The Show Girl and Her Friends by Roy Larcom MccardellThe Show Girl and Her Friends by Roy Larcom Mccardell

The Show Girl and Her Friends

byRoy Larcom Mccardell

Paperback | February 4, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... The Hero of Broadway Dopey Gets a Great Ovation, and the Western Crooks, Who Are Getting Suffocated Under the Lid, Thought He Must Have a Special Permit to Run in a Wire. "You can have a headache and you can have a parrot, but it isn't pleasant to have them both in the same room at the same time," said the Show Girl. "Well, what about it? Why, Dopey McKnight is out of Raymond Street Jail, proven innocent of alimony, and Mr. Burlap, the coffee broker, doesn't like anybody who is addicted to playing the piano to excess. "Dopey? Well, his wife, Vashti the Vengeful, heard about Raymond Street Jail being unhealthy, and Abie Wogglebaum played upon her jealousy of Amy De Branscombe by telling her that Dopey would insure his life in Amy's favor and die for her sake, and, besides that, Mr. Burlap and Louie Zinsheimer using their influence to get her booked for forty weeks as a headliner in plastic posings in vaudeville made her hard heart relent, and Dopey was let out. "Say,-he was the hero of Broadway. The actors who are busy being idle gave him a great ovation; you would have thought it was enthusiasm over some one offering to buy. "He couldn't have been treated finer if he had been a murderer. And people kept pointing him out, and going up and shaking hands with him and asking him to bite into booze, until some of the Western crooks, who are getting suffocated under the lid, seeing him go up the line with kind words and no knocks, thought at first that Dopey had got a special permit to run in a wire. "Run in a wire, what's that? Say, you ought to be wearing a shawl and shine your shoes with stove polish! Why, to run in a wire is to open a pool room, of course. You're almost as big a jingle as Harry Trimmers. "But, say, we are having lovely times, up at the flat...
Title:The Show Girl and Her FriendsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217105661

ISBN - 13:9780217105668