(1919?). Book: "The Big Show: My Six Months with the American Expeditionary Forces." By Elsie Janis
. Work mentioned in Article from: Cobblestone Article date: 1 Mar 2006. Author: Mimi Boelter (Carus Publishing Co.).
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Mother had been quite a good friend of Mrs. William McKinley during the time that she was the Governor's Lady in Ohio. The fact that she had become the First Lady of the land did not affect her memory, and so we were 'bidden' to the White House. Once inside any house, irrespective of color, there was no escape from my precocity. I recited and sang for the president and his charming chatelaine in ...
Starred in a "Talkie" short performing for the troops on location in "Behind The Lines' (1926), one year before "The Jazz Singer" (1927), which was generally accepted as the first full length feature with sound.