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Follies Collection

Background imageFollies Collection: The Dolly Sisters, New York

The Dolly Sisters, New York
The Dolly Sisters in the Greenwich Village Follies, New York, 1924. Photograph by Alfred Cheney Johnston 1924

Background imageFollies Collection: Heather Thatcher in The Cabaret Girl 1922

Heather Thatcher in The Cabaret Girl 1922
Heather Thatcher (1896 1987), English actress in theatre and films. Making a very fascinating member of the All-Night Folly Troupe in a musical comedy The Cabaret Girl, at the Winter Garden Threatre

Background imageFollies Collection: Chelsea Follies Revue by Archibald de Bear and R. Arkell

Chelsea Follies Revue by Archibald de Bear and R. Arkell
Chelsea Follies Revue devised by Archibald de Bear (1882 - 1959) and Reginald Arkell (1889 - 1962). Presented by R.H. Gillespie with music by Wolseley Charles (1889 - 1962)

Background imageFollies Collection: Wedding of Dan Everard and Dollis Brook

Wedding of Dan Everard and Dollis Brook
Scene at the wedding reception of Dan Everard and Dollis Brook, performers in the Pelissier Follies. The wedding took place at Finchley Parish Church, north London

Background imageFollies Collection: John Mad Jack Fullers Obelisk The Brightling Needle, Sussex

John Mad Jack Fullers Obelisk The Brightling Needle, Sussex
John " Mad Jack" Fullers Obelisk: The Brightling Needle, Robertsbridge, East Sussex. Date: 1905

Background imageFollies Collection: A scene from the touring Wylie-Tate production The Follies o

A scene from the touring Wylie-Tate production The Follies of 1919 Date: 1919

Background imageFollies Collection: The Willow Pattern Scene in the Midnight Follies

The Willow Pattern Scene in the Midnight Follies (1926), the cabaret show at the Metropole Hotel, London Date: 1926

Background imageFollies Collection: Interior of the Queens Hall Roof cabaret

Interior of the Queens Hall Roof cabaret
A sketch of the interior of the Queens Hall Roof cabaret with a show in progress, London, 1922. Situated at second floor level above the entrances

Background imageFollies Collection: Rosita and Ramon at the Midnight Follies by Hynes

Rosita and Ramon at the Midnight Follies by Hynes
The Mexican dancers, Rosita and Ramon wowing audiences with their routines at The Midnight Follies at the Metropole Hotel in 1927. Date: 1927

Background imageFollies Collection: Sketch by Fish of a scene at the Midnight Follies cabaret, L

Sketch by Fish of a scene at the Midnight Follies cabaret, L
Sketch by Fish of a scene at the Midnight Follies cabaret, Metropole Hotel, London, 1926 with Jeanne Aubert in the Valenica number. Date: 1926

Background imageFollies Collection: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden Handbill

Theatre Royal, Covent Garden Handbill
Theatre Royal Handbill advertising the Marriage of Figaro and Virtues Triumph. Date: January 13th 1785

Background imageFollies Collection: The Lady Godiva Tableau Vivant arranged by Ben Ali Haggin from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919

The Lady Godiva Tableau Vivant arranged by Ben Ali Haggin from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Date: 1919

Background imageFollies Collection: Olga Valery - French actress - Roses

Olga Valery - French actress - Roses
Olga Timchenko (aka Olga Valery) (1903-2002) - French actress of Ukrainian origin - performing at the Casino de Paris. The (remarkable) comment on the postcard reverse reads as follows

Background imageFollies Collection: The dancing team of Georges Fontana and Marjorie Moss

The dancing team of Georges Fontana and Marjorie Moss, December 1923 currently appearing in the cabaret show The Midnight Follies Date: 1923

Background imageFollies Collection: Music cover, Au Roi des Folies, Cannes Carnival song

Music cover, Au Roi des Folies, Cannes Carnival song
Music cover, Au Roi des Folies, official song of Cannes Carnival, an annual parade marking the 21-day period prior to Mardi Gras - words by Ed. Ned, music by Auguste Pastour (2 of 2) Date: 1933

