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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 26, 1934, Oakland, California V 12 D OAKLAND TRIBUNE MONDAY NOVEMBER 26 1934 MERRY IS L1 Hell in Heavens Air Ace Film Vies With Wheeler Nonsense Play The quality program at the Paramount is finding favor from theatergoers of the district t Thrills combined with romance fill Warner Baxters Hell in the Heavens a story defying aces of the air and their desperate groping for romance and love during the interludes between their duels with death The theme of the story matches 1 and suspense of the air se Conchita Montenegro Rus hsell Hardie Herbert Mundin Ralph and Andy Devine are in t the supporting cast t laughter is the theme of Kernels other half of the quality Bert Wheeler Viand Robert Woolsey are he stars fin what is declared success Two from tithe north find themselves in a feud Spanky McFar irland the talented child comedian Our plays a big part Mary Carlisle is romance tJ The Paramount of I the screens foremost pictures of the screen next attraction L superb Fox film The White Parade is scheduled to on Thursday Thanksgiving AVIATION PIONEER PASSES tf COATESVILLE Nov who was asso T with the Wright Brothers in the flight of their first airplane at N C died last night THEATER OAKLAND al Island JACKIE COOPER Theres Always Fi Morgan HACK Mary t it STATE x Vli In oTIir Gridiron Thrills PIEDMONT DISTRICT Piedmont A r COOPER and OTTO BERKELEY f San Pablo University Joan Huby Dick Listen with Grant CALIFORNIA University In RAIN CR ANGEL nnl Sophie Mine Gertrude II k U United Artists IMS of the PAT in LOVE TIME A V C nt The OAKS JOAN C I A I NIIn CLARK ALAMEDA XI Avc Till COUNT OF MONT anil SAN PALACE l t JACKIE THESPIAN KAYWARD 517 MA DOE ON Also DAVIS In HOUSEWIFE AVE 23rd Avc fc K ISln St NOW Also Philippine fUT AT TT rKUl 1 V ALt E 14th St Av 1 Hobert ft Maureen Thc Is Willing willi Leslie SEMINARY A Foothill 1 1 iJL SHIRLEY N o w A N n i o n E v i n KICKOFF Comedy TT TR A Y Blvd IS THE William in DIMOND DISTRICT Avc k Hopkins JANET GAYNOR anil LEW Also No with famous tenor will appear in morrow night forthe benefit of crippled children i Cimini noted symphony orchestra conductor who has api at the Hollywood Bowl con cor Is frequently wai signed by Co Pictures to conduct the orchestra in Grace Moores picture One Night of Love play ng a sixth smashing week at the Hoxie willbe remembered also as the conductor of Miss in Los Angeles four years ago In addition to is conductor in the theater se Cimini trained chorus or the operatic numbers Supporting Miss Moore in One of Love arc Tullio Carminati Monu Barrie Luis Al and Nydia Selected short subjects complete he program Pilfer Parked Cars curs CRIPPLED CHILDREN TO Auditorium Concert Will Aid Contribution Fund For Needed Appliances Thieves concentrated on parked in Oakland over the weekend d stole a wide variety of articles ranging from slices to a saxophone of SI Helena re parted to police that his saxophone was stolen from hij cnr parked at Sixteenth Street Telegraph Avenue Lloyd II Truman Oakland undertaker lost a coat slacks and a sweater from his car parked in front of 1000 Trestle Glen Road George reported theft ot i sample case containing shoes from lis auto at and Grove Streets Lloyd of Hay ward reported a hat and overcoat were taken from his car at Nine Street and Telegraph Avenue Jewelry Cash Taken In 2 Burglaries Burglars broke inlo the home of A E Tucker Laurel Avenue while the family was away over he weekend and escaped with jewelry They left two suitcases containing clothing in Ihc drive way Intruders used a pass key to enter the gas service station of Charles Rose 3775 Brookdale and stole a small amount of cash The office of Dr E A Broadway dentist was ransacked aut nothing was taken Braille Classes to Open in Alameda ALAMEDA Nov for the blind in rending Braille chess typing have been opened at 1807 Santa Clara Avenue Alameda as part the county emergency edu cation relief program Classes will be conducted by Samuel Bean of Alameda SERA courses in advanced first aid will open Monday night at Ala mcda High School under direction of Jolin I of the Ameri can Red Cross Completion of the standard course In first aid will be required entrance said Erie Kenney director of emergency edu cation relief for Alameda County Crippled children Oakland will have a Thanksgiving treat when they will be guests at the benefit concert to be given tomorrow Even ing at the Oakland Auditorium Theater by the great Metropolitan Opera staj Dino Borgioli The concert is being given especially for the crippled children although all lovers the district are asked to at tend and help contribute in this way to the fund being raised for welfare work for handicapped chil dren in Oakland Borgioli when told of these chil approximately 100 decided he wanted to help them secure the various appliances to help them correct their ailments money for dental work and for the midmorning milk which they need and other ties FOLK SONG PRO GUAM He offered to give his talent and time without cost to the com of service and civic or whoare