Clyde Fitch and His Letters

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ABBOTT, DOCTOR LYMAN, encouragement from, 36
Actor, early talent as an, 18
Adams, Maude, 77; Fitch dines with, at St. Moritz, 216-217 Letters from: 218, 219-221, 223, 250
Alexander, George, English producer, 91
Allen, Viola, as Mistress Betty, 102; 296
Amateur Club, The, of boyhood days, 6
"American Duchess, An", at work on, 82; production and failure of, 88; 95
Ames, Winthrop, revival of "The Truth" by, 353
Amherst College, matriculates at, in 1882, 16; student days at, 17-29; popular at, 17, 20
Anderson, Percy, designs costumes for "Captain Jinks", 178; and costumes for "The Toast of the Town", 296
Antiques, first indulgence in the search for, 42-43
Antoine, the French-Swiss valet, 87 "April Weather", letter from Sol Smith Russell regarding, 75-76; completion of, 80; rehearsing, 86-87; a failure in New York, 94, 95
"Artful Anticks", Herford's characteristic verse and caricature with a copy of, 130-132
"BACHELOR, THE", completion of, 340; sent to Frohman, 342; uncertainty regarding, 343; 367; rehearsing, 368 Baker, Professor George R., of Harvard, 85
"Barbara Frietchie", 3, 97; inception of, 143-144; Marlowe's liking for character of, 146; in rehearsal, 153; premiU+00E8re of, in Philadelphia, 155- 157; 177
Bard, Albert S., on Fitch's contributions to college life, 28
Barry, John D., of the San Francisco Call, quoted, 96
Barrymore, Ethel, in "Captain Jinks", 178 Letter from: 289 John, in the cast of "Glad of It", 254; in "Toddles", 356
Bartlett, Doctor, Fitch's New York physician, 210
"Bat, The." See "BACHELOR, THE"
"Beau Brummell", 28; negotiations for writing of, 48; Mansfield urges speed on, 50; vacillation of Mansfield as to production of, 52-53; completion and success of, 53-55; controversy as to authorship of, 60, 65-68; contract for writing of, 68
Beckwith, Carrol, beginning of friendship with, 46, 47 Mrs. Carrol, 47. Letter to: 77
Belasco, David, letter from, 367
"Beloved Prince, The", an adaptation from the French, 336
"Berenson's Model", a child's story, 46
"Betty's Finish", read to Rosina Vokes, 53; 57; bought back and sold to
Boston Museum, 62and note
"Betty Singleton", Emma Eames Story suggests opera from, 292
Bingham, Amelia, acquires "The Climbers", 174; 175; and "The Frisky Mrs. Johnson", 212, 224
"Bird in the Cage, The", 224, 227, 228, 229, 239
Birnbaum, Martin, at "Quiet Corner", 332 Letters to: 334, 340, 380


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