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Sir Ralph Richardson; Doris Zinkeisen
by Unknown photographervintage print, 19467 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (190 mm x 243 mm) image sizeGiven by Terence Pepper, 2013NPG x138013
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26 June 2017, 15:44
Hi - I sent the information about the Pollock's toy theatre on 22nd June, that has been added to this listing - suddenly thought I may have got the name of the theatre wrong, double-checked, and it should read the 'Regency', not the 'Victoria' - slip of the brain, apologies for this, but glad I can correct it. kind regards, Val Copley
22 June 2017, 20:07
Hi - the photo shows Sir Ralph and Doris with one of Benjamin Pollock's toy theatres, the 'Regency', and Doris is cutting out characters from the juvenile drama version of 'Aladdin', then recently published by Pollock's. Sir Ralph was involved in the re-opening of Benjamin Pollock's Ltd by Alan Kean in 1946, and Doris designed the sets and scenery for the juvenile drama 'The High Toby' which was also published by Pollock's in the 40's.
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