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If You Can’t Laugh, Don’t Come to See the
Womanless Wedding

To be presented at the Red Men’s Hall

By Sympson Levie Co., Bardstown, Ky.--Northern Office: 510 Harwood St., Jackson, Mich.

SPONSORED BY THE SO. DEERFIELD WOMEN’S CLUB

LOCAL MEN AS CHARACTERS

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Screams of Laughter

Be Sure to Come

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BIGGEST AFFAIR EVER STAGED IN SO. DEERFIELD

All Star Cast Headed by Dr. Kenneth Rice, as Leading Lady
Butler Walter Gorey Pat O’Grady Geo. Clapp
Punch Girls-- John Sadowski, Howard Rosie O’Grady Geo. Davis
Waite   President Hoover Foster Sears
Present takers-- Leo Morrisey, Jas. Mrs. Hoover John Bednarski
Macnurnis   Negro Mammy Ed. Morrissey
Bride’s Weeping Mother-- Geo. Roach Baby Sister John Sharkey
Bride’s Comforting Father-- E. E. Rastus Edward Swan, Jr.
Putnam   Sambo Chandler Clapp
Bad Little Brothers-- Fred Brown, Ed Annie Laurie Ralph Laidly
Rice   Kentucky Colonel Wilfred Cowan
Ikey Rosenstein-- Stewart Batchelder Kentucky Lady Caryll Crafts
Bride’s Grandmother--   Groom’s Grandmother Chas. Flynn
  Herbert Graves Groom’s Grandfather Everett Fish
Bride’s Grandfather-- Frank Maynard Rudy Vallee Wallace Wolfram
Charlie Chaplin-- Pete Couture Gen. John J. Pershing Wm. Hayes
Aunt from Shutesbury-- C. C. Mc- Col. Chas. A. Lindbergh  
Cutcheon     Robert Solcombe
Uncle from Shutesbury-- Wm. May Kay Francis W.R. Williams
Twin Sisters-- David Hoyle, F. D. Madam Gallicurci Bernard Burns
Hubbard   Martinelli William Weston
Mary Pickford-- Frank Warner Page Clarence Dacey
Groom’s Haughty Mother-- Clarence Ushers--Roy Russell, Edgar Gilett,
Fisher   Frank Potter, Ulric Germain
Groom’s Haughty Father-- Roy Sabin Best Man Hollis Billings
Flappers of 1931-- Harry Kuenzel, Bishop Marvin Janes
Robert Gass   Bride’s Maids- John Dabowski, Fred
Ex.-Pres. Coolidge-- Lynwood J. Taplin Germain, Wayne Roberts, Roger
    Kennedy  
Mrs. Coolidge-- Arthur Hubbard Maid of Honor Frank Clem
Sis Hopkins John Mannix Matron of Honor Ray Manson
Old Maid Aunt Fred Rowe Ringbearer John Kruk
Fashion Plate S.M. Richardson Flower Girls--F.M. Merrigan, Low-
Fritz Kreisler Herbert Thurber

 

ell Williams
Country Cousin Clifford Hubbard Bride Dr. Kenneth Rice
Henpecked Husband E. W. Wood Groom Guess Who???
Devoted Wife H. W. Dill Trainbearer Lloyd Ellison

THE FOLLOWING SO. DEERFIELD FRIENDS AND FIRMS BOOST "WOMANLESS WEDDING"
STEPHEN BORON, Meats JAMES D. SPLANN Ruberoid Shingles & Roll Roofing,
FISHER’s GARAGE Sherwin-Williams Paint.
OLD DEERFIELD FERTILIZER CO. HOTEL WARREN  
DUCHARME VARIETY STORE RUBY ANNIS BEAUTY SHOP, Tel. 274 S.D.
C.E. PARSONS, Electrical Construction & Appliances  
E.P. SWAN CO., Pickles MORRISSEY’S BLUE & WHITE STORE  
McNERNEY’S BARBER SHOP THE DEERFIELD PRESS  

Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23rd and 24th

SHOW STARTS AT 8:30 P.M.--Adults 50c, Children 35c.
WARNING--This particular play was composed and is owned and produced by SYMPSON LEVIE CO., protected by copyright number 70971 U.S. Copyright Office at Washington, D.C. Any persons or organization attempting infringement using part in any way will be prosecuted to the fullest extent, and collected damages for same.

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
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This poster announces the performance of a comic play in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, staged by the Sympson Levie Co. of Bardstown, Kentucky. The cast, made up entirely of local men, portrayed such characters as President Herbert Hoover and the popular film actress Mary Pickford. Claiming to be the biggest affair ever staged in South Deerfield, the play promised to deliver "screams of laughter." Local businesses showed their support of the play, and advertised themselves at the same time.

 

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"If you Can't Laugh, Don't Come to See the Womanless Wedding"

artisan   Sympson Levie Company
date   1931
location   South Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   9.0"
height   12.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Public Announcements/Broadside
accession #   #L01.105


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