Ruth, the Dixie Song Bird
Whoopee! Musical comedy. Material adaption by William Anthony McGuire
. Based on "The Nervous Wreck" by Owen Davis
. Music by Walter Donaldson
. Lyrics by Gus Kahn
. Musical Director: Gustave Salzer. Dialogue directed by William Anthony McGuire. Dances and Ensembles Staged by Seymour Felix. Directed by Seymour Felix. New Amsterdam ...
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Did You Know?
[about Love Me or Leave Me
(1955), the biopic of her life with Martin Snyder (aka "Moe Snyder"), who jealously shot Myrl Alderman
, her accompanist and later husband] It was half fairy tale. It's a shame that the most beautiful part of my life, my 28-year marriage to [Myrl], was left out completely because that was the real highlight of my life story.
Celebrated singing star of US stage, radio and recordings, she popularized the torch song "You Made Me Love You," among others. Etting appeared in numerous film shorts as well as three feature-length films of the early 1930's.
Sweetheart of Columbia Records