Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(April 4, 1908)
Hoff, J. L.
New York news, pp. 6-7
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Did you exhibit the Film "The Romance of a Fur Country?" If not, get it quick. It's one of the best Films ever seen. bL es. Largest Manufaeturer Philadelphia oU 1t ef Life Motion Picture S. L u i n Machines and Films 27 South Sth St. csige of all the bookings for Klaw & Eltanger's alvanced -audeville, will oien In agenc in t few wieeks. He is well liied by all saudeville performers and his e' enture is bound to be a success. Pastor Holds Celebration. Tony Pastor, the dean of vaudovillk, cele- brated his forty-third anniversary as a New lork manager on March 23, and a special formasnce tas given at his theater on F'ourteenth street in honor of the event. This date also marked the sixtieth aini- ersary of M1r. Pastor as i terformer. Du- is8 his career as a isanager lie inltroduced ny well kiowAn performers to the public for the first time. Lillian Russelt, Nat oodeint, -May Irwin, Charles Evans. Den Ilomipson, Gus Williamts, Francis Wilson ted maniy other stars made their first Ness' York appearance at Mr. Pastor's house. This is the last tweek of Grand Opera at tl anlhattsn Opera house under the dli- rection of Os-car Hammserstein and the last eek but one of the season of the Metro- politian OPera company. A grand testi- fiDill Is Hem cicli (aunriei stas gisen at leIstidtrelisi Opter,-s Iteis lair`US t Marcl 24. t- fa1tsd cretires ft-oti the msanagemient oI theesisilsais at loe e an of this season. The Feuteentth Sirsat theater, whlichl has is's giving moving pictures ott Sunday, d coanged tile policy and now give "sac- HI'ace ets" by vaudeville performers. Hinr' IA'. Savage is arraisging to send a College Widot company to Europa to open In Loidon, on April 20. Frolunans Secure Rights to Play. Daniel atd Charles Frohitais have se- otedthe rights for Eugene Walter's Paid An Fill tor atl foreigin countries crud wsill inake an early production of same in Lon- Iloth ith Annie Russell in the leading role. III m he eantime that play is making an son us hit at the Astor theater under the oti0l, at Vagenhals & Kemper and will Ilikely -un all sumimer. t hillihtaiA. Brady will furniss the atlrac- AL"s tli the Bijoui theater nsext season, telist thie house ins August weith Douglas ithatks in a new comedy and following F. aeg ,gengagemnento of Grace George. F.ZsDIeldy Jr.' anonces that ltsa last rformaionce of The Soul Kiss will be given the Nce artk thsater oir Mci , as (10dais einsist tril immaieiately aftr dagdte or London to fulfill imperative midgeiil'ts Site will return in September "I ill Il inake a tour of the principal 'et iii lirhe SalKis Kolb and Dill ril close at the Circle aereoni ,ril 14 snt still then go on iardsd ith Loneto nov Towi. iGus Ed- N5iii trill oeli his itess' issielal reinssit at that theater as soon as Kolb and Dill Iles 'nt. Harris 'Aill star Edmund Breeze "I he Nereslrais next seasont The ptlay is I1"Edith E'llis Barkser. 1life-size oll paitis amid tso photo- ,laidit hat are much lace-er than life size if ilshet Taliaferro ue the late'st eteccra- Iiiitthe lobby of the Libserty theater. 'iePaIlirO t cs Circus continues to play ~5IN"ellen butsinsess noTies lletrpalitan Opera company an- ,Dne t ohat the next Grand Opera season trill open on Nov. 16, and that the season will last for twsenty wceelks. Ada Lewis Scores with Songs. Ada Leis, who has joined Nearly a Here co0mpany, has been intiroduecing a isuissber of new songs that have miade a hit Yera Michelera wtas absent fro the cast of The Waltz Dream for three days on ac- count of an attack of ptomainie poisoning. ''he Shuberts have secured The Wolf, a new play by ETugeno HValter. and still send it ot tour. Prominent ationg tie1 players still be Willian Courtenay, Walter Hale, Thomas Findlay. Jack Desereaux, Sheridan Block and Ida Concuest. Carlotta Nillson has signed a contract to appear as a star next season under the management of Charles Frohman. The Shuberts will produce Falling Leaves iuring Easter wceek. Among those nuder contract to appear with the company are John TVestley and Harrison Hunter. Richard Carle will put Mary's Lamb ott at the New York theater for a summer season. It will follow The Soul Kiss, which closes ira May- Eugene Walter has signed a contract to svrito a play for Viola Allein for next sea- son. Nothing sutcceeds litre suiccess, atid slince Paid In Full has met stitli sucha a reception ait the Astor thseater lac, has been approached by' every maiager ons Broadway ith a view to writing plays for them. Hippodrome Happnings. A novelty wNas introduced in the program this weel in tla cse of a danciitg nut- her by two- of Hageisbeels's elephants. Thtey do the Mari 'Wido' traltz ddder the di- rection of bthe traliner, Mr. t'ascrig, atid it is a remarlkable lilt. The chorus girls of the Hippodrome gave a ball at Amsterdam Hall on March 21 and it was a big success. Prizes were distrlb- uted for the best costumes. Florence An- toine received the first prize, her costume being that of an old maid; Ethel Faweette eras aarded ial second prize for her char- acterization of Eliza in Uncle Tom' s Cabin, and Maud Kimball captured third prize for her costume of a country Fluffy Ruffles. Miss Eosa L~a Harte. wsio has been thsa prima donna aor three years, laases for Berlin, Germany, at the close of the season hsere tplay a six aeeks' engagement in that eity'. Mistsi atarte. whlo is a inative of Cincinnati, 0., has the best record for appearances in Now York. During the past three years she has played 1,250 times trilliout losing a pterformnce. mns Harris geiferal nrarrolbe man, will be the ianager of one of the lead- ing music halls of Brighton Beach this W. TV. Powrs, wvith his remarkable Iord (-f elephants, lion jitt closed an ortgage- iseist at Clevelaind. 