laine, August Habeck, Frances Hall ( 1928-29), Doris Haslett, Russell Hicks ( 1928-29), Harry Horne, Louise Jackson, James Jewell, Hilda Kessler ( 1927-28), Louis Kracke, Ralph Kreis, Edith Leitner, Donald McGinnis, Burton Mallory, Ruth Millen, Albert Moore, June Mullins ( 1928-29), S. H. Norell, Margaret Ripley, Byron Sankey, Paul Scott, Robert Smiley, Mathew Smith, Collard Tuthill, Jr., John Vosburgh ( 1928-29), Malcolm Warmack.
1926-27: The Best People, The Last Warning, The Family Upstairs, Smilin' Through, Just Married, The Broken Wing, The Goose Hangs High, Civilian Clothes, Why Men Leave Home, It's a Boy, The Show-Off, The Patsy, Getting Gertie's Garter, Three Wise Fools, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, Kick In, Little Miss Bluebeard, Applesauce, The Gorilla, One of the Family, Rain.
1927-28: The Little Spitfire, LaffThat Off, Spring Cleaning, The Whole Town's Talking, The Outsider, Naughty Cinderalla, What Ann Brought Home, Nothing but the Truth.
1928-29: Adam and Eva, Married-and-How, Lilac Time, Tommy, Abie's Irish Rose, The Ghost Train, The Alarm Clock, Mary's Other Husband, Seventh Heaven, The First Year, The Trial of Mary Dugan, Jimmie's Women, The Big Pond, Nightstick, Take My Advice, The Meanest Man in the World, The Girl from Childs, Silence, The Gold Diggers.
Elmira Advertiser, 1926-29.
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Dean Elmer Jr. "Days of Mozart." Chemung Historical Journal 16 ( June 1971): 2027- 33.
Mari Kathleen Fielder
MANHATTAN/CLAYTON BURNLSON PLAYERS. A new resident stock company opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 21, 1915. This company, called the Manhattan Players, leased the Dixie Theatre, located in the hilly, industrial section of Philadelphia known as Manayunk. Manayunk is located on the Schuylkill River, west of Roxborough, and forms the city's westernmost boundary at that point. The area is approximately ten miles from the city's central business district. In the early twentieth century it was difficult to reach by public transportation. A permanent theatre company for the area was a promising idea, since it was so isolated from the city's prominent touring houses. It was also removed from the city's competing stock companies, the George Arvine Stock Company* at the American Theatre in North Philadelphia and the Knickerbocker Players* in West Philadelphia. Furthermore, Manayunk was populated by the working class who generally could not afford either the city's "first-class attractions" or additional transportation costs. Of course, the