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Handbill for the Douglass Theatre, 1928 Nov. 25-30

author: Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
extent: [1] p.
date: November 25-30, 1928
summary: Handbill for the Douglass Theatre, advertising the films The Coward, The Winning of Barbara Worth, The Devil's Skipper, The Vanishing Pioneer, Tea For Two, and Tom's Gang, dated November 25 to November 30, 1928. [The actual dates of the films listed run from November 25 to December 1, 1928]. The flier advertises Warner Baxter in a Sunday night midnight showing of 1927 FBO society melodrama, The Coward, followed by a brief synopsis. The Winning of Barbara Worth, a 1926 Goldwyn Western romantic drama, is advertised for Monday beneath the synopsis, followed by the number of copies sold of the novel on which it is based, and the phrase "nuf ced." Norma Shearer in The Actress, a 1928 MGM comedy-drama, is advertised for Tuesday. The Vanishing Pioneer, a 1928 Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation Western melodrama featuring Jack Holt, is advertised for Thursday above a box advertising a double feature holiday program for Thanksgiving of The Devil's Skipper, a 1928 Tiffany-Stahl Productions drama adapted from the Jack London story "Demetrios Contos," to be followed by The Vanishing Pioneer. Friday's feature is Lew Cody and Aileen Pringle in Tea for Two. Actually titled Tea for Three, the MGM domestic comedy was released in 1927. Finally, Tom Tyler and Frankie Darro in Tom's Gang, a 1927 R-C Pictures Western melodrama, is advertised for Saturday.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 20
folder: 190
item: 29

Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Shearer, Norma, 1900-
Baxter, Warner, 1889-1951
Holt, Jack, 1888-1951
Cody, Lew, d. 1934
Pringle, Aileen, b. 1895
Tyler, Tom, 1903-1954
Darro, Frankie, 1918-1976
Feature films--United States
Motion picture theaters--Georgia--Macon
Film posters--Georgia--Macon
Advertising--Motion pictures--Georgia--Macon
Advertising fliers--Georgia--Macon
Actress (Motion picture : 1928)
Coward (Motion picture : 1927)
Devil's skipper (Motion picture : 1928)
Tea for three (Motion picture : 1927)
Tom's gang (Motion picture : 1927)
Vanishing pioneer (Motion picture : 1928)
Winning of Barbara Worth (Motion picture : 1926)

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[Note: The flier is framed by alternating light and dark diamond shapes]

 Begins A Week Of Sensational Screen Attractions With A 
  NOVEMBER 25, 1928. 12:01 A. M.
 Warner Baxter in The Coward" 

Branded a Coward, banished from his circle of friends, jeered at by his enemies, made a human piece of driftwood -- See how the weakling comes through. The most powerful drama of the year.

Monday, "The Winning of Barbara Worth"
3 Million Copies of the Novel Sold. Nuf Ced.
Tuesday, Norma Shearer in "The Actress."
Wednesday, "The Vanishing Pioneer."
Featuring JACK HOLT

Thursday!THANKSGIVING Thursday!
 Big Double Feature Holiday Program 
 "The Devil's Skipper." 

A New Orleans belle becomes the captain of a slave ship and sails the Seven Seas for a terrible revenge. Only Jack London could write so mighty a story of the sea. It's a real THRILLER!

Jack Holt in "The Vanishing Pioneer"
Friday, Lew Cody and Aileen Pringle in "Tea For Two."
Saturday, Tom Tyler and Frankie Darro in "Tom's Gang"