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About East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 11, 1921)
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DAILY EAST OREQONMN, TENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 1621.
The World's Greatest,
Picture That will
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THE METEORIC RISE AND FALL OF. A WIN
'SOME LITTLE FRENCH MILLINER WHO
REACHES THE ZENITH OF HER GLORY AS
THE RULER OF A KING, AND WHO FINAL
LY ARRIVS AT HER LOW EST El3R IN THE
SHADOW OF THE HATRED OF MILLIONS
OF PEOPLE WHO HAD COME TO REGARD
HER AS A "VICIOUS CREATURE IN
Pol a Neiri. star of Kuropp's iXTf'ii,
who ir.;ikrs lici' American dfln i in "Pa--sion,'
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"i lt clom-i'f. S( c nu n H'.ht a;itl die for
her. You'll lauuli nil ihrill awi! ci-y
uilh her. You'll see ht r laiiian' lant
ami aialaeity i-air Iter-past li:irtn ri of
poverty, jeahuiy ami khh1 Ut tit- pin
narh plat-e ami power.
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Uncommon Opinions from the Nation's Elect in the Art of the Screen!!!
THE BELOW EXPRESSIONS ARE FROM LEADERS OF THOUGHT WHO SERVE ON THE FAMOUS rOARD CF CRITIQUE OF THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW AND THEIR APPROVAL IS
HIGHEST POSSIBLE LNDCHSEMENT
Mrs. Alexander Fromhold Lecturer on
French history and so especially qualified to speak
from angle of French History. During the war
translator for the federal secret service of seized
"Aside from its great dramatic appeal and
artistic beauty, the fiim points a striking moral
on the inevitable consequences of extravagance
and excesses. The milliner's apprentice who
plunged into the dissipations of the court, wast-'
ing money wrung from the very people from
whom she herself had come, brings down her
own ruin. As an historical document, it is of
great interest and value, being so vivid and true
to its time. As a student of French history, I
specially enjoyed the subtle and typical situa
tions which might have sprung from the letters
of Mme. de Sevigne herself."
SPECIAL REPORT CF THE NATIONAL BOARD CF REVIEW OF MOTION PICTURES
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Miss Fay Cornell Teacher
"After seeing this film. I wish that every girl
' who longs for a career on the 'Great White Way'
might know the story of Jeanne du Barry.'
Jesse Merrick-Smith Consul to Paris during
period of Commune :
Winifred Herrick Prominent member of the
Pen and Brush Club, short story writer, says:
"Very wonderfully acted. I would not say
it was at all shocking only marvelously life
like and touching. Even the minor parts were
Dr. Frank Crane Associate Editor of the New
York "Globe" says;
"It is a most artistic and remarkable produc
tion. It fairly took my breath away."
Maxwell Gauter (Father) Former rector of
St. Ignatius Protestant Episcopal Church West
End Ave. and 87th Street, New York City :
"A vivid and convincing portrayal of a pe
riod of never failing interest. Such a picture
will bring history home to those who never read
Taine or Carlyle. Teaches the harrowing result
of immorality and anarchy. It would be bene
ficial for people to sefe what a bloody revolution
is like. The picture is the answer to red propa
ganda" Kate Jordan Member of Author's League
and. Pen and Brush. Short story writer:
"A picture true in atmosphere, types, dress,
etc. Beautifully photographed, teaching a les
son of the futility of recklessness and license."
Dr. II. R. Stark President of the inter-church
"A great picture and a vivid and accurate
portrayal of the times."
Dr. Glenn Frank Editor:
"An amazing picture! Crammed with hu
man interest! Wonderful reconstruction of the
Miss E. I. Chelborg Concert Singer:
"A most remark-able picture, especially from
the historical poiiH of view. It is impossible to
express any opinion immediately after seeing
this thrilling production."
Miss J. C C'helborg Teacher of Mathematics
Hunter College for Women:
"Truly a most interesting, and absorbing
film. The more I think about it, the more re
markable it seems "
Miss J. C. Douglas President Select Printing
"I am so grateful to you for the opportunity
to see this marvelous picture."
Miss Nancy McGarry Teacher at Hunter
POL A NEGRI STAR OF EUROPE'S SCREEN
HEADS REMARKABLE CAST OF 5,000
THE LATEST SENSATION IN THE WAY OF
RIG ENOUGH TO SUCCESSFULLY VIE WITH
THE RIGGEST STAGE HITS.
THIS IS THE INTIMATE ROMANCE OF A
REPLETE WITH TREMENDOUS DRAMATIC
SITUATIONS WHICH FAIRLY TAKE THE
BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL REYOND
THE ROMANCE OF THE WORLD'S MOST
"Wonderful faithful historically
tistically also in detail.
Miss Gertrude Lynch Editor, Fiction Publish
ing Co., also representative of "The New York
"Sun" in Paris during the war:
"This bears all the hall-marks of the First
National's artistic experience and ability.'
Miss Isabel Fiske-Conant Distinguished por
"It is marvelous. It could have been lived
and acted only by the French.'
Mrs. II. ,V. Gilbert Prominent club woman.
Member of the Theatre Club, Mozart Society and
Poetry Society :
"A wonderful historical spectacle excep
tionally well produced."
Miss Frances W. Hamill Chairwoman of the
House Committee of the Pen and Brush Club:
"Most interesting not a dull moment. Most
Mrs. Eugene Davidson Writer of short sto
"It held one spell-bound, strongest mob
scenes, amazing, wonderful and educational."
Mrs. E. Van Beil Official hostess of the Pen
and Brush Club:
"As a historical story it exceeds in interest
and beauty of scenery anything I have ever
seen." , ,
Miss M. C. Reed Teacher at Hunter's College
for Women :
"Wonderful interpretation of the period
very artistic and of moral value."
Miss Martha Foote Crowe "Wonderful"
Miss Louise W. Hackney Member of the Na.
tional Arts Club, and Pen and Brush. Writer of '
short stories, says:
"As a production, it is a remarkable piece of
It i a joy a ervieeof ervice to present this epic be
cause there have only been two really great motion pictures
tnd "Paasioo" completes the trio of the jewels of the screen
the crovrn'jig brilliant in the diadem of the motion picture art
the magnet which has attracted thousands wherever rhewn.
Not to see "Patsicn," with its cast of five thousand at the
will mean to be left out cf countless conversations during the
War Tax Included
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