half of the
show is finished but they will have a
chance to score several specialty num
bers, one of which will include i
comic scene In which a crook shows
how a naughty wink may be a valua
ble asset to the woman who knows
how to make the best of it.
The- story oencerns a fortune-
hunter (Carleton Chase) who mis
takes a poor widow (Dot Raymond)
for a rich one and who sets out to win
her only to find that the rich woman
(Madelaine Matthews) has a face too
homely to be looked at twice In the
same day. Two more adventurers
enter the arena and err in their se
lection of mates. Then the fortune
hunter get an idea which brings
wealth to himself, a husband to the
homely widow and a $5000 check and
a wife to Ike, who tried to be an in
nocent bystander. A mock marriage
is one of the fun specialties included
in the production.
Song hlt3 will include the "Argen
tina" song over which Oscar Ham
merstein is involved -in a lawsuit,
along-with "Doo-Dee Blues," by Billie
Bingham; "Dreamy Alabama, by
Clarence Wurdig; "Whistle a Song."
by Dot Raymond, and "Play My wed
ding March in Ragtime, by Carleton
BIG FIREWORKS TOMORROW
Battle Scenes Will Be Depicted at
Scenes depicting night encounters
on the battle front in the world war
will be reproduced at Columbia beach
tomorrow night with an elaborate
series of pyrotechnical display sets.
All of the magnificent illumination
effects of a battle will be depicted.
The feature of the exhibition will
v, th representation of an aerial
fiirht showing machine-gun fire ac
coropanied by flashes and reports that
can be heard from three to four miles
distant. The air. bombs and the trench
lights used during the long night
vio-ilK in "No Man's Land" during the
world war also will be reproduced Just
as they appeared on the battle lines.
A vast amount of money has been
expended in the preparation of of the
display, the pyrotechnical sets alone
costing hundreds of dollars.
For the Fourth of July celebration
today at the park there will be base
ball games, sports of all kinds, picnics,
dancing, swimming and a thousand
Children at all times are admitted
to the park free when accompanied
by their parents.
The hydroplane at the beach this
year already has set a record for the
number of passengers carried. Last
Sunday the big machine was kept
busy from early in the day until late
at night when a long waiting list was
turned down because of the darkness.
For picnics, there is every accom
modation, even free gas for cooking.
quired a new Curtlas plu.ne and after
his course of Instruction under A. B.
McKeniie, former army pilot, is com
pleted he intends to be "high flying
salesman" of the Pacific coast. He is
the only salesman west of Chicago to
use an aeroplane to call on his trade.
He got his first experience and be
came an aeroplane enthusiast in con
nection with the Oregon, Washington
& Idaho company, under the personal
supervision of Victor Vernon. He
later took further instruction with
the O. K. Jeffrey Aeroplane company.
He Is proud of his new plane and
feels certain that he will be able to
make every customer of his an en
thusiastic follower of aeroplanes be
fore he Is on the road six months.
No naval man has ever held the
presidency, while 14 of the presidents
were at one time or another con
nected with the army.
SALESMAN TO USE PLANE
Simmons Will Fly Over Roads for
Flying to work via aeroplane is the
latest thing tn up-to-date business
methods. Rolla L. Simmons, Hazel
wood company salesman, will go on
the road, or above the road, through
western Oregon and Washington by
aeroplane In the near future.
Simmons claims that travel by mo
tor or train is too slow, so he has ac-
Sunday Double-header at
1:30 P. M. s
Monday 10:30 A. and
Faelc4 Vaudeville Broadway a Alder.
Matinee Dally 2i30. Twice Nightly T and .
WEEK COMMENCING TOMORROW MATINEE
The Sensation of Two Hemispheres
Long Tack Sam
And His Original Company of
- Oriental Wonder Workers
Jessie Heyward & Co.
In "Air Castle Kate"
, Margaret Strairi
The Concertina Star
Pete Pinto & Boyle
In "The Mysterious Trunk"
De Winter & Rose
In Dances Delightful
Corty & Althoff
The Petite Parisiennes
A Cyclone of Laughter
Continuous Performance Tomorrow, Commencing at 1:30
A Wonderful New Bill
AND A WONDERFtJL
with all of ' its wonderful vari
ations will be dedicated to
HIPPODROME patrons at
Six pretty maidens in songs and
dances and elaborate costumes.
"THE WILLOW TREE"
250 Pounds of Fun
DRISCOLL AND WESCOTT
Musical Comedy Echoes
Upside Down. Jugglers
ON SUNDAY, MONDAY,
Today in the Old Orchard
fiicnic grounds. Bring your
unch baskets and stay for a
splendid musical programme
by Nelsen's Crest Concert Or
chestra. Monte Austin sings.
HIBERXIAN PICXIC TOMORROW,
Celebrate With the Llvest'
Crowd in Town.
DAWCIN'O AFTER !OOV A!VT EVKX
l.NG. CO.HE EARLY.
GRAND FAREWELL REVIEW
THE ADELPHIA MUSICAL COMEDY CO.
A galaxy of grace and gayety in
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Last Week of Big Girl Show at
With Geo. Rehn, Paul Locke, Minerva Ureka
and Marthe Biehle
"On the Yukon," Last Times Sunday
BIG JULY FOURTH PROGRAM
Picnic Musical Comedy Outing
Frolic for Everyone
Cars at First and Alder Fare 6 Cents
Admission to Park AIwa a ITrcc.
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Starting Sunday (Today) and All Week
Those Funniest of Fun Makers
MIKE and IKE
(BEN DILLON) CAL FRANKS)
In a Rare Roundup of Melody and Merriment
In which a band of crooks run afoul of a hook in a mad rush
for a rich widow's money bag.
The Rosebud Chorus New Songs Clever Dances Fancy
Tuesday Night Country Store.
Friday Night Chorus Girls Contest.
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