Captain Swift

Belasco Theatre / Los Angeles / October 5, 1908

Los Angeles Herald (v6, #7; October 8, 1908) "At The Theatres"
Belasco: Captain Swift

Charles Haddon Chambers

Playwright; born in Australia, April 22, 1860. He began life at age fifteen as a clerk under
his father in the Colonial Civil Service and later was a rider on an Australian cattle range.

Going to London in 1880 to begin a literary career, his first important play
was Captain Swift, produced by Beerbohm Tree at the Haymarket, London, in 1888.

His other notable plays are: The Idler, John A Dreams, The Tyranny of Tears,
The Honorable Herbert, The Old Lady, "The Awakening
, and The Golden Silence.

(Actual program measures 5 1/4 "x 6 3/4")

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