Chase's Washington D.C. - September 21, 1908

Chase's Vaudeville Washington D.C. Program 1908

CHASE'S
WASHINGTON D.C.
H. Winnifred De Witt, Manager

PROGRAM WEEK SEPTEMBER 21, 1908


Orchestra Recital
HENRY F. SMITH, Musical Director
March ..... "Bugle Blasts" ..... Wagner
Overture ..... "Faust" ..... Gounod
Quartette ..... "Rigoletto" ..... Verdi
March ..... "Tipperary" ..... Fulton


Harry Burgoyne,
The Clever London Character Comedian.


The Picquays,
Offering Their Novel European Upside-Down Eccentric Dance.


"The" Quartette
McDONALD, ELLIS, McKENNA and WOOD
America's Greatest Vaudeville Vocalists.

Mr. S. Miller Kent and Company
In an Original Playlet, Entitled,
"MARRIAGE IN A MOTOR CAR."
By Edgar Allan Woolf.

CAST

Harold Matthews

Mr. Kent

Olive Van Orton

Miss Donah Benrimo

Marion, the maid

Miss Dorothy Keene

Alphonse

By Himself

Time -- The Present


Intermission of Five Minutes
Emergency Exits Indicated by Red Lights.
Knabe Piano Used.
On Holidays and Election Nights There Will Be No Intermission Nor Will Door Checks Be Given


Rosaire and Doreto,
As "The Captain and the Sailor" in Their Fo'castle Foolishness.


Barry and Wolford,
In Their Typical Topical Broadway Comedy Confection


Virginia harned and Company,

In "THE IDOL OF THE HOUR."

A Playlet in One Act by Miss harned.

Scene -- Apartment in Fashionable Hotel.

CHARACTERS:

Margaret Ashton (Peggy), an actress

Virginia Harned

Kate Ashton, her sister

Margaret Gordon

Robert Warner

Shelly Hull

Time -- Present. 11 O'clock at Night.


"The American Vitagraph"
"TALES THE SEARCHLIGHT TOLD."


Chase's Vaudeville Washington D.C. Program 1908

$1.50 SHOWS for 25 and 50 cents.

NEXT WEEK

THE BEST IN TOWN AND AT ONLY ONE-THIRD OF REGULAR THEATRE PRICES.  NOT $2.00, NOR EVEN $1.50, BUT 25 AND 50 CENTS.  DAILY MATINEES 25 CENTS.


A Two Dollar Star At Chase's Every Week.


THE HEIGHT OF HILARITY
Polite Vaudeville next week draws another of its sharp contrasts and "King Comus and His Merrie Crewe" will ascend the throne of theatricals here, the first to entertain the Court being --
NAT M. WILLS
Comedian-Star of "A Son of Rest" and "A Lucky Dog" and Incomparable Interpreter of Itinerant Types of Peripotetic People Commonly Called "Weary Willies."
HOME-COMING WEEK FOR "HAPPY NAT."
Fill your phonograph of fun full of recollections of many minutes of merriment which he will afford you in his meanderings along the highways of hilarious yarns, songs, parodies, anecdotes and axioms.


ADDED ATTRACTION,
Especially Secured for Presentation in this Program,
Agnes Scott and Horace Wright,
In the Wonderfully Effective and Effervescent Comedy,
"THE WALL BETWEEN."
A Pretty Love Charmingly Pursues its Delightful Way Among the Songs and Situations of the Play.


Special Novelty Feature, Affording an Enlivening Interruption,
MELVILLE ELLIS,
The Popular Composer-Pianist and Collaborator of Book and Lyrics of Recent Broadway Musical Productions.
In a Pianologue Attaining Pleasurable Perfection

The International Skatorial Sensation.
Isabel Butler and Edward Bassett.
CHAMPIONSHIP SKATING ON REAL ICE ON CHASE'S STAGE.
Introducing Miss Butler, champion woman ice skater, and Barnum & Bailey's famous "Dip of Death" girl and Mr. Edward Bassett, winner of the International figure skating Championship at St. Nicholas Rink, New York City, march, 1907, in an exhibition of artistic grapevines, waltzing, spins, etc. singly and together., including a marvelous human top spin by Mr. Bassett in which he spins at the rate of five hundred revolutions a minute -- faster than the eye can follow.


BOWEN, LINA and MOLL
Gyration Grotesques in Eccentric Exploits


MULLER, CHUNN and MULLER,
Expert Manipulators of the Marvellous Rolling Spheres.


CALLAN and SMITH
"The Boys with the Euducated Feet."


The American Vitagraph

Presenting "THE FISHERIES AT ASTRAKHAN."


Daily Matinees 25 c

Seats Now On Sale

Evenings 25 c and 50 c.


Tales the Searchlight Told (1908)  was an Edison film that showed night scenes.  The Fisheries at Astrakhan (1908) was a Pathé actuality short.

S. Miller Kent played in at least one film, The Cowboy and the Lady (1915).  Someone named Margaret Gordon also appeared in at least one film, an Australian film called Our Friends the Hayseeds (1917).  Shelley Hull is known to have appeared in two films.

Nat M. Wills appeared in at least two silent films, including one of him "singing".  Agnes Scott appeared in at least one film.


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