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PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17, 1922.
BY STAGE DOCTORS
ON FINE FEATURES
HERE'S THE HOPE OF THE HAMPTON FAMILY
IN OTHER WORDS, here's Hope Hampton, motion picture star and noted beauty of the screen. Hope is a "native of
' Texas, where she is still the brightest star in the Lone Star sky. She passed over the various stepping stones to fame in an
unusually short time and is now at the head of her own producing company, which seems to be the goal most' sought by the first
rank of screen players. Hope Hampton and Sam Houston are die idols of Texas folk and both have movie theatres named for
them as a testimonial of the esteem in which they are held.
Near-Revival of Bedroom Farce Held Fine Sample of Playwnt
ing; Annual Version t)f Greenwich Village Follies Is Daz
zling 4mpresslon. New York Takes Stock in Num
j . ber of Seasonable Amusements.
Kiser Studios Concentrate on Story-Scenic in Which Frigid Old
Mount Hood, Its Glaciers and Rocky Summit, s Featured;
Premium Players Stage Realistic Bit of Action
and Take Location Jaunt.
Portland's motipn picture production
activities were humming along In true
Hpllywood style last week and Indica
tions for ,a continuation of intensive
work on the part of the two local
producing: companies Is creating: a
wealth of interest.
Fred Kiser and his T company of
players concentrated their efforts on
completing: the Mount Hood "shots"
for "The Crystal Ascension," although
President Kiser took time enough off
to aid in entertaining Elmer Pearson,
general manager of Pathe Exchanges,
Inc., who visited In the city and spent
some time at the Kiser studio.
Premium Productions got well Into
production on the second of its series
of stories, "The Firebrand," a lumber
jack story that will) prove again the
remarkable scenic advantages Oregon
offers the producer of modern motion
The result of all this1 activity is
that the Kiser company has completed
its out-of-door work on The Crystal
Ascension," which will be centered
about Mount Hood and which will
feature the majestic glaciers and the
rugged summit of the old mountain.
The company at once transferred its
equipment and energies to the Colum
bia River gorge and established a
camp near Mitchell's point on the
Columbia River .highway. The scenes
made from this base of action will
be woven into a two reel scenic pic
ture one of the 12 story-scentcs the
Kiser company is making for distri
bution by Pathe Echngea.
Star Has Own
WHICH Is the best suited to pic-,
ture stardom, blondes "or bru
nettes? James Kirkwood, leading man and
famous as a director, has been asked
that question. - And it took a lot of
persuasion to elicit an answer.
Kirkwood, who plans to return to
the stage for a season as, o a as be
completes the leading male role of
"Ebb Tide," now being made by Lasky,
has been a big figure In pictures ever
since the pioneer days of films and he
should know. .
"When pictures first came Into
vogue," says Kirkwood, . "brunettes
stood the best chance. Directors seemed
to think that blondes would not, photo
graph. When photography progressed
to the point where lightin gplayed a
big part in the making of pictures, the
brunette learned that nearly every di
rector wanted blondes. They liked to
use the spotlight on their golden
tresses and obtain a beautiful screen
"For years blondes had all the best
of it. But suddenly they began to
drop out a year or so ago. Now the ma
jority of the big stars are brunettes.
There's Gloria Swanson, Dorothy Phil
lips Dorothy Gish. May McAvoy and
numerous others. , OXthe blondes who
are still big stars "we have Katherine
MacDonald and Agnes Ayres and a
few others, but most of them are lesser
lights. . .
s "To me there seems no particular
reason to favor one above the other.
It just seems to run in cycles, but. ot
course, blonde stars fade, more quickly
because, they lose their looks earlier."
Another of Btady
Family Breaks in
As Screen Player
Another member of the famous
Brady family broke into the films
recently, although he nearly broke his
neck doing it. He is Edward" A.
