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Donna in Salt Lake City, November 24th & 25th, 1919 at the Salt Lake Theater.

In 1919, the “Chin Chin” company performed a two-night show at the Salt Lake Theater, promoted with articles and ads in the Salt Lake Telegram and Herald. Featuring a large cast including Donna Montran, the musical comedy was well-received, praised for its freshness and costumes. The historic Salt Lake Theater, built in 1861 and accommodating 1,500, was torn down in 1928 and replaced by a building with a commemorative plaque. Continue reading

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Donna & Forsyth Theatre In the News

Donna Darling & Boys at Forsyth Theatre, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 1923. Donna in the News100 Years Agoby Don Taylor “Donna in the News” reports newly found newspaper articles and advertisements regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (aka Donna Montran and … Continue reading

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Donna Montran Biplane Flights – 1915

Originally Published: Oct 29, 2015 UPDATED: May 20, 2021 The Boston Glove –  July 22, 1915, Page 8 TO FLY OVER COMMON Miss Donna Montran Expects to Drop Pennants and Tickets for Show From Biplane, Miss Donna Montran, one of … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 32

New York Star Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor In the Donna Darling collection was an absolutely gorgeous magazine image of Donna as a young woman. Sadly, the image was larger than the scrapbook it was in and was pasted … Continue reading

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Beauties at City Hall, Boston, 1916, Included Donna Montran

Initially published on 2 March 2016 UPDATE – 19 June 2018 I found an article in the Boston Globe (via Newspapers.com) about the contest. That article was on the front page of the 11 December 1916 issue of the Boston Globe, … Continue reading

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