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Hippodrome Program September 1902

$145.00

A program with information still introducing the new London Hippodrome to the public, under the Managing Director, H. E. Moss, after the completion of a three-year construction project, a site “of about three thousand yards” with frontage in Cranbourn Street, Charing Cross Road, and Newport Street. Dated from the “Sporting Fixtures” for the month of September, and by the run of “The Bandits, a New Hippodrome Sensation,” which ran from June 16 to November 29, 1902.

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The London Hippodrome. A program with information still introducing the new London Hippodrome to the public, under the Managing Director, H. E. Moss, after the completion of a three-year construction project, a site “of about three thousand yards” with frontage in Cranbourn Street, Charing Cross Road, and Newport Street. Dated from the “Sporting Fixtures” for the month of September, and by the run of “The Bandits, a New Hippodrome Sensation,” which ran from June 16 to November 29, 1902.

25 cm. x 10.5 cm, green paper wrapper, chipped but repaired across the top, 16 pages. Other features at this greatest of variety theatres were the Edisonograph’s animated pictures; Mirza Golem’s Troupe of Persian acrobats on Camels; Mlle. Ella Bradna, the lady jockey; M. Salamonsky, the famous continental horse breaker, with his marvelous serpentine dancing and statue horses; and Frank Parker’s production of The Bandits with Miss Madge Girdlestone as Ravanola. Condition fair.

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