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MANY HOUSES GET LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
MANY HOUSES GET LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT Electric Washing Machines , Electric Irons and Ironing Board For Use of Artists The instantaneous success and popularity of the electric washing machine installed by Manager W . S . Canning in the Palace Theatre , Manchester , N . H ., for the use of visiting artists , has lead to many other managers adopting the plan and it would not be at all surprising to see a majority of all vaudeville houses equipped with appliances of this description before long . The unsatisfactory work and prices , not to mention the delay and frequent loss of wearing apparel , that characterize the average laundry prompted Manager Canning to try this innovation . It caught on with the artists at once . It is now . in almost constant use and frequently every artist on the bill does all of his or her own laundry work with the equipment and facilities provided by the management . An electric washing machine , an electric iron , an ironing board and a drying room , will short...
V . M . P . A . DINNER IS SET FOR MARCH 22 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
V . M . P . A . DINNER IS SET FOR MARCH 22 Managers From All Parts of North America Will Attend Annual Gathering in New York What promises to be one of the best • attended and most enthusiastic annual dinners yet held by the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association , is scheduled to occur at the Hotel Plaza , New York City , on Tuesday , March 22 . According to Pat Casey , , word has been received from managers representing every section of the United States and Canada stating they will attend . Among the prominent circuit and booking executives who will be present will be Alexander Pantages , who arrived in New York City last week , after having come from his home in Los Angeles , by way of Memphis and New Orleans , to attend the dinner . Every circuit in North America will be represented by its executives , while scores of independent managers will be there . It will be one of the most notable gatherings of the kind ever held . The V . M . P . A . is proud of its record during t...
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK NAME Bobby Owens Fred Rose Nellie DeOnsonne George Brooks Crotchet ! M . CIIntoi Maud Daniel Nell Ellng J . M . Fernandez Joe Low Isobel Stone Charles DeHaven Bryan Foy W . B . Fredericks Wm . Frlck Billy Frlsch Annie Goldle Billy Hardy Wanda Ludlow Irving Main Fred J . Nice Mack Ponch Ralph R . Rlggs Billy Ruge Shura Rulowa Frances E . Ryan Kllly A . Ryan Beth Stone Harry Stone Ruby Thome John Todd Natalie E . Bates Roy Brlant Carrie Collins Mrs . V . Comfort Mlgnon deValery Herbert E . Jelley Richard Kean Juva Marconi Donna Montran Bob Murphy John P . Roger * Janet Stone Lela White PROPOSER Fred Miller Jimmy Lyons Jimmy Lyons Harry A . Romm 1 Novelty Clinton Wm . Stuart Carl Wm . Demarest Frank B . Morton Jimmy Lyons Howard Mack Wm . Demarest . Howard Mack Hazel Harrington Marie Russell Jimmie Brown Arthur Whitelaw Jack Inglis Hazel Harrington Billy Waldron Wm . Demarest L . Le Reed L . Le Reed Dan Duffy Alexia . Ruloff Estelle Collette ...
N . V . A . SPORT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
N . V . A . SPORT NEWS Address All Communication ! to the Sporting Editor r ~ JiACK OF THIRD BASE Play Ball ! That impulse arose last week in the hearts of everytnemhcr who expects to be in the line-up 0 f the N . . V . A . Baseball team . ftfost of the players and- some who ar e anxious to make the nine , including the pfficials of the . N . V . A ., became imbued with the true National Pastime spirit one evening last week and immediately started plans for the . coming season . A baseball meeting was held in the secretarys office at the Club Friday night , Mar . 11 th , at midnight . The secretary presided and announced April 3 rd as the tentative date for a game between the N . V . A . and a club not as yet decided upon . The proceeds will go _ to the Insurance Fund . An admission will be charged . That the . game will draw a large crowd is assured ^ by the boys themselves , who promised their aid in disposing of the tickets , which will cost fifty cents including war tax . Artist...
ONE OF OUR BEST [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
ONE OF OUR BEST The above snapshot of Howard Mack , of Mack &amp; Lane , was taken on the Course of the Country Club at Dallas , Texas . Howard Is one of our best golfers , and If he Is In the vicinity of New York next June , he can be depended upon to be a formidable contender In the N . V . A . Tournament at Garden City . Incidentally , he Is working for one of the N . V . A . Life Memberships , and judging from the number of applications already turned In , he is going to win It before the snow files again . J He recently secured the application of Bryan Foy , of Eddie Foy s clan .
