Mary Marble (1873-1965)
Last updated: 27.04.22
p_marblem.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Mary Marble was an American actress who appeared in Midwestern theatres in the 1890s playing, dancing and singing.
Her career started aged 18 playing in her uncle's Billy Marble Company on the West Coast. On account of her diminutive stature she played boys, babies and frilly girls.
In 1904 she organised a star company, touring the circuits in a musical about a singing marriage broker "Nancy Brown" and also performed in a touring version of "Babes in Toyland."A leading headline act was her partnership with Sam Chip with whom she toured until he retired in 1917. Marble continued with a small troupe on the vaudeville circuit until 1923.
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 4 works performed by Mary Marble who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
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perf15.jpg Ching a Ling a Loo (1901) Max Hoffmann(w&m) Mary Marble (perf.)
Sam Chip (perf.)
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perf15.jpg What's Sauce For the Goose, Is Sauce For the Gander (1905) Anna Marble John Frew (words)
Henry Hadley (words)
Mary Marble (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You Are My Little Honey Bee (1903) George A. Nichols(w&m) Mary Marble (perf.)
Sam Chip (perf.)
Edward Marble (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Good Evening, Caroline (1908) Albert von Tilzer Jack Norworth (words)
Lulu Beeson (perf.)
Sam Little Chip (perf.)
Mary Marble (perf.)
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