Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Gay Paree

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on November 16, 2007

Photographs of cast members of the musical Gay Paree (1927-30), collected by cast members Josephine and Sophie Schlenk. The collection includes photographs of:

Josephine and Sophie Schlenk


Red Skelton



Dulcy Dowd



Irene Cornell dancing “The Gold Plaque”



and the cast party at the restaurant owned by

Bob Berger, “Waffle King” of Boston


View the full record for the collection: Josephine Schlenk and Sophie Schlenk photographs of theatrical performers

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  1. angela said, on December 15, 2007 at 1:04 pm

    I find it interesting that the cloche hat is A) universal and B) considered such a part of the outfit that it is not removed, inside, for a photograph

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