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Gift of Gab this Saturday at the Billy Wilder Theatre

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One of Ruth Etting’s three biggest films is being shown this week in Los Angeles, so if you’re in the area, it’s a chance to finally see a formerly “lost” film! The UCLA Film and Television Archive’s salute to vaudevillians … Continue reading

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Don’t Let This Waltz Mean Good-Bye

Written by Meskill & Von Tilzer (1934) From the movie, Gift of Gab Sheet music features a photo Ruth Etting.

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Talking to Myself

Written by Magidson & Conard, 1934 From Gift of Gab, starring Edmund Lowe and Gloria Stuart, with Ruth Etting, Boris Karloff, and Béla Lugosi. Recorded by Ruth Etting in September of 1934 in Los Angeles for Columbia Records. Originally issued on … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Who Cares?

Amazon.com Widgets From Gift of Gab, starring Edmund Lowe and Gloria Stuart, with Ruth Etting, Boris Karloff, and Béla Lugosi. Recorded by Ruth Etting in September of 1934 in Los Angeles for Columbia Records. Originally issued on Columbia 2954 D (Matrix … Continue reading

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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

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Directed by Karl Freund, with a screenplay written by Rian James, from a story by Jerry Wald and Philip G. Epstein, Gift of Gab starred Edmund Lowe and Gloria Stuart, with Ruth Etting, Boris Karloff, and Béla Lugosi, in supporting roles. … Continue reading

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