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Circular advertising the Chicago Hot Shots at the Douglass Theatre, Macon, Georgia, 1927 May 20 to May 26


author: Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
extent: [2] p.
date: May 20-26, 1927
summary: Circular for the Douglass Theatre, Macon, Georgia, dated May 20 to May 26, 1927, featuring the Chicago Hot Shots, Walker & Herron, Skating Mack, the Brown Skin Blue Belle Beauty Chorus, Cliff Ross, Kid & Skeet Brown, Dancing Maniacs, and Cuney Connor. The front cover announces the 1929 edition of the Chicago Hot Shots, advertising the appearance of Kid and Skeet Brown with the Dancing Maniacs and Cuney Conner at the piano. A note at the bottom promises the "usual midnight ramble." The interior of the guide displays photographs of Kid Brown, Skeets [sic] Brown, and the six women making up the Chicago Hot Shots. The back cover features a photo of comedian Cliff Ross and promises a new "colored musical revue," a laugh every second, and novelties. Other advertised performers include the Chicago Hot Shots, Walker & Herron, Skating Mack, and the Brown Skin Blue Belle Beauty Chorus. Theatre information is provided at the bottom of the page.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 22
folder: 219
item: 7

subjects:
Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Chicago Hot Shots (Musical revue : 1929)
Walker & Herron (Musical group)
Mack, Skating
Brown Skin Blue Belle Beauty Chorus
Six Dancing Mad-caps (Dance group)
Ross, Cliff
Conner & Brown
Brown, Kid
Brown, Skeet
Conner, Cuney
Dancing Maniacs (Dance group)
Revues--Georgia--Macon
Theaters--Georgia--Macon
Entertainment events--Georgia--Macon
Vaudeville--Georgia--Macon
African American musicians--Employment--Georgia--Macon
African American actors--Employment--Georgia--Macon
African American actresses--Employment--Georgia--Macon
African American comedians--Employment--Georgia--Macon
Advertising fliers--Georgia--Macon
Advertising--Georgia--Macon
Circulars




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CONNER & BROWN
Offers The 1929 Edition of
CHICAGO
HOT SHOTS
With
KID & SKEET BROWN
and the
DANCING MANIACS
-----
CUNEY CONNER,
at the Piano
-----
Douglass Theatre
MACON, GA. [GEORGIA]
Week Com. [Commencing] Mon. [Monday] May 20
Usual Midnite [Midnight] Ramble



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[Note: Image of six dancers wearing short dresses and bonnets]
CHICAGO HOTSHOTS]

[Note: Image of Kid Brown dancing in suit and hat]
KID BROWN]

[Note: Image of Skeets Brown wearing an elegant dress, seated with one leg dangling]
SKEETS BROWN]


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CHICAGO HOT SHOTS
A
BRAND
NEW
COLORED
MUSICAL
REVUE
FULL
OF
NOVELTIES
ADDED
FEATURES
--
DIFFERENT
FROM
THE
REST
--
1000
LAUGHS
ONE
EVERY
SECOND

[Note: Photograph of Cliff Ross wearing tuxedo, top hat, and gloves]
CLIFF ROSS (in Person)]
ALL STAR
HARLEM
CAST
--
FEATURES
DELUXE
--
WALKER &
HERRON
Noted Sister
Team
--
SKATING
MACK
European
Sensation
--
The Famous
BROWN
SKIN BLUE
BELLE
BEAUTY
CHORUS
--
SIX
DANCING
MAD-CAPS
DOUGLASS THEATRE
Week Com. [Commencing] Monday, May 20
Usual Midnite [Midnight] Ramble