Letters, Sep. 9, 1935

Swinging Carter


TIME rarely betrays its incredible youthfulness. But anyone over forty would recall that it was not Minnie Aladdern Fiske (TIME, Aug 19) but Mrs. Leslie Carter who in 1895 swung herself and David Belasco to fame in The Heart of Maryland.


Chicago, Ill.

Sirs: . . . Did Mrs. Fiske, as well as Mrs. Leslie Carter, appear in The Heart of Maryland which was the play based on the poem referred to? Mrs. Carter acted in that play during the early part of her theatrical...

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