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Catalog Number WF 1714.001
Caption "Tom Thumb Wedding" - theatrical show
Description This theatrical presentation of the wedding of Tom Thumb was held at the Presbyterian Church under the direction of Margaret Olson, Grace Hughes, Mrs. J. H. Peters, Ethyl Holt, Mrs. W. B. Short, and Dr. J. C. Reid. Shirley Jean Shannon played the bride, and Billy Shaw played Tom Thumb. Other members of the cast were Phyllis Garber, Jimmy Christenson, George Lowman, Rhoda Christenson, Lois Livingston, Nellie Jean Clark, Ila June Hughes, Barbara Moen, Rosemary Lowman, Annette Bessner, Joan Erholm, Shirley McDugle, Billy McDugle, Jean Erholm, Tommy Brooks, Yvonne Bessner, Lloyd Burgett, Polly Lowman, Peggy Johns, Bobby Holtgeerts, Madeline St. Pierre, Mildred Anderson, Dolly DeRemer, Harriet DeRemer, and Joe Simmonds. According to the 1-25-1934 ANACORTES AMERICAN, "The children did their part well and much amusement was created by the antics of some of the children. The bride was the calmest one in the crowd." On the left side of the photo, holding violins, are Billy Holt and Virginia Peters. There were various musical offerings included in the production.
Date 1934, January 24
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
People
Entertainment
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People ANDERSON, Mildred Carol
BESSNER, Annette "Ann"
BESSNER, Yvonne
BROOKS, Thomas "Tom" "Tommy"
BURGETT, Lloyd
CHRISTENSON, James "Jimmy" "Jim"
CHRISTENSON, Rhoda
CLARK, Nellie Jean
DeREMER, Dolly
DeREMER, Harriet
ERHOLM, Jeanne
ERHOLM, Joanne [GILKEY]
GARBER, Phyllis
HOLT, Billy
HOLTGEERTS, Bobby
HUGHES, Ila June
JOHNS, Peggy
LIVINGSTON, Lois
LOWMAN, George Raymond "Jim" "Jimmy"
LOWMAN, Polly
LOWMAN, Rosemary
McDUGLE, Billy
McDUGLE, Shirley
MOEN, Barbara
PETERS, Virginia
SHANNON, Shirley Jean
SHAW, Bill "Billy"
SIMMONDS, Joseph "Joe"
ST. PIERRE, Madeleine
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Theatrical show
Wedding
Tom Thumb
Presbyterian Church
Bride
Groom
Cast
Object Name Print, Photographic