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Peninsula Circuit Stock Company papers

Title
Peninsula Circuit Stock Company papers, 1926.
Author
Mallory, Burton, -1962.

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Biography (note)
  • The Peninsula Circuit Stock Company, co-managed by Burton Mallory and Frank E. Craig, was a theatrical company formed during the summer of 1926 in order to tour the Eastern Shore states of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
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*T-Mss 2003-030
Author
Mallory, Burton, -1962.
Title
Peninsula Circuit Stock Company papers, 1926.
Summary
The Peninsula Circuit Stock Company papers consist mostly of correspondence from theater managers of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia concerning Burton Mallory's proposed tour for the 1926-27 theater season. Included are two detailed letters from Burton Mallory setting his terms for the tour, a map of the Eastern Shore area, a list of the towns on the Eastern Shore and their approximate populations, a list of the major newspapers of the area, and a list of plays that may have been performed on the tour or were at least considered for performance, including UP IN MABEL'S ROOM, THE BAT, SO THIS IS LONDON and THE CAT AND THE CANARY.
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Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
The Peninsula Circuit Stock Company, co-managed by Burton Mallory and Frank E. Craig, was a theatrical company formed during the summer of 1926 in order to tour the Eastern Shore states of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Burton Mallory was born in 1883, and worked as an actor for many years, appearing in twelve Broadway productions. Mallory's credits include the premiere of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME (1930), the 1950 staging of Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT which starred Katharine Hepburn, and the 1950-51 revival of TWENTIETH CENTURY featuring Gloria Swanson and Jose Ferrer. Burton Mallory died in 1962.
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*T-Mss 2003-030
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