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Edwin Booth

Edwin Booth

Broadcast: September 29, 1937
Added: Sep 10 2020

Dupont presents the story of Edwin Booth born on November the thirteenth, 1833. His father was Junius Brutus Booth an accomplished Shakespearean actor and as a small boy Edwin often traveled with his parents on tour to the Eastern States. 

Edwin Booth grew up and became known by many as one of the greatest of American actors. 

Through his continued efforts and his international reputation the stage in America was elevated to its rightful prominence in the English-speaking world.