Lewis Morrison best known for Iago by Thomas Fitch

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Lewis Morrison best known for Iago by Thomas Fitch - *j"T VERY act-^r of ability can do or Lj «y one...
*j"T VERY act-^r of ability can do or Lj «y one thing better than it has |f\ been said or dune by any of his enntf niporaries. No tragedian, living or d<'ad, ever equaled Frederick Warde in offering as Richard the Third his kingdom for any old horse. Demoniac glee was never better expressed expressed than by the mocking laughter of Louis James in "Francesca da Rimini," Rimini," when, in a paroxysm of delight, he throws himself upon a couch, exclaiming. exclaiming. "What a wife, what a brother!" Laurence Barrett's delineation of the cynical cross-grained patriotic Cassius was never excelled. John McCullough •v as a manufactured rather than a natural natural actor and he played draw poker better than anything else, yet Boucicault Boucicault said of him that he was the only man of his day who knew how to wear a toga, and his delineation of Virglnlus vas a work of art. There never was such 'a Don Caesar de Bazan as the elder Wai lack. Maeready as Shylock; the elder Booth as Sir Giles Overreach; Edwin Booth as Hamlet; Salvinl as Othello; Lewis Morrison as Iago; Henry Irving as Mathias; Edwin Adams as Macbeth; Tom Keene as Fagin; Frank Mayo as Crookett: Madame Ponisi as Desdemona; Rachel as Phaedre; Ellen Terry as Adrienne; Mary Anderson as Juliet; Julia Dean Hayne as Pauline; Clara Morris, in Article 47"; Modjeska es Camille; Rose Eytinge as Nancy t^ykes; "Fanny Davenport as La Tosca; Frances Anne Kemble as Lady Macbeth; Macbeth; Mrs. Leslie Carter in "The Heart of Maryland": Ada Rehan as Portia, and many others, in some part, or part of a part, excelled, and last but not least, greatest among the great, was Forrest as Lear, with his melodious End magnetic orotone.

Clipped from The San Francisco Call24 Jan 1904, SunPage 14

The San Francisco Call (San Francisco, California)24 Jan 1904, SunPage 14
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