“La Boheme” at New Santa Cruz Excites Interest (Santa Cruz Evening News, 1926)

 

“La Boheme” at New Santa Cruz Excites Interest (Santa Cruz Evening News, 1926)

Santa Cruz Evening News, Volume 39, Number 22, 27 December 1926

“La Boheme” at New Santa Cruz Excites Interest

Music lovers as well as picture goers are awaiting with interest the opening of “La Boheme,” Lillian Gish latest starring vehicle, which comes this evening to the New Santa Cruz theater. Based on the story which inspired the famous opera, it presents the heroine of “The Birth of a Nation,” “Romola” and other famous plays in the role of “Miml,” tragic waif of the Paris Latin quarter, whose story is known and loved by millions. The role is said to be the most nearly perfect vehicle ever selected for Miss Gish’s wistful charm. A notable cast is seen in the new production, which King Vidor, master of “The Big Parade,” directed. John Gilbert is the romantic poet Rodolphe, and Renee Adoree plays the vivacious Musetta. Roy D’Arcy, Edward Everett Horton Gino Corrado, Karl Dane, George Hassell, Frank Currier and other well-known players are seen in supporting roles.

  • “La Boheme” 1926
  • Produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Directed by King Vidor
  • THE CAST
  • Mimi …………………..…….….. Lillian Gish
  • Rodolphe ………………………John Gilbert
  • Musette …………………….. Renee Adoree
  • Schaunard …………………George Hassell
  • Vicomte Paul ……………….…. Roy D’arcy
  • Colline ………… Edward Everett Horton
  • Benoit ………………….………….. Karl Dane
  • Theater Manager ….….. Frank Courrier
  • Madame Benoit ………. Matilde Comont
  • Marcel ……………….…..….. Gino Corrado
  • Bernard …………….…………. Gene Poujet
  • Alexis …………..……..………….. David Mir
  • Louise ……………………. Katherine Vidor
  • Phemie ………………….. Valentina Vinina

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