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[Lohr, Marie (actor) : theatre programmes]
Bib ID 2239756
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Description 1895-1966 
2 boxes (16 cm.) 
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Australian performing arts programs and ephemera (PROMPT) collection

Summary

Collection of programmes reflecting her 72 year career in the English theatre. Includes some journal articles, ephemera and filmography.

Biography/History

Lohr was born in Sydney, July 28, 1890 into a theatrical family. Her career began in Sydney, 1894. She made her London debut in 1901. By 1908 had established herself as an important actress. Played leading comic and dramatic roles opposite well known actors, and under famous directors. Managed the Globe Theatre for nine years. Toured Canada and New York in 1921-1922. Absent from the stage in the forties. Was well known for her dowager roles. Retired in 1966. Lohr had an important film career spanning 52 years in which she made over forty films. Lived all her life in England. Died in 1975.

Related Material Associated photographs held in the Pictorial Section ; biographical cuttings through the Petherick Reading Room. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (13, 4 leaves) 
Subjects Lohr, Marie, - 1890-1975.  |  Actresses - Great Britain.  |  Actresses - Australia.  |  Theater programs - Great Britain.
Other authors/contributors Lohr, Marie, 1890-1975

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