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ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES By WILLIAM H . CLINE LOS ANGELES , CAL ., February 28 th . Marie Cavanaugh and Estelle Haddon , both members of the Hackett &amp; Delmar revue , will be seen in a double act next season on this circuit . Miss Cavanaugh is a sister of Lucille Cavanaugh , the well known dancer .. Daisey Darling will become a member of the Lightner-Alexander act next week . Miss Darling filled the gap left -by- one of the girls , who was injured while engaged in a game , of golf . Miss Darling is a native of Los Angeles . William Taylor will leave the above mentioned act to study opera . A lawyer of San Francisco was so entranced with his voice that he furnished the financial backing for a two-years study , here and abroad . Mr . Taylor readily accepted . Jimmy Conlin and Myrtle Glass are accompanied on their present trip by their two-year old baby girl . . The thirty girls on the Orpheum bill this week were guests of the Los Angeles Athletic ¦ Club for a swim i...
VAUDEVILLE MEMORIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
VAUDEVILLE MEMORIES By BERT LEVY No . 5—RAE SAMUELS Here is a picture of Rae Samuels ( on the left ) taken with a friend on a farm just outside of Vancouver , B . C , during an Orpheum tour . If I live to be a hundred I will never forget Rae Samuels , for in her friendship she rings as true as steel , and I have been the lucky recipient of her friendship . It was during the first year of the war that Miss Samuels and I were called upon to sponsor many soldier entertainments on the Orpheum tour , and during this time she firmly planted herself in the hearts of many maimed lads , and she will stay in their hearts for there has never been a less selfish worker in their cause . The Blue Streak of Vaudeville , Rae Is called . Well , she has another streak that everybody who knows her talks about and that is a streak of love for her fellow-men and women , the most valuable attribute of any human being . Rae—here s to you—you re real !
MORNING'S MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
MORNINGS MAIL LOS ANGELES , CAL . — My name is JOHN CONNERY—-C-O-N-N-E-R-Yl ItisNOTConroy , or Conway , or Conrad , OConnor or Conrey or Connolly ! And NOT Connory , as it is in the Orpheum billing at present , but JOHN CONNERY— C-O-N-N-E-R-Y . Yours , JOHN CONNERY . LONDON , ENGLAND — From the point of view of one who has spent his lifetime in vaudeville , your paper is IDEAL . Having been absent from the States for nearly two years THE NEWS has the same effect as receiving a personal letter from all my friends who are mentioned therein . It is GREAT to see the wonderful strides made by the N . V . A . and the general advancement that- is taking place . I may not get back to America before 1923 , if then , as our success , has been enormous , but I surely do get homesick for Broadway and the N . V . A . Club at times . —SAM W . LA VEEN , of LA VEEN &amp; CROSS . . GLASGOW , SCOTLAND— We have been receiving THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS regularly . It is indeed gratifying to read and ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
SHiiiiiiiitmitiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiitmiiiii imiiiiiiHiiii u ! APOLLO STUDIOS , Inc . i E 218 West 46 th St ., Opposite N . V . A . Club House i 1 4522 Bryant ioo Black &amp; White Pictures i Four Poses 8 x 10 - - - $ 22 . 00 I 100 Black &amp; White Pictures I = Reproduction - - - 15 . 00 I 100 Buff Sepia Pictures 8 x 10 . 28 00 f I 100 Sepia Bull Reproduction 8 x 10 20 00 = I 100 Sepia Pictures Prig . 8 x 10 - 30 . 00 100 Black &amp; White Pictures 1 I Orig . 11 x 14 - - - 38 . 00 i = 100 Black &amp; White - . 1 I Reproduction 11 x 14 - - 30 . 00 I 100 Sepia Pictures Orig . 11 x 14 - 40 . 00 I = 100 Sepia Buff Reproductions 11 x 14 32 . 00 = ED . ABELES - - Prof . Manager [ niiiiiiiiitiiiiiiuimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiMiiiiiHiiiiMMiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii :
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
PERSONALITIES The Saratogian , of Saratoga Springs , N . Y ., reports that Roy and Frank Doran , playing the Congress Theatre there , got into trouble by displaying a large roll of one dollar bills in front of the teller of the Saratoga National Bank . The teller became suspicious at the sight of what appeared to be a lot of money and tipped off a local policeman , who apprehended the artists in a restaurant and asked for an explanation . After going through a third degree the boys were exonerated . They explained that they had been paid off in $ 1 bills at their last stand , Pittsfield , Mass . Joseph Hart has produced a new vehicle for Howard Hall entitled , A Man of the People , a condensed Version of Thomas Dixons play of the same name . In the cast supporting Mr . Hall is Charles Bartling , who it will be remembered was the hero in Langdon McCormick s Thunder Mountain which recently toured the Pantages Circuit .. The new act will be seen in the New York theatres soon . Lew Pric...