Brady, producer and cousin of Alice
Brady, the screen star. Young Brady
Is attached to the technical staff of
Cosmopolitan Productions, and dur
ing the filming of "When Knighthood
Was In Flower" he volunteered as one
f the knights In the tournament which
is held In honor of Princess Mary
Tudor Marlon Davles.
Attired in steel tilting armor weigh,
lng nearly 200 pounds and armed with
long, blunt-pointed lances, the gallant
knights charged each other at full
speed the object of each being to un
horse his opponent, Brady was cast
for the part of "the fall guy." as he
himself expresaed it. and performed a
back fall from a galloping horse that
started the spectators and won praise
from Director' Robert O. Vignol.
French School Kids
Paris. Sept- 1$. Going to. school will
be going to theatre at least part of
the time for the children of France.
Believing in the importance of the
theatre for educational purposes,- a so
ciety has been formed In Paris which
wilK finance free theatrical perform
ances to be given in schools, orphan
ages - and children's Institutions
throughput the country
OftPHIUM Broidwiy at Tj5or. YnwJeTOJe. Karjrl Nonata, "Th Creole Fashion Plate,
heuUirwd. S p. m.. 8:15 p. m daily
PANT AGES Brodwy at Aider. Huh-flua mtderttl sad photoplay feature. Aftaraaoa
an4 wrtes. Procram chanraa Voaday afternoon.
HIPfODROME Broadway at Yamhill. VandsnUs and Alio ak in "Woman's Bate.
CoBtixnuiiia, 11 a. BV to 11 Pk aa. -
RIVOLI Washinjtoa at Park. Alka Tarry aad Lewis Stone, la "The Prisoaer of Zenda.
U l. m. ta 11 p. B.
LWE MOUSE Elrrnth at Waahiastaa. EatcOa Taylor aad Iciria Ftonc. Is A Tool
Tbrra Wa. Jlaa.toU Ik aa.
HKII.IO feroadway at Taylor. Brgiairina- Wadnaaday, lmk Baird. la "Whoa Haabaada
rta-" 11 a. aa. to 11 b b. '
CIR04.E Foarth near Waafcinctoa. Harold Lloyd, in "Graadavts Boy. ' a. m until
A o'clock the Bert anmu.
When the Columbia gorge picture
has been completed the company will
undertake to film an appealing version
of the Indian legend concerning One
onta gorge, an environment that will
lend itself, it is said, as few locations
in the nation, due to beautiful and
unusual scenic views. The Oneonta
picture will be the fourth on Klster's
Returning to the Premium fcom
panys activity," the labor of producing
"The Firebrand" wins attention. The
Beaverton studio has been the scene
of much strenuous work, where, on
the huge stage, are three interior sets,
including a mill office, which will
be worked in with out-of-door shots
at Oregon's timber regions, logging
camps and sawmills.
On Tuesday a genuine thrill was
afforded visitors at the studio when
the camera recorded a terrific fight
between George Larkin, the star of
the Premium company, and other
members of the cast. Of course the
villain, who was Larkin's chief ad
versary, was completely routed by the
athletic hero and his body was hurled
forcibly through a window in the mill
office set. The villain took window
panes and sash with him in his flight.
The fight was punctuated by realis
tic gasps from the visitors, who seemed
momentarily to be held breathless by
the realism of the action. Only when
Director William Craft shouted "cut"
and the battered actors resumed their
natural . attitudes, did the imprompti
audience realize they were watehing
the making of a picture. Naturally,
the combatants were unhurt, aside
from the strain of their strenuous
Larkin and the Premium company
cast left the studios at 5 o'clock Wed
nesday morning on "location." They
made scenes Wednesday ana Thursday
in a logging camp 60 miles from Port
land in Washington. The players
were accompanied on the first," long
distance location trip by General
Manager Frank Ransom .of the East
ern & Western Lumber company, at
whose camp the shots' were made.
The lumberman gave his personal aid
to the company in seeing that all
scenes taken conformed strictly to the
modern ethics of the logging industry.
