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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 07, 1913, Image 19',
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BEGAN AT FOUR IN BOY PART, NOW A SZAR
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By Gertrude M: Price.
AIL of Lottie Briscoe's short group
of years has been spent in and about
and ON the stage. When she was a
tiny four-year-old she secured ?ier
first engagement from no less a per
sonage than McKee Rankin. And it
Tras a BOY'S part, mark you; the
boy in "The Runaway Wife."
Since then Lottie has carried her
talent and good looks to all sorts and
manners of parts, always climbing a
little higher on the ladder of success.
Now she's at the top looking down
at the small begining. she made just
a few years ago.
By Richard Mansfield, with whom
she played several seasons, she was
called "the only prince," In referring
to her performance in "Richard HL"
ghe starred for three years n
"Edith's Burglar"; playedthe leading
female role In "For Pair Virginia";
I was in the original stock, company at
the Orpheum theater in Philadelphia
playing ingenues, and was Claude in
"The Little Vagrants." During the
last two years she has turned all her
attention to the screen.
Miss Briscoe hardly knows what
life without the daily theatrical rou
tine can mean. S,he Iov.es her work;