employ that wornout bit of business involving a bet on the changing color of a light, made famous somewhere in the Middle Ages, by Weber and Fields and later employed widely by burlesque companies all over the country.
The tramp comedy man has a good undressing trick and the acrobatics of the straight man are smoothly exerted, being for the most part twisting somersaults.
His present style of dress is not graceful. He should discard the loose knickerbockers coming below the knee for something of neater lines. The art should be entirely in pantomime, even the little talk now in use being eliminated.
Variety 2:2 (02/09/1907)