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Cast of "The Drunkard," Los Angeles, 1938
Date Created and/or Issued
December 1938
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
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)?
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
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
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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