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Poster for "A Modern Cinderella"

Poster for "A Modern Cinderella" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Color lithograph poster announcing “A Notable Production of the Last Word in Musical Comedy A Modern Cinderella/Book & Lyrics by Caspar Nathan/Music by Hampton Durand." The image is a line of eight women wearing gay hats and flowered dresses ending with a man in top hat and tails.
Image ID:89904
Creation Date:1901   ca.
Creator Name:Ackermann-Quigley Lithography Company
Collection Name:WCFTR Posters)
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:4.1.0003A
Original Dimensions:84 cm by 62 cm
Little information is available on this show, although based on the date of the lithograph it played sometime around the turn of the century and was turned into a silent film in 1909 or 1917. Durand was a notable composer, having written songs like "I Love to Love a Mason" (1910), "That Kentucky Rag" (1912), and "Coney Island Washboard Roundelay" (1926) before going on to pen hits for the Mills Brothers in the 1930s.
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