Tag Archives: Chin Chin

Donna in Eau Claire, WI, at the Grand Theater – Feb 12, 1920

I didn’t know that Donna and the “Chin Chin” company were in Minneapolis on February 1st until I read the newspapers announcing “Chin Chin” was coming to the Grand Theatre. That bit of information will provide keys to finding further … Continue reading

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Donna in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, at the Walker Theatre – January 19-24, 1920


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Graph by Danny Blair University of Winnipeg Chin Chin plays the Walker Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, January 19-24, 1920 I still don’t know where Donna and the “Chin Chin” company was before they arrived in Winnipeg. The show was in Calgary, January … Continue reading

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Donna in Vancouver, BC, Canada, at the Avenue Theater –December 25-27, 1919

Chin Chin Ad – Dec 20, 1919, Page 10 Vancouver (BC) Daily World Source: Newspapers.Com I haven’t found where Donna was before the showing at the Avenue Theater on Christmas Day, 1919. The “Chin Chin” company was in Pendleton, Oregon, … Continue reading

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“Chin Chin” plays Smith Opera House – 21 May 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York, May 21, 1920. Many thanks to the Northern New York Library Network and their New York State HistoricNewspapers site. Because of their efforts, I learned that “Chin … Continue reading

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Donna in Pendleton, OR, at the Oregon Theater – Dec 10, 1919

Donna in Pendleton, OR, at the Oregon Theater – Dec 10, 1919 I’m not sure yet where the Chin Chin group was on December 8th and 9th, but the on December 10th the company played a one night show at … Continue reading

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“Chin Chin” at the Majestic Theatre – Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada – Jan 7, 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play the Majestic Theatre,” Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada – Jan 7, 1920 Lethbridge Daily HeraldJanuary 3, 1920, Page 5Courtesy: Our Future Our Past Once again, thanks to “Our Future Our Past” and their newspaper archive, we learn that … Continue reading

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Donna & “Chin Chin” Play “The Grand Theatre,” Calgary, Jan 8-10, 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play “The Grand Theatre,” Calgary, Alberta, Canada -Jan 8-10, 1920 Sometimes a little mention, a tidbit, can open the way into finding a lot of new information. When Donna played in Grand Rapids there was a … Continue reading

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Donna in Decatur, IL, at the Lincoln Square Theatre – Oct 30, 1919

Donna in Decatur, IL, at the Lincoln Square Theatre – Oct 30, 1919 Ad – Chin Chin Tonight at the Lincoln Square Theatre Decatur Review 10/30/1919 – pg 5 Via Newspapers.Com  When Donna joined the “Chin Chin” company, the company had been … Continue reading

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More Findings about Donna though Newspapers.Com

More Findings about Donna  In my search for Donna and her activities in show business, I went ahead and subscribed to Newspapers.Com.  They are one of the top newspaper subscription sites and well worth having a subscription. A search on “Montran” … Continue reading

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Donna in Grand Rapids, MI, at the Powers Theatre – Feb 20-21, 1920

Donna in Grand Rapids, MI, at the Powers Theatre – Feb 20-21, 1920 Hotel Herkimer abt 1912 Via Pinterest from eBay No great birthday celebration for Donna for her twenty-seventh birthday.  She was working as the Chin Chin cast were … Continue reading

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