Event Ye Olde Englyshe Fayre; Variety; Cinematographe
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Venue Theatre Royal, Coolgardie, WA
First Date 4 March 1897
Opening Date 4 March 1897
Last Date 5 March 1897
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "The first part comprised a Christy minstrelsy and variety show, furnishing some good and some not so good musical selections, funnyisms by the corner-men, terpischorean exhibitions by the ladies, and pedagraphy extraordinary by Mr. Mooney. Acrobat Ouda amazed with his 'high ladder' act. The farce - which was a farce - Put a Penny in the Slot - preceded the turning out of the lights and the turning on of the cinematographe."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Comedy
Edison Cinematographe
Name Function Notes
Ouda Acrobat
Bob Bell Comedian
James Mooney Dancer
George A Jones General Manager
Madge Stagpole Mezzo-Soprano
Ida Holbein Minstrel
Emmie Smith Singer
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper Coolgardie Miner 4 Mar. 1897 vol 3, no.697, p.2; 5 Mar. 1897 vol.3, no.698, pp. 2 and 4; 6 Mar. 1897 vol.3 no. 699. p.4
WA Goldfields Project
Event Identifier 92041