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Page 21 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
F » MIL-II = &gt; J . FISHER VAUDEVILLI and DRAMATIC PRODUCER . AND MANAGER . Room 321 , KnickerbockerAnnex 1402 Broadway . Naw York . T « lefh « a « , Murray BUI 39 IN A POSITION TO HANDLE , A TEW MORE FIRST CLASS ACTS PHIL HUNT COHAN THEATRE ( FITZGERALD ) BUILDING , NEW YORK . Phone Bryant 29 S 9 . Sole Representative-HOWARD ATHENAEUM , BOSTON , MASS ., BOWDOIN « TARE THEATRE , BOSTON , MASS . ; and CHURCH BOOKING OFFICES OF BOSTON , controlling 15 weeks New England time . ^ . _ . 1 Gus Sun Booking Exchange Company The largest Family Vaudeville Circuit in the world . GUS SUN , sole booking agent . Hain Office , Sun Theatre Building , Springfield , Chios Branch Offices , Jerome Casper , 680 Wabash Buildtag , Pittsburgh , Fa . ; Chas . Crowl , Majestic Theatre Building , Chicago , HI . ; Proctor Seas , Priecilla Theatre , Cleveland , Ohio ; Harry Hart , American Theatre , Cincinnati , Ohio ; New York Representative , John Sun , 606 Gayety Theatre Building , New York City . ...
Page 21 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
JOHN J . QUIGLEYS CIRCUIT Embracing NEW ENGLAND . CANADA . NEW YORK . Playing . good acts from 10 to 40 weeks . Small Jump * - ^ ^ S ^ trtrr N Y 88 Boylston Street , BOSTON , MASS . 408 Gslety Theatre Bidg ., NEW YORK Uixx , N . Y NARCUS LOEW NEW ENGLAND BRANCH M GAIETY THEATRE BUILDING , BOSTON , MASS . Phone—Oxford 2640 , Oxford 4476-J . GOOD ACTS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS ALWAYS WANTED . CONSECUTIVE TIME , SHORT JUMPS FRED MARDO , Mgr . DOUTRIOKS Theatrical Exchange CHAS . H . DOUTRICK , Prop , and Manager . 106 NORTH LA SALLE ST ., CHICAGO . WANTED—New Acts , New Faces . . Recognized Big Feature ¦» ? *» . G °° ? ^ £ ^ J %££$ Novelty and Musical Acts , etc ., for immediate and future time . BOOKING First Clasa VaudevilleHouses in Chicago and in Illinois . Jumps from 40 cts . to $ 4 . AlsoNew Houses in Indiana , Iowa , Wisconsin . PERFORMERS—If you have one or more weeks open , write , wire or . pnone . . . PANTAGES CIRCUIT OF VAUDEVILLE THEATRES BPB ^ S ^ GERMA ^ r ALKAHBE * PANTACIS ....
BOSTON [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
BOSTON By PETER S . McNALLY 720 Colonial Building Jack Watt , of Woburn , who has been in Florida for the past eight weeks establishing a chain of theaters devoted to vaudeville and moving , pictures , is back for a few days . Mr . Watt reports that he was very successful and says that the field for the vaudeville performer in Florida will be a very inviting one in another year during the winter months . Mr . Watt returns to Florida early next week . Billy Harvey , a Boston boy , assistant stage manager with Lew Fields The Never Homes company ,, has been welcomed back to town by hundreds of old friends , who will make matters very interesting for him during his stay here . Bob , the mind-reading dog , is at the Bowdoin Square theater this week , booked through Quigley s agency . The U . S . A . Boys , who have been playing a very successful series of engagements through New England , have yet some more weeks to do on Quigley time . George Monroe began a two weeks engagement at the S...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
Notice to Managers The revised copyright laws require that you pay 880 . 00 every time you play an Act that infringes on a Copyright . I hold the copyright for the ELECTRIC CHAIR ACT demonstrated with electricity through a lady s body . For further particulars of my act , address WM . S . HENNESSY , Putnam Building , New York City . ( Signed ) REV . DR . J . K . MacDONALD , Ph . D .
