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Jessie Matthews, OBE

Person  Female  Born 11/3/1907  Died 19/8/1981

Actress, singer and dancer. Born into a large family in Berwick Street. Made her name in theatre and in the 30's was Britain's favourite musical film star. Post-war her career flagged but in 1963 she got the title role in the long-running radio series 'Mrs Dale's Diary' and became a household name all over again. Died Eastcote, London. The picture source web site tells her story, emphasising the salacious.

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Jessie Matthews

Unveiled by Ruthie Henshall and Andrew Lloyd Webber on 3 May 1995. Jessie Mat...

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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