"Making a Gentleman," by Alfred Sutro, at the Garrick Theatre. 1909
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For Sale is a Full Page from the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News September 25th 1909, showing the following Photographs from "Making a Gentleman," by Alfred Sutro, at the Garrick Theatre."
a- Sam Carey, the retired pickle-maker (Mr. Bourchier), with Milly Chambers (Miss Athene Seyler), who is his only friend when his children forsake him. b- Sam Carey - suddenly reduced to poverty - tells his daughter, the Hon. Mrs. Trenning (Miss Muriel Beaumont) that his son Archie will heroically give up his West End life and go with him to Canada, there to work at pickle-making. c- Miss Ethel Irving as the Baroness von Ritzen, with "a past," but "a heart of gold." d- The Hon. Mrs. Trenning and Lord Parkhurst (Mr. Edmund Maurice) horrified at Archie's resolvbe to work for a living, persuade him instead to go and propose to the rich, if doubtless Baroness. "You might as well cut your throat as go to Canada and make pickles." e- The Baroness von Ritzen promises Sam that she will never marry Archie without his father's consent. f- Sam Carey (Mr. Bouchier) remorsefully reveals to his son Archie (Mr. Kenneth Douglas) that he has lost by speculation the fortune he made out of pickles. g- Archie, the useless unemployed creature of luxery, reproaches his father, while refusing to go to Canada with him. "If you wanted me to work you shouldn't have brought me up like this." Finally, the father consents to Archie's marriage with the wealthy Baroness, and leaves for Canada to begin work again.