Category Archives: Bathing Beauty Revue

Donna played Al Ringling theatre – January 1925

Donna in the News by Don Taylor “Donna in the News” is my reporting of newly found newspaper articles and advertisements regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (aka Donna Montran and Donna Darling). I am always excited when I find a … Continue reading

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Donna at the Lindo, Freeport, IL, Dec 28, 1924

Donna in the News by Don Taylor “Donna in the News” is my reporting of newly found newspaper articles and advertisements regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (aka Donna Montran and Donna Darling). I am always excited to find a new … Continue reading

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Donna in the News – California Bathing Girls – Cosmos – 14 March 1921.

Donna In the News By Don Taylor “Donna in the News” is my reporting of newly found newspapers articles and advertisements regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (aka Donna Montran and Donna Darling). I am always excited when I learn of … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 88

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor This week, for Treasure Chest Tuesday, I look at clippings from a page of the Donna Darling Collection. “Plaza – Let’s Go” showed the movie “The U. P. Trail” from Zane Grey’s great novel. … Continue reading

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Donna One Hundred Years Ago – January 12th to 15th, 1921.

“Donna Montran and Her Bathing Beauties in a Beach Promenade” played at the Majestic Theatre in Paterson, NJ, one hundred years ago this week. I haven’t discovered where Donna was playing from January 1st through January 11th. However, on January … Continue reading

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