Theodor Reusche as Jsak Stern in O. F. Berg's burlesque "One of Our Folks"

Reusche – Folks, One of Our. Theodor Reusche as Jsak Stern in O. F. Berg’s (= Ottokar Franz Ebersberg) burlesque at the Wallner Theater, Berlin. Glazed colored lithograph printed with tone plate after a photograph bei Lutze & Witte, court photographers in Berlin, for Louis Veit, Berlin. (1859/60.) 9 × 5⅞ in (23 × 14.8 cm). – Sheet 32 of the Lipperheide set Ucd 19 on light cardboard.

“ Since several years Theodor Reusche belongs to the most popular members of the Wallner Theater in Berlin and by his sharply pronounced, in particular for local characters incomparable comicality to the most effective magnets of this stage chiefly devoted to the amusement. Lately it were especially the larger life and character sketches by the Vienna playwright Berg — retouched for Berlin with the necessary local colors: — ‘Berlin as it cries and laughs!’ then ‘One of Our Folks’ which owed their success, beside Helmerding, mostly to the younger artist. In the last-named play Theodor Reusche has, as otherwise by his comicality, so now surprised by proving his ability as deep character actor going into the mentality … His Isak Stern was met by a colossal success … ”

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