The third picture of the "What Happened to Mary" series, takes our interesting little heroine into the glare of the footlights where she gets her first introduction to the trials and ... See full summary
Mary in Stage Land (1912) Online
The third picture of the "What Happened to Mary" series, takes our interesting little heroine into the glare of the footlights where she gets her first introduction to the trials and pitfalls that beset the path of many girls who become disciples of Thespis. There is the typical manager who finally secures an "angel" (backer) in the person of John Chase, a rich young man about town. Each serves the other's purpose. Through a kindness done to Daisy, a poverty stricken chorus girl, Mary is engaged as a "show girl" in a musical comedy. During rehearsals Mary hears Daisy in her part so often that she learns it herself and when Daisy is taken ill on the opening night, Mary is given the part and makes a hit. Her fresh young face and unsophisticated ways have not escaped the eye of John Chase, the rich backer of the show, and his pursuit of her is characteristic of this type of human vulture; she is flattered by being kept in the part, even after Daisy's recovery. He is continually by her in...
|Arthur Housman||-||The Principal Comedian|
|Carey Lee||-||The Leading Lady|
|Walter Edwin||-||Manager of the Society Queen|
|Yale Benner||-||John Chase|
|James Smith||-||The Stage Manager|