Grumpy old fart!!!

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

Vesta Tilley – 1896 – 1919

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Evelyn Laye – The Shop Girl – 1920

 

Evelyn Laye CBE (née Elsie Evelyn Lay; 10th July 1900 – 17th February 1996) was an English actress who was active on the London light opera stage, and later in New York and Hollywood. Her first husband, actor Sonnie Hale, left her for Jessie Matthews, earning much public sympathy for Laye. Her second husband was actor Frank Lawton, with whom she often appeared in stage productions.
Evelyn Laye – The Tatler – Wednesday 28th April 1920
The Shop Girl – Gaiety Theatre, March 1920

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On the beach at Ramsgate – The Tatler – Wednesday 28th August 1901

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Lily Elsie – The Tatler – Wednesday 29th June 1921

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Phyllis Dare – The Tatler – Wednesday 3rd July 1907

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Peggy Kurton

 

Peggy Kurton was born on 4th May 1895 in Bristol, England as Gladys Augusta Harriet Kurton.

She died on 25th April 25, 1977 in Southwark, London, England.

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Gaby Deslys – The Tatler – Wednesday 14th November 1906

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Skootamata – 1919

 

For anyone who hates those **&&* e-scooters the Skootamata came before in 1919

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Hats – 1896 – 1912

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Mary Pickford – The Tatler – Wednesday 27th May 1925

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