A closer look. The New York was originally the Olympia,
Kitty Gordon in "The Enchantress" a work by Victor Herbert. The show went on the road, but took its toll; she had a "collapse" in San Francisco during the 1913 run, and the troupe disbanded
She not only trod the boards, she did movies - and lived long enough to do TV, as well. She died in 1974 at the age of 96.