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"Daddy Long-Legs" before the Blind: A Curious Performance

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* -91~~L ý Rr: dýf·i. ·l· ~”: 44 is~f 4r rw ý ^ ACTORS I~N THEIRL EVERY. DAY ClOTHES; MO SCURREY; AND BUT TWO PROPERTIES, A BULL AND A CUOP: THE DUKE OF YORK’S COMP~NY’S PERFORMANCE AT SET. DUNETAN’S, REG~XENOTS PARK.


The ~pcial performance of ” Daddy Long-Lags” given by Wis Rende Kelly and hbe Duke of York’s company the other day in the big hall at St. Dunstan’s Hostel for soldiers and sailors blinded in the war was unprecedented Every man in the audience, except a handful of orderties and attendants, was blind, and, accordingly, the artist appeared in everyday dress; there was no scenery; and there were no properties, except a telephone- bell, which had to ring, and a cup, which had to be broken-etails in regard to which


t fact that the indam could not me made no diflrne. That al followed and theaooghty enjoled the panernmanm w er poil evident to to vaarsn by the palpee read~s with which the humrous and pthetic line alim, were appradIted The lund and onin Aewng that roe out after the curtain ell on the lt of the four ab toanhd to the complete suces of the enerthimmt and too guine graiaf em of the audienoe.-ftosiq a CohriD . s Uo.d aere asd C..a.&e



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