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?'

Gabrielle Ray – Bournemouth Guardian – Saturday 12th June 1920


Undoubtedly the chief attraction at the Boscombe Hippodrome this week was the appearance of Miss Gabrielle Ray, the famous London musical comedy star, assisted by Leslie Barker and a dainty chorus of children. Miss Ray has an extensive repertoire and her varied selections, coupled with the dainty singing and dancing of herself and her partner, formed a very pleasing item. A really clever turn was introduced with by Takio with his £1,000 film in sounds, mimicry of wild animals and birds. As the pictures of animals came on the screen Takio imitated their calls and noises, and when his performance came to an end he was rewarded by loud applause. Ernie Ream, with his baby grand, was very good in songs and delivered some very amusing patter. Dusty Rhodes, who is an old favourite with the Boscombe audiences, appeared and sang some funny songs. Werds Bros. were daring comedy acrobats, and they introduced the highest fall ever done on stage. Adams and Lee, the comedy jugglers, were also very clever.


Bournemouth Guardian – Saturday 12th June 1920


April 24, 2018 - Posted by | Actress, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , ,

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