Loew's Melba and Metropolitan Theatres, Brooklyn, New York - December 29, 1929
Vol. 11 NEW YORK, N. Y., DECEMBER 28, 1929 No. 17
A NEW FIND
LOEW'S JANUARY FESTIVAL
This week marks the inauguration of LOEW'S JANUARY FESTIVAL, the month of mighty entertainment, unequalled in the annals of grease paint and microphones. The greatest productions of the dialogue screen will make January a festival month in every Loew theatre in the country! Colorful stage extravaganza devised by master producers and vaudeville favorites who top their profession are being engaged for man Loew Theatres.
Patrons, anticipating this big parade of great shows, are hurrying their Loew-grams in an effort to win guest tickets to the LOEW'S JANUARY FESTIVAL shows. Winners are announced in Loew's Weekly.
Watch LOEW'S JANUARY FESTIVAL make theatre history!
GREAT CAST IN WILLIAM HAINES' COLLEGE PICTURE
William Haines, in his new talking picture, "Fresh from College," is surrounded with actors of the screen and stage. Carleton macy, Wilbur mack, Lon Paine, henry Barrows, herbert Prior and william V. Mong, all equally well known on Broadway and in Hollywood, will be seen in the picture. Leila Hyams plays opposite the star. Others in the cast include William Janney, Phyllis Crane, Junior Coghlan, Francis X. Bushman, Jr., and Polly Moran. Sam Wood is directing the production.
EDGAR SMITH TO WRITE SCRIPT FOR "JUST KIDS REVUE"
"Just Kids," the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical screen extravaganza, featuring Weber and Fields, with De Wolf Hopper, Fay Templeton, William Collier, Louis Mann, Josephine Sabel, Trixie Friganza and other New York stage notables in the cast, is being prepared for the sound screen by Edgar Smith. Smith was author of all the early Weber and Fields successes, and has written over 160 plays and musical comedies. The new revue will be in three parts and three periods, past, present and future.
Marion Davies portrays the famous nitwit in the Kaufman-Connolly play which comes to the dialogue screen as "Not So Dumb."
JUST A BIG GUNMAN FROM THE WEST!
Ernest Torrence learns all the tricks of wholesale gunning from the French Legionaires in "The Bugle Sounds."
HAL ROACH IN NEW YORK FOR CHRISTMAS VISIT
Hal roach, producer of Our Gang, Harry langdon and Laurel-Hardy comedies for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, has arrived in New York on a semi-annual business trip.
Kay Johnson, New York stage star, makes her spectacular screen debut in Cecil B. DeMille's "Dynamite."
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
L. S. -- Nancy Carroll played in "The Shopworn Angel."
Mrs. M. C. -- Florence Vidor was the leading woman in "Doomsday."
M. S. -- Address your request to Mary Pickford, United Artists Corporation, Hollywood, Calif.
A. G. A. -- Warner Baxter played the Indian in "Ramona." His first big all-talking success was "In Old Arizona."
O. M. B. -- Address Arthur Lake, c-o Warner Brothers, Hollywood, Cal.
F. J. K. -- Colleen Moore is an American of Irish descent. She is not related to the Moore brothers.
Mrs. H. F. -- There is no difference between all-talking and one hundred per cent talking pcitures. All Loew Theatres in New York feature sound programs.
B. K. -- Address Ruth Chatterton care Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Calif.
B. V. -- "Dance Away the Night" is the sond you refer to in "Married in Hollywood."
P. K. -- Frederic March played in "The Wild Party."
Hony -- Address Chester Morris, United Artists' Studios, Hollywood, Cal.
A. D. -- Ralph Graves wrote the story for and is one of the featured players in "Flight."
JOAN CRAWFORD PICTURE BOASTS SIX SONG HITS
Six original song numbers will be heard in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's first musical Western, "Montana," starring Joan Crawford, herb Brown and Arthur Freed, of "Broadway melody" fame, Herbert Stothart and Clifford Grey, who wrote the music for "Devil May Care," the new Ramon Novarro film now playing at the Astor, and Roy Turk and Fred Ahlert are responsible for the song hits in "Montant."
NEW HURST NOVEL BOUGHT FOR FILM
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announces the purchase of talking picture rights to Fannie Hurst's latest novel, "Five and Ten," which has been among the leading sellers on the fall fiction list.
BERYL MERCER IN NOVARRO PICTURE
Beryl Mercer, noted British actress, has been given an important part of Ramon Novarro's new talking pciture, "The House of Troy," now in production under Robert Z. Leonard's direction.
"The Woman Racket"
Blanche Sweet and Tom Moore in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer dialogue production which marks their return to the screen.
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Loew's State Building
"Programs Subject to Change Without Notice"
Entire Week, January 4
The Dialog Screen Triumph
HARRY FOX with Beatrice Curtis
& FISHER in "Living Jewelry"
GALLA-RINI & SISTER
HEARST METROTONE NEWS
Celebrate New Year's Eve at LOEW'S MELBA
"Programs Subject to Change Without Notice"
FIRE NOTICE -- Look around now and choose the nearest exit to your seat.
In case of fire walk (not run) to that exit. Do not try to beat your
neighbor to the street.
Saturday and Sunday, January 4, 5
All-Talking and Singing!
"IN AND OUT." All-Talking Comedy
Monday, January 6
Tuesday and Wednesday, January 7, 8
Thursday and Friday, January 9, 10
100% Talking and Singing!
"MADHOUSE," All-Talking Comedy
SEE AND HEAR
HEARST METROTONE NEWS
BACKSTAGE IN "BROADWAY SCANDALS"
WHITE WAY ROMANCE DEPICTED IN ALL-TALKING, SINGING, DANCING PICTURE
"Broadway Scandals," a sparkling, scintillating musical comedy with an absorbing love story that combines comedy, romance and drama, is excellently enacted by Sally O'Neil, Jack Egan, Carmel Myers and a big cast of supporting screen favorites.
Briefly the story concerns the trials and tribulations of Ted and Mary to get to Broadway. Sally O'Neil establishes herself as a splendid singing and dancing star in the picture. jack Egan, a vaudeville headliner for the past several years, is admirably cast as Ted. Carmel Myers, as the musical comedy star, adds another triumph to her long list of talking picture successes.
A NEW COLLEEN
Miss Moore plays a French musical comedy star in "Footlights and Fools."
COLLEEN MOORE A FRENCH STAR IN STAGE DRAMA
Seldom has Colleen Moore been presented in a picture offering such a wide scope for her talent, and never has she given a more finished performance than in "Footlight and Fools." Whether enacting a pseudo-French actress, with an attitude and an accent both delightfully Parisian, or impersonating a gold-digging Broadway chorus-girl, Colleen is simply splendid.
Two leading men play opposite Miss Moore, Raymond Hackett and Frederic March.
The plot builds toward a dramatic climax, in which both suitors are involved, and the story ends after a tense scene in which Miss Moore rises to great heights.
There are several episodes in Technicolor in "Footlights and Fools," presenting elaborate stage nunbers in which Colleen, gorgeously costumed introduces the songs written for the picture.
PRIZE WINNERS IN THE LOEW-GRAM CONTEST.
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