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A 1921-22 Scrapbook and the Summer of 2013

Hi Folks! This summer has not exactly turned out the way I thought it would go. We planned on having my shoulder operated on in the spring, just after school ended and would go for a holiday in Chincoteague as always and later in August visit my parents on the West Coast. No such luck! We … Continue reading

Peter Pan On Tour: The Second Season 1906-07

Two days after their London closing, the Peter Pan company began their tour visiting such cities as Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Liverpool, and Birmingham. Most of the cast remained intact although Gerald du Maurier (who only played Mr. Darling in London) was replaced by Loring Fernie as both Hook and Mr. Darling and Hilda Mayfren took over Sybil Carlisle’s acting chores … Continue reading

The Mystery of a Second Twin

About a year ago I acquired five postcards depicting 4 actresses in costume from a 1930 tour of Peter Pan in England. That they had survived eighty years was remarkable in itself but that they remained together all that time was truly incredible. While it was easy enough to identify Sheila Maloney via her signature and … Continue reading