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Visual display of the A Midnight Bell

A Midnight Bell

  • 1889
Cincinnati: Enquirer Job Printing Company
  • Color litho. The banner at top reads "Hoyt"s A Midnight Bell," below which is the tag "Laughter Every Minute." The image shows an older man visiting a school classroom and motioning to a student who is being led to him by a teacher grabbing his ear. Bottom cation reads "Visitng the School."
  • Following unsuccessful attempts at farce in works like "A Hole In the Ground" (1887), Hoyt progressed in this rural comedy to the point he received warmer reviews and a longer run (136 performances), presaging his later success. Beth Bedford had a breakout performance as Annie Grey. Associated with Bijou Theatre, 1239 Broadway, New York City.

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Performer
Canfield, Eugene
Musical director
Gaunt, Percy
Performer
Adams, Madue
Date
1889
Publisher
Cincinnati: Enquirer Job Printing Company
Language
English
Description of Original
Color lithograph, 108 cm by 72 cm
Local identifier
WHS Image ID 89937
Location of Original
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Researchs : 5.x.0010
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