Indianopolis News 20.03.24

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Indianopolis News 20.03.24 - A the Ice of to of Father of "Old Bill" i ?...
A the Ice of to of Father of "Old Bill" i ? CAPTAIN; BRUCE BAIRNSFATHER. 1 Captain j Bruce Bairnsfather will be seen at Keith's, next week tn his new sketch taken from his famoua cartoon characters, called "Old Bill and Me." ' "I have been fond of Old Bill for a great many, years." says the captain. "People thought he was a wartime product. As a matter of fact. Bill was fifty years old when the war began. Those fifty years had been a gradual ripening process, a series of adventures tn living, a development of the point of view.whlch endeared Old Bill Instantly to so many thousands of people. He was famtlisr to me long before I put him on paper. I love him still. But sometimes ( would like to turn my attention from him to other matters." , Captalni Bairnsfather .has three other plays that he wants to write-not about Old BilL One is a society comedy drama, all complete, even to the color of the heroine's hair, needing only to be jotted down on paper. But Old BUI won't stand for it. He and the public conspire to keep Capt. Bairnsfather "on the hop " i Oveneia England Bairnsfather' s second fVy. "Old BilL M. P." is still going strong after eighteen months of- sucedts. The "Better 'Ole has been fllr3sl, as has this second i'ptayj CapVi Bairnsfather . having just complete an eight-reel scenario of the pea A peace time adventures of Old" BUI which win be released next month in Lci-don. Meantime the "halls") have -manded a glimpse of the lm. character. I eo Captain! BaJrnsfaCjr has been making a tour of i the leTJn ing English vaudeville houses wuu the. sketch which he is mow preserving in America, and .which ils booka.1 for a return engagement In England later In the winter. Old Bill refuse to "take the air." j ; ( . - Mrs. Stalaaker tn -Entertain. Mra. Frank D. Stalnafcer will erf tertaln at luncheon Saturday at tf Propylaum. In honor of j Professor ag Mrs. Will Scott, of Bloomirtgton. fssa lowing a lecture. at II .o'clock, to f?" given by Professor Scott on "Indiani Birds." Other honor guests at the luncheon will be the aewi membex of the Propylaeum Association.; Charles ilfa Established US Hi; Old Fashioned ; . in platinum,

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 20 Mar 1924, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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