1914Ellen Terry lecture tour of Australia and New Zealand
28 August 1914

Ellen Terry Recital

Location Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Plays performed The Merchant of Venice

Programmes

1. Programme

Date 28 August 1914
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) Friday August 28th 1914
Venue Her Majesty's Theatre
Venue address Melbourne [Australia]
Document ID ET-D486 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes In aid of the Australian Patriotic Fund.
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Souvenir Programme two matinees Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne by the whole of the Theatrical Profession in aid of the Australian Patriotic Fund Friday, August 28th 1914.

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[photographs of actors]1. Lizette Parkes 2. Ruth Lincoln 3. Edward Blondell 4. Florence Smithson 5. Dorothy Vane 6. Eugene Ossipoff 7. Mrs. Graham Moffat 8. Philip Newbury 9. Julius Knight 10. Ethel Dane 11. Ella Young 12 Edward O'Neil 13. Lesllie Victor 14. Tom Kelly 15. Joseph Blascheck 16. Graham Moffatt 17. M?n Lewis 18. Frank' Harvey 19. Ellen Terry 20. Eardley Turner 21. Edward McKeown 22. Irene Browne 23. Fred Collier. ARTISTS APPEARING AT THE MATINEES. Acknowledgements. The Committee of Management desire to thank the following for their valued assistance: - The Directors of J.C. Williamson Ltd., Hugh D. M'Intosh (Tivoli Theatres), Ben. J. Fuller (Fuller Brennan Ltd.) George Willoughby Ltd., Bland Holt, William Anderson, Directors Bert Bailey Co., Beaumont Smith and Louis Meyer ("Glad Eye" Co.), J. and N. Tait, E. J. Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Graham Moffat, Allen Doone, Ed. Brnascombe Pty. Ltd. (The Dandies) and Nigel Brock, E.B. Manning and H. N. Gregory (Fireflies), J. D. Williams Ltd., Hoyt's Pictures Ltd., Spencer's Pictures, West's Pictures, Amalgamated Pictures Ltd., Snowden Pictures Ltd., Lyric Theatre Prahran. Royal Naval Veteran's Association, Musicians' Union of Victoria. Theatrical Employee's Association of Victoria, Scottish Regiment Pipe Bank, 52nd Infantry Band, St Vincent de Paul's Orphanage Band. Printing – Australasian Advertising Co., Levingston Advertising Co., Railway Advertising Co., W. W. Reid (Poster Writer), Troedel, Cooper & Co., J. L. Anderson and Sons, J. J. Miller. Mr. Powell (slides), Mr. Abbott (slides). Advertisements – Wilson and M'Kinnon (The "Argus"), David Syme and Co. (The "Age"). Confectionary – MacRobertson's Ltd., M. Mendes, J. W. Moss and Co. (Tobler's), Humphries Bros. (Pascall's), William Crosby & Co. (Fry's Chocolates), Miss A. Brenan, The Snowdrop Ice Cream Delivery Co. (W. J. Thompson). Cigarettes – Sniders and Abrahams. Motors – City Motor Service, Melbourne Taxicab Co., Williams' (Itala) Taxis, Garton's. Donations – Mr. and Mrs. Bland Holt, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Plimmer, T. Gaunt and Co. Boy Scouts, per Mr. W. E. L. Wears, Chief Scout Commissioner. Auctioneers – Members of the Auctioneers and Estate Agents Association of Victoria. Florists – Ronalds' Central Florists, Paton's. Piano and Bugles – Allan and Co., Collins Street, Suttons Music Warehouse. Flags – H. Greville Ltd., J. and A. Boyes. Stenographer – Mr. P.H. Roberts. The Artists who are so generously appearing, the Ladies and Gentlemen who disposed of tickets in the streets, also the Ladies selling Sweets, Flowers, and Programmes, and the Artists who volunteered but whose services could not be availed of owing to the length of the Programme. Miss Beatrice Day for taking charge of the sales of the Sweets, Flowers, and Programmes. Berry Bros., Collins Street, Peardon Bros., Sands & McDougall, Bates & Co., Corder Bros., Robertson & Moffatt, Aret & Son, Detmold & Co., Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co., Wilson Bros., Hooker, Mrs Williams, Levy Bros., Harrison & San Miguel, Fletcher, Chester & Co., Bussell & Robson, Hennessey Bros. The Lord Mayor of Melbourne (Alderman D. V. Hennessy), and Chief Commissioner of Police (Mr. Sainsbury). Committee of Management: - Julius Knight, T. Taylor Darbyshire, Harry Musgrove, Julius Grant, Phil, Finkelstein, Bert Bailey, J. Charles Humphry's, Leo DuChateau, Fred Audon, John Tait, W. F. Russell, W. Watt, Harry Muller, Chas. A. Wenman, Joseph Blascheck, A. J. Davidspn, A. E. Huckerby, George H. Smith (Hon. Secretary). Hon. Business Managers: - George H. Smith, Harry Musgrove, Julius Grant. Hon Treasurers : Fred Nicholson, W. F. Russell, Edward Maurice. Hon. Press Representative: Phil Finelstein. Hon. Stage Managers: - Thomas Foster, Bob Anderson, Fred, Young, J.J. Bell, Chas Muller, Claude Vernon, Richard Weathersby. Hon. Conductors: - J. R. Keers, Harry Burton, George Sutch, William Quintrelll, J. B. Knowles, E. Friedman. Hon. Stage Directors: - Charles A. Wenman and Bert Bailey. These Programmes donated by Syd. Day, The Printer Ltd. The Programme Blocks by Patterson, Shugg & Co. The Design for Cover by Hackett & Northfield.

