Daisy Dormer (1883-1947)
English music hall comedienne
This halftone cigarette card of Daisy Dormer was published in England during the mid 1920s by R. & J. Hill Ltd as no.29 in its 'Music Hall Celebrities Past & Present,' first series. The legend on the reverse reads,
The Drury Lane pantomime (sic) referred to was Hop O' My Thumb (26 December 1911) in which Daisy Dormer played Zaza, Queen of Mnemonica. She appeared in a number of other, provincial pantomimes and other songs in her repertoire included 'I'm Going, I'm Going, I'm Gone', 'I Want a Girl', 'Mister Johnson', 'I Do Like You, Susie' and 'I Wish I Lived Next Door to You'.
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