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THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON
SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 24, 1924
4'antf erjer of. the Waste. .
land Here, Wednesday
"Wanderer of the Wasteland."
Zane Grey's greatest story and'fne
oost popular of all the books he
as gtren to the American public,
la the1 first full-length picture to
te produced completely In color.
This is an announcement of signi
ficance to every movie patron be
cause it means that colored photo
graphy at last has been perfected
for practical purposes. In this
pictur e the Technicolor proeess
yras used the same perfected pro
cess that was used In the biblical
sequences of ?The Ten Command
ments." - j ' ''r . -
"Wanderer lot the Wasteland"
is an outdoor picture but with an
ntirely new' .background, never
before shown on the screen. Scen
ic comparisons are out of order
s the entire production was pho
tographed on the actual locations
described in the book,: the gorg
eous painted desert of Arizona and
Death .Valley, California. ,
Readen of Zane Grey's stories
know that It Is a thrilling, adren
al uro us story of the wastelands of
the American desert, chock-full ot
flrama,' action and romantic love.
It was adapted to the screen by
George C. Hull and Victor Irvln
and was produced under the direc-
tion of Irvln. Willat. . ..
' Jack Holt, In an Ideal role,
heads the list of featured players,
whicli Includes Kathly A Williams,
, Jloah Beery and; Billie Dove. .
k With such a story, cast and ad
ded novelty of a picture entirely in
color, it is safe to predict that tew
ill ml3 seeing the "Wanderer of
the Wasteland" during its run at
the Oregon, Theatre, where it op
ejxa next Wednesday. .;
K Fop Three Days' Run
J-The "Speejacks," a' little 98
foot motor yacht, has accomplish'
ed the impossible. The vessel
completely circumnavigated the
gobe after 16 months of trials
and hardships on .the high seas,
staking one of the most amazing
wrld-encircling voyages on re
cord. . ; : ,'.
Under her own' power ,she " left
tie Hudson river in August, 1921,
cruising down the Atlantic coast
t8 Florida.' Thence across the
Caribbean to the Panama canal
and into the wide expanse of the
Pacific, ocean.. It "was then "that
hr ordeal began. Instead of
sailing for "Hawaii,, as so many
little ships do, she set her course
t the South Seas, making stops
at Tahiti, Samoa. ' and the Fiji
islands, leaving for 'Australia, by
wiay of New Caledonia, and so on
Into the East Indies and back ln-
f-X our., western world, by the In
dian ocean.. '. ; -L '
This is a voyage to delight the
imagination of adventurers. - A
... . ,
eiiaii, wen appointed motor boat
Kith 7,00 0 mile cruising radius,
5 New: Acta
MOST TIMES GREAT
liberty to stop at a thousand palm
clad Islands, brilliant days on the
calm South Pacific;; storms in the
East Indies; the ever-present dan
ger of typhoons la the Indian
ocean; tramp steamers-wallowing
in the trough- of the waves;
strange sights and' strange cast
aways in the ports; " these and a
thousand other things fell to the
lot of the cruisers on the "Spee
Jacks." ; ; j . -r
This Is adventure de luxe. It
is none the less real and appeal
ing. What would anyone not give
for such a trip? Well, the chance
is theirs, i for the picturization of
this epoch-making adventure
cornea to the Oregon theater1-today
for s three-day run. The man
ners, customs religious ceremoni
als of savage tribes and a thou
sand Interesting things are graphi
cally pictured, i !
Buster Keaton in
Sherlock Jr., Here
r . i t :
Hick: town moving picture cen
sorship boards had better look:
out!: ,. 0 j J .U .". yl
Buster i Keaton has made the
funniest satire on their methods
that ever; came out of Hollywood.
In J'Sherlock Jr." his latest com
edy, which sis coming to the Ore
gon theater today,; Buster shows
the average small town "board of
cinematographic - censorship" at
work.. ;Twu short haired women,
as weir as a long haired male re
former, of type not unfamiliar
to even the larger t cities, are on
Buster's board.; ' J
"And, boy, what fights they
stage I Thr bempsey'-FIrpo; first
round was nothing compared to
the rows in which Buster's board
of censorship engage. " A: perfectly
harmless motlonPpieture, after it
is dissected " by; this board, is
clipped, cut, and " sheared' down
until. nothing- is I left of it except
the tag reading . "Passed by the
Hiekville Board f Censorship." :
"Sherlock Jr." IS Buster Keat
on's third feature length comedy;
it is a Joseph M. Schenck presen
tation. The cast consists of Bus
ter Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, his
leading woman. Ward Crane, "Jane
aid Erwia Connelly, Joe "Dad"
Keaton, Ford West, Horace Mor
gan', George Davis. John Patrick
and a host of others.
Many a man howls for freedom
when he really wants a raise.
New. Vaudeville at the
Bligh Theatre Today
Georgie Stanton and Girls, two
girls and a fellow present an "All
Around Dance Revue." Each mem
ber of this trio is an artist in dancing-
They present many styles of
classy, snappy dances and are
without exception one of the many
who can claim grace, ability and
speed. Their footwork is remark
ably true and their steps, intri
cate. Their scenic investiture and
costuming is said to be gorgeous.
The offering will prove most en-
ftertalning and delightful.
