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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. "The Drunkard" is scheduled to beat the world's longest play record at 283 consecutive weeks plus one day. "Abie's Irish Rose" ran 283 weeks for the past 11 years. The Theater Mart was located at 600 No. Vermont Ave. Similar photograph appears with the article, "'Drunkard' to Set New Play Record," Los Angeles Times, 11 Dec 1938: C1. The cast gathered on two tiers of the stage dressed in costumes modeled after attire in the 1850s Merwin Lucas, Jeffrey Williams, Larry Grenier, Nestor Paiva, Lois Hunt, Sam Ethridge, Zan Joyce, Tom Miller, Helen Westcott, Jan Duggan, Mary Tock, George Stuart, Ada Lilly, and Karl Thomas. Text from negative sleeve: 15305 ? (cast of "The Drunkard," long running production @ Theater Mart by Galt Bell of PT Barnum's melodrama - 2000th performance in 12/38)?
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Costumes--American World records--California--Los Angeles Theatrical productions--California--Los Angeles Group portraits Actors--American--California--Los Angeles Actresses--American--California--Los Angeles Stages (Platforms) Thomas, Karl Duggan, Jan, 1881-1977 Hunt, Lois, b. 1907 or 08 Tock, Mary Stuart, George Williams, Jeffrey, b. 1861 or 66 Ethridge, Sam Westcott, Helen, 1928-1998 Lilly, Ada Joyce, Zan Lucas, Merwin, 1925-1999 Miller, Tom Grenier, Laurence, 1906-1978 Smith, W. H. (William Henry), 1806-1872. The Drunkard Theater Mart (Los Angeles CA) Paiva, Nestor, 1905-1966