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October 02, 1921 - Image 11

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The Michigan Daily, 1921-10-02

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lllllliltlliIIIIIliliilhiiilililliE!,2U= erished Irish noblewoman who rents SIGNS OF TflE TIMES
her home to a wealthy American to (By E. . IL.)
Tr save It from creditors. She herself In England when one takes a ride
ll1"li eat r'si poses as a servant and assures the En train throughout the .countryside,
American that the owner of the castle He seems transported from this time,
(By Fred Kauffman) is traveling in France. The picture Of toil and struggle, smoke and grime
Beginning Sunday for an extended did not appeal to the writer, but in Back to an age of rustic peace
run, the Majestic theater presents its defense follows a verbatum quota- Untouched by steel and pow'r and
Cecil B. DeMille's latest picture, "The tion from the accompanying publicity grease.
Affairs of Anatol." This production sheet: "The plot is not a new one. The lowing herds, the rolling hills,
is undoubtedly something of a de- Eurirides used it some time ago in a The singing birds, the winding rills,
parture from the ordinary run of pic- stage production, and Mr. Shakes- Create a soothing symmetry,
tures, a notable departure in that it peare and Oliver Goldsmith used vari- A soft serene simplicity;
is centered almost entirely in .the ations of this theme in "Twelfth In England's countryside today
choice of cast. The story, a well- Night" and "She stoops to Conquer," Untarnished nature still holds sway.
known stage success, has been buried but never, however, has it been used America, one hundred fold
beneath a screen of well-picked stars. to better advantage than in this spicy As large and free, still fails to hold
Perhaps it is just as well, for after and wholesome Irish story." As One scene of true rusticity,
all it is a hackneyed tale, which if President Burton so ably said, "Take One view of perfect harmony,
it were less well done would prove yo'ur choice." For from the train you cannot miss
exceedingly boring. Wallace Reid,
however, is at his best in the film, and
is supported admirably by a cast in-
cluding Gloria Swanson, Wanda Haw-
ley, Bebe Daniels, Agnes Ayres, %El- N EW VICTOR RECORDS OUT OCT. 1ST.
yiot Dexter, Monte Blue, Theodore
Roberts and his cigar, Theodore Kos-
loff, Raymond Hatton and Charles


A fleeting state of mind like this:
Deep ravine between those hills,
Carter's Little Liver Pills;
What a beautiful terrain,
Tiger Tooth Ease Stops That Pain;
See those birds with reddish bills,
Carter's Little Liver Pills;
How evenly that field is mowed,
Kelly-Springfield's Hold the Road;
What.a gentle water flow,
Have a Smokewith Velvet Joe;
There's a pretty lively rill,
Carter's Little Liv-oh will
These everlasting signs not cease
And leave the countryside in peace?
No chance, i&'s more important far
That we should know how ill we are
Than that our farmlands should
A joy to tourists on the train.

The plot briefly is that of the mis-
understood husband. Through at-
tempting to reform Emily Dixon, a
former friend, Anatol De Witt Spencer
has a falling out with his wife, which
falling out is later reinforced by An-
atol's escapade with a certain Mrs.
Elliott. Enraged by his failure as a
reformer and by the misconception
which his wife places upon his inno-
cent -acts, the outraged husband flees
to the arms of Satan Synne, the wick-
edest woman in New York as one may
easily deduce from her onomatopoetic
name. At this point the story takes
its one turning from the ordinary,
but the end sees Anatol and his wife
once more completely reconciled.
The dramatic moments are excel-
lently portrayed by Bebe Daniels who
rises to new height -in this produc-
tion, while inimitabli Theodore Rob-
erts and his aforementioned weed
furnish transcending intervals of
"The Ten Dollar Raise" with
Charles Ray in the lead opens the
week at the Arcade with a three day
run. Beautiful daughters, reprobate
sons, oil elds, gambling houses, a
rich, miserly president, and a deserv-
ing but oppressed employee, all these
ingredients have been shoved into the
movie melting pot according to re-
cipe, and have been poured out and
hardened into the rough surface of
"The Ten Dollar Raise." Those who
enjoy Charles Ray will enjoy this pic-
ture. 'It is no better and no worse
than the rest.
For Wednesday and Thursday the
Arcade has booked Alice Brady in
"Little Italy." Miss Brady's acting is
hwell done, but she is handicapped by
a story which has been haphazardly
draped about her. The plot is the old
chestnut of a feud between two Itali-
an families, but recognizing the ad-
vantages of America, they have car-
ried hostilities from the sunny land
of their nativity all the way to Con-
nectigut. Those who stay long enough
will see how the daring young heroine
brings peace and prosperity to her
clan, and drags her Romeo to the al-
The Arcade closes its week with
Constance Binney in "Room and
Board." It is the story of an impov-


These small machines are of the same high quality thru-
out that is characteristic of the larger and more expensive
instruments bearing the Victor Trademark. They are
built to serve in the many places where a larger machine
would not be convenient. Record cabinets to match are
also available.
VICTROLA IV....... . ...$25
VICTROLA VI...........$35
VICTROLA (STYLE 50) ....$45
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