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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
TteWW ^ NEws Oevoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with tame . PUBUISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK 1562 Broadway , New York City GLENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION The New * 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 Vaudevlle 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 wilt be paid to an...
DOWN SOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
DOWN SOUTH By ELLISON A . VINSON NASHVILLE , TENN ., March 28 . It is against a merchant s association rule for local merchants to give a discount to anyone other than churches . Therefore , the N . V . A . cards are not getting the customary 10 per cent , discount . They are &gt; however , netting the artists a special price , which is said to be even better than a 10 per cent , discount . Artists here report the LeBeck store as being very courteous . ¦ Leona LaMar , : the girl with a thousand eyes , is appearing in the B . F . Keith Southern theatres . She was a strong card i at the local Keith theatre recently . J . K . Emmett and Mary Ryan are appearing on the Loew Circuit down here . Their sketch is a pippin ., Duboise , the juggler , came in for tributes from the local scribes durr ing his last appearance here . Facilities for placing the N . V . A . trunk labels are provided by the theatres here . I observed ¦ the trunks of one whole show at the depot recently , with ...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
EDITORIAL THEYRE ACTORS While the lady , who wrote the following letter did not request that her name be withheld , we feel that it will serve the purpose just as well to omit same . She touches upon a subject that deserves the serious consideration of every artist in vaudeville . Artists , in their conduct off stage , and especially in trains , hotels and other public places , should realize that they have it in their power to reflect either credit or disgrace upon the entire profession . The letter follows : I am writing this hoping it will lead to better behavior on the part of artists In public places , such as hotels and trains . A few weeks ago , I was on my way to New York from Utica . The coaches were crowded and seats were rather difficult to secure . As the train pulled out of a town a number of passengers tried to secure seats and among them were a number of those whom we term performers . Every passenger s eyes was riveted upon the members of this company , as the conver...
VAUDEVILLE MEMORIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
VAUDEVILLE MEMORIES By BERT LEVY The above snapshot of Billy Rock was taken In the Green Room of the old Davis ( Grand Opera House ) Theatre , Pittsburgh . It was In the good old days when Rock &amp; Fulton were in their prime . Vaudeville patrons throughout the country will include Rock among the small army of originators that have survived through all the . struggles of the variety end of the business and are still going strong today . Rock has always been a contented worker , and like most of the men and women who have become prominent in the vaudeville field , he has almost given up his health for his public . People who were patrons of vaudeville years ago would like to see the old team , Rock &amp; Fulton , together once again , but both members of the former partnership are each shining in their particular line . Miss Fulton ( fondly remembered as one of the sweetest women in vaudeville ) is a playwright , while Billy Rock still continues to gracefully top bil...
| MORNING'S MAIL | [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
| MORNINGS MAIL | TUCSON , ARIZONA —Emma Carus made her debut as ah Irish character woman in . Harold Bell Wright s new play , The Salt of the Earth , here March 14 th . The show was a 100 per cent benefit for the Tubercular Hospital and Miss Carus scored a personal triumph . Harold Bell Wright made a speech and so did Emma . EDWARD MARSHALL . EDEBACTOR , ENGLAND — Thanks ! I continue to get your interesting paper . _ A countryman of your s who ismaking them take notice over here is Tom Waters , who is playing Father-and Son with Eddie Morris . This piece has caught on better than many American acts . Luck to you and the paper . JOSEPH BERRY ( Bacchus . ) MANCHESTER , N . H . —The Albee policy has- made vaudeville wonderful . The conditions are now splendid . The artist and manager are beginning- to understand one another . The N . V . A . Club alone is worthy of the consideration of any artist , not to mention the insurance bestowed upon each member free of charge . Vaudeville toda...
| HELPFUL HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
| HELPFUL HINTS Renee , who deals in lingerie , announces that she has joined the merry throng of merchants who are giving a liberal discount to all paidup . members of the N . V . A . Show your card and save money- at my place , says Miss -Renee . The Hotel Pathfinder at Fremont , Neb ., deserves special mention on account of its rates , services and courtesies to artists , according to a round robin received , by THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS from Smith &amp; Inman , Walsh &amp; Austin , Larry Comer and Webber &amp; Elliott .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
NEW MIDNIGHT SUPPERS AT N . V . A . A special supper Blue Plate for 65 cents is the latest innovation - at the N . V . A . Club . Manager John L . Hurlburt inaugurated the new Blue Plates on Thursday night , March 24 , and they met with instant favor . There are five Blue Plates to choose from . They are served from 11 o clock p . m . until 1 o clock a . m . The following menu explains it : SPECIAL SUPPER BLUE PLATE 65 c Served from 11 P . M . to 1 A . M . No . 1 Minced Chicken a la King French Fried Potatoes Buttered Toast ¦ Tea , Coffee or Milk No . 2 Frankfurters , with Potato Salad Buttered Toast ¦ Tea , Coffee or Milk No . 3 Fried . Ham or Bacon and Egg , Country Style Hashed Browned Potatoes Buttered Toast Tea , Coffee or Milk No . 4 Corned Beef Hash with Poached Egg Buttered Toast Tea , Coffee or Milk - No . 5 Cold Sliced Kippered Salmon , Potato Salad Buttered Toast Tea , Coffee or Milk
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
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WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE BILLY B . VAN , An innovation in vaudeville that has impressed me greatly is thai of the assistant manager back stage .. , Years ago , if you had a good pull with the owner . of a theatre , • you could manage a . theatre 01 two for him . Many good acts were judged in a great many instances by men who were not capable of holding such an important position as house manager . These assistant managers of today are receiving wonderful training arid schooling which will prove invaluable to them later when they are promoted to the responsibilities of manager . They are in direct and constant contact with the artist . When difficulties arise they know how to handle the situation . EDNA DREON I have played most of the vaudeville theatres in America , and I am glad . to ¦ say that in the past Vyvo or three years I found c o n d it ioti s have been delightful . The finest of treatment was accorded me everywhere , but I would like to refer partic...