It is expected lhat "The Firebrand"
will be completed sometime this week
and production on the third picture
of the Premium series wili be started
at once. President J. J. Fleming de
clares. Local Film
The Community Chest for 1923 is
going to have a real movie all its own.
a production put on by real picture
people, directed by a real director and
with titles and captions by profession
als. "I have Just learned of Portland's
plan for financing its philanthropies,"
said George Larkin, star of the Prem
ium Pictures Productions, who is mak
ing several pictures in Portland, "and
as I shall be here for several months,
perhaps a year, I have offered my
services to the chest through Gus A.
Metzger, a member of the publicity
committee, and he has accepted.
William Craft, the director of the
company, is also willing to give his
services. We will need a few grown
ups and quite a lot of children, and
these I propose to recruit among Port
land people. Some of the most beauti
ful homes In thq city and some of the
beneficiary institutions will figure in
the scenes, which we are now working
out. We will begin work on the pic
ture soon, and we hope to make it not
only valuable as propaganda, but in
teresting and entertaining as welL"
The Premium company, which has a
spacious studio in Beaverton, recently
completed the filming of "The Flash."
and now the "Firebrand" is being
maae. At least two more pictures will
be made before the company, which
comprises more than 20 members, will
"We are from Los Angeles, and of
course we had heard a good deal about
your gray days, but we have found
Oregon wonderful for pictures. Surely
your scenery is marvelous, and we
have had fine weather for all of our
out-of-door work. It has just so hap
pened that on the rainy, days we had
previously planned studio work.
"I would ratler work in movies than
anything else." said Larkin, who is a
dancer and legitimate actor of abilitv.
"Because the field offers so much
greater variety, and then one can see
just what mistakes have been made
nd correct them. Movie work is an
education in Itself.
Mrs. Larkin. who is here with her
husband, is also a gifted dancer, and
the two of them are in great demand
for social and benefit affairs in Los
Angeles and Hollywood.
Lloyd M. Coppen's musical program
for the Hippodrome theatre thia week
consists of "Raymond." by Thomas,
for an overture. He also uses. "Say It
While Dancing. and "Smllin -Through."
"State Street Blues'" and "Coal Black
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Bible Pictures to
Be Featured Week
At The Auditorium
As a result of requests coming from
delegates to the Episcopal convention
in Portland, this city will be the first
to see Che full nine reel production of
the Bible as produced by Sacred
Films, Inc., of Burbank. Cal. The
production caused a sensation at the
convention because of the beauty of
the pictures. Dr. Harwood Hunting
ton, producer, has consented to' two
showings daily for a week at The
Auditorium commencing September 29,
and this will be the first showing any
where of the entire production.
The picture, which has been hailed
by Will Hays as "a major contri
bution to the picture industry," has
required years to film and has In
volved a heavy outlay.
The entire production haa been su
pervised by Dr. Huntington, who per
sonally attended the first part of the
convention and showed a few of the
nine reels of the picture. He has
been advised by a large committee of
Bible students who studied out every
feature xf the action, the costumes,
customs and characters before filming
The picture i strictly non-sectarian
and has for Its purpose the showing
of the Bible stories exactly as they
are related In the Bible. The .picture
has received the indorsement of min
isters and others of every denomina
tion. The Portland showings are to be
confined to one performance each
afternoon and one each evening for
the week beginning September 29. The
pictures will be presented with an elab
orate musical program.
Must Be Passed Up
London. Sept. 16. Billy Marco n) a
leading' British comedian. ' has been
forced to turn down an offer of $7S0,
000 on contract for three years', work
In America. Maroon recently appeared
on Broadway, where he was something
of a sensation, but he is unable to ac
cept the present offer because of being
tied up on a previous contract until
1932. The offer waa the highest ever
made to a British actor.
