By Barry Rivadue
This is often the main definitive survey but of Alice Faye's particular occupation in movie, recording, broadcasting and on degree, a occupation that all started in 1933 and that is nonetheless flourishing this day as a spokesperson for the aged on future health matters. at the same time a baby, Alice Faye, born Alice Jean Leppert, was once interested in the degree. On Saturdays Alice and her mom might attend matinees on the Broadway theaters, the place Alice might loiter via the level door pretending she was once leaving for her personal engagement. Faye's first holiday got here as a dancer for the Chester Hale troupe. Her dancing chores knowledgeable her good for while she auditioned effectively for impressario George White. Faye was once forged within the 11th version of "George White's Scandals," which opened on September 14, 1931. Faye used to be now making $60 per week, in a firm that incorporated such younger luminaries as Ethel Merman and Ray Bolger. Faye used to be quickly taken less than the wing of Rudy Vallee, the well known radio crooner and recording celebrity of the day. She debuted on his radio software in December of 1932, and have become a typical presently thereafter. Her profession in movie musicals all started a 12 months later while she used to be signed to do a musical quantity on a restyled motion picture version of "George White's Scandals," at Fox Studios in Hollywood. as well as person chapters on each one side of her lifestyles, the publication good points an annotated bibliography of booklet, journal, and newspaper assets. All undocumented costs within the introductory biography are from first hand comments of individuals contacted by means of the writer. The filmography of characteristic motion pictures is prepared in chronological order, with 5 different Faye appearances in clips or movie shorts indexed individually. The discography bankruptcy lists her recordings alphabetically and via classification. This part additionally lists compact disc releases and miscellaneous compilations on tape. The broadcasting bankruptcy covers appearances on radio and tv in chronological order. The level bankruptcy additionally lists Faye's appearances in chronological order. The annotated bibliography is prepared in alphabetical order by means of writer or by means of article identify if no writer is pointed out. really good appendixes and a common index and music index whole the amount. The music index lists songs solely that includes Faye (or in accompaniment with others) in her movie, broadcasting and level appearances. This ebook might be of curiosity to all Alice Faye fanatics and to someone drawn to the background of movie musicals.
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6. Singer-turned-actress Faye confronts seasoned Adrienne Ames in GEORGE WHITE'S SCANDALS (1934). Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive. 28 FiImography Musical Director: Arthur Lange. Musical Score: Hugh Friedhofer, Arthur Lange, David Buttolph. SONGS: "Fool in' with the Other Woman's Man" "Harlem Versus the Jungle" (Faye) by Lew Brown and Harry Akst. SYNOPSIS: The Depression may be on but New Yorker Murray Golden seeks to live a life full of money and style as a gambler. His stoic wife Virginia is upstaged when Murray meets Peggy, a vampy nightclub singer who wants to marry him.
C. Sound: A. L. Von Kirbach. Art Director: Gordon Wiles. Costumes: Charles Le Maire. Musical Direction: Louis de Francesco. Dances Staged by: George White. 32 Filmography SONGS: "According To The Moonlight" (Faye, Dunn) "Oh, I Didn't Know" (Faye) by Jack Yellen, Herb Magidson and Joseph Meyer. "It's An Old Southern Custom" (Faye) "I Was Born Too Late" (Faye) by Jack Yellen and Joseph Meyer. "I Got Shoes, You Got Shoosies" "The Hunkadola" (Faye with Dunn, Edwards and Roberti) by Jack Yellen, Cliff Friend and Joseph Meyer.
You Belong To Me" (Faye) by Jack Yellen and Cliff Friend. SYNOPSIS: Enroute to a vacation in Florida after yet another edition of his Scandals, George White visits a theater in Georgia where singer Honey Walters strikes him as a good bet for his next Scandals. Eventually, White returns to New York with Honey, her performing colleague and friend Eddie, along with a horde of tagalongs. Complication arise when Honey's Manhattan socializing creates bad working habits. She's fired. Her aunt from Florida then visits Manhattan to check her whereabouts, which causes George White to frantically locate both Honey and Eddie, who's also been recently bounced from the show for too much urban highlife.
Alice Faye: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts) by Barry Rivadue