Aunt Hannah. Musical/farce. Music by A. Baldwin Sloane
. Book by Matthew J. Royal. Lyrics by Clay M. Greene
. Assistant Director: Kirtland Calhoun. Directed by Joseph R. Grismer
. Bijou Theatre: 22 Feb 1900- 10 Mar 1900 (21 performances). Cast: Bella Bucklin (as "Martha"), John Bunny
(as "Grosvenor Montmorenci") [Broadway debut], ...
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[on his reasons for leaving the stage to make films] He [the stage actor] doesn't get the big pay that a moving picture actor gets. I get $50,000 a year. How many other legitimate actors get that?
A theater-owner, New York City's Bunny Theatre was named after him. The stone bunny rabbit at the top of the theater building bears mute testimony to the transitory nature of silent film superstardom. The theater, which was eventually renamed the Nova, was closed in 2003.