Queen's Theatre: 'Cecilia of the Pink Roses'
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Cecilia of the Pink Roses (View more)
Katharine Haviland-Taylor (novel)
Cecilia is a spunky Irish girl from a struggling family, faced with the imminent death of her mother.
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Marion Davies first burst into public attention as one of the most bewitching of the beauties Flo Ziegfeld, assembled for his 'Follies.' When that manager, in conjunction with Charles Dillingham, launched 'The Century Girl' at the Century Theatre, Miss Davies' beauty and popularity caused her to be selected to create the title role. When Julius Steger, turned from stage to motion picture, he immediately selected Miss Davies as a suitable subject to interpret the work he had first in mind, Katherine Haviland Taylor's book 'Cecilia of the Pink Roses,' which is now the feature at the Queen's Theatre for the weekend.
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