Darryl F. Zanuck et al. in Los Angeles

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: 14 April, 2024

location of experience: Los Angeles


Listening to

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

Experience Information

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