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Multi-Tube Article - Multiple effects chained together, pre-Mixed Powder - Powders intended to create various effects. Music hall — Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa and lasting until It involved a mixture of songs, comedy, speciality acts. The term is derived from a type of theatre or venue in which such entertainment took place and these theatres were designed chiefly so people could consume food and alcohol and smoke tobacco in the auditorium while the entertainment took place.
This differed somewhat from the type of theatre, which until then seated the audience in stalls with a separate bar-room. By the midth century, the halls cried out for many new, as a result, professional songwriters were enlisted to provide the music for a plethora of star performers, such as Marie Lloyd, Dan Leno, Little Tich, and George Leybourne. Music hall did not adopt its own unique style, the halls had recovered by the start of the First World War and were used to stage charity events in aid of the war effort.
Music hall entertainment continued after the war, but became popular due to upcoming Jazz, Swing. Licensing restrictions had also changed, and drinking was banned from the auditorium, a new type of music hall entertainment had arrived, in the form of variety, and many music hall performers failed to make the transition. Deemed old fashioned and with the closure of many halls, music hall entertainment ceased, Music hall in London had its origins in entertainment provided in the new style saloon bars of public houses during the s.
These venues replaced earlier semi-rural amusements provided by fairs and suburban pleasure gardens such as Vauxhall Gardens and these latter became subject to urban development and became fewer and less popular. The saloon was a room where for a fee or a greater price at the bar, singing, dancing. It is still famous because of an English nursery rhyme, with the somewhat mysterious lyrics, Up and down the City Road In and out The Eagle Thats the way the money goesPop goes the weasel.
Other song and supper rooms included the Coal Hole in The Strand, the Cyder Cellars in Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, the music hall as we know it developed from such establishments during the s and were built in and on the grounds of public houses. In a theatre, by contrast, the audience was seated in stalls, an exception to this rule was the Britannia Theatre, Hoxton which somehow managed to evade this regulation and served drinks to its customers.
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Though a theatre rather than a hall, this establishment later hosted music hall variety acts. Unregistered users can watch videos on the site, while registered users are permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos. Videos deemed potentially offensive are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old, YouTube earns advertising revenue from Google AdSense, a program which targets ads according to site content and audience.
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Max Linder — Gabriel-Maximilien Leuvielle, better known by the stage name Max Linder, was a French actor, director, screenwriter, producer and comedian of the silent film era. His onscreen persona Max was one of the first recognizable recurring characters in film and he has also been cited as the first international movie star. Born in Cavernes, France to Catholic parents, Linder grew up with a passion for the theatre and he soon received awards for his performances and continued to pursue a career in the legitimate theatre.
Starting with The Skaters Debut in , the character one of the first identifiable motion-picture characters who appeared in successive situation comedies. By , Linder was co-directing his own films as well as writing the scripts, Linder enlisted at the outbreak of the First World War, and worked at first as a dispatch driver and entertainer.
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During his service, he was injured several times, and the experiences reportedly had an effect on him both physically and mentally. His parents were wealthy vineyard owners and expected Linder to take over the family business, but Linder grew up with a passion for the theatre and was enthralled by the traveling theater and circus performances that occasionally visited his town. He later wrote that nothing was more distasteful to me than the thought of a life among the grapes, in , Linder enrolled in the Bordeaux Conservatorie and quickly won awards for first prize in comedy and second prize in tragedy.
At the same time that he was performing in serious dramatic theater, le Bargy encouraged Linder to audition for the Paris Conservatorie in Linder was rejected and began appearing in less prestigious theaters such as the Olympia Theater, by , he had adopted his stage name of Max Linder and used it in several theatrical performances.
Linder continued to appear on the stage for the two years and was not a significant film star at first. Gaston arrived in New York City in and began distributing his brothers films, by , Gaston began making films himself, mostly documentaries. The company moved to San Antonio looking for warmer winters and leased twenty acres including a two-story house, Star Film Company was the earliest non-Texas production company to operate in Texas. The studio had actors Edith Storey, Francis Ford, and William Clifford under contract along with writer Anne Nichols, the studio also hired local ranchers and cowboys to give its Westerns genuine character.
The films were one reel in length with an average running time of fifteen minutes. Of the seventy films made in San Antonio, only three are known to have survived, the Star Film Company moved to California in April Gaston originally planned to relocate to Santa Barbara but chose Santa Paula instead, perhaps because the scenery was better, in Santa Paula, he built stages across from a resort called Sulphur Mountain Springs, where the troupe rented rooms.
Financially, things started going wrong for Gaston and his popular stars, Edith Storey and William Clifford moved to other companies.
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