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Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
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WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE FRANK FRABITO The artist •of today is respected more than ever . Many years ago laymen considered it almost a disgrace to associate with people of the stage . The narrow-minded believed the entire profession- was made up of wicked and immoral men and women . Today the situation is different . My partner and myself have pleasant memories of a trip , we made throughout the country last season . In a great many of the cities , strangers , who recognized us after seeing us at the local theatre , approached us and invited us to dine with them . Some invited us to their homes . All of this is due : to the fact that the artists of the present day respect their profession . so much that they command respect from others . LILLIAN WEST At the Harlem Opera House , in New York City , I found a wonderful aggregation of people who underderstood . the meaning of good fellowship and courtesy even better than the authors of our dictionaries . : From t...
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
PERSONALITIES Jack Frazer , •of Weber , Beck &amp; Frazer , is convalescing from a nervous breakdown at the Pinemere , Lakewood , N . J . ; Arthur Devoy claims the record for having but one partner in his 19 years on the stage . His vaudeville mate is no other than Mrs . Arthur Devoy . For nineteen years we have appeared on the stage together , said Mr . Devoy , and we were -Separated but seven weeksduring . that time . ; Ray Hbdgdon , the agent , is convalescing from an injured knee . Murray Leslie and his new vehicle entitled , The Toy Shop , made their appearance last week at an outlying theatre . -Paul ONiel has been engaged for the Whirlof the Town , which will make its premiere in Washington shortly . : - - : ... Popular Jack Cook , of the N . V . A ., who is at present on tour in Canada ( ahem !) submitted to these columns a poem appertaining to a certain barber shop in the grill of the N . V . A ., club house . Jack incidentally forgot to put a quarter in the meter ,...
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Hail is listed here only after every effort has been made to deliver same by theatres , booking offices and the N . V . A . No letter is listed more than once and will be held four weeks after publication and then sent to the Dead Letter Office at Washington . DO NOT WRITE THE N . V . A . FOR MAIL LISTED IN THIS DEPARTMENT . ADDRESS THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1 S 62 BROADWAY , NEW YORK CITY . Enclose self-addressed and stamped envelope . Adolphus &amp; Co . Alljertson , E . C . Allen , Miss Lillian Allen &amp; Moore Andrews , Miss Ada Arena Bros . Arnold &amp; Taylor Ashley &amp; DerncyAster , Mrs . Arthur Austin , Walter liailey , Mr . R . J . Barclay , John Bargallo , Mr . Arthur H . Hargello , E . N . Bennett , Mr . Joe Benson , Miss Benie Berra , Miss Mabel ; Bicy , Jean . . Bradley , Mr .- James B . Brewer , Miss Florence Brownson , Miss A . Brooks , Mr . Alan Browne Girls Burns , Mrs . J . R . Callahan , Mr . C . A . Cannon , Bet...
B . F . KEITH SOUTHERN TIME [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
B . F . KEITH SOUTHERN TIME By LONEY HASKELL RICHMOND , VA ., March 5 There was a time not so very long ago when the average vaudeville performer looked . at the Keith Southern time with dread and apprehension , but thanks to the skillful handling of the . booking end of the Circuit by Jule Delmar , the Bugaboo is now a thing of the past . Today the vaudevillian gladly accepts the time , if he can get it . The tour is pleasant and profitable . Everything is done to make the engagement convenient and satisfactory as to jumps and treatment . The ten to thirteen weeks are ¦ played without any loss of time , with the exception of possibly a half a jweek . Norfolk , opening Monday , : can be made from any point east closing , Saturday night . Richmond can be made withoutToss of any time , closing in New York City , Sunday night . Train leaves New York ; Pennsylvania Railroad , at 12 : 30 midnight , arriving in Richmond . 12 : 30 Monday noon . Fare from New York to Rich ^ mond is $ 13 . 3...
