|Title||Henrietta Gores and Charles Reisner, February 19, 1916 |
|Notes||Autograph on photo.|
PH Coll 569.80
|Contextual Notes||Reisner's name was sometimes spelled Riesner, as it appears on this photo. After time in vaudeville as a "bag puncher" in an act demonstrating various methods of hitting a punching bag, Reisner became a director of such films as Buster Keaton's Steamboat Bill Jr.Henrietta Gores had a roller skating act, and was married to Reisner at one point, according to an account by Reisner's son Dean (from another marriage).Gores and Reisner played the Seattle Orpheum Theater for a week beginning on February 13, 1916.|
Charles "Tiny" Burnett was known for his popular orchestra leadership in the Orpheum Circuit vaudeville theaters here from 1915-1933. Over the years, Burnett amassed a large collection of souvenir photographs from the performers with whom he worked. Many of the photographs are studio portraits signed with fond notes by the performers, who range from novelty acts and circus attractions to opera singers and silent film actors.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Entertainers--United States |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Riesner, Charles, 1887-1962; Gores, Henrietta; Theater--United States--History--20th century; Women in the theater--United States |
|Location Depicted||United States |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collection Division |
|Repository Collection||Charles "Tiny" Burnett photograph collection. PH Coll 569 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanner 1000x at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2010 |