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Jackie Gleason

'Chs. Carroll Turns Detective; Solves Initial Mystery' [History Matters]

100 Years Ago

'Refined' burlesque

An ad in the Times: "Gayety Theatre — A Big Event in Local Theatricals — An announcement will soon be made of the coming to Baltimore of one stellar aggregation of stars, that will surprise even the regular theatre patrons. In the last few years we have had several All Star Revivals, the Lambs and Friars Star Gambols, etc., but the first and only Burlesque Jubilee will be seen at the Gayety theatre, Baltimore, Md.

"The signal honor was tendered Al Reeves, who will head this big organization as Mr. Reeves is considered without a peer in his line. When he consented to appear, it...