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Programme morning patriotic address His Excellency the Governor, Sir Arthur Stanley. Overture "National Airs" Musicians Union Orchestra. Conductor – J. R. Keers. Song – "Australian National Song" (Written by Arthur H. Adams, composed by Theodore Tourrier). Reginald Roberts (By Permission of Florence Young Company). Male Chorus "Comrades in Arms" J.C. Williamson's Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. A Monologue – Joseph Blascheck, Recitation – Ethel Dane, H. M. Gregory and E. B. Manning's Company "The Fireflies" WM. Conway, J. McGowan and Maisie Posner. Overture "William Tell" – Rossini. Musicians Union Orchestra. Conductor – J. R. Keers. Julius Knight and Company in "The Sacrament of Judas". A Play in One Act by Louis Tiercelin, translated by Louis N. Parker. Jacques Bernez – Julius Knight, The Court of Kevern – Frank Harvey, Chapin (Representative of the People) – Edward O'Neil, Jean Gullion – Fred Coape, Jeffik – Lizette Parkes. Soldiers – Martin Lewis, Charles Morse, Raymond Lawrence, Messenger Bellis, The Scene is laid at St Michel-en-Greve, Brittany, in the month of January, 1793. A few Lines from the Role of "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice" – Ellen Terry. Interval. Song – "The Death of Nelson" Edward McKeown supported by the Royal Naval Veterans. Tom Kelly, "That Irishman" from the Tivoli Theatre. Irene Browne, Assisted by Eardley Turner & Leslie Victor, in "Phipps" A One-Act Comedy, by Stanley Houghton. Lady Fanny – Irene Browne, Sir Gerald – Leslie Victor, Phipps, a Butler – Eardley Turner. Scene – Sir Gerald's Library, Song – "Mr Tommy Atkins". Dorothy Vane (a) "Toreador Song." Carmen (b) Russian National Anthem" M. Eugene Ossipoff Ray and Ray, American Patterologists (From the Bijou Theatre) Patriotic Tableau song "Sons of the Sea" Fred Collier supported by the Royal Navel Veterans. The Drawing will take place for the Cheque for £20, presented by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Plummer. God Save the King. Programme Afternoon Patriotic Address His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson. Overture – "National Airs" Musicians Union Orchestra. Conductor – J. r. Keers. Mr. and Mrs. Graham Moffat and Members of their Company in "Till the Bells Ring" A Scottish Comedy in One Act by Graham Moffat. John Snodgrass – Graham Moffat, Sam'l Dowie – David Urqhart, Erchie Dowie – John Campbell, Aggie (Niece of Janet Struthen) – Ella Young, Janet Struthers – Mr. Graham Moffat. Scene – Interior of Miss Struthen's Ladywell, Glasgow, about 1847. Song – "Australian National Song" (Written by Arthur H. Adams Composed by Theodore Tourrier). Reginald Roberts (By permission of Florence Young Company). Recitation – Ethel Dane (From the Beaumont Smith-Louis Meyer & Co, Princess Theatre). A Monologue – Joseph Blascheck, Song – Florence Smithson, (from the Tivoli Theatre). Overture "William Tell" – Rossini, musicians' union Orchestra conductor – J. R. Keers. Julius Knight and Company in "The Sacrament of Judas" A Play in One Act by Louis Tiercelin translated by Louis N Parker. Jacques Bernez – Julius Knight, The Count of Kervern – Frank Harvey. Chapin (Representative of the People) Edward O'Neil, Jean Guillon – Fred Coape, Jeffik – Lizette Parkes. Soldiers – Martin Lewis, Charles Morse, Raymond Lawrence, Messenger Bellis. The scene is laid at St. Michel-on-Greve, Brittany, in the month of January 1793. A few lines from the Role of "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice" – Ellen Terry. Interval. Irene Browne Assisted by Eardley Turner & Leslie Victor in "Phipps". A One Act Comedy, by Stanley Broughton. Lady Fanny – Irene Browne, Sir Gerald – Leslie Victor, Phipps, a Butler – Eardley Turner. Scene – Sir Gerald's Library. (a) "Toreador Song" – Carmen, (b) "Russian National Anthem", M. Eugene Ossipoff. ED. Blondell. "The Lost Boy". Assisted by Catherine Caine (from the Bijou Theatre.) Edward Branscombe Pty Ltd. "The Dandies". Herbert Walton, Comedian. By Courtesy of Nigel Brook, David W. Norton at the Piano. Patriotic Tableau Song – "Sons of the Sea" – Fred Collier. Supported by Royal Naval Veterans. The Drawing will take place for the Gold Wristlet Watch, presented by T. Gaunt & Co. Bourke St. God Save the King.

