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Program for 'All-Star Vaudeville'

By: 23rd Street Theatre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York., Keith & Proctor Amusement Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 9950

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[14] pages; title wrapper with ads (6 x 9 inch). Program for the theatre listing the following acts: Adams and Mack, Harry B. Lester, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thorne Co., The Big City Quartette, Will M. Cressy, Rogers and Deely, The Rose De Haven Sextette, William Gould and Valeska Suratt, Robert's Animals, and The Motion Pictures (An Inexperienced Chauffeur & Bad Men of the West). Plan of the theater with seating. Ads include Columbia business School, Sure Pop (extermination service), Oriental Restaurant, Cavanagh's Restaurant, White Rock Water, Harvard Dancing Academy, Satin Gloss Soap, and Irving... View more info

Program for 'All-Star Vaudeville'

By: 5th Avenue Theatre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Keith & Proctor Amusement Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 9951

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[16] pages; title wrapper with ads (6 x 9 inch). Evidence of folding. Program for the vaudeville show featuring Ziska and King, The Le Brun Opera Trio, Crane Brothers, Musical Johnstons, Wm. Gillette's 'The Red Owl', Katie Barry, Clayton White and Marie Stuart Co., Cliffe Berzac's Circus, and Motion Pictures (A Race for a Wife). Ads include Sohmer Pianos, Lincoln Trust Co., The Breslin Hotel, White Rock Water, Satin Gloss Soap, Hawes $3 hats among others. Plan of theatre with seating in back. View more info

Printed Stereocard. "Pike Bathhouse, Long Beach, Cal."

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 11280

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1910. Printed stereograph (7 x 3 1/2 inch), just a title across the bottom. No publisher's name. Image, in color, of the 'Pike' with the Bath House and Pool, known as the 'Plunge', on the right during the day. The Pike in Long Beach was the most famous Amusement Zone on the west coast from 1902 to 1969. A mile long beach boardwalk along the shore and home to the 'Cyclone Racer' among other famous rides. One could attend movies, eat lunch or dinner, watch vaudeville shows, or dance the evening away, besides going for an indoor swim. View more info

Publicity Photograph "Duncan Sisters"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 11058

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1930. Publicity photo (5 x 7 inch) b/w of both head shots of the sisters. Rosetta (1894-1959) and Vivian (1997-1986) had a popular vaudeville duo famous for their act 'Topsy and Eva'. Mode several movies in Hollywood 1929-1932, but none were successful. Did their duo in nightclubs and on the stage till 1959 when Rosetta was killed in a car accident. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph

By: Cantor, Eddie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 11284

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1930s. Original photograph (5 x 7 inch) with printed inscription "Love and Kisses Eddie Cantor" on the upper right corner. Eddie Cantor (1892-1964) was an American comic, actor, singer, and dancer who starred in vaudeville, theater, movies, radio, and TV. An early star for the Ziegfeld Follies during 1917-1927, first president of the Screen Actors Guild, 1933-35. During the 1930s he was the highest paid star on radio and was famous for starting the "March of Dimes" in January 1938 raising some 2,680,000 dimes for the cause of polio. After WWII he was on TV hosting several... View more info

"Vaya Con Dios, Will" (Go with God)

By: Carr, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Angelus Press: 1935

Seller ID: 14179

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[12] pages; portrait; stiff brown paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch) with a ribbon used to bind it. Former owner's stamp "Dr. E.W. Koch, Buffalo, NY" inside. Published in honor of Will Rogers (1879-1935) who died in a plane crash in Alaska near Point Barrow with the famous pilot Wiley Post. Rogers was the most influential performer during the first third of the 20th century in the United States, he was also the highest paid vaudeville performer and movie actor. Very good clean copy of this unusual tribute. View more info

Program for 'Modern Vaudeville'.

By: Colonial Theatre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, 1907

Seller ID: 9946

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[24] pages; attractive color cover. Program for vaudeville acts: Rex Fox, Nevins and Arnold, Kemp's Tales of the Wild, Henri de Vries and His Company, Waterbury Brothers and Tenny, Nellie Wallace and the Three Laurels. Articles included Beauty Hints, The Hostess, and What the Man Will Wear. Ads include Murad Cigarettes, Smith Brothers Cough Drops, 'S & H' trading stamps in full color ad (4 pages total), Omega Oil, and a Sherlock Holmes parity 'Hemlock Jones: The Detective' for Vogel Brothers (1/3 page). View more info

Continuous Vaudeville.

By: Cressy, Will M.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Richard G. Badger & Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13469

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


181 pages; illustrations; publisher's green cloth binding with black lettering, clown design on the cover. Will Cressy (1863-1930) was an American vaudevillian famous for his comedy act in 'Cressy & Dayne', an act with his wife. He produced over 150 one act plays, wrote a newspaper column, and a series of books of fiction. Besides Continuous Vaudeville he also wrote 'Old Hamsted'. Very good clean copy. View more info

Nat Goodwin's Book

By: Goodwin, Nat C.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14471

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


366 pages; illustrations; index; green cloth binding with black lettering. some minor marking along the spine sides. Nathaniel Carl Goodwin (1857-1919) was an American actor and star of vaudeville. Best known for his comedy on stage he also starred in several movies during the silent era. Very good copy of his book. View more info

Publicity Photograph Portait in Costume.

