Christmas school play, "Tommy Murphy's Christmas" performed at Malaga Cove School, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Abstract/Description: Image shows group of children from the school play, "Tommy Murphy's Christmas," performed for Christmas on the auditorium stage of Malaga Cove School on December 17, 1927. The children are dressed in fairy costumes, playing with toys in a plywood interior stage set. The production was given to start a fund to buy pictures for the Malaga Cove School. Scenery was painted by Ellis Yarnell, Sr., and the part of Santa Claus was played by James Woosley, Chief of Police of Palos Verdes Estates from 1924-1942.
Subject(s): Malaga Cove School (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Schools--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Christmas plays
Children's plays
Date Created: 1927-12-17