Page 22 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
VAUDEVILLE COLLECTION AGENCY 5 2 4 9 s 3 R-V / a . iMT 1493 Broadway ? ° 2 ° 3 N . Y . City &lt;| Superior facilities for collecting claims and debts due by vaudeville managers , actors and agents . &lt; f Prompt and efficient service . No charge unless collections are made . Do You Need COSTUMES ? Let u « send you our Illustrated Catalog No . 28 of Now and Soeond Hand Coatumoa . Whitney Scenic &amp; Costume Company , DE M T , R C 0 H 1 T TED . SPARKS VAUDEVILLE Xet us prove to you that our service is superior to any other popular priced . grade of vaudeville bookings in the United States , not only in the system of routing but in the general direction and -choosing of acts as well . If you cant call on us in person , write , wire or phone , and we will send a man to explain to you in detail why our service is the best for your use . Look over this partial Hat of Sparks Acta : Les Frimini and Co . Jay and Rsy Emery . Three Ross Sisters . Gordon and Belmont . ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
CARRIE REYNOLDS who maintains a home in the Quaker City , was the prima-donna soubrette with Jacinto until that company closed . She was rehearsing a new vaudeville specialty in Philadelphia when wired for by Sam . S . and Lee Shubert , Inc ., to go to Chicago to take the leading role in The Kiss Walts . She is to open with that company Jan . 22 , assuming the role played by Elsie Ryan . After the season is over she will ploy the vaudeville contracts she had secured when this engagement was offered her . Her abilities as a anger and comedienne are well known .
PHILADELPHIA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
PHILADELPHIA Bell Phone : Filbert 44-20 By BOB WATT No . 261 So . 9 th St Intensely cold weather , slippery pavements , snow during part of the week and bad trolley service succeeded in depleting the treasury of nearly every theater in this city last week . When prospects looked bright for a continuance of the good business of New Years week Along came the storm and everybody was up in the air . Even the strongest attractions suffered , but people recovered sufficiently from the effects of the cold weather , by Saturday night , to give them courage enough to go to the theaters , and that night was a prosperous one for all concerned . Unless we have a continuance of bad weather there will be no complaint of bad business until . Lent begins to have its effect The legitimate houses suffered most of all last week , although the vaudeville and burlesque houses ran a close second . The vaudeville houses in the residential sections , being within walking distance of their patrons , fared f...
ONE BIG TIME [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
ONE BIG TIME The Thespis Club , well known to theatrical people , had one of weir pleasant social gatherings on Jan . 10 , at their rooms , 8 Union Square , New Yorlfc The hall was packed to the doors , and at the banquet which followed over one hundred and fifty people sat down to a sumptuous repast , with enough liquors to wash down the food . James L j Barry and George W . Reynolds acted as masters of ceremonies , and saw that the entertainment provided ran smoothly . . . Among the members who entertained during the evening were Professor Donar , Hazel Richmond , Art Rice , Billy Payne , Harry Henry , Charles Paterson , Webster &amp; Carlton , Professor Forrest , George W . Reynolds , SteinertThomas Trio ,- Dan J . Harrington , Eleanor Jess , Jack Irwin , Harry Willis , Eddie Werntz , Price &amp; Steele , Kelly &amp; Adams , Keene , Whalen &amp; West , Fred . Wenzel , Jack ODonnell , Harry Cowman ; while Joe Linder presided witn his usual grace at ...
HERALD SQUARE RUMORS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
HERALD SQUARE RUMORS Rumor hath it that the Herald Square theater will shortly go under the Loew banner , and that vaudeville of the ten-twent-thirt kind will be installed there . The house is under the control of the Shuberts , and they lately reduced the price of best seats at that house to one dollar . It is said that after The Million ceases Everywoman will come in for a run at low prices , and then Loew will take over the house .
ZANESVILLE OPPOSITION [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
ZANESVILLE OPPOSITION ZANESVUXE , O ., Jan . 15 . —The owner of one of the motion picture houses in this city is negotiating for the lease ot the Schultz opera house and expects to open it with vaudeville and pictures , next week . This will be strong opposition for the Orpheum theater . The motion picture men have been led to do this by the Orpheum managers running moving pictures on Sunday at that house , thus infringing on their rights , as they put it
MORE VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
MORE VAUDEVILLE CANTON , Ohio , Jan . 16 . —The managers of the Orpheum theater are arranging to build a new house in this city , which will be devoted to highclass vaudeville . Vaudeville has proven a popular feature here and the projectors of the new house feel satisfied that with better facilities and stronger bills that they can make a lot of money .