0.. aInti opens at tite Boston H-Tittodroisse for Ion secters. He 'as one of the feature acts at thin house for iuny months. The dresslse rooms secar all decorated stills geena ois St. Patrick's day nsd re- ceptionts were held tsy the performers in all of thecm on that day. High School Horse Killed, Franks Melville's high school horse, Morn- lug, burist a blood tassel on one of the runs on March 23 and his injuries were so seri- ous that he had to be put to death. He was one of the best educated horses in the torld, and Mr. Melville had lately refused an offer of $15,000 for him. The attaches of the Hippodrome gave a beefsteak supper at the Old Elk's House at Twenty-seventh and Broadway on March 21, ishich was attended by many prominent people in the profession. Charles Ross, of Weber's Music Hall; Will West and Jacl Cottoi, of Miss Hook of Holland; TWill Francis. jtnusical director for Charles Froh- man; Richard Golden, Marceline, the droll clown; R. H. Burnside, general stage di- rector of the Hippodrome; Max Green, White Steamer Auto, and Burns 0. Sullivan and Joe Hanahan, assistant stage directors of the Hippodrome, all enjoyed themselves thoroughly and did not leave until a late hour. J. G. Sparks, who takes the role of the Irish policeman in Lady Gay's Garden Par- ty, is an enthusiast on bloodhounds and has lately added another prize winner to tile hnnel The piblication of The Seandalizer, a pa- per formerly issued by tile Hittpodromse at- lames. has been discotinued amd TIE SHOW WOR LD has no taken its ila as the osfiihal organ. A. B. Graham, one of le actorie in fie Battle of Port Arthur. sill resnic iis old position on tte Metrsptoita racetace tis suE r uaner. Reynolds of the Big Voice, Francis Reynolds, the mran trits tie big roic, sill be at Meatdni's. Coney Island this suwmeks g himsef iteresting an- noicdoment about "the ng ride for fire cents." Bas &WEarren has succeeded Sam aser and Edsin Clark leist taen sah place of .i. Hatiea BaRussian generals itsh y at- tle of Port Arthur, A nes folder has been issued at the Hippodrome wghich gives the exact time schedule of each act on the" programa. It trill mtae an interest 1 ng reference sheet for future years. Edwrard Wulff and Isis charming twife, irho wsere big bsits at the Hippodrome all ainter, have scoted heavily ith the Bar- num & Bailey shots' sit Madison Square Gardlen. "leals ilassls tore hsimself assay firen the Hisp~ois ott tire otteing ilet of tsa Barnsurn &~ Bailey shsows and the trout lobbyv looked litre the idesert of Sahara twithouit is, stallug eountenace. The iuiornitta hotirs a tsow devoted to visits to the Rarnttm & Bailey shtows by lisa itifferenst perforimers. The Cossacrs. wh~o liars'lbaen playitig here for elgtst weekrs, started nts their loug rail- eosd 'journey to Buiss. Olula., Ibis trel. Thsey go there to loin 1011 Paniels. The -White Wisigs of -Ness Yorks. com- iiosed of thse employss of the cita' ssho takse care of list streets, ace to have a oroisd benefit at the Hippodromse its Iav. Tha hsouse has bean donated by lta otan- crgernent and the sale of ticksets has hi-en very heavy so far. Mtanuel K~lein hsas strucks the popula, r fancy with his sacred eonceerts amid lucy will be continued for several weeks yet. He has an orchestra of seventy-five people and a number of soloists. ATLAS R. BRANN DEAD. One oftheBest Known Stage Carpenters In Theatrical World Passes Away. Atlas R. Brann, aged 60, known as one of the most acco nplished stage carpenters in the business un til his ratiremncrent fers theatrical life several years ago, died Mon- day, March 16, at the home of his daugh ter, Mrs. Alice Vincent, 1328 Tenth street, Port Huron, Mich., a victim of cancer. "Jerry" Brann was practically brought up in Pike's Opera house, Cincinnati, and was intimately acquainted with Roland Reed, Thomas Keene, Emma Abbott, Tomasso Salvini, Mme. Modjeska, Maggie Mitchell, Lotta, Patti Rosa, Annie Pixley, Mine. Rhea, Nat Goodwin, Sol Smith Russell, Win. Florence, Joseph Jefferson, the elder. Mr. Brann was for fifteen years at the Grand Opera house, Minneapolis, and built alt the scenery for Little's World, which showsed the first raft scene on any stage. He also staged Russell's Peaceful Valley, and cinstructed the scenery and transform- ation for what was said to be the most spectacular production of Uncle Tom's Cabs- in ever seen in Minneapolis. Mr. Brann leaves, besides Mrs. Vincent, a widow and another daughter, Miss Rilla Willard, now playing sfrih Harold Nelson's repertoire company through the Dakotas. By a coincidence M~iss Willard, at the time of her father's death, happened to be play- lug in th- heart of the Black Hills, where Mr. Brann tras severely wounded during the Captain Jack Indian campaign of some thirty years ago, while he was serving in a ca~valry regiiient. C --A CALEHUFF LargestFilmandSlideRentingBureau. Machines, Latest Slides and Supplies. Songs Illustrated. Catalogue free. FourthandGreenSts., Philadelphia,Pa. 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