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THE PUBLIC BE BLESSED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

THE PUBLIC BE BLESSED Looking at Vaudeville Through the Box Office Window No . 2—THE MANAGER ( By DAVE NOWLIN-ROBINSON ) Contrary to all superstition , the manager of the theatre is a human being , not a divinity nor an ogre . That is , he should be a human being , blessed with all the sensibilities and emotions common to any ordinary mortal . Lacking these traits , he ceases to be a manager after a succession of futile attempts to coax elusive lucre out of the pockets of the public . Look up the manager of a successful theatre and you will find a genial , quick-witied fellow , courteous alike to the public and to those over whom he has supervision . It may be that , at first glance , he appears to be a grouch , ready to growl at the sound of any strange footstep . Break through this veneer of savagery , however , and you will find that it is only an armor plate under which he shields himself from the multitudinous attempts to encroach upon his good nature ; attempts to which he is ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WITH THE OLD TIMERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

WITH THE OLD TIMERS _ C . W . Rea , manager of the Lyric , Richmond , Va ., in a recent letter to E . F . Albee , says that THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS has sounded a popular chord among artists and house employees . Continuing he observes : It was my pleasure to be present at the opening of the N . V . A . club house and after hearing the short speech you made that evening , and sensing the genuine sincerity of it , I could ? but wonder what some of the old timers I was associated with 25 or 30 years ago , would say if they also had experienced the same pleasure . If they could Rip Van Winkle their way back and be with us I know they would be amazed at the change for good in the atmosphere of show business . Personally I have always been in the habit of meeting the show on arrival and shaking hands with each artist . The No Man s Land that formerly existed between the artist and the manager is now an open forum where they can both meet and honestly debate for the good of the cause . From my...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
YOUR OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

YOUR OFFICE Right now , when . the vaudeville bookings for the coming year are being arranged by the booking managers of all the vaudeville circuits , ! what can you conceive is more to your advantage than to have your office located right in the heart of these big booking agencies ? A place where you can take care of your correspondence , and where you can rest , relax and clean up , between appointments , and get a little lunch in the cafeteria for a quarter , or a more elaborate one in the grill or the dining room . You can enjoy all these advantages , and many more , if you are a member of the N . V . A . It is a wonderful investment for any man • or woman , in the vaudeville business , and the expense is twenty cents a week .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AMBITION [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

AMBITION I-, would like to . write a wondrous play , A classic for all ages ; With theme so new , and action real , Twould live on history s pages . I would make the hero firm and true ; The heroine pure , intense ; The plot a marvel of its kind—But I havent got the scnsel I would like to write a wondrous book For critics to peruse ; Id tell of lands and people true , Id open up new views ; My fiction would be all my own—Clean , masterful and tense—A story to defy all time—But I havent got the sense ! I would like to make a million now , To keep me when I am old ; I care not if it comes to me In paper , silver , gold ; I want a home to call my own , Estates that pay good rents ; But whafs the use in wishing When you havent got the sense I By HUGH J . COLLINS , Asst . Mgr . Proctor s Albany Theatre .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
T IPS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

T IPS tudeville folk playing Massaetts may benefit by the ex- • nce of William Langford and ¦ Rose Nova , who desired to narried in New Bedford but whom the district judge reel to waive the five-day law , iring the elapse of five days , jsive of Sundays , between filintentions arid getting the lie Mr . Langford was playing e days at Gordons Olympia in ipping with Miss Anna Fredcs . When Miss Nova arrived i New York , marriage inten- ; were filed Friday . Oh Monthe three went to Brockton to ind engagement and on Weday Mr . Langford and _ Miss i returned , secured their license were married by the city clerk .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

N . V . A . NOTES rs . Long Tack Sam sailed ntly on the S . S . New York . was accompanied by her two ming and accomplished daughMina and Poli . They will London and Paris on their to Vienna , where they will id the Summer . This will be . Long s first visit to _ her old e in seven years . During their ition , the girls will receive vioinstruction from a well-known ter . They return early in Sepber , to join their father after tour of the Orpheum Circuit . ) re leaving , they left applicator rooms at the club upon r return . he following is from the Loew se organ , The Loewgram : he editorial staff of THE EWGRAM , the whole One of was given quite a jolt recently , n E . A . Schiller , general repntative of Loews Southern and thwestern circuits , in introducthe movie star , June Caprice ire the inmates of the F . ederal ion at Atlanta , wound up with juicy remark : You have prov0 be such an appreciative audi- : on the various occasions I : brought movie stars and vaulle actors here t...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
fEWS OF THE CREWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

fEWS OF THE CREWS ? ™ Cochran , flyman at the • a , Charleston , W . Va ., and forPitcher for the St . Louis Amers . will puch for the Ward Coal Pany team , of West Virginia , summer ;

