Last Ziegfeld Folly dies aged 106

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Doris Eaton Travis, the last surviving dancer from the Ziegfeld Follies troupe, has died in the US aged 106.

Travis first performed in the legendary Broadway show famed for its elaborate costumes and dance routines in 1918 aged 14.

At the age of 101 the dancer performed in a charity gala at the New York theatre where she made her debut.

Broadway is due to dim its lights on Wednesday evening as a mark of respect for the veteran performer.

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