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Page 68 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
Vlumo 40 i : i Murray Hill . MORRIS BAER 13 G 7 BROADWAY . Musicians and Singers for Restaurants . Entertainments of every description arrangod for Clubs , Fraternal Organizations and House Parties . REAL PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS AND REPROS for Lobby Display at Prof . Prices . THE SOMIMER STUDIO 210 N . 8 th ST ., PHILADELPHIA . Leading Theatrical Studio for 80 Years ,
LOOK WHOSE HERE ! [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
LOOK WHOSE HERE ! MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY ffiW TEAR Many people in this country will be interested to know that Jules Tissot and his charming wife are still alive and playing in vaudeville houses . Many years ago they came to this country and introduced here the living marionettes and a cat duet . In the early eighties they opened at Atlantic City for one week and proved so popular that they remained at one house there for the whole summer . Although the place they worked was a German beer garden , fashionable people flocked there from all parts of the city . After remaining in this country for ten years they went on the other side of the seas and since that time have been playing in Europe . At last accounts they were playing in Birmingham , England , and they are still doing the same old specialty . They have had many imitators but nobody ever sang that cat duet just like the Tissot did .
ORPHEUM ORTHOGRAPHS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
ORPHEUM ORTHOGRAPHS While in London , Mr . Martin Beck entered into an agreement with John Tiller for the exclusive American presentation of the Tiller Ballet over the Orpheum Circuit . Mr . Tiller is recognized as the foremost ballet master in England and is well known in America . The first Pony Ballet to be seen in this country was a product of the Tiller School and The Eight Palace Girls , now on the Orpheum Circuit , is one of his productions . Mile . Camille Ober , the petit Parisian star who scored an emphatic hit on the Orpheum Circuit two years ago , has just arrived in New York on the S . S . Lusitania for a return tour of the Orpheum Circuit . Mile . Ober has an entirely new repertoire of songs and will undoubtedly repeat the emphatic success she scored on her previous visit . At each of the cities where Ada Reeve , the delightful English serio-comic , has appeared during her Orpheum tour , the demand for returning engagements has been so great that Mr . Martin Beck has a...
HE GETS THE RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
HE GETS THE RECORD In a letter to THE PLAYER , inspired by a story concerning poor business for Uncle Tom s Cabin , which played to $ 11 gross , at Springfield , 111 ., recently , Col . Willard G . Stanton , resident manager of the Castle Square theater , Lynn , Mass ., sets up a valid claim for the brass ring : A few years ago , he writes , 1 was the pioneer traveling manager through Maine . Once upon a time I played a town called Waterville to the magnificient sum of 55 cents with a piece called The Battle of Manila ; a company of eight people , one man ahead and myself . Prior to the opening of the doors that night , a lady made a slide for life by her teeth down 400 feet of rope with a roman candle in each hand . A band played The Washington Post March while 3 , 000 people looked on in bewilderment , expecting every moment to see her dashed to pieces on the rocks below . We opened the doors and took in the amount stated above . John F . Kane and Midie Donohue , now past presiden...
CLAIM FAIR WAS NAUGHTY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
CLAIM FAIR WAS NAUGHTY YORK , Pa ^ , Dec . 18 . —Word has reached here that the Auditor General of the State will hold up the annual appropriation of $ 1 , 000 to the York County Agricultural Society on the ground that gambling and other illegitimate offenses were committed here .
HARRY MARRIES TIENA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
HARRY MARRIES TIENA Last week Harry Rapf married Tiena Uhlfelder , in this city , and the happy couple are now on a wedding trip . Harry was formerly connected with Gus Edward s publishing house , but is now a producer of vaudeville acts . Tiena was formerly the bookkeeper for Mr . Edwards .
POLICE BAR FILMS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
POLICE BAR FILMS WILMINGTON , Del ., Dec . 16 . —The agitation over the fake films of the Italo-Turkish war reached a point here today when a mob of Italian citizens threatened to destroy a theater where they were advertised for exhibition . The police ordered the proprietor to stop the showing of the films and all posters advertising them were destroyed .
