19th Century Actor Autobiographies by George Iles

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I First visual appeal. A father's suggestion. How Salvini studied his artwork. Faults in performing. the need to excel in every little thing. A version for Othello. First stopover at to the us. In Cuba. visual appeal in London. Impressions of Irving's Hamlet. The decline of tragedy. Tragedy in languages. American severe flavor. Impressions of Edwin sales space. ADELAIDE RISTORI First appearances. Salvini and Rossi. appears to be like as woman Macbeth. As supervisor. First stopover at to the US. starts off to play in English. JOSEPH JEFFERSON [William wintry weather, the dramatic critic of the hot York Tribune, in 1894 wrote the "Life and paintings of Joseph Jefferson," released through the Macmillan corporation, London and long island. He supplies an account of Jefferson's lineage, after which says: "In Joseph Jefferson, fourth of the road, well-known as Rip Van Winkle, and destined to be lengthy remembered by means of that identify in dramatic heritage, there's an seen union of the salient characteristics of his ancestors. the country luxuriance, manly power, careless and adventu

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His strange inflections, his many mannerisms are very trying at first, but be conquers before--" A cry stopped me--a cry of utter disappointment and anger! Mr. Daly stood staring at his notes a moment, then he exclaimed violently: "D--n! d--n! " and savagely tore his scribbled-on paper into bits and flung them on the floor. " be agreed curtly; but as I reached the door he said in his most managerial tone: "Miss Morris, it would be better for you to begin with people's faults next time--" But with the door already open I made bold to reply: "Excuse me, Mr.

He held my hands closely for a moment, then broke out complainingly: "You've behaved nicely, haven't you? " He scowled blackly. " Formerly this sort of thing had kept us at daggers drawn, but now he only laughed, and shaking his hand impatiently to and fro, said: "Stop it! ah, stop it! " Mr. Daly's face was alight in a moment. " Mr. " at each clause, and scribbled his impish small scribble on the bit of paper which rested on his palm. " he asked eagerly. "He didn't do," I answered lucidly. " "What I say, Mr.

The words rushed out swiftly, but occasionally she would wait for the one that expressed her meaning most comprehensively and exactly, and, as she got it, up went her hand in triumph over her head--"Like yours in Hamlet," I told Henry at the time. IRVING ENGAGES ME ON TRUST The first letter that I ever received from Henry Irving was written on the 20th of July, 1878, from 15A Grafton Street, the house in which he lived during the entire period of his Lyceum management. DEAR MISS TERRY: I look forward to the pleasure of calling upon you on Tuesday next at two o'clock, With every good wish, believe me, Yours sincerely, HENRY IRVING.

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