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Tfca OIICGON STATESMAN. alzau Ortgoa, Sanday Morniar. Way 15, 1532
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PLAY IT E
Warren William is Leading
Man; Based on Actual
t Happenings, Said
"Tli Mouthpiece," Warner
Bros, picture, will open at the
The law cast U headed by
Warren William, leading nan ot
state and screen, who Is tho past
.few months has appeared in such
Important vehicles as TJndr
Eighteen." and "Beauty and the
. Boas and has been - marked tor
stardom by the producers. "The
Mouthpiece' will serve as an In
dex of his future and marks his
greatest screen role to date. -
The Mouthpiece," from a play
based on actual facts, concerns a
rising young prosecuting attorney
whose teal leads him to secure a
yerdict of guilty against an inno
cent yonag man. who is executed
as a result of William's forceful
and convincing prosecution. A
few minutes after the execution
the actual murderer confesses the
crime. ; ; The knowledge that ha
has been Instrumental in. the death
of an innocent man drives William
to resignation from he state attorney's-
office and a heedless life
of r profligacy which throws him
into contact with shady charac
ters. JHe becomes their "month
piece, a disreputable lawyer who
defends criminals and operates
through the loopholes of the law.
He is eventually reclaimed after a
James Flood and Elliott Nu
gent, the directorial team respon
sible for! "The Mouthpiece," are
said to have given the picture a
pace and Intense dramatic quality
rarely seen on the screen. Flood
concerned himself almost solely
with developing the action of the
picture via successive - situations,
while Nugent applied his experi
ence and talent to the dialogue,
to "mesh" properly with the ae
tlon. As resnlt, dialogue does not
Impede action, and vice versa.
The large cast directed -by Flood
and Nugent, the latter of whom is
the son ot J C Nugent, with
whom he has written many out
standing .stage and screen suc
cesses. Includes Sidney Fox and
Miss Fox Is best known for her
wotk as the little southern girl of
-Strictly Dishonorable," She is
one of the screen's most diminu
tive players. It Is his love for Miss
Fox, In the role of Celia Faraday,
which regenerates William and
leads him to again seek the legal
honors he was slated for at the
time of his., unfortunate prosecu
tion ot the innocent young man.
Miss MacMahon is welt remem
bered tor her work In the stage
production of ' "Once in a Life
time and for her role of Edward
O. Robinson's secretary la "Fire
Star Final." She also had an im
portant role in "The Heart of New
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-Lena Rivers' in First run
, : Here; Also Two-Reeler
Of Opera 'Martha'
Manager Ray Stumbo out at
the Hollywood-Is presenting his
public with two choice bits today.
One is the first appearance of
. 'Xena Rivers In Salem. Mana
ger Stumbo Is enthusiastic con
eerning this picture, and also
. about a two-reel feature ot "Mar.
tha,!. the opera long loved and
well by international audiences
, it is said that all the meat ot
rthm original grand opera.' all the
' world-famous : melodies,- plus all
' the advantages ef modern - day
screen technia.no and photograph-
By. OLIVB U. OOAK
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. Today Douglas Fairbanks,
J-- Jv in runion Depot. v -
Wednesday Janet Gaynor in
: "Daddy Lonr Lees."
Friday Tom Keene
W. n m
" Today Charlotte Henry , in
- "Lena Rivers."
t ! Wednesday Sylvia Sidney In
; I .Tfad,e15t th BI House."
iXT'T11"18 Rogers In
."''I Reckless Age."
t J Wartw Bro. EbiBorw
Today Warren WllLUm In
-r- j "The MouthplecBp
t j Warner Bros. Capitol
- Today Gloria Swanson tn
, , "Tonitht nr Nmr
Gloria Swansea as she appears in "Tonight tr Ntyer now
snowing at tne Ulsinore. - - .
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr, and Joan BlondeQ la a scent fron
"Union Depot" now showing at the Grand theatra. r
or Never Brinirs 1
Gloria Swanson to Capitol
1 Was Stage Success
Gloria Swahsoa ia Tonight or
Never." based on the fiery mad
texnnitaoa . riH .
cess, cornea ta tha CsnttAi ih
. "Tonlrht np Ttrmr f. . nt..
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Swan soa returned to the emotlon-
empo ox ner tlrst talking plo
tnro. The Trespasser." ; or . tho
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Warren WilHant and Sidney Fox in a scene from The Mouth
piece," now showing at the Elsinore.
Union Depot," tho First Na
tional production which cornea to
tho Grand theatre today, .will
have one of tho largest and most
notable casta of tho screen year.
Thero are 1 9 principals and
to. extras. Douglas Fairbanks.