Earle Williams has a new leading
lady. She is Gertrude Astor, "the
stunning - beautiful and statuesque
blonde." ' Wtagraph signed ber the
moment she completed ber engagement
with Gloria Swanson in "The Impos
sible Mrs. Bellow." -
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Pearson of Pathe a Visitor
By Earl C. Brownlee
"It TTKTH Interest on film row centered
last week about the visit to Port
land of Elmer Pearson, general man
ager of Pathe Exchanges, Inc. who
conferred with Manager Samuelson of
the local exchange, toured the Colum
bia river highway, and inspected the
facilities of the Kiser Studios. Inc.,
while here. Pearson, who is one of the
best known figures In the film distrib
uting industry . of the . nation, missed
W. S. Wessling, Pacific coast district
manager, who makes his home here,
because the latter had just departed
on a trip over the territory. On Mon
day Pearson was taken over the high-,
way by Fred Kiser and others ofv the
Kiser studio staff. Settings for some
of that company's pictures were
pointed out to him and tie made en
thusiastic comment about the scenic
beauties of the Columbia river gorge.
He manifested special interest In the
series of pictures Kiser Is making for
Pathe distribution. Mrs. Pearson ac
companied her husband.
Several .requests have come lately
from the Rivoli theatre patrons to
Manager J. C. Stille that the orchestra
be permitted to play "Lohengrin"
(Fantasia) so for this Sunday noon
concert today at 12 :40 Salvator San
ta elia. the conductor, will Include it on
the program. The program Is as
"Lohengrin" (Fantasia) request;
"Menuet Farandole" from U Arlesl
enne) Suite No. II -, "Sally" (Selection) :
"Espanita" (Spanish Walts) ; "Semira
' "Laughter Is the greatest stabilizer
in the world" says Viola Dana, whose
next picture to be shown in Portland is
coming to the Rivoli. The film Is The
Five Dollar Baby" and it takes six
reels to present the story read by
minions In the Saturday Evening Post,
Irvin Cobb, wrote it. Miss Dana's
motto, expressed in the picture, is to
convince people that there can be
happiness, even when the clouds hang
lowest, and they will have something
to strive for. - '
Tuesdaywas the 20th anniversary ot
the entry . of Sal va to re Santaella, dir
eetor of music and pianist at the Rivoli
theatre, into the realm of music, for' it
was that long ago, at the tender age
of five years, that the conductor of the
Rivoli symphony orchestra started
taking lessons on the cello. Although
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he was but five years of age. he had
a mind of his own and decided that he
would rather play the piano. So after
three years sowing away at the cellp
he changed, much against his parents'
wishes. And now, after 20 years, he
and a large . number who admire his
playing, are of the opinion that the
change was for the better.
Appropriate ceremonies marked the
opening of the new Eugene theatre at
Eugene on Thursday evening, accord
ing to information flashed to Manager
W. T. Pangle of the Heilig theatre,
who, with Calvin Heilig, Is Interested
in the new university city venture.
Heilig was present at the opening at
Whlc'.v Charles W. McKee. the man
ager, presided. McKee. ' formerly of
Tacoraa, is a -well -known showman.
Although the Eugene theatre will
house road shows and other attrac
tions it is.v perforce, giving Its atten
tion to- motion pictures just now and
opened with ''Nanook of the North."
The first Morton motion picture pipe
organ in the Northwest is installed in
the new house.
. Hector Cloverio, head of the Cloverlo
Film company of Portland, has re
turned from his Tillamook county
ranch after the spending the summer
pampering a fine herd of cows Into
disposition suitable for the manufac
ture of some very fine Tillamook
cheese. Personal opinion permits' the
statement that if Cloverio's films are
as good as the cheese from his farm
the films will be wonderfully suc
cessful. ' . -
Gus A.- Metzger director of the
Rivolt theatre, started his first vaca
tion for this .season last Wednesday
when he motored to Seaside and Gear
hart. He .returned this morning after
daily rounds of the golf links at Gear
hart by the Sea.
