Southeast Missourian Dec. 1, 1951
G.D. Fronabarger photographed the cast of "The Silver Whistle" at the Little Theatre in Kent Library.
This scene shows Mr. Erwenter, played by John W. Martin, who is about to take his leave from the old people's home.
The Cape Girardeau Community Theater formally inaugurated Fine Arts Festival Week in Cape Girardeau with the three-act comedy.
Also shown in the picture are characters, Mrs. J.E. (Beulah) Riley and Miss Gladys Lesem, seated at table left; behind them, Mrs. Harry (Wanda) Nicholas; Earl Hazen, Mr. Martin, holding bird cage; Bob Wilcox manipulating wheel chair in which is seated Mrs. Gene (Becky) Van Matre; Bob Ready and Mrs. Don (Sue) McNeely. Looking over the wall is M.G. Lorberg Jr.
Rounding out the 15 characters were Prof. H.O. Grauel, C.W. (Bill) Trovillion, Gene Van Matre, John Rauh and Paul Loiseau.