Guide to the Papers of Bobby and Gracie Le Brun

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MS Acc11.137

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Collection Summary

Creator
Bobbie and Gracie Le Brun
Title
Papers of Bobby and Gracie Le Brun
Date Range
1924-2004
Collection Number
MS Acc11.137
Extent
3.6 metres (12 ms boxes + 1 small folio + 2 medium folios + 1 large folio)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6261829).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Bobby and Gracie Le Brun, National Library of Australia, MS Acc11.137, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Finding Aid Source(s)

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Item Descriptions

68 pocket diaries by Bobby le Brun. Lacks 1939, 1924-1985 (File) - Box 1--3

Some years have additional diaries with only a little information in them (1934, 1967, 1972, 1975, 1983) . The diaries begin in 1924 with le Brun at age 14, and finish in August 1985, one month before he died. Mostly in good condition, with some loose in covers. Mostly legible, in ink/biro, except for 1924 (pencil). Some inscribed "Eric S. Marshall". 1930 spine loose; 1931 spine loose; 1933 back cover detached, spine very loose; 1937 cover detached; 1952 loose in cover.

Miscellaneous notebooks of Bobby le Brun - 1941 notebook lists engagements, earnings, results of bets at Harold Park dogs, etc.; 1944 notebook consists almost entirely of daily "to do" lists plus some 1944/1945 takings details; 1945 notebook shows details of wages paid, plus several long "to do" lists; 1949 notebook shows takings and expenses for part of the year; another undated notebook shows audience sizes and takings on a night-by-night basis; 2 loose pages; 3 notebooks containing what appear to be lists of performance items; 2 notebooks (one lacking covers) containing alphabetical lists of towns around Australia with details of accommodation, contacts, theatre details, etc., 1941 - 1949 (File) - Box 3

1941 and 1944 notebooks covers loose; 1945 notebook lacks cover, very loose; n.b. 2 loose pages separate from other items; 1 notebook with alphabetical list of towns lacks covers

Copy of "A rebel of the bush" by Don Delaney, inscribed "To dearest Bobby with all loving wishes from Grandma for Xmas and[?] 24", 1920 (File) - Box 3

Lacks cover, back pages torn and folded

Remnant of notebook belonging to Gracie le Brun titled "Where is it?", containing some memorables dates, 1940-1941, plus some housekeeping information, in her writing, 1940-1941 (File) - Box 3

Scrapbook of Bobby le Brun's theatre appearances - cover embossed "B. leB."; unidentified black-and-white photos in leather-bound album with poker-work decorations, titled "Snapshots Kia Ora Auckland, N.Z." - loose photos inscribed on backs with year (1947), names and locations, 1927 - 1947 (File) - Box 4

Newspaper cuttings, flyers, programmes, etc., all meticulously mounted and marked to highlight mentions of Bobby le Brun (originally under the name Bob Marshall). Pages and cuttings foxed, front and back covers detached

Scrapbook re Bobby le Brun, 1936-1945 (File) - Box 4

Newspaper cuttings, flyers, programmes, etc., all meticulously mounted and marked to highlight mentions of Bobby le Brun; some loose items at front and elsewhere. Pages and cuttings foxed, spine roughly strengthened with heavy cloth.

Inscribed scrapbook (very large) titled "N.Z. Tour B. le Brun" of Bobby le Brun's vaudeville and other activities, in George Sorlie's revues, pantomimes and many other shows, including frequent references to Jenny Howard, "England's greatest singing comedienne", Gladys Moncrieff and others., 1947-1977 (File) - Box 5

Newspaper cuttings, flyers, programmes, etc., all meticulously mounted, up to 1950. Beyond that date, all items loose, mainly bunched in annual lots; spine roughly strengthened with heavy cloth.

Loose cuttings, 1955-1974 (File) - Box 6

Covers the return of Sorlies, and later activities; incl. a ms draft of Le Brun's career

Loose cuttings, photos and other papers, predominantly from 1983, 1961-1983 (File) - Box 6

Covers reactions to le Brun's Order of Australia; his participation in the "Mo Awards"; performances at The Savoy and the Civic Music Hall, Newcastle; 2 photos of le Brun at Sorlies (1961); 2 photos of Le Brun and wife at the Gold Coast (1983); le Brun's c.v. 1927/28 - 1983

Loose cuttings and other papers, including correspondence, first section labelled "Friends and associates", second section labelled "Personal pars", third section predominantly about Newcastle, 1971-1982 (File) - Box 6

Incl. correspondence from Val and Maurie Fields, Johnny O'Keefe's widow (plus copy of proceedings at O'Keefe's Requiem Mass) , et al., articles (Max Harris on Roy Rene), signed photo of June Slater, cuttings about Jenny Howard, Danny la Rue, The Echidnas (retired music-hall entertainers), cuttings about many of le Brun's associates and contemporaries and about activities in Newcastle, Coolangatta, Rockhampton.

Folder marked "Personal memorabilia, 28/3/81", 1968-1980 (File) - Box 6

Envelope containing "Letters re O.A.M.", nd (File) - Box 6

Many letters of support of campaign for proposed award for le Brun, organised by Jessie Brownlee; some letters of condolence followpng lu Brun's death; other unrelated material, including a silhouette of Bobby and Gracie le Brun

Miscellaneous loose papers, 1944, 1977-1990 (File) - Box 6

Includes correspondence with Reg Grundy Productions, two scripts, a brief c.v.; a 1944 letter asking Bobby to "oblige us with a turn to entertain the girls and boys..." at the Hamilton Returned Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia (RSSandAILA)

Photo - Group photo, incl. Bobby le Brun, probably NZ. bandw., 24x19 cm, 1974 (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - Live performance, Frank Cleary and Gloria Dawn. bandw, 25x20cm., 1949 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotation on back by B.le.B.?

Newspaper print of photo - Harry Dargie Quintet, with B. Le B. Blurb, 1962 (File 1) - Box 7

Mounted on card for us at ticket office

Photo - Sorlies' tent, with 2 men and bicycle. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - night-time panorama of outdoor entertainment site, marked to show location of Stanley Mackay, Coles Varieties, Barton Follies and Sorlies. bandw, 20x8cm (File 1) - Box 7

Back annotated by B le B.?, "This looks like a night time shot of the shows on location in Bundaberg"

Photo - image of poster for show at the Tivoli, Perth, starring Bobby le Brun, Ira Vanda and her Hollywood puppets and The Kelroys. bandw, 13x8.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated "Perth" on back

photo - B. Le B. as "The working man". bandw, 15.5x10.5 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - daylight panorama of outdoor entertainment site, labelled "The battle of Bundaberg", showing location of Sole Bros. Circus, Barton's Follies, Cole's Variety Show, Geo. Sorlies' Revue. bandw, 20x8cm, 1934 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - daylight panorama of outdoor entertainment site, Bundaberg, showing location of Perry's Circus and Anuimal tent, Coles and Bartons (?), Sorlies, ... bandw, 25x7.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - "Hunter St., Newcastle - a [backdrop] scene painted by Lar Freds for our War Loan presentation". Newcastle. bandw, 15x11cm, 1943 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - B. Le B. with Bob Neal. bandw (glossy), 10x7cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - "Totty Young ejects me [B. le B.] from Newcastle Beach". bandw, 16x21.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back; B. Le B. in old-style bathing costume

Photo - Group photo - "Sorlies, North Qld." bandw,25x20cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back; about 100+ people outdoors

Photo - looking down over Sorlies tent, with man walking past and rooftops of nearby houses in background. bandw, 24.5x19cm, 1960 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back "No. 2 P'cess Anne tent built and made by Geo. Pickers Brisbane 1960"; stamp of Fred Carew (photos) ... K765 on back

Photo - Side view of Sorlies tent, lacking sides, with men inside. bandw, 24.5x19cm, 1960 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back "The 'No. 2' tent(auxiliary) made for Princess Anne's visit to Brisbane about 1960(?)"; stamp of Fred Carew (photos) ... K760 on back

Photo - top view of Sorlies tent, with man crouching and rooftops of nearby houses in background. bandw, 24.5x19cm, 1960 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back "No.2 auxiliary tent"; stamp of Fred Carew (photos) ... K 766 on back

Photo - portrait of Mrs Grace Sorlie. bandw, 19x24cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - Show train, in distance across fields. bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, torn out of album

Photo - Show train carriage, one figure standing, one person looking out of window. bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, torn out of album

Photo - Show train carriages, one person on ground, many others on train, telegraph pole in foreground. bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, torn out of album

Photo - Sorlies truck on Show train. bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Show train. bandw, 7x5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Sorlies truck. bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Holiday house, Magnetic Island, Qld - 5 people with backs to camera. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, torn out of album

Photo - Dick Kaylis painting house on Magnetic Island, Qld. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, torn out of album

Photo - live performance, Naughty Ninetees, Sorlies 1950s, Gloria Dawn (centre). bandw, 25x20cm, 1950s (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - live performance, Bob, Gracie, "Bodgies and Widgee's", Coolangatta, 1972. bandw, 25x20cm, 1972 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Sorlies tent, with 6 uniformed men at front. bandw (glossy), 15x10cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - Jays' Gold Coast tour of 1982 - "we hosted", coach in background. col., 13x9cm., 1982 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - B. Le B. with 7 other men - "Pat McGroner, and Moree characters, including Snowy Webb, and proprietor of Moree Times and radio station; front, Bill Staford, self , Bob Weiley". col., 13x9cm., 1981 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back; Captain Cook Motel, Tweed Heads

Photo - "Allisons", one male and one female performer, band in backgoound, man on high bicycle. col.,12.5x9cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Jayes Gold Coast tour 1983 at "The Islander", "The rajah - Eric Middleton with the obseqious slave, B le Brun". col., 13x9cm., 1983 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - 5 persons at table - "Molly Lettuce, Marcie Sorlie, B and G, Dr. Helen A. Johnson in our unit at Tugun". col., 13x9cm., 1984 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - "Rickshaw! Gracie and I at Jim and Olive Seaton's". col., 11x9cm., 1982 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - portrait of B. Le B. "My 'stinker' after the operation" col., 13x9cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - 3 figures standing by table, other figures seated, in outdoor setting. "Alan, Tabbi, Madam". col., 15x10cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - B. Le B. with Helen Johnston [sic] "taken in front of our house, Newcastle". col., 15x10cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back; also states "New York"

Photo B. Le B. and Gracie with Alan Brown, June 1982. col., 15x10cm., 1982 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - "Staff hitting in pegs for big top - front Jack Povey". bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Sorlies tent, 2 figures with back to camera, rear view of early model Holden and part of a truck. Labelled "Big top". bandw, 9x6cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, torn out of album

Photo - promotional photo of interior of "George Sorlie's storm-proof theatre". bandw, 18x12cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - Group photo - "Three companies, J. C. Williamson's, Sorlie's and Barton's on Charters Towers Station prior to leaving for Townsville, 1935". bandw, 21x16cm, 1935 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, including names of about 55 of those present

Photo - image of poster for 2 shows presented by "Seagulls" - Barry Crocker and Frank Gorshin. col., 12.5x9cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - studio portrait of Grace Sorlie. bandw, 13x19cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back; Stewart Strawbridge, photographer

Photo - Ted James and I with ballet, Newcastle Beach, 1947. bandw, 25x20cm, 1947 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, including 3 names of dancers, incl. Dixie Phillips

Photo - promotional photo of "Erris and Kevin and The Razzledazzlers". col. (gloss), 25x19cm. (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - 3 males somersaulting [or 1 male somersaulting in 3 different sequential positions]. bandw, 25x20.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Stamped by Mike Studios, Bondi Junction on back

Photo - "Sadie Gale (widow of 'Mo' - Roy Rene) with Doc Doyle impersonating 'Mo' ". col., 13x9cm., 1981 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back, including "...at the Veteran's Tribute Night at North Sydney Leagues Club, 1981"

Photo - Woman in slacks, with man sitting on bumper bar of car. bandw, 8x14cm, 1934 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back "Casual Connie, Orange 1934"

Photo - group of 11, including B. le B., standing in front of posters at Coolangatta Hotel. col., 12.5x9cm., 1966 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back "August 1966 Helen"

Photo - promotional portrait of Lonny [???]. bandw, 8x10cm (File 1) - Box 7

Inscribed "Best wishes lots of love Lonny [???]"

Photo - portrait of Gwen Parsons. bandw, 7.5x10cm, 1935 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Gwen Parsons (Parsnips) Soprano G. Sorlie 1935"

Photo - 3 Aboriginal Australian [?] men, the central figure wearing a breastplate inscribed "Wawooamittan King of Woora" bandw, 8x10.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "The king" Mossman (Q)"

Photo - The Princess Theatre, Toowoomba. bandw, 11.5x7cm, 1930 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "The Princess Theatre - me outside again. My first appearances as a dramatic actor were made here with Kate Howarde's Coy. This snap is representative of the queue we had outside each night" [i.e. nobody]

Photo - group of 6 people (with child in background) at the beach. bandw, 10.5x8cm, 1931-2 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "With some of the surf club lads at Newcastle. Chanti, the handsome gentleman is none other than myself 'Robby'. In front 'Sailor' tells Jane Riano a story - a clean one I hope and Jim listens in too"

Photo - man standing in grass with rough buildings in background. bandw, 7x11.5cm, 1930 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back "Yours truly as Steve in Gum Tree Gully - I'm dolled up for the party here - by cripes! Toowoomba, (Q'ld) 1930"

Photo - 2 females in costume. bandw, 11x8.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Gloria Schofield and Yvonne Pollard"

Photo - female with parasol sitting on rock at the coast. bandw, 11x7cm, 1929 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "To Bob from Bebe, Rocky" and "Beb Gibson on the rocks in Rocky. Again re those hams. Rockhampton 1929"

Photo - group of about 12 people, with B. Le B. leaning with hand on car boot. bandw, 11x6.5cm, 1951 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "This is all of us outside the Beach Hotel on Xmas Day (1951)" and with names "Toby Brady, Ferdie Blatch, Geoff Wood, Mrs Singer, Mrs Sorlie, Harry Kay, Neil O'Brien, Doreen Buckland, Bill Penzor [?], Mum and I"

Photo - B. Le B. with unnnamed male with mustache in suit. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - B. Le B. with 2 unnnamed male, one with mustache in suit, one taller with dark suit. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - Portrait of female in costume ouside tent door. bandw, 8.5x11cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Lyla Fullalore[?]"

