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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1919 THE LKTHPRrrvir: nAn.i HKHAU; PAGE FIVE DRAMA VAUDEVILLE PHOTOPLAYS Tho Horran Forum was humming fflth excitement. Caesar lay dead, iUbbod by Lbo hand of big friend, llrucus. over ilio liodj" ot Iliu great general, ivas rousing ibe people tn revenge. Mm, .women an I in lYRrni bright colors of afcoa a so listeriej to the thrilling words. Tlio sceno of barbaric dor made more intense by tne lipure ot tho loal lender. Over 1. lay the sim- j-liln'c o[ Italy, but of Ameri- can Italy, {lie sunshine of Califonjia.' Such was one o[ (he ECCMCS nl tlio Fox near !nst summer when ihc prcat Epeclaclu ivlitcb comes to Iho Co- deconUed boats of (bo Egyji-'of lie big surprises of (he show, tlan Queon'B fleet, manned by swarthy the appearance of Lung, T. Yueug aad Egyptians, and further up was tiic Company, oriental wonder In Queen's barge, eighty feet In lODgi'j, an elaborately staged aud inystifyiDg drcurnted In Ihe wonderful colorings. Illusion act. Illusions galore are used for more thin .hours Ju Ibis act, jsotuclhlog over ten tons the appeartbco of MIsa Bara on ths ot paraphernalia fceing carried by ihe acene, Director his I company. They also use a special force o[ asslGtunU and twelve camen-' men, put tho rehearsals. supers through the Promptly o'clock iho Elgin I vias jjivcn tbac all was In readiness, nnd MUs Ilara, ai- UreJ lu u robe of goiU. on her hcAtJ liid symbol of. Jsls. catno upon tbn scene lu a corgeously caparisoned charloL drnvu by four plumed whilu horses. The scene was a riot ol color and life. BIG NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY VAUDEVILLE SHOW AT THE COLONIAL TONIGHT The now Hippodrome Vaudeville Show which will be otfertu jt Iho Col- onial today and Tuesday has nil the apjitarancea of being a. winner, four distinct acts, each worthy ot headline honors make up tho'Llll. scenic production. Jewel f n-inen, tho dainty star will appear In her latest photo nlay "Tho Girl tho Champagne 020 of tba Bpaaou's finest pictures. An Interesting scenic and eomo good acrecn comodlca irJII round out (ho shots', which will be set to appropriate jjiuslc by CbarJJo Bcrcsford and bis Colonial orchestra, The Colonial management vlsh to Mate that DID big double vaudcvllEo and plcluru show will Le offered at the same popular Colonial prices, no ratao ol prices being Itf effect tonight. and Lyda will open (ha show Ith their snappy originality "A LHtlo loiiial, starling next Wednesday. Dec.! lu which this cntorlaln- 31 si, as tliQ special New Year's al. jmcnt duo'nro seen at their best. Tho traction, was M.inuJ before croivda ofj'alost aong hilE. the latest coined Intf rested Epcclntors. Tor a few days, and Iho latest dances, coupled it least. Home lived again In Califor- nia. So clalor.itc, ao magnificent was with the versatility ol the learn mate Loulo and Lyda popular. the setting, thai one day's .Vest on the bill will IJa tlio appear- Ion alone cost :mce of Jack Grey and Helen. Jack The minute before HID director recently a featured comedian gau to rehearse, the spectators were-vllk'Thn Midnight Follies1'ani "The ii'oilcrn. Amerknns, living j rasBing- Show" will offer his most re- in the vrorM of tho Twentieth Century. .successes. 3Ifss Helen From Iho minute a tier the scene be-1 Ins pailner, a winsome bit of girlhood Ban to they felt that they j sines nicely, dances ditto, anrt Is an themselves, p.s as tiic actors, had nlilc Toll Tor Jack's comedy. They back hundreds of years ami'call the act "A Fit of Wit." and It Is H'crii actually seefng (lin real CacFwr ivcll cfllculalert to'send any audleace unite his surgeons, trluniiihaut entry Into the FOILIUI. flowing tiic ci.iff in scatlcfcd Into hyalerlcal fits ol laughter. Third i will bo filled by, a .like- nulc young fellow who calls" himself Just "Hats." lie slnss a number of re- stricted song hits, anil makes a spec- The last place on Hit bill will be one THE. SQUARE DEAL THEATRE of tiic Conqugrov. Xrom IN- of Caesar and An- tony to the'deith o: llic former and {In'ty of hja character sketches of oration of ilio latter, the dozen dlfforcnt, nationalities, army of people wiili a rhyihni fu a real comedian. permed it.credible In so hugo tn uiidertaliinE'. Mounted on his horse. Director; Edwards gave Instructions Cor ihc linmlliHK of (lie tremendous liiiJj of; fiupcrs, .while his vnrioiis assistants drilled various other groups in '.heir respective ceremonies. Not until several hours of reliearsa. in (lie TiroJIJiig sun rltd tJio