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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
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HALF MILLION FILM FIRE IN PHILADELPHIA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
HALF MILLION FILM FIRE IN PHILADELPHIA Royal Palace Picture Theater and Building Used by General Film Co . Provide Spectacular Scene While Burning PHILADELPHIA , Jan . lS . ^ r The ^ oyal Palace moving picture theater and the offices and store houses of the General Film Company were entirely destroyed by fire on Jan . 13 , the total property loss being a half million dollars . The fire broke out at 4 o clock in the morning , and it is said was caused by the explosion of celluloid films in the warerooms of the film company . The building was next to the General Post Office ^ and for a time it was feared that that building would be destroyed . The theater was owned by the Motion Picture Company of America , who control most of the large theaters of that kind in this city . It was situated on Market street above Ninth , in the heart of the business section . ^ Blazing films were carried in all directions by the high wind , but the fact that most roofs were covered with snow jjfevented ...
ROBERT MANTELL WEDS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
ROBERT MANTELL WEDS PUEBLO , Col ., Jan . 16 . —Robert Bruce Mantell , actor , was married here today to Genevieve Hamper of Detroit , a member of his . company . Efforts were made to keep the marriage secret . His second wife , Marie Booth Russell , died recently in Atlantic Highlands , N . J .
COHAN'S NIECE MARRIES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
COHANS NIECE MARRIES Lila Rhodes , a niece of Mrs . Jerry J . Cohan , surprised her friends last Tuesday when she announced her marriage ten days ago to Chas . J King . Miss Rhodes has been playing the role of Goldie Gray in The Little Millionaire , and Mr . King has long been associated in vaudeville with Elizabeth Brice .
NARROW ESCAPES PLENTIFUL DURING BALTIMORE FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
NARROW ESCAPES PLENTIFUL DURING BALTIMORE FIRE Theodore Hotel , Baltimore , Filled with Professionals , in Big Blaze Amid Exciting Scenes . BALTIMORE , Jan . 14 . —A fierce fire in the Theodore hotel , on East Baltimore street , at eight o clock this morning imperiled the lives of fortyfive people , most of whom were professionals . The thermometer was two degrees below zero when the fire broke out , and as all of the people had to rush from the hotel , with but scant apparel , they , suffered intensely . Many of them were carried down ladders by the firemen , several of them being unconscious from the smoke . The people who were rescued were taken to the Hotel ¦ Nachman , next door . Among those who met with narrow escapes were Louis De Long , who was cut by falling glass and was only saved by the heroism of his wife , who carried him to a window . He was then carried to the street . Theodore Yescke , a musician , came near losing his life by rushing into the hotel after a violin w...
NOW LOOKS LIKE REAL CIRCUIT OF "TEN-TWENT" ? AUDE HOUSES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
NOW LOOKS LIKE REAL CIRCUIT OF TEN-TWENT ? AUDE HOUSES Very Likely That Jake Wells , the Mittenthals and Clarence Weiss Will Succeed In Forming New Southern Chain . When Harry Mittenthal was seen by THE PLAYER S representative in his Knickerbocker Theater Building offices last Monday afternoon , he seemed confident that the Southern Circuit Co ., of which he is ah incorporator , would eventually be in control of somewhere around thirty weeks for vaudeville artists . The company was lately incorporated with the New York Secretary of State with Jake Wells , who owns the lease of several theaters in the South ; Clarence Weiss , another Southern theater magnate , and the Mittenthal Bros ., as the parties concerned . The Mittenthals have heretofore directed the road tours of dramatic companies and in active competition with pop vaudeville and pictures came to realize the hold that form of entertainment has upon the amusement loving public . The incorporated company has a capital stock of...
TICKET SCALPER SHOWS COLLUSION BETWEEN HOTELS AND THEATERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
TICKET SCALPER SHOWS COLLUSION BETWEEN HOTELS AND THEATERS Bankrupt Waterfall Swears He Paid Shuberts Liberal Bonus and Also Employed Rebate System Which Some Managers Admit . CHICAGO , Jan . 10 . —H . N . Waterfall , head of the new defunct theater ticket corporation bearing his name , and who is in the bankruptcy courts on a petition of his creditors who ask for an accounting and charge irregularities , yesterday gave the inside story on the theater ticket scalping conspiracy . He told of a series of bonuses , and secret contracts so systematized that the the-ater-going public is annually mulcted of many thousands of dollars . Waterfall , who was under oath , told what he did reluctantly . Attorneys for the receiver and for the creditors , however , got from him , little by little , much damaging . information which throws light on the machinations of the scalping fraternity and their cohorts . He might possibly have told more , but he told more than sufficient to show the theater...
PHILLY JOINS IN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
PHILLY JOINS IN PHILADELPHIA , Jan . 16 . —Inasmuch as the Irish Players had announced The Playboy of the Western World as the bill for last night the police of this city were on the job at the Adelphi theater . This is the play that made audiences throw things in New York City , and it was determined that there should be no necessity for the actors to dodge missiles here , so a cordon of policemen were scattered through the house . Shortly after the play opened a man arose in the audience and voiced a protest against the play . Immediately a policeman grabbed him by the coat collar and ran him out of the theater . A portion of the audience applauded this action , while others started a row , and in a few moments there were conflicts in all parts of the house . The police arrested many , but after they took their prisoners from the theater , released all but three of them . They have been held under bail for court . The quick work of the police soon restored quietness , and the play...
