Edmund Breese (1871-1936) performed in numerous plays in the United States and London
and later starred in Hollywood films. The collection contains twenty-four handwritten sides of roles performed
by Breese during 1901-1902. Sides are defined as pages containing an actor's part and cue words.
Edmund Breese was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 18, 1871, the son of Josephine (Bushby) and Renshaw
Breese. He made his first appearance on the stage at the Opera House, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, in the Summer of
1895, in the part of Adonis Evergreen in My Awful Dad.
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