Herbert Hall Winslow

Herbert Hall Winslow (November 23, 1865 – June 1, 1930)[1] was an American stage actor and playwright. He acted in and directed in the 1914 silent film Manon Lescaut.[2]

Herbert Hall Winslow
Herbert Hall Winslow.jpg
1893 drawing of Winslow
BornNovember 23, 1865
DiedJune 1, 1930 (aged 64)
OccupationWriter, Actor
Years active1914–1924 (film)

Winslow was born in Keokuk, Iowa.[1]

More than 100 plays that Winslow wrote were produced, most of which were performed by stock theater companies and touring troupes.[3] His works that were produced on Broadway included He Loved the Ladies (1927), Mercenary Mary (1925), What's Your Wife Doing? (1923), Broken Branches (1922), Just Around the Corner (1919), The Girl From Broadway (1907), The Spellbinder (1904), The Vinegar Buyer (1903), and The Great Northwest (1896).[1]

A scene from "The Vinegar Buyer, 1903"

In 1893, Winslow sought a divorce from his wife, Daisey, but the Yankton, South Dakota, jury's decision went in his wife's favor, and the couple remained married.[4]

On June 1, 1930, Winslow died at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York at age 64.[1]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Herbert Hall Winslow". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  2. ^ Fryer & Usova p.179
  3. ^ Fisher, James; Londré, Felicia Hardison (2017). Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 714. ISBN 9781538107867. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Didn't Get It". Argus-Leader. South Dakota, Sioux Falls. March 22, 1893. p. 8. Retrieved 23 August 2019 – via Newspapers.com.

BibliographyEdit

  • Paul Fryer, Olga Usova. Lina Cavalieri: The Life of Opera's Greatest Beauty, 1874-1944. McFarland, 2003.

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