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Encyclopedia > Ruth Etting
Ruth Etting on the cover of Radio Mirror magazine, June 1932. Source: www.ruthetting.com
Ruth Etting on the cover of Radio Mirror magazine, June 1932. Source: www.ruthetting.com

Ruth Etting (November 23, 1896September 24, 1978) was an American singing star of the 1930s, who had over sixty hit recordings. Image File history File links Ruthetting. ... Image File history File links Ruthetting. ... June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with a length of 30 days. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ...


Her signature tunes were "Shine On Harvest Moon", "Ten Cents a Dance" and "Love Me or Leave Me", and her other popular recordings included "Button Up Your Overcoat", "Mean to Me", "Exactly like you", and "Shaking the Blues Away". Ten Cents a Dance is a popular song whose persona is that of a taxi dancer. ... Love Me or Leave Me is a popular song. ... Button Up Your Overcoat is a popular song. ...

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Biography

Born in David City, Nebraska, she left home at age seventeen to attend art school in Chicago. Her job designing costumes at the Marigold Gardens nightclub led to employment singing and dancing in the chorus there. David City is a city in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ...


She became a featured vocalist at the nightclub and married gangster Martin "Moe the Gimp" Snyder on July 12, 1922. He managed her career, booking radio appearances, and eventually had her signed to an exclusive recording contract with Columbia Records. July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ...


She made her Broadway debut in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1927, and appeared in a number of other hit shows in rapid succession, including Simple Simon and Whoopee!. A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... Simple Simon was a Broadway musical with book by Guy Bolton, and Ed Wynn, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers, produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, and starring Ed Wynn. ... Whoopee! is a Broadway musical comedy which debuted on 4 December 1928. ...


In Hollywood she made a long series of movie shorts between 1929 and 1936, and three feature movies in 1933 and 1934. In 1936, She appeared in London in Ray Henderson's Transatlantic Rhythm. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ...


In 1937 she fell in love with her pianist, Myrl Alderman, who was consequently shot by her husband, Moe Snyder — but survived. Snyder was jailed for the assault, and Etting divorced him on November 30, 1937. She married Alderman in December 1938. November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


The scandal effectively ended her career, though she briefly had a radio show in 1947. Alderman died on November 16, 1966. November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...


Etting died in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1978, aged 81. Nickname: The Springs Location in the state of Colorado Coordinates: County El Paso  - Mayor Lionel Rivera Area    - City 482. ...


Her life was the basis for the 1955 film Love Me or Leave Me, which starred Doris Day and James Cagney. Love Me or Leave Me is a 1955 biographical film which tells the life story of Ruth Etting, a singer who rose from taxi dancer to movie star. ... Doris Mary Ann von Kappelhoff, known as Doris Day (born April 3, 1924), is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... James Francis Cagney, Jr. ...


Broadway

  • the Ziegfeld Follies of 1927 – in which she introduced Irving Berlin's "Shaking The Blues Away"
  • Whoopee! – 1928 - in which she introduced "Love Me or Leave Me"
  • the Nine-Fifteen Revue - 1929, in which she introduced "Get Happy"
  • Simple Simon – 1930, in which she introduced "Ten Cents a Dance"
  • the Ziegfeld Follies of 1931

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Whoopee! is a Broadway musical comedy which debuted on 4 December 1928. ... Love Me or Leave Me is a popular song. ... Get Happy is a term used in the African American Gospel Music tradition, that refers to the experience of receiving the Holy Spirit during a Church service, usually involving ecstatic singing, or during prayer, or spontaneously. ... Simple Simon was a Broadway musical with book by Guy Bolton, and Ed Wynn, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers, produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, and starring Ed Wynn. ...

Motion Picture Appearances

Short Films

  • The Book of Lovers -1929
  • Roseland -1930
  • One Good Turn -1930
  • Broadway's Like That -1930
  • Words & Music -1931
  • Stage Struck -1931
  • Radio Salutes -1931
  • Old Lace -1931
  • A Modern Cinderella -1932
  • A Regular Trouper -1932
  • [A Mail Bride -1932
  • Artistic Temper -1932
  • Bye-Gones -1933
  • Along Came Ruth -1933
  • Crashing the Gate -1933
  • California Weather -1933
  • Knee Deep in Music -1933
  • A Torch Tango -1934
  • The Song of Fame -1934
  • Derby Decade -1934
  • Southern Style -1934
  • Bandits and Ballads -1934
  • An Old Spanish Onion -1935
  • Ticket or Leave It -1935
  • Tuned Out -1935
  • Alladin from Manhattan -1936
  • Melody in May -1936
  • Sleepy Time -1936

Roseland may refer to: Roseland, Cornwall, United Kingdom In the United States: Roseland, California Roseland, Florida Roseland, Indiana Roseland, Kansas Roseland, Louisiana Roseland, Nebraska Roseland, New Jersey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw is a book published in 2000 by Canadian architect, professor and writer Witold Rybczynski. ... Old Lace is a very pale yellowish orange that resembles the color of an old lace tablecloth. ... Crashing the Gate (Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People Powered Politics) is a book authored by American political bloggers Markos Moulitsas of Daily Kos and Jerome Armstrong of MyDD, published in 2006 by Chelsea Green. ... Production Order Sleepy Time is a SpongeBob SquarePants episode from season one. ...

Feature Films

Roman Scandals Roman Scandals is a 1933 film starring Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, and Gloria Stuart. ... Eddie Cantor in the 1920s Eddie Cantor (January 31, 1892 - October 10, 1964) was a comedian, singer, actor, songwriter, and one of the most popular entertainers in the United States of America in the early and middle 20th century. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Gift of Gab is the lead MC for hip hop group Blackalicious (along with Chief Xcel), and a member of Quannum Projects (along with Cheif Xcel, DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born and Lateef the Truth Speaker). ... Hips, Hips, Hooray! is a 1934 slapstick comedy film starring Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Ruth Etting, and Thelma Todd. ...

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Ruth Etting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (381 words)
Ruth Etting (November 23, 1896 – September 24, 1978) was an American singing star of the 1930s, who had over sixty hit recordings.
Snyder was jailed for the assault, and Etting divorced him November 30, 1937 and married Alderman in December 1938.
Etting died in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1978.
Encyclopedia: Ruth Etting (1056 words)
Rising to fame in the twenties and early thirties, Ruth Etting was renowned for her great beauty, her gorgeous voice and her tragic life.
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