1916 ad: Submarine Warfare on the big screen -- "Greater than The Birth of a Nation"

. Sunday, July 14, 2013

Civiliation. Vividly Pictures the Modern Menage of Submarine Warfare. A masterpiece that throws a glaring light on the world's flaunting boast of a higher progress. Thomas H. Ince's $1,000,000.00 Spectacle. Actual sinking of an ocean liner. Two battleships sunk by the United States Navy. $18,000 used for ammunition in one battle. 40,000 people employed. 10,000 horses in thrilling cavalry charges. 40 aeroplanes in great air battle. Every death-dealing device known to modern war in operation. One year in the making. Cost $1,000,000.00. Entire cities built and destroyed. An awe-inspiring spectacle that one minute makes your blood run cold and another thrills you with its touches of human gentleness. The story of the greatest love of the ages -- the love of humanity. Greater than the Birth of a Nation. N.Y. Journal. Large symphony orchestra -- big chorus and soloists -- prologue by flesh and blood actors. La Crosse Theatre. 4 days starting Sunday matinee.  Oct 22. Bargain day matinees Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: prices 25 cents, 50 cent, 75 cents. Sunday Matinee and Nights: 50 cents, 75 cents and $1.00. No phone orders. Reserve your seats now. Mail orders now when accompanied by check or money order to cover seats required.

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