Shirley Ross

Jan 7, 1913


Blonde band vocalist Shirley Ross came to films after fronting a popular radio and nightclub singing quartet. Her first notable film assignment was in blackface as a Harlem songstress in 1934's Manhattan Melodrama, in which she introduced the Rodgers and Hart standard "Blue Moon" (which in that film had different lyrics and a different title). She was… More


Shirley Ross Videos

San Francisco
2 minutes 8 seconds
Manhattan Melodrama
3 minutes 48 seconds

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