Gladys Cooper

 

 

 GLADYS COOPER 

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Gladys Cooper

 


 

 




The Sign on the Door
The Playhouse Theatre, Charing Cross, London
1921






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"The Sign on the Door", a hugely successful crime drama running for three hundred performances through the winter and spring of 1921-22. 

This was the Play which gave Gladys her first genuine triumph as an actress.




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Play Title :-
The Sign on the Door




Year / Date  Produced :-
1921




Presented at :-
The Playhouse Theatre, Charing Cross, London




Presented by :-
Frank Curzon and Gladys Cooper  (by arrangement with George B. McLellan)




Written by :-
Channing Pollock










A Play in a Prologue and Three Acts.






The Prologue Cast :- Robert Minster -
Hugh


Gladys Cooper
- Ann Hunniwell


Leslie Faber
- Frank Devereaux


J. R. Cunningham
- Captain Burke


Herbert Drummond
- A Newspaper Photographer






The Play Cast :- Treven Grantham
- Alan Churchill


Gladys Cooper
- Mrs, "Lafe" Regan


Muriel Martin-Harvey
- Helen Regan


Daisy Elliston
- Marjorie Blake


George Tully
- "Lafe" Regan


Ernest Haines
- Bates


Leslie Faber
- Frank Devereaux


Clifton Boyne
- Ferguson


Arthur Stratton
- "Kick" Callahan


Ernest Leeman
- Inspector Treffy


Douglas McLaughlin
- Douglas Thompson




The Prologue.  :- A Private Supper Room in the Cafe Mazarin, New York.





.......Five years elapse.




The Play - Act I.  :-
The Summer Home of "Lafe" Regan in New Rochelle, a suberb of New York.


                   Act II.  :-
A Room at the Ritz, a small Apartment Hotel in New York.


                   Act III.  :-
The Same Room.





The action of the Play occurs on a Saturday Afternoon and Evening.










General Manager  :- T. B. Vaughan




Acting Manager  :- H. M. Thorburn




Stage Manager :- Mr. J. Wallett Waller




Scenes by :- J. A. Fraser