Photo - man in suit sitting on outdoor toilet holding string with object dangling. bandw, 9x14cm (File 1) - Box 7

2 copies, one annotated on back "Alan Cleary, Tolger, [Qld]"

Photo - 2 men, B. le B. holding string with object dangling over outdoor urinal (?). bandw, 9x14cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "[???] van Dyke and I at Hotel Tol[???]"

Photo - looking up from wharf at passengers, incl. B. Le B., at rail on liner with streamers, presumably departing. bandw, 9x14cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - front view of Majestic Theatre, Adelaide, with poster for Puss-in-Boots visible above the balcony. bandw, 12.5x7cm, 1948-49 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - female in green dress in theatre dressing room or motel room. col., 13x9cm, 1984? (File 1) - Box 7

Date on photo - "84 8 10"

Photos - 2 images of B. Le B. On stage with microphone apperaing in character at Bungulla. col., 13x9cm, 1980 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - " Bungulla 17/6/80"

Photo - 2 standing figures on beach at Rottnest Island. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm, 1938 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Freda Bohning and myself at Rottnest Island. We are standing on what is practically dried salt...April, 1938"

Photo - bridal party. bandw, 14x9cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Paul and Bronwen Dalson's wedding"

Photo - group of 20 (including 2 children and B. Le B.) in front of plane on tarmac, some with luggage. bandw, 13x8cm (File 1) - Box 7

Photo - group of 4, incl. B. Le B. (and Gracie?) and large dog outside house. col., 12.5x9cm, 1959 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "At Magnetic Island, July 1959"

Photo - 5 figures, Incl. B. Le B., on stage apparently nude, standing behind wide banner labelled "..DIST COLONY". bandw, 14x9cm, 1947-48 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Alex Miles (Butler), Tom Richards (Father), Shirley Donald (Mother), Gracie and I, Ophir Rees Show, N.Z. 1947-8"

Photos - 2 images of acrobats, The Leotards, performing on stage. bandw, 13x8cm (File 1) - Box 7

One annotated on back - "Leotards, 'Poppa', Liza and Joey"

Photo - 4 male figures, incl. B. Le B., outside Sorlie's tent, Cessnock. bandw, 13x9cm, 1961 (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Ted Muller, Bob Neil, Tobey Barton, Sorlies, Cessnock, Nov.61"

Photo - 2 men by plane on tarmac. bandw, 13x8cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Jack Hibberd (Secty N/castle Jockey Club) and I en route to Adelaide with U.L.V.A. Golf Team"

Photo - interior of show tent without supporting poles. bandw, 14x9cm (File 1) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Les Levantes Igloo tent - new idea no poles in road"

Photo - portrait of B. Le B. bandw, 19.5x25cm, 1954 (File 1) - Box 7

Inscribed "To my own darling mum, all my love Bobby, 1954"

Photo - 3 characters - cat, woman and "boy". bandw, 25x30cm, 1961 (File 2) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Bob - Sarah the cook; Val Jellay; Doreen O'Brien - cat; 1961, Sorlies"; photo folded, creased, torn and taped

Photo - portrait of woman in display folder, inscribed "To Bob, with love from Ida" . sepia, 13.5x9 cm, 1932 (File 2) - Box 7

Photo - mounted image of female figure, dressed in full-length gown, in acrobatic pose with back leg and foot held above head height., inscribed on mount "Best luck always, from Madge". bandw., 17x22cm (File 2) - Box 7

Photo - photo of poster featuring B. Le B. in character, name Bobby le Brun at bottom. bandw, 19x30cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - portrait of B. Le B. wearing boater. bandw, 20x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Stamped on back "Photo by Phil Ward"

Photos - 2 photos of the players in the cricket match between The Frolics of 1940 vs Adelaide Jockeys, at Hawthordene, Adelaide, January 1940. bandw, 21x16cm, 1940 (File 3) - Box 7

Both photos annotated with names on back, incl. B. Le B.. One photo damaged, insects?

Photo - live performance, finale of "Show Business", Perth 1948-9. bandw, 13x8cm, 1948-49 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - performance at The Tivoli, Perth, names include Neil O'Brien, Don Williams, Freddy Goldman, Rene McKinnon, Bobby le Brun, Tom Richards, Gracie le Brun

Photo - Outside the Fremantle Gaol - group photo. bandw, 18x12cm, 1939 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Outside the Freemantle[sic] Gaol, Fred Barry, Mark Collins, Dulcie Kelly, Buster Fiddes, Bernice Kelly, Gracie Boyd, Bob le Brun, Archie Clifford, Mrs. Clifford, Mick Clifford, Gill Eustace, Lon Horwitch (with camera)"

Photo - live performance, finale of "Hits and Highlights", Perth. bandw, 13x8cm, 1948-49 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - signed portrait of Lola Vivian. sepia, 15x20cm, 1931 (File 3) - Box 7

Inscribed "Don't forget the schooling[?], Voila, To dear old Bob, with love from Lola, Sydney, 5.2.31"; back annotated "Mdme Lola Vivian of Vivian and Dunn"

Photo - group photo of "Hollywood Show", Perth, 1938, with banner in background, 1938 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Hollywood Show, Perth, 1938, Frank Perrin, June Athrillo, John Sullivan, Johhny Athrillo, Peggy Kerr, Snowy Towers, Jack Lester, Doug MacKinnon, Rene MacKinnon, Jimmy Hornaz"

Photo - Outside the "Coola" at Freemantle[sic] - group photo. bandw, 16.5x11.5cm, 1939 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Mark Collins, Dulcie Kelly, Buster Fiddes, Fred Barry, Bernice Kelly, Miss Purdue, Les Wright, Gracie, self, Mick and Mrs Clifford, Arche Clifford, ?"

Photo - cast on stage at end of show. bandw, 21x15.5cm, 1948 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Gracie's birthday night, Perth 1948, Gracie, Winn Hall, Tom Richards, Ira Vanda, Frank Cleary, Joan Kelroy, Ernie Kelroy, self, Ivy Kelroy, Gloria Dawn, Sam Stern, Yvonne Caroner, Neil O'Brien"

Photo - Fay Bukkalla and Grace, Rockhampton (Q), 1947. bandw, 6x8cm, 1947 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - cast photo simulating final curtain. bandw, 25x20cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Frank Cleary and Gloria Dawn, Neil O'Brien ..." and others not legible

Photo - portrait of woman with dog. sepia, 20x23.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Phyl White'

Photo - Finale Aladdin. bandw, 25x19.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - Princess Theatre; performers' names illegible; photographer's stamp "Harry Jay ... Melbourne"; photo has tears on edges

Photo - multiple image of "Valento and asistant juggling and balancing supreme". bandw, 13.5x11cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photograper's stamp on back - "Harry Jay ... Melbourne"

Photo - group of 7 men outside marquee. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Official opening of Tweed Heads Paceway, Monte Le Marr, George Weiley, Tom Ronalde, Peter Moselle, Bobby le Brun, Eddie Edwards, Billy Ronald "

Photo - Group on outdoor stage, comprising actors and soldiers in uniform, with banner reading "Actors Equity in conjunction with Barton's Follies". bandw, 16x11cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - group of 6 women standing behind desk with man and woman sitting (woman signing a document). bandw, 15.5x11cm, 1942-1945 (File 3) - Box 7

Poster attached to front of desk reading "750,000 buyers wanted, Back the attack - buy Liberty bonds"; annotated on back - "Cyril [???] Adams and Ballet, Barton's Follies, 1942-3-4-5, Leah Clarke, Lyla Fullerlove, Ruby Jinx"

Photo - man in foreground sitting on ground behind tent ropes, with 2 women in background. bandw, 7.5x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "[Bobby le Brun] cooling off during a matinee, Winnie Gill and Joyce Williamson at rear"

Photo - man standing at front of stage with microphone, 7 perfomers behind him at back of stage. bandw, 10x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Bob Geraghtly"

Photo - portrait of Bobby le Brun with boater. sepia, 8x10.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo torn away from larger image, rough edges

Photo - 2 men in costumeon stage performing around microphone. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Bob and Neil O'Brien", photographer's stamp "Distinctive Photography ... Tumut, N.S.W."

Photo - woman in white dress standing in garden. sepia, 6x9cm, 1933 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "A good sort from Wagga - forget her name. Wagga Wagga (N.S.W.) 1933"

Photo - woman in white standing in front of blue building. col., 9x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Suzanne Born"

Portrait of 2 men. sepia, 11x14.5cm, 1963 (File 3) - Box 7

Polaroid print in special mount; annotated "Oasis Hotel, Walgett, 1-5-63; To my old pal Bob, from Max Lloyd, Wagga Wagga; met an old pal of yours Bob, regards, Pat Mc"

Photo - scene from a live performance of "A Chinese fantasy; Nylons and nonsense". bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; also notes "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - "Nursery scene" from unnamed show. bandw, 16x11cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Self, Yvonne Moore, Marie Doran and Peter Brooks"

Photo - portrait of man with inscription "Levant - How's tricks?" bandw, 7x8.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - man on stage in costume in front of microphone, second man at piano in background. bandw, 12x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back " Girl guide"

Photo - woman on stage in costume in front of microphone, pointing at audience. bandw, 12x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back " Hedy Benaud [?], Coolangatta"

Photo - group of men and women on stage, with backs of audience members also shown; man in bow tie singing /announcing, Bobby le Brun back right holding microphone. bandw, 16.5x12cm, 1961-1867 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back "Anniversary, Hotel Coolangatta, 1961-2-3-4-5-6-7"

Photo - male trumpeter and female banjo player. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Hedy and Peter"

Photo - picture of Coolangatta Hotel from the street, showing banner advertising Bobby le Brun show. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - shows painted gateway hoarding "The Bobby le Brun Show, programme change Tuesday and Friday [plus image of B. Le B.]" sepia, 14x9cm, 1971 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Grande Hotel, Coolangatta, Qld., 1971"; 2 copies

Photo - group photo outside Fremantle Gaol, with dog. bandw, 16.5x12.5cm, 1939 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "?, Dulcie Kelly, Buster Fiddes, Bernice Kelly, ?, Gracie, self, Mick Clifford (stage mechanist), ?, ?, ?"

Photo - group sitting in restaurant, with large wall paintings in background. sepia, 16x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Arthur, Vola van ??"

Photo - picture of Paul Sindar. bandw, 13x14cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - picture of Buster Fiddes singing, holding his dog. bandw, 16x21.5cm, 1946 (File 3) - Box 7

Inscribed "To Lily and Snowy from Jake and Fanny, 1946"; annotated on back - "Buster Fiddes and Jake"

Photo - woman in [Guide's?] uniform, saluting. bandw, 15x20cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Vera Dunn"

Photo - Woman in costume, squatting outside tent, with dog. bandw, 7.5x11cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Rita Wiiliams and Tango"

Photo - man speaking with notes. col., 11.5x8.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "My Bob, Guest speaker"

Photo - 3 men outside Sorlies' ticket booth. bandw, 12.5x8cm, 1961 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Ted, Bob [le Brun], Toby, Sorlies, Cessnock, Nov. '61". Also notes "last days of Sorlies"

Photo - man standing by low cupboard, cigarette in mouth, with seatedyoung girl. bandw, 13x14cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Paul and Pauline [???]"

Photo - Man standing on stage in costume, wearing fez, seated man at piano. bandw, 12x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "On the banks of the Nile; Bob and Charles Sleet"

Photo - copy of half-tone portrrait of Frank Perrin. bandw, 9x12.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Frank Perrin's name written on front

Photo - labelled on front "The four Kelroys, Australia's international aerial trampolinists". bandw, 25x20cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - labelled on front "Kelroys - Kalmas". bandw, 20x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - labelled on front "The Kalmas". bandw, 20x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - labelled on front in white ink "The Kelroys", showing 2 females somersaulting with 2 men watching. bandw, 25x20cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - large group celebrating, with sign behind reading "Happy 21st Daphne". bandw, 20.5x16cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "New Zealand", with many names added

Photo - the 4 Kelroys lined up in costume, with a door in background. bandw, 13x18cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "The Kelroys, Ron, Ernie, Ivy Kelroy and Joan"

Photo - portrait of dancer in costume, inscribed "To Bob - it's been fun beibg tigether and I hope we are again; always, [name illegible]". sepia, 20x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Original image stamped "Nickolas Muray, New York"

Photo - seated girl with floral dress, hair held back by ribbon, smiling; in front of some curtains? bandw, 13x14cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo (2 copies) - Shirtless man sitting with young child (standing) and woman in costume (sitting). sepia, 15.5x10cm, 1944-1945 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - one copy states "Rex Stubblety, little Pam Hales (Mrs Ginger) and Lyla Fullalove during Babes in the Woods panto, Barton's Follies, Newcastle, 1944-5"; other copy states "Rex Lindsay, little Pam,and Lyla Fullalove, N'castle, 3/1/45)"

Photo - portrait inscribed "Bobby and Grace, where the hell were you!! God bless (signature indecipherable)". bandw, 10x15cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - publicity photo of The Myrons. sepia, 11.5x15cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Down on the farm" from 'Make it a party'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "The evolution of the dance", from 'Hits and Highlights'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - portrait of B. Le B. with bow tie. sepia, 7.5x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back "My Bob"

Photo - image of young man [see note] in top hat, tails and stick in garden setting. bandw, 6.5x10.5cm, 1934 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "To dear Bob from Billy Kerr, 47 Murray St., Wagga, 1934"; stamp reads "Printed by 'Midget', Wagga"

Photo - image of B. Le B. with Robyn Alvarez on stage in front of curtain. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; stamp reads "Distinctive Photography ... Tumut, N.S.W."

