Monday, January 13, 2014

For Wife and Baby

"I'm killing you for my wife and baby"

Sepia-toned poster with simulated strangling (repeated on stage nightly, twice on matinee days)  now preserved at the Library of Congress.

On The Stroke of TwelveThe Plausible American Comedy Drama, was a long-running  hit in New York during the season of 1899.