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
STAGE CONTEST TO BOOST FEATURE FILM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

STAGE CONTEST TO BOOST FEATURE FILM The above picture shows a mail sack full of letters received by Manager Leon Kelmer of the Greenpolnt Theatre , Brooklyn , in response to a contest conducted by the theatre to boost the feature picture The River s End , which was shown at that house in addition to the vaudeville program . A $ 25 prize was offered for the best 30word review of the picture by a patron of the theatre . They received 2119 letters and Miss Rose F . Dawson , 293 Calyer Street , Brooklyn , won the prize . The picture played to record-breaking business . The letters were all sent to Marshall Nellan , who directed the picture .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OUT OF THE PIT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

OUT OF THE PIT Ernest Hively , drummer , and C . Raymond Minotti , leader , ¦ of the Plaza Orchestra , Charleston , W- Va ., will go to Bluefield , W . Va ., Elks Theatre for the summer vaudeville season .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TIPS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

TIPS From Hugh Otis , Lyric Theatre , Hackensack , N . J . Would it be possible , through the medium of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , to impart to performers the necessity of carrying a . set of pictures along with their music when they appear in vaudeville houses ? - We repeatedly have to put out fake photos in our lobby frames , which is not justice either to the performer or myself ,- an . d looks as though we were playing the same people every week . I am sure that they would not be a burden to the performer , and if every manager would do as I do and hand them back their photos when paying them , they would continuously have the same set for use . I would also suggest that they have a uniform size of photo , 8 x lOupright : This suggestion is offered , not as a complaint , but simply as a matter of justice to all concerned .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS By AL GROSSMAN On May 27 every member of the N . V . A . team got at least one hit and some annexed 3 and 4 . You can always find the boys working out mornings at Central Park . Everybody welcome . Ernie Stanton has won a host of friends among the fans . He is the original pepper pot on the lines and his pleasant smile and engaging wit are taking with the crowd . The N . V . A . team has won 11 out of the IS games played so far . Not so bad . At Sunday s game many notables were present including our manager , Mr . Liddy and Mr . Chesterfield . Ernie Stanton of course was on hand with about IS ball-players . Wakefield not only is playing every position on the team but he is socking the ball also . In Sundays game H . Packard and Henry Regal ( of Regal & Moore ) were injured . Floyd Mack has been out of the game for a week as he injured his left hand last week . He will be back in the game soon . There was about 400 N . V . A . s out to Sunda...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PROCTOR BASE BALL CLUB OPEI [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

PROCTOR BASE BALL CLUB OPEI The bpening game of the Proctc | baseball team , Newark , N . J ., tod place on the Meadowbrook OwJ Newark , Sunday afternoon , MsJ 23 rd , between the Bridgeport ap Proctor s . While the score of t | j 12 , in favor of the Proctor tes ( g would not seem to indicate a rtjp game of ball , it was interestitj from the first to the last innit | Many fans turned out to witnel the opening game and root for l | Proctor team which is made up | the best semi-pro players in Nel ark . The game was a free hittiij contest , intermingled with plenty H fast fielding on both sides . m GOLFERS , ATTENTION I Portland , Maine , June 1 Mr . Glenn Condon , Editor , VAUDEVILLE NEWS , New York , N . Y . My Dear Mr . Condon : Let me , through the columns t VAUDEVILLE NEWS advt those of the N . V . A ., who are » dieted to golf of the great folly ) would be to come to Portland m equipped . The Portland Count Club boasts of one of the fine golf courses in the country ana large num...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

: VA ljD ^ l / eN EV / S voted exclusively to Vaudeville jj all those connected with same . UISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK ALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1564 Broadway , New York City NN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION te News Is distributed free to artmanagers , theatre employees and others connected with Vaudeville ie United States and Canada . If find It impossible to obtain your r through the theatres , write us we will place your name on a sepe mailing list . Artists who do not copies available each week In the tres they play are urged to notify giving name of theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING o advertising of apy kind will be ipted for publication In The News . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS i not assume responsibility for Indual contributions appearing in ie columns , nor should statements earing in same necessarily be taken he policy of this paper or Its spon- . Contributions of Interest to the devllle world are solicited , but the name and address of the correident should be appended . The ie wil...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MANAGERS' FORUM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

THE MANAGERS FORUM PROFITEERS By JACK YEO Palace Theatre ( Milwaukee , Wis . ) Profiteer is now a universal word , applied right and left—sometimes for good reasons , but oftentimes tjie rabid injustice of an overworked mind . Is there such a thing as a profiteer in the vaudeville . business ? A hard question , or I might say assertion to make , but I do believe that there are a few , so-called managers of vaudeville theatres , as well as picture houses , • that can annex the title profiteer to their christian name , without feeling they are taking something that does not belong to them . The profiteers I speak about , are not made so from the amount of money they secure from the exhibition of vaudeville acts ,-but by robbing the public of its pleasure . They are the curtailers of wholesome amusement to the patrons who pay their good money so the said manager can continue to hold • his position . They are the profiteers who when the kibby becomes massed with humanity , seeking pleas...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE STAGE MANAGER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

