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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, October 12, 1929, Image 13

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THE DAILY PRESS, WHITE PLAINS, N. Y„ SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12,1919 Features From Footlights And Filmland ‘ Week-End ” Modern Comedy Opens Monday In New Rochelle LOEW ’ S STATE THEATRE Today, Sun., Mon., Tue*., Oct. 12 to 1$ Vivienne Oeborne wasn't born to I quite as experienced an «rtrees be a cowgirl. The leading player In | eh* thought abe wen, although \■Week-End ” Auetin Parker ’ e new 1 doubudly much more talented, comedy which Bela Blau presenta at he fired her. And Vivienne beci the New Rochelle theater for Uuee daya. beginning'Monday, claims a Washington ranch aa her birth ­ place. But aha migrated to the city aoon — Spokane, if It la import ­ ant. There ahe learned to typewrite and take dictation and Indulge In other city arte. Even that didn't suit her, for before long ahe landed In a vaudeville act. playing Beattie. Portland, Vancouver and the Nortb- TQPAY — SUN. — MON. — TUES. ON THE STAGE • farewell to the South and aet eyea on Broadway. There her ess waa Indifferent until aba OUR NEW MASTER Ordinarily, that would have been aa far from home aa moat twenty- year-old girls would have wanted. Mlaa Osborne continued, however. The stage waa In her blood. By a little hglh-preasure sal e s m anship, ahe secured a \blind ” engagement Ina New Orleans stock company. Somehow or other, the manager found out that Mias Osborne wasn ’ t social comedy In which Mlaa Oe- borae has appeared. It la being directed by Worthington Miner. The settings are by Robert Edmond ‘ Broadway ” Super-Film Shows Inside Night Club Drama at Keith FAIRBANKS Jh.-ANITA Mfiff SPECIAL MUSIC MW SOUND EWtCTS AND FIVE BIG VAUDEVILLE ACTS An example of the effort expen- ed to make \Broadway\ the moat perfect sound picture eo far re ­ leased waa afforded by the Intri ­ cate electrical equipment used In tha picture. In order to “pick up ” flawlessly and uniformly tha new song hits written especially for the film, aa played by Gua Amhelm'a Coooanut Grove orchestra accom ­ panying the elaborate revue num ­ bers, special \condenser” micro ­ phone* were employed. These microphones, far different from the usual \mikes\ used In radio broad c asting, are enclosed In metal cylinders nearly two feet long, containing ajao electrical \fil ­ lers\ for clarifying all music, dia ­ logue and other sounds before they even reach the recording appa- In the world of photoplay mak ­ ing tha unusual becomes the usual order of things, so varied are the effects to be obtained and so Ingen ­ ious tha method! of obtaining them. Especially was this true of \Broadway the Universal super- film of the sensational New York stage success aa produced by Carl Laemmlc. Jr. which cornea to tho Kelth-Albee Theater today-for a four day showing. Because of the magnitude of the picture, which embraces both the | Intensely dramatic action of the play and tremendous spectacle ef ­ fects such ascould be achieved only before the camera. “ Broad ­ way.\ which features Glenn Tryon, Evelyn Brent and Merna Kennedy at the head of a superlative cast, was especially notable for tbe re ­ source and Ingenuity displayed in Jack MUNDY and SPARLING Jack Talking and Singing A CARL LAEMMLE 1 ; Sunday Continuous —2 to 11 STATE NOVELTY ORCHESTRA R. K. O. VISITING HEADLINERS 6 DAYS COMMENCING MONDAY OCT. 14& Overshadowing all other achieve ­ ments In the picture except the gorgeously elaborate Paradise Night Club aet Itself waa the cam ­ era “ crane\ Invented by Dr. Paul Fojoe, the director, especially to photograph It This device, which weighs 28 tons and resembles a huge derrick on a universal-joint fulcrum with the camera mounted on a platform at the extreme end i of a 50-foot boom, brings to the screen photographlo effects never ! before accomplished. before they can be with gratifying effect Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Matinee Wednesday » “ WEEK-END ” Our Modern Maidens ” at Stale R Set In Glittering Locales playing at P IS a gay, .ophi.Heated comedy af A aeriesJ repatriates, gath- seed for a holiday at Bartina. sear Paris.. It K. tha Sret play af Antia Parker, who Is wall-kaewa ae a abort etary writar. Hie play ooaoarat tha sxctashrt drlaklap and tha eaarllil lahdamiaa that aw are laid rale tha Itvea at Americas exllaa la Frisee. A dlatlapalahad call af young plnvara haa bean aaaaaihlad. headed by Vivien a ■ Otborns. Warren William and Hand O'Coanetl. C. Warthlnnton Miser, tar miay aaaeeta tha aaeleiast end aaaadata at Otthria McCHatle. atagad tha play, ftahart Edmond Jonas designed and the sound production so-called lh » Bute Theater 1st turns The story, aet In glittering jaxx palaces and gorgeous modemlstlo locales depleting the spirit of mod- ? r '_ 0ur era youth, shows behind tha Unael- I fSSTZ. *d spectacle the Immutable laws I that really govern Ufa. In other .nronlxea wonU _ 0j . modem generation la basically the same as always — this ==== t | la the lesson Josephine Lovett, the author, teaches in the new play. Mlaa Crawford, now a full-fledg ­ ed star, rises to glorious heights aa Modern Thursday, Friday, Saturday Matinee Saturday POPULAR SCALE OF PRICES WILL PREVAIL Eves. 50c to $2-SaL M ata. 50c to $1 THE WORLD'S BIGGEST HIT ! taorrenc* Schwab Oc IVi GEORG T. BANCROFT la ‘ THUNDERBOLT ’ and tense dramatlo situations that underUs tbe spectacle of the Jaxx aga Jack Conway directed It with a splendid sense of bala n ce. Cedric Gibbons' futurlatlo settings are amazing, and tha story, by tha au- ‘ thor of “ Our Dancing Daughters.' might well be termed tbA epic of the age of'Jaxx. Rod La Rocque. as the politician, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. as tbs fiance of the heroine, fill the two : moot Important male roles in the big picture, and Eddie Nugent and Anita Page aa modern “ Jazz\ yo upgiUia , Josephine Dunn aa the \old-fashioned\ girl. Albert Gran aa the millionaire father, and others of note ore In tha big cast in per ­ fectly-fitting roles. Broadway SELWYN 1 REPUBUC THE HOUSE OF FEAR “ PHILADELPHIA ’ ’ By J. MILLAR WATT noewfj t w* T Li r a ▼ r» r \ A DtAMONP £K*M6S-M*rtT ^ (UNO 9 WOMAN yew jPfffnir 11 iiin«niT*r

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