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EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
EDITORIAL THE BENEFIT if The spirit with which everybody jpnnected with vaudeville entered ¦ to the National Vaudeville Artists fcnefits last Wednesday throughjLt the nation is highly encouragig . Each manager seemed to be vying to outdo the others in swellpg the box office receipts for the fternoon . The artists in many ases gave special performances , he so-called small timers were very whit as enthusiastic as the ig-timers . From a small troupe ut West came a letter offering to onate their salaries for the matiee . This kind offer was of course , efused . But it showed their hearts r ere right . Now the money delved from this national effort will o into a fund for . the assistance f indigent and unfortunate memers of the N . V . A . and free life lsurance in the sum of $ 1 , 000 for ach one . It is wonderful to realte that at last all branches of audeville are working in harmony , angible , practical good will come rorn the benefit , and by resolution • the Vaudeville Managers Pr...
THE MANAGERS' FORUM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
THE MANAGERS FORUM DONT BE A STAGE DOORKEEPER By TOM J . MYERS ( Oakland , Cal . ) Don t be a stage doorman . This is not a slam at the doorman at the rear of the house ; in fact , it is an expression of fraternal sympathy , and the article is written because I read recently in a well known trade T . J . MYIHS paper that a man who for years was a big-time headliner and who had appeared before royalty and whose wife had been principal boy in many a well known London panto and who now were stage doorkeeper and janitress of a theatre in Los Angeles . Both you and I have spoken to many a stage doorkeeper . Of course , we liked him . Who could help liking him ? He is of us and was of the profession , and back in your mind you can recall his history , and if you will think a bit you will sense that it is somewhat tragic Tragic because he missed opportunities , or that he had a run of mighty bad luck , or that he failed to save some money when times were good and he was in the hey- . day o...
YOU TELL 'EM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
YOU TELL EM Last weeks assortment of You Tell Em s resulted in . another contribution , this time from Miss T Margie Collins . Here they are : You tell em , Biscuit , while Ginger Snaps . You tell em , Ricora , while Bobby Burns . You tell em , Lightnin , I m in a Storm . You tell em , Automobile , I m a Crank . You tell em , Pecan , I m a Nut . You tell em , Prohibition , I m full of Hops . You tell em , Ziegfeld , I m The Girl From Home . You tell em , Shubert , and watch Ed Wynn . . You tell em , Quija Board , while I dish Scandal . You tell em , Buddies , I m Beyond the Horizon .. You tell em , Hamlet , while I Barry more . You tell em , Fig , I ve got a Date .
U . S . NOW LEADS WORLD IN AMUSE -MENT BRANCHES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
U . S . NOW LEADS WORLD IN AMUSEMENT BRANCHES America leads the world in theatrical , producing , in the opinion of Toshijiro Tamura , proprietor of the Schimurza Theatre in Tokio , who is visiting New York to study American theatres and shows . The legitimate drama rather than the musical comedies appealed to the visitor , who said of the latter : Pretty dresses , pretty music , pretty ankles , and pretty expensive .
TOPICS OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by Tt ^ ai / D ^ st PRODUCED BT TIMELY FILMS , INC . Distributed by Pathe Ever notice when a creditor calls you up , the telephone service improves wonderfully ? —Beaumont Journal . The ouija board says Bryan will be the next president . We knew all along that fool board would prove to be a fake . —Wichita Eagle . No form of government can cure individual laziness . —Toledo Blade . The average man is a good deal like a pencil . To make his mark he not only has to be sharp , but he has to be pushed . ** —Boston Transcript . Well , well ; that s a frightful case . What made you marry fourteen wives ? asked the judge . Well , your honor , I didn t like the number thirteen . —Jefferson ( Tex . ) News . What we need is fewer diamonds and more alarm clocks . —Manitoba Free Press . v Have you heard anything about a machine for telling when a man is lying ? Sure , I married one . —Washington Star . ; Helen Blazes had a lucky escape from serious injury last week wh...
How Artists Feel About the N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
How Artists Feel About the N . V . A . MARIE NORDSTROM HOTEL ALGONQUIN , NEW YORK . DEAR MR . ALBEE : Knowing your interest in the N . . V A ., I thought you might like to know what interest is being shown in the different cities . Judge Landis assured Miss Bent and me that he was in sympathy and would gladly go to the Wednesday matinee . I think it very wonderful of the managers to help in this splendid way , and I , for one , would gladly donate one day s salary to the Fund if it meets with the approval of the other artists . My best wishes to you . MARIE NORDSTROM .
