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Twenty-six years of the life of an actor and manager

interspersed with sketches, anecdotes, and opinions of the professional merits of the most celebrated actors and actresses of our day

by Francis Courtney Wemyss

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Published by Burgess, Stringer and Co. in New-York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859,
  • Theater -- United States -- History,
  • Theatrical managers -- Biography,
  • Actors -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis Courtney Wemyss.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2251 .W45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23351963M
    LC Control Number19019742
    OCLC/WorldCa4893523

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