The Whole Town’s Talking


April 7, 1925


Bloomington High School Auditorium


This farce, set in the 1920’s, is about a father’s attempt to marry off his daughter to his bashful business partner. The girl prefers a man of the world. So, a story is contrived that the partner had a love affair with a movie star. All goes well until the movie star and her jealous boyfriend arrive in town.

Authors: John Emerson and Anita Loos

Historian’s Corner

It was at the President’s speech before the start of this play that the President Lewis Stevenson, announced a play writing contest. Entries were due by the 31st of October and should be submitted to the public library to Miss Nellie E. Parham. First prize will be $75. 00 and Second Prize will be $25.00 and honorable mention for third place.