Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1939 (1939). Musical revue. Book by Lew Leslie. Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
. Choreographed by Rube Bloom. Hudson Theatre: 11 Feb 1939- 18 Feb 1939 (9 performances). Cast: Gilbert Adkins (as "Baritones and Basses, J. Rosamund Johnson's Choir"), Leona Avery (as "Alto, J. Rosamund Johnson's Choir"), Joyce ...
'Pigmeat' Markham | David 'Pigmeat' Markham | Dewey Markham | Judge Pigmeat Markham | Pigmeat 'Alamo' Markham | Pigmeat Markham | Pigmeat | Judge Pigmeat Markham and Shorty
Did You Know?
Left home to join a carnival that passed through town in his teens, and "graduated" from there to vaudeville. His nickname Pigmeat came from a comedy sketch where he declared himself "Sweet Poppa Pigmeat" onstage; the name stuck.