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N. V. A. [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920

N. V. A. NOTES The big topic of conversa- \ NJJ tion around the club these ^ days is the May 16 benefit at the . Hippodrome . The vaudeville stars ! who are to take part are so numerous this yeiar that their names are listed alphabetically on the 24-sheet stands advertising the affair . A mock overall wedding was staged for the news weekly cameramen at the club . Irene Delroy acted as bride , George Howe as groom and Milton Hocky as the minister . The pictures are in the * current Pathe News . Carrie Lillie , another vaudevillian , was caught by the camera as she walked down Fifth Avenue attired in her low cost of living dress . AN ACROSTIC P stands for Enterprise , vaudeville s name / p 1 is for Favors and Fairness jn same . • J A means the Artist , hes helping along . J the Loquacious , who vote him all wrong . D is a Building , its name N . V . A . P is for each year s , benefit day . C the Esteem due to , you , E . F . A . • - —By James Graydon , N . V . A . Club . A one-sheet c...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LATE N E Wi [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920

LATE N E Wi TIPS X From H . H . Beattie , manafcj Palace , Cincinnati : yi All vaudeville acts leaving Nji York to play a circuit should h § any special scenery they carry ffi proofed . A great many acts bool into this theatre cannot use tlj settings on account of having o \ j looked this item . They are v j strict here , even making big ril productions have their scenery f | proofed if it is not up to I standard when they test it . . || PUBLICITY 1 The Cleveland Press was exci tionally kind in the matter of sp ; for the N . V . A . benefit . They i a two-column box announcement the front page of every issue f two days . Morgan Powell , critic on t Montreal Star , devoted nearly column in a recent issue of tl paper to an article in which he to : issue with Bert Levy over the 1 : ter s effusion in the first issue THE VAUDEVILLE NEW headed A Word to Vaudevi Critics . Mr . Powell maintains th it is a critics province to critici an act that is bad , whether the pu lie deems it bad or no...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOOKING FORWARD IN FIELD OF VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 14 May 1920

LOOKING FORWARD IN FIELD OF VAUDEVILLE ( Continued fiom Page One ) In the front of the house conditions were equally chaotic . Audiences were permitted to do about as they pleased ; applause ^ was given by stamping of feet , whistling and cat calls ; in the upper regions men wore their hats or doffed their coats or both as they desired : peddlers ^ roamed up and down the aisles selling peanuts and candy : tobacco , both of the smoking an 1 chewing variety was used freely , and , with no definite plan of ventilation , sanitation was not a conspicuous feature . In these rude environments and amid rough and uncouth surroundings , there developed a class ot perlormers ot unquestioned talent , wnose capability as entertainers was , m me circumstances almost miraculous , their lives were precarious to a degree ; theatres were fe » v and engagements uncertain ; tne aimoapnue in which they moved was not conducive to high ideals , and lurnished slight incentive ior improving their work , but...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
rPODRDME BENEFIT BIGGEST EVER GIVEN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

rPODRDME BENEFIT BIGGEST EVER GIVEN irty-one Acts Appear and Many Others Ready to go on if Needed LL RECORDS SHATTERED lice Find Difficulty in Handling Crowds ; Thousands Turned Away . By Glenn Condon As was confidently predicted the irth annual N . V . A . benefit held the Hippodrome last Sunday jht was from every standpoint e most successful ever held . It doubtful if any theatrical benefit er staged in this country can be mpared favorably to this event , lirty-one acts , every one an esjlished headliner , actually apared , while as many more were ck stage ready to go on when 5 final curtain was rung down at dnight . Figures on the financial returns II not be available for some time , account of the many $ 1 tickets it are in the hands of artists otighout the nation and . upon ich returns have not been made , is known , however , beyond any : stion , that the net receipts will ¦ atly exceed those of any of the ee benefits that have gone bee . The New York Sun in its mday morning i...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
V . M . P . A . STARTS MOVE TO GET BETTER HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERFORMERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

V . M . P . A . STARTS MOVE TO GET BETTER HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERFORMERS Protest Against Cases of Discrimination Toward Vaudeville Artists MANY COMPLAINTS SENT IN Difficulty , : . . Especially Noticeable Where . Conventions are in- Session Following receipt of widely scattered complaints from vaudeville performers that they .- are having extreme-difficulty in securing hotel accommodations in many cities and in some cases are being discriminated against on account of . their calling , the Vaudeville Managers Protective . Association . this week . sent a letter .--to the-American Hotel Association , protesting against the discrimination and asking that steps be taken to relieve the situation . In the- letter it is pointed outthat in some cases artists have had to walk the streets all night because of their inability to get quarters , A general letter was issued to artists , asking them to notify the house manager in each city on their route , in advance , of their needs , so that...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NO GROUNDS FOR RUMOR ABOUT CAPITOL THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

