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    SOUVENIR PROGRAMS..

    Please note: Autographs from the Leonard Finger collection have not been autenticated by Spence/Grad but we believe these autographs to be as stated.

    Large-format programs: inaugural program for Radio City Music Hall, "The Book of Grace George" with tipped-in photogravures and scenes from her plays, folder with production photo of 100th Performance of "Bushido" at the Comedy Theatre February 6th 1917, folder with photogravure of ETHEL IRVING signed by her for the 250th Performance of "Lady Frederick" at the Criterion June 3rd 1908, Julia Marlowe in "The Cavalier" (many illustrations–covers loose with minor chipping), Julia Marlowe as "Barbara Frietchie"(contents loose–lacks back cover), 1929 25th anniversary dinner for the "New York World" newspaper with vaudeville entertainment, Annie Russell in "A Royal Family" at the Lyceum Theatre 1900, and Robert Edson in "Soldiers of Fortune" at the Hollis St. Theatre 1903 (with handbill). Smaller format programs include: Robson & Crane in "A Comedy of Errors" (circa 1890), inaugural program for Hartford’s Parsons’ Theatre from April 1, 1896 with DeWolf Hopper in "Dr. Syntax", program and menu for "First National Convention of the Legitimate Theatre" at the Hotel Astor May 24-27, 1937, "Listen Lester" with Clifton Webb at the Knickerbocker Theatre St. Patrick’s Day 1919, "The House That Jack Built" at Madison Square December 24th 1900, "7th Heaven" at the Booth October 30th 1922, "Eighth Dress Rehearsal of the Green Room Club" at the New York February 12th 1911, "A Gentleman from Mississippi" with Douglas Fairbanks (1909), Sarah LeMoyne in "The Greatest Thing in the World" (circa 1910), 100th Performance of "Paul Kauver" at the Standard March 29, 1888, William Crane in "The Senator" at the Star (circa 1900), "Madame Sans Gene" (circa 1900), 50th Performance of "Youth" at the Boston November 7th 1882, Otis Skinner in "The Duel" at the New Montauk April 16th 1906, and a compendium of roles played by Lillian Burkhardt (1900–part of same series as Marlowe and Annie Russell). Twenty-six items.


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