sponsoring the concert and thus help in the wel being conducted for the children tenors be a group of folk songs to which he his own accompaniments Hewill also sing arias from in which hehad starred in New York ac companied by the Arion Trio CAPACITY The Auditorium Theater banked with flowers is expected to be crowded lo capacity as hundreds and women gather to hear one of the worlds most operatic stars will be given at popular prices starting at 50 cents for general admission and and for reserved seats Mrs Wallace M Alexander of Piedmont and Mrs Helen Sheridan of Oak land arc among the sponsors of the concert Tickets are on sale at H C Company and at the Hawthorne School Cosponsors of the concert are Willard Givens Al bert N Bonson William Ewing Dr Einar Jacobsen all of school department Mrs Pomeroy of Piedmont and Jack Block of the Rotary Club Wed At Hollywood HOLLYWOOD Nov 26 Six lays ahead oJf schedule Mrs Winifred Coc Dix of San Francisco wife of Richard Dix film tar and Dr Harley J iOs Angeles were married icrc It was the second marital en lure Xor both The wedding first planned for December 1 took place in the par of the First Methodist Church with the Rev Glenn R hillips reading the service Pres nt were Dr and Mrs W Scott Coe parents of the bride and Dr nd Mrs Louis A Fleischman On their honeymoon the couple ilan to visit New York Chicago nd the home ot Dr larents at Sheboygan Wis Mrs Dix has a daughter undersoil has a son t Five Hurt as Blast Wrecks Building ST LOUIS Nov persons were slightly injured last light in an explosion which de a building nd partially wrecked an adjacent Swelling on the outskirts of the district here So complete was the destruction hat firemen and police refused to lazard a guess as to the cause of he explosion Debris from the building was hurled nto the street and police reserves called out to reroute traffic n the vicinity PUNCH FOX mm Wm Powell Myrna Loy Do Evelyn Prentice Drama With Skill Good Taste High Students to Play Little Women SAN LEANDRO Nov for the play Little Wom en to be presented by the San High School for lie Se play are well under way ac cording In Mrs Margaret Abbott dramatic teacher who is directing the play The play will be presented in the school auditorium Thursday December 6 according to Mrs Abbott PARK BOULEVARD DISTRICT Park Blvd E lOlll W A DAM E S Huby Dick THE STAMP with rll Jonn VICTOR DISTRICT Avc nr MOVES In OVER STREET DISTRICT RITZ Et Sl Avc AT Girls Escort Beaten By 3 Assailants Because he objected lo addressed to his girl companion James 32 living at 2727 West Street beaten by three unidentified youths Sunday night He was treated for a lacerated head at Alameda Coun ty Hospital Everhardt was escort ing Miss Hazel Kennedy home when the attack occurred a and West Streets COURT CLERK 33 TEAUS NEW BERN N yearold George Green has been Federal clerk of court here for 3r years His service extends over hal history of the loca Russia Described By World Traveler SAN JOSE Nov is 10 Utopia Dirt rackets unfairness incl hard life generally abound here F J Griffon Redwood City world traveler said in a recent talk on Real Russia before an y at San Jose State College Griffen traveled through Russia disguised as a Russian and saw life from the lower lass standpoint there He said the average Russian workers pay is about a month The Russian ju system is most unfair speaker said A GOOD threequarters of the Fox feature play this week passes in review vith nothing much happening ex opt William Powell doing quite veil in law business and Myrna as his wife being tragic about his many absences from home and hours when he does Ket home Then Evelyn Prentice play that began its run over the week into a hud dle so to speak calls the double reverse and cores a most emphatic touchdown It is the climax of the latest opus that carries the coring punch a courtroom with a decidedly new wist wherein the lawyer saves lis wife after her open confession if murder convicts the real cul own the wit icss stand then proceeds to ave her loo All in all that last hour isa busy one for Powell ind no one begrudges him the hed Powell is rmich more serious than n his more salad days of The ihin Man Miss Loy her happier mood under cares of film motherhood A young daughter such as Cora Sue Collins s quitea responsibility The md chuckles that marked their past are altogether neither player loses stature through ho solemnity for which their ent characters call Isabel Jewel as the girl in the case flashes a rare witness stand confession thal impresses its intensity Up to this icr role has been distinctly sefc but with this rare though exposition ot im mediately assumes in he cast not so very lar below eads Una Merkels Amy is distinctive hrough its rendition Not much nore than a minor part at best Miss drolleries and quaint asides more than serve their pur oso of lifting it to something bet cr Cora Sue Collins a child ac tress of juvenile charm cements he interest and easily accounts for her full share of dramatic laurels Harvey Stephens as the poetic Edward as the lawyers contact man and Jessie as a were ng in minor roles The