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Gabrielle Ray as Frou Frou in The Merry Widow (1907)

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE:
In the first decade of the 20th century, Gabrielle Ray¬†(1883 – 1973) had a good career in musical theatre, she was considered one of…

10/11/2015 · 2 Comments

Amy Webster, who appeared in the first English production of The Merry Widow at Daly’s Theatre, London, and was later sent to America

Originally posted on Footlight Notes:
Amy Webster (active 1900-1908), English actress/showgirl, at about the time of her appearance as Jou-Jou during the long run of the first English production of…

09/10/2015 · Leave a comment