American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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mond, Grace LaRue, Barbara Luddy, Tom Moore, Lucille Nikolas, Eugene O'Brien, Cameron Prud'homme, Jason Robards, Sr., Florence Roberts, Gay Seabrook, Eddy (Eddie) Waller, Dale Winter.

Other Performers at the Hollywood Playhouse: Harry Adams, Frances Beranger, Flora Bramley, Barlowe Borland, Anita Calfot (also Calfort), John Cassidy, Lillian Kemble Cooper, Olive Cooper, Ronny Davis, Cyril Delavanti, Joseph deStefani, William Dills, James Durkin, Dorothy Dwan, Elwyn Eaton, Caroline Ebner, Helen Ferguson, Brenda Fowler, Manuel Galea, Kenneth Gamet, Katherine Givney, Gale Gordon, Lillian Harmer, Lloyd Howard, Joanne Kent, Helene Kleeb, Margaret Landis, Walter Law, William Lawrence, Marion Lord, Emily Lowry, Natalie Moorhead, Zita Moulton, Charlotte Munier, Jessamine Newcomb, Bram Nossen, Gordon Orme, Walter Percival, Kathryn Prather, David Randolph, Ina Rourke, Montague Shaw, Teru Shimadu, Eric Snowden, Grace Stafford, Zeffie Tilbury, Fred Trowbridge, Marie Wells, J. Irving White, Gayne Whitman, Ruth Willard, Isabel Withers.


REPERTORY

The El Capitan Theatre:

1927-28: Laff That Off, What Ann Brought Home, Pigs.

1928-29: Two Girls Wanted, New Brooms, The Show-Off, The Baby Cyclone, The Shannons of Broadway, So This Is London.

1929-30: Lightnin', Courage, Burlesque, Dancing Mothers, The First Year, She Couldn't Say No, The Shelf, Abraham Lincoln, The Boomerang.

1930-31: Ladies of the Jury, Let Us Be Gay, Broken Dishes, Love 'Em and Leave 'Em, Brothers, Nancy's Private Affair, To the Ladies, Tea for Three, The Poor Nut, Parlor, Bedroom and Bath, Michael and Mary, Elmer the Great, Torch Song, The Butter and Egg Man, That's Gratitude.

The Hollywood Playhouse:

1928-29: Lombardi, Ltd., The Best People, The Lady Next Door, Daddies, Mother's Millions, This Thing Called Love, Danger, The Big Pond, The Masquerader, The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, Cooking Her Goose, Girl Trouble, The Climax, Dear Me.

1930: It Pays to Advertise, Salt Water, Helena's Boys, Holiday, The Gorilla.

The President Theatre:

1928-29: Tommy, Why Men Leave Home, The Wooden Kimono, The Nightstick, Take My Advice.

1929-30: The Skull, The Bad Man, Skidding, The Hindu, The Arabian, The Sap, Shavings, Remote Control, That Ferguson Family, The Cat and the Canary, Give and Take, Your Uncle Dudley, Blue Ghost, Elizabeth Sleeps Out, The Whispering Gallery, Crime.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

Los Angeles Evening-Express, March 13, 1923-December 31, 1929.

Los Angeles Examiner, January 1, 1920-December 31, 1929.

Los Angeles Times, January 1, 1919-March 15, 1931 (and other and later editions).

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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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