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Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(May 1, 1909)

DeWolf Hopper happily cast in the Pied Piper,   pp. 20-24


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20                 THE  SHOW  WORLD              May1, 190(ka0
ACTS
W
VAUDE
30
-OPEN
in the So
cept the
Houses
kansas, (
WEEKS
AIR THEATRES-
MANAGERS
uth, xe are now ready to ac-
booking of 5o more Vaudeville
n Louisiana, Mississippi, Ar-
)klahoia and Texas.
WRITE US NOW
Playing Vaudeville and
This Associa
WANT
Free Acts==Sen
Immediate
NOTHING T
Managers of ParKs, Fairs, Celebrati
Association for All Amusem
Concessions, B
MOVING PICTURE MANA
UNITED ASSOCIATION OF V
General Offices, EIGHTH FLOO
Long Distance Phone Main 4061 NEW ORLEA
Private Branch Exchange
ANTED
ILLE
Booking Through  19WEEKS
tion.           STAN DAR D THEATRES
ED               PERFORMERS
the World Over, we want Good Actt
sational  wve  offer compensation  for value rc-
. ceceived. I'he quality of you, :wr \\
rime       be the essence of your success.
)O  BIG         WRITE US NOW
ons of the South, Write This
ents, Free Attractions,
ands, Etc.
GERS, "GET HEPT."
AUDEVILLE MANAGERS
R, MAISON BLANCHE,
NS   LA              Capital Stock, $250,000
N, L                 Incorporated
KINEMATOGRAPHIC EXPO
PLANNED FOR LONDON.
Films,Projecting Machines andd cther
Apparatus to be Exhibited in
English City Next July.
if ipreseii i it plani  d o  no i t  fail ith rii
w\ill be a big expoition inl thaseitn
cciitciliciilic   il xc y \utcl\\l
lii)c   t li to  il  it.J l s  it \ti-
ciomelprisi iihi iOf Optica aparat-
5s, kiinenasstr  ahci xxiIii s.  terll
togrcsants iiicit, jraiiiic OutiI ti ii
eliral. (Illheirt Pi  ace its ceti
eculred for the event.
There : has C ne )rCeen  ;t r'eproSenta-
tive exiiition of kineiatograpi  ini
lldonl aidti tihic oie
seemsll  assurled.  Thore  w\ill ble  special
sections for tie display of iecently-
execuited filmls, siniging pictures. slides.
etci.,  aid  de n siltratinxis tf  kincinla-
tographs, lan1ternls, projectors anld the
like. A department i to be divotii e
to recent inventions aned pateits ii
thi.s  field.  Aw\ards  \%ill  iniclude  di-
plomas for gold, silrad bronize
iiedals a, wetCll as ionorable mentions.
hIre executive Committee has ni-
trusted  Messrs. IlrowN a d lernard
Ltd., lOCaLted  inl  thle  We(stinghIOute 'C
building. Norfolk street. Strad, with
tie  allotillent  of spaces  and  locations
for exhibitors an d thi y hiave reserved
mnyI- Cihoice spaces for Amiericac ap-
ph1e2 t ofcial  prOspectus  is  tniic \  inl
course of preparation-
New Theater.
Jacksonv\ille. Fla., Npril  ?t
Ed(na Alay Spooner formially Opened
thle Dixie theater. aLt Dixieland Par-k,
to  the  public, w\ith  a  stronig  cast.  Oni
accouint of the park beingio across the
rivecr, MIiss Spoonecr's ticket prices or
20  ando :!(o  cents  inlcludeIs  fernl-age  both l
xxways. IHer first night eabilihed Ii
precedent at the park, tor hndiliireds
xcrc tirnied a .-E1 LS.
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DeWOLF HOPPER HAPPILY
CAST IN THE PIED PIPER
He Is Glad to Get Out of the One-Night Stands and Chicago is
Glad to Welcome Him.
f  til  1  0c11i l 1  tani 1  gliadt ot  le  il
: bi- citx aind Chicago i. glad to ilave
him11 anld such anl excellent production
a r ings inl The Pied Piper.
Ii his clirtail spech xiidi   iht
lIi. opper referred to the trial af
miiiniiig  onc-niiht  stand.  ii1  cx-
pressed his delight at relaiining ill
.Iicago for two   xeck-.  Fromi  the
reception given the colipally iin the
openinig  ighit it looks like Mr. 110p-
per might reimain several wxceks at
the Garrick and have a cotintiance
of the crmxeded hiouses whlicli liave
been the rule this xxeek. if the Shn-
herts cared to iold him icre.
After making ;i speech which xxas
as intich enjoyed by the audience as
in act of the siihowx\. Mr. Flopper caime
oult again and rcited Casey at the
Itl,  as olli  lie  c  it  recite  I.
