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Publicity Still, circa 1947

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Ruth was 50-years-old when this photograph was made, and currently it’s the only photo on this site that was made after the heyday of her career, and after her marriage to Mryl Alderman.

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Promo Shot from Gift of Gab

Ruth Etting in Gift of Gab, A Universal Production, 1934.

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Gift of Gab Promo Shot

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Original, vintage 8” x 10” photograph of torch singer Ruth Etting and Edmund Lowe in the 1934 Universal Studios musical comedy Gift of Gab directed by Karl Freund.

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CBS Radio Promo Photo

CBS Radio promo photo of Ruth Etting from the 1930′s. Originally a CBS press release was attached to the back and sent out to newspapers.

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Publicity Shot, 1935

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Ruth Etting in 1935.

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Autographed Sketch, 1931

Sketch of Ruth Etting, by Murray Korman and autographed by Miss Etting, dated 1931. Thank you to Matthew Quigley for submitting this image!

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Publicity Shot

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Ruth Etting in a publicity shot

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Publicity Still

Ruth Etting in a publicity still.

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Drawing of Ruth Etting, circa 1929

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Drawing of Ruth Etting, circa 1929

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The Happy Singer of Sad Songs

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Publicity Still of Etting, Ruth. Once dubbed the happy singer of sad songs, Etting rose to prominence as a torch singer in the 1920s and 1930s. She appeared in four major productions on Broadway and three full-length films in Hollywood, … Continue reading

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