ii OVER COi TRY Church Wants to Hold At- tendance of Younger Gen- eration — Making. NEW ORLEANS PARALYZED Really Gets "Original Company" in "Thank You" I ti A' present J.iei; Ni *■'"» In 'IIone Miio.o *; t;.;.
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It will go liito split week policy Boon, the ownor being: determined that he will not sell out, allhou.^li he has been apiiroached by mcm- ber.s of the Klan alons tho.~e lines. Ij Ouiso Dresser and Nora I'.ajes, and he had been named ns co-respond- ent In a divorce suit brought b\ an Kni^llshman in London nij.ihist his wife, a promiiicnl pi ofessi Dn li o\ci there. Norworth slarrin;; proceedings Vn- di M)ree in llie New Vorl; Supremi' Couit, but slie witli- tlrew tlio iictioi, u lien Ikm- liiislian.i Jleaded for f..ruivei,ess atd for th ■ sake of the cn. In- picturo production flc KI, being con- tent with tlie short subjeel.s w.'.h- (Continiied on Pase 3^1 1 1 i' i? A committee of the I.n.ii'- r»iy Aiiian.e ci Uea on tl.e Prfsi,i,,nt and pres-nted ariiumen^ for ln-il] bill-' ll Ur", .
The house, ordinarily, should be ft consistently Mt; winner, hut has Just been goin? Vt.ttillg lie' l O'Ue l,..;j i-o\e--- tie- situation, u- .-. u,is deeidel 111 fivor of til- ,e li-ess Tlio Mtie..
Interviewed liy lady reiiorter on "oiilful music ami wondered If she ha.l been in«pirerc, is re- ported to /have aiiproached Con- nolly asking that he, Connolly, switch to the horizontal cut (re- ilticing the ta.x from fen to six jier i C'Pt), that originated with Mr. Kollow- ing this Thomas switcheil his light to other sources with .a liifferent plan (cutting the tax in half above the 50 cent gate), with the result tis recotmted in Variety last week. N,'i7wl U sign the lad and in- clude him In the stable with Buck and Bubbles. .\t leajit 20 touring shows through tin provinces 'y I.izarus and Arman Kaliz's musical revue, revived •and In reherusal under the direction of Kallz, 10 people. Margaret Petit (formerly wit|^ t),e "Greenwich Village Frdlies") In "Tidbits." six people, siiujlng aid dancing, i'roduced by Krivit and Rooney. "The Honeymooncrs," one of the comedy skits from Jack I/alfg revue. March M, wlicn lie ■ sf's of a nijinber of other tick"', ^ijkors 'a IU come uii for he.it, Cedar Raptds, la.. Manager Ray Swan found that It was easy to lure lime back to lier old hjumt-s. As Dempsey has no fight engage- ments before the summer he and Frisco may go on tour In a road show. Sanford, at the Creenpoint before tho switch, has been assigned the management of the Slate and Capitol, Union Hill, N. DIES ON STAGE beatrice Shaw, of Dale Sisters, Expires at Perfume Expo. Tom Nesbitt was a little stiff at first but lim- bered up for a good last act. It looks as though Miss Heyward's will sritlsfy New York. " It should be changed nt once if rtrady la lo take the play into New York. Perhaps the farcical phase of the theme could bo accentuated by in- creased tempo of rendition.
If the exi)eriment is successful here it muy be tried in other cities where the matinee attemlunce Is unsatisf.iclory. Alan Dale ("American") still leads, though out of the running for two weeks through his sudden illness. Irome, VABII-: TV said one t,f the higli lights next in Uastelli. AH is set for the wedding when a policeman carries In the pr(r.'itrate form of Norma to the home of Mo Uie. She her scene with Jim and tell.-* lilm that she Is abuut to become a nioiher, but Phil Powers wants to marry her. The girl is to mari.v the son of the fjovernor, also, etc. Adapted, most freely, we vusiiecf, from the Hun- garian of Krhcst Vajda by Guy LJolton, the play furnished an eve- ning full of subtle humor, cynical philosnjihy and sparkling dialog.
The openings toliow' eacli other In quiek succession. The jday was just per- formed by the \ lenna Purgtheater, hut it soon will go over to New York. uo hoyj* I'layip R Ues In.^tead of rnusie ttne wanted to re«a letter and was to tlio ('on;;re3Miimal I.ilprary. "Rth,— ttp early for eoneert at Walter Keed Hospual for th.: l)o.\-4 who iliil their share "over Ih.'re" What an au Jien.e: If It hadn't lieen for the th.'aire, we would he there yet. JOSEPHINE SAXTON • ml JACK FARRELL side trips Into vaudeville, until about live years ago, when her husband ac- cepted the position of stago carpen- ter with the Comiuunit.v I'layers at the Community Tlicatre in Newton, Mass. saved it by over- acting; Walter Scott Weeks went as far as he could with his condescend- ing butler, and Kmily . Franklin Kirk directed the piece, doing a creditable job of it, considering the very short rehearsal period. American Legion, of Kastou, Pa., realized the biggest theatrical' suc- cess ■week-end e cr known In amateur work here.