The Bancrofts

Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Mr. & Mrs. Bancroft On and Off the Stage. 2 vols. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1888.

Bancroft. Mr. & Mrs. Bancroft On and Off the Stage. 8th ed. London: RB and Son, 1891.

Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. The Bancrofts: Recollections of Sixty Years. 1909. Reprint. NY: Benjamin Blom, 1969.

Max Beerbohm

Behrman, S.N. Portrait of Max. NY: Random House, 1960.

Cecil, David. Max. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.

Lynch, Bohun. Max Beerbohm in Perspective. London: William Heinemann, 1921.

J.M. Barrie

Birkin, Andrew. J.M. Barrie & The Lost Boys. NY: Clarkson Potter, 1979.

Dunbar, Janet. J.M. Barrie: The Man Behind the Image. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,1970.

Findlater, Richard. Lilian Baylis: The Lady of the Old Vic. London: Allen Lane, 1975.

Trewin, J.C. [Frank] Benson and the Bensonians. London: Barrie & Rockliff, 1960.

Fawkes, Richard. Dion Boucicault: A Biography. Foreword by Donald Sinden. London: Quartet Books (paper), 1979.

Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Dent, Alan. Mrs. Patrick Campbell. London: Museum Press, 1960.

Peters, Margot. Mrs. Pat: The Life of Mrs. Patrick Campbell. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984.

Casson, John. Lewis & Sybil [Casson and Thorndike]. London: Collins. 1972. See also Thorndike.

Cochran, Charles B. Showman Looks On. London: J.M. Dent, 1945.

Collier, Constance. Harlequinade: The Story of My Life. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1929.

McGlasson, Michael. All In The Blood: The Theatrical Ancestry of Sir Peter Cushing. Booklocker, 2006. ["Henry William Cushing, was an actor with Sir Henry Irving's troupe at the Lyceum Theatre between 1890 and 1899"]. — a Ebook a sample of which is available here.

Fleetwood, Frances. Conquest: The Story of a Theatre Family. London: W.H. Allen, 1953.

Stedman, Jane W. W.S. Gilbert: A Classic Victorian & His Theatre. Oxford/NY: Oxford UP, 1996.

Glover, J.M. Jimmy Glover and His Friends. London: Chatto & Windus, 1913.

Kohfeldt, Mary Lou. Lady Gregory: The Woman Behind the Irish Renaissance. NY: Atheneum, 1985.

Orme, Michael. J.T. Grein: The Story of a Pioneer 1862-1935. London: John Murray, 1936.

Grossmith, Weedon. From Studio to Stage. NY: John Lane, 1913.

Hardwicke, Sir Cedric. A Victorian in Orbit. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961.

Pemberton, T. Edgar. John Hare Comedian, 1865-1895. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1895.

Hawtry, Charles. The Truth at Last. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1924.

Hicks, Seymour. Seymour Hicks: Twenty-Four Years of an Actor's Life. London: Alston Rivers, 1910.

Hilliam, B.C. Flotsam's Follies. London: Arthur Barron,1948.

Hollingshead, John. My Lifetime. 2 Vols. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1895.

Jones, Doris Arthur. Taking the Curtain Call: The Life and Letters of Henry Arthur Jones. NY: The Macmillan Co., 1930.

Jupp, James. The Gaiety Stage Door: Thiry Years Reminiscences of the Theatre. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., nd.

Hardwick, J.M.D., ed. Emigrant in Motley [Charles and Ellen Kean]. London: Rockliff, 1954.

Lillie Langtry

Brough, James. The Prince and the Lily: The Story of Lillie Langtry. NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1975.

Sichel, Pierre. The Jersey Lily: The Story of the Fabulous Mrs. Langtry. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1958.

Lano, David. A Wandering Showman, I. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1957.

Harry Lauder

Lauder, Harry. Irving, Gordon. Great Scot! London: Leslie Frewin, 1968.

Lauder, Harry. Between You and Me. NY: The James A. McCann Co., 1919.

Lauder, Harry. Roamin' in the Gloamin'. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1928.

Lauder, Harry. A Minstrel in France. NY: Hearst's International, 1918.

Davis, Jim. John Liston Comedian. London: STR, 1985.

McCarthy, Lillah. Myself and My Friends. With an aside by Bernard Shaw. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1933.

Parry, Edward Abbott. Charles Macklin. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trčbner, 1891.

Richard Mansfield

Wilstach, Paul. Richard Mansfield: The Man and the Actor. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908.

Winter, William. Life and Art of Richard Mansfield. 2 vols. NY: Moffat, Yard, 1910.

Sir John Martin-Harvey

Disher, Maurice Willson. The Last Romantic. The Authorised Biography of Sir John Martin-Harvey. London: Hutchinson, n.d.

Martin-Harvey, Sir John. The Autobiography of Sir John Martin-Harvey. London: Sampson Low, Marston, n.d.

Dickens, Charles, ed. The Life of Charles James Mathews. 2 vols. London: Macmillan, 1879.

Matthews, Jessie. Over My Shoulder. An Autobiography. London: W.H. Allen, 1974 [5].

Phelps, W. May and John Forbes-Robertson. The Life and Life-Work of Samuel Phelps. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1886.

Dunkel, Wilbur Dwight. Sir Arthur Wing Pinero. A Critical Biography with Letters. 1941. Reprint. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1967.

Savin, Maynard. Thomas William Robertson: His Plays and Stagecraft. Providence: Brown UP, 1950.

Robins, Elizabeth. John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life. London and NY: Routledge, 1996.

Stoker, Bram. Barbara Belford. Bram Stoker: A Biography of the Author of Dracula. NY: Knopf, 1996.

Tolles, Winton. Tom Taylor and the Victorian Drama. NY: Columbia UP, 1940.

Tomalin, Claire. The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. NY: Knopf, 1991.

Ellaline and William Terriss

Terriss, Ellaline. Ellaline Terriss By Herself and with Others. London: Cassell, 1928.

Rowell, George. William Terriss and Richard Prince: Two Characters in an Adelphi Melodrama. London: STR, 1987.

Smythe, Arthur J. The Life of William Terriss Actor. Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1898.

Brandon-Thomas, Jevan. Charley's Aunt's Father: A Life of Brandon Thomas. London: Douglas Saunders with Macgibbon & Kee, 1955.

Morley, Sheridan. Sybil Thorndike: A Life in the Theatre. London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1977.

Hatton, Joseph. Reminiscences of J.L. Toole. 2 vols. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1889.

Madame Vestris

Appleton, William W. Madame Vestris and the London Stage. NY: Columbia UP, 1974. Inscribed. Postcards, letter, and photo inserted.

Williams, Clifford John. Madame Vestris: A Theatrical Biography. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973.

Richardson, James B. Mrs. James R. Vincent. Np: The Vincent Club, 1911.

Sir Charles Wyndham

Pemberton, T. Edgar. Sir Charles Wyndham. London: Hutchinson and Co., 1904.

Trewin, Wendy. All on Stage: Charles Wyndham and the Alberys. London: Harrap, 1980.

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