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KflTH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

KflTH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S ORA VICTORA MOORE Ve now take great pleasure In Introducing Miss Ora Vlctora Moore , daughf that well-known and popular vaudeville comedian , Victor Moore , and his mlng wife , known professionally as Emma Llttlefield . Little Miss Vlctora down at Baldwin , Long Island , and Is one of the youngest commuters In neck o the woods . She doesnt get up to the N . V . A . very often , but her : r and mother are frequent visitors and regular patrons of the dining room i playing In and around the city . She Is two years and two months old . ) ra loves the theatre but doesn t like to see the stage hands mistreat her y In his back stage act . When one of the stage hands squirted water Ir . Moore s face she walked up to him and said : Bad Elliott got poor y all wet ; mustnt do dat to my daddy . Dats naughty , mustnt do dat . Moo res have another baby , a boy four weeks old , and Ora cannot underi why her mother will not let her play with him like her other dolls ,...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
iVE ALL FACE LIFE ALONE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

iVE ALL FACE LIFE ALONE By FRANK PARISH ( Parish & Peru ) MOUNTAIN PARK CASINO , HOLYOKE , MASS . June 19 , 1920 . e . is a great big serious problem for ^ dividual . All our greatest joys and st sorrows come to us alone . We go into our Gethsemane alone . We battle against the night weakness 1 us alone . We must live our own ( one . We must accept the full reiwlity of life , Alone . If each has mighty problem of life to solve for }> if each has his own cares , responds , failures , doubts , fears and Dements , we are surely playing a cowPart when we syndicate our sorrows Hers . We should seek constantly to hfe brighter for others . : individual must look upon himself 1 vestment of untold possibilities if y developed , a mine whose resources ever be known but by going down ™ o it and bringing out what is hidden . ee hoven says : I am that which is . ail that is , that was and that shall be . « tal man hath lifted my veil . He y himself , and to him alone do al...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEW CHILD WONDER DISCOVERED AT ENTERTAINMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

NEW CHILD WONDER DISCOVERED AT ENTERTAINMENT MARION BRINN Manager Harry McCormack , of Proctor s Theatre , Mt . Vernon , N . Y ., believes he has a real find In this seven-year-old prodigy , whom he bills as The Jazz Baby . He discovered the child at a local amateur entertainment In Mt . Vernon called the Parada . He immediately booked her for the last three days , week of June 28 th , In his theatre , with the result that he did a capacity business during the entire engagement . New York agents and others who saw the child work , say she is unquestionably a wonder . She sings , dances and 1 recites and has the demeanor of an experienced performer , although this was her first professional appearance . She Is a protege of Miss Dorothy Magna , a dancing teacher of Mt . Vernon . On the same bill with this brand new headliner were Brambinos , Espe and Dutton , McConnell Sisters , Harry and Anna Seymour and the San Yee Troupe .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MORNING'S MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

THE MORNINGS MAIL COLONIAL THEATRE , NEW YORK CITY . Editor THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS : — In your late issue at hand I gazed with pleasure upon the old program of the Brooklyn s Volks Garden , and sincerely hope your paper will print copies of them indefinitely , for there are still many oldtimers left who thoroughly enjoy looking over the grand old names of stars , and even many of the younger generation now in the profession will remember . some , of the names , though they might not have been in the profession themselves at the time . I remember Clem Magee and enjoyed his ability and friendship . I also remember Delmay & Archer and the famous . Billy Barry . And who of the old-timers will ever forget the famous after pieces of that day , which most of the variety -programs concluded with and proved the ability of every one jn the cast ? With success to THE NEWS , from AN OLD TIMER WITH YOUNG BLOOD . DECATUR , ILL . Dear Editor : —The ever-looked for VAUDEVILLE NEWS arrived ...

