Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Betty – The Sketch – 1915

Betty - The Sketch - 24th November 1915

 

Harlequin! Miss Gabrielle Ray as Estelle in “Betty,” at Daly’s.

 Miss Gabrielle Ray has returned to the footlights at Daly’s, where she achieved so many earlier triumphs, and now takes the part of Estelle in “Betty.” An additional number is assigned to her – a harlequin Dance. Needless to say, it suits so chic a danseuse, whose charming coquetry is set off with added attractiveness by her fascinating costume. Miss Gabrielle Ray has received the warmest possible greetings from her innumerable admirers.

The Sketch, 24th November 1915

“Betty” marked the return of Miss Ray to the theatre after her divorce from Eric Loder.

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Betty – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – 1915

Betty - The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News -  6th November 1915

“Betty” – This was another cheerful entertainment which desired last week to call attention to the fact that it had discovered something new, and intended to start its career all over again. The something new was Miss Gabrielle Ray, back again after years of absence from the stage; still splendidly courageous in her attempts to sing with so astonishingly small a voice to work with, but distinctly improved in her dancing, and altogether a more mature young person and more sure of herself than I ever recollect her to have been. She had a great welcome, and will obviously step back easily into the proud position of a popular favourite.

The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, 6th November 1915

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Divorce – The Daily Mirror – 1914

Divorce - The Daily Mirror - 23rd July 1914

Gabrielle Ray Seeking Divorce

Mrs. Eric Loder, better known as Gabrielle Ray, the Gaiety dancer, who is seeking a divorce. The case, it is expected, will be heard in a day or two. Mrs. Loder was known as “the picture postcard queen,” and is a much photographed beauty. In the circle her husband.

The Daily Mirror, 23rd July 1914

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