Photo - image of 5 people lined up outside closed door labelled "Barber". bandw, 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Includes B. Le B.; 2 copies

Photo - 2 women seated at table on stage, with man standing. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - strip of 3 positive images (nos. 35, 36, 37) showing dancers and performers on stage. bandw, 11x3cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Summer and winter" from 'Rhythm party'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "All through a glass of champagne" from 'Naughty nineties'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - group photo with" Merry Christmas" sticker on corner. bandw, 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Wishing you all the best from Jacobs family"

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Maori scena" from 'Nylons and nonsense'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "The nuns' chorus" from 'Make it a party'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - B. Le B. At microphone on stage with those on stage applauding. bandw, 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - photographer's stamp "Leicagraph Studio, Wellington"

Photo - Postcard showing "Napier earthquake, No. 1. panorama after fire. ??? Hurst Photo". bandw, 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Family album (wedding group)" from 'Rhythm express'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Eastern nights" from 'Take a bow'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - live perfomance with 2 males with tricorn hats, one female in long dress. bandw, 15x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - trumpeter with audience of 5 men, reading music. bandw, 14.5x9cm, 1933 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Taken by young Tex Bailey - a jam session - 'Tut' Coltman, Wally (Katinkes?) Kindness [probably B. Le B.], Guy ('Kitty') Kid, Bluey ('Barbara') ???, Don ('Bessie') Bennett, Albury N.S.W., 1933"; insect damage to one side of photo

Photo - B. Le B. with 2 men in rain-coats, one with hat. bandw, 20x16cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Topsy turvy" from 'Topsy turvy'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - Scene from a live performance of "Cuckoo in the clock" from 'Frills and thrills'. bandw, 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; White Photos, Perth

Photo - scene for live performance of unidentified show, with 3 women singing and dancing in front of doors and picket fences. bandw, 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - scene from unidentified show, with blurred figures, including one dressed as an animal. bandw, 14x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Possibly "Puss-in-boots"?

Photo - 3 Maori with Joy Clyde in front of Maori house. bandw, 9x6cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Rangi, Bubbles, Emily, all guides at Waka, Rotorua. Also Joy Clyde. Bubbles holding bag made from flax which also makes Maori skirts"

Photo - performance photo of 2 sailors dancing. bandw, 22x16cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "??? and le Brun"

Photo - portrait of Bruce Carroll. bandw, 15x21cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; some damage on surface (insects?)

Photo - image of 10 men standing and sitting, with B. Le B. pulling face. bandw, 15.5x10cm, 1940 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Having lunch at Hawthorndene picnic match vs jockeys; Don Bennett, Cecil Scott, Jimmy (Chuckles) Walker, "Dingbat" Deane, "Chuck" Green, Al Alexander, Gordon Dwyer (Publicity mgr), Bob le Brun, Lawrie Long, Alex Miles; Adelaide 1940"

Photo - hand-tinted image of "Goerge Sorlie's up-to-date moving theatre. Manufactured by S. Walder Ltd., Sydney". bandw, 18x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Couple holding miniature bicycle. bandw, 6.5x9cm, 1961 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Best ???, to my very good friends. Great working with you Les and Lorna. Rex Allison and Midge. Sorlies 1961"; picture removed from album

Photo - colour postcard of Coolangatta Hotel. col., 14.5x9.5cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - man with close-fitting skull cap with 2 young women alongside tent. bandw, 9x13cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Ted Muller with Kay and Babs Richardson"

Photo - 2 women dancers posing on stage in front of curtain. bandw, 7x10cm, 1934 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Zelma Piper and Dot Loveridge, Sorlies ballet, 1934"

Photo - man smoking, leaning on woman's shoulder, in front of show tent. bandw, 9x12.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Lois (secretary) with one of staff boys"; picture taken out of album

Photo - 2 women in bikinis and space helmets with 2 male characters, in "Turn over a new leaf". sepia, 16.5x12cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Neil and I [i.e. B. Le B.], with Cheryl and Barbara Thompson, Turn over a new leaf"; photographer's stamp "James King ... Tugun [Qld]"

Photo - Bobby le Brun with 2 men. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Stamp on back "D.J. (John) McColl, O.A.M., J.P., Gosford District Hospital"

Photo - Bobby le Brun with 2 women. bandw, 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

annotated on back - "Showmans Ball - me, 'Ma' Hansen, Grace Sorlie"

Photo - 2 performers in front of line of applauding show people, finale of show at St. George Leagues Club, 17-11-86. col., 15x10cm, 1986 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Paul Dalton, Mary Schider, Ian Penrose, Smoky Dawson, Lucky Grill, Freddie Meredith, 'Roy Royston', and 'Loshi'"

Photo - the ballet at St. George Leagues Club, 17-11-86. col., 15x10cm, 1986 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - 4 dancers in costume lined up on stairs. col., 15x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Joanie Wilson (Buster Fiddes' wife), Peggy Ryan, Mavis Donavan, Del Rose"

Photo - Gerry Walker with coastline behind. col., 15x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "not so this character" and "Gerry Walker, ex-Sorlie's"

Photo - Bobby le Brun and Jim Sharman, with cliffs and sea behind. col., 13x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - 6 dressed-up people seated at dinner table. bandw, 14x9cm, 1943 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Lena Chapman, Tom Richards, Ruby Jinks (Richards), Mrs Chapman, self and Grace - Great Northern Hotel, 1943", and stamped "Maltfern Snaps ... Newcastle"

Photo - 5 men (2 with paper stuck up noses) and one woman standing in front of decorated wall,. bandw, 13.5x8cm, 1947 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - Len Fines, Jack Hibberd, Thelma Fines, ? , Joe Lowe Jr., and self, Newcastle, 1947

Photo - Bobby le Brun with 2 men (one wearing panama hat) and a woman (Gracie?) with palm tree at back. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Ellerslie" and photographer's stamp "Cabaret photographs... Auckland"

Photo - Len Hannon holding up dog, in front of show tent. bandw, 9x13cm (File 3) - Box 7

Taken out of album, annotated on back.

Photo - studio porttrait of Bobby le Brun. bandw, 15.5x26.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Image has name "Rainsford" written on bottom right corner [Adelaide photographic studio?]; some damage to surface

Photo - Bobby le Brun with Lars Blomquist. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; photographer's stamp "James King ... Tugun"

Photo - standing character [B. Le B.?] dressed to play bowls, surrounded by 9 women and 2 men. bandw, 25x20cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Bessie, Hotel Coolangatta, 1961-7"

Photo - live performance of "Forbidden City", Tivoli Theatre, Melbourne, 1947. bandw, 25x20cm, 1947 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - names hard to decipher, include Peter Kwan, Bob le Brun, Ron Shand, Robert Kwan; Stamped "Athol Shmith Studio ... Melbourne"

Photo - man dressed in whites with tennis racquet, bouncing ball on forehead (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Wintergarten, Berlin, Feb. 6th., bouncing tennis ball on forehead" and "George Hurd"

Photo - promotional photo for "Say it with stars - the star studded laughter show". bandw, 25.5x20.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - seated showgirl with extravagant headress surrounded by 5 other showgirls, all in costume. bandw, 25x20.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Norma Martin, Pat Sleet, Pat Kenny, Shirley - , Lena Choune, Elaine"; picture crinkled

Photo - mounted on cardboard, showing Neil O'Brien and Bobby le Brun in "Sailor routine". bandw, 29x21.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on front and back

Photo - [Bobby le Brun] as the Girl Guide. bandw, 20.5x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - 'Hank' Bukkulla and Fay on the Scenic Road from Yeppoon to Emu Park, Rockhampton, Q.. bandw, 6x8.5cm, 1945 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Tommy Richards and Bobby le Brun, holding wine glasses. bandw, 14x9cm, 1943 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Tommy Richards and I - his wedding day, Newcastle, 1943"

Photo - Bobby le Brun in costume, standing on grass, dressed in diaper and wearing headdress of peacock feathers, and holding a plate and glass. bandw, 13x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Facade of Tom O' Shanter Museum, with 2 figures (B. Le B. and Gracie?]. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - juggler lying on back on a stool and balancing 6 balls. bandw, 10x14.5cm, 1971 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Bassi Junior, January, 1971" and with French address and details of Swiss photographer

Photo - wedding couple outside door with figures behind. bandw, 9x14cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Paul and Bronwen Dalton"

Photo - girl with arms around neck of ventriloquist's dummy. bandw, 11x16cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Love at first sight - Little Pam Males shows her affection to Ginger, a famous ventriloquist's dummy"

Photo - Bobby le Brun on stage with saxophonist and 5 other performers. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Ronaldo Bros., Tom, Bill, Harry Trevett, Steve, Regina, Bob"

Photo - 7 performers on stage, including one in black face, Father Christmas and a young girl. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Neil O'Brien, Craig Berry, Regina, Beth Ellen, Santa"

Photo - Bobby le Brun with leaping dolphin at pool. bandw, 12x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photographer's stamp "Fred Lang ... Tweed Heads"

Photo - Mal Verco And "Ginger" with kids of audience at Barton's Panto, 1944-5. bandw, 16x11cm, 1944-45 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - group on Barton's Follies float, Newcastle. bandw, 14x9cm, 1944 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Barton Follies Float 'May day', Newcastle 1944; Cass Mahomet (?), Melva Littlejohn, Kath Sellar, Pte. Col Stewart, Mickey Carolan, Rita Williams, Jimmy Comerford, Charlie Perry"

Photo - man in drag on stage, hand on hip - floral dress, teeth 'missing', flat hat. bandw, 20x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Jimmy Clarke"

Photo - King poles, Sorlie's tent. bandw, 6x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Show train, on curve (3 photos). bandw, 9x6cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; taken from album

Photo - image of Sorlie's tent with bicycle and front of truck. bandw, 6x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; taken from album

Photo - blurred image of man in sailor's uniform and woman with large bag on stage. bandw, 9x14cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Tom Richards and I [name of item indecipherable]"

Photo - "Tent laid out and pegs in" - tent ready to be hoisted. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - shows 3 show tents, one with name "Wirths" at front, one with Caltex sign at front. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Image has shadow down middle; annotated on back - "Mackay, Q., Sorlie and Wirths and Bullen or Ashton"

Photo - Grace Sorlie with Lorna Williams, ouside ticket booth, with show tent in background. bandw, 6.5x6cm, 1959 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back; taken from album

Photo - Sorlie's truck with staff member. bandw, 6x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - shows advertising poster for "Show business", Perth. bandw, 6x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Poster reads "The Tivoli, Bobby le Brun, 'Show business', Cliff Cook ... Coming, Gladys Moncrieff"

Photo - Scene showing one figure standing on seat of unicycle and another squatting on a miniature bicycle. bandw, 7.5x10cm, 1935 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Sorlies, 1935; 'Trip and Fall'; Bobby le Brun on small bike and Gordon Sharpe"

Photo - man singing holding beer glass, with female guitarist in background. bandw,10x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Perth, Bruce Carroll"

Photo - Sorlie's show tent, with truck and car with 2 people leaning on it. bandw,12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Sorlie's tent (Innisfail), Kirk's Hotel opposite"

Photo - interior of show tent with seating set up. bandw, 20x12.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Inside Sorlie's tent"

Photo - external view of Sorlie's tent with 6 uniformed staff members lined up alongside ticket booth. bandw, 20x12.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Sorlie's tent"

Photo - Mal Verco and "Ginger", inscribed "To Bob and Grace with best wishes, Ginger, Mal". bandw, 20x12.5cm, 1945 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Dear Bob, We thought you did a swell job as Mother Goose in 'Babes in the wood', Ginger and Mal, Jan. 45"; also "Mal Verco"

Photo - Bobby le Brun [and Gracie?] with boy, leaning against car with word "Sorlies" painted on it. col., 11.5x7.5 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "To dear 'Bobby and Gracie', with best wishes from 'Johnny'"; photo on card-style mount

Photo - live performance of Bobby le Brun and Marie Doran in " Babes in the wood". bandw.,16.5x11cm, 1944-45 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Self and Marie Doran, 'Babes in wood' panto, Newcastle, 1944-5

Photo - two characters, male and female in costume in front of microphones, one barefoot, the other in high heels. bandw., 12x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photographer's stamp "James King ... Tugun"

Photo - character in Chinese costume with man in suit, in front of microphones. bandw., 12x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Ah pooh"

Photo - Company greeted at Sth Brisbane Station by Graham Mitchell (Ritz Theatre). bandw., 20.5x15.5cm, 1938 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Jack Angus (Dante), Harry Drake, Dulcie Kelly, Jim Max, Joy Wright, Vic Roberts, Joe Lawman, Graham Mitchell, Stella Lamond, Keith Connolly, Bob le Brun, Frieda Bohnig, Elsie Hosting, Sept., 1938

Photo - Bobby le Brun and Gracie greeting Reg and Betty ???? On set of "This is your Life". bandw., 25x20cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - Bobby le Brun, small portrait. bandw., 6x7.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - four characters performing in "The war of the sexes", with audience, and banner "2UW, Mark Mayne". bandw., 20.5x15cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Geo Farran [Tarrant?]t and Phyl Bennersley ("Peanut"), sitting on fence. bandw., 7x11.5cm, 1945 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Magnetic Island, (Q.), 1945"

Photo - "You're telling me" - Bobby le Brun standing by train with aboriginal man and child. bandw., 9x6.5cm, 1948 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Nullarbor Plain, W.A., 1948"

Photo - circle of men and women holding hands around beach ball in pool. bandw., 21x16cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Edgley and Dawe's 'Midnight frolics', Brisbane, 1932, Ithaca Baths, Publicity photo. George Chanti, Joy Wright, Bobby le Brun, Vene Carter, Lees White, ?, ??, Clem Dawe, Jane Riano, Edna Luscombe (now Edgley), Phyllis Shambrook"

Photo - Bobby le Brun turning towards camera, with Pauline ??? in background. bandw., 13x14cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - five people kneeling on the sand "On the beach at Emu Park". bandw., 10x8cm, 1941 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back "Roy McDonnell took this even tho' he is in the photo (believe it or not). He has an attachment which delays the clicking of the camera thereby giving himself time to join the group. We had a delightful day here, sunbathing and swimming - and late in June ... Roy, Gracie, me, Bonnie Barton and Norm ???"

Photo - Dolphin leaping in pool with bystanders. bandw., 12x16.5cm, 1962 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "To Bob and Grace, good luck and ???, George"; "George Anderson at Jack Evans Porpoise Pool, Gold Coast, 1962"

Photo - three cars lined up outside Fremantle gaol. bandw., 18x12cm, 1939 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Outside Freemantle[sic] Gaol, the Vauxhall cars supplied by Attwood Motors Ltd. to take us down". May, 1939

Photo - Hotel Coolangatta after fire, 1983, front entrance. col., 13x95cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - portrait of Gwen Parsons. bandw, 7.5x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Isn't she like Claudette Colbert?"

