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ITEMS FROM TBOY , N . Y . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
ITEMS FROM TBOY , N . Y . By H . R . EMDE TROY , N . Y ., Aug . 7 . Fred Wayne , who , with Lorette Marshall and Truscila Candy has the vaudeville act entitled The Intruder , made Troy from Binghamton , in his Cadillac car . The jump is 131 miles . About fifty miles from Troy , Mr . Wayne had the misfortune to collide with a Ford car which attempted to cut in between another car and Mr . Wayne s . In trying to avoid hitting the Ford , Mr . Wayne backed into a fence which prevented his car from dropping 150 feet intoa ravine . Further than damaging the Ford and his own car to some extent no one was injured . Mr . Wayne made the Monday matinee on time . Tom , the mascot at Proctor s Troy Theatre , has been missing some two weeks . Although a thorough search has been made about the neighborhood , to date , he has not put in an appearance . Tom has been , the boss cat at Proctor s for the past nineyears and a friend of everybody who wanted to- make friends with him . Several artists pas...
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA By WM . H . CLINE % LOS ANGELES , CAL ., August 12 . Dorothea Sadlier , in Kiss Me at tl Orpheum , was last here as a member ; the notable Red Heads act , at i % Orpheum . One of the former red hesi fj Tommy Carpenter ( Mrs . Menasco ) , u g lives in Los Angeles , and was at the 0 s pheum , Monday , to greet her former au % ciate and make her feel at home . Many Orpheum visitors are speculat .. as to the real complexion of Miss Kathere Parker , who , in her act , seems a li [ ; mulatto . As . a matter of fact , Miss Pari 8 is wholly white , the color being a su ? attribute acquired before every perion ance . She picked up the dialect dure her many years of life in the South . Clara Morton , the rotund scion of i famed Morton family , is accompanied i this tour by friend husband and her ti little girls , who are as cute and cite as she is . It looks as if the notable He ton strain is not to die out of vaudew history . Pa and Ma Morton , with ti youngst...
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT . ... jmed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE fiv «? should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N . V . A . having a ^ j-H rtenartment for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well sp lendia UCH ln ) j otner 8 ( are urge ( j t 0 sen ( j au thejr « &lt; iead letters to this a from time to time . We will sort and file them and publish the list . No oflice tr .. j more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow letter is i jor jt t 0 reaci , you on y 0 ur route , and when convenient enclose Pf-j-ir . Jwr envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith . fC ! i . addressea VAU 15 EVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New York , N . Y . Address **** - * a | r , Jean , ott , Charles , ta , Miss ixander , J . en , Searle man , Jack are , Wm . ( tel . ) derson , Ander „ r &amp; Packer Lr , Miss Addle olio , Will lell , Franklyn jcn , Miss Helen Strong , Miss Luctlle its , Ne...
^^ rt ^ V ** hWAfcr > M & RSHfiixll ^ KUVEDWAftfr "MAftSHALLu [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
^^ rt ^ V ** hWAfcr &gt; M &amp; RSHfiixll ^ KUVEDWAftfr MAftSHALLu ^^ rt ^ V ** hWAfcr &gt; M &amp; RSHfiixll ^ KUVEDWAftfr MAftSHALLu WINNIPEG . MAN ., Aug . 12 , 1920 . To the Orpheum circuiter who comes to Winnipeg from Omaha , Kansas City or Sioux City at this time of the year , the Winnipeg climate is delightfully cool and a great relief from the humidity of the Missouri basin . It is amusing to hear the Winnipeg folks complain of the heat . When you think of their forty below zero winter weather , of course , this is warm to them . These northwest cities are great for . the actor who would escape the sumer heat of New York arid Chicago . Most of the troupers en route to the • Western Orpheum time • are provided with , round trip tickets ere they reach here . These tickets are issued in most any of the Missouri River towns or in Chicago , I understand . M : purchased , summer tickets good from Kansas City to the coast and return which do not exp...
r "AMONG THE BOYS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
r AMONG THE BOYS Photo , by Condon The N . V . A . team had a strong backing of mooters in Sunday s game with The Lights . This snapshot shows a section . of the N . V . A . bleachers . The bare-headed gentleman with the smiling countenance is Leo Carillo . The gentleman next to him in the Grey fedora , and Intently , interested In the game , is E . F . Albee . Sitting next to Mr . Albee is N . E . Manwaring , secretary of The Lights .