'FRISCO'S VODE EXPANDING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
FRISCOS VODE EXPANDING SAN F RANCISCO , Jan . 9—Ackerman &amp; Harris have struck a winner in tne Republic theater , formerly the Alcazar . They are offering seven vaudeville acts with three reels of moving pictures , and packing them in to the doors They have taken over the Valencia theater , and will install vaudeville and moving pictures , to be booked in conjunction with their new Majestic theater on Mission street and the Republic , lhe above theaters are routed exclusively by Ella Herbert Weston in the Westbank building .
HERE IS 1999 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
HERE IS 1999 Jesse L . Lasky saw the production of Rolla , a playlet written by William C . De Mille , at the annual reception of the Twelfth Night Club . He at once saw the great possibilities in it for a vaudeville production , and secured the rights to same . He has renamed it In 1999 , and will put it on shortly , with Florence Nasn and Thomas Jefferson in the cast . Bert Terrell will conclude his worlds tour by playing over the Orpheum Circuit . He is a yodling comedian whom the London papers raved over .
I SAN FRANCISCO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
I SAN FRANCISCO . «« . Raymond Teal theater , in Fresno , Cal ., will change from vaudeville to musical comedy on Jan . 14 , opening with the Armstrong Musical Stock company . Tom Smith , the dancing daffydil , is cleaning up very big on the S . &amp; C . Circuit . The San Francisco PIAYER office is the recipient of numerous press commendations eulogizing the versatility of this exceptionally clever artist . During the week of Jan . 14 the Alcazar Stock company will appear in George M . Conan s comedy drama , Forty-five Minutes from Broadway . The entire Kolb &amp; Dill chorus have been engaged for the production . Sam Laih , the character comedian , has for * saken the vaudeville and accepted an engagement with the Gayety Stock company in Oakland , Cal . It all came about when Laih was doing a single in the Gayety . Manager Colefan was so impressed with his work that he made him the offer and it was accepted . The facinating lyric soprano and singing comedienne , Be...
LATE CIRCUS HAPPENINGS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
LATE CIRCUS HAPPENINGS Madison Square Garden will , after all , be likely to shelter at least one more circus before it is torn down . Statements were made during the past week that the Ringling s and the Sportsmen s Show people had pooled to lease the building for a few weeks after it come into possession of the new owners , February 1 . In that event the Barnum &amp; Bailey show will , probabbly open as usual , about March 20 for its customary four and one-half weeks engagement . Fred McClelland , long identified with Dreamland and other Frederic Thompson enterprises will assume the management of the Garden Feb . 1 , and will act on behalf of the English syndicate which have purchased the property and deposited a forfeit to complete the purchase on Feb . 1 . John Ringling left for Palm Beach , Fla ., last Saturday , hence no confirmation of the Garden stories could be secured from him . It is said that he will bask in the sun down South for several weeks , returning only w...
BROOKLYN 7 YEARS AWAY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
BROOKLYN 7 YEARS AWAY Last week James H . Curtin received from the postman , who was making his regular round of the offices in the Knickerbocker theater building , a letter which had been mailed to him from Brooklyn seven years ago . The communication referred to some repairs which were made , at that time , upon the gallery of the London theater , where Mr . Curtin was the ^ manager . The postal officials investigated the matter of delay , but could give no explanation . The letter was in good order , properly , postmarked as mailed from Brooklyn and received in New York , evening of Sept . 1 . 1904 , and there is no accounting for . the delayed delivery . Mr . Curtin believes that he could get a letter here from Philadelphia quicker than that .
BROOKLYN'S NEW ACT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
BROOKLYNS NEW ACT The better the day the better the deed must have been in the mind of Edwin F . Reilly , Corse Payton s press representative , when he arranged to have the first production of a new sketch made on Sunday . However , the sketch was produced last Sunday at Payton s Brooklyn theater and made a hit . It is entitled The Turn of a Card , and was written by Mr . Reilly and Ralph D . Robinson , a Brooklyn newspaper man .