Photo - scene from unnamed show - kneeling female character gesturing towards male character dressed as soldier, at back of stage, in front of ornate gate. bandw., 14x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - blurred image of scene from "Cinderella's feller". bandw., 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Hits and Highlights, White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Bobby le Brun standing at open back of van, holding young boy. bandw., 9x13cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Bob, Stewart Williams"; taken out of album

Photo - scene from "Sun God", with all characters standing with back to audience, arms lifted towards image at back of stage. bandw., 13x8.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated at back - "Laughter unlimited, White photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred inmage of male and female character, male holding bucket, female gesturing to her left. bandw., 13.5x85cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Group photo sitting on ground in park, eating and drinking. bandw., 16x10cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Having lunch at Hawthorndene during the picnic cricket match, Frolics of 1940 vs. Jockeys; 'Kewpie' Phillis and wife, Alex Miles, Hazel Brooks, Gordon Dryer, Jim Burke, Waverley Wallace, Phyllis Delaine, Cec Scott, Don Bennett, Gracie, myself, Alf Brooks, 'Chuck' Green, and Gordon Dwyer"

Photo - blurred image of scene from ""Seaside or Country". bandw., 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Naughty Nineties, White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Bobby le Brun with Gracie [?], sitting in small boat on river, fishing. bandw., 12.5x9cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Gladstone?"

Photo - blurred image of finale of "Topsy Turvey". bandw., 13x8cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Bobby le Brun and 5 others sitting in horse-drawn, 4-wheeled cart, with man at horse's head. bandw., 14x9cm., 1968 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Isle of Sark, Channel Islands, 1968"

Photo - Bobby le Brun standing with giant "penguin", drummer and saxophonist in background. bandw., 16.5x12cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Hotel Coolangatta, Ian and Frankie'

Photo - "The Rananod's" in formal dress, standing in field. bandw., 20.5x25.5cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Bobbly le Brun on stage in costume as "Working Man". bandw., 20x25cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - portrait of Bobby le Brun, wearing bow tie. bandw., 19.5x24.5cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - photographer's stamp "Phil Ward Studios, Sydney"

Photo - informal group photo. bandw., 16.5x12cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Connie Clarke, Norm Batterham ('Daily News'), Thelma Pledger, Harry Pledger (Racing Club Sec.), Max ?, Monty le Marr, Jack Meekin (bookmaker), Helen Finan (Myers), Marie le Marr and the Le Bruns, Bill Lang (Electrician), Pam Pang, Brian Maycock (Ampol garage), Alwyn Kurts (Ch. 7 Inspector Fox of 'Homicide')"

Photo - interior of show tent without sides and no seating - "No. 2, 'P'cess Anne' auxiliary tent. bandw., 24.5x19cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - exterior view of show tent without sides - "No. 2 tent built by George Pickers for P'cess Alexandra visit". bandw., 24.5x19cm. (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back

Photo - 2 men in sailor's uniforms in a (stage) boat against backdrop of ocean. bandw., 22x16.5cm, 1932 (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Chanti (?) and Le Brun, Tivoli, Brisbane, 1932"; 2 copies, one creased, torn and grubby

Photo - 6 men enjoying themselves, one of them in check suit. bandw., 21.5x16.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Neil O'Brien, Hugh Sadler, Lucky Grills, Lennie Sadler, Roy Royston"

Photo - 4 showgirls on steps, with Bobby le Brun in check trousers. bandw., 16x21.5cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Pat Sleet, Jennifer Bullen, Doreen Buckland, Norma Martin, Bobby le Brun"

Photo - Bobby le Brun sitting sideways in armchair, wearing bowler hat. bandw., 20.5x25cm (File 3) - Box 7

Photo - Bobby le Brun in character as "Sarah the Cook" with "The twins". bandw., 26.5x21cm (File 3) - Box 7

Annotated on back - "Beryl and Margaret, Pat Sleet's sisters"

Framed certificate from Rockhampton Legacy to Sorlies Review Co. 30.x26.5cm., 1958 (File 3) - Box 7

Invitation to "Official opening of the Fortitude Cinema ... , 14 January, 1976", 1976 (File 4) - Box 7

Signed contract between Hugh Dwyer, Bob le Brun, and Ray Prentice, 1944 (File 4) - Box 7

"16'4'44"

"List of data regarding Bobby le Brun and the records available for writing and the possible compilation of a biography or record of over 50 years in show biz". 2pp., plus one page setting out some highlights of the careers of Bobby le Brun and Gracie le Brun (File 4) - Box 7

Three miscellaneous items (File 4) - Box 7

Photo - framed photo of Jenny Howard, inscribed "To darling 'Hazel', love Jenny". bandw, 22x27cm (File 1) - Box 8

Press cutting [re Jenny Howard and the Sydney Festival] and brochure for Capers Dinner Theatre, advertising a double bill, with Jenny Howard included in the cast (File 1) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard on stage at microphone, arms raised, wearing long, glittery dress. col., 9x13cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard on stage at microphone, in high heels and tights, gesturing to audience. col., 9x13cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Helen Reddy, leaning back on bench, in dressing room with Jenny Howard. col., 13x9cm., 1984 (File 2) - Box 8

Photo dated "84 8 10"

Photo - Jenny Howard in stables caressing horse in stall. col., 13x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard with old-style costumed soldier holding sword, standing by large cart loaded with wool bales. col., 13x9cm.. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard standing by memorial plaque marking Matthew Flinders' naming of Baudin Rocks. col., 13x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard with Eric [Husband] and Helen Reddy (arms around the shoulders of the other two). col., 13x9cm., 1984 (File 2) - Box 8

Photo dated "84 8 10"; annotated on back - "Twin Towns Club"

Photo - Jenny Howard swimming with Bobby le Brun at Magnetic Island. col., 12x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Eric Aitken family (Jenny Howard's husband), sitting around large dining table; Victoria. col., 13x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Jenny Howard holding OAM Award, seated, surrounded by standing group. col., 15x10cm., 1985 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "27 Sept. '85"; photo damaged on one side

Photo - "Richard Boughton's retirement dinner". col. Polaroid, 10.5x8.5cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Mounted on card; annotated on back - "Olive, - , Peter, Maureen Boughton, Bob, Percy King, Jenny Howard, Gracie"

Photo - "Jenny Howard attended Royal Command Performance at Tivoli; Queen's visit"; JH wearing full length dress, full-length gloves and tiara. col., 9x13cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Jenny Howard on stage at microphone, hands on hips and turned towards camera, wearing long, glittery dress. col., 9x13cm. 3 copies (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard seated in bamboo chair with Gracie le Brun. col., 10x13cm., 1985 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "To Gracie, Bobby, xx, Feb. 1985, Valentine"

Photo - Jenny Howard sitting on settee with "Bob[by le Brun], Zilla (Gloria Dawn's mum), Ronnie Hay ...". col., 13x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Sydney"

Photo - Jenny Howard seated with Gracie le Brun and "Olga". col., 13x9cm., 1984 (File 2) - Box 8

Photo dated "84 8 12"; annotated on back - "Arnt[sic] we lovely, Olga, Gracie and self"

Photo - scene from "Trekorus knarve (Treacherous knave), with Jenny Howard. bandw., 14x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "... Jenny Howard and Leah"

Photo - Jenny Howard seated on verandah with husband and Bobby le Brun. col., 13x10cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - upwards-looking view of apartments, with Jenny Howard waving, standing by husband. col., 12.5x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Colvillea, Jen, Eric"

Photo - Jenny Howard seated on verandah with luggage on trolley, with Bobby le Brun and Gracie. col., 13x10cm., 1983 (File 2) - Box 8

Anoitated on back - "With Jenny Howard at Central Railway Station, 1983"

Photo - Jenny Howard with husband and le Bruns, on balcony overlooking gardens and other apartments. col., 8.5x8.5cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - "Bobby and Gracie le Brun with Jenny Howard and Percy". col., 9x9cm., 1968 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Southport, England, 1968"

Photo -Jenny Howard with Bobby le Brun (holding nose) and Gracie, standing in front of cart labelled "Wm. Gardner, Nightman". col., 13x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Bob, Jen, self, Victoria"

Photo - Bobby le Brun and Jennt Howard standing by wall with large, pink flowering tree. col., 9x12cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Bob, Jen, Magnetic Island"

Photo - Jenny Howard with Bobby le Brun and "Flo Davies, next door neighbor", in garden. col., 11x8.5cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Jenny Howard holding presentation basket of flowers, with husband and 4 others, in front of sign reading "Colvillea". col., 13x19cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard with "Eddie, Joan Trigg, Thelma Darraugh". col., 9x9cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Jenny Howard wearing pink dress and fur coat. col., 9x13cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard standing with others in front of brick fence in Queanbeyan, N.S.W. col., 15x10cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Qeenbeyan[sic], Goldsmith family, Jenny Bob, self [Gracie]"

Photo - Jenny Howard with husband and his relations. col., 15x10cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Eric, Jen, Bob, self, on way to Robe, S.A., Eric's relations"

Photo - Jenny Howard with Bobby le Brun (wearing glasses), Gracie (with fur stole) and 2 unidentified males, taken at night. col., 13x10cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - 3 women (Gracie le Brun plus 2) seated on setteee, with picture of clown wearing ruffles on wall behind them. col., 10x12.5cm., 1958 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Love to Jeny[sic] from Jim.... Valentine, NSW, Feb 1958"

Photo - Jenny Howard with Percy. bandw., 9.5x12cm. (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Jenny with Percy"

Photo - Jenny Howard, sitting on chair in front of grand piano with vase of flowers on it. col., 13x9cm, 1984 (File 2) - Box 8

Photo dated - "84 10 13"; annotated on back - "Jen in her home Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast"

Photo - Jenny Howard with Jim ?? in front of cane-backed chair. col.,10x12.5cm., 1958 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Love to Jenny xx from Jim ??? Feb 1958 Valentine NSW"

Photo - Jenny Howard with Jim ?? , Bobby le Brun, Gracie and another woman. col., 10x12.5cm., 1958 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Love to Jenny x 1958 feb. Valentine NSW"

Photo - Jenny Howard with Bobby le Brun and Gracie, seated on love seat. col., 10x12.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - Jen, Bob, self, Victoria

Photo - Jenny Howard with Bobby le Brun, Gracie and Eric Aitken. col., 8.5x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Noela's unit Goodwin Village"

Photo - Jenny Howard in blue sequined dress on bare stage with microphone, arms raised. col., 10x15cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun [and Gracie?] and 3 others at a beachside setting. col., 12.5x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Faded to sepia - originally Polaroid?

Postcard - Palma, Mallorca - addressed to "Mr and Mrs Bobby le Brun", with note from "Jen and Perc". col., 15x10.5cm, 1962 (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard and patients at Rankin Park Hospital, Newcastle. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Jenny Howard with matron, Rankin Park, Newcastle. bandw, 16.5x21.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Jenny Howard last appearance [at] Grand, Coolangatta, [holding bouquet of flowers]. bandw, 15.5x20.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; one corner torn

Photo - Jenny Howard outside Rankin Park Chest Hospital, Newcastle. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - large group - men, women and children. bandw, 25x20cm, 1977 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - some of those present include Ron Shand, Grace le Brun and Bobby le Brun, Jenny Howard, Lorrae Desmond, Margaret Fitzgibbon, Digby Wolfe

Photo - Jenny Howard with cast, performing in "Aladdin" on stage at the Princess Theatre, Melbourne, orchestra pit visible. bandw, 25x20.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; photographer's stamp "Harry Jay, Melbourne"

Photo - photocopy of photo of poster advertising Jenny Howard in "Aladdin" and "Dick Whittington and his cat". col., 31x29.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - photocopy of photo of 4 posters on pin-board:- "Sorlie's Musical Revue, 1957", "Memories of vaudeville", "Australia's legends of variety", "The great Levante and his magical extravaganta 'How's Tricks'". col., 31x29.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Jenny Howard and Eric [husband], inscribed "To Grace and Bobby with love from Jenny and Eric". bandw, 20x24.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - 2 men on stage, one [Bobby le Brun] in very baggy pants, the other in socks and suspenders. bandw, 16.5x21cm, 1935 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Sorlies, 1935, Bob, Horrie Leighton, dancing act"; creased, one section almost torn away

Photo - character in dress kilt with bearskin hat. bandw, 15.5x21cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun in baggy pants and waistcoat (jacket on the floor beside him), in amusing boxing pose; Sorlies. bandw, 15.5x21cm, 1933-34 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; 2 copies, one mounted

Photo - portrait of Clem Dawe, with moustache, in summer hat; mounted on light card. bandw half-tone, 15.5x21cm (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed "Clem Dawe", and photographer "Webb and Webb, Perth"; some staining

Photo - The Norman Thomas Quintette (George Sorlie Coy., 1936). bandw, 20x25cm, 1936 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "?, Paul Smith, 'Sonny' Thomas, Freddie Crump, Norman Thomas Snr"; inscribed on front - "To dear 'Lily', Don't you dare cheat on me!, lots of luck Old Boy, your pal Sonny 'Jessie', 10/8/36"; corners damaged, some tears

Photo - man in dress suit, dancing, with two guitarists. bandw, 11.5x14.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Frank Strain"; inscribed on front "To dear Gracie and Bob with love Frank"

Photo - Portrait of Sonny Thomas. sepia, 16.5x21.5cm, 1936 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; inscibed on front "To Bob, in memory of a very pleasant tour to-gether, your pal, Sonny Thomas, 10/8/36"

Photo - promotional photo of Sigrita and Bogyo, the Happy Sailors, in action. bandw, 18x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Stamped on back

Photo - promotional photo of "Tiki, the Dancing Australian", with feathered hat, fan and clothing, posing by tree in pot. bandw, 22x13.5cm, 1929 (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed on front "To Bob, with all good wishes, Tiki, 1929";.

