Category Archives: In the news

Newspaper articles about individuals I am tracking “In the News.”

Donna & Riviera Theatre – In the News – 10 Apr 1925

In 1925, Donna Darling’s show was at the Riviera Theatre in Anderson, Indiana. Noted in the Anderson Herald for her beauty and talents, Donna’s troupe, selected from California studios, performed varied acts, including dance and comedy. The show, praised for its impressive stage design and wholesome entertainment, added to Donna’s vaudeville career history. Continue reading

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Donna & the Wild Opera House In the News

In 1925, Donna Darling’s Bathing “Girl Revue”—a classy variety show featuring music, dance, and comedy—performed at Noblesville’s Wild Opera House on April 6th and 7th adding another chronical to her career. Continue reading

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In the News – Francis Welch Celebrates

This “In the News” clipping is from the Biddeford Saco Journal dated February 24, 1922. It celebrates Master Francis Welch’s fourth birthday party at the home of his grandparents. The table was decorated in pink and white, and Master Francis received many nice gifts. Continue reading

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Donna & Griffin’s Theatre – In the News

98 years ago, my grandmother, “Donna Darling,” was in the news for being at Griffin’s Theatre in St. Catharine, Ontario, Canada.” 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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