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 — 9 July 1920

N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS By Al Grossman On Sunday , July 25 th , a double header has been arranged to be played at the Meadowbrook Oval , Newark , N . J . First game : Proctor s Newark Theatre Team and N . V . A . ; Second game : Meadowbrook A . C . and N . V . A . Batteries will be Winninger and Van , and Smith and Van . Charley Winninger of The Ziegfeld Follies pitched a game on Tuesday against the Bayridge Theatre and only allowed six hits in the entire game . The club has in Winninger and Smith one of the strongest pitching staffs of any theatrical baseball organization . There were seven two-base hits made in the game on Friday , and two three-base hits . Not so bad , eh ? Wakefield had his eye on business and made two two-base hits . Harry Packard did a Harold Lloyd around the bases all through the game Friday and kept the pitcher and the infield worried . Before long Hal Roach or Adolph Zukor will be signing Harry to do his original Baseball Komics in pictures . Pete Ma...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MAN WHO WONT GROW UP [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

THE MAN WHO WONT GROW UP Sammy , the Babe Ruth of the N . V . A . team , is a favorite among his fellow members , not for his skill as a player but for his good fellowship and his bouyant spirit . Sammy has been playing baseball for the past twenty-five years and isn t any worse for it . It was in a game between his school and the High School of Brooklyn twenty-five years ago on the very spot that the game was played on Friday , that Sammy pitched his first game of ball , winning a victory for his team over players that were far superior to him both in age and action . Those who know Sammy say he hasn t changed a bit since that day . He has been a star pitcher for Cincinnati , the Giants and the Baltimore big league teams . His game on last Sunday proved that he belongs back in the bier leaeue . On Friday when everything was going against the team , Sammy came to the bat and made a threebase hit when • bases were full . The opposing team at this time were three runs to the good . Of...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
COOMBE DEFEATS IRWlj FOR GOLF CHAMPIONS ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

COOMBE DEFEATS IRWlj FOR GOLF CHAMPIONS ! A few short weeks ago Charles lull actor and sportsman , averred , vouchaH allowed , in fact , even admitted that he ctH lick any one in the threatrical business , tfl it came to playing cow-pasture pool , bfl to the uninitiated as golf . His enttinsfl waxed so strong that he offered to SI stantiate his claim by meeting any OKH any way related to Thespis ,- provided fl they make good before July 1 , the ilaiH was booked to sail for the other sidt || As a guarantee of good faith he pofi $ 250 , to be met with an equal amifl the winner to collect the total . Now CbH is a sadder , poorer , but wiser man , Boyce Coombe , also actor and sportJ | lowered his standard and trod his iH awarded laurel wreath on the greenswatlH the Siwanoy course at Mount Vernon , m The contest was a 36-hole match , i Metropolitan Golf Association and a local ground rules in force . Coombe things almost entirely his own way all way through and won the match 11 i . and ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY Louisville , Ky ., Jul ? FRIEND LEW : I was going to send you the D 1 Ninety-eight I owe you as last week s ! mission , but there was a sale of Palm % suits here , and the one they palmed o « me wasn t made in Palm Beach at that . I found a note in the inside pocket td it was made by a bootlegger in the 0 Mountains . So if I did get stung o suit I got inside information where I Jj get two quarts of white corn for $ > including war tax . He didn t say what war he was coll fop- now ; probably the Bootleggers * lion . It s mighty hot down here just no * don t know why so many actors hro their overcoats with them — guess thought they was going to be a frost , m > Good many of em has been come of rheumatism of the stomach . The ? , it watermelon cramp down here . Bte 1 \ in this country three weeks now and • know yet whether to buy oil stock on the horse races . Of course , the horses have been kno * 1 win ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

EVA ^ I ^ N ^ S pvoted exclusively to Vaudeville d all those connected with same . BLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH B WEEK PALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1564 Broadway , New York City ENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION ¦ he News Is distributed free to art- . managers , theatre employees and nThers connected with Vaudeville ? hi United States and Canada . If , find it Impossible to obtain your v through the theatres , write us I we will place your name on a septe mailing list . Artists who do not Hi cooles available each week In the atres they play are urged to notify giving name and theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING 40 advertising of any kind will be : epted for publication In The News . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS ¦ s not assume responsibility for In ? ridual contributions appearing in > se columns , nor should statements gearing in same necessarily be taken the policy of this paper or Its spon- ¦ s . Contributions of interest to the udevllle world are solicited , but the I name and address of ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MANAGERS' FORUM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

THE MANAGERS FORUM By RICHARD WARNER Asst . Mgr ., Alhambra Theatre , New York City How often has the legitimate producer , and legitimate actor been told , —by the vaudeville agent or broker , — We dont play sketches , they slow up our bill or Our feature picture takes the place of the Sketch . The writer , who has produced many , sketches successfully , on entering the booking office of a certain . well known circuit , —was rather surprised to see a sign nailed over the desk of the booking manager which read : — We do not book sketches in this office , so please do not waste bur time , or your own . That ¦ is not the only discouragement . the sketch artist -has to combat . The sketch is usually signalled out as a target for attack , by the theatrical trade papers , both Sn their reviews ; and special articles . I cannot understand why this antagonism exists towards the one big / uplifting element in vaudeville . It is the one act play that gives , any bill class , —it is the only ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BAD STAGE DISCIPLINE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

