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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Rivoli Theatre, Matawan (May 1925)

The Rivoli Theatre in Matawan listed the following shows in the 15 May 1925 edition of The Matawan Journal.

Saturday May 16th, 1925

The Lighthouse by the Sea, starring Rin Tin Tin, the Wonder Dog. "The greatest of dog actors in his greatest picture."

Monday May 18th, 1925

Glory Swanson in Manhandled. "Imagine the screen's most gorgeous personality trading her company for jewels and Rolls-Royces and escaping untarnished. Yet she -- we will not spoil it by telling you more."

Tuesday May 19th, 1925

Blanche Sweet, Bessie Love, and Warner Baxter in Those Who Dance. "A melodrama based on existing conditions all over the country as a result of the Volstead Act. Dealing especially with the manufacture and sale of bootleg liquor and its effect on the lives of young folks. Not a reformer picture but one full of life and action and a spectacular automobile wreck."

Blanche Sweet
Bessie Love
Warner Baxter
Wednesday May 20th, 1925

"Cecil B DeMille's gorgeous romance of married life" - Feet of Clay - is "the story of a girl who goes from parties and petting at seventeen to marriage and responsibilities at twenty-one." Starring Rod LaRocque, Vera Reynolds, Ricardo Cortez, Julia Faye, Theodore Kosloff, Robert Edeson, and Victor Varconi.

Feet of Clay (1924)
Thursday May 21st, 1925

Matinee, 3 pm. Prices 15 cents and 30 cents
Evening, 6:45 pm and 9 pm. Prices 25 cents and 50 cents.

4 Big Acts of Vaudeville 4, "a bigger and better show than ever before."
Plus, on the screen: Wine of Youth, "with a special all star cast."

Wine of Youth
Friday and Saturday, May 22nd and 23rd, 1925

He Who Gets Slapped, with Lon Chaney "in a greater role than in the Hunchback of Notre Dame, ably supported by Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Ford Sterling, and Tully Marshall."

He Who Gets Slapped


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