Lew Leslie's Blackbirds: 1930 Edition [Shubert Chestnut Street Opera House playbill 1931] with Ethel Waters

Blake, Eubie; Razaf, Andy

Published by Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia, 1931
Manuscript / Paper Collectible Condition: Very Good
From Classic Books and Ephemera, IOBA (Lansdowne, PA, U.S.A.)

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[4] p.: cartoon; 22 cm. Book by Flourney E. Miller [Flournoy E. Miller]; music and lyrics by Eubie Blake and Andy Razaf; costumes designed by Vincente Minnelli; orchestra under direction of Eubie Blake. Featured Ethel Waters, Berry Brothers, Eubie Blake and his Blackbird Orchestra; Cecil Mack's Blackbird Choir; and Flourney E. Miller. Other performers included Minto Cato, Mantan Moreland, Helena Justa, Dusty Fletcher, Blue McAllister, Jimmie Baskette, and Neeka Shaw. "The Porgy Travesty number is given by request in order to permit Miss Ethel Waters an opportunity to give her own version of the popular St. Louis Blues." Songs: Roll, Jordan; Cabin Door; Blackbirds Are Blue; Mozambique; Lucky to Me; Take a Trip to Harlem; Memories of You; Specialty; Somewhere in Harlem; Waking Up the Folks Downstairs; Always Broke Porgy; We're the Berries; and Diana Lee. Illustrated advertisement on back (p. [4]) for a limerick contest in the Evening Ledger. In Very Good Condition: lightly creased; clean and intact. Bookseller Inventory # 003466

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Title: Lew Leslie's Blackbirds: 1930 Edition [...

Publisher: Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1931

Book Condition:Very Good

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