Plaza Theatre, New York City, New York - August 26, 1928

New York City, New York Plaza Theatre program
PLAZA THEATRE
Madison Avenue at 59th Street
Direction Leo Brecher

WEEK OF AUGUST 26, 1928

"Movie Entertainment As You Like It"


New York City, New York Plaza Theatre program

PROGRAM
Sunday and Monday, August 26 and 27

(a) Overture
Orpheus     Offenbach
Plaza Concert orchestra

(b) Famous Pathe Review
1. Lumbering for Camphor in Formosa; 2. Orphan Annie's Friend, Harold Gray; 3. A Ferocious Vegerarian; 4. America's Birthplace; 5. New York Architecture.

(c) New Grantland Rice "Sportlight"

(d) Topics of the Day

(e) PLAZA PICTORIAL REVIEW
Presented at 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15, and 9:15 P.M.

(f) The Plaza Presents
"HAPPINESS AHEAD"
with Colleen Moore

A wonderfully appealing story of a sweet country girl who started her search for happiness married to a notorious crook and the spirit born of love that sent her laughing, fighting, ever onward to the joy she knew was just ahead! One of Miss Moore's most beautiful and moving romances. The kind of picture you see only once in a great while, but worth waiting for.
Presented at 1:25, 3:25, 5:25, 7:25 and 9:25 P.M.

Cast of Characters

Mary Randall

COLLEEN MORE

Lionel "Babe" Stewart

Edward Lowe

Kay Sears

Lilyan Tashman

Ma Randall

Edythe Chapman

Pa Randall

Charles Sellon

"Sandy" Coles

Arthur Houseman

The Detective

Robert Elliott

The "Colonel"

J. Edwards Davis

The Dressmaker

Virginia Sale

Mary's Chum

Diane Ellis

Julio Vargos

Carlos Duran

Mortimer Goodstone

William Worthington

Recommended for the Family Audience Including Young People by the National Board of Review

PROGRAM
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28 and 29

(a) Dance of the Hours     Ponchielli
Plaza Concert Orchestra

(b) An UFA Novelty
"GOLDEN FLEECES"

(c) One of the Interesting "Travel Talks"
"THE RHINE"

(d) New "OUR GANG" Comedy
"RAINY DAYS"

(e) PLAZA PICTORIAL REVIEW
Presented at 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30 P.M.

(f) The Plaza presents
"THE ACTRESS"
with Norma Shearer
Based on the Play, "Trelawney of the Wells"
By Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

The barriers of wealth tore these lovers apart.... Society's demands forbade his marrying an actress. An unusual screen romance, done with fidelity from the world-famous stage classic... the laughs, the tears, the loves of stage life... Norma Shearer's finest achievement. Directed by Sidney Franklin.
Presented at 1:40, 3:40, 5:40, 7:40 and 9:40 P.M.

Cast of Characters

Rose Trelawney

NORMA SHEARER

Tom Wrench

Owen Moore

Avonia

Gwen Lee

Colpoys

Lee Moran

Gadd

Roy D'Arcy

Mrs. Telfer

Virginia Pearson

Arthur Gower

Ralph Forbes

Vice Chancellor Sir William Gower

O. P. Heggie

Clara Defoenix

Andres Tourneur

Captain Defoenix

Cyril Chadwick

Miss Trafalgar Gower

Margaret Seddon

Recommended for the Family audience including Young People by the National Board of Review

PROGRAM
Thursday and Friday, August 30 and 31

(a) Overture
Nocturne from Midsummer Night's Dream     Mendelssohn
Plaza Concert Orchestra

(b) Bessie Love
With Allan Forrest in
"SALLY OF THE SCANDALS"

A pageant of Broadway thrills, Broadway loves and Broadway hates that pictures the dazzling rise of a fun-loving, fast-stepping, heart-breaking chorus girl, capitally portrayed by Bessie Love. Lynn Shores directe it from a story by Enid hibbard. You'll like it.
Presented at 1:10, 3:40, 6:05, and 8:30 P.M.

(c) PLAZA PICTORIAL REVIEW
Presented at 2:30, 4:55, 7:20 and 9:50 P.M.

(d) The Plaza presents
"SQUARE CROOKS"
with John Mack Brown and Dorothy Dwan

A crook yarn with a different angle and excellenty done. Of two black sheep who wanted to be white and their battle against circumstantial evidence and past sins which persistently arose to confound them. From the well-known play by James T. judge.
Presented at 2:40, 5:05, 7:30 and 10:00 P.M.

Cast of Characters

Eddie Ellison

Robert Armstrong

Larry Scott

JOHN MACK BROWN

Jane Brown

DOROTHY DWAN

Kay Ellison

Dorothy Appleby

Mike Ross

Eddie Sturgis

Harry Welch

Clarence Burton

Slavey

Lydia Dickson

Kid

Jackie Combs


New York City, New York Plaza Theatre program

PROGRAM
Saturday, September 1

(a) Overture
Selections from Present Arms     Rogers
Plaza Concert Orchestra

(b) A Scenic Novelty
"SEA BREEZES"

(c) Oswald, the Lucky Rabbit, in
"RIDE 'EM PLOUGH BOY"

(d) New Comedy Hit
"OLD WIVES WHO KNEW"
with Jimmy Finlayson

(e) PLAZA PICTORIAL REVIEW
Presented at 1:30, 3:35, 5:35, 7;35 and 9:40 P.M.

(f) The Plaza Presents
'THE WRIGHT IDEA"
With Johnny Hines

Beyond the three-mile limit with Johnny Hines and a bunch of bad men! But all the bad men on the sea couldn't outsmark this comical commodore when love was at stake. He has more right ideas than the navy has sailors. And how he brings them into play with thrill and amuse you tremendously.
Presented at 1:40, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45 and 9:50 P.M.

Cast of Characters

Johnny Wright

JOHNNY HINES

Helen

Louise Lorraine

Mr. Filbert

Edmund Breese

Captain Sandy

Walter James

M. T. Flatt

Fred Kelsey

Mr. Smoot

Henry Barrows

Mr. Stein

Henry Herbert

Mr. Carter

Charles Giblyn

Spec

Jack McHugh

O. J. Gude

George Irving

Mr. Roberts

Charles Gerrard

Recommended for the Family Audience Including Young People by the National Board of Review

PLAZA THEATRE
Direction LEO BRECHER

MADISON AVENUE ::   :: AT 59TH STREET
Telephones: REGent 7900-1-2

Smoking Permitted in First Balcony and Mezzanine Loges
Performances Continuous 1 to 11 P.M.

MILTON H. CHAMBERLAIN, Manager
EUGENE CONTE, Musical Director     EMILE BERLOT, Assistant

Next Week's Attractions

Sunday and Monday, September 2 and 3
LIONEL BARRYMORE in "ROADHOUSE"

Tuesday and Wednesday, September 4 and 5
VIRGINIA VALLI and William Russell in "THE ESCAPE"
Also LOIS MORAN in "LOVE HUNGRY"

Thursday and Friday, September 6 and 7
RAMON NOVARRO in "A CERTAIN YOUNG MAN"
Also MAY McAVOY in "THE LITTLE SNOB"

Saturday, September 8
"FLEETWING"
With Barry Norton and Dorothy Janis


Photos from HAPPINESS AHEAD (1928)

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