Background imageFollies Collection: Au Roi des Folies, official song of Cannes Carnival

Au Roi des Folies, official song of Cannes Carnival
Au Roi des Folies, official song of the Cannes Carnival 1933, an annual parade marking the 21-day period prior to Mardi Gras - words by Ed. Ned, music by Auguste Pastour (1 of 2) Date: 1933

Background imageFollies Collection: Disparate 10

Disparate 10
An etching from Goya's Los Disparates series of artworks (The Follies). This example shows a rearing horse, biting the garment of a flailing man in a barren landscape. Date: circa 1816-1823

Background imageFollies Collection: Vera Lennox, actress, (1903-1984) theatrical portrait in jodhpurs and boots

Vera Lennox, actress, (1903-1984) theatrical portrait in jodhpurs and boots. Captioned, A Primrose by the River's Brim'

Background imageFollies Collection: A tableau vivant arranged by Ben Ali Haggin from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919

A tableau vivant arranged by Ben Ali Haggin from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Date: 1919

Background imageFollies Collection: Wilda Bennet and the Beauty Chorus in a scene from Apple Blossoms at the Globe Theatre

Wilda Bennet and the Beauty Chorus in a scene from Apple Blossoms at the Globe Theatre, New York (1919). Produced by Charles Dillingham Date: 1919

Background imageFollies Collection: Portrait of the actress Enid Stamp-Taylor appearing

Portrait of the actress Enid Stamp-Taylor appearing in The Punch Bowl at the Duke of Yorks Theatre and Hotel Metropole Cabaret The Midnight Follies, 1925 Date: 1925

Background imageFollies Collection: Advert for the Midnight Follies cabaret show at

Advert for the Midnight Follies cabaret show at the Hotel Metropole, London, 1925 Date: 1925

Background imageFollies Collection: Two photographs of Eddie Cantor, 1927

Two photographs of Eddie Cantor, 1927
Two photographs of the American entertainer Eddie Cantor, 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageFollies Collection: The American dancer Helen Brown premier dancer

The American dancer Helen Brown premier dancer in the new Ziegfeld Follies, 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageFollies Collection: The dancer Annie Pritchard in the latest edition

The dancer Annie Pritchard in the latest edition of the Greenwich Village Follies, New York, 1928 Date: 1928

Background imageFollies Collection: Follies poster by John Hassall

Follies poster by John Hassall
Poster by John Hassall for Harry Pelissiers entertainment troupe, The Follies, showing the audience rushing for the exit. This rather contrary approach by Hassall turned out to be incredibly popular

Background imageFollies Collection: A scene from The Cabaret Girl staged at the Winter Garden

A scene from The Cabaret Girl staged at the Winter Garden Theatre, London, 1922. A representation of the Midnight Follies at the Hotel Metropole

Background imageFollies Collection: A portrait of Gertrude Lawrence, London, 1920

A portrait of Gertrude Lawrence, London, 1920
A portrait of Gertrude Lawrence the leader of the cabaret Frolics given nightly at Murrays Club, London, 1920 Date: 1920

Background imageFollies Collection: The Cinderella Finale from Ice Follies of 1939

The Cinderella Finale from Ice Follies of 1939, a Joan Crawford vehicle, with some of Dolly Tree?s extravagant creations. There was a group of dancers wearing enormous crinoline

Background imageFollies Collection: Hall of the Folies-Bergere, Paris, France

Hall of the Folies-Bergere, Paris, France

Background imageFollies Collection: Monte Carlo Follies

Monte Carlo Follies, showing bright young things relaxing on motor boats in Monte Carlo Bay waving to each other. The production was straight from New York and showing for the whole Summer Season

Background imageFollies Collection: Chelsea Follies at the Victoria Palace Theatre, 1930

Chelsea Follies at the Victoria Palace Theatre, 1930
Chelsea Follies at the Victoria Palace, 1930. Some of the Chelsea Follies, who are models of deportment. Sketch by H H Harris. Date: 1930

Background imageFollies Collection: Sketch by Fish of a scene at the Midnight Follies cabaret, Metropole Hotel, London

