Armstrong, Paul


Armstrong, Paul
(1869-1915)
   The high-energy playwright, born in Kidder, Missouri, was a Chicago sports writer before getting his first Broadway production, The Superstition of Sue, in 1904. His 25 or so "virile dramas" (Sherman 1951) include The Heir to the Hoorah (1905), Salomy Jane (1907), Via Wireless (1908), Going Some (1909), Alias Jimmy Valentine (1911), The Romance of Underworld (1911), and The Heart of a Thief (1914).

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