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Dorothy Doria in The Belle of New York, circa 1908

September 15, 2013

a postcard photograph of Dorothy Doria (fl. early 20th Century), English musical comedy actress and singer, probably as she appeared in 1908 on a tour of the United Kingdom as Fifi Fricot in The Belle of New York. Other members of the cast were Frank Lawton, Hebe Kneller, Winnie Browne and Florence Hersee.
(photo: unknown, probably UK, circa 1908)

By 1910 Dorothy Doria was with James Watts, Hugh Bayly, Harry Harmer, Leslie Maurice, Cecil Cook, Elsie English and Kathleen Severn in The Grotesques, a group of entertainers managed by Chappell & Co Ltd. They appeared at the Savoy Theatre in the autumn of that year for 60 performances before heading off on tour.