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no. 550

Saturday, 29 March 2008

images of theatre and other popular entertainment

Dorothy Ward (1890-1987), English actress, singer and pantomime principal boy,
accompanied by the siffleuse Marie Spink and chorus, singing 'Venus'
from Albert de Courville and Wal Pink's revue Flying Colours, with music by William Frederick Peters,
which was produced at the London Hippodrome, London, on 16 September 1916.
Other leading members of the cast were Little Tich and Gabrielle Ray.

(photos of Miss Ward: Foulsham & Banfield, London; Dobson, Liverpool, and others, circa 1913-1925;
recording: Columbia L-1128, mx 75336-1, recorded London, circa November 1916).

For details of Dorothy Ward's career, and that of her husband, Shaun Glenville, see Nigel Ellacott and Peter Robbins's It's Behind You Web site.

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