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LAUGHS REPLACE VILLAINY.
The attention of these, who declare that no successful play could be constructed without a villain, is respectfully called to 'McFadden's Flats.' For the screen nro
juction oi mis leaiure comeay, use me )tage play that endured for mope than 30 years o£ successful runs, ia practically ivithout the suggestion of villainy. While more laughs and numerous unusual anc side-splitting situations have been added to the original stage play in order to fit it for the screen, it is as much without '* usual 'heavy' work of the ordinary play as when it first -was produced. 'The substitution of many laughs must have made up for the lack of villainy,' said Edward Small, who --? -duced the comedy Eor First National Pictures. 'Newer productions are proving that audiences the world over want to laugh, and that they don't mind if the usual rules of pro duction are overlooked in the finding of those laughs. Successful entertainment of the future will run more and more to humour than sobs, and money will b? emended for ideas rather than lavish settings.' Charlie Murray and Chester Conklin are the stars of the filnu- which will come to the Wondergraph Theatre on Saturday.