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
PERSONALITIES Gentleman Jack OBrien recently helped the Business Mens Association . of Canton , Ohio , to put-over a show in aid of the orphans of that city . . The Althoff Sisters announce that they will be seen in a Broadway production very soon . Mrs . Jimmy Pinto , nee Vi Lombard ! , was not a non-professional as was stated recently . ¦ Miss Lombard ! is to be seen in a new act with her hubby in the very near future . 4 Cal Cohen , an old-timer , and a new partner ,- are returning to vaudeville . The boys are at Portland , Oregon , at present preparing their new vehicle . The Saxe Brothers , of Milwaukee , announced their plans last week for a new theatre to be built in Kenosha , Wis . Jimmy Barry and his wife are very happy and they have been married for 25 years , says the Cincinnati Post under date of March 12 th . They have been stage partners for 21 years and have no intentions of dissolving partnership . ; It takes two to make a fight , said Mrs . Barry to a reporter for t...
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 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 . Abbott , Mr . -Frank Akin , Eddie Alden , Miss Elva Alexander , Clarence Alexander , Mr . John Allen &amp; Moore Alvaretta , Mr . Joseph . Ander , Mrs . L . Andrus , Miss Ebba Apple , Mrs . May Arco , Mr . Otto Arrowood , Mrs . Dan Aster , Miss Edith Avery , Miss Brooke Babcock &amp; Dolly Baito , Mr . James O . Barney , Violet Barrett , Mr . M . L . Barton , Mr . Al Baum , Mr . Leon Belmont , Mr . Avery Benway , Mrs . Dolly Berk &amp; Whiteside Bindell &amp; Bindell Blair , Mr . W . W . Blondy , Mr . ...
CALIFORNIA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
CALIFORNIA . . By JACK STRATTON SAN FRANCISCO , March 28 . The baby elephant which Frank Buck brought here recently , with a shipload of other animals from Africa , and whose arrival was heralded throughout the country by all Press services , was purchased last • night by Leo Singer , owner of singer s Midgets , and will be : part 01 the Singer act . The price paid was $ 5 , 000 . SACRAMENTO , CAL ., Mar . 26 . Caesar Brand , Orpheum orches- : j a director for road shows playing ^ s city and Fresno , is back again at his old post . His returnto the pit will be accepted by all . vaudef villians . _ . as good news ; . as . Brand is one of those men who are so hard to find . Joe Richmain , pianist for William Seabury , filled the hiatus stretching from the • time Brown was taken sick until Brand returned . . ( - . i
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES By WM . H . CLINE . LOS ANGELES , CAL ., March 27 . Miriam Wills , formerly of Clifford and Wills is arranging an act for herself and a new man partner . The new act will be ready shortly . Bobby Randall , who talks about the woes of the drafted man during the war , knows wjiereof he speaks as he was one of em himself . . « The little De Wolf girls at the Orpheum this week are home products . Their daddy was at one time manager of a theatre here . Edna Howard , ; the blonde vamp with Flo Cbnroy , is . a real : athlete . She . is a firm believer in training to keep in trim . All queries will be answered , she assured us . Not-content with all of the exercise he gets at _ the theatre playing the kindling wood orchestra Signer Friscoe does the local golf course every morning . Frank Hollis , of Kenney &amp; Hollis , at . the Orpheum , is one of the best authorities , on dogs in the , United States ,-and is recognized as a judge at ~ -every show ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 April 1921
II THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS GUARANTEED HOTEL &amp; RESTAURANT DIRECTORY 6 I Hotels and restaurants listed herewith are recommended in each | j instance by the local theatre manager . Artists are urged to report | 1 any inattention , failure to live up to advertised rates or lack of 0 CANADA MONTREAL—ARGYLE APARTMENTS , 96 Mansfield St . ( next to Loew * s 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 ^ Bates reasonable . GEORGIA ATLANTA—HOTEL CECIL , Luckie St ., near Peachtree . Single , $ 2 to $ 3 ; double , $ 8 to $ 5 . Every room with bath . ILLINOIS - _ BLOOMINGTON — HAMILTON HOTEL , 810 E . Front St . Single , $ 1 . 25 ; double . $ 2 . - ¦ ¦¦ - MAINE PORTLAND — HOTEL BRUNSWICK . . When playing Keith s , Portland , Me ., stop at the Brunswick . Eur ., $ 1 a day up ; American , $ 2 . 50 a day up . MARYLAND BALTIMORE—HOTEL KERNAN ( N ...