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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
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Noted Author Writes About National Vaudeville Artists' Day [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
Noted Author Writes About National Vaudeville Artists Day March 31 st , 1921 . Mr . E . F . Albee , . . 1564 Broadway ,- New York City . Dear Mr . Albee : Mr , Meredith Nicholson , one of Indiana s most distinguished citizens-, an author of prominence and . a writer of books and plays , has just sent me a beautiful tribute to be tised in connection with the coming testimonial for the . N . V . . 4 .:.::.: The sentiment expressed in his letter is so genuine and the cause such a worthy one I knew you would be interested in receiving a copy , and I herewith enclose same . Sincereiy , C . R . EGGLESTON . MEREDITH NICHOLSON 1505 Merchants Bank Building Indianapolis , Ind . March ; 31 , 1921 . &amp; Roltare Eggleston , B . F . Keith s Theatre . Dear Mr . Eggleston : Please be assured of my deep interest in the success of the National Vaudeville Artists benefit matinee on April 8 th . I am an old vaudeville fan , and from my favorite seat ( second row , behind the little man in the...
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS Artists Who Have Grievances of Any Kind are Invited to Write FROM THE GOVERNOR OF MAINE AND THE MAYOR OF BOSTON proclamation TO THE CITIZENS OF BOSTON : Throughout the Country , in every city , on the afternoon of Friday , April 8 th , the vaudeville theatres , great and small , will . donate their entire matinee receipts to the actor organization known as the National Vaudeville Artists . The fund so derived will go to the establishing of a permanent insurance fund for the members of this organization , and for improving the artists condition generally . Probably no group of our citizens more freely ; gave , or is giving , of their time and effort to the , sustaining of the morale and mental well being of our country , both during the war and now , in bur trying period of reconstruction , than the American Vaudeville Actor . I , therefore , urge the people of Boston to avail themselves of this opportunity offered and attend the testimonial arr...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
Devoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with same . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH V WEEK 1662 Broadway , New York City GLENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION The News is distributed free to artists , managers , theatre employees and ail 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 will be paid to anonymous commu...
| EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
| EDITORIAL ITS TWO YEARS OLD March 30 was the second anniversary of the opening of the National Vaudeville Artists Club - House on West 46 th Street , New York City . In those two years this imposing edifice , with it sumptuous furnishings , its cosmopolitan atmosphere and its various activities , has become worldfamous . Wherever there are theatres , the N . V . A . Club is known . It stands as an imperishable monument to the NEW DEAL in American vaudeville . Thousands have been within its hospitable walls . It is HOME in all that the word implies , to many hundreds of artists—the great as well as the . small , the old as well as the young . Photographs of its comforts and its beauty have been published in newspapers and magazines throughout the universe . The story of the new condition for which it stands has been printed in many languages . Its marble walls , its beautiful draperies and its floors of hardwood and costly carpets , are in marked contrast to the old time HANGOUT of...
HELPFUL HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
HELPFUL HINTS Shep Waldman is no longer a vaudevillian . Shep advises THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS that he is now associated with the A . &amp; B . Clothes Shops , 1677 Broadway and 52 West 33 rd Street . Sheps employer , Mr . Harry Bryer , announces a 10 per cent discount to all paidup N . V . A . s .
VAUDEVILLE MEMORIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
VAUDEVILLE MEMORIES By BERT LEVY On the stage at Proctor s , Newark , under the spotlight I snapped this nifty couple , Wilbur Mack and Nella Walker , the pioneers of the dainty and refined act In one . There is no denying the fact that Wilbur could write and stage smart stuff just to suit sweet Nella and himself . Mack was certainly the personification of Hart , Shaffner &amp; . Marx , while Miss Walker s merry girlish laugh and her fascinating -smile helped to win ( and keep ) many friends for their act . Thirteen years ago , at Chase s Theatre in Washington , I gave Nella a book on the cover of which I penned : To One of the Sweetest Women In Vaudeville . P . S . I must explain the absence of the crease In Wilbur s trousers In the above picture . This snapshot was made between shows on a very damp day .
DOWN SOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
DOWN SOUTH By ELL 1 STON VINSON . NASHVILLE , TENN , April 1 . Lovers of good old-fashioned homemade meals find a real treat in store for them when they : play here ; _ Ask the boys about them . They will advise you . Ralph Seabury is a busy boy . Besides . making cuts for the SearsRoebuck catalog , he is entertaining Loew audiences thrice daily . Mrs . Seabury is no longer with the act . Ralph - says : She prefers- the fireside to the stage .
