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LENA HORNE COLLECTION

 Lena Horne Collection

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Lena HorneLena Horne joined show business in 1933 as a member of the chorus line of the Cotton Club in New York City.  She remained a well know live nightclub performer and moves to the silver screen with a MGM contract debuting in the film Panama Hattie.  Lena Horne's next film was Stormy Weather and her sensual performance of the title song made her a beloved star. 

During WWII, she tours with the USO to entertain troops abroad and was a frequent guest on Command Performance, GI Journal, Mail Call, and Jubilee, which were radio shows created for soldiers abroad.  While touring for the USO, she refused to perform for segregated audiences.  Lena HorneActive in the American Civil Rights Movement, she was a close friend of Paul Robeson.

In 1950, she returned to her roots as a nightclub performer and returned to New York City.  She continued to make guest appearances on variety shows, performing duets with the biggest names in show business.  She also had numerous performances on Broadway.

This collection included known guest appearances of Lena Horne, including a surprising performance on Suspense

Also see Jubilee, Mail Call, and Guest Star.

All text on OTRCAT.com are ©2014 OTRCAT INC - All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.



MP3 DISK CONTENTS: [Help]
16 shows - total playtime 8 hours 5 minutes

Bergen Mccarthy 431212 Bert Lahr & Lena Horne
Bill Stern 450406 283 W Lena Horne
Cats N Jammers 410511 Lena Horne & Erskine Butterfield
Cpusa 440513 119 Connie Haines B Crosby F Sinatra
Cpusa 440617 125 Jack Benny Bing Crosby
Cpusa 441014 142 Ken Carpenter B Hope L Horne
Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P1
Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P2
Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P3
Guest Star 490313 103 Lena Horn
Jubilee 440501 077 Fletcher Henderson Lena Horne
Jubilee 440724 089 Jimmie Lunceford Lena Horne
Jubilee 470301 210 Lionel Hampton Lena Horne
Mail Call 450110 126 Ann Rutherford
Suspense 441109 117 You Were Wonderful
Whats News 440101 Host Cecil B Demille

 


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