Category Archives: Donna Montran

Donna Montran – Metropolitan Opera House, Minneapolis, MN – 1 Feb 1920

Donna: “Best vocal offering of the performance” Vaudeville – “Chin Chin” By Don Taylor We know that “Chin Chin” played at the Walker Theatre in Winnipeg on January 19-24, but I still haven’t determined where the show was from the … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 17

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor California Bathing Beauties For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at several photos from the Donna Darling Collection. First, Image 0174 is a photo of Donna Darlings Bathing Beauties in a “Beach Promenade.” … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 16

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor (Continued from Part 15) Bathing Girl Is Kidnaped or Just Kidding Police Join in a Search, But Press Agent Yarn Theory Advanced Although a number of stories including a press agent version were afloat … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 15

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor Donna Darling and Hollywood Motion Picture Bathing Beauties at the Apollo, 1 Feb 1925 in Peoria, IL For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at clippings from the Donna Darling Collection relating to … Continue reading

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Donna at Owyhee Hotel – Dec 4-8, 1919

Donna Montran stayed at the Owyhee Hotel in Boise, Idaho December 4-8, 1919.  Don Taylor Sometimes I just come across cool things.  Recently I found an article on Chronicling America that spoke of “Hotel Arrivals” in Boise, ID, Dec 5, … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 12

Family Photos #1 – Russell, Donna, & Sammy Treasure Chest Thursday by Don Taylor This week I took a look at ten photos from the Donna Darling Collection. Unfortunately, three of the photos were blurry or otherwise unusable. Of the … Continue reading

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Alhambra Theatre – Milwauke

Donna Darling Collection – Part 11 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at two clippings from the Donna Darling Collection, both dealing with her playing at the Alhambra Theatre. I have cropped, … Continue reading

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Al Ringling Theatre – Bathing Beauty Revue

Donna Darling Collection – Part 10 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at a clipping from the Donna Darling Collection Bathing Beauty Revue Al Ringling Theatre Key features: The venue is the … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Revue

Donna Darling Collection – Part 9 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor This week on the Donna Darling “Treasure Chest” I have pulled three photos. Again, they were badly damaged. I have cropped and touched them up using Photoshop Elements … Continue reading

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Not all Google Searches are the Same

Donna Darling Collection – Part 8 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor When I first saw this clipping, I was immediately excited. This flyer not only showed the venue, and date but also the individual program.  I knew I didn’t … Continue reading

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