Once a Clown, Always a Clown

Once a Clown, Always a Clown  (1927) 
by DeWolf Hopper, edited by Wesley Winans Stout

ONCE A CLOWN

ALWAYS A CLOWN

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Copyright Strauss-Peyton Studio. Collection of Albert Davis, Brooklyn, N. Y.

DeWolf Hopper To-day

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Once a Clown, Always a
Clown:
Reminiscences of DeWolf Hopper

WRITTEN IN COLLABORATION WITH

WESLEY WINANS STOUT

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS


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LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY

BOSTON • • 1927

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Copyright, 1925, 1926, 1927,

By De Wolf Hopper


All rights reserved


Published January, 1927

Printed in the United States of America

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The authors wish to express their gratitude to Terry Ramsaye and their indebtedness to him for some of the facts and information about various personalities in motion pictures, included in the chapter "Came Dawn at Hollywood."

ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. De Wolf Hopper To-dayFrontispiece
  2. Edna Wallace and DeWolf Hopper in "Panjandrum"8
  3. Hopper and Marshall P. Wilder in Their Own Version of the Balcony Scene from "Romeo and Juliet"32
  4. Harry Davenport36
  5. Annie Russell36
  6. Digby Bell and Mr. Hopper as Young Men54
  7. Marguerite Clark and DeWolf Hopper in "The Pied Piper"58
  8. Delia Fox in "The Little Trooper"68
  9. The Actors' Team that Played the New York Press Club in 188982
  10. Sarah Bernhardt at the Time of Her First American Appearance in "Camille"100
  11. Olga Nethersole104
  12. Maude Adams and Henry Miller in Their Frohman Stock Company Days108
  13. Mrs. Drew, Mother of John Drew and Grandmother of the Barrymores, as Mrs. Malaprop120
  14. Douglas Fairbanks in "Frenzied Finance", 1905136
  15. Mary Pickford in Earlier Days136
  16. Chester Withey, Fay Tincher and DeWolf Hopper in "Sunshine Dad", 1915142
  17. Harry Montague178
  18. Maurice Barrymore218


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1935, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.