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  • (1903) Stage: Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Glad of It" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Clyde Fitch. Savoy Theatre: 28 Dec 1903-Jan 1904 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Edward Abeles, Gypsey Alcott, E.H. Barlab, Alice Brittain, Frank Brownlee, Thomas Burns, Karlene Carman, Edward Collins, Clifford E. Constable, Rosa Cook, J.R. Cooley, Adelaide Hendricks, Rose Hubbard, Millie James, Emma Janvier, Gerald Kelly, Josephine Mack, Rosa Marston, Thomas Meighan, Georgie Mendum, Prince Miller, Grant Mitchell, William Palmer, Florida Pier, Fanny Addison Pitt, Phyllis Rankin, Anita Rothe, Leonora Ruiz, Zelda Sears, Hassard Short (as "Reginald Norton"), Olive Spencer, Robert Warwick, Lucile Watson (as "Clarita Baxter"), Charles Wentz, Claire Winston, Jim Wyke. Produced by Charles Frohman.
  • (1904) Stage: Appeared (as "Charley Hyne") in "The Dictator" on Broadway. Farce [return engagement]. Written by Richard Harding Davis. Criterion Theatre: 24 Aug 1904-Sep 1904 (closing date unknown/25 performances). Cast: Edward Abeles (as "Simpson, alias Jim, Brook's Valet"), William Collier (as "Brook Travers, alias Steve"), Charles Jackson, Louise Allen, Louis Eagan, Howard Estabrook, Rose Flynn, Augustus Goodson, Lida Hall, Wallace McCutcheon (as "Cpl. Manuel"), Thomas McGrath, George Nash, Brigham Royce, Frances Sedgewick, Harry Senton, Harry West, Emmet Whitney. Produced by Charles Frohman.
  • (1905) Stage: Appeared in "Pantaloon" / "Alice Sit-by-the-Fire" (joint production). Both plays written by J.M. Barrie. Criterion Theatre: 25 Dec 1905-Mar 1906 (closing date unknown/81 performances). "Alice Sit-by-the-Fire"--Cast: Beatrice Agnew (as "Amy Grey"), Ethel Barrymore (as "Mrs. Grey"), John Barrymore (as "Stephen Rollo"), Florence Busby (as "Fanny"), Bruce McRae (as "Col. Grey"), Mary Nash (as "Leonora Dunbar"), Lillian Reed (as "Richardson"), May Davenport (as "Seymour Nurse"), Cyril Smith (as "Cosmo Grey"). "Pantaloon"--Cast: Beatrice Agnew (as "Columbine"), John Barrymore (as "Clown"), Lionel Barrymore (as "Pantaloon"), John P. Kennedy (as "Harlequin"), Leona Powers (as "The Child"). Produced by Charles Frohman.
  • (1940-42) Radio series: Appeared on "The Rudy Vallee Sealtest Program".
  • Spoken Word Recording: "John Barrymore Reads Shakespeare", Vol. 1 (Audio Rarities [2280])
  • (1908) Stage: Appeared in "Toddles" on Broadway. Written by Clyde Fitch. Based on the French of Tristan Bernard and 'Andre Godfernaux'. Directed by William Seymour and Clyde Fitch. Garrick Theatre: 16 Mar 1908-Mar 1908 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Hylton Allen, J. Browning, J.T. Chaillee, Armand Cortes, J.R. Crauford, Arthur Elliott, Pauline Frederick, Jeffreys Lewis, Harry Lillford, Frederick Lyon, Sadie Martinot, Louis Massen, Isabel Richards, Virginia Smith, Olive Temple, Charles Walcott, Oswald Yorke. Produced by Charles Frohman.
  • (1909) Stage: Appeared in "Stubborn Cinderella" on Broadway. Musical.
  • (1912) Stage: Appeared (as "Anatol") in "The Affairs of Anatol" on Broadway. Written by Arthur Schnitzler. Directed by George Foster Platt. Little Theatre: 14 Oct 1912-Dec 1912 (closing date unknown/72 performances). Cast: Marguerite Clark (as "Hilda"), Alfred De Ball (as "Waiter"), Albert Easdale (as "Franz"), Katherine Emmett (as "Gabrielle"), Gail Kane (as "Bianca"), Doris Keane (as "Mimi"), Isabel Lee (as "Lona"), Oswald Yorke (as "Max"). Produced by Winthrop Ames. NOTE: Filmed as The Affairs of Anatol (1921).
  • (1911) Stage: Appeared in "Uncle Sam" on Broadway. Comedy. Produced by Charles B. Dillingham.