NO GROUNDS FOR RUMOR ABOUT CAPITOL THEATRE E . F . Albee Issues Denial of Report That He Was Negotiating for House E . F . Albee has issued a strenuous denial of the report , published in Variety last week , to the effect that the Keith interests were negotiating for the Capitol Theatre , with a view to making it a three-a-day house . Copies of his letters to Edward J . Bowes and the editor , of Variety , follow : May 17 , 1920 . My DEAR MR . BOWES : I have been trying to reach you since last Friday , on the phone , but have been advised that you were not there . I was anxious to assure you that the article that appeared in Variety in reference to my having negotiated for the Capitol Theatre , or having secured it , was an absolute untruth , without the least foundation . I haven t as yet been able to reach the - editor to ascertain why he published the same . It is not my way of doing business , even if I were making a deal . This story was made out of whole cloth , and I wouldnt w...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
YOU TELL 'EM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

YOU TELL EM This week s contribution of You Tell Ems is sent in by Miss Gayle Friegel : You tell em , Red , I m Blue . You tell em , Wheel , I Spoke . You tell em Lake Michigan , I m Superior . You tell em , Window Shade , I m a Little Blind . You tell em , Table Cloth , I m Under Cover . You tell em , Matches , I m Going Out . You tell em , Ceiling , I m Floored . You tell em , Window , I ve got a Pane . You tell em , Asparagus , I ve got a Tip . You tell em , June , or I May . You tell em , Bolsheviki , I m Russian . You tell em , Rooney , I m Bent You tell em , Santley , I Sawyer . You tell em , Georgie , I haven t the Price . You tell em , Trixie , while I Carroll . You tell em , Norworth , Ill take Adair . You tell em , Topmounter , I don t Understander .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HOW ARTISTS IN CINCINNATI PUT OVER SUCCESSFUL N . V . A . BENEFIT MATINEE ON MAY FIF [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

HOW ARTISTS IN CINCINNATI PUT OVER SUCCESSFUL N . V . A . BENEFIT MATINEE ON MAY FIF ABOVE—Artists , employees a others at Palace , Cincinnati , Wednesday , May 5 , just prior benefit matinee for . N . V . A . BELOW ON LEFT—Front Palace , Cincinnati , showing one methods used in exploiting N . A . benefit matinees at Palace a B . F . Keith theatres . A . train bear , and a perambulator figur prominently-in the effort . The be wore a card , advertising the benci around its heck . Bobby Brower , of the Brower Trio was taken suddenly ill with a severe case of tonsilitis while playing at the Able Opera House , East on , Pa ., on Morday , May 17 th . He was forced to retire from the bill while the other two members of the act continued to appear at each performance . The physician stated that Mr . Brower will be recovered sufficiently to open his engagement at the Orpheum Theatre , Allentown , on Thursday . May 20 th . Every possible courtesy was extended the stricken actor and his assoc...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEWS OF THE CREWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

NEWS OF THE CREWS The folowing poem , appearis in the Boston Herald , is a tribai from Quincy Kilby , formerly wknown theatre treasurer and li ; torian of Boston , to George \ V ; liams , whose long service as pr ( erty man at Keith s theatre in tl ! city , is probably known to neaii every actor in the country : Bostons Most Popular Actor < No other on the Boston boards j Can boast such friends as he , Whose daily presence still affords \ . Pronounced delight and glee . Enshrined within our faithful hearts , Secure against removal , , We ve seen him act a thousand parlt \ And emphasised approval . As day has followed after day , And year succeeded year , He s taken roles from grave to ga % From lively to severe . I . Now owner of a country store ; Now bearer of a hod ; I Commander of an army corps , ^ Or half an awkward squad . I Policemen , sheriffs , newsboys , tramps- \ Expressmen by the score , Stern sentinels at army camps , ¦ And servingmen galore . Tonight we see h...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

PERSONALITIES Wenonah and LaMar , while playing Keith s Congress , Saratoga Springs , N . Y ., fell into the foot lights during a moment of weakness Thursday night , May 6 . Miss LaMar was lacerated about the face and head and was removed to the Saratoga Springs hospital . Sully , Graham and Fontaine substituted and went into the bill Friiay matinee .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HE MORNINGS MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

