Vaudeville took the form of a series of separate, unrelated acts each ... one-act
plays or scenes from plays, athletes, lecturing celebrities, minstrels, or even short
films. .... His original act f...
Arthur Godfrey was famous for playing the ukulele. He taught lessons on
television, as well as ... Who is the former comedian from the 1950s and 1960s
that played an ukulele in his act? Who is the former comedian from the 1950s
and 1960s ...
Mar 15, 2011 ... Like the comedian Norman Wisdom in the 1950s, he played on the ... around,
corny jokes and repetitive strumming of his ukulele ... Having enjoyed little
success in horse racing, George decided to try his luck by performing his father's
old act on .... Scott Disick shows off his MANLY BULGE as ex Kourtney ...
May 12, 2016 ... It's time to get your ukulele on at the biggest ukulele festival in ... “Although
Smeck played a variety of instruments, he was mostly known for his ukulele skills.
... of novelty techniques in his act, including playing the uke with his teeth, ... of
uke popularity in the 1950s and helped sell millions of his signa...
Nov 11, 2016 ... Comedian and actor Jerry Lewis went from the Copacabana ... He met singer
Dean Martin in 1945, and they developed a comedy act and performed in
nightclubs like the ... His mother, Rae Lewis, played piano for the New York City
radio ... However, by the mid-1950s their partnership and friendship began ...
Apr 23, 2011 ... With the advent of sound Hale played leads in a few films, but soon .... one of the
top cinema character actors in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. ... He later formed a
vaudeville act with his sister Vilma Ebsen, which also appeared on Broadway. ....
Can't imagine Hollywood Golden Age comedy without him!
Dec 20, 2011 ... Best known for his work in slapstick comedy and detective whodunits, character
... rope-twirling act in which she was known as "Texas Binnie Barnes. .... During
that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. ....
into character roles in dozens of films from the 1920s to the 1960s.
Kingston Ukulele Society - Songs - 1960's. ... (play along video); Comedy Tonight
Written by Stephen Sondheim, 1962, for the musical A Funny Thing Happened ...
Aug 8, 2008 ... Tiny Tim had a 1968 hit with his ukulele version of “Tiptoe Through the Tulips
With Me,” which played as something of a parody of 1950s earnestness, and ...
When Mr. Beloff, a former associate publisher of Billboard magazine, became ... It
delivers a similar message to the 1960s peace anthem “Give Peace ...
Cliff Edwards (June 14, 1895 – July 17, 1971), also known as "Ukelele Ike", was
an ... Vaudeville headliner Joe Frisco hired Edwards as part of his act, which was
... himself a former vaudevillian, enjoyed singing and would harmonize with ...
sardonic western comedy The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937), and he played the