  • (1909) Stage: Appeared (as "Nathaniel Duncan") in "The Fortune Hunter" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Winchell Smith. Gaiety Theatre: 4 Sep 1909-Jul 1910 (closing date unknown/345 performances). Cast: Sidney Ainsworth [final Broadway role], John Charles Brownell, Eda Bruna, Charles H. Crosby, Edward Ellis, Charles Fisher, Hale Hamilton (as "Henry Kellogg"), Walter Horton, Kathryn Marshall, James Montgomery, Edgar Nelson, Forrest Robinson (as "Mr. Graham"), David Rosenthal, Mary Ryan, John Sutherland, George Loane Tucker. Produced by Cohan & Harris. NOTES: (1) One of the most successful pre-WWI Broadway productions. (2) Filmed as The Fortune Hunter (1927), The Fortune Hunter (1920), The Fortune Hunter (1914), The Fortune Hunter (1952)).
  • (1914) Stage: Appeared (as "Julian Rolfe") in "The Yellow Ticket" on Broadway. Written by Michael Morton. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: 20 Jan 1914-Jun 1914 (closing date unknown/183 performances). Cast: Emmett Corrigan (as "Monsieur Zoubatoff"), A.C.P. Evans (as "Vassellevitch"), Macy Harlam (as "Petrov Paviak"), Elaine Inescourt (as "Marjory Seaton"), Julian L'Estrange (as "Count Nikolai Rostov"), Harry Lillford (as "Boglosky"), John Mason Baron (as "Stepan Audrey"), Florence Reed (as "Marya Varenka"), David Torrence (as "John Seaton"), Michael Wilens (as "Peter"). Produced by A.H. Woods. NOTE: Barrymore's role later played by Laurence Olivier in the film version of the play (The Yellow Ticket (1931). The film, however, did feature Lionel Barrymore, John's elder brother, in an important role.
  • (3/29/28) Radio: Appeared on an NBC radio special: "The Dodge Hour", with D.W. Griffith, Charles Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks. Sponsored by Dodge Brothers to introduce its newest automobile, it was broadcast from New York, Detroit and Hollywood. No recording is known to exist.
  • (1913) Stage: Appeared (as "George McFarland") in "Believe Me Xantippe" on Broadway. Comedy/romance. Written by John Frederick Ballard [credited as Frederick Ballard]. Directed by John Craig. 39th Street Theatre (moved to The Comedy Theatre from 6 Oct 1913-close): 19 Aug 1913-Oct 1913 (closing date unknown/79 performances). Cast: Alpha Beyers, Frank Campeau (as "Simp Calloway"), Katherine Harris, Henry Hull, Alonzo Price, Albert Roberts, Theodore Roberts (as "The Sheriff"), M. Tello Webb, Mary Young (as "Dolly"). Produced by William A. Brady. NOTE: (1) Title refers to the shrewish wife of the Greek philosopher Socrates, Xantippe. (2) Filmed as Believe Me, Xantippe (1918).
  • (1914) Stage: Appeared (as "Chick Hewes") in "Kick In" on Broadway. Written by Willard Mack [earliest Broadway credit]. Longacre Theatre (moved to The Theatre Republic on 16 Nov 1914-close): 15 Oct 1914-Mar 1915 (closing date unknown/188 performances). Cast: Lionel Adams (as "Jack Diggs"), Noel Arnold (as "Gus"), Annie Mack Berlein, Paul Everton, Edward Gillespie, Jane Grey (as "Molly"), Katherine Harris (as "Daisy"), Edward Mack (credited as Edward J. Mack; as "Old Tom"), Maidel Turner (as "Boston Bessie"), Josephine Victor (as "Myrtle Sylvester"), Forrest Winant (As "Charles Cary"). Produced by A.H. Woods.
  • (1916) Stage: Appeared (as "William Falder") in "Justice" on Broadway. Written by John Galsworthy. Candler Theatre: 3 Apr 1916-Jul 1916 (closing date unknown/104 performances). Cast: F. Cecil Butler, Wallis Clark, Cecil Clovelly (as "Sweedle"), Charles Dodsworth, Charles Francis, Walter Geer, Rupert Harvey, O.P. Heggie (as "Robert Cokeson"), Warren F. Hill, Lester Lonergan, Thomas Louden, John S. O'Brien, Henry Stephenson (as "James How"), Ashton Tonge, Watson White (as "Cowley"; Broadway debut). Produced by Corey-Williams-Riter Inc.
  • (1921) Stage: Appeared (as "Gwymplane") in "Claire de Lune" by Blanche Oelrichs (billed as "Michael Strange") on Broadway. Also in cast: Ethel Barrymore (as "Queen Anne").
