Brooks Atkinson in New York - 1935

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, pages 226-227:

In 1935 I was co-starred with Beatrice Lillie in a Shubert show, At Home Abroad. That revue was Vincente Minnelli's first directing job, and he also designed the sets and costumes. The book and music were written by Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz "with a bow to Rosamond Knight." The first-rate supporting cast given Lady Peel and the former shining star of Edmond's Cellar included Eleanor Powell, the tap dancer; Reginald Gardiner, the Englishman who imitates everything from steamboat whistles to drunken goldfish; Eddie Foy, Jr., Paul Haakon, Vera Allen, Sue Hastings' Marionettes, and many, …   more >>
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Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 226-227. accessed: 4 December, 2022

location of experience: New York


Listening to

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Hottentot Potentate performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time 1935
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 01 May 2015 09:43:59 +0100
Approved on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:58:48 +0100