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Cyril Ritchard album of a tour of "The Merry Widow" during World War II, 1935-1945 [picture]
Bib ID 3666470
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description [1935-1945] 
1 album (108 photographs, 2 programs, 1 postcard) ; 31 x 40.3 cm. 
Summary

This album contains personal photographs and photographs relating to the tour to Egypt of the Jack Hylton production of "The Merry Widow" for World War II servicemen. There are also two programs from this production, one for the Royal Opera House in Cairo, and one a generic program for touring.

Notes

Many of the photographs have been annotated by Cyril Ritchard.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-150680751

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2005. 
Subjects Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977 -- Photographs.  |  Elliott, Madge, 1896-1955 -- Photographs.  |  Actors -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Actors -- Photographs.  |  Dancers -- Photographs.  |  Theater -- Pictorial works.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Egypt -- Theater and the war  |  Soldiers -- Recreation -- Egypt
Occupation Actors  |  Dancers

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