Theatre Notes, May 28, 1923

The "mummified body of John Wilkes Booth," assassin of Abraham Lincoln, is advertised in a professional theatrical publication as being " for lease." The man who wants to let it is named Bates, and his address is No. 1234 Harbert Avenue, Memphis, Tenn. Startled by the threatened conflict between the Producing Managers' Association and Equity on the " closed shop" controversy, and fearing that should the clash come next fall, no matter what the result, the playwrights would be the grist between the theatrical millstones, the Dramatists' Guild of the Authors' League of...

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