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THE PICTURES.

HAIjIi. Thompson-Payno Pictures, permanent,

THE COSY. Pictures, permanent.

Frank Borzago,. after a long engagement at the American studio at Santa Barbara, returned to the Kay-800 organisation recently, and wae said to be supporting Bessie. Love. Leon Bary, who appears in "The Shielding Shadow" serial, recently married M'dlle. Marie F. Crousaz, a French girl. Mdlle. Delysia, who was featured in a film version of "She," has been invited to appear in a picture story written around .loan of Arc. It is intended to film many scenes near Eouen, where the Maid of Orleans .suffered martyrdom.

The English screen comodian, Pimple, of whoso work a, great deal was seen here a year or two ago, has probably closed his moving picture career. After serving with the British army for 15 months without receiving a wound, he sustained such severe injuries to one of his knees in a comic boxing match that he is likely to be permanently crippled.

Jack Kichardson, who has figured in Selig, Bison and American releases, makes his first appearance as a, Triangle player with Louise Glanm in "Love or Justice.' 1

Herbert Bronon has been working on. "The Fall of the Komanoffs," for Iliodor I'icturo Corporation, in which tho monk Tliodor, at one time prominent in Russian Court life, is featured as Rasputin, whose assassination proved a prelude to the overthrow of tho Czar. Xiince O'Xeil (who is wist as the Czarina), Alfred Hickman and Conway Tenrle, also appear.

"The Heart of Nora Flynn," :i Famous Players' drama, featuring Mario Doro, will be the star feature at Thompson-l'ayno's to-night. A firstclass comedy will be "Her Father's Station," a wonderful Fox film comedy.

A Tokio paper refers to several reforms contemplated in connection vs'ith the running of picture shows in tho city. Among the "evils" to be dealt with is a functionary referred to an Katsuben, a sort of combined epruiker and chorus. The Katsuben, it appearw, extols the merits of the bill to passersby, and subsequently steps inside, the theatre when the picture is being screened where he "weeps, moaus and laughs, and otherwise expresses tho emotions supposed to lie aroused* by the different scenes." Having incurred official displeasure, tbe Katsuben is to bo dispensed with.

"Where Are My Children?" to be screened at the Masterton Town Hall to-nitrht and on Monday and Tuesday, is described as "a screen sermon, powerful, telling and dramatic." Those, under 18 years of age will not bo admitted.

The change programme at the Cosy Theatre this evening will include ''Bridges Burned," a powerful Metro drama, featuring Madame Olga retro va. Miss June Caprice will bo seen in a pretty story entitled "Littlo Mi*3 Happiness." Tho supporting programme, is a good one.

.Anita Stewart, the Greater Yitagraph star, is in a sanitarium in Connecticut suffering from a breakdown in health, a - ."! probably will not be ablo to resumo her work for several weoks (says tho New York "Morning Telegraph* of June Otn). Her collapse is due, indirectly, to an attack of typhoid foyer, which she suffered last summer. Miss Stewart, against tho advice of her physician, ar.d tho wishes of tho Vitagraph Company, returned to the studio beforo she had fully recovered her strength and insisted upon resuming hor work. Since that time she has done several picture, and on several oce-asiona hae been on the point of collapse. In addition to her duties at the studio, Miss Stewart wjiH active on behalf of the Actors Fund, and conducted a booth lit the Fair, but when the great benefit event whs closed sho was forced to givo

Yvonne. —Chester Conkliu'a ago id fiiven as :■:•], and Harry B. Walthall's as :;i); both ar<( married. William Desmond v said to bo married to a nonprofessional. Address c/o Kay-Boc Studio. Culver City, CaJ.

H;.rry—Mary Miles Minter's naino ia .Juliet Slielby. In the. case of the other players mentioned we have no information that their names in private lifo are other thai, thoso by which they are

known

Movie Fan. —Billie Burke has resumed screen work. June Caprice's age is

given as 19. l> et .. -You could write to Henry Koike r, o/o Screen Club, X.Y.; Anita Stowai't, c/o Vitajfrajih Company of Ameri./a, East 15th and Locust Avenue, Erooklyt,, N.Y. Blanche Sweet was reported t" havo signed up with Frohinaii, but it lias not been verified; try i:/i) "Dramatic Mirror," N.Y. City.

.June. —Alma Reuben was opposite Douglas Fairbanks in "Tho Americano." Frank Morgan was Tom in "A Modern Cinderella." You can write to June Caprieo c/o Fox Studio, Fort Loe, N.J. Louise Huff is married; her address is c/o Famous Flavors' studio, 128 W. uGth street, N.Y. City.

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Wairarapa Daily Times, Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume 43, Issue 133019, 11 August 1917

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THE PICTURES. Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume 43, Issue 133019, 11 August 1917

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