Fleturette Jeoffrie, heralded as "The
GaUi-Curei of Vaudeville," has signed
with Alexander Pantages to reappear
in his- houses for the winter season.
Miss Jeoffrie is a discovery of Pan
tages and is considered by musical
critics as a coming grand opera and
concert singer. The little prima donna
is but IS years of, age and possesses a
coloratura soprano voice of unusual
quality and remarkable range." She Is
now playing In , Seattle and with the
regular routing will soon appear in
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Swedish Scenes to
Be Featured; Film
. To Be Shown Here
A visit to Sweden, with sightseeing
trips through the principal cities, the
coast, the harbors, the hinterlands,
with glimpses of the bird and animal
life, and the. general life and activity
of the nation, are promised in the mo
tion picture production, "Sweden."
which is to be shown at The Audito
rium Saturday night. September 23.
The film has been, produced after
years of work by the-Swedish Bio
graph, company, as a means of bring
ing before the American public the
scenic wonders, of Sweden, No part of
the film has ever been shown in Port
land before, the entire production only
recently having been completed. The
picture ' covers visits to 30 cities, in
cluding Stockholm, and visits to prac
tically everything of historical interest
in the country.
As Tadless Genius
Of Movie Production
He doesn't feverishly consult a scen
ario while "on the set."
He never wears puttees.
To him a megaphone is a thing used
only by tugboat captains.
And he never views a set through a
"blue glass." .
Introducing, Iadees and gemman.
George Fitsmaurice, long known in the.
East as the "fadless director and now
gaining a similar reputation in Holly
wood. He just, won't ltve up to the tradi
tional directorial portrait.;.
And yet, without the assistance of
any "props" whatever, Fitzmaurice has
produed such pictures as "On with the
Dance," "Forever," ' "Idols of Clay,
"Three Live Ghosts" and "The Man
From Home." Indicating that pictures
can be made .without puttees or a
To Obtain Ox Team
Baker. Sept. 16. -H. C Prowell of
Beaver Creek, whose" ox team played
a big part in the Pioneer pageant here
July 4, has been secured by the Pen
dleton Round-Up ; association to take
his team to that city for the annual
event. - . ' . . ..
I By Westbreok Pegler
(United Nawia Staff Correspondent)
NEW YORK, Sept. 16. It was a co
incidence that Avery Hop wood's
newest;, arrangement of "Twin Beds"
and repartee should -overtake Broad
way in the very week which at last
brought into being the play, jury of
moral chiropractors, who are to cast
the devils jut of the drama by sim
ple pressure of thetr fingers on the
nerve centers of the producing office.
Hopwood's comedy, called' "Why Men
Leave Home," exploited a heap of
talk and dress, but the devil of it is
that the play is regarded as the best
example of playwriting so far as the
season has gone. You can't take that
away from liopwood.
He tells a story of three husbands,
whose respective wives have been hav
ing tool good a time to the utter neg
lect of their good and lonely providers.
The husbands pretend to be quite sat
isfied with this state of affairs with
the natural result in - theatrical logic
that the '"wives become apprehensive,
forego all further itinerary and exert
themselves to win back the art ect Ions
which had never -. wandered away.
There is some disrobing in "Why
Men Leave Home" and the crafty Hop
wood still contrives to write at least
two sides to every pleasantry. The
very name of the author is enough to
evoke a demand from some sorts of
playgoers that a jury be drawn from
the new panel of laymen to lend an
ear in the official manner.
But rather than Indecency, which
accusation Was thrown at Hopwood's
"Demi Virgin" and made, to stick, the
charge ! against "Why Men Leave
Home" appears to be merely that of
poor taste and vulgarity, which are the
handiest working materials in various
theatrical workshops. The Winter
Garden lis a monument to their - popu
William A. Brady was to have pre
sented the other play of the week, a
drama called "Dreams for Sale," by
Owen Davis -on Monday night, but
changes: in the cast made it necessary
to postpone the premiere until Wed
nesday. It is -laid in the woods of
Maine, where a feud is promoted be
tween two, families with the drastic
oDject, one suspects, oi matrimony u;
and between the new generation.
