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Show world: Christmas number


Patrick, Warren A., Editor
Show world: Christmas number
Vol. 1, No. 26
Chicago, Illinois: Show World Pub. Co. , December 21, 1907
142 pages : illustrations ; 36 cm

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[Cover], pp. [1]-[2]

[Title page], p. [3]

Ups and downs of 45 years with circus: chapter 1, Andress, Charles p. 4

Good circus man knows much, Ringling, Alfred T. pp. [5]-6

Christmas greeting to the profession, Patrick, Warren A. p. 7

Verdict of Chicago is supreme, Kenmore, Charles pp. 8-11

Things theatrical in Empire City, Hoff, J. L. pp. 12-13

Cincinnati amusements booming, Runey, Clarence E. pp. 14-15

A resume and other things musical, McDonald, C. P. pp. 16-18

A reminiscence in pictures of ill-fated Jamestown Exposition [photo montage], p. 19

The mystery of the mirror: the Christmas experience of a player, Ulrich, Charles pp. 20-21

Shylock: martyr hero of destiny, Cooper, Leo pp. 22-23

The cowboy in the drama, Dahlman, James C. pp. 24-25

Variety in Tony Pastor's time, Irwin, May pp. 26-27

Their first Christmas as actors, p. 28

A plea for modern melodrama, Roche, William p. 29

Recollections of early minstrel days, Primrose, George p. 29

Play broker power in theatrical field, Selwyn, Archibald p. 29

Church is no foe of the stage, Vaughan, L. J. pp. 30-31

A tragedy of the circus, Hodge, George M. pp. 32-33

Art of Elizabethan dramatists, Shaw, Bernard p. 34

Two of America's notable parks, east and west [photo montage], p. 35

The grand old man of the menagerie, Brady, James Jay pp. 36-37

Some circus men I have met, Cooke, Louis E. pp. 38-40

Influence of stage is beneficial, Iden, V. Gilmore p. 41

Charity a virtue of all actors, Marks, Adolph p. 42

Chicago producers and dramatic critics [photo montage], p. 43

A year of failures in New York, Browne, Walter pp. 44-45

Chinese drama in United States, Wilson, Iriving M. p. 46

A gallery of stage beauties in drama and vaudeville, p. 47

The love of a circus man: a Christmas story of the "white tops", Coxey, Willard D. p. 48

Distinguished American stage stars in notable caricatures, Hendrick, Z. A. p. 49

Campbell Bros. Show: en tour 1907 [photo montage], pp. 50-51

The sin of self-complacency, Makee, Walter Haynes pp. 52-53

Dixieland and the press, Earl, Harry pp. 54-55

Pittsburg ciritcs discuss art, p. 56

Beecher was friend of the stage, Morris, Clara p. 57

Four officials who are a power in the vaudeville world [caricatures], Hendrick, Z. A. p. 58

Nellie Revell's tribute to her friends: a Christmas greeting, Revell, Nellie p. 59

An unerring witness, Cossar, Walter L. pp. 60-61

Plays and players, p. 61

Jake Sternad's Den, pp. 62-63

The merry maiden, Roche, John Pierre pp. 64-66

North writes of "puppy love", North, Tom p. 67

Great modern amusement parks, Froebel, August pp. 68-69

Big boy's first pants and circus (by a retired circus man), p. 70

More than 1,200 faces in this remarkable multi-photograph [photographs, circus people], p. 71

Great moving picture industry, Streyckmans, Hector J. pp. 72-75

Hygienic advantages of roller skating, Barnes, Edwin B. pp. 76-77

Famous American and English amusement parks [photograph montage], pp. 78-79

American musical comedies for London, pp. 80-82

Gleanings from the Chicago Rialto, p. 83

Prosperous year in Quaker City, Makee, Walt pp. 84-87

Moving picture men form big association, pp. 88-91

Roller skating rinks, pp. 92-94

Nellie Revell: the girl who says things, Revell, Nellie p. 95

With the white tops: news of the tent shows, pp. 96-99

Tom North's gossip, North, Tom pp. 100-101

Raymond's weekly budget: professional news and comment, Raymond, Edward pp. 102-103

Burlesque, p. 103

Routes, pp. 104-113

Business directory, pp. 114-115

Christmas show news form the leading theatrical communities [Correspondence], pp. 116-117

Romantic story of the dirigible baloon [balloon], Dilger, W.H. pp. 118-119

Correspondence [continued], pp. 120-121

Playlet's the thing in modern vaudeville, Burnett, Jack p. 122

Romance of the lives of popular players, p. 123

Correspondence [continued], pp. 124-126

Chicago vaudeville, p. 127

Correspondence [continued], pp. 128-135

National Alliance Bill Posters and Billers of America, pp. 136-[140]

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