Cinema: Variations Dec. 3, 1928

Pay. To Actor John Barrymore $150,000, to Director Ernst Lubitsch $125,000 by United Artists for work on King of the Mountains budgeted at $1,100,000; to Richard Barthelmess, a raise from $5,500 to $8,500 a week; to Fannie Brice, $7,500 a week for three weeks to appear in Publix theatres; to King Alfonso (Spain), an unnamed sum for talking into Fox Movietone sound-camera; to one Jack Felstein, called Jack Gordon, not more than three years for grabbing pocketbooks from matrons at cinematinees in Manhattan.

In Manhattan, Michael ("Sure-Seater") Mindlin opened a theatre (Little Carnegie...