Photo - "After the fire, Tamworth, 1972", close-up showing part of the tent in tatters; also shows tent manufacturer's stamp "Geo. Pickers, Brisbane". bandw, 20.5x15.5cm, 1972 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - full external view of tent after fire, Tamworth, 1972. bandw, 20.5x15.5cm, 1972 (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - after the fire, Tamworth, showing side of tent, car, and a large field and hedge. bandw, 20.5x15.5cm, 1972 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Chanti and Le Brun, in sailor's uniforms, rowing boat against back-drop of ocean, Sorlie's, 1935. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm, 1935 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; some tears

Photo - Chanti and Le Brun, in sailor's uniforms, on stage posed in salute. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm, 1935 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; some tears

Photo - Chanti and Le Brun, dancing on stage, cross-legged pose, showing whole stage setting. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm, 1932 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Chanti and le Brun, Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane"; torn

Photo - close view of Chanti and Le Brun, dancing on stage, cross-legged pose. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm 2 copies, 1932 (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed on front "Chanti and Le Brun"; corner torn

Photo - proof sheet of 8 images of Buster Fiddess with glasses, making faces, hair combed roughly up, two with gas mask and head of corn. bandw, 25x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - 2 clowns on bicycle, one facing forwards, the other backwards. bandw, 10x7.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Trip and Face"

Advertising card - Bobby le Brun as "Bessie the Belle of the Bowling Green", with text on back "Want to laugh? You'll see her at the Hotel Coolangatta ...". Half-tone, 7.5x12.5 (File 2) - Box 8

2 copies

Group of 6 standing on verandah of outback hotel, 2 of them with cigarettes. bandw, 14x9cm, 1957 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Outside the old Railway Hotel, Tolga, Qld. - Francis van Dyke, myself, Kenny Bowtell, Hal Lennon, Alan Gray and Nola Molloy, 1957"

Photo - show scene, dancers performing at rear, 3 with very large hats, 3 men at front near microphone on stand, set has two large palm tress at rear; at Princess Theatre, Melbourne. bandw, 14x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photographer's stamp on back - "Harry Jay, Melbourne"

Photo - 4 women, one man, in old style bathing costumes, with boy in modern swimmers, at Tamworth Baths. bandw, 20.5x15.5cm, 1949-50 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Bobby le Brun laughing, with a smiling man, standing under banner "Happy 21st Daphne". bandw, 13.5x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo taken in Wellington, N. Z.

Photo - finale of "On trial" from "Frills and Thrills", Perth. bandw, 13x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - 2 men squatting, one with beer bottle, the other (Bobby le Brun) grimacing with tongue out. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back, difficult to decipher

Photo - 4 showgirls in old-style bathing costumes, laughing and pointing at two girls in bikinis on beach. sepia, 22x16.5cm, 1950 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back, names difficult to decipher; 2 copies

Photo - scene from " Shooting high", part of "Farewell 1948". bandw, 13x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - "Misses 1950 meet 1910 on N'cle beach" - 4 showgirls in old-style bathing costumes arm-in-arm with two girls in bikinis on beach. sepia, 22x16.5cm, 1950 (File 2) - Box 8

2 copies, one annotated on back - "Lea Ranger, Leah Clark, Nicia Doctor, Elaine Morgan, Doreen Buckland, Lenore Rowe"

Photo - Woman in glasses standing by staircase, with 2 men, a woman and a young girl. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Celie Harry Kay"

Photo - 6 young women in white bikinis running out of the water, ship with smoking funnel on the horizon. bandw, 28x16cm (File 2) - Box 8

Creased and torn

Photo - show scene with elaborate set, row of 10 girls at rear, one figure with fez-type hat walking across stage towards female in costume. bandw, 15x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - 5 young women in old-style swimmimg costumes being photgraphed on beach by young woman in bikini. bandw, 22x16.5 (File 2) - Box 8

2 copies

Photo - Gloria Dawn in "Glass of champagne", standing on table being saluted by the cast, under lace-edged setting. bandw., 25x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; 3 copies

Photo - portrait of Phyllis Robertson, rear view with head turned to left. sepia, 8x13.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Sigrita and Bogyo performing - man standing with arms extended vertically supporting female doing aerial splits. bandw, 18x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Stamped on back - "Sigritta and Bogyo, the Happy Sailors"

Photo - Sigrita and Bogyo performing - man bent forwards, hands on knees, with female leaning elbow on man's rump, other hand on hip. bandw, 18x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Stamped on back - "Sigritta and Bogyo, the Happy Sailors"

Photo - Yvonne Pollard in costume, sitting with open Christmas box. bandw, 15x20.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun standing with male friend, his hand on his friend's stomach. bandw, 12x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed on back - "Two China plates - all the best to you and Grace, George"

Photo - couple sitting on couch outdoors. bandw, 12.5x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Vic and Bobby Marlowe"

Photo - 3 men on blank stage - one in suit with hands in pockets, Bobby le Brun as a rough character (boots, gap- toothed, floppy hat, etc.) and one with bowler hat and baggy suit. bandw, 20x25cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - difficult to decipher; stamped "James King, photographer, Tugun"

Photo - "Two sailors - Neil O'Brien and Bobby le Brun". bandw, 25x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - scene from show, with female star saluted by men with hats off and women curtseying. bandw, 25x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

?Gloria Dawn in "Glass of champagne"?

Photo - 5 men in old-style swimming costumes and false moustaches, standing on beach, arms akimbo, with 6 women lying on beach (also in old-style swiiming costumes) in front of the men. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

3 copies

Photo - 5 men and 6 women, all in old-style swimming costumes, arms linked, at beach. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Portrait of John Sullivan as Escamillo in Carmen. sepia, 14.5x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; creased, cracked,torn, grubby; indecipherable photographer's stamp impressed on bottom right corner

Photo - portrait of John Collins. bandw, 11.5x19cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; photographer's stamp "Sidney Reilly, Brisbane"; torn and marked

Photo - portrait of woman, Ray O'Brien. sepia, 12x16.5cm, 1934 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Ray O'Brien, 4th Feb., 1934"

Photo on postcard - George Chanti, one hip on table, in front of window scene, with heavy velvet curtains on either side. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Signed by Chanti on front

Photo on postcard - George Chanti dealing death blow to bull in bull-ring scene. bandw, 14x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Signed "George Chanti" in red on back

Photo on postcard - portrait of man with moustache, smoking a pipe. bandw, 9x14cm, 1936 (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed on back - "Cheerio Bob old pal, all of the best to ??? Gracie and self at this season of the year, Merry Xmas and a happy and prosperous 1937. Regards, Vernon"

Photo on postcard - George Chanti in white suit dancing, one foot and arm forward. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed in white on front - "Sincerest regards to my pal Bob from George"; annotated on back "George Chanti, my ex-partner"

Photo on postcard - George Chanti in white suit dancing, arms to the left. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Inscribed in white on front - "Kindest regards from George"

Photo - show scene, with cart and characters. bandw, 14x8.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - show scene, with one figure wearing a very large mask, the other dressed as an ape. bandw, 8x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - framed collage of pictures of Bobby le Brun. col., 15x10cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "1. Always wore his hat for first entrance - 2. The boy from the bush - 3. Pantos. Sarah the cook, Mrs. Tickle with Gloria Dawn in Dick Whitington panto - 4. Sorlie poster - 5. Bob and Gracie with poster - 6. Panto dame - the widow Twancky with twins - 7. Bessie the Belle of the Bowling Green, written for Bob by pianist Clyde Collins - 8. Bob"

Photo - scene from "Irish christening", part of "Rhythm express". bandw, 13x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - small stage in hall, with man and woman on it; stage encased in the Union Jack. bandw, 10.5x8.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Daphne Lowe??"

Photo - Woman in hat and patterned dress with long skirt, hands holding skirt edges out. bandw, 7.5x10cm, 1933 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "To 'Bobby ducks' (a nice young fellow) in memory of happy days, sincerel Kath Ussher, 30/9/33"

Photo - Sigrita and Bogyo, the Happy Sailors, with the man standing and supporting the woman on outstretched arms, the woman standing on his hands, her hand up to her eyes looking into the distance. bandw, 11.5x17.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Barton's Follies' float, May Day procession, newcastle, 1944, with soldiers in uniform and actors dressed up. bandw, 14x9cm, 1944 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Isobel Menzies, self?, Frank Littlejohn, Bonnie Barton, Jimmy Coombs, Pte. Jim ?, Beryl Perry, Pte. Col Stewart, Kath Sellar, Mickey Carolan, Norm Berrigan, Cass Mahomet, Gracie, Jimmy Haines, Tommy Noonan"

Calendar for 1946 with image of Bobby le Brun in straw hat. bandw, 10.5x21cm, 1946 (File 2) - Box 8

Slogan "Yairs, I think so!! Bobby le Brun", and caption "Proceeds for Lake Macquarie war memorial rest centre appeal"

Original cartoon, hand drawn in black ink, male character holding newspaper with headline "Becketts budget". bandw, 9x17cm (File 2) - Box 8

Foxed and browned

Half-tone image - Claude Dampier, "The proessional idiot", in dress suit, bowler hat, monocle, boots and cane. bandw, 8x14.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - scene from "Rhythme and more rhythm", part of "Rhythm express". bandw, 13x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Original cartoon, hand drawn in black ink, male character with check hat, holding cigar, and word "Muggsy" alongside the figure. bandw, 9.5x18.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Foxed and browned; indecipherable annotation on back - Muggsy Desmond?

Advertising brochure, with half-tone photo, for "The brilliant fabulous Rital", inscribed "To Bobby and Grace from the 'Bad One', lots of love, Rital". bandw, 10.5x15cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - truncated image of 3 figures - Bobby le Brun, Mr. B[??], and Gloria Dawn. bandw, 9x6cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - photographer Oahills, Tamworth

Photo - man [Bobby le Brun] dancing in spotlight on stage. bandw, 14x9cm, 1947 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Doing my dance, NZ, 1947"; photographed by Leicagraph Studio, Wellington

Photo - Sorlies, Gladiators' scene. bandw, 15.5x115cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - "Mr Evan Lloyd and Bobby le Brun looking over the program before the start of the Sunday Afternoon Concert". bandw, 11x15cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Postcard with photo of Charlie Chaplin in garden, with stick; printed inscription "Charlie Chaplin, Famous cinema stars series". bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Half-tone portrait of Bobby le Brun, inscriber "Bob le Brun". bandw, 10x12cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - nurse carrying tray with food on it. bandw, 7x11.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "To Bob, love Ida"

Photo - "Billie Ponds, the cat [figure in costume], and Mrs Tickle, Adelaide, 1948-9". bandw, 9.5x13cm, 1948-49 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - man and woman singing, the man in bow tie with arms upraised, the woman holding a glass, piano partly concealed at back. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - two show girls in costume outside show tent. bandw, 11x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Ruby Jinks and Gloria Schofield"

Photo - showgirl in costume, squatting outside show tent with dog (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Isobel Menzies with Tango"

Photo - Don Williams nad Bobby le Brun on stage in "The magician". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - blurred image of half-circle of perfomers on stage decorated with two large, tied net curtains and chandelier, in the finale of "Farewell 1948". bandw, 12x9cm, 1948 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of scene from "Little locket of long, long ago", part of "Make it a party". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of scene from "On the road to Gundagai", part of "Frills and thrills". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of scene from "The world is waiting for the sunrise", part of "Show business". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - "Who dropped that?", shows 2 men and 2 women all looking at the ground in bush setting. bandw, 9x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo on postcard - George Chanti in Chinese costume, very long , droopy moustache, in appropriate setting. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Geo Chanti, quick change artiste"

Photo - blurred image of finale of "Fiesta". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of scene from "At the fair grounds", part of "Make it a party". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - promotional photo labelled "Honest John" [Johnny Lockwood?], Channel HSV7, Melbourne". bandw, 8x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - 5 showgirls on stage in bikinis and large straw hats, posed with arms akimbo. bandw, 13.5x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Doreen, Margaret, Chesne, Jan, ?".

Photo - very blurred image of stage scene, 4 characters. bandw, 13.5x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - 'Panto Hiking[?]"

Photo - 12 men in cricket togs standing at wicket with bat and ball. bandw, 14x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back with some names, incl. Bud Budden, Syd Clarke, John Dobbie, George Wallace, Cass Mahomet

Photo - blurred image of scene from "An Indian phantasy no. 2", part of "Farewell 1948". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of scene from "Blue Danube", part of "Fiesta". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Man walking off stage back to camera, woman in black dress, next to microphone. bandw, 13x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "The Muracs, Val and Lydia"

Photo - blurred image of scene from "Will it come to this, no. 1", part of "Show business". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Finale, Sorlie's, Bobby le Brun at front in check suit. bandw, 13x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back with some names, incl. Doreen, Margaret, self, Colin Fitgerald, Neville Munro, Alan Van, ...

Photo - two show girls in costume outside show tent. bandw, 11x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Leah Clark and Isobel Menzies"

Photo - men and women standing on both sides of very long dinner table, Bobby le Brun leaning back and laughing. bandw, 14x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Party at Tamworth with Sid Jordan and Arthur ???"; also name Steve Purdy on back.

Photo - blurred image of songa scene balloon number from "Take a bow". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - man in shorts lying down, surrounded by 4 Aboriginal/Islander men. bandw, 8x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Roko Milla Bulla Culla and friends"

Photo - large crowd on and around truck in sun. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back with many names, incl. Grace Sorlie - perhaps her birthday?

Photo - blurred image of finale of "Nylon and Nonsense". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of "Fiesta in sunny Spain" from "Fiesta". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Bobby le Brun being fed by a hostess, in NZ. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photographer's stamp on back "Leicagraph Studio, Wellington"

Photo - Jack Speering in bow tie and pale jacket, singing at microphone. bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "I hope you and Gracie like this photo, it was taken at Legion House a couple of months ago with the band"

Photo - Bobby le Brun scowling at his glass of beer, and another male opposite with glass and talking, on verandah. bandw, 14x9cm, 1957 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Flat beer! Neil Lennon and I at Railway Hotel, Tolger, Qld, 1957"

Photo - man in thick jumper and beanie, standing in snow, leaning on a snow-built post. bandw, 9x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "The thinker! At this spot the snow was simply superb. (What about my wonderful mohair?)"

