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amazing career of Sir Giles Overreach

Robert Hamilton Ball

amazing career of Sir Giles Overreach

being the life and adventures of a nefarious scoundrel who for three centuries pursued his sinister designs in almost all the theatres of the British Isles and America : the whole comprising a history of the stage

by Robert Hamilton Ball

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Published by Princeton University Press, H. Milford at the Oxford University Press in Princeton, N.J, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Massinger, Philip, -- 1583-1640.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSir Giles Overreach.
    Statementby Robert Hamilton Ball.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 467p. :
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17175570M

    Color portrait of Edward Loomis Davenport as Sir Giles Overreach in the play A New Way to Pay Old Debts. Type of Resource Still image Identifiers NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b MSS Unit ID: Archives EAD ID: Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1f0-c6cfae-3ccc4b Rights Statement. He further increased his reputation with portrayals of Richard III, Iago, Othello, Macbeth, Barabbas, and Sir Giles Overreach. In the United States in –21 Kean had many triumphs, but a broken engagement in Boston ruined his popularity there. Kean's personal life was as stormy as his career.

    Life and work Early life. Born in London on 24 September , Burton was the son of William George Burton (), a printer and the author of Research into the religions of the Eastern nations as illustrative of the scriptures in Intended for a career in the church, Burton was a pupil at St. Paul's School in London, an institution associated also with the dramatic names of Robert Born: 24 September , London, United Kingdom. But, sir, the moment I went to strike him, there were many noblemen in the green-room, full dressed, with their swords and large wigs (for the green-room was a sort of state-room then, sir). Well, they were all alarmed, and jumped upon the benches, waiting in silent amazement till the affair was over.   KEAN, EDMUND (–), actor, the son of Anne Carey, hawker and itinerant actress, was born on 4 Nov. in the chambers occupied by his maternal grandfather, George Saville Carey [q. v.], through whom his supposed descent is traced to .

    (–77). Edward Davenport was considered one of the most skilled and popular American actors of the midth century. Some of his finest roles were Hamlet, Brutus in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Bill Sikes in a stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist, and Sir Giles Overreach in Philip Massinger’s comedy A New Way to Pay Old Debts. The English playwright Philip Massinger () was a productive dramatist, although much of his energy was devoted to collaboration and revision. His most distinctive work reflects a religious and moral earnestness but somewhat limited powers of characterization. Philip Massinger was born in Salisbury, southern England. He was the son of Arthur. “A New Way to pay Old Debts,” the same in which Sir Giles Overreach is the prominent character. I ought to feel ashamed to say, as I did say, in reply to this, that I never read the play alluded to, nor a single line of Massinger's works; neither have I ever seen Sir Giles Overreach even upon the stage.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedEdmund Kean as Sir Pdf Overreach in 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts', By George Clint (). The renowned English actor Edmund Kean (–) appearing as Sir Giles Overreach in Philip Massinger's English Renaissance drama. Coincidentally, Sir Giles Overreach was a favorite character of John Wilkes Booth’s father, Junius Brutus Booth, Sr.

The elder Booth had performed the role over times during his career. On Friday, June 26th, Morgan paid John Wilkes Booth the $50 he was owed.The amazing career of Sir Giles Overreach; Ball, Robert Hamilton, PRM5