Kelly and Jean. In presenting
"The Happy Sap" as portrayed by
Mr, Kelly with the able assistance
of the petite and charming, per
sonality girl. Miss Jean, their aud
iences are assured-12 minutes of
real amusing entertainment. This
talented , couple have been asso
ciated with Broadway successes in
addition to playing the represen
tative1 Eastern Vaudeville circuits.
They possess the happy faculty of
pleating young and old with their
numerous and humorous laughiag
comedy 'situations comprising an
act ot real merit and ability.
'Arthur Morin & Col There will
be a real treat in store for pa
trons at the vaudeville theater this
week when Arthur-Morin & Co.
win be the 'headline feature and
is presenting an act which is far
above the usual standard of such
acts. Mr. Morin is calling his act
"Jlngleville j Junction" and it
comes to this city with a- high
class reputation for . novelty and
merit. Morin is a sensational ven
triloquist whose work' Is the sen
sation of the theatrical world and
the only ventriloquial rube pro
duction in j vaudeville. He em
ploys seven different characters
working all with ease and ability.
Morin Is a brother of ' Valentine
Fox. the famous ventriloquist.
Art Phillips:: "The Merry En
tertainer", who sings, plays a nov
elty one-string violin, and tells
I some stories, is one of. the. best
singles seen this season. Art pos
sesses a good voice and a pleasing
personality and , as an entertain
er, be nas it all over many 01 nia
competitors as he evidently gets
as much fun out of it as his audit
ors. Thes offering is a good com
bination of piano! and novelty in
strument playing1 and-songs and
stories, done with 4 k masterly
touch which all will be glad to
hear and enjoy. I
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Eager Salem readers of "The
"The Lariat," the distinctive local
periodical which Col. E. Ilofer
edits are scanning the pages of
the September Issue, oft the. press
yesterday, with interest.
Introducing his summer home,
'Madinore," at Agate peach in an
enjoyably descriptive editorial,
Col- Holer -has further added, to
the table of contents such stimu
lating headings; as: 'Poetry and
Ranking." "Dumas - Centenary";
"Estimate of Masefield"; as well
as a number of poetry lead's.
The September issue is partic
ularly 1 distinctive for its poetry.
One special ' group is entitled
"Beating Wings," Annice Kelland
of Port Au Prince, Haiti, having
written the verses, most of which
are in a nature, vein.' '
Dorothy 'Hawley Cartwrighfs
"Songs of Life" are well worthy
of a second reading. "Relief and
Refuge," a third group, by
Blanche O'Neil, are not to be
passed over lightly.
Among single poems, outstand
ing among the f titles are: "How
Old?"; "To Mary", "Autumn",
and "Lucifer." "How Oldf" by
Ruth Fargo is reprinted from Mc
Clure's. Magazine' atfd ;wiUrbe re
roemberedaiso as "appearing in the
"Statesman" a few weeks a'go. .
Col. Hofer la making, till Sep
tember 10, his editorial headquar
ters at "Madinore."
The Covered Wagon" ,
Still Going Strong
Three day of- afternoon, and
evening performances, yesterday
at both the '. Liberty -and Grand
theaters, have failed to diminish
the apparent demand of the people
of Salem and vicinity to view "The
Covered Wagon," James Cruae's
picturization of Emerson Hough's
famous historical - novel of the
Yesterday again the Liberty
was. jammed throughout most of
the afternoon and evening at con
tinuous performances, while the
overflow filled most of the Beats
in the Grand' for both afternoon
and evening performances. . ToUay"
a supplemented force of ushers i
will be on hand, to -insure orderly
and prompt seating of all of those
who attend at either of the two
theaters. The grand will again
run the plcmture today to help
handle the crowds.' ' '
-Yesterday a few more of the
pioneers" who were unable to see
the production. Friday afternoon
were, guests of the; theater man
agement, and Manager Stille re
iterated his invitation to any pio
neer who crossed' the plains by
wagon to present himself at the
box office of either theater for
free admission. - ,
Indications were' last;nlghtthat
"The Covered Wagon" even on its
return engagement, will shatter
all attendance records for a pic
ture In Salem. ; -
I NEW CORPORATIONS 1
The following articles of Incor
poration were filed Saturday with
the state corporation department:
Roosevelt Hotel company, Port
land; incorporators, j George E.
Heathman, Jr., Earl Smith, Virgil
A. Crum; 500 shares non-par
value stock. r
Columbia Mills of Oregon, Port
land; Incorporators. Joseph Simon,-
Edgar Freed, D.i E. Knapp;
Iroquois Social club, Portland;
incorporators, James Skinner, Jack -
Flanagan, Louie LewlsJ assets,
$150. ;, -
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In Order to Accommodate Everybody from Every where
Will Be SliowB- B01H tibe GRAND
LIBERTY: THEATRES ' -TOO AY (Sunday)
Performances will start
at 2:15 and 8:00 p. m.
AT THE LIBERTY
at 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 and 9:00 p. m.
ADMISSION PRICES I AFTER TODAY
; I UntU Further Notice
At Both Theatres "The Covered Wagon"
Adults 50c Children 25c . wmshowat:the
Afternoon and Evening. Liberty Theatre Only t
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