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WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S EDWIN GEORGE ,. JR . This week we present a picture of Edwin George , Jr ., son of Mr . and Mrs . Edwin George . Hes on view at - the club every day of every week and likes thc place so well that he lives there altogether .. No , he is not applauding his daddy on the Century Roof ; he was merely caughtpaddyqiking . Junior was born while his father was playing the Orpheum Theatre , . in Kansas City . Just as Mr . George came off thc stage the manager of the house , Mr . Lehman , informed him that he was the father of a scveii-and-a-half-pouiid son . He is eight months old and has many friends at the club who call upon him at-all hours to inquire after his condition . ; He is a . regular greasepaint as far as the hours he keeps . He will not go to bed until 2 : 00 A . M ., and wont get up until two next day .- Then he . has his breakfast and goes back to bed for a little more sleep . Mrs . George announces that she wouldnt take a million for Edwin , but s...
N . V V A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920
N . V V A . NOTES The following letter was re- &gt; N cently received by E . F .. Albee : N Dear Mr . Albee : I want to tell you how very much I enjoyed my visit to the N ; V . : A . Club-House .. The home atmosphere one finds there is delightful and makes me realize how much I have missed by not being a member . Until I talked with you I had not known how much this wonderful club means to the artist , but you may rest assured I wasted no time in becoming a member . It is . not only the duty of every vaudeville artist to belong to the Club and aid in every way possible in the beautiful work you are car- \ w m / v rying on for your children but it is a real privilege to , be a part of such an organization .. ; . : • Thanking you for calling it to my attention , I am Yours most sincerely , - DAISY N . ELLIS . Bessie Morin ( Morin Sisters ) , the . well-known eccentric and acrobatic dancer , has become an honorary member of the Appendix Club . The operation was performed at Flo...
ON THE MEZZANINE FLOOR AT THE N . V . A . CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920
ON THE MEZZANINE FLOOR AT THE N . V . A . CLUB —rnoxo oy Vi / nite , t * . Y . C . This view shows one side of the mezzanine floor of the N . V . A . Club , 229 West 46 th Street , New York City . Notice the writing desks and also the windows , which permit of plenty of daylight . These desks and many others like them are occupied by artists all day long and far into the night , every day of the year . All the conveniences of office and home are found at the N . V . A .
N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAVIN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920
N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAVIN ( Continued f om Page Four ) Frank Vincent , the match going the nineteenth hole . Gordon Bosto won the Class B championship cup . Great interest is manifest in ) tournament . The boys are steafo away every day for practise round and confidential reports received fro the link-hounds of the . VAUDi VILLE NEWS , indicate that mat ; of them are going-strong , and n &lt; championship material is developin The contest promises to be a hot oi and last seasons scores are bound be shattered . Following , is the complete list &lt; official entries for the tournament : Albee , Reed A . Lothrop , Carl I - Anderson , Charles Maloney , J . J . Beck , Martin McKowan , Jam « - Brown , Clark Muckenfuss , Lee Bierbauer . Charles McHugh , Bart Bostock , Gordon Myers , Ray Butterfield , Walter Moss , B . S . Bayne , G . McLeod Plunkett . Jas . E . Bentham , M . S . Quaid , Wm . Casey , Pat Singer , Mort Goodman , Maurice Schanberger , ¥ ei Hennessey , D . F...
ENLLE PUBLICITY MIEN TO HOLD MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
ENLLE PUBLICITY MIEN TO HOLD MEETING ition of Press Agents led for New York City , August 28 th and 29 th FRANCIS P . ONEILL Representative , Lynn , Mass ., Olympia Theatre mnouncing plans for a con11 of vaudeville publicity must first extend my hearty i to THE VAUDEVILLE S for its aid in the prelimi- , vork thus far accomplished . evious articles in this publi- , in which I outlined thei imce of a National Vaudeville Agents Club has brought of letters from vaudeville &gt; across the continent , eng the idea and urging the ; of a convention for the late as been decided to hold the ition in New York City on . lay and Sunday , August 28 th ? th . It is hoped that every irille publicity representative , er he be connected with a e circuit , a booking exc or an individual theatre , rrange to attend this meetOwners of theatres and cirshould find it profitable to le expenses of their publicity to this convention . I have otters to- all vaudeville thean the country , asking them ) ...
FOR BOX OFFICE MEN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
FOR BOX OFFICE MEN ( NOTE : —The following article , printed on cardboard , hangs in . every one of the 45 -box offices of the Orpheum Circuit . It was written by £ ;¦ H-. Conway , director of the Orpheum publicity department , and is a splendid ; creed for every box office man in every vaudeville theatre in the country . )
BOUQUET FOR BAGGAGEMAN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
BOUQUET FOR BAGGAGEMAN • NEW YORK . N . Y . June 9 . — Editor - THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS : —Just a line to bring to your notice an example of baggage transfer efficiency . We were playing the Liberty Theatre , in Stapleton , Long Island , on Sunday last and when we left the theatre our . trunks were still in our dressing room . We came directly to our hotel ( Palace , on 45 th street ) , via trolley and ferry and on . our arrival found our trunks already in our rooms . So I only thought it fair to commend the Bonos Transfer .. Company and -if some othercompanies would endeavor to follow their example they would profit , and so would the artists . I enjoy your publication immensely , and wish you all success and prosperity with same . HAL PARKER , ( Ann Butler and Hal Parker ) .