"The Greenwtca Village, Follles
made a. daixling impression on the
eye at the opening on Tuesday night.
The show is rather dogged as to its
rserriment, -but scenery, costumes and
Take to Rails
Of Movie Boat
DID you ever hear of vikings get
History does not record such a mir
acle, but Jane Novak has seen the im
. In Marie Corelli's famous romance
of the daughter of a Norwegian vik
ing. "Thelma," In which Jane Novak
is now starring, several actors of mag
nificent bhysique were needed for the
roles of the ancient seafarers.
A fewj years ago when the star
played leading rolew In Western pic
tures she came to know and like most
of the cowboys. Now that she has
become a star she hasn't forgotten her
old friends, and whenever one applies
for t job: he gets it. but not as a cow
puncher, because Miss Novak doesn't
make Western pictures.
So It was that, several famous bron
cho busters became vikings !
But, atas when the voyagers en
countered! the heavy seas which eter
nally rafe in the channel between
Santa Barbara and the island of Santa
Crur, the erstwhile . buckaroos dis
covered that staying on a wild and
wooly broncho was as nothing com
pared with riding a bucking viking
craft. j -
In the teeth of a wind that swept
the craft over mountainous waves
to wallow in the depths, a prop man
shouted Into the ears of Miss .Novak
these immortal lines : -
"Say--them vikings is seasick!"
From Laundry Truck to'Fame
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Albert, Etc., Peruses an Ad
By Malcolm Stnart Boylaa
Albert De Conti Cedassamare drove
what we of the literatti call a very
mean laundry wagon. : He drove it with
a flourish. .He clattered up before a
Hollywood mansion, tossed the reins to
an imaginary groom, stepped down
from . his seat and strode to the front
door with ' a cavalry swing to his legs
and looking, a big machine-gunny
through the eyes.
"Hey, you," said a butler, "go around
to the back, to get your bundle."
Jobs that required Albert De Conti
Cedassamare to so to the back door
annoyed him. He turned the bundle
tinder 'his arm, clicked around on in
dignant heels and strode back to his
wagon. ! . -
Ml was Thursday, August 3.. The
bundle was wrapped in the ' want ad
section of ; a Los Angeles newspaper.
Albert De Eccetra was a diligent
reader cf Ue Kant ads. The ceiuUins
always held the hope ef a job where
calls might be made through the front
door. - He 1 turned ; the bundle ; slowly
around, tuckedln a sock that straggled
out- and read. There before his eyes
was an ad that had been written for
him. i '" :
, Hang a. field piece on' that laundry
wagon and yon would- have had the
prettiest of artillery going into action
that ever rave a Boy Scout palpita
tion of the heart. The horses knuckled
down to a charge, the wheels creaked.
music were the best In the Series of
Greenwich Follies, which is no grudg
ing compliment. - The comedians
shirked, putting the burden of the en
tertainment on the Inexhaustible
dancers who - whirled and wriggled
from Warsaw to Walkiki. , ' . '
Johnny Murray Anderson has now
produced his fourth - of these enter
tainments and has wandered far from
Greenwich - village, tout it would be
captious, indeed, to blame him for
that. He probably did not know what
he was starting when he named ' his
first producton after the sone of well
nigh congressional : dullness ' around '
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Savoy and Brennan. veterans of the
G. -V. F. are in this season's bill,
plugging a new catch phrase, "it's no
body's business." Young Carl Randall,
who used to dance for Zeigfeld on
the roof, is I - a featured toller in a '
Spanish -numbejv. and also in a: bed
room travesty called "Babes in,, the
A. H. .Woods."" Jhe unregenerate in-,
mates of the actual Greenwich Village
came through with an amateur as
sembled i vaudeville, - called VA Fan
tastic Fricassee" at the Greenwich Vil
lage theatre. The show is true to its
surroundings, which are confusing and
aimless and generally futile. ' First
nightera were attracted, however, by
a puppet show . and .-" by . Bobby Ed
warda,. the trousered and soft collared
man'' of the , village who writes and
signs, better- doggerel and spanks a
more melodious ukelele than any one
does in any , show up town.