By: Herman, al

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 10482

Condition: Collectible-Good


Publicity photograph (8 x 10 inch) b/w, labeled 'Vitaphone #1101, Rel. No 2578' on bottom right corner. Missing chips on several side edges, not effecting the photo image. Photo of Mr Herman in blackface and costume. Al Herman (1887-1967) played comic supporting roles in several 1930s movies. He also worked as a movie director. He came from a background of vaudeville and theatre. View more info

Publicity Photograph "Bob Hope"

By: Hope, Bob

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 11067

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1940. Publicity photo (5 x 7 inch) of Mr Hope leaning back and his printed signature across the bottom. Bob Hope (1903-2003) was in vaudeville, radio, TV, and the movies of which he was a major star in them all. His movies THE ROAD PICTURES were very successful staring also Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. THE LEMON DROP KID (1951) was probably his best movie. He hosted the Academy Awards 18 times between 1939 and 1977. His TV specials for NBC were among the highest rated and featured his USO work for which he traveled around the world visiting the troops. At the time of his death he was ... View more info

Original Publicity Printed Photo. "Si Jenks"

By: Jenks, Si

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 017964

Condition: Fine


Circa 1936. Original publicity printed photo, tinted. 5 X 7 inches. Jenks (1876-1970) was an American actor known for roles as Topper (1937), Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) and Zorro's Black Whip (1944) and Fury (1936). Jenks was a former circus and vaudeville performer and served in the Spanish-American War. In this printed photo, which is a close up, Si is wearing a gray hat, light colored shirt and brown vest. This printed photo in signed saying, "Good Luck From Si Jenks." View more info

The Nature Singer : His Book

By: Kellogg, Charles

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Pacific Science Press. 1929. Morgan Hill, California.: 1929

Seller ID: 1262

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. No. 472 of 1,000 copies signed by the author. Illustrations of Mr. Kellogg's travels. The author recounts his love of nature and closeness to all things in nature. His travels took him to far off places like Fiji, the West Indies, Paris and close to home in the United States and Canada. He also appeared on stage in Vaudeville. View more info

Charles Kellogg : The Nature Singer : His Book

By: Kellogg, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Morgan Hill, California, Pacific Science Press: 1930

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 15309

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Inscribed by author as follows: "Greetings from The Ever Ever Land to Mrs. Jessie trumblove from the Author, Charles Kellogg, August 1941". Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering. 309 pages with 103 photographs, taken by the author. Charles Kellogg (1868-1949) was a vaudeville performer, singer and naturalist. He was especially noted for his bird song imitations. He also was a campaigner for the preservation of redwood forests in California. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph, Inscribed

By: Kelly, George Edward

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Nickolas Murray:

Seller ID: 8897

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Black and white. 8 x 10 inches. Shows a youngish Kelly wearing a tuxedo and bow tie. George Kelly (b. 1887, d. 1974) was an American playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. After starting out his career in vaudeville, he advanced to writing plays for Broadway theater and three of his plays in the 1920's were very popular and successful: The Torch Bearers (1922); The Show Off (1926); Craig's Wife (1925). Craig's Wife was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1925. The photo is inscribed to the actress Helen Lowell (b. 1866--d. 1937). She starred in both productions of The Torch Bearer a... View more info

Publicity Photograph "The Kid From Spain"

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Artists Pictures: 1932

Seller ID: 10474

Condition: Collectible-Good


Publicity photograph (8 x 10 inch) b/w, for the movie "A Kid From Spain". Half inch tear on the top edge, bumped upper right corner. Image of Mr Cantor in costume surrounded by a 'bevy of beauties'. Eddie Cantor (1892-1964) was an American comic actor, singer, and dancer and starred in vaudeville, theatre, movies, radio and TV. View more info

Publicity Photograph. "Mama love Papa"

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paramount Picture: 1933

Seller ID: 10464

Condition: Collectible-Good


Publicity photograph (7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch) b/w for the movie "Mama Loves Papa". Staple marks around the photo not effecting the photo. Image of Charles Ruggles kissing Mary Boland while Lilyan Tashman is arm on arm with Ruggles, martini glass in hand. Lilyan Tashman (1899-1934) was a well regarded supporting actress in Hollywood appearing in both silent and talking pictures. She began her career in New York in vaudeville, moving on to a chorus dancer in the theatre. She made her first movie in 1921, later marring Edmund Lowe and later dying of cancer in 1934. Charles Ruggles (1890-1970)... View more info

Publicity Photograph "Wine, Women, and Song"

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chadwick Picture: 1933

Seller ID: 10465

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publicity photograph (8 x 10 inch) b/w for the movie "Wine, Women, and Song" (1933). Image of Lilyan Tashman and Paul Gregory in side profiles in costume. Lilyan Tashman (1899-1934) was a well regarded supporting actress in Hollywood appearing both in silent films and taking pictures. She was in vaudeville, dancer on stage making her first film in 1921 and steadily got better roles. Married to actor Edmund Lowe, she died of cancer in 1934. Paul Gregory (1906-42) was a supporting actor. View more info

Signed Publicity Photograph "Joe Penner".

By: Penner, Joe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11642

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1930. Signed Publicity Photograph (7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch) b/w. The photograph from earlier in his career, is inscribed 'To Bob Pruett, Sincerely, Joe Penner.' Joe Penner (1904-1941) was a Hungarian born American slapstick comedian who worked in vaudeville, radio, and film. In the early to mid 1930's his radio programs were among the most popular.He is most famous for the line "Wanna buy a duck?" He died at a young age of heart failure. View more info

Typed Letter Signed "Rialto Producing Co., Inc." William S. Phillips.

By: Phillips, William S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, New York, 1924

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11923

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Typed letter signed (8 1/2 x 11 inch) on pictorial stationary for the "singing and dancing show CUDDLE UP". Comes with an legal envelope with Rialto Producing Co. printed on it. The Rialto Producing Company was incorporated in 1922 with William S. Phillips as president. In this letter to Lawrence T. Berliner (1881-1969), a sometimes correspondent for various trade publications, Phillips offers to sell half interest of the song and dance review, 'Cuddle Up' for the asking price of $5,000.00. The review features seven female performers, pictured on the stationary. Phillips writes that th... View more info