PORTRAIT OF MISS ANNIE CROFT IN THE COMIC OPERA, “FALKA”

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This vintage real photo postcard features actress Annie Croft (1892-1959) in the role of Falka, in the opera “Falka”. She was an English stage actress and also appeared in one movie, “On with the Dance (1927). She was married to actor Reginald Sharland (1886-1944) in 1915. An article in “Argus (1931)” reports on the couples divorce proceedings. Croft sued her husband for divorce “on the grounds of misconduct with Margaret Nichols”. Sharland did not contest the divorce. Croft had attorney expenses reimbursed and received custody of their two children.The photographer of this photo portrait is Albert E Parkin. His studio was in Hull, England. Hull is a port city in East Yorkshire, England. This vintage postcard is in excellent condition (see scans).   (SOLD)

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