Posts Tagged ‘Fred Allandale’

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The Blue Moon

April 29, 2013

colour lithograph cover (after original artwork by Richard Pannett) to the score of The Blue Moon, a musical play by Harold Ellis, revised by A.M. Thompson, with lyrics by Percy Greenbank and Paul A. Rubens and music by Howard Talbot and Paul A. Rubens, published by Chappell & Co Ltd, London, 1905, printed by H.G. Banks Ltd.

The Blue Moon, was first produced at the Opera House, Northampton, on 29 February 1904, before its London premier at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, on 28 August 1905. The principal parts on the opening night in London were played by Courtice Pounds, Fred Allandale, Walter Passmore, Willie Edouin, Eleanor Souray, Florence Smithson (a stylized portrait of whom is on the above score cover), Billie Burke and Carrie Moore.

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Maie Ash

March 19, 2013

a J.S. Fry & Sons’ chocolate box cover, Bristol and London, with photograph of Maie Ash ([1] Mrs Stanley Brett; [2] Mrs Fred Allandale; 1888-1923), English actress and singer in pantomimes, musical comedies, and music hall sketches and song scenas; the box of card, plush, ribbon and stamped gilt-metal embellishments, 26 by 19.5cm
(photo: Alfred Ellis & Walery, London, circa 1909)

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March 19, 2013

a J.S. Fry & Sons’ chocolate box cover, Bristol and London, with photograph of Maie Ash ([1] Mrs Stanley Brett; [2] Mrs Fred Allandale; 1888-1923), English actress and singer in pantomimes, musical comedies, and music hall sketches and song scenas; the box of card, plush, ribbon and stamped gilt-metal embellishments, 26 by 19.5cm
(photo: Alfred Ellis & Walery, London, circa 1909)