Sunday, August 16, 2009

Bertha Wood, Vaudeville

Written on the back of the print, "Grandma Wood. Bertha Wood as "silly kid' character in Vaude." I did an Internet search on Bertha Wood, and found one reference to a Bertha Wood on, the Broadway version of imdb. If it's the same Bertha Wood, she had one credit as a replacement performer in the play Abraham Lincoln which opened at the Court Theater on December 15, 1919 and closed in May of 1920. She played Susan a maid in Lincoln's home. I would assume that she had a fair career in Vaudeville, and that she didn't make the transition to silent movies.

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