Cosmo Hamilton 1927 Playbill Signed Autograph Walnut Street Theatre Philadelphia
Playbill For The Walnut Street Theatre-1927-"Charles Dicken's Pickwick"-Written by Cosmo Hamilton-6" X 9"-20 pages-theatre program.Cosmo Hamilton (29 April 1870 in Norwood, England – 14 October 1942 in Guildford, England), born Henry Charles Hamilton Gibbs, was an English playwright and novelist. He took his mother's maiden name when he began to write. Hamilton was married twice: First to Beryl Faber, née Beryl Crossley Smith, the sister of C. Aubrey Smith, who died in 1912, and then to Julia Bolton, the former wife of playwright Guy Bolton. He was the brother of writers A. Hamilton Gibbs and Sir Philip Gibbs.
His London musicals include The Catch of the Season (1904), The Belle of Mayfair (1906), The Beauty of Bath (1906). He then wrote a number of Broadway shows, and many screenplays.
Hamilton wrote dozens of novels, averaging a novel per year most of his adult life. His novels include:
His Majesty, the King: A Romantic Love Chase of the Seventeenth Century (1926) ISBN 978-0548024188
Who cares? a story of adolescence (1919) ISBN 978-1406925258
The Rustle of Silk (1922)
Two kings and other romances (1917)
Plain brown (1909)
A plea for the younger generation (1913)
The door that has no key (1913)
The Sins of the Children (1916)
During the First World War Hamilton was a lieutenant in the Royal Naval Air Service.The Playbill has been autographed on the front cover by Cosmo Hamilton with a fountain pen in black..............BOTH PLAYBILL AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.