George Sorlie Revue, Brisbane, 1938

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 January 1938

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Creator: Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

Location: Brisbane, Queensland.

Description: Full cast on stage photograph with band members, dancers and soloists and specialty acts in costume, identified on the reverse as George Sorlie Revue 1938.

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    vesna0103

    • 17/Mar/2022 00:09:34

    The photo relates to Bobby Le Brun who was a comic and pantomime artist. He performed in George Sorlie's Musical Revue and after Sorlie's death ran the company alongside Grace Sorlie and his wife Grace Le Brun. Bobby Le Brun was born in Sydney in 1910 and began his career as a dancer in revue. After his Tivoli debut, he traveled widely with tent shows such as Kate Howard's Dramatic Players, Bartons Follies, and Sorlies Musical Revue. A versatile comic and pantomime Dame, he kept Sorlie's tent show on the road from 1949 until 1961 with the help of his wife Grace, a former dancer. He made the transition to television and club shows largely along the NSW Central Coast, was awarded an OAM in 1981, and died at his home in Newcastle in 1985. Date 1937 Source: collections.artscentremelbourne.com.au/#details=ecatalogu...

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    vesna0103

    • 17/Mar/2022 00:12:38

    George Sorlie's Revue Mr, George Sorlie's 1938 Revue company is drawing large audiences to the modern marquee theatre, opposite Centenary Park in Ann Street. There will be a matinee at 2.30 p.m. to-day, when a change of program will be presented. 'The North China troupe,' in their daring acrobatic feats, George Hurd, Continental juggler, George Sorlie, the Three Marcelles, Ronnie Shand (comedian), the Moreni trio and the eight Sunkist girls are only a few of the outstanding attractions. Source: 10 Aug 1938, The Courier-Mail, Brisbane trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/41006873