FISHER BRANCHING OUT . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
FISHER BRANCHING OUT . SEATTLE , Wash ., Jan . 15 . —Edward J Fisher , the vaudeville booking agent of this city , has gone extensively into the moving picture business lately . The Melbourne Amusement Company , of which Mr . Fisher is one of the largest owners , have signed a lease for die Lyceum theater and will at once spend $ 25 , 000 in refitting the theater . They will install a pipe organ and will make it the best moving picture theater in Seattle . _ Mr . Fisher has also closed a deal for sixty feet of space on Second avenue , near the Lois theater , and will spend $ 75 , 000 in erecting a new theater , to seat 1 , 200 people . Work on this theater started last week .
TINNY MUST ANTE UP [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
TINNY MUST ANTE UP For the current week Frank Tinny is _ playing the Alhambra by kind permission of Messrs . Shubert . He has still five weeks of his Winter Garden contract to fulfill , and is due back there next Monday to play that time . What bonus above his Winter Garden salary he receives this week at the Alhambra goes to the Shuberts , according to Tinny s own statement . Later on he will take up a vaudeville route which his agent is now negotiating for .
FIRE PICTURES TRY REALISM . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
FIRE PICTURES TRY REALISM . BUFFALO , N . Y ., Jan . 15 . —A reel of fire picture films which was being exhibited at the Golden Palace theater on Main street , this city , exploded and came within an ace of making unduly realistic the scenes which were being represented on the screen . Two operators in the picture booth were seriously burned . The explosion was accompanied by a loud report and a flash of flame , and women and children in the audience immediately began a mad rush for the exits . A wide-awake policeman and the ushers in attendance prevented a panic .
Feminine Fancies and Foibles [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
Feminine Fancies and Foibles By Cady Whaley THOUGH the ice , snow and cold winds do not indicate the aproach of spring , still the milliners and buyers who made a trip to the other side have many of them returned with their Paris hats and are busy making hats after their own designs as well . This was the case at Joseph s , on the avenue , where I stopped to take a look at the new headgear , and where Mrs . Joseph kindly showed me oceans of beautiful new hats , and gave me pointers on advanced millinery . She said : Hats are made up in Milan , Leghorn , Italian straw , fancy braid , fine straw , * ilk braid and taffeta silk is very popular both for crowns and for the brim of the entire hat . As to trimming , there is a great variety ; flowers , feathers , velvet and satin ribbon—all in innumerable colors are used . But it s the new way in which these are combined- and the new styles in trimming that count . Then the shapes arc entirely new . We have the large hats with the small rou...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
FAD CAIF * 5 ROOM COTTAGE IH mill I 55 minutes from N . Y .. Main line L . I . RJl .. at I till iJrlLL CENTRAL F » ARK ^* * % ** ¦¦¦¦¦ ita Mile and half from station . House brand newAll panered ready to move into . Also an acre of fertile land . Price , « 1 , 200 on time , or $ 1 , 000 cash . Address DAN SHERMAN . care SHERMAN lAKE . DavenDortCentre . iU . WANTED A Single Woman Novelty Act . State all first letter . Send photos . Same will be returned . Address Ray Rush , Keazzy Theatre , Greensburg , Pa . THE l-A ^ A / Is the lawful and original title of a comedy sketch being played by -ELDRIDGE-BARLOW - and Is fully protected by Copyright , Class D , XXe , No . 28 , 119 . -Written by Chot Hdndge and played for some time .
ONE "SHOOTING STAR" FIXED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
ONE SHOOTING STAR FIXED CHICAGO , Jan . 15 . —The Lyric theater is closed this week , the Messrs . Shubert having announced that , owing to the difficulty encountered this winter in keeping that playhouse properly heated , this week will be given over to the installation of new heating equipment . The Kiss Waltz will in the meantime be overhauled and reorganized . Carrie Reynolds will succeed Elsa Ryan , and Lillian Graham , who some time ago shot Mr . Stokes in the legs in New York , will succeed Adele Rowland .
THE IMPERIALS SCORE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
THE IMPERIALS SCORE Harry and Sim Williams Imperials are showing at Miners Bronx theater this week , featuring Harry L . Cooper as Happy Heine . The show is good , principles better , and Harry L . Cooper best . There are two burlettas , the first entitled The Lucky Fellow , the second , The Decorator . . Wolf &amp; Lee , the minstrel basso and the high soprano , furnish the olio entertainment . Harry L . Cooper is a genuinely funny comedian and scores many laughs . Violet Hillson , the soubrette , sings a song entitled Its Nice to be in Love With You , written by Mrs . H . W . . William , which was well received . Wolf and Lee have pleasing voices , and Pete Griffin dances well . Clayton Frye , as character actor , gets the most possible out of his part .