Darryl F. Zanuck et al. in Los Angeles - the 1920's

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, page 198:

Harry Akst, who'd written "Dinah," came to my dressing room while I was playing the Orpheum in Los Angeles. Harry said he was working on the score for a new musical Warner Brothers wanted to make. They needed a song hit, and Harry thought he had it. He had brought the lead sheet to me so I could work on it with Pearl. So we worked on it, and the song was "Am I Blue?" When we were ready Harry brought me to the studio and introduced me to Darryl F. Zanuck, who was production chief, spark plug, and the all-around hot young man at Warner Brothers. Mr. Zanuck listened to my interpretation …   more >>
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Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 198. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430388474539 accessed: 1 December, 2022

location of experience: Los Angeles

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Am I Blue
written by Harry Akst
performed by Ethel Waters
This is it performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:07:54 +0100
Approved on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:39:07 +0100