f • % ^ i j THE LAW GREETS VAUDEVILLE S ) [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
f • % ^ i j THE LAW GREETS VAUDEVILLE S ) ^ ^ ^ CHICAGO DAILY TRrBtrfrg \ C Jvidge lAndis Assures Vaudeville Stars of HU Approval of / I National Benefit Performances Next Wednesday . I jj Left to tight—Judge ) Landis , Math Nordstrom ant Marion Bent \ L I am moreinterested in this cause L than you can . imagine , said Judge LanC- 4 ) a yesterday : to MJWMarie Nordstrom V * sad loss Marion Bent , vaudeville AT1 . ttots , when they called tin him . and fir mvtted him to attend the national vaudeville artists day performance Jl next Wednesday . at Every vaudeville theater in the 71 United States and Canada will donate el the i « c * lj &gt; ts of afternoon performances h \ to vaudeville actors . The money win M go to the . sick and needy . 4
Mr . Albee ' s Reply [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
Mr . Albee s Reply May 3 , 1920 . MY DEAR MISS NORDSTROM : Yours with the newspaper clipping and picture of Judge Landis of Chicago , Miss Marion Bent and yourself , received . It is mighty fine of you and Miss Bent to take this interest , and it is also most generous on your part to offer to donate one day s salary to the fund . I feel that were I to recommend this , it would be an injustice to those who cannot afford to donate one day s salary , so out of consideration for all , I feel that the efforts that the vaudeville artists are putting forth to make the National Vaudeville Artists Day a big success is all that is required of them . . There is , however , one consideration on the artists part that I could recommend , and that is that they point out the benefits to be derived , and interest all artists in vaudeville to become loyal members of the N . V . A . I personally feel ( and I know I have the co-operation of every other vaudeville manager in the United States ) that so ...
¦ PERSON A LIT IES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
¦ PERSON A LIT IES Jpsie Rooney ,- one of the famous . Rooney clan , who has been doing a single in England for the last . Jour years , is shortly to return to America .- Next season she will rejoin :- her . sister , Julia Rooney ,-, and . Walter Clinton , and they will , do a , 3-act . Dorothy Chesmond ,- a dancer , in the -Joseph Santley act ,, was married * January 20 to Kenneth . Th . ur .-v her , but the announcement was not made until last week . i ^ , Helen , , Beck , daughter of Martin • Beck , was-married to James Howard Hoffman-at the Waldorf ? Astoria , April 27 . _ Following a wedding trip to California , Mr . and ¦ Mrs . Hoffman will . make . . their home at 565 Park Avenue , New York City . Under the will-. of Gaby . Deslys , her former dancing parthef , ; Harry , Pilcer , , gets $ 50 , 000 and a life annuity of $ 300 Johnny . OConnor ; has &gt; disposed of his interest in The Theatre World , -and retired -from , same . t S . Jay Kaufman is now the sole owner a...
. GST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
. GST MAIL DEPARTMENT Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . No letter is carried ii this list for more than four consecutive weeks . Managers throughout the ountry are urged to send in all unclaimed mail from time t « . time .--: THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS will act as a clearing house . Send it to us when all tber - efforts to deliver it have failed ^ , ,-- .- • - t Adler , H . . Almond ; Mr . Tom Aronfe , Miss L . - AunnunvMuu Opal Austin , Mr , Babette , Miss Blanche Baker , Miss C . Barnard &amp; Scarth I Barnes , Gertrude Barrows , Mrs Richard BateiMra , MaeB . Beattie ; Mr : Robert Borromeo . L , Bowers , Mr . W . J Brazil , Mr . WaUer Patrick Bremen , Peggy &amp; Bro Brennen , John Kiern Brennan &amp; Murheny Bronillier , Mr . W . F . Brooks , Mrs . ( Brooks &amp; Harris ) Brown , Mrs . E . E . Brown , Mr . Judson K Browiie , Mr . E . W . Browne , Raymond A . Brownning , Mr . Fred M , , Burke , Mr . Ceorge s Burnett , Rexford Bnss , Mr ...
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
N . V . A . NOTES S . K . Hodgdon , who was in- ^^ troduced at the end of the 12- ^ act million dollar vaudeville program at the club last Sunday night , gave one of the most interesting talks ever heard at the N . V . A . He contrasted conditions today with those of the early days of vaudeville when he was associated with the late B . Fi Keith , E . F . Albee and others in the foundation of the Keith circuit . He spoke encouragingly of the present tendency for closer harmony between artist and manager , and held out great hope for a continuation of the efforts now being made to improve conditions . His talk was received with great enthusiasm and proved a fitting climax to an evening of exceptional enjoyment A notice . has been posted to Hhe effect that the board of directors has , been . forced to restrict the privileges of the club pool room and card , tables to members only . Non-members have heretofore had these privileges , when accompanied by a member , but the congestion thus...
GAMES BOOKED FOR N . V . A . BALL TEAM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920
GAMES BOOKED FOR N . V . A . BALL TEAM Friday , May . 7 th .-r-N . V . A . ys Hippodrome , Public Play Grounds , 29 th Street &amp; 9 th Avenue , .-.- Sunday , May 9 th—N . V . A . vs N . Y . Manhattans , ( fast semi profession al team ) . Isham Field , 212 th Street &amp; Columbus Avenue , at ; 3 : 00 P . M . sharp . Broadway Subway to-21 Sth Street Station . Monday , May lOth ^ N . ^ A .. vs Win ter Garden at Recreation Parle , Long Island City . Queensborc Subway to Bridge Plaza .