THE LOEW CIRCUIT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
THE LOEW CIRCUIT By JACK COOK . . DAYTON , O .,- . February -15 . Loews Dayton Theatre- is : a very beautiful house . Mr . S . Smith , manager , was formerly associated with William Fox in New York City . The crews are all that can be . desired . Courtesy is the keynote here . ! The hotels here are the-Haynes ; and ¦ the Colonial . • Rates not . too reasonable .- The dining room is steep at the Colonial . But . cafeterias are very common here , if one likes cafeterias . JackJoyce is on the local Keiths bill . I last saw him in France , where ; we were •Working forthe Over There Theatre League .
* £ OEW-TLYQNS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
* £ OEW-TLYQNS By JIMMY LYONS SALT LAKE CITY , UTAH , February 20 th . Jne free bus of the Semloh hotel nieets you » at the station . This otei has been catering to artists | ° r ^ manv years . It is still the art- , s « gathering place in this desert C 1 ty . The Y . •M-. C ; A . cafeteria - is a good place to eat . There , are manv other , eating plages . that are good . _ The theatre is named Loew s Casino . Business is always capacity . The . orchestra is a good one . The stage crew is willing , jolly and agreeable . Shake hands with Grant Pemberton , manager of the Casino . A friend of the artist . He has made things as . comfortable as possible here . He has never been- East . He said : I hope that the day will come soon when I may visit New York and meet- my professional friends at the N . V . A . Club . The Loew road shows break up here . I will continue to submit the column weekly . I have never met in all of my travels 1 a more pleasant bunch . of artists , managers stage ...
I STILL IN THE RING [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
I STILL IN THE RING The above snapshot shows two oldtimers who are still in the ring and quite active . They are Frank McNish ( left ) and Dick Jones . Mr . McNish is still going strong in vaudeville , although he-is doing dramatic parts now and wearing a dress suit , instead of his famous old act , Silence and Fun , which stamped him as one of the great originators of vaudeville . Mr . Jones , who was a prominent figure in the minstrel shows of years ago , has retired from the stage , and is living in Chicago , where the picture was taken . Both are enthusiastic members and boosters of the N . V . A .
N . V . A [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
N . V . A NOTES The 21 st , Bohemian Night &gt;^ bill was presented at the N . V . A ., Sunday , February 20 th . The following acts appeared : The Sterlings , from the Riverside . Violet Carlton , from the 23 rd St . Barker &amp; Dunn , from Hurtig &amp; Seamen s . Nat Nazarro , Jr ., &amp; Company , from the Colonial . Anna Chandler , from the Royal . DeHaven &amp; Nice , from the Riverside . Francis Renault , from the Amsterdam . Kramer &amp; Boyle , from the Riverside . Wilson Bros ., from the Jefferson . Just Suppose / from the 5 th Ave . Bernard &amp; Garry , from the Palace . Hal Crane &amp; Company , from the Amsterdam . Miss Colleen Moore , a Marshal Neilan star , visited the N . V . A . Club last week accompanied by Mr . and Mrs . Charles ( Chic ) Sale . Mr . Joe Pencil arrived at his barber shop at the club , last week , disguised with a new pajr of tortoise shelled rimmed spectacles . Joe fooled nobody . Ex-...
W I MM EN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
W I MM EN By Y . Y . Y . Anna Chandler had promised to appear at the Club , and although she was ill , she kept her word . She sang one of her best numbers in that inimitable Chandler style and took manybows . Hope you are fine and fittin by now , Anna . Francis Renault got all of his Birds of Paradise back , girls . He wore every last one of them when . he went on at the Club . What gorgeous gowns he wears , and how he wears them ! A great N . V . A . is Francis . Nila Mac , with Tom Wise , in The Old Timer , wears a beautiful Harding Blue afternoon gown , with a silver gray sash . An attractive and talented young lady . Katherine Witchie is bewitching in her magnificent wardrobe . Sweet personality , too . The two little mechanical dogs used by Riggs _ &amp; Witchie at the finish of one of their dances are too cute for anything . Good chance for a gag here about dancers dogs , but Ill leave it to my neighbor , W . W ., in the . next column . Irene Franklin is at her best t...
