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'Pleasure bound' revue, 1933 (3rd of 3)

'Pleasure bound' revue, 1933

This programme is for the revue 'Pleasure bound', at the Grand Opera House, Wellington, on Saturday 28 January 1933. The revue, which ran for a number of weeks, starred Ella Shields and George Wallace. Shields was an American vaudeville singer who made her name in London as a male impersonator. She was particularly famous for the song 'Burlington Bertie from Bow'. Wallace was a popular Australian comedian and tap dancer.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-VARIETY-1933-01-front

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Peter Clayworth, 'Weekends - Saturday – pay day, work day, half-holiday', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 March 2023)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013