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS By MILLICENT EASTER COLUMBUS , OHIO , March 30 . Trixie Friganza s luxurious gowns are a joy . Trixie has eliminated the rompers number and appears at all times clad in stunning costumes and rich furs . Ethel Clifton is back in Diamond Cut Diamond , her clever crook play . Miss Clifton and her talented , sister appeared here several seasons ago in Saint and Sinner . Miss Joan Storm , the queenly beauty assisting Miss . Clifton , is like the author-actress-star , a California girl . We are two Coast Defenders , said Miss Clifton . Tickets for the N , V . A . Benefit for April 8 are selling rapidly and the box office boys are determined to / have a capacity house . Manager Prdsser has instituted a splendid line of advance advertising and the result cannot be otherwise than . good . Marie and Mary McFarland are wearing gorgeous gowns and singing better than ever ;
I B . f . KEITH SOUTHERN TIME I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
I B . f . KEITH SOUTHERN TIME I By LONEY HASKELL GREENSBORO , N . C , Mar . 29 . The best train to take from here to Charlotte leaves at 7 : 25 a . m ., and arrives in Charlotte at 10 : 20 a . m . Fare is $ 3 . 02 . The Grand Theatre here is managed by Don P . Trent . It plays to the classiest audience I have encountered so far in the south . The theatre is just a short walk from the depot . Dont pay any attention to the ringing of fire-bells if you hear them while you are on . The fire department is located in the rear of the theatre . The customers are accustomed to the clanging . The name of the house is the Grand . They play five acts . The first act is designated G . The second act R and so on , spelling the name of the theatre . They only started playing vodvil here last December . This is the birthplace of : O . Henry . You may visit his . home , see the drug store where he used to hang out and the spots , where he spent his idle time . One of the finest hotels in the south i...
MORNING'S MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
MORNINGS MAIL ATLANTA , GA . —I am down in the Land of Dixie , having the . time of my life . The . houses are fine , the managers are gentlemen and the crews back stage are dandy boys . I always was strong for the N . V . A . but I think that the / staff of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS should come in for a little praise . J take off my hat to you and wish you greater power and much happiness . Sincerely , NING TOY . , FLINT , MICH . —I only wish I was back in New . York at ^ the Club . I sure miss , my game of billiards on number nine table &gt; No better , lot of boys have I found than the-good old friends at the N . V . A . Club—my home . Yours truly , JOHN W . MANGELS . LINCOLN , NEB . —Let me congratulate you on your prompt forwarding of artists mail . BILLY ALLEN . LONDON , ENGLAND—We have had many enquiries for copies of your publication , and we now write to ask you if you can see your way to let us have about 30 copies per week for distribution amongst our theatrical cliente...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
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WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE EARL MOBSMAN Artists who have played his theatre I am sure will agree with me that Mr . Gallagher , manager of Miles Theatre in Cleveland , O ., is one of the very best theatre managers in the country . He is the sort of a man who never allows an artist to leave dissatisfied . At B . F . Keiths Theatre in Greenpoint , the theatre attaches back and front are all fine boys . When I appeared there last , every artist on the bill voted them regulars . At another theatre I found a grouchy crowd back stage , but I later learned the reason . An artist had come in with the proverbial chip on his shoulder and needless to state he made the entire date miserable for all of us . ELSIE LAMONT It strikes me that this is an era of good will in vaudeville . This is the right spirit . I , for one , have always contended that if you must use a hammer then build a house with it If we all get together and pass the good word along about each individual wh...
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 April 1921
PERSONALITIES The call of the newspaper proves so strong an attraction for Thomas Duray , who was a sterotyper before he turned actor and began appearing as star in For Pitys Sake on the Orpheum tour , that he frequently removes the grease-paints and seeks the mechanical rooms of the newspaper offices . This always results in much publicity . The San Francisco Chronicle was recently visited by Duray . He made a matrix and cast a plate just as he used to do in the old days . The Chronicle carried a story and picture of the stunt . Manager Sol J . Levoy , of the Harlem Opera House , reports that Lawrence Golde reviewed the show there on Monday night , March 21 , according to custom . Two of the try-out acts on the bill were immediately booked by him . Randolph &amp; Riesner , two girls , piano and singing , were booked to play Keiths Jersey City , while . Lavier &amp; Collins , man and woman acrobatic act , were booked into Proctors 23 rd Street Theatre , both for the ...