HE MORNINGS MAIL Clarksburg , W . Va . OR VAUDEVILLE NEWS : low me to compliment you on THE JDEVILLE NEWS . It comes reguf and in sufficient quantities to the : e in this town . •• ALFRED CHARMION . New Orleans , La . , MR . CONDON : wish to submit another reason why Burleson should resign . We did not the second issue of THE VAUDEL £ NEWS . One of the acts had a so our files are complete . We want WALTER KATTMAN , Mgr . Loew s Crescent . Youngstown , Ohio . OR VAUDEVILLE NEWS : an see in THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS al opportunity for putting the business he plane where it belongs . Please let : now how I can get the paper regularly . CHARLES A . LEEDV , Dramatic Editor , The Telegram , San Francisco , Cal . OR VAUDEVILLE NEWS : ermit me to congratulate you on the ilence of the new sheet , and at the e time to assure you of my hearty coation in every way possible . The basic of the paper is wise , far-seeing and mendable , and will , without a doubt , eed in accomplishing much good , and g ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SOMETHING YOU KNOW AND KEEP TO YOURSELF [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

SOMETHING YOU KNOW AND KEEP TO YOURSELF By Jack Bassett Have you ever strolled into a theatre , feeling blue through an inconvenient all-night jump , after an unpleasant experience at your last date ? And you happened to bump into the manager ! and he greeted you with a smile , and right ; away you began to lose your blues :: But they return the minute you stick your head in the stage door . ; • Not knowing who the stage manager is you inquire of props as to his identity and he answers in a • sarcastic tone : He aint here yet . Whats your . name ? What do you do ? You _ answer in a polite manner , then right away he thinks he can take liberties , and most everything you ask for in the way of props , for the benefit of your act , he seems to take delight in informing youyou can t git it . You leave him , disgusted . The- spotman ; then bounces on you . He seldom calls you by your name , but plows in with a . need : any spots , huh ? What y say ? You are beginning to boil , but you pl...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HIPPODROME BENEFIT BIGGEST EVER GIVEN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

HIPPODROME BENEFIT BIGGEST EVER GIVEN { Continued from Page One ) feminine mannerisms . Eddie Cantor then came on and after a few minutes of local gags , largely concerning the Dooley family and Max Hart , and a song and a dance , he started a series of bows , finally jumping full into big Jim Morton s arms , who carried him off . The Creole Fashion Plate registered a genuine hit and came near doing his complete routine before they would let him retire . Aileen . Stanley sang Im a Jazz Vampire with . telling effect ; and then the Lee children , Jane and Catherine , took the stage . These wonderful kiddies were never seen to better advantage , their dancing and clever ad . lib comedy and speeches making the audience loath to let them leave . AUan Rogers was next and his voice got him over for a home run of applause . Fritzi Scheff could not bow off until she had sung Kiss Me Again , for an . encore . Georgie Price , with his imitations , ¦ proved a great favorite and his little siste...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS BASEBALL CLl [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS BASEBALL CLl These are the principal players on the N . V . A . Baseball Club , which I meeting other theatrical teams almost dally now . The top row , reading left J right , are : Frank Grace ( Grace & Berkes ) , Harry Packard , Tom Harvey ( coach Sammy Smith , Al Grossman ( scorekeeper ) , Harry Wells , Johnny Berkes ( Graj & Berkes ) and Norman L . Sper ( umpire ) . I The bottom row , from left to right , are : Harry Regal ( Regal & Moon Hugo Kelly , Benn Ross ( Ross & Lorraine ) , Bert Goldberg , El Clive , Dick Rath if ( Winter Garden Show ) and Jack Gobrecht . t The Insert Is Ernie Stanton ( Val & Ernie Stanton ) , pitcher and captain J the team . I

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

SPORTS THEATRICAL LEAGUE Standing of the Clubs Won Lost P . C Winter Garden 5 1 . 800 Floradora 3 2 . 666 N . V . A 4 4 . 500 Hippodrome 4 4 . 500 Setas Roosters 0 ¦ 2 . . 000 ^ - ^ ——— ^ ^ i ^ ^ ^ — The N . V . A . had a banner day Saturday , May 15 , and brought home the bacon by winning three ball games . Following are the . box scores of the games : MORNING GAME The Hippodrome team forfeited its game in the morning by not appearing on the field . The 28 th Street Athletic Club , who were working out at the time , agreed to play the N . V . A . Club a five-inning game , and of course were defeated . The score : N . V . A . 28 th St . A . C . ab r h sh e ab r h sh e Grace . ss 3 3 2 0 0 Reardn , 2 b 3 110 0 Armstg , 3 b 3 12 0 1 Taft . ss 3 12 0 0 Nelson . lb 3 0 2 0 0 Tenna . cf 3 0 110 Harvey . c 3 10 0 0 Johnny . rf 3 10 0 0 Loomis , lf 3 0 0 2 0 Loyd . p 2 10 0 0 Cleve . cf 2 2 2 0 0 Daly . lb 2 0 0 0 0 Goldberg , 2 b 10 0 0 0 McCaul , 3 b 2 0 0 0 0 Goldbefg . ss 10 0 0 0 Flyn...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEW SPIRIT SHOWN IN LETTER FROM MANAGER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