  • (1919) Stage: Appeared (as "Giannetto0 Malespina") in "The Jest" on Broadway. Comedy/tragedy. Adapted from the Italian of Sem Benelli. Book adaption by Edward Sheldon. Plymouth Theatre: 9 Apr 1919- 14 Jun 1919 (77 performances). Cast: E.J. Ballantine (as "Fazio, Gianetto's Servant"), Lionel Barrymore (as "Neri Chiaramantesi, A Captain of the Mercenaries"), George Casselberry (as "Nencio, Calandra's Servant"), Cecil Clovelly (as "The Doctor"), Rankin Davenport (as "Lapo, Ginevra's Servant"), Maude Durand (as "Cintia, Ginevra's Servant"), Arthur Forrest (as "Tornaquinci, A Friend of the Medici"), Alexander F. Frank (as "The Executioner"), Maude Hanaford (as "Ginevra, A Fishmonger's Daughter"), Paul Irving (as "Calandra, Tornaquinci's Servant"), Jacob Kingsbury (as "A Lieutenant"), Martha McGraw (as "Lucrezia"), H. Charles Smith (as "Camus, Calandra's Servant"), Gilda Varesi Archibald (as "Fiametta"). Produced by Arthur Hopkins.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Allen Manville") in "My Dear Children", Chicago, IL.
  • (1939) Stage: Appeared in "The Green Goodess", Chicago, IL. Also in cast: Orson Welles.
  • (1920) Stage: Appeared (as "Richard III") in King Richard III" on Broadway. Historical drama (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Directed / produced by Arthur Hopkins. Plymouth Theatre: 6 Mar 1920-Mar 1920 (closing date unknown/27 performances). Cast included: Denis Auburn (as "Lord Grey, son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriage to John Grey"), E.J. Ballantine (as "George, Duke of Clarence, brother to the King"), Malcolm Barrett (as "Sir James Blunt"), Tracy Barrow (as "First Murderer"), Lois Bartlett (as "Child of Clarence"), Raymond Bloomer (as "Richmond"), Helen Chandler (as "Child of Clarence" / "Richard"), Cecil Clovelly (as "Second Murderer"), Reginald Denny, William Keighley (as "Sir William Blackenbury"), Arthur Row (as "King Henry VI"), Montague Rutherford (as "Cardinal Bourchier" / "Sir Richard Ratcliffe"), Lewis Sealy (as "Lord Hastings, Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV"), John M. Troughton (as "Sir James Tyrrel"), Marshall Vincent (as "Richard, Duke of York, younger son to the King"), Stanley Warmington (as "Sir William Catesby"), Robert Whitehouse (as "John Howard, Duke of Norfolk" / "Earl of Westmoreland"), Mrs. Thomas A. Wise (as "Duchess of York, mother to Edward IV, Gloucester and Clarence").
  • (1940) Stage: Appeared (as "Allan Manville"; final Broadway role) in "My Dear Children" on Broadway. Comedy/farce. Written by Catherine Turney and Jerry Horwin. Music by Maurice Nitke. Directed by Otto Preminger. Belasco Theatre: 31 Jan 1940-18 May 1940 (117 performances). Cast: Tala Birell (as "Felice" / "Countess de Britonne"), George Reynolds (as "Titcomb"), Patricia Waters (as "Portia Trent"), Stiano Braggiotti (as "Jacques Korbi"), Leo Chalzel (as "Ernst Van Betke"), Doris Dudley (as "Cordelia Clark"), Lois Hall (as "Miranda Burton"), Roland Hogue (as "Albert'), Otto Hulett (as "Reed Hanson"), Arnold Korff (as "Kleinbach"), Phillip Reed (as "Willard Nelson"), Kenneth Treseder (as "Lee Stevenson"). Produced by Richard Aldrich and Richard Myers.
  • (1922) Stage: Appeared (as "Hamlet") in "Hamlet" on Broadway. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Incidental music by Robert Russell Bennett [Broadway debut]. Musical Director: Maurice Nitke. Production Design by Robert Edmond Jones. Lighting Design by George Schaff. Directed / produced by Arthur Hopkins. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 16 Nov 1922-Feb 1923 (closing date unknown/101 performances). Cast: Lowden Adams, E.J. Ballantine (as "Marcellus" / Officer"), Frank Boyd, Lawrence Cecil (as "Guildenstern" / "Courtier"), John Clark, Cecil Clovelly (as "Gravedigger"), Stephanie D'Este, Rosalinde Fuller (as "Ophelia, daughter to Polonius"), Frank Hearn, Paul Huber (as "Rosencrantz" / "Courtier"), Whitford Kane (as "Gravedigger"), Frederick Lewis, Burnel Lundee, Sydney Mather, John S. O'Brien, Reginald Pole, Tyrone Power Sr. (as "Claudius, King of Denmark"), Richard Skinner, Edgar Stehli (as "Osric, a Courtier"), Lark Taylor, Vadini Uraneff, Blanche Yurka (as "Gertrude").
  • (January 21, 1924) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (January 15, 1940) He acted in Jerry Horwin's play, "My Dear Children," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.

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