JrV and Joaa Blondell. are fea
tured, while other standpoints
are George Rosener, George Mao
Farlane, formerly a stellar bari
tone ot Broadway operetta, and
Earle Foxo, who has - boon a
prominent figure ia pictures for
many years. Tho list also lncladc
Lillian Bond. Gay - Klbbes, Halt i
Xlarolde, Mary Doran. John Wray.
Rita Flynn. Darid Landaa. Alan
Halo. Polly Walters. Frank Mo-
Hugh, Rath Hall. Mao Madison,
Louis BUng. Lex lndaay, Clairo
Dodd and Charles Sylber. .
1)1 It Fl TM TM Awl AM W M ' TM iM
ooug puys Room Hood to a pret
ty actress who la stranded la
"Union Depot" and la need of i
victuals, dress and a ticket back
homo. In nrovidlnr tho delLchtfnl
lady (Joan Blondell), with these
necessities, b runs Into counter
feiters, gunmen, cops, madmen,
souses, secret service men, charm-
on old and young, kiddles, colli
sions, and numberless other
thiaga and does it all with saeh
boisterous, agile, youthful brava
do, that ho has tho house with
him till tho final fade-out.
Here is a tense moment in the play "Lena Rivers' now show
ing at the Hollywood,
le art ar nsed ta mik. this fea
ture one to be enjoyed and long
remembered. - .
Mary -J. 'Holmes' immortal nov
el. "Lena Rivers." one of tha best
known and widely read romances
ever, written by an American, has
been transferred to th In
Tiffany Productions film ver
sion, witn Charlotte Henry In the
name role. ,
Tho tonchinc narrativa of a.
young girl, born under the stigma
of illegiUmacy, has appealed to
the heart of several generations
of American readers, and ia still
being sold In quantities that make
"best sellers" fade in compari
son. Conaervatira estimates indi
cate that over thirty millions hare
read Mrs. Holmes' classic since it
waa published, and tho universal
appeal of the storr is certain ta
keep-. It -alive long attar the so-
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cauea popaiar : writers of today
navo oeen forgotten...
!Tho Titality ot tho story, and
the place that it occnoies as a
sUple of - this country's fiction.
eaa nest be appreciated by the
fact that the demand for it from
the leadlnsr mail ordar hnnui
considerably surpasses Jhat of any
wore or ncuon. ,
Charlotte Henrr. I7.raar-Ald
actress ot tho stage and screen,
creates the nam ml in tt
Rivers" and is said to" present a
portrayal that is a masterpiece
i nainraa, realistic c&aracterna-
iion. Mlas Hanrv la h vnn
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t who leaped to prominence as
-year-eia actress in tho stage
rersion ot Courage." repeating
i , j ne iiiux version
uppp.u. eon Janaav.
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i-' SaaMonTaea. JOAII ElDJiDEU IIVL.
Homo of 23c Talkies
A HOME OWNED THEATRE
Today, Monday Jk Twesday f
Thirty BliHibn Read : the
Book now tht Screen's
Sweetest LoTt Story
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Salexn Schools9 Own
Spcrt Reel y
Showing Sports of W12an
ettt Unirersity, S a 1 a vx
High, Parrish Junior High
tieslit Junior high and Sa-
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and the Newest of Short
- Tabloid Version
. or the 1
A Woman of Ice
Melted by Love!
... she waa cool, eeld, frig.
M la the face ef Ufa ... ,
Bat face to face with leva
Iter seat asaeajMsred ta
fapten . . . and beraei Its
ttaad deep Into the heart
ot a wrunaa who theaght
she was hnroane!
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y TDANCTNO SADDTS," wit Daphne TreZlard
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they havt-st gettea Tho SXaa Be
th raUla Eaemyt Crime pays hha
he never breaks a tawt
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Warner Bros. News
L. Carlos Meier
earlier silent "Sadlo Thompson.
Merryn LaBoy, that onterprts
ing roathfnt director who won
world-wide acclaim for rivo Star
Final and Tittlo Caoaar. di
rected Tonight or Never.' Tho
ttings, depleting gay, romantic
Budapest and carnival Yaaf
wero designed by WHIy Pogany,
distlngusbed painter. ;JX l
II Las Swanson slags no soiigs (a
Tonight or Never." largely. It Is
said, because Producer Samuel
Goldwya Insisted ta tho right of
way tor tho rapid action ot tho
story. Bat thero are improvised
snatches ot sons from Miss Swan
son, mostly operatic airs, and -there
is Quite a little of Buda
pest's native melody from string
and gypsy orchestras. No picture
ot tho Danube capital would be
complete without son. '
"Tonight or Never Is tho
strange phenomenon that made a
great artist oat et t treat singer
and a happy woman oat of an
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