BAD STAGE DISCIPLINE By BILLY GLASON While playing the Taylor Opera House in Trenton , N . J ., I noticed a wonderful little article pasted on the door leading to the first entrance , which I think every stage in the country should have pasted up for the benefit of . the artists . I am going to write this article up and I hope everybody takes advantage of it . The habit of ; standing in the first stage entrance in such a manner as to make themselves visible to . ¦ the audience while the performance is going on , indulged in all too frequently by many vaudeville artists in the smaller houses , is a custom that should be done away with immediately . The larger houses , to be sure , have long established rules forbidding the clog ging up of stage entrances by curious and thoughtless performers . Once in a great while , however , stage discipline is relaxed even in the big time vaudeville theatres , and the result is quite apt to be not only jarring ; and disagreeable to the artist hold...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

EDITORIAL TAKE THE AIR In slangdom the expression take e air is syhonomous with outdo and getting the gate , but ie prefer to use the term literally . he ranks of vaudeville contain a p-ge number of fresh air enthubts and judging from the snapots we have received recently ere are a vast army of performers no believe in hitting the beaches henever the opportunity presents self . There is on- old saying to te effect that an apple a day keeps ie doctor away , but not even the jple is as conducive to good ealth and happiness as plenty of esh air and exercise . We do not ant to be classed as a faddist , at we do most emphatically beeve that the surest preventative f illness and premature old age is n ample amount of fresh air and anshine . We know of old people ho have kept in- excellent condion by walking ; others have aconiplished the same by horse-back iding and still others by swimriiing nd boating . A few minutes of mple bending and breathing excises in front of an open window * ch ...

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 — 9 July 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TheJiteiaryD ^ st PRODUCED DT TIMELY FILMS , lac : Distributed by Pathe A Chicago man charged with speeding pleaded that he had just heard of a house to rent and was on his | yay . Case dismissed . —Vancouver ( B . C . ) Province . Two Japs at the opening baseball game stood uncovered during the playing of How . Dry I Am , thinking it was the American National Anthem . —Portland ( Ore . ) Oregonian . News Item : Many tourists are returning from Cuba . After all , home is the best place in the world—to sober up ^ —Atlanta ( Ga . ) Constitution . You shouldn t put butter and jam on your bread , Tommy ., We can t afford it . Im doing _ it to save , mummy . The same bit of bread does for both . —Hamilton ( Can . ) Spectator . A Market Report states that Eggs are Declining —- Who wants declining eggs ? - — -San . Diego ( Cal . ) Union . A Cleveland woman has sued for divorce , charging her husband moved 14 times in 20 months . Off goes our lid . to a man who...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

PERSONALITIES A good publicity stunt is being pulled in the southern Loew houses where Al Golem s troupe of equilibrists are appearing . Billy Golden , a member of the troupe , weighs 57 pounds and is 25 inches in height . One matinee in each house is selected for a reception to the children , with Billy , the midget , as the host . Will Ferry , in The Frog , has his act and all effects protected by the N . V . A . and V . M . P . A ., and he advertises the fact . Many other acts do the same . Such protection means a lot . After twenty . years with the Orpheum in San Francisco , Hugo Hertz , for -the past - six years resident manager of same , has resigned , and been succeeded by Harry . Campbell . Francis X . Bushman and Beverly Bayne , after a season in the legitimate , have-been booked for vaudeville in a dramatic sketch and are due to reach the Colonial , • New York , about July 15 . - Handers & Millis , now playing the Keith bouses in New York , were asked to explai...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PANIC AVERTED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

