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Program for the Star Theatre, Savannah, Georgia, advertising the vaudeville show, Happy go lucky, probably 1929 May 13-19


author: Star Theatre (Savannah, Ga.)
extent: [2] p.
date: May 14-19, 1929
summary: Circular for the Star Theatre, Savannah, Georgia, advertising the vaudeville show, Happy Go Lucky, with George Williams, Jr., Henry Williams, Willy Glover, Billy Mae Mobley, Earl & Josephine, and a five-piece jazz band, dated May 13-19, 1929. The front of the program advertises the Star Theatre and features full-length photographs of the comedy team Williams & Brown. The interior of the program shows Williams & Brown posing with their chorus line and jazz band. The back of the program lists the acts appearing in the show. The program describes Henry Williams as a "limber leg man." Billy Mae Mobley is listed as the pianist. The program notes that the five-piece jazz band is directed by D. Blackman, and features Ellis Jackson, known as the Banjo King, cornetist Charles Boyer, and "pianofool" Henry Palmer Williams.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 22
folder: 220
item: 6

subjects:
Savannah (Ga.)
Chatham County (Ga.)
Williams, George, Jr.
Williams, Henry
Williams, Henry Palmer
Williams & Brown
Glover, Willy
Mobley, Billy Mae
Earl & Josephine (Dance group)
Blackman, D., band director
Jackson, Ellis
Boyer, Charles, cornetist
Star Theatre (Savannah, Ga.)
African American musicians--Employment--Georgia--Savannah
African American dancers--Employment--Georgia--Savannah
African American singers--Employment--Georgia--Savannah
Vaudeville--Georgia--Savannah
Theaters--Georgia--Savannah
Entertainment events--Georgia--Savannah
Advertising--Georgia--Savannah
Advertising fliers--Georgia--Savannah
Happy go lucky (Musical show : 1928)
Circulars




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[printed text:[Note: Photographs of a woman and a man in formal attire, probably musical comedians Williams & Brown, flank the text]
Williams & Brown
Present
Happy-Go-Lucky
Supported by
George Williams Jr.
Henry Williams
and a
Red Hot Jazz Band
STAR Theatre
SAVANNAH, GA [GEORGIA]
Week, Com. [Commencing] MONDAY
MAY 13
USUAL MIDNITE RAMBLE]



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[Note: Photograph of four chorus girls with comedy team Williams & Brown]
Williams & Brown
Personally Appearing in Their Distinguished Musical Comedy Success
"HAPPY GO LUCKY"]

[Note: Ensemble photograph of six women and four men in formal attire]
"HOTTER THAN HOT"
A Sensational Success With Dancers, Singers, and Vaudeville Artists Galore.
CHORUS OF 10 BEAUTIESRED HOT JAZZ BAND]




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[Note: The text is framed by a single line]
STARS THAT SHINE
IN
"HAPPY GO LUCKY"
GEORGE WILLIAMS, JR.
----
HENRY WILLIAMS
"Limber Leg Man"
----
WILLY GLOVER
----
BILLY MAE MOBLEY
Pianist
----
EARL & JOSEPHINE
Sensational Dancers
----
The Hottest Five Piece
JAZZ BAND
on the Road, Directed by D. Blackman
Including Ellis Jackson, the Banjo King; Chas. [Charles] Boyer, Cornetist, Henry Palmer Williams, "Pianofool," and a Whizz Drummer
----
SEE THE BEAUTY CHORUS]]



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