Hencke, Albert (cover illus).
Chicago. Clyde W. Riley Advertising System. 1914.
Soft cover 24 page theatre program; 6.75 x 5 inches. The review featured dialogue and lyrics by the prolific Harold Atteridge with music by Sigmund Romberg. Texas Guinan is featured in the cast as Fifi. Cover art work by Albert Hencke; extensive period advertising; soft vertical fold; overall very good condition. Advertising in color includes Peacock Pearl Strings, London Life Cigarettes, Djer-Kiss perfume and powders, and a double-page add for Brunswick Billiard Tables (then known as Brunswick-Balke-Collender). A 1.5 x 2 inch paste down stamp picturing a case of Edelweiss Beer appears on a half-page ad sponsored by the Peter Schoenhofen Brewing Company, Chicago. The adhesive has caused light abrasions around the stamp and to the facing page. Additional advertising for other theatrical presentations including "The Passing Show of 1914" ("A Reeling Riot of Resplendent Revelry") featuring Marilyn (then spelled Marilynn) Miller. Very good condition, with issues noted. Item #51475