PANIC AVERTED Following the discovery of a fire on ( top floor of the six-story building adjoin 11 ! Proctor s Theatre , in West Twenty-tl > J street recently , the playhouse was qiiicyj emptied and the patrons were escorted W the reserves from the West Twentieth str * station outside the fire lines , after the 1 money had been refunded . Michael . r Duffy , manager of the . theatre , and I \ man James Fleming , of Hook and Lau 1 Company 12 , informed the audience _ thf was a small fire in the adjoining build 1 and asked the patrons to file out slowly there was no danger .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES By WILLIAM H . CLINE Blossom Seeley , the Orpheum star , will have a new . act for next season , and Blossom says it will be still further an advance in qualify over her present one , even as this is ahead of anything she has done in the past . In her . opinion jazz as such has seen its day , but syncopation is a real must-, cal phase that will live ; she intends to eliminate the jazz , and to develop the syncopation idea to its limit . Beth Beri , the clever little local girl now dancing at the Orpheum , has been much entertained socially while here ,-and more , are promised . Teas are the accepted form , as afternoon and night dancing takes up her time otherwise . Frank Walker , of Texas and Walker ,-at the Orpheum , will leave here immediately after his engagement to be head judge in the great Wild West carnival , in Grant Park , Chicago . Walker is looked upon , as the most expert rider of today , arid in roping , . he has no rivals ; lie is . th...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHICAGO NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

CHICAGO NOTES At the Woods Theatre in Chicago , Suf day Matinee , July 4 th , a Nellie Re «> Testimonial was tendered by the profession of Chicago , in advance of a similar beneW to be staged in New York . The following artists appeared : Frisco & Loretto McDermott , Nan Si perm , Taylor Holmes , 4 Marx Brothers Sara Fadden , Ben Hendricks , Frank FW Winona Winters , Lydia Barry , 6 Uro » Brothers , Tex Austin , Felix Adler , CJa Joel , Henry Morton , Ted Lewis and H ! jazz . Band , Al Herman , George Siting Miller . & Mack , Jay Gould , Avon Come * Four , Jack Osterman , Frank De Voe , ] Pruitt , Hazel Cox , Frankie Heath , Gra « De Mar , Kathryn Osterman and Edinu » d Brccse , master , of ceremonies .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ITEMS FROM TROY , N , I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

ITEMS FROM TROY , N , I By H . R . EMDE John M . Francis , the dramatic critic 1 the Troy Times , paid the following tribe 1 to Mr . and Mrs . Joe Norcross , who pfe ,, Proctor s , Troy : During the past ivfc 1 Mr . and Mrs . Norcross played Procio ,- , I Troy . Mr . Norcross is probably the oId 61 vaudeville artist on the stage today , j I celebrates his 79 th birthday onijul ysjl In an interview I had with him he stattff be played Rand s Opera House in Trig way back in 1857 , when he appeared iB Sharpley s Minstrels . During our intt 6 view , Mr . Norcross followed with anothtH journalistic bit . He remarked how at ttlf time of his first appearance in Troy , m had met a Mr . Tappin of the firm of tfiJj pin & Mallory , who later became bliaiB Mr . Norcross , returning , to Troy with 4 San Francisco Minstrels twenty years lata looked up Mr , Tappin . He said , Do ytr . remember me ? Why , Joe Norreyl sai Mr . Tappin , showing , though sight hi gone in the twenty years , ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PANTAGES PARAGRAPHS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

PANTAGES PARAGRAPHS By WALTER WINCHELL SAN JOSE , CAL ., JULY 3 . The Broadway Follies , featuring Bob Albright and Fred Ardath and presented by Alexander Pantages , opened at the Pan Theatre in Oakland , Cal ., June 14 th , for two weeks . The act will headline the bill playing Frisco , week of July 4 th . It is said that the act will open the Pantages Theatre , Los Angeles , July 18 th , playing there indefinitely , changing the book weekly . Harrington Reynolds , with the Haberdashery act playing the Pantages circuit , experienced manager s troubles that have changed- his hair to gray . Chorus girls jumped his act along the tour and his leading lady recently married and left him while the act was in Canada . Fannie Simpson , of Simpson and Dean , appearing on the same bill , took the place of the leading lady without a rehearsal and from reports she is playing the part most creditably . Broadway Echoes replaced the Seven Belle Tones act at Oakland , week of July 4 th . SAN FRANCI...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GETTING THE NEWS IN MINNESOTA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

GETTING THE NEWS IN MINNESOTA The above snapshot was taken at the stage door of the Palace Theatre , St . Paul , Minn ., and shows some of the artists on the bill there reading THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS shortly after It had been delivered back stage . Reading from left to right : Sam Downing ( Friend and Downing ) , Ruthie Francis ( Rose and Francis ) , Al Friend ( Friend and Downing ) , and Lew Fletcher ( Donohue and Fletcher ) .

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