Music and Drama; A Journal Devoted to Sport, Music and the Drama

Music and Drama; A Journal Devoted to Sport, Music and the Drama

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...like last year's show. There was some talk of giving New York the splendid attraction that ran for more than, year in London, and was '.mown as "Venice." I saw it at the Olympia last year, and I am convinced tbbt it would make a forfine in this country. It was a superb reproduetion of the Venetian city, and covered an enormous area. There is no reason why it should not be presented at Eldorado. There is plenty of unoccupied room there, and wood enough to build to make up their nose a trifle more substantially than the other features of their face. A Chance For Melodrama-monGers.--I hear that an enterprising melodrama-weaver is going to utilize the awful Victoria Camperdown disaster at Tripoli in a little thing of his own, designed for next season. The melodrama-mon gers, by the bye, have plenty of horrors to work upon just now. I would commend the recent fire among the World's Fair buildings to their attention. That would afford them a splendid opportunity for one of those rescues that never prove stale, and for the usual sort of hero and heroine. Melodrama is to be the favored sort of entertainment; and its disciples are hard at work. Alan Dale. Actresses In Bathing Costumes. AN UNSOPHISTICATED YOUNG MAN WONDERS WHY ALL THE CHARMTNO BATHERS ON TTTE SEASHORE ARE "PETITE SOUBRETTES" INSTEAD OF "TALL AND STATELY" BEAUTIES--IN A P. S. HE TELLS THE REASON WHY. re was, until a short time ago, a belief in certain quarters that Lurline, the mermaid, was the only actress ho afctually came in contact with wet water. The paragranhcr who is responsible for this belief would do well, owevter, tb find for his jokes other subjects than actresses who appear in bathing costumes, but who do not bathe. That ftemifaine stage players do...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236497767
  • 9781236497765