EPHEMERA:

Cards, Film Programs, Fliers, Letters, Magazine Articles,
Newspaper Clippings, Photos, Trade Papers, Misc.


      

CARDS:

sales card for recordings from
Seven Year Itch

found in program

Twelfth Night /
January 13

1941

Publicity postcard of Anna Lucasta

found in program

Anna Lucasta /
April 1

1946

Sherman Billingsley
(The Stork Club owner) business card

found in program

Pal Joey /
April 28

1952

Fanny courtesy card signed by
David Merrick and Joshua Logan

found in program

Fanny /
December 27

1954

Preview card for ANTA Theatre

found in program

Portrait of A Lady /
December 24

1954

Actors Fund Blood Bank notice

found in program

Oliver

1964

Establishment Theatre mailing card

found in program

The Mad Show /
January 18

1966


FILM PROGRAMS:

Gayety Theatre (Chicago)

2 identical programs
w/ ad for
Devil's Harvest (Marijuana)

also:
The Woman of the Town, In Old Monterey, Crime Doctor, Undercover Man, Bar 20, Shadow of a Doubt, Pinto Bandit, Univited, Bandit Trail
and
After Midnight With Boston Blackie

1942

Rivoli Theatre (Newark, NJ)

film program w/ ad for
5 - Big Acts of High-Class Vaudeville - 5

also:
The Desert Price, The Man On The Box,
The Little Giant, The Wall St. Whiz,
Flaming Waters

1926


FLIERS:

Vaudeville and Film at Grand Prairie School

performance flier

film: Wild Cat Jordan

1924

c. 1925 Empress Theatre Vaudeville and Film Flier

performance flier

film: The Blood Test

c1925

1931 Los Angeles Belasco Theatre Flier

performance flier

Tomorrow and Tomorrow

1931

Stage Relief Fund flier for
Call It A Day

found in program

Boy Meets Girl / May 4

1936

Eva LeGallienne

performance flier

A Doll's House and
Hedda Gabler

1934

Katherine Cornell

performance flier

Candida and
Wingless Victory

1937

Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo flier

standard promotional brochure

San Francisco

1940s

Brooklyn U.S.A. flier

found in program

Let's Face It /
January 5

1942

Figaro

NYC Metropolitan Opera

found inside Chicago Stagebill / February 27

1943

Belasco Theatre (Decision) and Fulton Theatre (Peepshow) fliers

found in program

Pygmalion /
December 31

1945

Theatre Inc. flier

found in program

Pygmalion /
December 31

1945

Home of the Brave flier

found in program

State of the Union /
February 11

1946

Crime and Punishment flier

found in program

Born Yesterday /
March 31

1947

Time For Elizabeth flier

found in program

Command Decision /
September 6

1948

Joy to the World flier

found in souvenir program of Medea

Plymouth Theatre

1948

NYC RKO Palace flier

publicity flier

Vaudeville

1950

Mike Madill

publicity flier

Song & Dance Act

1950s

Can-Can flier

found in program

Wonderful Town /
April 6

1953

"Broadway Answers Selma" / April 4, 1965

benefit concert flier

(w/quotes from from
Barbra Streisand's and
Martin Sheen's websites)

1965


LETTERS:

Werner ballet shoes

advertising letter

San Francisco, CA

1925

MAGAZINE ARTICLES:

"Ainslee's Magaine -
The Wonder of Vaudeville"

Richard Duffy

January 1901 issue of Ainslee's Magazine

1901

"Saturday Review" article: How Many Inches To The Heart Of A Child?"

Henry Hewes

found in January 3 program
of The Bad Seed

1955

"Encore - Black Theaters"

Glenda Fauntleroy

from Summer issue of "Preservation"
(National Trust for Historic Preservation)

2012

"Houdini Made Magic On Third"

Mark Muckenfuss

from (Riverside, CA) Press Enterprise; Sunday, August 25

2013


NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS:

clipping of Ethel Barrymore

in costume for
Roast Beef Medium

found in program for
The Off Chance (1918)

1913

clipping for B. F. Keith's Vaudeville program

shows listing for
Yellow Peril (possible Japanese-American war)

Indianapolis News

1913

The Hindu touring company

starring
Walter Whiteside

San Bernardino Sun

1925

undated clipping of
Maurice Evans (as Falstaff)

found in program

King Henry IV, Part I / January 30

1939

Virginia MacWatters

photo showing newly-dyed blonde hair

publicity for
Mr. Strauss Comes to Boston

1945

undated clipping showing Ziegfeld Theatre stage set for Porgy and Bess

found in program

Porgy and Bess / March 10

1953

GM Motorama of 1953

Trade Show

from Mike Madill Collection

1953

Johnson & Madill

1950's nightclub "terp" act

from Mike Madill Collection

mid-1950's

review of
No Time For Sergeants

Nixon Theatre

Pittsburgh, PA / January

1958

Southern California's First Opera House
(San Bernardino)

clipping

Press-Enterprise
(Riverside, CA)

2010

"Broadway In Small Doses" & "Broadway In Prime Time"

television reviews

New York Times / January

2012

"San Bernardino Story"

San Bernardino Sun; Feb. 2012

the connection of a local tragedy to the final storyline of West Side Story

2012

clipping of Elaine Stritch

in film documentary
Shoot Me

San Bernardino Sun

March 8, 2014


PHOTOS:

Lithograph of Vicar of Wakefield
Henry Irving and Ellen Terry

Vicar of Wakefield

bought as photo at auction

c1885

photo of Elsie DeWolfe
(American actress & designer)

costume believed to be from Thermidor

photo cut fom scrapbook (bought at auction)

c1891

photo clipping of concertmaster
Luigi Von Kunits, Pittsburgh Orchestra

Sheridan

found in program

1905

photo of Burgess Meredith
and Peggy Ashcroft

High Tor

from program of
Wingless Victory / February 22

1937

La Americana
photo sheet of actresses;
c.1890 (30 photos, hand-tinted)

stage & vaudeville

proof sheet / February 22

1937

photo of Helen Hayes

in costume for
Victoria Regina

small (3x5")
newspaper clipping

1938


POSTCARDS:

Abie's Irish Rose

Los Angeles Belasco Theatre / 1944

starring Robert Green and Louise Snyder

Pantages Theatre

Los Angeles / 1920

401-421 W. 7th St - LA

West Lake Theatre

Los Angeles / 1953

638 S. Alvarado Street - LA


TRADE PAPERS:

B.F. Keith's Theatre News

Volume 5 / #81 (Philadelphia)

April 5

1909

B.F. Keith's Theatre News

Volume 5 / #84 (Philadelphia)

April 26

1909

B.F. Keith's Theatre News

Volume 28 / #43 (Washington, D.C.)

June

1926

Lester Lonergan Dramatic News

Volume 1 / #8 (New Bedford)

December

1911

West Coast Theatre Publications

Volume 1 / #22 (San Diego)

May

1928


MISC:

Keith Theatre

Boston

souvenir guide book

1894

Charlotte Cushman Club

Philadelphia

scrapbook

1888-1896

Camille

French-English translation

from
Sarah Bernhardt's
1905-06 Farewell Tour

1905

Stock Certificate for new Tulare Theatre

Tulare, CA

(built 1927,
demolished 1980)

1924

"Cattleman Enterprise" menu

found in program

Fiddler On the Roof / April

1965

New York Theatre Ads

tourist brochure

Week Ending April 13

1957




Return to Home Page