A Blog For Thelma Todd
Thelma Todd was a star of silent movies and later the talkies. She is remembered as much today for her mysterious death as she is for her films. In this blog, we take a look at Thelma Todd, her movies, and various commentaries.
Friday, October 16, 2015
1933 Herald For YOUNG SINNERS
The herald for the 1933 production of YOUNG SINNERS.
This is a rare April 3rd, 1933 playbill from the Broadway revival of the ELMER HARRIS comedy "YOUNG SINNERS" at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City. (The Original Broadway production opened November 28th, 1929 at New York's Morosco Theatre and ran for 289 performances. This revival opened March 6th, 1933 and ran for 72 performances.) ..... The play starred DOROTHY APPLEBY and the cast included ARTHUR BOWYER, JOHN BRAMALL, MADY CORRELL, PAUL CLARE, DOROTHY DIANNE, WALTER DREHER, JACKSON HALLIDAY, GEORGE LESSEY, VIRGINIA LLOYD, DAVID MORRIS, PADDY REYNOLDS, FRANK SHANNON, HILDA SPONG, FREDDIE STANGE and RALPH SUMPTER ..... CREDITS: Book by ELMER HARRIS; Sets designed by ROLLO WAYNE; Directed by CARL HUNT; Produced by THOMAS KILPATRICK ..... DETAILS: The 18 page playbill measures 7" X 9 1/2" inches and includes full production credits, cast list, synopsis of scenes, bios of each of the leading actors and wonderful vintage advertising but with the exception of the front cover, no cast photos. The back cover features a Lucky Strike Cigarettes ad capitalizing on the success of the Pulitzer Prize winning GEORGE GERSHWIN and GEORGE S. KAUFMAN musical comedy "OF THEE I SING"