Program for the Star Theatre, Savannah, Georgia, advertising the vaudeville show, Happy go lucky, probably 1929 May 13-19
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|Type:||Circulars (fliers) | Text|
|Creator:||Star Theatre (Savannah, Ga.)|
|Title:||Program for the Star Theatre, Savannah, Georgia, advertising the vaudeville show, Happy go lucky, probably 1929 May 13-19|
|Date:||1929 May 13-1929 May 29|
|Description:||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.|
Document ID: dbr076.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2005, as part of Georgia HomePLACE. This project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
|Subjects:||Williams, George, Jr. | Williams, Henry | Williams, Henry Palmer | Brown & Williams | Glover, Willy | Mobley, Billie Mae | Earl & Josephine | Blackman, D. | Jackson, Ellis | Boyer, Chas | 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) | Savannah (Ga.) | Chatham County (Ga.)|
|Contributors:||Middle Georgia Archives|
|Online Publisher:||[Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005|
|Original Material:|| p. | Manuscript held by the Middle Georgia Archives, Washington Memorial Library, Charles Henry Douglass, Jr. business records, 1906-1967, box 22, folder 220, document 2.|
|Rights and Usage:||Please consult the Middle Georgia Archives re: reproduction and usage.|
Cite as: [title of item], Theater Records Series, Charles Henry Douglass, Jr. Business Records, 1906-1967, Middle Georgia Archives, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
|Related Materials:||Blues, Black vaudeville, and the silver screen, 1912-1930s (Digital Library of Georgia) GAGAL|
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/dtrm/id:dbr076|
|Related Institutions:||Digital Library of Georgia|
Middle Georgia Archives
|Collection Information:||The Blues, Black Vaudeville, and the Silver Screen, 1912-1930s: Selections from the Records of Macon's Douglass Theatre|