American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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Tailor Made Man, The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, Clarence, 39 East, Pollyanna, Guilty Man, Three Faces East, The Call of Youth, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, Marry the Poor Girl, The Penalty of Sin, The Girl Patsy.

1921-22: The Wonderful Thing, Nightie Night, The Ouiji Board, Scandal, Crooked Gamblers, Smilin' Through, The Girl in the Limousine, Turn to the Right, Buddies, Lombardi, Ltd., Linger Longer, Lettie, Daddies, Why Marry?, The Songbird, Smooth as Silk, The Matinee Hero, Shore Acres, Penrod, Three Live Ghosts, Up in Mabel's Room, The Detour, Jim's Girl, Adam and Eva, Peaceful Valley, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Yon Yonson, Forever After, The Haunted House, Parlor, Bedroom and Bath, A Temperance Town, The Ruined Lady, The Hottentot, Sis Hopkins, My Lady Friends, Smilin' Through, The Naughty Wife, Tea for Three, The Bubble.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

The Amusement Bulletin, Portland, 1913.

The Brieflet, Portland, 1903-10.

The Cast, Portland, 1904-5.

The Daily Journal, Portland, 1901-22.

The Daily News, Portland, 1907-12.

The Evening Telegram, Portland, 1901-22.

The Morning Oregonian, Portland, 1901-28.

The Portland Guide and Town Topics, 1903-5.

Rose City Magazine, Portland, 1907-8.

The Spectator, Portland, 1903-22.

Ernst Alice Henson. Trouping the Oregon Country. Portland: Oregon Historical Society, 1961.

Archival Resources:

Eugene, Oregon. The University of Oregon Library (Oregonian Collection). Additional programs, brochures, scrapbooks, and pictures.

Palo Alto, California. The Stanford University Library. Theatre Collection. Miscellaneous programs.

Portland, Oregon. The Oregon Historical Society. Incomplete collection of programs, brochures, scrapbooks, and pictures for the period 1901-22.

W. Kenneth Waters, Jr.

BALDWIN PLAYERS. The Baldwin Players ( Duluth, Minnesota), also known as the Lyceum Players, was organized by Walter S. Baldwin, Sr., who had been hired by Charles A. Marshall, owner-manager of Duluth's Lyceum Theatre. According to the Duluth News-Tribune"the finest stock organization ever assembled in this country" opened its initial run on May 17, 1914 with The Spendthrift by Porter Emerson Browne.

By the second decade of the twentieth century, stock companies were a significant feature of theatre in the United States. Throughout the Midwest almost every community of 10,000 or more had its own stock organization. The Baldwin Players was "Duluth's own." It had been preceded in Duluth by the Ferris Comedians,* the Elliot-Courtnay Stock Company, the Northwestern Opera

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  • Title Page iii
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  • APPENDIX I CHRONOLOGY OF THEATRE COMPANIES 493
  • APPENDIX II THEATRE COMPANIES BY STATE 497
  • Index of Personal Names and Play Titles 501
  • About the Contributors 535
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