Photo - figure standing alongside large snowman in snowfield. bandw, 9x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "John Doyle, Brisbane, a very amusing companion"

Photo - postcard with very blurred image of "Carrie Blundell and I [i.e.Bobby le Brun] on stage at end of " 'Married men's quartette' ". bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - skeleton of semi-circular tent, trees and mountain behind. bandw, 13.5x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Leventes[?} Igloo"

Photo -" female" character in hat, vertically-striped top, horizontally- striped skirt, carrying small basket. bandw, 8x13cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Master cometh"

Photo - blurred image of "South America" from "Show business". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - blurred image of "Rolleo rolling along" from "Nylon and Nonsense". bandw, 12x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Bobby le Brun and Gracie in Petticoat Lane, London. bandw, 13x9cm, 1967 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Bobby le Brun holding carton of Fosters Lager, with Gracie, Grace Sorlie and Val Jellay. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Postcard with photo of Bobby le Brun in hat with Buster Fiddess (long hair standing up), Adelaide, 1940. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm, 1940 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Half-tone promotional photo of Buddy Williams with guitar, printed inscription "Always your pal, Buddy Williams". bandw, 9x14cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Female figure, partly dressed, struggling with corset, basin and jug to one side, chair on the other. bandw, 14x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Put[Pull?] the litle one out"

Photo - Bobby le Brun and Gracie with two photographers at the Cowra Show, 1957. bandw, 14x9cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - promotional portrait of Tiki Carpenter. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Printed inscription on front - "Mr Tiki Carpenter, the dancing Australian"; image printed in Leeds, UK

Photo - promotional photo of Jim Gerala, Fuller's Theatre, 1926. sepia, 9x14cm, 1926 (File 2) - Box 8

Inscription on front, annotated on back

Photo - Female figure in long, white dress, standing on stage holding a long stick, alongside female figure lying on log. bandw, 14x8cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Female figure in long, white dress, standing on stage holding a long stick, with cast and chorus, arms raised. bandw, 14x7.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - cast in Scots dress, dancing, all facing forwards. bandw, 14x7.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - portrait of Bobby le Brun, wearing check shirt, pale jacket with pen clipped into top outside pocket. sepia, 8.5x13.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Faded, grubby, rough finish

Photo - show scene with 4 men in tails, 6 show-girls - 3 girls held up by the other 3, plus 3 of the men, the girls with their legs and feet pointing to the ceiling. bandw, 25x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - priest in clerical garb, standing on hurdy-gurdy, holding crucifix and reading to congregation standing in front of him. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Mr. Noyce's; Bishop of Buckinghamshire preaching at Whitney (Oxford), church music from merry-go-round organ"

Photo - Bobby le Brun, Gracie, Len and Shirley Rich, standing by tall palm trees on Magnetic Island, 1936. sepia, 21x16cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back; creased

Photo - Bobby le Brun in smart suit, with 4 well-dressed ladies, holding arms, walking along Newcastle Railway Station [?]. bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - "Two of Barton's Follies lovelies (photograph by Pix)". bandw, 16.5x22cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Yvonne Pollard and Ruby Jinks"

Photo - 3 showgirls carrying Christmas boxes, standing under sign reading "Gundagai, 9 miles". bandw, 15x21cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Ruby Jinks, Gloria Schofield and Leah Clark"

Photo - stage scene with orchestra on tiered platform at back, set showing boxing ring behind, and 3 groups of show girls left, right and centre. bandw, 25x20cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun with sea-captain's cap, arm around friend. bandw, 25x20cm, 1957 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Cruising on the Cruiser, good luck always, Enid and Ron, Jan. 1957"

Photo - Bobby le Brun (with sea-captain's cap) and Gracie with Ron and Enid Hill at table. bandw, 25x20cm, !957 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Dinner for four, fish if possible, regards Enid and Ron, 1957"; and "With our friends Ron and Mrs Hill on their motor cruiser at Toronto"

Photo - at the races, Bobby le Brun with Gracie [?] and male friend, sitting in sun with form guides. sepia, 24x18.5cm (File 2) - Box 8

Photo - proof sheet labelled "Sorlies, rough proofs only" (37 images). bandw, 20x25cm, 1961 (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Sorlies 1961, Bob, Neil O'Brien, Hal Lennon, Warren Kermond, Kenny Bowtell (trumpet), Lloyd ??? (juggler)"; proof sheet stamped "Distinctive Photography, Tumut"

Photo - Bobby le Brun standing behind drummer and his drum kit. bandw, 21x16cm (File 2) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Bobby le Brun and Bill Penyer"

Photo - Bobby le Brun alongside rack of clothes, holding check jacket on hanger. bandw, 25x30.5cm (File 3) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Sorlie"; photo badly torn around edges

Photo - image of Bobby le Brun and Neil O'Brien in sailor's costumes, mounted on black card. bandw, 10.5x8.5 cm,mounted on black card30x25 cm (File 3) - Box 8

Photo - proof sheet labelled "Sorlies, rough proofs only" (20 images). bandw, 20x14.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Bob, Neil O'Brien, Hal Lennon, Robyn Alvarez"; proof sheet stamped "Distinctive Photography, Tumut"

Photo - Crowd (incl. Bobby le Brun) standing around buffet table, eating, small part of banner reading "Happy ... Daphne" on wall at back. bandw, 21x16.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photographer's stamp on back - "Photo News Ltd., Wellington, N. Z."

Photo - Portrait of J. W. T. Carey in black face, with inset of him plain. bandw, 21x25cm (File 4) - Box 8

Inscribed "Love and best wishes to Bobby and Grace, Jock"

Photo - Bobby le Brun meeting (or farewelling?) 4 women at the carriage door. bandw, 22x16cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - 2 male characters, one in flat cap, the other in black gown and top hat, with cast members in background. bandw, 13.5x8cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Who pushed me off the bloody cliff?", Tom Richards and self, NZ"

Photo mounted in Chequers folder - "Raphe Curnock, Les Cohen, Dell, Bob and Gracie le Brun, 1967". bandw, 15.5x11cm, 1967 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on front

Photo - "Grace, self and Tommy Richards [in] 'Auntie', N.Z., 1947-8". bandw, 14x9cm, 1947-48 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back; 2 copies

Photo - Bobby le Brun in shorts with cut-out figure of The Great Levante, step-ladder behind. bandw, 9x14cm (File 4) - Box 8

Half-tone advertising photo - male in hat with guitar (banjo?), and sign for "NBN3". bandw, 8x14cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - name indecipherable

Photo - woman in brief costume, arms raised to side, in front of curtains. sepia, 12x15.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Iris Cattach (Mrs Buster Fiddes)"

Photo - seated portrait of woman in long dress, with layered skirt, stamped "Lupton, Sydney". bandw, 16x21cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Muriel O'Malley"

Photo - Bobby le Brun in check suit, standing at microphone with singing woman. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - ""Wendy and I"; stamped on back, "Distinctive Photography, Tumut"

Photo - "Perce and Beryle, Wollongong, 1928". bandw, 7x11.5cm, 1927 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on front; on back "Percy Archer and Beryl Meekin outside boarding house where we greased Percy, exploded bungers, etc. 'Babes in wood', Wollongong, 1927"

Half-tone photo - "Zandau - the Quarter Boy, arrives in Australia by Pan American Clipper; aged 34 years, weight 65 lbs., a Greenhalgh and Jackson attraction". bandw, 10x15cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Every wish for your continued success in the show game, yes I think so yeah, sincerely Zandau (Johnnie to you)"

Photo - scene from "The old new dealer", part of "Rhythm express". bandw, 13x8.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - Payo and Mai, acrobatic jugglers. sepia, 13x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Stamped on back - "Payo and Mai, 'Christensen, Viggo', juggling act on a 10 foot high unicycle"

Photo - 6 bikini-clad females sitting on beach, windswept hair, some holding books/magazines. bandw, 30x18.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Doreen Buckland, Nina (Povey), ..."; one side torn and curled

Photo - show scene, girls dancing in front of set of "The Civic, News Reels". bandw, 25x20cm (File 4) - Box 8

Back stamped "Athol Shmith Studios, Melbourne"

Photo - 5 women sitting around small, round table, one with cigarette in hand. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - " [?], Helen, Marie, Hedy, Grace"

Photo - 9 show-girls (and a dog), standing and sitting with Christmas boxes, under sign-post "Gundagai 9 miles". bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - finale of "Take a bow". bandw, 13x8cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Centre - Gladys Moncrieff, Bobby le Brun and Rene MacKinnon, OR B le Brun at microphone"

Photo - show tent without sides. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "The small tent"

Photo - unidentified man in pale suit, small moustache. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - 3 men in suits - Bobby le Brun, Laurence [???], and ???. bandw, 8.5x13.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Laurence ???, Heretanga Club, Hastings"

Photo - "Bobby and Gracie le Brun in 'Showboat' Club, Milford Haven, Wales, UK". col, 13x9cm, 1972 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - Cast members, band, stage hands and others, posed on stage. bandw, 10x7.5cm, 1938 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "1938, Geo. Sorlie Coy [+ many names, mostly indecipherable]"

Photo - portrait of young person, large straw hat looking up to right, inscribed "Little Hermie Slarks, with compliments, Howard Harris". bandw, 10x16cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - man and woman sitting at cafe/restaurant table with poppies in vase. bandw, 14x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Vernon Lisle"; stamped "Leicapictures ... No. 8 Piccadilly Arcade"

Photo - 3 figures on stage - man in white suit and pith helmet; woman in split skirt,low top and hat; man in shorts (in drunken pose, holding bottle). bandw, 8x12.55cm (File 4) - Box 8

Stamped on back -" Kiwi Studios ... Press Lane ..."

Photo - "One of the back row girls, Hobart, Tas., 1935". bandw, 8x11cm, 1935 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - woman, with ventriloquist's dummy standing on stool. bandw, 10x14.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Elsie Robbin [?]"; stamped "Moore's Studio, Victoria Square"

Photo - Bobby le Brun standing alongside ticket booth outside show tent, with 3 others. bandw, 12.5x9cm, 1961 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Bob, Auntie Grace, Grace le Brun, Ted Muller, Sorlie's, Cessnock, Nov.'61"; "Last days"

Photo - Norman Thomas Quartette, 1967.bandw, 16.5x12cm, 1967 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back; inscribed on front - "Good luck always. Freddie, Lis, Jeannie, Annie, Nellie Crump"

Photo - laughing female figure in bathers in frothy surf. bandw, 23x21.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Edges torn and curled

Photo - Blanche Jones in ballet pose. bandw, 14.5x20.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Blanche Jones (Iveson[?] and Jones)"; stamped on front - "Lupton, Sydney"

Photo - small stage in hall, with man and woman on it; stage encased in the Union Jack, piano at side. bandw, 10.5x8cm, 194- (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Daphne Lowe sings for workers at Cardiff workshop, 194-"

Photo - 3 characters dressed as young children in white smocks and draw-string caps. bandw, 9x6cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Steve and the Sadler boys, Len and Hugh"

Photo - man in suit [Buster Fiddes?], posed with dog, inscribed "To Lil and Snow, we love youses, Jake and Buggie[?], (Fanny)". bandw, 21.5x16.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - large group, posed standing and squatting in front of the Sphinx and a pyramid. bandw, 18x12cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - Kalmas, man posed balancing and juggling, with female assistant kneeling at left. bandw, 13x18cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun and another male, standing with stomachs pushed forwards and touching. bandw, 12x16.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "To Bobby le Brun, Isn't it lovely to be Belly to Belly instead of all behind. You don't get the bacon only the rind. Only the best is good enough, Georg"

Photo - blurred image of 2 male characters on stage, one dressed in tails, hand outstretched holding a small bell[?], the other seated, wearing large hat, shorts and long socks. bandw, 13x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Don Williams"

Photo - 2 sailors, one an officer with back to camera, gesturing to the other [Bobby le Brun?], facing the camera. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Stamped on back - "Cabaret Photographs ... Auckland"

Photo - "The girl guide on parade". bandw, 20x25cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back; edges torn, curled, browned

Photo - man in full-length, striped bathing costume, with flat cap and moustache, preparing to dive into the waves. bandw, 16x21.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - "Bob and Fuchsia, Greenhalgh and Jackson's Hotel, Newcastle". bandw, 20x25cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back; creased

Photo - The Kalmas - man in front juggling 3 bowling pins, a woman and another man behind him, on the move. bandw, 20.5x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - Kelroys - man upside down, holding woman in trapeze act. bandw, 20x25cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - The Kalmas - 2 men and a woman juggling with 8 bowling pins. bandw, 25.5x20.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - The Kalmas - man on left gesturing to other man, who is holding 6 bowling pins. bandw, 25.5x20.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - The Kalmas - Juggler with 3 bowling pins, skipping over rope held by second man and woman. bandw, 25.5x20.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun leaning on table with 2 women and a man with very curly hair, drinks on the table. bandw, 21x16.5cm, 1972 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Showboat Night Club, Milford Haven, Pemb., Wales, U.K., 1972"

Photo - Bobby le Brun and Gracie standing at rail of passenger ship. bandw, 16.5x12cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo on postcard- "Carrie Blundell and I taken from the box while doing 'Striking Hard' ". bandw, 14x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - "Rex Payne with Cherrie Barton and Bonnie Barton, Bartons, 1935". bandw, 27x15cm, 1935 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - man balanced upside down with one hand on the head of a standing figure wirh arms outstretched. bandw, 16.5x21.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Three Arthrillos"; indecipherable names

Photo - Tiki, the dancing Australian, insrcibed "To dear old Bob, Tiki, 1928", 1928 (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - blurred image of "Dancing School of Arthur Murray" from "The crazy show". bandw, 12x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "White Photos, Perth"

Photo - gap-toothed woman in hat, floral dress and handbag, hands on hips, smiling at camera. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Jimmy Clark, (The sex symbol)"

Photo - Rex Payne, bartons, in hat, standing outside show tent. bandw, 7x11cm, 1936 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - scene looking away from tree towards large crowd, decorations, tents, etc. bandw, 12.5x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Queen's visit, Coolangatta"

Photo - faded colour photo (Polaroid?) of Bobby le Brun and Gracie sitting on couch. col., 11x9cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - 2 sailors, one an officer with back to camera, with both hands on the other man's back [Bobby le Brun], facing the camera. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Tommy Richards and I, 'All at sea' "; stamped on back - "Cabaret Photographs ... Auckland"

Photo - 2 sailors, one an officer standing alongside the other [Bobby le Brun]. bandw, 13.5x8.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Tommy Richards and I, 'The sailor double' "; stamped on back - "Cabaret Photographs ... Auckland"

Photo - man in full-length, striped bathing costume, with flat cap and moustache, being pushed by beach inspector. bandw, 16x21.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - man in full-length, striped bathing costume, with flat cap and moustache, being carried ashore by 4 life-savers. bandw, 16x21.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Allen Van, Buddy Smart, Bobby le Brun, Neil O'Brien, Len Smart perfom a surf rescue of 1910"

