Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Don’t let go

July 27, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Eastmans Temptation – 1935

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Lilie Elsie – The Bystander – Wednesday 17th July 1935

AN EVER YOUTHFUL PAIR _ LILIE ELSIE AND JOSEPH COYNE

 

In the galaxy of talent brought together by C. B. Cochran for the mammoth cabaret and ball at Grosvenor House, given in aid of the Actors’ Benevolent Fund, there was one incident which recalled the happiest of memories. This was when (see above) Joe Coyne greeted his waltzing partner, Lilie Elsie, for on June 8th, 1907, these two created the roles of Prince Danilo and Sonia in “The Merry Widow,” and so warmly were their efforts welcomed by the playgoing public that the run continued for 778 performances.

 

The Bystander – Wednesday 17th July 1935

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Take That! Spanking Business in “Full House” – The Tatler – Wednesday 11th September 1935

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Claudette Colbert – The Gilded Lily – 1935

 

 

Claudette Colbert as Marilyn David in The Gilded Lily 1935

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Mary Pickford

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Marion Davies and Patsy Kelly – Page Miss Glory – 1935

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Rochelle Hudson – Les Miserables – 1935

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Garrould’s for Distinctive Staff Uniforms – The Tatler – Friday 22nd November 1935

Garrould’s for Distinctive Staff Uniforms

Why not buy your maid a new uniform this Christmas. One chosen from Garrould’s enormous stock, the largest in London. You will be amazed to see how much smarter and efficient your maid looks in a Garrould’s outfit. You can always distinguish a Garrould’s uniform from any other, that is why all the smart London hostesses come to Garrould’s for their staff uniforms. The secret lies not only in the cut, style and fine workmanship, but also in the great care that is taken in obtaining materials which combine refinement of appearance with hard wear in use. The dresses are made in 21 stock sizes, all carefully worked out to fit the average figure. If you cannot call, write for Garrould’s catalogue of Service Uniforms, beautifully illustrated in full colours, sent post free.

“BENITA.” Smart Afternoon Dress made in good quality Alpaca. Plain modern style. V-neck, coat sleeves, plain bodice, two inverted pleats back and front of skirt, all round belt. Colours: Bottle grey, brown, navy and black. Women s sizes, 21/9; O.S., 25/-.

APRON 47. –  Exceptionally smart kimona style Afternoon Apron in white striped haircord lawn, shoulder straps trimmed with attractive embroidery, 2/11½ each.

CAP 430. –  Coronet Cap with two goffered frills at top and one at bottom. In plain white lawn, 1/0¾ each.

 

“WINIFRED.” Very attractive Afternoon Dress made in all-wool repp, semi-fitting bodice with pointed effect in front, semi-flared skirt, coat sleeves, round neck, all round belt, finished at front with chromium-plated ring and buttons. Colours Saxe, brown, wine, green, grey, navy, black. Women’s sizes, 18/11; O.S., 21/-.

APRON 729.  – The latest in smart and effective Afternoon Aprons. In white organdie trimmed with blue and white silk spots. Can also be supplied in beige organdie with brown and fawn silk spots, 3/11½ each.

CAP 433. – Flat coronet style, with dainty frilled edge all round, and ribbon velvet, 1/ 11½ each.

SET 183.  – Attractive Collar and Cuff Set to match exactly, 1/11½ set.

E & R. GARROULD LTD.

150-162 EDGWARE ROAD, LONDON, W.2

Telephone Paddington 1001   Telegrams Garrould, London.

 

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Are you sure it’s Friday?

Mark of the Vampire, 1935

sloth unleashed

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