N . V . A . ! Vti » B NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
N . V . A . ! Vti » B NOTES - Vaudeville will be represent- v edat the Metropolitan Opera ^ House during the corning season when Chief Caupolican will be heard in Grand Operator the first time . For the / past six months he has been studying and putting on the finishing touches for his repertoire under the direction of Giuseppe Bamboschek in Milan , Italy , and returned duringthe past week . His first public appearance since his , return will be at the Lewisohn Stadium Tuesday night , August ^ 7 th . . Charles Leonard Fletcher rushed away a few weeks ago and announced that he had business in London that would require about six weeks of strenuous work . In true American style ,, he accomplished what he went after in three weeks , returned Monday , docked at four in the afternoon arid dined at . the . club at . six .. One of ihe- most-popular and beloved ladies at the : club is Mabel Russells- mother ; :- Mrs . Bell : v . She s gone to ; the country and wetijiss-her : Mabel ind Eddie ...
McVICKERS IS 62 YEARS - OLD ; ^ CELEBRATION HELD [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
McVICKERS IS 62 YEARS - OLD ; ^ CELEBRATION HELD ( Continued-from . Pagc . Foul ) of Edwin . Booth , . Edmund Keane ^ Fanny Davenport ,-Lotta , and many other famous stars bf ^ theatrical history . James / . Hi Mc ^ icker operated a famous stock -company there . f ¦ - • . In 1893 the liousETcame into posses- , sion ofJacobiLitKand \ was the-scene of ; , hiaiiy famous melodramas . • the great Drury Lane prodi were given their fiifstiAmericai pearSnce at McVickers ; The th * : was purchased from- the . Litt E s , ; in ; 1912 , by Jones , Lmick &amp; . SchaeJ who have since operated it as \ , -tiriuous vaudeville house / It 1 £ h that ; they ; are contemplating , % . the present structure i ^ exf . spri ^ ft ; • erecting . Ion the site &gt; aythree \ w dollar-theatre and office buildl
THOSE RECORD-BREAKING N . V . A . BALL PLAYERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 13 August 1920
THOSE RECORD-BREAKING N . V . A . BALL PLAYERS -.. •» . PJioToT by Cor * This snapshot was taken immediately after the 13-5 victory over The Ul * at Freeportlast Sunday . Notice the smiles . Those In the picture are : Top row , left to right : Loom Is , Shepherd . and Harvey . Middlerow , left to right : Smith , Markey , Packard , Brown and Mack . Bottom row , left to right : Van , Regal , ICelfy , . Schenck ( playing manaS Grossman ( business manager ) , Armstrong ( captain ) . . .,
IUSSES CONDITIONS IN THE BRITISH ISLES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
IUSSES CONDITIONS IN THE BRITISH ISLES y , Summing Up World Exience , Says American Artist is Better Off Than Ever . robably no living artist has had a : extensive experience in vaudeville ighout the world than Houdini , who mly returned from another triumphmusic hail tour in the British Isles . clini s career as a showman embraces eville , musical comedy , extravaganza , on pictures , and other branches of tricals . For that reason he is an auity . On account of the ever-increas-interest shown by American artists show business across the Atlantic , dini was asked a number of quesi by VAUDEVILLE NEWS . His answers hi : same constitute the following , exve story . —EDITOR ) . By HARRY HOUDINI I : business done by the music of the British Isles is more able now than before the war prices have been advanced and patronage has not decreased . iter and more expensive acts are booked . The same conditions to all forms of amusement . ; American performer receives it cordial welcome , not on...
NOTICE TO ARTISTS AND MANAGERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
NOTICE TO ARTISTS AND MANAGERS Managers who notified-us when their houses closed for the summer will confer a favor by advising us promptly if they do not again begin receiving their quota of papers when their theatre re-opens . We are also anxious to get all newly built vaudeville theatres upon our mailing list . Any managers or artists who know of theatres that are not receiving THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS should advise us so we may place them on the list . On account of the limited number of copies that are now being sent to each theatre the manager or whoever attends to the distribution is urged to see that the artists on the bill are suppliedfirst ,: and where there are not enough copies for all the performers it would be advisable to place one copy in each dressing room . Artists . can assist us by not being wasteful of the copies that come to their hands . When you have finished with your copy pass it along to someone else . We want to again urge upon artists that they report to us a...
