Cast of "The Drunkard," Los Angeles, 1938
- Cast of "The Drunkard," Los Angeles, 1938
- Los Angeles Times
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- December 1938
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
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.
"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.
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cellulose nitrate film
World records--California--Los Angeles
Theatrical productions--California--Los Angeles
Paiva, Nestor, 1905-1966
Grenier, Laurence, 1906-1978
Lucas, Merwin, 1925-1999
Westcott, Helen, 1928-1998
Hunt, Lois, b. 1907 or 08
Williams, Jeffrey, b. 1861 or 66
Smith, W. H. (William Henry), 1806-1872. The Drunkard
Duggan, Jan, 1881-1977
Theater Mart (Los Angeles CA)
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
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