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Underneath a Harlem moon : the Harlem to Paris years of Adelaide Hall

Author: Iain Cameron Williams
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2002.
Series: Bayou jazz lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Adelaide Hall is the missing link in Harlem's widely documented Renaissance - historically, the richest period of American black culture. As its most important and influential female star, Adelaide pushed down the barriers that had previously prevented black entertainers from achieving mass recognition. The astounding media attention she received on both sides of the Atlantic during her two-year starring role in

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Iain Cameron, 1953-
Underneath a Harlem moon.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2002
Named Person: Adelaide Hall; Adelaide Hall; Adelaide Hall; Adelaide Hall
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Cameron Williams
ISBN: 0826458939 9780826458933
OCLC Number: 48038462
Description: xviii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Dame Cleo Laine --
Tributes / Fayard Nicholas, Earl Okin --
Sing to the Moon and the Stars Will Shine 1901-27 --
Taxi for Miss Hall --
Sing to the Moon --
Shuffle Along Nicely --
I've Been Waiting for Someone Like You --
Runnin' Wild and Free --
The Chocolate Kiddies Come to Town --
No Place More So Than in Harlem --
You Ain't Heard Nothin 'Yet! --
Four and Twenty Blackbirds Baked in a Pie 1928-29 --
Blackbirds --
You're Not the Only Oyster in the Stew --
Direct from Broadway --
And the Money Came Rolling in 1930-35 --
Where to Now? --
RKO, Coast to Coast --
The Lark on Larchmont Hill --
Lenox Avenue Blues --
Someone's Sitting on My Cloud 1936-38 --
Paris Match --
The Queen of Montmartre, Mr. Hall and the Dukes of Deception --
A Call from C.B. --
November 1938 --
The Big Apple --
Letter from H.D. Rothschild --
1931/32 RKO Concert Tour Itinerary --
Career Dates 1921-38 --
Recordings 1921-38 --
Movies 1921-38.
Series Title: Bayou jazz lives.
Responsibility: Iain Cameron Williams.
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Adelaide Hall can be seen as the first modern-day international black female superstar. This work follows her career from her humble childhood in Harlem, to her triumphs on Broadway to the glamour of  Read more...


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