PULLMAN PORTERS WHO 'HATE' ACTORS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
PULLMAN PORTERS WHO HATE ACTORS Edward Marshall Suggests Reporting All . Cases Where Porters Neglect Theatrical Parties - . By EDWARD MARSHALL Everyone who troupes knows that there is a marked tendency on the part of Pullman ¦ car porters to slight theatrical parties . Let the porter know the occupants of the car are theatrical persons and he doesnt polish the shoes therein , he fails to clean lip the wash rooms before the passengers arise in the morning , he lets you get your ownbaggage out to the platform and he usually disappears into a stateroom or compartment right after : making down his berths , letting the occupants ring . _ their heads off if they want to . Of course there are exceptions to this order of things occasionally , but as a rule the porters lay down when . they get ; a show troupe . Manager , Harris , at Sioux City recently , arranged for a special car for the show , leaving his city for , Minneapolis Wednesday night , July 28 th ; To begin with it it took the Or...
PRESS AGENTS NOT TO HOLD MEET IN AUGUST [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
PRESS AGENTS NOT TO HOLD MEET IN AUGUST Plans Under Way For Gathering of Publicity Clans Later in . Season , However . The proposed meeting of vaudeville publicity men , originally set for New York City the last of August , will not be held this month . Francis P . O . JJeill : of Lynn , Mass ; , who started the movement for an organization of press • agents , has been busy with other duties arid ina recent letter declared his intention of . setting back , the date . He says he : has heard from publicity men in all parts of _ , the country and ¦ : all of them are anxious that he go through with his plans . He has also enlisted the support of Walter Kingsley , John Pollock and other prorhinent New York experts . It is altogether probable that the proposed meeting will be held at the N . V . A . club in October or November , when the weather will be more conducive to travel and enjoyment . A social organization will be formed for the purpose of exchanging ideas and generally cooperati...
TO THE ANGELS OF THE N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
TO THE ANGELS OF THE N . V . A . By EARLE REMINGTON HINES Long do we wander in the wilderness , In search of that vain thing called happiness ; Bruised are our feet , and blistered by the sand , But still we fare on to the Promised Land . A moments rest in some green oasis , A draught of love to quaff , a taste of bliss , Then up and on our way with faces set—Love may be sweet , but oh , the-end s not yet , At last the truth dawns on the soul . We arc but part of one tremendous whole . The J in me must sec the I in you ; ¦ The One in all—the least , the greatest Joo . The end is near , life is once more worth while , When we see Heaven in a baby s smile .
NEWLYWED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
NEWLYWED She s not big enough for a medlun she s too small for a pony and ji out of our Junior N . V . A . class well have to call her the club cht lid . One day last week she told t man In the license bureau at City H that she was more than fourteen i less than twenty-one . He didnt t lleve that her answer to the age qw tlon y / as absolutely correct , but gi them the necessary document . T magistrate was a friend of a frit of the bridegroom and the event « pulled off . to a successful finii They returned to the club soon all and registered as man and wife , i were assigned to the bridal chant de luxe . Glancing at grandfatht clock , Harry realized that It was at : time for him to hustle up to his n tlnee at the Riverside and Grade i sembled a quorum of her pals r spilled the beans . Harry didnt ei confide In his partner and felt entin satisfied that there wouldnt be i rice or old shoe stuff at the theit but a litle bird phoned the news Julius Lemberg and when the boysu on It was t...
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT ( By ARTHUR TERRY ) DETROIT , MICH ., August 8 tl Fried Lew : I think 1 will go home for a coup lt week . All the rest of the . places are cW up . Its about the only chance Ill have get ahead of the railroads before they * the . fares . They are raisin . em just to keep &amp; . of these politicians from runnin around country . Senator Harding says he s going to &lt;* duct his . campaign from his residenceain t heard from Debs yet . Some talk of letting the women vote J fall . After they do vote , half of on J change their mind and want their * back . The Democrats say they wont do * mud-slinging in this campaign . . Guess they figure it will keep en 1 dodgin what . the Republicans throwI will be back in New York aim first of September and you will find the N . V . A . Yours very truly , ARTHUR TERR
| DON'T RIDICULE YOUR OWN PROFESSION [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920
| DONT RIDICULE YOUR OWN PROFESSION By BUEL GABBERT ( The Gabberts ) With the rise of Vaudeville from the medieval storeroom show , into a place of its own , supreme in its particular and favored form of amusement , is it not only right , but wholly fitting that the few things remaining obstructive to its colossal and magnificent progress be eliminated that it may proceed to a still higher estimation iri the public s mind . Rarely can another industry point so proud a finger at its progress as can Vaudeville of today . It fills the newest and best theatres of the land , where people of all classes congregate to see the last word in art and who extol its merits as they pass out the door when the curtain is down . Nothing has been spared — nothing stinted in placing it paramount to all other sorts of amusement . Therefore , is rt riot right but wholly fitting that the artist who depends upon the ridicule of his profession for , his gags and his laughs dig deepinto the archive of humor...