Rags Ragland

Aug 23, 1905
Louisville, Kentucky, USA


Before plunging into show business, comedian Rags Ragland was a truck driver, a boxer (which explains his cauliflower ears), and a movie projectionist. He entered burlesque in his twenties, working his way up to "top banana" at Minsky's. Among his fellow burlesque performers, Ragland was famous (or notorious) for his wild ad-libs, his unpredictable… More


Rags Ragland Videos

Anchors Aweigh
1 minutes 54 seconds
Whistling In The Dark
2 minutes 21 seconds
Meet The People
30 seconds

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