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Nick Lucas (I) (1897–1982)

Known in the "Roaring Twenties" as "the crooning Troubadour", Nick Lucas was one of the early stars of American popular music. He was a well-established, influential singer and guitarist. Nick would become one of the most popular crooners on radio. Nick Lucas was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1897. His birth name was Dominic Nicholas Anthony ... See full bio »

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The Great Gatsby
(1974)
On the Air and Off
On the Air and Off Himself - Vocalist
(1933)
Vitaphone Headliners
(1935)

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 1975 The Day of the Locust (performer: "I WISHED ON THE MOON")
 1974 The Great Gatsby (performer: "When You and I Were Seventeen", "I'm Gonna Charleston Back to Charleston", "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue")
 1954 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Great Personalities (1954) ... (performer: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1929 The Show of Shows (performer: "Lady Luck" (1929), "The Only Song I Know" (1929), "Li-Po-Li" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Gold Diggers of Broadway (performer: "Go to Bed", "What Will I Do Without You", "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine", "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me", "In a Kitchenette" - uncredited)
 1928 Lonesome (performer: "Always" - uncredited)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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We came from a very poor family and in those days money was scarce.. my brother [Frank] would take me along to perform in weddings, christenings saloons and streetcars. I'd pass the hat around - anything to make a dollar so we could help the family along. See more »

Trivia:

His gentle, high tenor voice was the acknowledged inspiration for entertainer Tiny Tim. They even had the same theme song, "Tip-Toe Through the Tulips." The two men eventually became friends, and, when, on December 17, 1969, Tim married first wife Miss Vicki (Vicki Budinger) on "The Tonight Show," Lucas was there, at his request, to sing "Tulips." See more »

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