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Advertising card for the Douglass Theatre, probably 1925 Jan. 26

author: Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
extent: [2] p.
date: January 26, 1925
summary: Advertising card for the Douglass Theatre, probably dated January 26, 1925, advertising vaudeville with Butterbeans & Susie, Ozie McPherson, Mayo & Glynn, Chavers & Chavers, and the silent films Singer Jim McKee, Into the Net, The White Tiger, The Go-Getter Series, Alias the Night Wind, Fun from the Press, Tempest Cody, Try and Get It, The Educator, In Fast Company, Yukon Jake, The Iron Man, and Fast and Fearless. The program announces that "America's Foremost Colored Comedy Team," Butterbeans & Susie, will appear on Monday, January 26 at the Douglass Theatre with blues singer Ozie Macpherson, song and dance team Mayo & Glynn, and comedians Chavers & Chavers. The film program advertises William S. Hart in Singer Jim McKee and Into the Net on Monday. The film Singer Jim McKee (1924) is a Western drama in which a man robs a stagecoach to provide for his friend's daughter. The film Into the Net (1924) is a serial crime drama directed by George B. Seitz. The program advertises actress Priscilla Dean in the thrilling drama The White Tiger (1923) and the Go-Getter Series (1923) on Tuesday. The White Tiger is the last collaboration between Dean and director Todd Browning, best remembered for the poignant horror classic Freaks (1932). The program advertises the mystery Alias the Night Wind (1923), the comedy Fun From the Press, and the Western short Tempest Cody (1919), promoted as one of director Nick Carter's best, on Wednesday. The program advertises actor Bryant Washburn in Try and Get It (1924) and the comedy short The Educator (1922) on Thursday. The program advertises actor Richard Talmadge in the melodrama In Fast Company (1924) and the films Yukon Jake (1924) and The Iron Man (1924) on Friday. In Yukon Jake, Ben Turpin portrays a sheriff who saves the mayor's daughter from a gang of criminals led by Yukon Jake, portrayed by Kalla Pasha. Finally, the program advertises Buffalo Bill in Fast and Fearless (1924) on Saturday.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 22
folder: 219
item: 11

Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Washburn, Bryant, 1889-1963
Talmadge, Richard
Carter, Nick
Dean, Priscilla, 1896-
Hart, William S.
Macpherson, Ozie
Butterbeans & Susie (Musical group)
Chavers & Chavers
Mayo & Glynn
African American comedians--Employment--Georgia--Macon
African American musicians--Employment--Georgia--Macon
African American dancers--Employment--Georgia--Macon
African American singers--Employment--Georgia--Macon
Motion picture theaters--Georgia--Macon
Entertainment events--Georgia--Macon
Advertising fliers--Georgia--Macon
Alias the night wind (Motion picture : 1923)
Educator (Motion picture : 1922)
Fast and fearless (Motion picture : 1924)
Go-getters (Motion picture : 1925)
In fast company (Motion picture : 1924)
Into the net (Motion picture : 1924)
Iron man (Motion picture : 1925)
Singer Jim McKee (Motion picture : 1924)
Tempest Cody : Spur and saddle (Motion picture : 1919)
Try and get it (Motion picture : 1924)
White tiger (Motion picture : 1923)
Yukon Jake (Motion picture : 1924)
Advertising cards

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Will present Monday, January 26 and all the week, one of the greatest Vaudeville bills
of the season, headed by the incomparable
Accepted by all to be America's Foremost Colored Comedy Team.
MAYO & GLYNN -- Singing and Dancing
CHAVERS & CHAVERS -- Comedians

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Note Our Special Picture Program
Mon. [Monday] Wm. [William] S. Hart in "Singer Jim McKee." A Paramount. "Into the Net."
Tue. [Tuesday] Universal Feature. Priscilla Dean in "The White Tiger" A thrilling
drama that you will long remember. Also Go-Getter Series.
Wed. [Wednesday] Fox Special. 'Alias the Night Wind.' 'Fun from the Press' 'Tempest Cody'
Western. The Feature is one of Nick Carter's best stories.
Thurs. [Thursday] Bryant Washburn in "Try and Get It" 'The Educator' Comedy.
Fri. [Friday] Dick Talmadge. 'In Fast Company' A laugh-burst of thrills. "Yukon Jake'
and "The Iron Man."
Sat. [Saturday] Young Buffalo Bill in "Fast and Fearless." Country Store.