NEW SPIRIT SHOWN IN LETTER FROM MANAGER J . H . Finn Pays Tribute to Mr . Albee For Good Work He is Doing The following copy of correspondence between J . H . Finn , manager of the Temple Theatre , Rochester , N . Y ., and E . F . Albee , shows the attitude of managers with reference to the work that is being done by Mr . Albee and managers throughout the country to promote a closer co-operation between artist and manager : Temple Theatre , Rochester , N . Y . April 26 , 1920 . Mr . E . F . Albee , New York City . MY DEAR MR . ALBEE : I believe it is your right to know that scores of vaudeville artists with whom I came in contact during the season fast drawing to a close look upon you as sons and daughters should look upon a father . In some manner you have impressed them with your sincerity , your kindness , your thoughtfulness . I have endeavored to foster that spirit in them and will continue to do so , for in truth and fact you have impressed me the same way . Now , were I an em...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
V . M . P . A . STARTS MOVE TO OH BETTER HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERFORMERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

V . M . P . A . STARTS MOVE TO OH BETTER HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERFORMERS { Continued from Page One ) « In order that we may do all in our power to relieve the situation we urge upon all artists to give the manager of the theatre . where they are to play ample notice of their coming , together with the hotel accommodations they desire , so that the manager may make advance reservations if possible . It is also essential that all artists so conduct themselves in hotels that there will be no grounds for complaints . Your prompt attention to this matter will , we are sure , result in gratifying improvement in the matter of hotel accommodations . Respectfully , VAUDEVILLE MANAGERS PROTECTIVE ASSN .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ACTOR AS BRAIN WORKER IS NOW THINKING SON ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

ACTOR AS BRAIN WORKER IS NOW THINKING SON ! Under the title of Examples t Industry the Winnipeg ( Canada ! Evening Tribune recently publishes an editorial tribute to the people of the stage . After referring tfl Henri Scotti , they devote the re of the space to Homer Mason J Mason & Keeler , who happened to be playing Winnipeg , that weeE This portion of the editorial fo lows : I Mr . Mason , another public peri former with us this week , is free tk confess that the hour a day whitt he gives to public entertainment k more wearing and nerve-wrackim than the ten hours a day which If puts in on his farm during the fov & months ^ of- summer . Actuaries rck ords prove that the life of an actm is seldom extended to the allottcl span . The public may say that // n is because of the pace ; perhaps stj with respect to some actors , but Mti Mason says it s the tension that kilk the anxiety , the inexorable laws whim call upon a man to be at his bc f every minute he is ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

VA«D WENIWS oted exclusively to Vaudeville all those connected with tame . ISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK LACE THEATRE BUILDING 54 Broadway , New York City N CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION News Is distributed free to artnanagers , theatre employees and hers connected with Vaudeville . United States and Canada . If nd it impossible to obtain your throug h the theatres , write us re will place your name on a sepmailing list . Artists who do not oples available each week In the • es they play are urged to notify vlng name of theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING advertising of any kind will be ted for publication In The News . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS not assume responsibility for Inlal contributions appearing in columns , nor should statements ring In same necessarily be taken e policy of this paper or Its sponContrlbutlons of Interest to the ivllle world are solicited , but the lame and address of the correlent should be appended . The will be withheld from publlcaif request Is made .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 21 May 1920

EDITORIAL THE AMERICAN PRESS lat the critics and other daily spaper writers of the United es and Canada are thoroughly ccord with the movement for er conditions in vaudeville , is vn by the liberal notices they : printed about THE VAUDE- , LE NEWS . To our desk alt every day come clippings 1 newspapers all over the connt , and invariably they are comlentary . The well wishes ex- - led to us by our brothers and ers of the press are sincerely reciated , because we do not them as compliments to oures , but rather acept them upon alf of that great body of ladies gentlemen who constitute the deville world . The spirit of iradeship existing between spaper writers and vaudeville sts is a fine thing , and our hat ff to such regular folks as Wili H . Haskell of the Albany us , H . E . Cherrington of the umbus Dispatch , Daisy H . er of the Ohio State Journal the scores of others who have rred to our paper and its misi in such charming style . And i across the . seas they have exied the hand ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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