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1928 - PHOTOGRAPH - sent and received by Radio, fans grew wide-eyed over Madge's diamond ring, a certain young broker in New York, and other rumored romances

PHOTOGRAPH

E&MP 96.006

Phototelegraphy

ca. 1933

This photograph was sent and received by Radio JUNE 20, 1928 (public on Sept. 11, 1928) the originating file dates are inconsistant, however to preserve what exists we have provided all found dates

WHILE fans grew wide-eyed over Madge's diamond ring, a certain young broker in New York, and other rumored romances -- Miss Evans looked out on the world with limpid eyes. And continued to climb the wobbly ladder to more success.

She recently completed "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum," and is now hard at work on "Hell Below"

PHOTO ## 3743

also see image 96.029 within this archive collection


Original Caption by Science Service
© Radio Pictures Laboratory Washington D.C.

Additional Information:

Margherita "Madge" Evans: born 1 July 1909 New York, New York. Acted in films thru the 1950s. Died 26 April 1981 Oakland, New Jersey of cancer. Ms. Evans was merried to Sidney Kingsley, a notable playwright.

An early Al Jolson 'talking' (and singing) film Hallelujah, I'm a Bum dates to 1933. Music by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart with the following cast:

Al Jolson .... Bumper
Madge Evans .... June Marcher
Frank Morgan .... Mayor John Hastings
Harry Langdon .... Egghead
Chester Conklin .... Sunday
Edgar Connor .... Acorn
Tyler Brooke .... Mayor's Secretary
Louise Carver .... Ma Sunday
Dorothea Wolbert .... Apple Mary
Tammany Young .... Frank the Jockey

 



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