Show Oct. 5
THE dawn of rPortland's fall and
winter show aeqn.ftspeaking of
legitimate! stage ritirlilnmen, will
break at the HIg theater on. Octo
ber 5 when Taje it rora Me." ' a
popular music ari?; f tit) sjjow, opens a
three-day engagement, :according to
announcement . lata in -- the week : by
W. T. Pangle, managerf
Because of railtvad strike conditions
and a half dozen other trials and tribu
lations, show companies have not to
any extent undertaken travel this sea
son so far. But the advent of the
"Take It From Me" company lends a
hope that, after ali. the Northwest will
have a few important stage attractions
before Christmas. -
"Take It From Me" is called a me
lodic pageant - ot youth, with more
laughs.. song. rAta and pretty girls'ihan
most musical shows can offer. Its
local engagement opens on October 5,
continuing through October 7, ith a
matinee on the last day.
The season's flr-st play is said to be
brilliantly costumed and charmingly
produced. ' The music is of the lilting
kind and the orchestration Is held to
be. especially attractive. Joseph M.
Gaites. who is making the presenta
tion, promises the original company
and production. ;
The company Includes Alice Hills,
John Hennings, Charles Meakins, Ed
gar Gardiner, Harry Bumham. Charles '
Welsh Homer, Herbert Salinger, Will-'
lam Balfour, -George Abbotte, George
Mortimer, Roseoe Patch and Yvonne
Berkeley, in addition to an attractive
chorus of Broadway belles.
Although no other attraction is in
sight for the immediate future. Man
ager Pangle expresses a . belief that
other traveling companies will follow
in the venturesome footsteps of the
first one. There still is a probability
that the American Light Opera com
pany, which has extended its season -In
Seattle to unusual length, will sing
Its repertoire In Portland this fall
after first visiting Vancouver and, per
haps, Victoria, B. C.
Gloria Hope recently purchased for
herselt a new Buick , roadster : and
friend husband, popularly known as
Lloyd Hughes, had to teach her how
to run it. Since she has taught him
a thing. S, everybody, learned some
thing and the whole family is happy.
The jolly old thing all but fell to pieces. .
Using the traffic cop for guideon, Al-
son by the rght flank and routed a
strong nest of pedestrians at Eigh
teenth street and Flgueroa. Ha pulled
up at the Tourist Auto Kental com
pany and rushed In. There Was Louis
txermonjjres. who becomes much more
iTi?1"."1 r etory progresses. He
read the ad. It said:
WANTED-Man who, has authentic
AnJt Qh'!n5 ben n officer in the
Viil umy tHlrinK- the World war
arch work ; must present dis
charge papers. No one who has Siot
served as an officer need apply."
dtP&JSf ?0 CdaMm'e couldn't
Just associate, the Tourist Auto Kental
company with the .idea but he didn't
care. He saw a chance to eat without
having to call at back doors for laun
dry and he was a candidate for the
. Louis Germonpres is Erich von Stro
heira's business manager and nsed the
Figueroa street address as a conveni
ent place in which to Interview appli
cants. He r hired Aloert De Conti
(VtlaxRamra anA 4t,M,t. . i.
. v .... . -J (ftS UIQ 111 XT-
tion . picture industry v another tater-
Captain Conti. as he appears on the
records at Universal City, is doing re
search work forM3rich von Stroheim's
forthcoming, super-feature of Vienna.
(Concluded on pace Tin. Colons Tferae)