Gaby Deslys, Basil Hallam and Harry Pilcer
in the sketch 'The Rajah's Ruby,'
from the new edition of The Passing Show,
Palace Theatre, London, 21 September 1914
This real photograph postcard, no. 11865 F in the Rotary Photographic Co Ltd's Rotary Photographic Series, was published in London towards the end of 1914. It shows Gaby Deslys with Basil Hallam and her dancing partner, Harry Pilcer, in the sketch 'The Rajah's Ruby,' which was introduced on 21 September 1914 as part of the new edition of the successful Palace Theatre revue, The Passing Show, which had been running (with Elsie Janis as the star attraction) since 20 April 1914.
'OUR LONDON LETTER.
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© John Culme, 2008