Jessie Matthews and Anton Dolin

Made:
1935-10-18 in United Kingdom
maker:
George Woodbine
and
George Woodbine
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Jessie Matthews and Anton Dolin A photograph of Jessie Matthews (1907-1981) dancing with Anton Dolin (1904-1983)
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A photograph of Jessie Matthews (1907-1981) dancing with Anton Dolin (1904-1983), taken by Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 18 October, 1935.

A photograph of Jessie Matthews (1907-1981) dancing with Anton Dolin (1904-1983), taken in October 1935 by Woodbine for the Daily Herald.

The couple are rehearsing for the Royal Variety Performance show. An actress, singer and dancer, Jessie Matthews was a stage and screen star in the 1920s and 1930s. In the 1960s, her career revived when she became Britain's most popular radio star - as Mrs Dale in 'Mrs Dale's Diary'. Anton Dolin was a distinguished English ballet dancer and choreographer. In 1981, he was knighted for his services to dance.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/E05855
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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