Rising to fame in the twenties and early thirties, Ruth Etting was renowned for her great beauty, her gorgeous voice and her tragic life. She starred on Broadway, made movies in Hollywood, married a mobster, had numerous hit-records, fell in love and was known as America's Sweetheart of Song.
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Clara Bow and Ruth Etting, on the same marquee? It appears that Hollywood’s “It Girl” and “America’s Sweetheart of Song” made for an interesting evening at the landmark Chicago Theatre, back in March of 1928. Ruth, fresh off a run … Continue reading
This is a fun image to share! I paid more for this print than I’ve ever paid before or after – over $400 – but it was worth it! It’s not dated, but if you look at the photographer’s imprint … Continue reading