play is smoothly written in with the meth od Details dovetail perfectly and good taste is over apparent in dia logue and situation All in all Evelyn Prentice i pleasant en all of the time and distinctive melodrama lor fifteen jr so A program of short subjects are by no means the least portion oC the The weekly shows the Stanford cam in action theres a color car onn The Mill thats a pleas ure a Grantland Rice sports talk on horsemanship actually hold ones interest and school comedy has fun M L Exile in N Y Ends For Claire Windsor 1911 by United Press HOLLYWOOD Nov Icr year exile in New York ended Claire Windsor was back ionic convinced that pros has returned to the Grea While Way I never saw New York so finy incl carefree the blond actress said Mink coats and silk hats ire everywhere Theaters and cafes are crowded Its just like olc times with prosperity everywhere n evidence Miss Windsor left Hollywood a year ago shortly after she hac lost a 75000 court judgment to Mrs Marion Y Read socialite who accused her o pilfering Ihc affections of Mrs Reads husband Alfred C Read The verdict was later set aside anc a new trial granted actress Two weeks ago however Mis Windsors attorney admitted an ou oC court settlement had reached Wm Lee Fraternity Club Manager Dies SAN Nov William Lee pioneer Californian of Fraternity Club at Ihc Palace Hotel died at his apartments 631 Street today He had been ill for several weeks At his bedside were his wife anci two stepdaughters Mrs Harrie Johnson of San Francisco and Mrs Henry C Clifton ot Sacramento CIRCUS i CLOWN ALSO JAMES SADIE MCKEE ALSO THE MERRY FRINKS 3 G Censor in Germany Bans U S Picture Nov 26 UR Thi official censor today forbade exhi bilion of the American motion pic lure WEEK HURRY LEAVING IOON WILL NOT BE IH TKK YEAR AT 10 OF WEEK as Director With Chevalier Do Well With GrandLake Hit Shacles of the also the present and fu ture Heres merry widow disguised as Jeanette being extremely not nil Prince Danilo has check to say the least The cheek is the lip belongs to Maurice Chevalier and ever the twain shall meet only the many little jokes Merry Widow Franz permanent hit now in its 1934 dance version at The famous triumvirate of Ernest Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald returned to the screen in its most glamorous achievement in The Merry Widow spectacular transcription of the Franz Lehar masterpiece bringing to the screen for the first time the music loved all over the world The production now playing at the GrandLake brings to tures the original continental ro mance with its haunting Viennese music but on a scale not often achieved in pictures Huge settings hundreds of gorgeously costumed people picturesque Albertina Rasch ballets great musical ensembles are combined to make a picture of magnitude Chevalier as debonair Danilo runs the gamut from comedy to gripping drama as does Miss MacDonald in the role of Sonia They sing all the famous song hits of the production and elaborate orchestral and choral ensembles under Herbert Stothart form a musical background j Edward Everett Horton supplies j comedy as the ambassador and Una Merkel and George are the unny king and queen Minna Gom el Huth Channing Sterling Hol Donald Meek Herman Bing nd others are in the elaborate cast The gay revues at Maxims the cancan dance the great waltz lumber in the ballroom with a of 180 Rasch dancers he White Set nd other elaborate high spots mark his Irving version of the favorite STANFORD UNIVERSITY Nov Game Gaieties 934 edition as presented Friday night in the Stanford Assembly Hall drew cheers from a wildly crowd Gordon Steedman wrote the con of 28 numbers which in Ernest with his Weaver with lis Nuts to California specially Frank skit Happy End ng and a sketch mourning the passing of the Stanford Rough The chorus was directed by Hes lon Beaudoin Over a hundred Indents put the show together un der general supervision of Director William M Timmons with Gordon Heche and liis care of the pit numbers Stars Mate Mum On New Romance RENO Ncv Nov ord Warren Smith of Claire Luce and his at orney John Sinai would neither confirm nor deny reports here last night will marry Charlotte Fantoni of New York as soon as he ind actress are legally parted Smiths divorce suit against Miss Luce who is playing on a London stage miles south of Reno October 17 He charged cruelty desertion and in fidelity Sinai slated he was unable to say when case will be that no settlement has been reached as yet What Every Woman Is Hit Feature at Orpheum Lovers of Sir James M whimsical romance What Every Woman Knows who have been spectators at the stage play during he past decade are receiving a new hrill with the now Doing shown on the screen at the Orpheum The second picture on he current program delves inlo lives of four college graduates who among lifes grim realities discover that the road to success and happiness is a rocky one The feature entitled Gentle men Are Born stars lean Muir Franchot Tone Margaret Lindsey Ann Dvorak and Nick Foran Months of careful testing before actual filming began resulted in one of the most notable casts ot the