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An Elaborately Staged Melodrama

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An elaborated staged melodrama will be presented at the Grand Opera House, tomorrovv evening, Sept. 26. The scène of Lincoln J. Carter's new play "The Tornado, is laid iu a Wiscousin village, on the Fonrth of July. An approacbing storm soou beoomes manifest, it turns out to be a veritable tornado, honses are toni asucder anc blown away, great trees are taken up roots and all and wafted away into space, liphtuing flashes and thunder peals. The scpue is ons of awful intensity and trutbfulness. Then fol lows the deek of a great oceau steamer, the grand rigging scène with six sailors on the yardarm of a mast, furling sail; a colusión of two steauisb.ips, a scène showing the open sea tossing a lone man about on the waves which ruu as high as the stage will perrnit. Chicago harbor at nigrht, a dissecting room in a medical college, and a beautiful autumnal scène in the Wisconsin woods. "The Tornado" was uuanimously [.ronounced ,the mos: elaborately staged drama ever seen in Chicago by the entire press of that city.


Ann Arbor Argus
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