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    • Lulu Belle

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    • In this melodrama, Lulu Belle (played in blackface by Lenore Ulric) is a flamboyant prostitute who pounds the pavements both of San Juan Hill and Harlem ; she succeeds in luring a white barber, George Randall (Henry Hull), away from his wife and...
    • Blue Jeans

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    • Poster depicting the famed saw mill scene. Blue Jeans is a melodrama that opened in New York City in 1890 to great popularity. The sensation of the play is a scene where the unconscious hero is placed on a board approaching a huge buzz saw in a...
    • Blue Jeans

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    • Blue Jeans is a melodrama that opened in New York City in 1890 to great popularity. The sensation of the play is a scene where the unconscious hero is placed on a board approaching a huge buzz saw in a sawmill, which became one of the most dramatic...
    • Octoroon, The

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    • Melodrama and realism were common allies as realism sought to escape the problems inherent in it and melodrama sought a new authentication as in the 1861 production of The Octoroon
    • Octoroon, The

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    • Melodrama and realism were common allies as realism sought to escape the problems inherent in it and melodrama sought a new authentication as in the 1861 production of The Octoroon
    • Letter from Frank Berigan

    • BERIGAN FRANK A. SR. 1899-1973 OMAHA NEB. BERIGAN BROS. LIVE STOCK COMMISSION CO. OMAHA NEB. RECORDS CORRESPONDENCE ANIMAL INDUSTRY NEBRASKA OMAHA GROSS BRICK W. A. CATTLE PRICES MELODRAMA NEBRASKA OMAHA ROME HOTEL OMAHA NEB.
    • Letter from Frank Berigan to W. A. Gross of Pine Bluff, Wyoming. May 3, 1940. Description: This letter mentions cattle prices, a wrestling match, Golden Spike days, and having a charge account at the drug store. Omaha, Nebraska.
    • Count of Monte Christo

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    • James O'Neill as Edmund Dantes and Clara Morris, one of the leading exponent of overblown, emotional acting ; O'Neill's interpretation of the part caused a sensation with the theater-going public ; the San Francisco News Latter was less...
    • Set designs

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    • Charles Lehr was one of America's most highly respected scene painters during the 19th century ; his training as a dioramist in the 1830s is evident in this sketch from Harper's Weekly of a scene he created for a production of The Jewess, a...

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