Appeared in "Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1939" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by Lew Leslie (also producer). 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. ...
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Performed in blackface makeup (even though he was black, or "Negro" as he preferred to be described) for most of his early career; it was the expected thing at the time.