Betty Ann Davies

Betty Ann Davies

Reference number:

8997
£68.00

Description:

An original circa 1940s vintage photocard, clearly signed in ink by Betty Ann Davies.

Certification:

One of a wonderful collection of over 50 celebrity letters and photos all obtained during the late 1940s to early 1950s by a Mr Douglas Squires. He was involved in editing a School / University Film & Theatre Entertainment magazine during this period and wrote to celebrities looking for a contribution of autographs and signed photographs for the magazine. Many of the letters are gracious and detailed replies with many references to helping his project and mentions of their careers at that point in time. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

13x8cm Sized Photocard

Condition:

Good. View Image.

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About Betty Ann Davies

Betty Ann Davies

BETTY ANN DAVIES d1955. British stage and film actress active from the 1920s to the 1950s. She made her first stage appearance at the Palladium in a revue in 1924. The following year she joined Cochran's Young Ladies in revues such as "One Dam Thing After Another" and "This Year of Grace". She enjoyed a long and distinguished West End career which included ; The Good Companions (1934) / Morning Star (1942) and Blithe Spirit (1943). Her outstanding stage triumph was in the role of Blanche du Bois (which she took over from Vivien Leigh) in the original West End production of "A Streetcar Named Desire". She died following an operation aged just 44 on may 14th 1955.

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