caiucni men bey'" lo erind. -In fact, Thedn Kara herself, who has the title role, .said brcalh- Icssiy ns she watched the magniricent (3iama unfold: "My hair seenio.l lo rlie as I lokeil on at llin ypeztuule of history coming IJfc in one tre- iiicndous pftTiorama." So, by a ware of the. director's and a sUip iinprcssloiiabli ccUuloltl, "the grnmlner that WOF Greece and HIG glory thai was wore transferred to'our own 1'aclfjc Quite as thrilling was llic revival Aliwa'tidrra, (hot fainons rity of tl.n Xllo, brought bacft tb life in ilio sam-j way end for the same purpose. Thirtj- I'jiles from IAS 'Angeles, the mictenl tily ivas erected to prorlilo a ERltlng tor sone. of the most dramatic scenes in (he wlrolc dramatic spectacle o' VCi.eopaLra.'1 To film-llils. quo, cpUorli- more men and women ivesc necessary. .SiUiatcil on Ihc hanka of an Inla-Td river n (ti ividlh, wns 'the Rxtciior ol t'lcopilra's ralact-, iibout wbtch the scenes 'of the day cen- tered. On ihe river were the gbS For other theatre advertise- menls see oagc 3, TOrvrittHT AND TOMORROW ELSIE FERGUSON Flaring a Triple Hole in The Avalanche Thin is probably the first .time any Ftiir has been seen In three distinct roles in tho same pic- Id ro. The play is a. vivid por- trayal of a young woman who hay Inherited Iho gambling in- stinct. "BE MY WIFE" Lloyd Comedy, find "IN THE LAW'S Episode 4 of "Tlie Great Gamble" COLONIAL Monday -Tuesday HIPPODROME CIRCUIT VflUDiVILlE BIG ALL-STAR HOLIDAY BILL The Season's Supreme Act YUNG TYUENG AND COMPANY Oriental wonder-workers in an elaborately staged and mysltfy- Ing performance. Illusions ga- lore. Special scenic production, Ten tons of effects and para- phernalia that dazzle the eye. A TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR ACT "HATS" Vou'lt never who this happy chap is. He's a real com- edian, out lo make you laugh. LOUIE Singing, tiancmg, Talking Comedians The Versatile Couple JACK GREY and HELEN Vaudeville's Smartest Entertain- erSf presenting thtir snappy'tfuo- logue "A FIT OF WITJ' Special stage letting. Great Photoplay Feature JEWEL CARMEN in the delightful photoplay "THE GIRL THE CHAMPAGNE EYES" Six ol delight. THE L-KO BATHING GIRLS In iheir latett "seashore comedy" "A BATHING VENUS" Finest Orchestra in Southern Alberta COLONIAL CONCERT ORCHESTRA Adultt 50c Children 25c Daily Matinee, Children 10t MAJESTIC NEW YEAR'S DAY AND NIGHT JANUARY FIRST BY PERMISSION OF A. W. TAMS THE MEDICINE HAT OPERATIC SOCIETY PRESENTS THE FAMOUS COMIC OPERA ANTOY WITH A LARGE CAST AND BEAUTY CHORUS OF TWENTY. FITTING MUSIC BY SPECIAL AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA. 50c, 75c, 51.50 Matinee at SOc.TSc.fl.OO SEATS NOW SELLING n Superb New Year's Holiday Attraction! WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAY THIS WEEK IT COST CAESAR AN EMPIRE TO SEE CLEO- PATRA, IT WILL COST YOU ONLY 50c IN THE AFTERNOON OR AT NIGHT FOR ADULTS Children Matinees 1 Oc 2Sc Matinee Daily at Nights at 7: 00 and 9: 00" Sharp Of Her Lure For Men Shakespeare Wrote- The barge ahe sat !n, like a ed throne. Burned on the water; the poop was beaten goid; Purple the sails, aid so perfumed that The winds were love sick with them; The oars were silver Which to the tune of flutes kept stroVe, and made The water which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of Iheir strokes. FOP her own person, It beggared all description; She did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold tissue) O'erpfcturing that Venui, where see The fancy outwork Nature. f bARft WILLIAM FOX'S SUPER-PRODUCTION Starring THEDA BARA A Million Dollar Production ExceHing even "Intolerance" Splendor SPECIAL MUSIC BY THE AUGMENTED COLONIAL ORCHESTRA CHARLES BBSUISfOTlD, Director "THE CALIPH OF BAGDAD'' WasHer'sthe Heart of a DevU? Hislory has recorded Cleopatra ai gmtest piro. Ilulers were her playlhlnEa nnd klnidon: her pawn. Eren Uio god's' of meant nothing to but tha god ot love.' AND her siren plans aTrr the asp and ivelcomcd an end (o KCo irllhout (he IBID, fho tovat loved. A million dollar] was spent and Ihe aerylcn o( ftvgi used In making this KlBantlo greileit ol lovo tho world has even known. SPECIAL NOTICE TO OUR PATRONS: THIS SUPERB PRODUCTION OF "CLEOPATRA" IS COSTING US THE LApCEST SUM OF HONEY tVf.fl PAID FOR ANY PRODUCTION EVER SHOWN IN THIS CITY, WE ARE SPARING NO TIME, BRAINS, NOR GIVE YOU THE SCREEN'S GREATEiT WILL BE FOR THREE DAYS ONLY THIS THURSDAY (NEW DAY) 'AND TO MAKE WAY FOR THE MON8TIB SATURDAY fhOW WE HAVE LINED UP FOR YOU. I RESPECTFULLY YOURS, I THE COLONIAL MANAQEMENT. ;