THE STAGE MANAGER By JOHNNIE HALL Stage Manager , Orpheum , Brooklyn , N . Y . The stage manager of today should try to promote harmony between the artist ^ the stage hands and the orchestra , and see that his stay . at that particular- theatre is as pleasant as the artist will permit you to make it for . him . Everyone in this world has a mission to perform in order to make the rest of the world ; happy . I read a statement a short time ago made by Charles M . Schwab , ^ he . steel magnate , whereinhe said that the successful man of the future would not be the man who accumulated the greatest amount of wealth , but the man who would come in contact with the largest number of people and bring happiness into their lives . When a man starts out in the morning with that thought , his work is a pleasure to him , and the most successful men in the world have been those who enjoyed their work . Just think of the artist who goes , in front of the-large audiences every day , and entertains ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TOPICS OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by The ^ arvDgpst PRODUCED Blf TIMELY FILMS , INC . Distributed by Pathl Ex-private : So you want either Wood or Pershing for President ? . Ex-Corporal : I sure do . Us officers have gotta stick together ;; —Home Sectori Why is Bryan like a salmon ? Because he runs every four years and gets canned . —Buffalo Express : At Cleveland they used a stomach pump on a man to obtain evidence of sale of liquor . By cracky ! They can search our cellar or satchel , but doggone if they can search our stomach ! —Cincinnati Post . How s the elevator service in your apartment house ? It doesn t bother us -any more . The landlord has rented the elevator for an apartment . —Buffalo Express . Ladies , hosiery will stay up this summer . . Brethren , let us pray ! . —Altoona Mirror . Leather people report a shortage of hides . . Strange ! Theylve certainly skinned us sufficiently to ¦ have a large surplus stock . — : CoIumbia Record . There cannot be any SO-SO Americanism . Wh...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

EDITORIAL ALL FOR AMERICA . ast Memorial Day was a splenoccasion to test the patriotism of lericans . During the trying days the war it was a simple matter turn out thousands of men in form for an event of this . kind , now , with the war only a mem- , and with agitators and bolshes trying their best to undermine government , there is , or . was , a ibt in the minds even of high offis of the American Legion as to ether their members would again i the blue and the khaki and pae in honor of those comrades who r e their lives that liberty might live . is doubt was dispelled last Mon- , when in every city , town and nlet throughout the country , the erans of the recent war turned out great numbers , and in a majority cases they wore their uniforms . Ie by side with the lovable old surors of the Civil War and the a » ish-American War veterans , they aded behind muffled drums . In w York City . 10 , 000 American Len members were in the parade up crside Drive . One of the Posts 1 [ ne was ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OUT FRONT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

OUT FRONT After sixteen years with the Keith interests , Charles Workman has resigned as treasurer of the Alhambra , New York . George Baldwin , formerly assistant treasurer of the house , has succeeded him .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

PERSONALITIES William H . Walsh of the Majestic , Paterson , N . J ., is a great believer in his home town . Listen to this , from his trusty Underwood : Paterson is only 17 miles from New York and is one of the most nteresting cities in the United States , as with its great group of silk mills , its beautiful water fall on the Passaic River , second only to the great Niagara , and its wonderful park system , there is much to be seen by the visiting actor . There is only one vaudeville theatre , the Majestic , equipped with all the comforts for the actors and in charge of an efficient corps of workers , some of whom have been with the theatre since its opening night . They are like one big family . Each year at Christmas time the family meets on the stage for an old-fashioned Christmas Tree , party , and these gatherings have a reputation almost nation-wide . Playing Paterson makes pleasure out of busi- . ness . Frank H . Maguire , assistant manager of Proctor s Schenectady , report...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
A GROWING EVIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 4 June 1920

A GROWING EVIL By W . W . ROBERTS Poll s , Bridgeport , Conn , The newspaper owner often lacks vision—an ability to foresee the future and to make a draft on prosperity . It behooves the actor and particularly the vaudeville actor to show the publisher the error of his ways and incidentally to collect individually some publicity for himself . Newspapers generally • throughout the country , inspired by a campaign against the press agent and free publicity , are prone to wlthold space rightfully due the actor for past or . current achievements while in many instances they pay large staffs of writers to boost the sporting events and those participating in sports . In this attitude the publishers lack vision , and by tacitly acquiescing in the practise the vaudeville and the motion picture actors are losing prestige . Both should seek abundant publicity and should take active part in spreading propaganda that will break down a growing prejudice detrimental to theatrical business . While...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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