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FOOTLIGHT NOTES

Theatre
Music Hall - Vaudeville - Musical Comedy - Revue
and other popular entertainment

1850s-1920s

compiled and edited by

JOHN CULME

LINKS

Bertram Wallis and Evelyn D’Alroy
Bertram Wallis as Prince Carol and Evelyn D’Alroy as Princess Yolande
(photo: Daily Mirror Studios, London, 1913)

Celebrity sites
The Noel Coward Society.
The Cissy Fitzgerald Homepage
Matthew Lloyd’s impressive site dedicated to the memory of his ancestor Arthur Lloyd (1839-1904), the once famous English comedian, singer, songwriter, and music hall performer. The site includes useful background material on the Victorian music hall world, and links to other sites including the King-Lloyd Theatre And Music Hall Family History Site.
Bill Egan's Web site featuring Florence Mills, famous star of the 1920s, first black woman to be featured in her own show on Broadway
Catherine Moore’s The English Music Hall, featuring short biographies and images of Harry Champion, Albert Chevalier, Gus Elen, Dan Leno, Marie Lloyd, George Robey and Vesta Victoria.

General
Performing Arts Links - provided by Maria Teresa Iovinelli
Andrew Lamb’s European Light Music Site
Musical Heaven, Showcasing the worlds best loved musical shows including Opera, Movie Musicals, Broadway Musicals, Off-Broadway Musicals and London's West End.
SIBMAS, the International Association of Libraries and Museums of the Performing Arts
TheatreHistory.com
Theatre History Sites on the WWW - provided by Jerry Bangham

Italy - Rome
Biblioteca e Raccolta Teatrale del Burcardo - in Italian and English.

UK - England
The British Music Hall Society, "Cherishing the Jewels of the Past and Actively Supporting the interests of the Future."
Mike Mitchell’s British piers Web site.
Paul Newman’s Circus, Theatre, Music Hall Research site. This contains information for genealogists whose interest lies in former members of the theatrical and related professions, especially those from Circus, Romany, Gypsy, Showman and other itinerant families. The section on specialist trade newspapers is particularly useful. All in all, an excellent site.
The Stage, the United Kingdom’s weekly theatrical newspaper, founded London, 1880.
The Theatre Museum, Covent Garden, a branch of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

USA - New York
The Grand Prospect Hall, located for more than a century in Brooklyn's historic Park Slope..
The Internet Broadway Database. The official archival database for Broadway theatre information.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center.
Vintage Vaudeville & Ragtime Show.

USA - San Francisco
San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum

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© John Culme, 1997-2000