The Play Pictorial

The Play Pictorial

Price: 45.00 USD

London: The Stage Pictorial Publishing Company, 1909. No. 88. Vol.XV. Photo-illustrated magazine; 11 ¾ x 8 ¾ inches; 52 pp; picturing and providing minimal text to track the story-line of "The Dollar Princess," a musical adapted from the German "Dollarprinzessin." Music by Leo Fall; lyrics by Adrian Ross. It opened at Daly's Theatre in London on September 25, 1909, and had a run of 428 performances. It subsequently had an impressive run in New York. The London stars were Lily Elsie, Joseph Coyne, Emmy Wehlen, and Robert Michaelis. Magazine in very good clean condition. A "Dollar Princess" was descriptive slang identifying an American Heiress. The magazine features copious advertising, including three full-page color advertisements for women's fashions (fur fur and more fur) by Swan & Edgar of Regent St. No. 88. Vol.XV.


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