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Vaster Picture News.
Perhaps, of all the adventurous lives of screen sta,rs,. the career of Rudolph Valentino featured iu "Cob ra/' a Master Picture .shortly to be reloaded throughout Australia is the most improbably wild.. After many cha,nges in New York he became a dancer in vaudeville and later a teacher of dancing. It was his ease and grace that attracted the atten tion! of the tdirectors when he play ed his first extra part in "Alimony." Small parts followed and of late he enjoyed tiie fame and ease that his struggles were rewarded with.
Gordon Collingridge, the young star in "The Hills of Hate" a» tin* ion Master Picture to be released in Sydney shortly, is well known to movie fafts* having played in jmany Australian productions. On several occasions he played leading man for uotus Thompson, and since has been greatly in demand for that type of rote. "The. Hills of Hate" ae handler the role of Jim Blake with, a skill remarkable insuch a young actor, whilst Dorothy Gordon's portrayal is a powerfully competing proof of her ability.
UnuEualness is the keynote of "The Laist Laugh" <a Master Pic ture to be released shortly through out Australia. Starring Emil Jan nings, this continental photoplay lives yp to bis notices, inasmuch as the photographic and dramatic qual ities prove that Germany has its dir ectors and .geniuses of the screen.
The beauty and fragile grace of Dolores Costello, the new star play ing with John Barrymore in "The SeaI Beast," a Master Picture due for early release, was the talk of Hollywood' when this great 'epic of the eea was completed. Banymore invested all his faith and hopes in the successs of this young girl, and her work not only pleased that great actor but established her as the newest and. loveliest star iu Am erica. *