Sketch by Fish of a scene at the Midnight Follies cabaret, Metropole Hotel, London, 1926 with Jeanne Aubert in the Valenica number. Date: 1926

Background imageFollies Collection: A portrait of John Murray Anderson, July 1925, formerly a dancer and dance teacher

A portrait of John Murray Anderson, July 1925, formerly a dancer and dance teacher and more recently stager and producer of the Greenwich Village Follies Date: 1925

Background imageFollies Collection: Mary Leigh who was in Snap at the Vaudeville Theatre

Mary Leigh who was in Snap at the Vaudeville Theatre
A portrait of Mary Leigh who was in Snap at the Vaudeville Theatre and is now in the Cabaret Follies at the Queens Hall Roof - her number The Bamboo Babies is popular - London, 1923 Date: 1923

Background imageFollies Collection: Vera Lennox, appearing in the Midnight Follies cabaret show

Vera Lennox, appearing in the Midnight Follies cabaret show
A portrait of Vera Lennox, appearing in the Midnight Follies cabaret show at the Hotel Metropole, London, 1923 Date: 1923

Background imageFollies Collection: Carnival Follies, Pickering, RyedaleA, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1951

Carnival Follies, Pickering, RyedaleA, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1951
Carnival Follies, Pickering, Ryedale, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1951

Background imageFollies Collection: Eastern Exchange Hotel in Port Said, Egypt

Eastern Exchange Hotel in Port Said, Egypt
Eastern Exchange Hotel at Fuad el-Awal Street (Boulevard Eugenie) advertising the presentation of the Goldwyn Follies film and a Ritz Brothers film in Port Said, Egypt. Date: circa 1938

Background imageFollies Collection: Beth Beri

Beth Beri
Miss Beth Beri aka Elizabeth Kislingbury, one of the dancers with the Ziegfeld Follies pictured in The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News at the time she was performing in cabaret entertainment at

Background imageFollies Collection: Miss Jose Collins - Ziegfeld Follies Singer

Miss Jose Collins - Ziegfeld Follies Singer
Miss Jose Collins (1887-1958) - Ziegfeld Follies Singer and actress. Date: 1923

Background imageFollies Collection: Zoe Palmer in her exotic Victorian gown for the Old Fashione

Zoe Palmer in her exotic Victorian gown for the Old Fashioned Girl number in the Midnight Follies cabaret show at the Hotel Metropole, London, 1924 Date: 1924

Background imageFollies Collection: Mrs William Tudor Wilkinson aka Dolores by Olive Snell

Mrs William Tudor Wilkinson aka Dolores by Olive Snell
Dolores, born Kathleen Rose, portrayed by Olive Snell in The Tatler. She was star of the Ziegfeld Follies and a leading mannequin working for designers including Lucile

Background imageFollies Collection: Haldon Belvedere Folly

Haldon Belvedere Folly, built in 1788, in Devon, England, has panoramic views extending to Dartmoor, Exmoor, South Hams, etc. Renovated by Devon Historic Buildings Trust, 1994 Date: 1788

Background imageFollies Collection: Louise Brown

Louise Brown
American actress and dancer, Louise Brown glorified by Mr Florenz Ziegfeld in the Ziegfeld Follies pictured as Kitty Brown in The Girl Friend

Background imageFollies Collection: Long Hair (Photo) 1927

Long Hair (Photo) 1927
The extremely long dark hair of Miss Margaret Mayer of the Ziegfeld Follies

Background imageFollies Collection: H G Pelissier by Hon. John Collier

H G Pelissier by Hon. John Collier
Promotional postcard of a painting of Harry Gabriel (H G ) Pelissier by Hon. John Collier, (27 January 1850 11 April 1934)

Background imageFollies Collection: The Follies by Langfier

The Follies by Langfier
Promotional postcard showing the Follies, a pierrot troupe founded by H G Pelissier in 1895 taken by popular theatrical photographers Langfier of London

Background imageFollies Collection: The Follies by The Hana Studios, London

The Follies by The Hana Studios, London
Promotional postcard showing The Follies, a pierrot troupe founded by H G Pelissier in 1895. Taken by popular theatrical photographers Hana Studios of London



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