Saturday, January 08, 2011
Abe Attell - Owen Moran featherweight title fight of the prior day -- a draw. Atell and Moran would have a rematch later in the year, and the result would be the same. Not until 1910 would Attell finally defeat the spunky Briton.
Herriman's other cartoon accompanies a rave review for the Belasco Theatre's presentation of Charley's Aunt, which was originally put on the stage in 1892 and has been a fixture pretty much ever since. Note another appearance by Charles Ruggles, later a noted film actor, who oddly enough had the lead in the first talkie film version of the play. Florence Smythe, too, rates a short Wiki entry.
Labels: Herriman's LA Examiner Cartoons