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  • The Future of the Legitimate Theatre
    Text  Colbourne, Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 18 Feb 1932, 74-86     The immediate future of the legitimate theatre intimately dependent upon the press. Dealing with some popular misconceptions about the theatre. A slogan for the professional theatre, coined by Sir Henry Irving: "The theatre that does not pay is dead." Asking and responding to the question, "IS the theatre paying?" The ...
    Text  Colbourne, Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 18 Feb 1932, 74-86   The immediate future of the legitimate theatre intimately dependent upon the press. Dealing with some popular misconceptions about the theatre. A slogan for the professional theatre, coined by Sir Henry ...
  • The Theatre As We Know It
    Text  Hardwicke, Sir Cedric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Oct 1938, 41-54     The speaker's experience in the theatre over the last 25 years. His witness to the theatre ceasing to be an important aspect of the town. Comments on the general lack of knowledge of the theatre. A discussion of the need for a theatre. Trying to do something to get back ...
    Text  Hardwicke, Sir Cedric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Oct 1938, 41-54   The speaker's experience in the theatre over the last 25 years. His witness to the theatre ceasing to be an important aspect of the town. Comments on the general lack ...
  • The Theatre as a Desirable Cultural Force
    Text  Hardwicke, Sir Cedric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 24 Feb 1937, 238-245     The theatre as a cultural force. The drama, "the simplest expression of man, his passions, moods, feelings, character, has been assailed by all forms of mechanical entertainment." Competition from movies and radio resulting in better theatre. Economic difficulties in the professional theatre. The confinement of the drama to the large ...
    Text  Hardwicke, Sir Cedric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 24 Feb 1937, 238-245   The theatre as a cultural force. The drama, "the simplest expression of man, his passions, moods, feelings, character, has been assailed by all forms of mechanical entertainment." Competition from movies ...
  • The Future of the Theatre
    Text  Massey, Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Feb 1934, 438-449     The theatre as one of Canada's cherished institutions. Current issues with regard to the theatre. The continuing theatre. The theatre as the soul of the entertainment business. A discussion as to whether the talking pictures or television will kill or even affect the theatre. Comparisons between the stage and the ...
    Text  Massey, Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Feb 1934, 438-449   The theatre as one of Canada's cherished institutions. Current issues with regard to the theatre. The continuing theatre. The theatre as the soul of the entertainment business. A discussion as ...
  • The Theatre
    Text  Thorndike, Dame Sybil, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Feb 1935, 260-274     Some words on the theatre. The rivalry of the cinema and its anticipated effects. Some words on the theatre and the cinema together. The great need of human beings of personal expression, fulfilled in various ways. The function of the theatre. What the theatre stands for, distinct from the cinema. ...
    Text  Thorndike, Dame Sybil, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Feb 1935, 260-274   Some words on the theatre. The rivalry of the cinema and its anticipated effects. Some words on the theatre and the cinema together. The great need of human beings of ...
  • An Address by Mr. Walter Huston
    Text  Huston, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 25 Apr 1935, 361-373     The speaker's personal reminiscences, interspersed with many anecdotes pertaining to vaudeville. Memories from the speaker's childhood. Mr. Huston's family. Some words about Miss May Irwin, one of the Canadians who was a great help to the speaker during his vaudeville experience. Stories about George M. Cohan. Some words on the ...
    Text  Huston, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 25 Apr 1935, 361-373   The speaker's personal reminiscences, interspersed with many anecdotes pertaining to vaudeville. Memories from the speaker's childhood. Mr. Huston's family. Some words about Miss May Irwin, one of the Canadians who ...
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