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE CHARLES CHIC SALE The entire atmosphere of vaudeville has changed for the better since I entered the business twelve years ago . When I look back to those dark days I can surely appreciate what I have to-day . The harmony and good will are wonderful . Many years ago the artists would take their troubles to Tony Pastor , who was at that time their best friend . In many a conversation back stage , I have heard Mr . Albee referred to as the modern Tony Pastor . When troubles , no matter how small , visit us , we can sit down and pen a note to him asking for advice and we will always get a _ square deal and prompt consideration . I realize that no one man can do it all . The movement is universal . FLORENCE REYNOLDS Scene : Keiths theatre in Jersey City . Time : Rehearsal . A fresh young man enters and proceeds to shout into a really courteous property man s ears , a bawling out for no other reason than that props had failed to have a pal...
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS BY MIU . ICENT EASTER COLUMBUS ; O ., March 14 Local musicians are paying a lot of attention to Felix Bernard , composer of Dardanella . Miss Marion Forde , solo dancer of , Mme . Rialto s Look , left the cast Tuesday , because of the serious illness of her sister in a New York hospital . Everybody is boosting hard for the N . V . A . Benefit for April 8 th . Gus Schell , the well-known scenic artist , was the first local man to put his signature to a contract for the Souvenir Program . Charles Kerney , who was here earlier in the season as Frankie Wilson s electrician , is acting in the same capacity for Madame Rialto and her dancers . Eric Zardo , pianist , was joined here by his sister , Adelaide Zardo , who will spend a few weeks traveling with her distinguished brother . Valerie Bergere . who closed her engagement Sunday night , entertained with a gay . little dinner party at the Deshler , for Charlotte Greenwood and Bobby Higgins , ot So Long Letty Co...
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Miil is luted 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 . Abrams , Mr . Geo . Ahearn , Mr . Charlie Aitken , Mrs . Bessie Alden , Mr . John Alder , Mr . Edwin A . Althoff Sisters \ Arliss Trio Armstead , Geo . Armstrong , Mr . Harry Band , Miss Peggy Barker , Mr . Billie Barker , Mr . Wm . B .. Barron , Mr . Paul ( Barron &amp; Edward ) Barrie , Mr . James Barry , Mr . Joseph J . lilake , Mr . Jack ¦ Bogard , Jim and Flo Brcnkgs , Models Brohe , Miss Bobbie ( c / o Flashes ) Brookhart , Bae , Pierre Brooks &amp; Philson Browne , Mr . Earle Brown , Miss Rene Brown &am...
"MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS A sketch without a telephone is like an acrobat without a handkerchief . c - If you keep , your thoughts clean and young your face will reflect the same . ¦ A man without an enemy in this World seldom amounts to anything . All holes cannot be made in Par - . Neither can all shows be stopped . - •; ¦ • • ¦ - l ¦ f ¦ u——1 To give drily what you are paid for is to . never , earn more than you are worth . There is no excuse for egotism . Clothes make the- man , was never intended . to- apply to a married man . They should say : Clothes break the man . If you can t boost , don t knockknocking is the deadliest form of a boomerang . The deese , dem and dose are fast dying out . Speaking paradoxically , how would it sound to wish someone a Happy Blue Year ?
THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS GUARANTEED HOTEL & RESTAURANT DIRECTORY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS GUARANTEED HOTEL &amp; RESTAURANT DIRECTORY Hotels and restaurants listed herewith are recommended in each instance by the local theatre manager . Artists are urged to report any inattention , failure to live up to advertised rates or lack of service . CANADA MONTREAL—ARGYLE APARTMENTS , 96 Mansfield St . ( next to Loews Theatre ) . Single , $ 10 to $ 14 per week ; double , $ 16 to $ 25 per week . For the profession only .- COLORADO _ DENVER—STANDISH HOTEL , California , at 16 th St . Catering to the profession . Rates reasonable . GEORGIA ATLANTA—HOTEL CECIL . Luckie St ., near Peachtree . Single , $ 2 to $ 3 ; double . $ 3 to $ 5 . Every room with bath . ILLINOIS BLOOMINGTON — HAMILTON HOTEL , 310 E . Front St . Single , $ 1 . 25 ; double , $ 2 . MARYLAND BALTIMORE—HOTEL KERNAN ( N . V . A . Home ) . Present paid-up N . V . A . card and get 10 per cent , discount on room bill and dining room charges . NEW YORK SCHENECTADY— -THE FRANKLIN , 225 Liberty St...
"LOEW-LYONS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
LOEW-LYONS By JIMMY LYONS CHICAGO , ILL ., March 14 . The Loew circuit- has two full week stands here . They are the Rialto and McVicker s Theatres . William Rosenbaum is resident manager of the Rialto ; He has installed numerous comforts for the artists . He is my idea of the artists friend / ... ^~* , K ~ ¦ ¦ - The beautiful N . V . A . Green Room is his creation . He is very proud , of that room arid gives it his- attention-daily . He also inaugurated the idea of coffee and rolls at rehearsal time . . There are two stage crews at the Rialto . Both are . wonderful . It is a pleasure to work , with them , even with the &lt; four frolics every day . The mother of Click &amp; Bright is reported as doing very well . She was very ill last week . Smith &amp; Keefe ; dissolved partnership after touring the Loew circuit on the coast . Billy . Smith will most likelydo a single . Bob Wall , now of Fremont , Nebraska , wishes to be remethbered to all of his profession...
AROUND THE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
AROUND THE CLUB By MAJOR DOYLE The Club House is all mystery lately , as we have had a conference there ; nearly every night of Mind Readers and Magicians and they have ¦ debated the merits and demerits of their respective arts and the different . . methods they employ to accomplish the same result . The Mind Readers we have with us are Mr . and Mrs . Zomah , Mr . and Mrs . Sharrock , Mr . and Mrs . Ellis , Mercedes , Mystic Clayton , Phantom Hands and others . And as to . Magicians—we Jhave -them all ! There might be mentioned , among others , The Great Horace Golden , The Mighty Blackstone , The Marvelous Leon , The Dexterous J . Warren Keane , The International Wm . OConnor , The Wonderful Jarrow , . The Powerful Martini , The Masterful Marvin , ; The Youthful J . C . Lewis , Jr ., The Beautiful Miss Nightengale , The Original Houdini , The Comical Arthur Lloyd , The Supernatural Poole , The Phenomenal Zelo , The Incomparable Frank Juhaz and his Man Friday , and we must not forge...
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS By MtLLICENT EASTER COLUMBUS , O ., March 14 . Marshall ¦ Montgomery ,- ventriloquist , is paying his . first visit here since the flu epidemic in 18 . I spent five weeks here the last time I played this town—Id like to stay ten weeks—but hope the flu dont hit us again , says Montgomery , via his dummy . . Edna Courtney is supporting Mr . Montgomery .
N . V . A . fj §| l NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
N . V . A . fj §| l NOTES The 22 nd Bohemian Night ^ program was presented at the N . V . A . Club , on March 6 th . The following acts appeared : Le Byrne , from the Sth Avenue . McCool &amp; Gildea , from the Hamilton . Dorothy Kenton , from the 58 th St . Hughes &amp; Merritt , from the 23 rd Street . Tilden &amp; Carroll , from the Harlem Opera House . Josephine Harmon , from the Amsterdam . Harry Truax &amp; Co ., from the Amsterdam . Newhoff &amp; Phelps , from the Jefferson . Pinney Jarrett &amp; Co ., from the Sth Avenue .- Frank Morrell , from the Amsterdam . Rekoma , from the Alhambra . Not a Sunday night passes at the Club without some distinguished guest being introduced unexpectedly . On March 6 the surprise was Eugene OBrien , of motion picture fame . His voice was in bad condition and he could not make a speech , but he smilingly arose and acknowledged the ovation he received . Later he did considerable hand-shaking .- T...
