theerealgaryhill | January 29, 2009
A great soundie with a unique arrangement
of the evergreen, Honeysuckle rose.
The last time I posted this gem it was reversed,
now it's the right way round ! Enjoy 'Harlem's
harmful armful' Mr Fats Waller as he seranades
the delightful miss Vivian Brown, an unsung legend
in her own right.As well as providing the glamour
for a rake of soundies,she performed as a dancer
with her twin sister 'Hibby' ,appearing at the original
cotton club as part of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinsons's
revue. Later in the early 1950's she married a surgeon
by the name of Henderson, they had a son called Eddie
Henderson,another Jazz legend,quite some story to
this lady's life, and next to nothing on the www...
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