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Backstage at a music hall, an actress prepares for her performance.
Non-Fiction 1900 Silent
The secret glamour of a music hall dressing room is the subject of this Victorian entertainment, starring Eva Bayley, sister-in-law of film pioneer GA Smith. Bayley takes on the convincing-sounding nom-de-plume of Lettie Limelight, and her cheeky grin gives us a hint of what kind of act she might have offered.
This may be an 'entr'acte' film, designed to be screened during a theatre show to cover a complicated costume or scene change. The film shows in a humorous way what is happening off-stage.
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