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Egg Role: 1920

Egg Role: 1920

The stage actress Martha-Bryan Allen (whose sister Elizabeth Allen was mother of "Bewitched" star Elizabeth Montgomery), circa 1920. View full size. G.G. Bain.

 

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The Internet Broadway DataBase (www.ibdb.com) has her in Shaw's "Back to Methuselah" in 1922, playing "The Newly-Born". Since she seems to be hatching from an egg in this shot, I suspect that this identifies the production. It opened Feb 27, 1922, and ran for 25 performances.

Egg

Was this a publicity photo for a play?

[Probably. - Dave]

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