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Grand Opera House, Wellington :Com[mencing] Saturday March 5. The most memorable event in stage history. J C Williamson Ltd will present England's foremost actress Miss Fay Compton, who will make her first appearance in N.Z. "Victoria Regina". [1938].

Reference Number: Eph-E-DRAMA-1938-01

Shows arrangement of text with circular inset portrait of the actress Fay Compton, and the title "Victoria Regina" topped by a crown on a cushion. Reports that the play is the reigning theatrical sensation of London, Paris and New York. At the bottom is the mention of the second production of Gerald Savory's brilliant three-act comedy "George & Margaret".

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera, Relief prints and Advertising, related to State Opera House (Wellington, Archibald J Elliot, Fay Compton, Wright & Jaques Ltd, Wellington City, Theatres - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Crowns, Drama and Actors.

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Grand Opera House, Wellington :Com[mencing] Saturday March 5. The most memorable event in stage history. J C Williamson Ltd will present England's foremost actress Miss Fay Compton, who will make her first appearance in N.Z. "Victoria Regina". [1938]., Reference Number Eph-E-DRAMA-1938-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on poster.Relief print, on sheet 1015 x 375 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Dated from the dates of programmes elsewhere in the Ephemera Collection.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Wright & Jaques Ltd

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