A Good Year
(performer: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze")
(performer: "C'est lui" (1934))
(performer: "Love Is a Dreamer" (1929))
(performer: "J'ai deux amours" - uncredited)
The French Way
(performer: "MON COEUR EST UN OISEAU DES ILES", "NON, NINA")
(performer: "Haiti", "Pour Moi Il n'y a q'un Homme a Paris" (For me there's only one man in Paris))
Appeared (as "Isle in the West Indies" dancer / "Maharanee" performer) in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1936" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke
. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
. Based on material by David Freeman. Musical Direction by John McManus. Music orchestrated by Conrad Salinger
, Russell Bennett and Don Walker
. Scenic ...
1 Biographical Movie |
6 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
In 1951, the Stork Club in New York City refused to serve her because she was black. This led to a confrontation with columnist Walter Winchell
. Later, during the McCarthy "Red Scare" period in the early 1950s, she was falsely accused of being a Communist sympathizer, and the FBI started a file on her.