WEAR THE EMBLEM ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
WEAR THE EMBLEM ! The notice on this page in a recent issue regarding the handsome new 14-carat gold N . V . A . emblems resulted in a run on Johnny Liddy of the N . V . A . general office , who has the emblems in charge . These are handsome pins , suitable for man or woman , and will last a lifetime . The price is $ 2 . 50 - each , which is their cost . Call or write for one of them before the supply is exhausted . Let the world know you are an N . V . A . !
WITH THE JUNIOR N , V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
WITH THE JUNIOR N , V . A . S . CHAMPIONS When it comes to Junior N . V . A . s no two can match the Lee children , shown above . They are the youngest active members of the organization who earn their living In their own vaudeville act ( headliners at that ) and who pay their own dues out of money received from their vaudeville engagements . Incidentally they are perhaps the highest salaried children of their age who-have ever been on the vaudeville stage . . Jane , and Katherine have appeared on Bohemian Night-programs at the Club , and are regular visitors . at the Club while in New York . They are quite proud of the fact that their applications for membership In- the N . V . A . bore the name of E : FiAlbee a * sponsor . . -
"BROADWAY HEARSAY" [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 March 1921
BROADWAY HEARSAY By WALTER WINCHELL SPRING HAS , CAME ! In the spring Mr . and Mrs . General Public s fawncy lightly turns to St . Patrick s Day , putting empty purses in anothers path , Rain , Easter , New Suits , Straw Bonnets , More Rain and Matzoth . . THE WEEKLY SPECIAL The much touted Wise-Cracker is often a Dumbbell . ABOUT WIVES When small they cannot get too many dollies , Said he who wears twelve and a half inch collars , But when they reach the age to make the Follies ; Tis then they cannot get too many $ V UNCOMMON SENSE MEBBE IT HAS NEVER OCCURED TO YOU , TYPEWRITES JOE ERBER , BUT A LOTTA FELLERS WHO SLAP YOU ON THE BACK IN FRONT OF YOUR FACE WILL ALSO SLAP YOUR FACE BEHIND YOUR BACK , OR WORDS TO THAT EFFECT . EVOLUTION OF BOW MUSIC Star Spangled Banner — Dixie —- Strutter s Ball — Eli Eli . FAX ! Hiy , Hiy ! yells Harry Burns , of Burns &amp; Frabito , as the Fax collector pounds the pavement on the G . W . Way where the red trolleys kiss Times Square good-by...
IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING THE USE OF BAGGAGE LABELS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING THE USE OF BAGGAGE LABELS The gummed paper baggage labels on trunks last for so brief a period of time that Mr . Albee has had stencils made by means of which the design can be painted permanently on the trunks in exactly the style , size and colors of the printed label . This is a permanent and much more satisfactory method from every standpoint . The stencils , together with tubes of red , black and white paint and three brushes , are being sent to every vaudeville theatre in the United States and Canada . In a short while the use of the stencils will no doubt be universal and artists are advised to have the label painted on all of their baggage at the first opportunity . There have been many instances of the advantage of using the label and two particularly striking cases are cited in the correspondence below : ST . LOUIS , SOUTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY St . Louis , March 1 , 1921 . Mr . Edward F . Albee , President , B . F . Keith Circuit of Theat...
RAILROAD MEN 60 OUT OF THEIR WAY TO EXPEDITE MOVE -MENT OF BAGGAGE BELONGING TO ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
RAILROAD MEN 60 OUT OF THEIR WAY TO EXPEDITE MOVEMENT OF BAGGAGE BELONGING TO ARTISTS Two splendid instances of the unusual length to which railroad officials and baggage agents will go in their _ desire to co-operate with vaudeville mangers and artists are disclosed in the following correspondence , which involves the handling , in an emergency , of two acts , one of which carries , among other things , five trained horses Louisville , Ky ., February 23 , 1921 . Mr . E . F . Albee , New York City . My dear Mr . Albee : On the subject of baggage , I wish to call your attention to the two enclosures which I believe are unusual instances of the sincere co-operation that your campaign on baggage handling has brought about , showing conclusively that by giving these people a little notice and credit , we are bound to get good results —in fact—the best they can give us . Yours very truly , ( Signed ) GEO . F . SIMPSON . THE BALTIMORE &amp; OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY Louisville , Ky .,...