Kōrero: Whitehouse, Davina

Davina Craig, comic maid

Davina Craig, comic maid

Davina Smith (later Whitehouse) played the role of a comic maid in many British ‘quota quickie’ movies in the 1930s. Here she appears (right) in Are you a Mason? (1934), alongside stars Sonnie Hale and Gwyneth Lloyd, under the stage name Davina Craig. 

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Helen Martin. 'Whitehouse, Davina', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/6w3/whitehouse-davina (accessed 7 June 2023)