" BROADWAY HEARSAY " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
BROADWAY HEARSAY By WALTER WINCHELL GOSH ! Mrs . Chas . Leonard Fletcher is entitled to the celluloid frying pan for possessing a keen eye . The wife of the popular golf enthusiast culled the following ad from a London theatrical column : Engagement wanted—small part such as dead body or outside shouts . THE WEEKLY SPECIAL . People who demonstrate graphaphone records are not the only ones who put on airs . NICE BOY , HIM To Kenneth Marceau , good-natured dispenser of ducats at B . F . Keiths Hamilton Theatre , is awarded the elastic four-in-hand-bow tie for the following : Mebbee you ain t noticed it , but when the other feller acts that ivay , it is laziness , but when you act that way it s because you are run down or overworked . CUMCUMCUM ! ONE OF OUR ENGLISH COUSINS , WRITING OF THE DECADENT HUMOR OF THE WORLD TODAY , HAS THIS TO CHIRP : A JOKE TO AMUSE US IS ABOUT NOTHING , OR ABOUT ONE OF THE JOKES WITH WHICH ADAM TRIED TO AMUSE EVA , OR FOR WHICH CAIN KILLED ABEL . TACT PLUS ...
Wl M M E ~ NH [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
Wl M M E ~ NH By Y . Y . Y . Dorothy Kenton is a beautiful blonde . She wore a blue and silver taffeta gown . Dorothy , you have a charming personality , and you know how to play that old banjo ! Josephine Harmon has lost none of her individuality and pep . She went on at the Club as a single and registered a genuine hit . Outside of the dance , Joe , you re as graceful as a fawn . That purple and silver embroidered gown is very becoming . You deserved the ovation you got . A cute little barefooted dancer and a bevy of good looking girls with real voices helped Harry Truax hang up a permanent tablet for himself in the memory of N . V . A . audiences . The novelty of his operatic offering is cleverly conceived . It was one of the most pretentious singing acts ever seen at the Club . Dode Phelps , of Newhoff &amp; Phelps , never looked prettier than she did in an evening gown of white georgette trimmed in blue of the same material and red rosebuds and with a large sash of Mrs ...
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 March 1921
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S JACK WILFRED MOSSMAN Jack is fifteen weeks old and the son of Mr . and Mrs . Earl Mossman , two of the most enthusiastic members of the N . V . A ., and regular visitors at the Club this season , as Mr . Mossman is playing in the Nora Bayes show and therefore within easy distance of Forty-sixth Street . In the picture , Jack is all bundled up just as if it were a cold winter , but this Is explained by the fact that the picture was taken on the day of the big snow , a few weeks ago , and the snow gave Jack an opportunity to insist on wearing his new winter togs . Apparently , he is going after his daddy s record as a Beau Brummel .
TO VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS IN REFERENCE TO THEIR ACTS , PICTURES , COSTUMES ; APPEARANCE ON THE STAGE , ETC . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 March 1921
TO VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS IN REFERENCE TO THEIR ACTS , PICTURES , COSTUMES ; APPEARANCE ON THE STAGE , ETC . Besides being printed in the trade papers , these letters have been sent to every manager in the United States and Canada and to every artist . TO VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS : , Vaudeville has taken such tremendous strides in the past ten-years that the patrons of the theatres are getting more critical each day , and on account of the high standard set , my advice to artists is to keep up to that standard . Even an act with fair material can get by many times with fine wardrobe , appearing in dainty costumes , carefully studied , and as up . to date as possible . All this has an interest to the audience . The first impression of the public , in looking at the pictures in the lobby before the act comes to the theatre , and during its engagement , has a good or bad effect according to the . pictures . If the pictures-are poorly taken , costumes ordinary , and there is no effort on the arti...