Photo - Bobby le Brun in "Trip and fall", in clown's make-up with large moustache. bandw, 16.5x21.5cm, 1933 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Self 'Trip and fall', Sorlie's, 1933"

Photo - portrait of John Sullivan, inscribed "To my sincere pal Bob, John Sullivan, June, 1939". bandw, 18.5x25cm, 1939 (File 4) - Box 8

Stamped "Lupton Studio, Sydney" on back

Photo - Kelroys - man and woman in full swing in trapeze act, second man watching at side. bandw, 20x25cm (File 4) - Box 8

Label reads "Olympia Music Hall, Photo Nogrady, Paris"; annotated on back - "Kelroys, Barton's Follies"

Photo - group sitting on verandah of Maori house. bandw, 24x19cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - indecipherable

Photo - topless showgirl admiring large false bust of figure in drag (Bobby le Brun). bandw, 20.5x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - 3 topless showgirls with figure in drag with large false bust (Bobby le Brun), with another man at side. bandw, 20.5x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - 4 topless showgirls performing on stage with small fountains at front. bandw, 25.5x15.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - man in check suit and hat in semi-squatting position, back to camera, smiling back over his shoulder. bandw, 20.5x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Jimmy Clarke"

Photo - show scene, with man and woman in ballroom dancing pose, with other dancers in full-length dresses, watched by others at cafe tables at back, at the Tivoli. bandw, 25.5x20.5cm, 1947 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Tivoli, 1947; [names indecipherable]; Forbidden City"; stamped "Athol Shmith Studios, Melbourne"

Photo - 7 young women in bibkinis looking down at 2 men in old-style swimming costumes lying on the beach. bandw, 25.5x20cm, 1947 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Ted Tamei and Bobby le Brun, Levante Show, 1947"

Photo - The Kelroys, Australia's International-Aerial trampolinists". bandw, 20x26cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - Kelroys - man and woman in trapeze act, woman released in the air. bandw, 20x25cm (File 4) - Box 8

Label reads "Olympia Music Hall, Photo Nogrady, Paris"

Photo - Kelroys - man and woman in trapeze act, woman suspended by strap held by partner. bandw, 20.5x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - The Kalmas, man juggling with hoops around wrists, one leg and neck. bandw, 20.5x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photo - Bobby le Brun at microphone in character as "The boy from the bush". bandw, 8.5x13.5cm, 1948 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Boy from the bush, Perth, 1948" but stamped "Cabaret photographs, Auckland"

Photo - mounted photo of man dressed in jacket, check trousers, large moustache, holding bowler hat in right hand, left hand on hip, standing in front of large poster in shop window. bandw, 11x16cm in mount 20x25cm, 1938 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Perth, 1938"

Photo - 'Rehla' and Geo Robey, 'The Bing boys'. bandw, 20x25.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back; also stamped "Daily Express, Glasgow"; crumpled and creased

Photo - 3 topless showgirls, one doing the splits, plus show-girl in bikini costume, large 'drag' figure with very large bust (Bobby le Brun), and another man holding document (script?). bandw, 25.5x20cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Lesley Erp (splits), Greta Davis, Sonny Thompson, Don Williams, Bobby le Brun, Fatoma Silvana"

Photo - "Auntie" - 2 characters sitting on couch, one in drag, alongside folding screen. bandw, 9x13.5cm (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Auntie, ??? and I"; stamped "Leicagraph Studio, Wellington"

Photo - "Veterans of variety" - Bobby le Brun with 4 women, Newcastle, 1949. bandw, 22x16.5cm, 1949 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Veterans of variety, Newcastle, 1949; Dot Tindall, Stella Ranger, ???, Lyla Thompson"

Photo - group of 4 women and 2 men, sitting at round table, with champagne glasses in hand. sepia, 25x20cm, 1943 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Tommy Richard's wedding party, Great Northern Hotel, Newcastle, 1943"

Photo - clown holding bottle of Tintara wine. bandw, 19.5x25cm, 1971 (File 4) - Box 8

Inscribed on back - "To my very best friend Bobby le Brun, wishing you the very best always, from Arthur Jandy[?], 31/3/71"

Photo - 2 men (incl. Bobby le Brun) and 3 women on stage, singing, with audience members close to the stage. bandw, 25.5x20cm, 1969 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back - "Olde Tyme Music Hall, Civic Hotel, newcastle, 1969"

Photo - "In town tonight" with Neil O'Brien, Bobby le Brun and Len Shippell". bandw, 16.5x12cm, 1972 (File 4) - Box 8

Annotated on back

Photo - 'Bobby' and 'George'. bandw, 12x16.5cm, 1965 (File 4) - Box 8

Inscribed on back - "Bobby, heare's to you and heare's to me and good old mates we'll always be, George. July, 1965. Life is but froth and bubble, Two things stand alone, Friendship in anothers trouble, Courage in your own"

Photo - 4 showgirls, 3 covered by ostrich feathers, one in bikini costume, with figure in drag with large false bust (Bobby le Brun). bandw, 25.5x20cm (File 4) - Box 8

Photos - 7 laminated group photos. bandw, 28x20cm (File 4) - Box 8

Miscellaneous papers - 3 Christmas cards, 2 lead blanks to stamp "Bobby le Brun's Olde Tyme Music Hall" (File 4) - Box 8

Sound recording - "My city of Sydney/Till I see you again", with Tommy Leonetti. Festival, 7", 45 rpm, in original cover (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Oh! What a beauty/ Freckle song/ We split the blanket/ Bouquet of roses", with Nev Nicholls Country Play Boys. World of Music, 7", EP45rpm, in original cover (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Tripela liklik pik (Three little pigs)", told in Pidgin by Supt. 'Mike' Thomas. A.B.C., 7", 33 1/3, in original cover (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Liklik retpela hat (Little red riding hood)", told in Pidgin by Supt. 'Mike' Thomas. A.B.C., 7", 33 1/3, in original cover (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Bye bye blackbird/Baby face", with Jack Lumsdaine. Columbia, 10", 80rpm (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording -" Just like a butterfly/Caring for the rose", with Sidney Burchall. Parlophone, 10", 80rpm (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Spanish moon/ Diane", with Jack O'Hagan. Columbia, 10", 78rpm (File 1) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Rose of Flanders/My Angeline", with Sidney Burchall. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 2) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Swingin' in a hammock/On the sunny side of the street", with Des Tooley. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 2) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Let me give my happiness to you/ Tell me to-night", with Jim Davidson and his New Palais Royal Orchestra. Regal Zonophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 2) - Box 9

Sound recording - "The toymaker's dream/Old timer" with Gil Dech and his Syncopators. Columbia, 10", 78rpm (File 2) - Box 9

Sound recording - "You'll be mine in apple blossom time/ Pardon me pretty baby", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 3) - Box 9

Sound recording - "If only you had my disposition/I just roll along havin' my ups and downs", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 3) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Beautiful/Get out and get under the moon", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 3) - Box 9

Sound recording - "That's how I feel about you, sweetheart/ Me and the man in the moon", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 3) - Box 9

Sound recording - "Everything is rosy down here in Georgia/Just like a melody out of the sky", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 3) - Box 9

Sound recording - "If I had a talking picture of you/I'm a dreamer - aren't we all?", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 3) - Box 9

Sound recording - "These beckoning shores - Poulia/These beckoning shores - Taio", with The Korolevu Beach Serenaders. Tapa, 7", 45rpm, with original cover (File 4) - Box 10

Cover inscribed "To Boppy and Mrs le Brun, hoping to see you soon" and signed by the performers; record also signed

Sound recording - "McCackie Mansion - The Xmas present/McCackie Mansion - Burglar alarm", with Mo, Hal Lashwood, Jack Burgess, Harry Avondale, Harry Griffiths. 7", 45rpm, with original cover (File 4) - Box 10

AUSTRALIAN: Not held by NFSA

Sound recording - "Only forever will do/Follow me" with Cilla Black. Parlophone, 7", 45rpm, with cover (File 4) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Somebody loves you/Lawd! You made the night too long", with George Sorlie, baritone. Parlophone, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 4) - Box 10

AUSTRALIAN: Not held by NFSA

Sound recording - "Breeze/Shine on harvest moon", with Carter's Orchestra. Brunswick, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 5) - Box 10

Sound recording - "I miss a little miss/Three little words", with Frank Crumit. HMV, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 5) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Kitty from Kansas City/ If I had a girl like you", with Rudy Vallee and his Connecticut yankees. HMV, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 5) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Shall I have it bobbed or shingled?/Why did I kiss that girl?", with Harry Topping. ACO, 10", 78rpm (File 5) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean/Yes! We have no bananas", with The Two Gilberts. Regal, 10", 78rpm (File 5) - Box 10

Sound recording - "She's funny that way/Wear a hat with a silver lining", with Ted Lewis and his band. Columbia, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 5) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Smiling Irish eyes/The world's greatest sweetheart is you", wiht Carl Fenton and his orch. Brunswick, 10", 78rpm (File 6) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Rose Marie/In the gloaming", with John Charles Thomas. Brunswick, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 6) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Just an echo in the valley/A little street where old friends meet", with the BBC Dance Orchestra. Columbia, 10", 78rpm (File 6) - Box 10

Sound recording - "No news/The three trees", with Frank Crumit. HMV, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 6) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Dancing with tears in my eyes/Telling it to the daisies", with Nick Lucas. Brunswick, 10", 78rpm (File 7) - Box 10

Sound recording - "In a shanty in old shanty town/Sweethearts forever", with Layton and Johnstone. Columbia, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 7) - Box 10

Sound recording - "Dream mother/Wedding bells", with Dick Robertson. Brunswick, 10", 78rpm, with cover (File 7) - Box 10

Three steel needles for playing 78rpm recordings (File 7) - Box 10

Poster - Sorlie's 1951 tour Musical Revue. col., 25x38cm, 1951 (File 1) - Box 11

Poster - Toowoomba Wed. Feb. 1st to Tues. Feb. 7th ... Sorlie's Famous Revue Co. ... "Out of This World", "Olympic dames", "Topsy turvy". col., 38x76cm. (File 2) - Box 11

Poster - Sorlie's Musical Revue Co. "You'll be surprised" when you see these stars - Rital, Warren Kermond, "Chang", "Bob", The duo Allison, Rex, Al Kenny, Robin Alvarez. black on yellow, 40x77cm. (File 2) - Box 11

2 copies, one with extra section stuck on at bottom - "Marquee Theatre - Cairns, new location ... Monday to Saturday 17th to 22nd July"; top torn

Poster - Sensational scoop!! Sorlie's proudly present Jenny Howard, the famous English comedienne on her first country tour ... 3 big revues. col., 38x50cm (File 2) - Box 11

2 copies, one with handwritten notes on back

Poster - Sorlie's Famous Revue Co., grand gala opening at 8 p.m. Friday January 10 ... (K)nights of madness ... Sinbad the sailor ... col., 38x50cm (File 2) - Box 11

3 copies

Poster - Sorlie's Marquee Theatre, grand gala opening at 8.00 p.m., Xmas Eve, Sat., Dec. 24 ... "Talk of the town", "Mother Goose", ... col., 38x50cm (File 2) - Box 11

7 copies, one with side crumpled; 2 different colours used

Poster - Sorlie's Famous Revue Co., nightly at 8 - sensational scoop starring Guus Brox ... in 3 big revues (K)nights of madness, Fun and dames, Stop press ... col., 38x60cm (File 2) - Box 11

2 copies, different colours

Poster - Sorlie's Famous Revue Co. Mrs. Grace Sorlie and Bobby le Brun present 3 big revues "Out of this world", "Olympic dames, "Topsy turvy" ... col., 38x62cm (File 2) - Box 11

2 copies, different colours

Poster - Sorlie's Famous Revue Co. nightly at 8, Sensational scoop starring the Fabulous Flat Tops in 3 big revues, (K)nights of madness, Fun and dames, stop press. col., 38x57cm (File 2) - Box 11

Poster - Toowoomba Wed. Feb. 1st to Tues., Feb. 7th three laughter productions, special matinee Saturday, 4th Feb., at 2.15, pantomime "Mother Goose", location Alford Park, Box plan at Palings, SORLIES ... "Out of this world", "Olympic dames", Topsy turvy" ... col., 38x78cm (File 3) - Box 11

Poster - Sorlie's Famous Revue co., with new international stars Medlock and Marlowe ... Jimmy Jeff ... "Bambi" ... Williams and Shand ... The "Flat Tops", ... "Bouna" ... col., 38x50cm (File 3) - Box 11

2 copies

Poster - Show Week, Monday, March 16 to Saturday March 21, three big laughter productions, special matinee Saturday, March 21, at 2.15 p.m., pantomime "Aladdin", Box plan at Varneys ... Sensational scoop!! Sorlies proudly present Jenny Howard ... col., 38x63cm (File 3) - Box 11

Edges very worn, torn

Poster - Sorlies Back on the road, the show with the reputation; Mrs. G. Sorlie presents Bobby le Brun and big musical revue company ... col., 38x100cm (File 4) - Box 11

5 copies, one creased, torn with ms ticket price details on back; minor variants between posters prinetd in Ryde and the others; some ms annotations

Print - col. reproduction of "The boresinker and his daughter" by Russell Drysdale, pr. by Sungravure for Pix. col., 61x41cm (File 5) - Box 11

Print - col. reproduction of "Westerly breeze" by William Dobell, pr. By Sungravure for Pix. col., 43x38cm (File 5) - Box 11

Poster - Sorlie's Marquee Theatre grand gala opening at the matinee Friday, Decem. 26 thence twice daily at 2.15 and 8 p.m. For a limited season only ... "Aladdin" and his wonderful lamp ... Nights only ... Funny-go-round ... col., 50x38cm (File 6) - Box 11

3 copies; torn

Poster - Sorlie's Marquee Theatre grand gala opening at the matinee Boxing Day, Saturday, Dec. 26 thence twice daily at 2.15 and 8 p.m. ... "Jack and the beanstalk" ... Nights only ... "Command performance" ... col., 50x38cm (File 6) - Box 11

Poster - Dick Whittington (and his cat), gorgeous pantomime with Bobby le Brun as "Sarah the cook" ... col., 38x22cm (File 6) - Box 11

Add-on poster separated from its original poster

Memorabilia 10 - miscellaneous papers, including 2 laminated items and envelope with bandw negatives of Sorlie's., 1946-2004 (File 6) - Box 11

