Thursday, May 13, 2010

Doris Eaton Travis -- 1904-2010

Doris Eaton Travis became the youngest Ziegfeld Follies chorus girl when she was hired at age 14. She became a principal dancer in 1920.

Doris Eaton Travis, the last of the legendary Ziegfeld Follies chorus girls who wore elaborate costumes for the series of lavish Broadway theatrical productions in the early 1900s, died Tuesday. She was 106.

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