The Douglas family of the Standard Theatre

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•  Mrs. John Douglas was born in 1850 in England as Amy Steinberg. She was an actress, known for In Another Girl's Shoes (1917). She was married to John Douglass (playwright, producer). She died in November 1920 in London, England. Died: November, 1920 in London, England, UK Birth Name: Amy Steinberg
•  John Douglass (playwright, producer) (? - 13 June 1917) (his death) (Amy's husband)

•  In December 1878, the family became the owners of Park Theatre, in Camden Town
•  Among popular plays produced was A passage in the Life of Grace Darling

•   Lambert Chambers, the 7-times Wimbledon champion, was a grand-daughter of John and Amy.

 

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Sources for this article include:

•  Jane Eyre on Stage, 1848–1898: An Illustrated Edition of Eight Plays
•  The Standard Theatre of Victorian England, By Allan Stuart Jackson

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