The Proud Laird. Comedy. Written by Charles Cartwright and Cosmo Hamilton
. Manhattan Theatre: 24 Apr 1905- Apr 1905 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Augustus Balfour
[Broadway debut], John Bunny
, Charles Burbidge, Catherine Cameron, Robson Dalton, Frederick Edwards, Robert Loraine
, May Lyn, Nina Lyn, Edmund D. Lyons...
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
[on leaving the stage to make films] I have chosen a better thing. I shall live longer than Irving or Booth. Not because I deserve to, but because there is a record of me that they did not leave; the public can have me always the same, so long as the pictures are preserved.
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.