Fifty Years Of An Actors? Life Volume 1

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Coleman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI "THE ONE AND ONLY A LICK" Day Dawn at Hal's Wynd--Theatre Royal (?), Helensburgh--Another Failure--Good-bye, Sweetheart, Good-bye--We go to Saint Mungo's Town--" The One and Only Alick "--David Prince Miller--Theatre Royal, Dunlop Street, and Adelphi, "Saut-market"--The Rivals--Paumier Loraine--Julia Nicol and Laura Addison--An Improvised Scene in Julius Ceesar--How to use a Horsewhip--" Cutty Sark "--Paisley and "Lang Willie"--On the Queen's Highway--Meeting "Curly"--Advent at Kilmarnock--Pike disappears and leaves me in a Hole--Our New Recruits--Good Samaritans in Petticoats--A Gentleman of the Proletariate--" Monsieur, Madame, and Mademoiselle "--The Shot in the Eye--La Grande Battement and the Consequence--Under Ixion's Wheel--My First Pauline--My Friend Gaspar is metamorphosed to Beppo, the Goatherd, and to La Belle Marguerite--Youth, Love, and Beauty in Oxford Street with Charles Kean, while Claude remains with the Starving Strollers in Kilmarnock--From thence to a Barn at Stuarton and another at Irvine--Poverty, Misery, and Starvation--Light and Land at Last 1 IT seemed as if I had been asleep barely five minutes when the braying of the donkeys below startled me, and made me wake up and wonder where I was. It was fair daylight, and the sun was streaming into the cubicle, which (with the aid of a couple of blankets suspended upon a clothes-line) had apparently been arranged for the occasion out of a slice of the supper-room of the night previous. Our bed was primitive, but comfortable enough, though it consisted only of clean straw, but there was plenty of it, with a couple of blankets. "Stir your stumps, laddie!" shouted George; "breakfast's ready." "And, by Jove! I'm ready for breakfast!" I replied, as up I jumped and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI "THE ONE AND ONLY A LICK" Day Dawn at Hal's Wynd--Theatre Royal (?), Helensburgh--Another Failure--...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217720129

ISBN - 13:9780217720120

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