Poster - Illuminated poster "1967 Bon Voyage Gracie and Bobby le Brun ...", containing many signatures and expressions of best wishes. col., 230x29cm, 1967 (File 7) - Box 11

Poster - Marquee Theatre Grand Gala opening Newcastle at the matinee, Monday, Dec. 26, then twice daily ... "Mother Goose" ... nights only ... "Variety Fare" ... bandw., 50x38cm (File 8) - Box 11

Poster - Theatre Monday May 7th Box Plan at Mangledorfs [all hand-written] Sorlie's Famous Revue Co. ... Three big revues "Out of This World", "Olympic dames", "Topsy turvy". col., 37x73cm (File 8) - Box 11

Torn

Poster - Bob le Brun, Frieda Bohning, Keith Connolly, Stella Lamond, Gwenda Lynne, Jim Max, Joy Wright, The Dixie Kid ... col., 34x48cm (File 9) - Box 11

Badly torn

Poster - Canvas Theatre, Flinders Street [Adelaide], Frolics of 1940 ... Bobby le Brun ... col., 38x98cm, 1940 (File 9) - Box 11

Poster - New Hollywood Theatre [Perth], the home of vaudeville, Direction Harrie W. Delavale, nightly at 8pm except Friday ...Easter Sat. 8th April ... "Laughter Show of 1939" ... Modern stars of variety ... Bobby le Brun ... col., 38x100cm, 1939 (File 9) - Box 11

2 copies, torn

Poster - Commencing Saturday, October 12, Oddfellows' theatre, Hermie wards "Snapshots, in conjunction with the Past Christian Brothers' Football Club, Hermie Ward ... The le Bruns ... col., 38x92cm (File 9) - Box 11

Torn

Poster - School of Arts, Thursday, 3rd October, George "Hermie" Ward and Barry Hitching, Late of Sir Ben and John Fullers Ltd. present The Snap Shots of 1929 ... The 2 le Bruns, dancer deluxe ... bandw., 38x100cm, 1929 (File 9) - Box 11

Torn, foxed, smudged

Poster - His Majesty's opening Easter Saturday at 2 p.m. Matinee, brief farewell season "Fololw me around" says Bobby le Brun ... The Ophir Rees Show, 1947-8. col., 38x100cm, 1947-48 (File 9) - Box 11

Torn

Poster - Bobby le Brun and Big Musical Revue Company - Beautiful girls, Top-line variety acts, gorgeous scenery. 2 copies. On has bottom section missing (File 10) - Box 11

Illuminated Certificate - "Thank you Bob and Gracie le Brun for your magnificent and generous support at our charity, for our sister club "Cudgen R.F.L.C" ... 10.9.75. God Bless", containing many signatures. col., 32x64cm (File 1) - Box 12

Decorated edges; foxed

Poster - "Hello Newcastle", Sorlies famous revue co. with new international stars and old favourites open here Mon., 1st Dec. 12 nights and 4 matinees ...Birdwood Park, West End col., 20x57cm (File 2) - Box 12

Poster - Hello Newcastle! We commence our before Xmas season - of 14 nites - in Birdwood Park, on Friday, Nov. 27 ... col., 20x88cm (File 2) - Box 12

Poster - Marquee Theatre Birdwood Park commencing Thursday, Nov. 10 Sorlies new laughter shows, featuring Gordon and Colville ...Bobby le Brun ... col., 20x88cm (File 2) - Box 12

Poster - Mon. 2nd July to Saturday 7th July three laughter productions, special matinee Saturday 7th July at 2.15 p.m. "Mother Goose", location Ogden Street, Box plan at Town Hall Newsagency, Sorlie's Famous Revue Co. ... Three big revues "Out of This World", "Olympic dames", "Topsy turvy". col., 37x76cm (File 3) - Box 12

Edges torn

Poster - Sorlie's 1953 tour musical review, sensational scoop from the U.S.A. Paul Regan ... col., 37x76cm25x38, 1953 (File 3) - Box 12

Torn

Poster - Thur. Mar.1 ... three laugh[ter productions,] special after school MatineeThur., Mar. 1st at 3 p.m., pantomime "Mother Goose", location: camping area, Box plan at Pidgeon's, Sorlie's Famous Revue Co. ... Three big revues "Out of This World", "Olympic dames", "Topsy turvy". col., 37x76cm (File 3) - Box 12

Badly torn

Poster - Plaza de Toros de Palma de Mallorca, Domingo, 7 de Noviembre 1965 ... Antonio Ordoñez, Bobby Lebrun ... col., 54x97cm, 1965 (File 4) - Box 12

Badly torn

Poster - Sorlies variety revue 1956-57, Civic Park, opposite the City Hall ... col., 54x75cm (File 5) - Box 12

Poster - Theatre Royal, Wednesday, Nov. 18, George Sorlie's New Crispois and Crackers, headed by George Sorlie ... Wendling and Molloy ... Bob le Brun ... col., 38x101cm (File 5) - Box 12

Torn; sticker at top "Kindly display in conspicuous place, for which the Management thank you"

Poster - Show Week attraction, George Sorlie's new Crispies and Crackers present the success of 1937, an American sensation balmus and Phyllis ... The Dearmour Trio ... Bob le Brun ... col., 38x100cm (File 5) - Box 12

Poster - Sorlies Marquee Theatre, Birdwood Park, N'castle, short season commencing Thurs., Nov. 10, Box plan at palings, book early, with the big 4 of comedy, Peter Colville, Bobby le Brun, ... bandw., 23x37cm (File 6) - Box 12

Poster - Sorlie's Famous Revue co., with new international stars Leo bassi and June form Paris in "Feats with feet" ... Jimmy Jeff ... "Bambi" ... Williams and Shand ... The "Flat Tops", ... "Bouna" ... Bobby le Brun ...col., 38x50cm (File 6) - Box 12

Poster - Sorlie's Musical Revue Co., "You'll be surprised" whne you see the stars Rital ... Warren Kermond ... Lee Chang ..."bob", The Duo Allison, Mortimer, Al. Kenny ... black on yellow, 40x54cm (File 6) - Box 12

Poster - Theatre Royal, Townsville's air conditioned theatre, monster Show Week attraction - Don't miss this! Mon. 2nd July to Sat. 7th July ...Bobby le Brun presents his spectacular 3 shows in 1, featuring, fantastic scoop!! First time in Townsville, the fabulous Horrie Dargie Quintette ... black on yellow, 34x52cm (File 6) - Box 12

Poster - Sorlies Famous Revue Co., grand gala opening at 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 27 ...Rockin' the town ... Dick Whittington (and his cat) ...Bobby le Brun ... col., 38x50cm (File 6) - Box 12

Parts torn or eaten away

Poster - Sorlie's Marquee Theatre grand gala opening at the matinee Monday, December 27 thence twice daily at 2.15 and 8 p.m. For a limited season only ... "Little red riding hood" ... "Ring out the bells" ... col., 38x50cm (File 6) - Box 12

Poster -[supplementary section separated from main poster] - Opening Friday 2nd. Nov., Location Darling Street, Rozelle, Sorlie's Musical revue, in huge canvas theatre. col., 40x25cm (File 7) - Box 12

Badly torn

Poster - Ashtons Circus past present future [with blank categories to fill in e.g. Town, Location, Date etc.,] col., 42x59cm (File 8) - Box 12

Poster - Ashtons Circus calendar for year 2000 col., 42x59cm (File 8) - Box 12

Poster - The Bob le Brun Show Memories of Sorlies presenting Bobby le Brun, The Allisons, Big Red and Bojangles, Louise Matheson, Bessie the Belle of Bowling Green, plus Twilight Trio. col., 76x50cm (File 9) - Box 12

2 copies

Framed, glazed Order Of Australia certificate, signed by Zelman Cowan and David Smith, 1977? (File 10) - Box 12

Name of recipient has degraded away, but presumably named Bobby le Brun

Posters - 3 flyers for Sorlie's shows, printed in Maitland, Newcastle and Toowoomba. col., 14x22cm (File) - Box 12

One flyer torn

Poster - flyer for variety show at Grande Hotel, Coolangatta, Wed., November 19. col., 14x22cm (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies, Newcastle, for a limited season only, 1953-54 ... "Jack and the beanstalk" .... [6p.], ill., 12x28cm, 1953 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Musical revue - 1954 tour ... "Filles and Frillies" ... [4p.], ill., 14x23cm, 1954 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Musical revue - 1956 tour ... "Olympic dames" ... [4p.], ill., 14x22cm, 1956 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Musical Revue, Newcastle season, 1956-57, "Television variety". [4p.], ill., 14x22cm, 1956-57 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies 1957 tour ... "Rockin' the town" ... [6p.], ill., 12x28cm, 1957 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Musical revue - 1957 tour ... "The peep show" ... [4p.], ill., 14x22cm, 1957 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Musical revue, Newcastle, 1958 ... "Stop press" ... [8p.], ill., 14x22cm, 1958 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Musical revue, Newcastle, 1958 ... "(K)nights of madness" ... [8p.], ill., 14x22cm, 1958 (File) - Box 13

Souvenir programme - Sorlies Newcastle season, December, 1959 ... "Then and now" ... "Jack and the beanstalk" ... [6p.], ill., 12x28cm, 1959 (File) - Box 13

Copy of "Tivoli songster 1924", Sydney, Joe Slater Publishing, 1924. unpaged, 16cm., 1924 (File) - Box 13

Covers loose; foxed and worn. Not held in Australia

Copy of ""New stage jokes", pp. 5-60. [n.p., n.p., n.d.]13cm. (File) - Box 13

Lacks covers and pages; browned; not held in Australia

Copy of "Tivoli songster Wilkie Bard number", Leichhardt, Joe Slater, [n.d.]. 32p., 16cm. (File) - Box 13

Lacks front cover, loose, foxed

Copy of "The merry book of the Mohawk Moore and Burgess Minstrels", pp.9-121. [n.p., n.p., n.d.] 13cm. (File) - Box 13

Lacks front pages, covers, some pages torn out, browned, very loose

Copy of "Pix", 29 September, 1956, 1956 (File) - Box 13

Pp. 12-16 article "Migratory showmen" refers, amongst others, to Sorlie's

Copy of "Lumsdon's Book of cartoons, as published in the Newcastle Morning Herald", Book no. 4. unpaged. [n.p., n.p., n.d.] 18x22cm. (File) - Box 13

Inscribed "Best wishes, Vera Lumsdon"

Copy of "Some of me poetry" by Pam Ayres. [London], Arrow Books, [1978]. 45 p. 21 cm., 1978 (File) - Box 13

Copy of "Thoughts of a late-night knitter"" by Pam Ayres. [London], Arrow Books, [1978]. 48 p. 21 cm., 1978 (File) - Box 13

Photocopy of article by Des Partridge, "A chance to meet Mr. Wonderful",a profile of entertainer Wayne Scott Kermond, who died in 1990., 1991? (File) - Box 13

Printed sign reading "Sorlies Back on the Road, The show with the reputation". col., 40x26cm. (File) - Box 13

Mounted on masonite covered in yellow paper, with holes to hang sign up; some damage at bottom edge

Statuette - Australian Variety Artist's "Mo" Award, 1977, presented to Bobby Le Brun, The "Mo" Fellowship Award, 1977 (File) - Box 14

Inscription heavily tarnished; the very first "Mo" Award ever made

Decorated plate - perforated and gilt edges, photographic image of Bobby and Gracie le Brun in centre, in heart-shaped gilt edging; prepared for wall hanging (File) - Box 14

Sticker on back - "Oriental Studio - ... Kowloon, Hong Kong"; grubby and faded

Memorabilia 1 - "Letters of praise and thanks - Sorlies" letters, telegrams, cards, 1946-1981 (File) - Box 15

Cover variety shows, charity work, awards (OAM, 'Mo'), etc.

Memorabilia 2 - Folder titled "Show business memorabilia" - newspaper cuttings, photocopies, correspondence, 1981-1985 (File) - Box 15

Includes copy of article about Peter Finch, who worked with Sorlie's in 1935 or so

Memorabilia 3 - Folder titled "'Toby' Tenters' " - newspaper cuttings, correspondence, copy of 'Parade', July 1961 (article about George Sorlie), telegram from June Kemp to Barton's Follies dated 28/3/45, 1953-1978 (File) - Box 15

Correspondence in 1978 between le Brun and The Museum of Repertoire Americana, Iowa, USA

Memorabilia 4 - Untitled folder (recycled Conzinc Riotinto cover) - newspaper cuttings, Encore June 1979, Mo Awards programme for 1979, City of Newcastle Golden Jubilee Concert programme (2 copies), 1972-1979 (File) - Box 15

Memorabilia 5 - Folder titled "Chas. Grahame correspondence" - correspondence between le Brun and Grahame re possible biography, plus a few newspaper cuttings, etc., and notes by le Brun, 1983-1985 (File) - Box 15

Memorabilia 6 - Folder titled "Taping Canberra data" - corrspondence with NLA and Bill Stevens re Oral history interviews and possible deposit of le Brun's papers, plus a few, specially selected newspaper cuttings, and biog notes by le Brun, 1983-1985 (File) - Box 15

Includes le Brun's access wishes

Memorabilia 7 - miscellaneous show programmes, flyers and a few press cuttings, most including le Brun in the cast, plus le Brun's membership card for The Showmen's Guild of Australasia, 1917-1964 (File) - Box 16

Mostly undated; one cutting refers to "Bob Marshall" as performer (before he became Bobby le Brun), and one has public exam results for "Marshall, Eric Stanley"; programme for "School of Arts, Nth Sydney Grand Annual Dancing Display" includes "Bobby Marshall" in one item

Memorabilia 8 - notebook with detached covers, with ms wages details and "Ideas and reminiscences" - ms notes for le Brun's biographer, 1958-1976 (File) - Box 16

Weekly wages details for the period 18/1/58 - 13/8/58; biographical notes dated 6/2/76, covering period 1927-1933

Memorabilia 9 - large, old tattered notebook used as scrapbook, with 134 press photos of individual entertainers pasted in, plus some loose cuttings, 1927-1967 (File) - Box 16

The latter part of the book is revealed as E.S Marshall's (i.e. Bobby le Bruns') mathematics workbook from 1924 and 1925.; battered, worn, very loose in covers, foxed and grubby


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