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Lady with cat outside Empire

What we know about this image :

The photograph was taken in November 1947 and according to the NDM, the cat was called Upsy, was grey and 9 months old. It belonged to Renara one of the variety performers at the Empire that week and the photo was taken outside the theatre. He was apparently presented to Renara at the Camberwell theatre and had since travelled over 6000 miles in his short life. He was trained to have a lead incase he became lost in strange places !  

He was called Upsy as his owner was a friend of Tommy Handley. (Does anyone know why?)


HHT&N 149

Date (of image) : 26/11/1947

Donor : Northern Daily Mail

Creator : Northern Daily Mail

Part of the "Library collection" collection


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