PRESS AGENT MOVE IS A COMMENDABLE STEP [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
PRESS AGENT MOVE IS A COMMENDABLE STEP Proposed Organization Will Work to Mutual Advantage of Managers and Artists By GLENN CONDON In giving publicity to the efforts of Francis P . ONeill for the organization of a vaudeville publicity men s club , THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS has done so up to this time without comment . We deemed it best to wait , until those affected by . such a . move could express , themselves . .. This they , have done and in addition to the many : letters received by Mr . ONeill direct ,, a large : numberhave come to our desk . In every instance , the ¦ writers were enthusiastically in- favor of the : plan .:. For instance , we recall a recent letter from A . J , Philpott , publicity agent for Keith s Boston Theatres . Such a get-together movement , he writes , would be ofgreat ¦ benefit , as it would very quickly , enable the writers to think in a national , as well as a local , sense . . He cites the instance of monthly meetings held in ¦ Washington by Red Cross publ...
"GOOD MORNING , MR . BECK ! " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
GOOD MORNING , MR . BECK ! Good morning , Mr . Beck ! The young man behind the window grating In the lobby of the Orpheum Theatre lifted his eyes from the ticket rack and bestowed , an astonished stare on the prospective patron who had thus strangely addressed him . It was nine o clock and the box office had just been . opened to the public . Good morning , Mr . Martin Beck ! repeated the man on the public side of the box office as . he extended a bill . - Id like two good seats for this afternoon s show . The custodian of the tickets fingered the rack for a moment , selected a pair of coupons , and tossed them on the ledge . $ 1 . 10 , please . The crisp bill snuggled in among the greenbacks with a final crackle . The dime languidly joined the silver . I Thank you , Mr , Beck ! said the purchaser , as he slipped the tickets into his pocket , I m glad to have met you . . ¦ . Say , exclaimed the box office man in a puzzled tone , as the other turned to go , what gave you the idea tha...
HERE ARE THE MEMBERS OF THE FAMOUS PROCTOR'S PALACE ORCHESTRA , NEWARj [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
HERE ARE THE MEMBERS OF THE FAMOUS PROCTORS PALACE ORCHESTRA , NEWARj One of the best known vaudeville orchestras in this country is found at Proctor s Palace Theatre , Newark , N . J . Well introduce them , to you , from left to right : James Prendergast , bass ; Al Colombo , cello ; William Blillngton , clarinet ; August Lantz , flute ; Andrew Voss , first violin ; Carl Shoney , second v Joseph Techer , director ; Harry Hanneman , roof director ; Charles Kleeman , cornetist ; Richard Witte , cornetist ; John Hill , trombone ; George Schmidt , drun
THE PUBLIC BE BLESSED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
THE PUBLIC BE BLESSED Looking at Vaudeville Through the Box Office Window NO . 3—THE ARTIST By DAVE NOWLIN-ROBINSON The vaudeville artist is possibly the least understood and the most ibused of any human who has to scratch the old earth-crust for a livelihood . No one who has not endured the kicks and bumps incidental to a life of wandering among unsympathetic strangers can realize what a strong constitution , what a gigantic . will power , what a mountain of self assertion it takes to reach the top rung of the • headline-ladder , and , through it all , retain that same sweet smile that was worn by mothers angel child . It is the very nature of their environment , the constant friction upon nerve and temperament , that tends to make the vaudeville artists , more so than any other group of professionals , grouch-inclined and ever ready for trouble . Because they are . strangers , among strange people , the old aboriginal instinct , which still endures from the days of primitive ! man...
NEWS OF THE CREWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
NEWS OF THE CREWS Al Ball , stage manager at the Empress Theatre , Grand Rapids , Mich ., represented Local No . 28 , Bill Posters and Billers , as their delegate at the New York Convention this week . Al is well known in vaudeville . # On Wednesday , June 9 , Clarence E . Robinson , stage manager of the Boston Theatre , Boston , Mass ., married Miss Laura Hampton , an usher in the same theatre . Clarence E . Robinson is one of the best known vaudeville stage hands in the United States . He had a very good start in theatrical life , beginning , when he was 16 years old , in the Burlington , Vt „ Opera House as stage manager , scene shifter , ticket seller , bill poster , general utility , and sometimes—the audience . That job didnt wholly satisfy him so the next year he went on the New England circuit with Luciers Minstrels , wearing a long linen duster and high hat in all street parades , doing all-round work on the stage , and during his spare time helping make candy , ice cream a...
