Behind the Scenes with Edwin Booth

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CONTENTS
FOREWORD , BY MINNIE MADDERN FISKExi
I. TARING UP MY BARRETT CONTRACT3
II. MY FIRST BOOTH REHEARSAL7
III. THE OPENING NIGHT19
IV. INVITING MR. BOOTH TO SUPPER33
V. A PHOTOGRAPH AT MINNEHAHA FALLS42
VI. SHYLOCK'S DAUGHTER49
VII. MR. BOOTH TAKES HIS CURTAIN CALLS57
VIII. THE BROKEN MIRROR69
IX. THE ORCHESTRA ON THE STAGE74
X. 'SHE SPOILED HIS SCENE'82
XI. 'SANTA CLAUS' PLAYS MARION DE LORME IN PHILADELPHIA86
XII. WASHINGTON COMES TO BALTIMORE94
XIII. THE 'DAVID GARRICK'104
XIV. ROLLING WESTWARD113
XV. CIPHERS WITHOUT RIMS119
XVI. DARNING MR. BOOTH'S SOCKS126
XVII. THE SAN ANTONIO MATINÉE134
XVIII. A LESSON IN SMOKE RINGS140
XIX. THE SAN FRANCISCO FIRE BOY146
XX. ONE OF MR. CHASF'S 'CONFIDENCES'154
XXI. 'BOOTH OPENS TONIGHT'162
XXII. MR. BOOTH WEARS A WIG IN HAMLET169
XXIII. APPLAUSE IN SAN FRANCISCO176
XXIV. A HOLIDAY AFLOAT184
XXV. MINNIE MADDERN189

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