Thue Pied Piper give, icr. Hopper t
conugenial role.   It periits him lito
amuse old aiid youg iiid thiit is ill
lie cares to do. Iliere ire ian   iio
assert tlat licac uild iiv    seriltis
dramnatic roic iind iii it xxcii. 'Iiiat
-tatemlent is granitedl, ftor nothing is
more serious than pri-iding comedy
aMid the sooner othier comedians gixe
s;eriouis atteittiiu to ieiig iiiiisinl;,
ie exerv   ii.- carefu l stiv aiih
every line the pirOper iidlectioni to find
favor with the auidience. tile sooner
there xxili he comedians xxto can le
placed in Air. 11ipper's class.
TFhe coilpai  xxiiichi supports Mr.
Hopper is a capable one. -aeil om-
iianinit is as swxect a bit of femininity
is ex-er pit her feet on the Garrick
stage. She has personality enough to
i  famillce fo i f a doze llnutiical
eiiiiiedx  fiixiiitcs  amid  sinigs  and
dances iicely.  Florence Nasi pro-
xides thiat class of cimieci wx-hich is
seldomi ieen icitn musical coliedy aild in
tiis instance greatil  enjoyed.   1ler
Ilizzie Dzyx reemible  the Ioxxery
girl scen ii otier inaisical -iiowxs to
tile least extent but i. certain to ttu
imiore favor wxitli the class of people to
xxhioin Nir. lopper appeals.
William  Cameron, ). L. akcr ani
Exdwiard lieron  assist in  providing
comcdy and do a dance in one act
xiici is ver clever
Tile chorus is exceptionially    well
trained and does it. wxork    without
apparently realizing tht it is possible
to  attract  attention   to  individual
niicim-s.--E. E. -1.I
Leath at Richmond.
Riclimod. Va., April 27.
Thitiomas G. Leath, presilent of tile
LeathI Tieatrical Company, xxhici conII-
trols all the first-class theaters in Vir-
ginia. is back from  Palmi  Beach, Fla.
xxhere he spent thex xintcr in his cot-
tage.    Mr. Leath is the -Nestor oi
soutitiern theatrical oirveyors, being inl
p)Oint of Lctixe service the oldest tileater
raind mi  aniagier ill Dixie.-GOLD-
-IN
Under Advisement.
lostoi,  ass.,.1pril 26.
Judge Fox ini the di-orce court took
under advisciient the divorce action of
)Irs. hi. Farquilar  Bergen, heiress,
agaiiist Thurlow   Bergei, the   N cx
ork latinee idol.-LOUT.
SYNDICATE MAY BOOK
SOME SALACIOUS SHOWS.
Rumored that David Belasco Will
Come into Campto Get a Route
for The Easiest Way.
Tle Svndicate nav ciange its de-
cisiiin in regard to salacious show
and give The Easiest Way a rout>
No less ain atthority tian tle Mori
iil,  Tce  itilli  xxiiiciii i i regtdcl i
,Ilc ixIax  & 1rangcr ii-c.- -lict, ciii
tainls thlis itemn:
Iic  route for 1 raice  Starrt il
Illc I  i   llat \ix  xill  i t te  coe
arranged in Chiarles Os-ood  Ofce.
I)avid  elasco hIas alraIdy bookel
Blanche ii Ites in The  ,ihting Hlp
inl syndicate houses and it is rtniorel
that Bclasco will tumble into the s1l-
(licate calimp, bag  ind hitggage  -
soon as his contract wxiti the Sli-
herts expires. The agreemieit hlas ai
year yet to run.
Big Business for Gilpins.
Harrisburg, Ill., April 22
I'c  Gilpins,  Ilypnotists,  showedl
here all last week at the local o
hotuse and broke the house recorI ill
attencdance. S. R 0. signs were lt
out most every night tin ti o or ttr
nigihts crox-ds were turnied axay. fit
nianager of the opera ioii v xou\liiIi
glad to get a return elngacient iia
lii next xear and feels confie il!
ie( cll -get the croxxds agiil. Tr. Gii-
piii says this i     a the jillccil titit ho
ii xici lielhias broken the recorl it
ate<dance this season. lie xxvii
()iicx froiiihiere.
Ihc Royal Slaveplayi here Tec
day to a crowded iouse and was I'i
of the best shows of the season. ha
scellerv aind costiuenis xxere approlpri-
ate to the play.-BARTON.
Opens Decoration Day.
St. Pal.  -,I lna,_  April 26,
Tile James Neill stock comipanly li
opell  its  regilar  suillimer  :  1 iiat i
Metropolitan.   Suna,    May   30-
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