BEACH BEAUTIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
BEACH BEAUTIES The above snapshot was ti at Pablo Beach , Jacksonville , and forwarded to THE VAU VILLE NEWS , by Anita I rence , who says in her letter companying it that it just sh the good fellowship exis amongst artists on the Del time . Her key to the pic follows : Top Mounter—Anita Laurence ( ton &amp; Laurence ) . Middle Mount—Maud Clark ( c Sisters ) . Understander—Jane Barber ( B * &amp; Jackson ) . Attendant—Ann Clark ( Clark ters ) . - ( You cant see Jane s face , bu say It s prettyl )
AGO CLOSE SECOND TO N . I IN BOOKINGS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
AGO CLOSE SECOND TO N . I IN BOOKINGS lowing a recent conference en C S . Humphrey , manager . Chicago office of the B . F . Vaudeville Exchange ; J . J . manager of the Western » ville Managers Association icago ; J . J . Murdock , general jer of the Keith exchange , jther booking executives , it mnounced that arrangements leen completed to make : Chia more important booking r than in the past . _ s news is of great importance lists , as it means that acts iot necessarily have to come ew York hereafter to put on acts for a showing in . order t routes . Messrs . Humphrey lash are going to make a cond effort to make Chicago a second to New York as a &lt; ing center . They are now arng bookings for acts , not only in iV . V . M . A . and the western i offices , but also booking over the Orpheum circuit there , and will also secure tigs for acts through the east- ; ircuits from the Chicago ofUnder this arrangement the ; is going to be saved a lot of and expense .
WITH THE OLD TIMERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
WITH THE OLD TIMERS Monday , May 17 , was the birthday of Fred Hallen , long and popularly known to the theatre-going public as a member of the team of Hallen and Fuller , and previous to that as a member of . the . Hallen and Hart combination , and one of the pioneers . in vaudeville . The death of Mr . Hallen last February , was the cause of deep regret , not only on the part of the public with whom he -had been so long a favorite , but also on the part of members of his profession and because of his long association with variety and :, vaudeville entertainment he had . done much for the uplift of the artists . Mr . Hallen was stricken ill . while playing an engagement at Lowell , Mass ., last October , and since his death _ Mollie Fuller has re-entered vaudeville and with unusual success hasbeen presenting a clever little comedydramatic sketch called , Cousin Eleanor . By strange coincidence , Miss Fuller and her company began an engagement , Monday , May 17 , at Lowell , that da...
THE MORNING'S MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
THE MORNINGS MAIL OAKLAND , CAL . Dear Mr . Condon : — We wish to assure you of the deep interest we feel in the new paper and thank you for the courtesy of supplying us with copies each week . . ¦ JACK COOK , Oakland Orpheum . ATLANTA , GA . Dear Mr . Condon : — THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS has become the favorite paper with the artists , playing here . We keep a number of extra copies on file . in our „ well-equipped Green Room and the files are always in demand . . -.: W . A . FINNEY , Mgr . Loews Grand Theatre . SPRINGFIELD , ; OHIO : Dear Mr . Condon : —We , wish to compliment you on the publication of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , and also , to state , that ^ we find real enjoyable reading from your columns . We will ( be pleased to co-operate in every way possible in assisting to make THE NEWS a success . ... . GUS SUN . OAKLAND , CAL . To the Editor : —Each week I receive a copy of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS from either the manager or the stage manager of the different theatres . It is an incentive...
VITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
VITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S ty i always happy at the N . V . A . i coming stars of a future dayl d now , ladles and gentlemen , we duce our prlmma donna , Miss dia Hope Anderson , aged two s and seven months , the youngest e member of the N . V . A . Her appearance on the stage was with • Petrova at the Riverside Theatre , York City , February 24 , 1919 , which she accompanied that J over her tour of the Keith tres | n the metropolitan section . - Miss Anderson Is the Joint prop- ° f Anderson &amp; Yvel , the well v skatorlal team . Papa , mama the baby are dividing their time week between the Bushwlck tre , Brooklyn , and the N . V . A . « . may be Interesting to know the photo from which the above wa * made was taken by Jack Le ? W i hls trusty Graflex , Just outine iron grating at the stage door ne Orpheum Theatre , Brooklyn .
PROMINENT IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 June 1920
PROMINENT IN VAUDEVILLE AARON JONES One of the brightest of our young rising managers . Mr . Jones Is the head of the firm of Jones , Linnlck &amp; Schaefer , of Chicago , and In the past few years has made rapid strides In the vaudeville and motion picture field . Those who know this genial young man are enthusiastic as to his sterling worth , his devotion to charity , his falrmindedness , and his manly qualities . He is . a member of the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association and a staunch believer and co-worker for the principles laid down by the National Vaudeville Artists , Inc ., and the Vaudeville Managers ProtectiveAssociation for betterment of vaudeville . He has the respect and admiration of his fellow managers and the artists who come into contact with him . Such men are an acquisition to the theatrical world .