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Acknowledgements. The Committee of Management desire to thank the following for their valued assistance: - The Directors of J.C. Williamson Ltd., Hugh D. M'Intosh (Tivoli Theatres), Ben. J. Fuller (Fuller Brennan Ltd). George Willoughy Ltd., Bland Holt, William Anderson, Directors Bert Bailey Co., Beaumont Smith and Louis Meyer (:Glad Eye" Co.), J. and N. Tait, E. J. Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Graham Moffat, Allen Doone, Ed. Branscombe Pty. Ltd. (The Dandies) and Nigel Brock, E.B. Manning and H. N. Gregory (Fireflies), J. D. Williams Ltd., Hoyt's Pictures Ltd., Spencer's Pictures, West's Pictures, Amalgamated Pictures Ltd., Snowden Pictures Ltd., Lyric Theatre Prarahn. Royal Naval Veteran's Association, Musicians' Union of Victoria. Theatrical Employee's Association of Victoria, Scottish Regiment Pipe Bank, 52nd Infantry Band, St Vincent de Paul's Orphanage Band. Printing – Australasian Advertising Co., Levingston Advertising Co., Railway Advertising Co., W. W. Reid (Poster Writer), Troedel, Cooper & Co., J. L. Anderson and Sons, J. J. Miller. Mr. Powell (slides), Mr. Abbott (slides). Advertisements – Wilson and M'Kinnon (The "Argus"), David Syme and Co. (The "Age"). Confectionary – MacRobertson's Ltd., M. Mendes, J. W. Moss and Co. (Tobler's), Humphries Bros. (Pascall's), William Crosby & Co. (Fry's Chocolates), Miss A. Brenan, The Snowdrop Ice Cream Delivery Co. (W. J. Thompson). Cigarettes – Sniders and Abrahams. Motors – City Motor Service, Melbourne Taxicab Co., Williams' (Itala) Taxis, Garton's. Donations – Mr. and Mrs. Bland Holt, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Plimmer, T. Gaunt and Co. Boy Scouts, per Mr. W. E. L. Wears, Chief Scout Commissioner. Auctioneers – Members of the Auctioneers and Estate Agents Association of Victoria. Florists – Ronalds' Central Florists, Paton's. Piano and Bugles – Allan and Co., Collins Street, Suttons Music Warehouse. Flags – H. Greville Ltd., J. and A. Boyes. Stenographer – Mr. P.H. Roberts. The Artists who are so generously appearing, the Ladies and Gentlemen who disposed of tickets in the streets, also the Ladies selling Sweets, Flowers, and Programmes, and the Artists who volunteered but whose services could not be availed of owing to the length of the Programme. Miss Beatrice Day for taking charge of the sales of the Sweets, Flowers, and Programmes. Berry Bros., Collins Street, Peardon Bros., Sands & McDougall, Bates & Co., Corder Bros., Robertson & Moffatt, Aret & Son, Detmold & Co., Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co., Wilson Bros., Hooker, Mrs Williams, Levy Bros., Harrison & San Miguel, Fletcher, Chester & Co., Bussell & Robson, Hennessey Bros. The Lord Mayor of Melbourne (Alderman D. V. Hennessy), and Chief Commissioner of Police (Mr. Sainsbury). Committee of Management: - Julius Knight, T. Taylor Darbyshire, Harry Musgrove, Julius Grant, Phil, Finkelstein, Bert Bailey, J. Charles Humphry's, Leo DuChateau, Fred Audon, John Tait, W. F. Russell, W. Watt, Harry Muller, Chas. A. Wenman, Joseph Blascheck, A. J. Davidspn, A. E. Huckerby, George H. Smith (Hon. Secretary). Hon. Business Managers: - George H. Smith, Harry Musgrove, Julius Grant. Hon Treasurers : Fred Nicholson, W. F. Russell, Edward Maurice. Hon. Press Representative: Phil Finelstein. Hon. Stage Managers: - Thomas Foster, Bob Anderson, Fred, Young, J.J. Bell, Chas Muller, Claude Vernon, Richard Weathersby. Hon. Conductors: - J. R. Keers, Harry Burton, George Sutch, William Quintrelll, J. B. Knowles, E. Friedman. Hon. Stage Directors: - Charles A. Wenman and Bert Bailey. These Programmes donated by Syd. Day, The Printer Ltd. The Programme Blocks by Patterson, Shugg & Co. The Design for Cover by Hackett & Northfield. Read "The Lone Hand" The Australian Monthly Magazine. Enlarged!! Buy a copy of the September Issue, and let us know what you think of it. All Newsagents. 6d. To Theatregoers! You are not in the swim unless you take the "Theatre Magazine". The only Australian Paper devoted entirely to the Stage. Beautifully printed on art paper, superbly illustrated and full of interesting reading. Monthly 3d. Syd. Day The Printer Ltd. The Recognised Leader in everything connected with Good Printing. At right prices. There is not any kind of Printing we cannot do. Melbourne: 103-105 Lonsdale Street, Sydney: 214 George Street, Adelaide: Alfred Chrs., Currie Street.

