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The Darling of the Gods   
A Drama of Japan

 
Belasco Theatre , (9/16/1903 - circa. 7/1904)
First Preview: Total Previews:0
Opening Date:Sep 16, 1903   
Closing Date:Jul 1904 Total Performances:64

Category: Play, Drama, Original
Setting: Japan. During the period of the "sword edict", when the Emperor took away the swords of the Samurai - the two-sword men.
This production is a return engagement of The Darling of the Gods (12/03/1902 - 5/1903)


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
Produced by David Belasco
Written by David Belasco and John Luther Long; Incidental music by William Furst; Musical Director: William Furst
Production Supervised by David Belasco; Staged by David Belasco
Scenic Design by Ernest Gros; Wig Design by Hepner; Stage decorations and accessories after designs by Wilfred Buckland; Costume Design by Mme. Freisinger; Costumes based on designs by Genjiro Yeto
Business Manager: Benjamin F. Roeder
Stage Manager: F. A. Thomson; Assistant Stage Mgr: E. P. Wilks and Westropp Saunders
Properties: Henry Gebhardt and Edward Siedle
Electrician: Louis Hartmann and Kliegl Brothers; Press Representative: Charles E. Cook
Cast
F. Andrews Shusshoo
Major Domo
George Arliss Zakkuri
Minister of War
Harrison Armstrong Inu
a Corean Giant, Yo-San's slave
Blanche Bates Yo-San
Daughter of the Prince of Tosan
Mrs. F. M. Bates The Fox Woman
Who is said to "devour men's souls"
J. Harry Benrimo Bento
Kara's Two-sword Man
Kato
a fisher of carp
Albert Bruning Tonda-Tanji
Nephew of Zakkuri
Nagoya
Kara's Two-sword Man
Winthrop Chamberlain Tcho
spy of Zakkuri
Gentleman of Rank
Miss Coleman Geisha Girl
John Dunton Takoro
Kara's Two-sword Man
Taro
spy of Zakkuri
Gentleman of Rank
Rankin Duvall Migaku
The Shadow, spy of Zakkuri
Korin
Kara's Two-sword Man
Miss Earle Singing Girl
Miss Ellis Geisha Girl
Robert T. Haines Kara
Outlaw Prince and leader of the two-sword men
France Hamilton Madame Asani
The beautiful Geisha of Red Maple Gardens
Legrand Howland First Secretary
Miss Karle Geisha Girl
Cooper Leonard Admiral Tano
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
Adah Lewis Setsu
Yo-San's maid
Madeleine Livingston Nu
a singing girl
Singing Girl
Miss Mardell Geisha Girl
Mr. Meehan Gentleman of Rank
Gaston Mervale Banza
Priest of the Band of Samurai, Kara's Two-sword Man
Warren Milford Hassebe Soyemon
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
Miss Mirien Singing Girl
May Montford Isamu
Chidori's maid
Eleanor Moretti Rosy Sky
a dweller in "The City Without Nights"
Maurice Pike Kugo
The Gnarled-Back, spy of Zakkuri
Mr. Redmund Gentleman of Rank
Dorothy Revelle Kaede
a teacher of manners
A.D. Richards Nagoji
Kara's Two-sword Man
Second Secretary
Gentleman of Rank
Helen Russell Niji-Onna
Little Lady of the Rain-bow, Rosy Sky's maid
Westropp Saunders Man in The Lantern
James W. Shaw Sir Yuke-Yume
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
Gentleman of Rank
Dexter Smith Jutsu
Kara's Two-sword Man
Gentleman of Rank
Mr. Stevens Gentleman of Rank
Edward Talford Lord Chi-Chi
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
F. A. Thomson The Imperial Messenger
Frederic A. Thomson Tori
Kara's Two-sword Man
Joseph Tuohy Ato
Watcher of Watchers, spy of Zakkuri
Miss Vista Geisha Girl
Charles Walcot Saigon
Prince of Tosan
Mrs. Charles Walcot Chidori
Tonda-Tanji's Aunt
Richard Warner Kosa
Kara's Two-sword Man
Carleton Webster Yoban
Watcher at the Prince of Tosan's Yashiki
Madge West Little Sano
Son of Nagoya
E. P. Wilks Shiba
Teller of who Comes and who Goes, spy of Zakkuri
Miss Winard Geisha Girl