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Catalog Number L2011.0060.0001
Object Name Handbill
Scope & Content This 4 page program describes the event of actor Lorne Elwyn at the Moulton Opera House in Laconia on October 31st in the early 1900s.

On the front page is printed : "Moulton Opera House, Week of Oct. 31, the crowning apex of amusement perfection, the sterling actor Lorne Elwyn and Company, including Gladys Grey. A continuous show 10-20-30c." On this side is also a photograph of a man, dressed in a suit and tie.Inside on the second and third page are promotions and descriptions for the show stating " Our unrivalled repertiore of new great plays at popular prices. Mr. Lorne Elwyn and Company. Hearts of Blue Ridge, The Fatal Likeness, Crossroads of Crime, Resurrection, The Gambler, Nell Gwynne, Cinderella, Jack Holmes, Cecile Holmes, Jack Reynolds, New York's Headline Vaudeville Sensation Vonder & Bellmare, Barry Scanlon, Morin Sisters - Bessie and Henrietta". Also printed on the third page is " A Mightty Show for a Mite".On the back page of the program is a brief description of the Lorne Elwyn Company and "A maximum of merit at a minimum of cost, The Leading Lady of the Lorne Elwyn Co. Miss Gladys Grey. We give our patrons the best new plays with the Best vaudeville and the lowest price." On this side is also a photograph of a woman wearing a dress. (Gladys Gray). Printed at the bottom of this side of the page is " The Allen Print, Beverly, Mass."

Title Moulton Opera House Program
Collection Gale Memorial Library Collection
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1930
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
People Elwyn, Lorne
Grey, Gladys
Holmes, Jack
Holmes, Cecile
Reynolds, Jack
Scanlon, Barry
Morin
Search Terms Laconia
Moulton Opera House
Main Street
Subjects 1900s
Opera houses
Productions, Theatrical
Plays
Vaudeville shows
Handbills
Women
Men
Men & women
Actors
Actresses
Recreation
Recreation facilities
Entertainers
Entertaining
Entertainment
Photographs
Suits (Clothing)
Ties (Neckwear)
Dresses
Programs
Singers
Singing
Baritones
Comedies
Comedies, Musical
Music
Music ensembles
Dancers