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Royal Naval Veterans. In the "Patriotic Tableaux" to-day there figure a number of Royal Naval Veterans. It may interest the audience to know their records. They wear no uniform, but as actors in "Deeds that Won the Empire." they display the Decorations they have won: Name, Men of War, Dates, Decorations, Medals, Clasps Etc. Thomas Cooker – H.M.S. - Agememnon", 1854, Crimea, Clasp for Sebastopol-Medjedie, H.M.S "Pylades", 1845, China, Taku Forts, T.W. Ransom – H.M.S "Pelorus", 1860, Maori War, New Zealand, H.M.S "Miranda", 1860, Maori War, New Zealand, H.M.S "Curacoa", 1864, With the Naval Brigades Landed, Thomas White – H.M.S "Algers", 1856, Maori War, New Zealand (wounded), H.M.S "Curocoa", 1863, Maori War, New Zealand, Robert Bugg – H.M.S "Leander", 1854, Crimea Clasp for Sebastpol, Sea of Azoff, John Pell – H.M.S "Hannibal", 1854, Crimea, Baltic, Clasp for Sebastpol. H.M.S "Iris", 1860, Maori War, New Zealand, Abel Bennett, H.M.S "Curcoa", 1854, Crimea, Clasp for Sebastpol, H.M.S. "St. Vincent", 1855, Sea of Azoff, J. H. Young, H.M.S. "Pearl", 1875, China, 1900, Charles Marstin, H.M.S. "Albion", 1854, Crimea Clasp for Inkerman, Sea of Azoff, William French - H.M.S "Medusa", 1865, West Coast of Africa, H.M.S. "Blanche", 1870, West Coast of Africa, Harry Bourne – H.M.S. "Pearl", 1857, China Ragosima, James Tubb, H.M.S. "Royal Albert", 1854, Crimea and Turkish War, H.M.S. "Brittania", 1854, Clasp for Sebastpol. H. Claringbold, H.M.S. "Shannon", 1857 Indian Mutiny, Peel's Naval Brigade, Lucknow and Delhi. Thomas Seabridge, H.M.S. "Lion", 1855, Maod War, New Zealand, H.M.S. "Curacoa", 1863, Maori War, New Zealand, D. H. Hogan, H.M.S. "Fantome", 1853, Australia March to Eureka Stockade.

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2. Programme

Date 28 August 1914
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) Friday August 28th 1914
Venue Her Majesty's Theatre
Venue address Melbourne [Australia]
Document ID ET-D486a Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes In aid of the Australian Patriotic Fund; signed by Ellen Terry.

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