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