"LORD" SANGER'S OBSEQUIES WERE MOST IMPRESSIVE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
LORD SANGERS OBSEQUIES WERE MOST IMPRESSIVE England s Murdered Circus Owner Buried with Every Mark of Respect and Public Esteem . LONDON , Dec . 5 . —The funeral cortege of Lord George Sanger today left Park Farm , North Finchley , near London , at eight , all heads being bared as the flower-laden casket proceeded to Holborn Viaduct Station , where it entrained to Margate . In the large aseembly of relatives Mr . and Mrs . John Sanger represented the only Sanger circus now running . W . W . Freeman attended as a representative of Ringling Brothers and the Barnum show . At Margate hundreds of people lined the funeral route for two miles . The floral tributes were so numerous that Sangers Hall-by-the-Sea was opened to receive and display them . They were picturesque exceedingly . Three were horse heads in white chrysanthemums , the eyes and mouths of crimson flowers , with scarlet ribbons for reins . There was a boar s head in brown chrysanthemums , with violet eyes , from The Great U...
BIG TIM FOR CONGRESS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
BIG TIM FOR CONGRESS Timothy D . Sullivan has positivelyannounced that he will be a candidate for Congress from his old district , situated on and near the Bowery , and such a statement from him is equivalent to an election . He announces that ^ he will be better able to hold down a Congressional position now , as it looks as if the Democrats would be in power , shortly , and that he would not represent a hopeless minority , as he did when in Washington before . He also states that his theatrical experience has broadened him and he is much better acquainted with the country now than he was before . Mr . Sullivan is a member of the firm of Sullivan &amp; Considine , who control the big vaudeville circuit of the West . He makes frequent trips of inspection to every house on the circuit .
AGAINST "MEN ONLY" SHOWS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
AGAINST MEN ONLY SHOWS OTTUMWA , la ., Dec . 18 . —Aroused over the booking of burlesque shows , which advertised that they were fon Men Only , the . women s clubs have sent a petition to Councils asking for regulations against all shows . The ordinance was so sweeping in its declarations that it was killed at first reading as it would have closed every theater and moving picture house in this part of the country . In part the ordinance prohibited any exhibitions wherein there are shown , exhibited or represented any murder or firing buildings , or pictures of any criminals in prison garb , prison scenes or escaping convicts , or attempts at murder , or people tied in chairs , or gags in or around people s mouths , or stabbing or holding people at bay with fire arms , or scenes of choking , or pictures of violent deaths or acts , blowing of safes or robberies , or any other unlawful and felonious acts , or drinking or tottering drunkards , or gambling or dueling , or inside pictures...
Page 70 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
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MANY NEW THEATERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
MANY NEW THEATERS During the past week reports have come of many new theaters to be erected in various parts of the country . Notwithstanding the fact that newspapers and managers have been claiming that the country has too many theaters , capitalists seem to think otherwise , and are spending their money in these new projects . The vaudeville theaters of the country have all been making money and many of these new houses will be devoted to that class of entertainment . In Cincinnati a new theater , to be called The American , is to be erected on Walnut street , in the business section of the city . It will have a seating capacity of 1 , 700 . In Youngstown , O ., plans have been completed for the new theater which is to be devoted to vaudeville . It will have a seating capacity of 1 , 400 , exclusive of the gallery . In Dayton , O ., E . W . Hanley is creeling a theater with a capacity of 1 , 800 , which will be ready to open in September , 1912 . San Francisco is to have a new hou...
SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL LONDON , Dec . 9 . —A powerful appeal is published today by the imposing Shakespeare Memorial Theater Committee , whose chairman is Sir Thomas Crosby , M . D ., the sturdy octogenarian Lord Mayor of the City of London . Their scheme is for a big endowed national theater for the year 1916 , the tercentenary of Shakespeares death . At one time the project heavily dragged , but the committee has been encouraged by a magnificent contribution from one donor of $ 350 , 000 , while lesser contributions have been received and promised . Contributions from America or any part oi the world may be sent to the Shakespeare Memorial Committee , Whitehall House , Charing Cross , S . W .