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Robert Mantell

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This actor appears at the opera house tomorrow night. Of bis play, " Monbars," and of Mr. Mantell himself, the New York Dispatch says: "At the Fifth Avenue Theatre Mr. Mantell made his apnearance for the first time, in this city, in the title role of an old French drama by D'Ennery, known as 'Monbars.' "The prominent character is Monbars, and Mr. Mantell is the representativa thereof. "Mr. Mantell was first made known here through his appearance in a companvunder the managementof Miss Fanny Davenport, at the Fourteenth Street Theatre, t.wo or three seasons ago. He came forward as Loris Ipanoff, in the play of " Fedora," and made a decided impression upon the susceptible feminine portion of the audience as a handsome stage lover in the emotional line. He also won a large, and, let it be said, a deserved share of critical favor from the press. "Sincethen he has- and they all do it - becorue a star. "As Monbars he eomprehends what is required from him and he is as demonetrative as the nature and situations of the character and the play (Iemand. He is at times not only effective but beyond orilical cavil. The Bituations given to Monbars are impressive and the dialogue afibrds him ampie opportunity for the display of that quality of melodramatic force which he made patent in Loris Ipanoff."


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