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Rosetta Duncan (1894–1959)

Composer, songwriter ("Rememb'ring") and entertainer, one of The Duncan Sisters. She played Topsy in the Broadway musical "Topsy and Eva" for which she wrote songs. With her sister, she also appeared in "Doing Our Bit", "She's a Good Fellow", and "Tip Top", and also in vaudeville. Joining ASCAP in 1942, her other popular-song compositions include ... See full bio »

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 1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Ma Malone
- The Angel of Cedar Mountain (1958) ... Ma Malone
 1935 Surprise! (Short)
Rosie / 'Topsy' (uncredited)
 1929 It's a Great Life
Casey Hogan
 1927 Two Flaming Youths
Rosetta Duncam (uncredited)
 1927/I Topsy and Eva
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Stage Play: Tip Top. Musical. Music by Ivan Caryll. Book by Anne Caldwell and R.H. Burnside. Lyrics by Anne Caldwell and R.H. Burnside. Music orchestrated by William E. MacQuinn. Featuring songs by Richard Whiting, Fred Rose, Henry I. Marshall, Marion Sunshine, Ray Henderson, Louis Breau, Tom Brown and Jack Frost. Featuring songs with ... See more »

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The Duncan Sisters


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Vivian and Rosetta Duncan is the basis for Hank and Queenie Mahoney in The Broadway Melody. Hank even mentions once in the film about being like the Duncans. See more »

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