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Glee Club Musical Comedy 1930

Pickles, a Musical Comedy
Presented by J. T. H. S. Glee Clubs
High School Auditorium, March 4, 1930, 8:00 o’clock

Jonas H. Pennington, an American millionaire pickle manufacturer, with his daughter, June, arrives in Vienna amidst preparations for the annual carnival. To his consternation he finds Jones, his advertising expert, advertising Pennington’s Peter Piper Pickles too well. An old acquaintance, Lady Vivian, a wealthy Englishwoman, also arrives on her annual quest in search of her daughter, who was lost near Vienna at carnical time when a baby. Kinski, the pompous police chief, plots to substitute the lost child of Lady Vivian and marry her for the fortune. A band of Gypsies visits the carnival led by Jigo, the chieftain, and his supposed daughter, Ilona. Events lead all to the Gypsy camp, where a magic pool reveals the face of Lady Vivian’s daughter. Arthur Crefont, a poor artist, wins recognition of his art and also the hand of June Pennington. Lady Vivian consents to become Mrs. Pennington; Kinski’s plot is exposed; Ilona is restored to her mother and Jones is rewarded with success in his campaign for the hand of Ilona.

Speaking parts coached by Newton Settle.

Accompanist – Della Day

Dancing chorus – Naomi Rhoads, Ruth Heiderscheid, Margaret Hanes, Virginia Wiles, Virginia Cummings, Loretta Leak, Vivian Schell, Virginia House.

Vienese burghers – Harriet Close, Florence Edwards, Mary Alice Fulkerson, Margaret Groppel, Lois Hefner, Kathryn Snedeker, Willia Stephenson, Doris Voorhees, Joseph Arnold, Immanuel Ayres, Joseph Ballard, Wilbur Campbell, Ivan Heiderscheid, Hugh Rowden, Elmer Searles, Truman Yocum.

Tourists – Elizabeth Bloomer, Charlotte Cockrell, Alice Landon, Mary Morrison, Irene Murray, Edith Pearce, Marie Sunderland, Lorene Whitlow, Bernard Bahr, Maurice Dahmus, Roman Dahmus, Raymond Liles, Joe Morrison, Ellsworth Stelle, Moore Stelle, Russel Wells.

Cast

Hans Maier, Rupert Anderson
Louisa, Loretta Gibbons
Captain Kinski, John McQuerrey
Bumski & Rumski, Jake Bradshow & Prentiss Cheney
J. Jennison Jones – Jacob Harmon
Jingo, Carl Wilson
Ilona, Jewell Sidwell
Arthur Crefont, Franklin Schmidt
June Pennington, Thelma Long
Jonas H. Pennington, Frederick Miller
Lady Vivian Delancy, Pauline Pearce
Waiter, Norman Steiner
Gypsy dancer, Elizabeth Bloomer
Ballet dancers – Ruth Heiderscheid & Vivian Schell

From Marty Crull.

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