Actresses and sisters Rosetta Duncan and Vivian Duncan stand behind their father who holds his granddaughter, Evelyn, on his lap, Los Angeles, 1935
- Actresses and sisters Rosetta Duncan and Vivian Duncan stand behind their father who holds his granddaughter, Evelyn, on his lap, Los Angeles, 1935
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- August 31, 1935
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
A different photograph taken on the same occasion appears with the article, "'Heavenly Twins' Still Smiling: Duncan Sisters Return, Denying New Romances," Los Angeles Times, 1 Sept. 1935: 5.
Vivian Duncan and Rosetta Duncan, known as both the Duncan Sisters and the Heavenly Twins, stand behind their father, S.H. Duncan, who holds his granddaughter, Evelyn, on his lap.
In 1935 the sisters, who had gained success in film and theater starring as the characters Eva and Topsy (a role which Rosetta played in blackface) were attempting to make a comeback after various personal and financial troubles.
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- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Duncan, Vivian, 1902-1986
Asther, Evelyn Rosetta, 1931-2013
Duncan, Rosetta, 1900-1959
Duncan, S.H., b. 1860 or 61
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image
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