Pendleton King’s 1919 obituary in the New York Clipper mentions his play, Cocaine, and its performance by the Provincetown Players.
1914 article from the film periodical Motography which reviews the film The Mystery of the Glass Tube, a detective film which involved an opium den and cocaine smuggling.
This brief article from a November 1919 issue of the Film Daily addresses Rachel Crothers’ work with the Stage Women’s War Relief organization during World War I, as well as […]
Eugene O’Neill was one of America’s greatest playwrights and still remains the only playwright to garner multiple Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize for Literature. Click on the link below to […]
Tory Lowe is a second-year doctoral student in the English department at Miami University. His areas of interest include early 20th century film culture and its intersections with literatures of […]
This review of the film adaptation of Elisabeth Robins’ My Little Sister (1919) appeared in the magazine Moving Picture World. The review describes the “sensation” the play caused upon its […]
This is an excerpt from The Red Kimona (1925), directed by Dorothy Davenport – a.k.a. Mrs. Wallace Reid, an actress married to popular matinee idol Wallace Reid. She took his […]
The Cheat (1915) was directed by Cecil B. DeMille for Paramount Pictures, and stars Fannie Ward and Sessue Hayakawa (noted as the screen’s first Japanese American film star). The film […]
This review of East is West appeared in Variety‘s January 3, 1919 issue. Note that Forrest Robinson is credited with replacing Frank Kemble Cooper in the role of Andrew Benson […]
This advertisement for the first film adaptation of East is West, which starred Constance Talmadge as Ming Toy, appeared in Exhibitors’ Herald in 1922.