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William Ricciardi (12 July 1871 – 16 February 1961) was an Italian actor known for his role as Signor Baldini in San Francisco (1936). He also appeared in the Phil Rosen film The Heart of a Siren (1926). In Anthony Adverse (1936) he had a splendid cameo as the talkative coachman who converses with Adverse, played by Fredric March.
William Ricciardi and Francesco Saverio were introduced by the actor Francesco De Maio and in 1889 they decided to initiate their own theatre circle.Tony Perry thought of Ricciardi for Tom in Child of Manhattan .
He also played stage roles in The Great Lover as Farnald.He played Joe Malatesta in Mr. Malatesta for 97 performances. Tomasso was performed in Strictly Dishonourable (1929) 557 times.
Marjorie Browne (1910–1990) was a British musical theatre actress who made occasional films.
Kathleen O'Regan was an Irish actress, best-remembered for her performances in the first London performances of Juno and the Paycock and The Plough and the Stars.
John Peter Wearing is an Anglo-American theatre historian and professor, who has written numerous books and articles about nineteenth and twentieth-century drama and theatre, including The Shakespeare Diaries: A Fictional Autobiography, published in 2007. He has also written and edited well-received books on George Bernard Shaw, Arthur Wing Pinero, extensive reference series on the London theatre from 1890 to 1959, and theatrical biographies, among other subjects. As a professor of English literature, Wearing has specialised in Shakespeare and modern drama.
Stella Bonheur was a British actress.
Stephen Ewart was a British actor who was also credited as Stephen T. Ewart. His stage work included playing Tristan l'Hermite in the original London production of The Vagabond King at the Winter Garden Theatre, in 1927.
Ruth Maitland was an English actress. She is known for her roles in The Faithful Heart (1922), The Farmer's Wife (1928), The Only Girl (1933), and At the Villa Rose (1940). On stage, her appearances included the original production of the musical Mister Cinders at London's Adelphi Theatre in 1929–1930.
Vincent Holman was a British stage, film and television actor. On stage, he was in the original cast of Arnold Ridley's The Ghost Train at Brighton's Theatre Royal and London's St. Martin's Theatre in 1925-1926.
The Chinese Bungalow is a 1925 play by Marion Osmond and James Corbet, based on Osmond's 1923 novel; it is a three-act melodrama set in the Far East. It was adapted for film in 1926, in 1930, and again in 1940.
David Hawthorne was a British stage and film actor. He played the leading man in a number of films during the silent era, but later switched to character roles. One of his more notable roles was that of Rob Roy MacGregor in the 1922 film Rob Roy.
Horace Sheldon was a British composer and orchestra leader who wrote scores for both stage and screen. Sheldon was employed on many West End stage productions such as the 1926 version of Aladdin. During the 1930s Sheldon worked for the low-budget production company Butcher's Film Service as a musical director.
Calisto Bertramo was an Italian stage and film actor. Bertramo appeared in around twenty films and frequently on the stage. He played a leading role in the 1923 London staging of The Lady from the Sea.
Dorice Fordred was a South African actress, best known for character parts and Shakespearean roles on the London stage. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle commented in 1931, "She is one of those rare things, a young and attractive character actress."
Doris Lytton was an English actress on stage and in silent films, and a businesswoman in the 1920s. Later, as Doris Lytton Toye, she wrote a cookbook tailored for post-war shortages, Contemporary Cookery (1947).
Germaine Mitti, also known as Germaine Mitty, was a French dancer who appeared with the Ziegfeld Follies and in vaudeville revues of the 1920s.
Jesse Louise Whittock was an actress, singer and broadcaster who performed with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in the 1920s, appeared in the chorus of an early film version of The Mikado and performed in the early years of the 2LO radio station in 1924.
Hilda Anthony, also seen as Hilda Antony, was a British actress born in Chile. She appeared in four silent films and many stage productions in London.
Alice D'Hermanoy, born Alice Saintenoy, was a Belgian lyric soprano who sang with the Chicago Civic Opera in the 1920s.
Phyllis Shannaw was an English actress in silent films and the London stage. Her husband Frank Cellier was also an actor, as is her son, Peter Cellier.
Virginia Fox Brooks, also known as Virginia Fox-Brooks Vernon or Virginia Vernon, was an American actress, playwright, translator, and journalist. With her husband, Frank Vernon, she translated dramatic works into English. During World War II, she worked with the Entertainment National Service Association (ENSA) to produce shows for the troops.
The Outsider is a play by the British writer Dorothy Brandon. It portrays the struggle of an unorthodox medical practitioner to gain acceptance by the medical establishment. It was subsequently revised to show the unconventional triumphing over the conventional, whereas the play had originally had the opposite ending.