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MARGARET HALSTON: BEAUTIFUL SHAKESPEARIAN ACTRESS AND FILM STAR | THE CABINET CARD GALLERY

Margaret Halston, in her role in Othello, is the subject of this real photo postcard published by Percy Guttenberg of Manchester, England. The postcard is part of the “Revival Series”… … Continue reading

08/27/2020 · Leave a comment

Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet (1899) | FROM THE BYGONE

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1925) by Lafayette as Hamlet, 1899 More photos via Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet (1899) | FROM THE BYGONE

08/10/2018 · 2 Comments

Vintage Postcard Humor: Big Parts | The Müscleheaded Blog

Photo post. Source: Vintage Postcard Humor: Big Parts | The Müscleheaded Blog

02/18/2016 · Leave a comment

Miss Flora Robson Has a Secret…

Mary Elizabeth Braddon‘s sensational 1862 novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, was first adapted for the stage in 1863. In 1930, Tyrone Guthrie [1900-1971] produced a version for the Cambridge Festival Theatre with Flora Robson as … Continue reading

05/20/2015 · 2 Comments

Twelfth Night at the Lyceum, Illustrated London News, August 16, 1884

Originally posted on The Badger's Sett:
Click to enlargeHenry Irving is pictured centre playing Malvolio. The premier actor-manager of his day, Irving had previously been more famous for his…

08/25/2014 · Leave a comment

Theater RePhotographs

Originally posted on After the Final Curtain:
? Over the years, I’ve come across a number of vintage photographs while researching blog posts for After the Final Curtain.  One resource…

06/09/2014 · Leave a comment

Loew’s Valencia Theatre

Originally posted on After the Final Curtain:
This theater is not abandoned, but I had the chance to shoot it late last year, and I wanted to share the images…

05/27/2014 · 1 Comment

MISS FLORENCE ST. JOHN: ENGLISH ACTRESS AND SINGER POSES FOR HER PORTRAIT IN LONDON, ENGLAND

Originally posted on THE CABINET CARD GALLERY:
Miss Florence St. John (1855-1912) is the subject of this portrait by the London Stereoscopic Company. She was a very well known English…

05/18/2014 · Leave a comment

How Many Stage Managers…?

Allegiance the Musical‘s Facebook page posted this irresistible card. Allegiance, a musical starring George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung, is about a family’s love, loss, and heroism during the Japanese American Internment. Music … Continue reading

04/05/2014 · Leave a comment

Save the Theatre Royal Lincoln

The Theatre Royal Lincoln is one of my favourite regional theatres and where I had my first job in 1978 as an ASM on a touring production of Rattle of a … Continue reading

03/29/2014 · 2 Comments

PORTRAIT OF STAGE ACTRESS VILLA KNOX IN ROLE OF DAISY BLOSSOM (PHOTOGRAPH BY JACOB SCHLOSS)

Originally posted on THE CABINET CARD GALLERY:
This cabinet card has a lot to say. First, the photograph features an actress named Villa Knox. She appeared in productions in the…

03/20/2014 · Leave a comment

My Man Godfrey – Required Viewing

Originally posted on Waldina:
William Powell and Carole Lombard are genius in this 1936 film.  It really must be one of my favorites.  You can watch the entire movie below…

03/08/2014 · Leave a comment

Theatres of Power

Originally posted on Pippa Rathborne's SCRATCH POST:
It was not the artist’s fault that the real king rode into the picture of himself and never came out. Charles I…

02/17/2014 · Leave a comment

The Edinburgh Freestival comedian whose relative pulled cunning stunts involving Virginia Woolf and bottoms | SO IT GOES – John Fleming’s blog

Reblogged from SO IT GOES – John Fleming’s blog “So you’re an aristocrat,” I said to [Al Cowie] after my blog chat with the Freestival Four. “No,” said Al. “I’m the … Continue reading

02/15/2014 · Leave a comment

The Great Dictator (1940) – Charles Chaplin (Darrell Ron Tuffs)

Originally posted on A World of Film:
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel has a doppelganger, a poor but kind Jewish barber living in the slums, who one day, is mistaken for Hynkel.…

12/28/2013 · Leave a comment

The Friday Cartoon: Overheard Outside the Theatre (Phil May, 1899)

Originally posted on The Badger's Sett:
The version of Alice in Wonderland being in the cartoon is presumably the 1899 revival of Clarke, Slaughter, and Hopwell’s musical adaptation 

11/29/2013 · Leave a comment

STAGE ACTOR: JOHN HARE LACKS “THE LEADING MAN LOOK” IN A PORTRAIT BY THE PACH BROTHERS

Originally posted on THE CABINET CARD GALLERY:
This unusual looking gentleman is an English actor and theatre manager named John Hare. John Hare (1844-1921) was born in a town called…

11/24/2013 · Leave a comment

The Best

Originally posted on ChicanePictures:
Eve Best is one of the most compelling British stage actors of her generation, with an unforgettable run of performances over the past decade and a…

11/21/2013 · Leave a comment

The Monday Cartoon: A Disenchantment (Punch, 1890s)

Originally posted on The Badger's Sett:
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11/04/2013 · Leave a comment