year in What Every Woman Knows Helen Hayes work is enthusiastically received Brian Aherne English stage star who ap recently at the Orpheum in The Founlain is superb as lead ing man A most unusual depart ure in screen roles is Madge Evans who changed from her usual portrayals to do a siren Also in strong supporting roles arc Dudley Lucille Watson Don ald Crisp and David Rex Ingram Suit Starts at Nice NICE France Nov suit by Rex Ingram American mo tion picture producer against Cor a notary was heard today Ingrain seeks lo recover which he said he gave in 1925 in connection with the estab ot studios He said the money was not re turned assorted that the money was lost in speculation ir which Ingram was a partner A decision is expected tomorrow Fire in Apartment Reveals Rum Plant SAN FRANCISCO Nov in at 1372 Pine Street led and later Federal alco hol to an elaborate whisky device a barrel of whisky and a wide assortment of bottled liquor An i ri vest i gat ton was begun to day Federal officials said the blaze began in a short circuit in the plant Rachmaninoff Plays Tonight Sergei Rachmaninoff pianist will play in concert at oclock this evening in the Oakland Auditorium Theater Ho comes as the second attraction on William E Chamberlains Great Artists at Popular Prices series Opening the pianists program lo night will be Toc cata and Fugue The remainder of the evening will be reserved for compositions of his own including the famous C Sharp Minor Pre lude and others by Bee and Liszt appearance here this year finds him at the peak of his musical fortunes Next ber his newest work a composition for piano and orchestra wijl have its world premiere at the hands of the New York Philharmonic Sym phony His Recollections as told to Von have just been published in East TIM McCOY BEYOND the LAW AND Mm Mountain DEAN ind LONDOS SHIRLEY TEMPLE JAMES DUNN Alma Long 19 Hurt By Fall From Horse Miss Alma Long 10 daughter of Mrs Alice Long 1702 Brysh Street Oakland is in Alameda County Hospital today with a probable as the being thrown from her horse Her mount stumbled and threw her while riding with friends along Mountain ate Avenue in the Oakland foot hills Dr AC Smith Surgeon Dead Dr A Clarkson Smith member of a pioneer Oakland family died it his home 3923 Grand Avenue yesterday following an illness 01 more than a year Ke was 52 A native of Oakland Dr Smith attended the public schools here He was a member of the local Elks His father was James H Smith pioneer Californian anc President of the Alameda County Association for move than years Two brothers W B Smith one imc assistant district attorney anc Superior Judge Mortimer Smith o Alameda County predeceased him Dr Smith was actively associate with the affairs of the Alamed County Medical Association Fo 25 he was affiliated with h county medical service first at th old Emergency Hospital at and Franklin streets Later he be came emergency surgeon at th Alameda County Emergency Hos a position he held until hi death He also maintained a pri vale practice He was a gradual of the Oakland College of cians and Surgeons Surviving him are his widow Mrs Algae Smith a sister Mrs Julius S Leigh of Oakland and daughter Algae Funeral services will be held to morrow at 1 oclock from Ihc Gran D Millers Parlors 2850 Avenue Childrens Play Group Organized A series of plays for children will e sponsored in the cities y a new organization the Theater Association will present several produc ions at Lisser Hall Mills College commencing with Ronald Colmans Pied Piper in January or iry Tlie new organization was formed of rapidly growing in erest in the presentation of plays suitable for children The general committee is headed by Mrs Har rison S Robinson and includes Mrs G W Baker Mrs William E Colby Miss Doris McEntyre Mrs Charles S Wheeler Miss Edith Stebbins and Dr H The organization is an outgrowth of a movement begun at Mills Col lege two years ago by Miss L Louise Stephens director of the drama workshop at the college Junior Traffic Squad Taken to Theater SAN LEANDRO Nov the invitation of the Oakland Po lice Department and the Safety Council 98 members of San Leandro Junior Traffic Police at tended a theater party in Oakland The boys from lie McKinley Washington and St Marys Schools were taken to Oakland in a special ly chartered street car by Sergeant Henry Bradow of the San Leandro police who is in charge of the ju traffic department in San Leandro Aahmes Shrine Band Will Entertain SAN LEANDRO Nov Shrin Temple German band will be among the entor lainers at the annual dinner ot ho Southern Alameda County Shrine Club to be held hero Tuesday De cember 11 according lo Dr W E Ross chairman in charge of the planning committee More than from all of the county are expected to attend the dinner which will be held in the Veterans Memorial hall TWO BIS MONTGOMERY OSULLIVAN ALWAYS THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO CALIFORNIA STANFORD RACHMANINOFF EMINENT RUSSIAN PIANIST NOT ON ANT SERIES Oakland Auditorium Theatre Tonight at P M Clay Co at Cap t ariss U C Mso Plus Tax
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