OLD FASHIONED BALLYHOO TO BOOST N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920
OLD FASHIONED BALLYHOO TO BOOST N . V . A . Snapshot of acts appearing on the bill at Proctor s , Yonkers , last week , as they appeared while doing an old-fashioned ballyhoo to boost . the N . V . A . performance , Wednesday , May 5 . Acts participating were Clark &amp; . Verdi , Sinclair &amp; Gray , Ceclle &amp; Bernice , ¦ Nana and Dorothy Phillips ( of Seymour Brown Co . ) . . . /¦
BENEFIT RETURNS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920
BENEFIT RETURNS Owing to the fact that each circuit Is auditing its own receipts from the national N . V . A . benefit of last Wednesday , no accurate figures on the returns were available yesterday at the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association . About one hundred Independent theatres had sent in their receipts direct to the V . M . P . A ., but the large circuits were still compiling their figures . It is known that B . F . Keith s Hippodrome , Cleveland , turned In the largest sum from the afternoon performance . Keith s , Washington , came next , while the Palace , New York , and Proctor s , Yonkers , were about a tie for third place . It is thought the grand total will range somewhere around $ 100 , 000 , but nothing definite will be known until next week . At the offices of the Marcus Loew circuit , they had nothing definite to give out , and everyone seemed busy preparing for the annual N . V . A . benefit to be held at the Hippodrome , Sunday next . This affair gives prom...
IEFIT DAY SUCCESS I ALL OYER THE NATION [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920
IEFIT DAY SUCCESS I ALL OYER THE NATION Ists , Managers and Employees . Put Forth Special Effort With Splendid Results WSPAPERS A BIG . HELP he success of the first annual V . A . national benefit- day , dnesday , May 5 th , is gratifying , 11 concerned . Considering ! that : as gotten up on short notice , I scarcely more than a week s ertisingand preparation , the res were splendid . Wherever exefforts were put forth by artists , lagers and house attaches , the irns at the box office greatly eeded the normal Wednesday inee business . A notable instance this was at Keith s Hippodrome , veland , which turned in the largest mnt to date . ¦ low that the second Wednesday April has been officially desig- : d as N . V . _ A . Benefit Day hereT , there will be ample time , to ce preparations for the event , next year will unquestionably pse the current figures . The spirit with which artists managers entered into the bensaid E . F . Albee , in commenton the affair this year , and the stanc...
LOOKING FORWARD IN FIELD OF VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920
LOOKING FORWARD IN FIELD OF VAUDEVILLE Beautiful Tribute Paid to Variety Artists of America by Dean of Profession HIPPODROME BENEFIT In connection with the annual N . V . A . benefit to be given at the New York Hippodrome , Sunday night , May 16 th , Mr . S . K . Hodgdon was asked to contribute an article in keeping with thek occasion . Sam Hodgdon is one of the best known and most universally liked men in the business . ¦ Almost from the inception of vaudeville , in this country , he has been one of its prominent figures ; His statement in the following article ; that vaudeville will yet reacha pinnacle !; the height of which cannot be accurately measured , and his . fine tribute to the men and women of- the vaudeville i stage , are based upon his years of intimate association with , artists and others connected with - the profession . By S . K . Hodgdon The law of progress is the fundamental principle governing the universe . The moment anything endowed with life stands still , th...
BRITISH ARTIST HAS PRAISE FOR AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920
BRITISH ARTIST HAS PRAISE FOR AMERICA Returns with Message of Good Will to ... -Artists and Managers of England Prior to sailing for England on the Lapland , Saturday , May 8 , A . C . Astor , the well known British artist , who has just completed a twenty weeks tour of Vaudeville theatres in the United States , visited Mr . E . F Albee , from whom he received a message for English artists and managers . that will no doubt create a profound impression upon both sides of the Atlantic when its full import is realized by members , of the profession . Mr . Astor is a young English ventriloquist who came to America last year for his first trip to this side . Following a tr-y-out in Harlem he began improving and Americanizing his act in accordance with kindly suggestions offered by bookers , managers and fellow artists . Upon arrival here he had no friends in America and no contracts , but nevertheless he has worked steadily , without a layoff , for . five months and not only has he had a...
YOUR MONEY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920
YOUR MONEY You are marketing your brains and your talents . And you are getting money . But are you looking ahead ? ¦ Are you going to make a little of that money work a little for you ? Or are you going to blow it all ? Suppose you save 3 cents a day , or $ 10 a year . In ten years from today you would have $ 100 saved . And in 100 years from today you would have $ 1 , 000 saved . But you wont live that long , will you ? How would you like to . feel that you had $ 1 , 000 your wife could get tomorrow morning , / should something happen to you tonight ? A thousand to properly start you off on your great adventure into the unknown ? You folks in vaudeville can do it . A paid-up membership card in your pocket identifying you as . a member in good standing of the National Vaudeville Artists , ; -Inc ., automatically becomes a life insurance policy good for $ 1 , 000 at your death . Aside from this , think of the many * ways you can use the club—right / in Times Square—in the heart of t...