José Collins (1887-1958)
Last updated: 02.09.21
p_collinsjose.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Jose Collins aka José Collins, was an English actress and singer celebrated for her performances in musical comedies and early motion pictures.
She was born in London to her mother, music hall performer and comedian Lottie Collins, and started her career as a child performer. By the age of 17 she had appeared in both pantomime and music hall as a singer and actress. Her principal role debuts in West End and on Broadway were in 1908 and 1911 respectively. In West End she appeared in The Antelope and in Broadway in Vera Violetta . She went on to appear on both sides of the Atlantic both on stage and in silent films. A major success was playing the title role of Teresa, the gypsy bandit maid, in the hit musical The Maid of the Mountains (1917). Thereafter she was nicknamed the "Maid of the Mountains".
Her career continued in revues, variety and non-musical roles, as well as in films. The last of which being the musical Facing the Music (1933).

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url15.gif Jose Collins Biography by wikipedia.org.  

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cd15.gif  Jose Collins - Maid of the Mountains   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
This list is arranged by title and contains 1 lyric performed by José Collins. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
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url15.gif Little Love, a Little Kiss, A Lau Silesu (music)
Adrian Ross (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
 
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youtube15.jpg Every Bit of Loving (4:16) I. Novello 
youtube15.jpg Just You and I and the Moon (1913) (4:30) D. Stamper 
youtube15.jpg Love Will Find A Way (1:39) H. Fraser-Simson 
youtube15.jpg Miss Jose Collins (1922) (1:17)
This list is arranged by composer and contains 7 songs sung by José Collins who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
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sm15.gif Isle D'amour (1913) Leo Edwards Earl Carroll (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Love Will Find a Way (1917) Harold Fraser-Simson Harry Graham (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
Viva Daron (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Wait For Me, Fritzy Dear! (1907) Felix McGlennon José Collins (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Every Bit of Loving in the World (1920) Ivor Novello D. Furber (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Little Maid of Brittany (1908) Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Little Love, a Little Kiss (1912), A Lau Silesu Adrian Ross (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Just You and I and the Moon (1913) Dave Stamper G. Buck (words)
José Collins (perf. by)
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