Postcard of the week ending
Saturday, 1 March 2008

The O'Gorman Brothers (Dave, d. 1964, and Joe, d. 1974),
British variety, pantomime and radio entertainers

The O'Gorman Brothers (Dave and Joe)

The O'Gorman Brothers (Dave and Joe)

(photo: Charles & Russell, Belfast, circa 1912)

This real photograph postcard was issued by the photographer Charles & Russell of Belfast, about 1912.

The brothers Dave and Joe O'Gorman were the sons of the popular British music hall comedian, Joe O'Gorman (1863-1937) who in 1891 became one of the first members of the Grand Order of Water Rats. The brothers appeared together in the 1936 film Variety Parade.

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