» - ¦ • LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
» - ¦ • LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY CHICAGO , March 3 rd . Friend ¦ Lew • - . Since I saw you I have a new suit of clothes . . Too bad we both can t get a suit this Spring , but you don t go nowhere anyway . All Ive got to get now is another tie , then Ill have a brand new act . Im not billed as a cowboy anymore . Bootlegging is much better and besides theres more money in it . I see the people are flocking back from Palm Beach to get away from the cold weather . • They say down there a man dont know whether togo out in the morning with a linen duster or a fur overcoat . Yours truly , ARTHUR TERRY .
MANAGER APPRECIATES SPIRIT OF ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
MANAGER APPRECIATES SPIRIT OF ARTISTS That managers are deeply appreciative of the spirit of co-operation and fairness shown by artists when it comes to arranging their bills is shown by the following interesting letter from a well known Pacific coast manager : ¦ ¦ SAN FRANCISCO , CAL ., Mar . 10 . Mr . Glenn Condon , Editor THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , New York City . Dear Mr . Condon : — Just a word in appreciation of the noticeable improvement in the matter of acts being more obliging and cooperative when it becomes really necessary to _ place them . in a different spot on the bill than they prefer , or when they are asked to cut , or add a couple of minutes in order to keep the show within time schedule . The time was when nearly every act resented any such move by the manager , but I have noticed an , everincreasing improvement along these lines . Only recently -when I asked Mr . Alf Grant at Sunday rehearsal what his running time was , he replied pleasantly : Anything you- want , fro...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
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LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS Artists Who Have Grievances of Any Kind are Invited to Write SELFISHNESS February 20 , 1921 . Dear Mr . Albee : — My sister and I are just finishing a very pleasant engagement over the Poll time . Managers everywhere seem to be exerting themselvs to make the acts comfortable and their stay at each particular house an agreeable one . But has it ever occurred to you how much the success or failure of the manager s effort is caused by the attitude of the acts themselves ? In this connection I wish to call your attention to the following instance . We played Poli s at Waterbury the last half of last week . They had booked in a road show to play there Friday of our stay and as is their custom transferred the vaudeville bill to Winsted , Conn ., for that night . We went over at noon by train but were brought back at night after the performance by machines . There was much complaint among a couple of the acts as to whether or not the cars would be clo...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
Devoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with tame . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH v WEEK 1562 Broadway , New York City GLENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION The . News Is distributed free to artists , managers , theatre employees and all others connected with Vaudeville in the United States , Canada and throughout the world . If you find It impossible to obtain your copy through the theatres , write us and we will place your name on a separate mailing list . Artists who do not find copies available each week in the theatres they play are urged to notify us , giving name and theatre and date . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS Is the official organ of the National Vaudevile Artists , Inc ., and the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association . Contributions of Interest to the vaudeville world are solicited , but the full name and address of the correspondent should be appended . The name will be withheld from publication If request Is made . No attention will be paid to anonymous commu...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
EDITORIAL DRESSING ROOM THEFTS In spite of all the precautions that have been taken to prevent dressing room thefts , the depredations continue . Most theatres now have signs posted back stage , warning artists that they must lock the door of their dressing room whenever they leave it , and the majority of them observe this rule . But there are other ways for unscrupulous persons to pilfer the money and other valuables of artists . Take , for instance , a case that was reported to the N . V . A . a few days ago . A young fellow , claiming to be a vaudeville artist out of work , got into the good graces of a certain act and made his plea so effective that they furnished _ him a room and meals , and promised to take him into New York with them and help him procure work . He studied their actions closely , and one afternoon while they were on the stage doing their act , he lifted the dressing room keys from the bathrobe of one of the members of the act , opened the door of their room ,...
HELPFUL HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
HELPFUL HINTS The New York , New Haven &amp; Hartford and the Central New England railways have issued the following notice of interest to artists : The daylight saying time schedule goes into effect the ; last Sunday in March , and exists- until the last Sunday in October , in r the City of New York and the State of Massachusetts . In . Rhode Island and Connecticut , it will also be in effect in numerous municipalities . This is to advise that beginning Sunday , March 27 th , in order to comply with daylight saving , these railroads will readjust their train schedules by advancing the trains substantially an hour ahead . The schedule as rearranged , will continue in effect until the last Sunday in October .