• Created Date
  • 1938
  • Description
  • Radio singer Jean Ellington. From the back: "'Singer at Play' Jean Ellington, NBC contralto who is heard on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 1:15 p.m., EDST, over the NBC-Red Network, is all decked out for another cruise over the air waves. She broadcasts in her stocking feet, a circumstance which came about because she accidentally lost her shoes while hurrying to her first big broadcast, made a big hit, and decided that singing without ... more
    Radio singer Jean Ellington. From the back: "'Singer at Play' Jean Ellington, NBC contralto who is heard on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 1:15 p.m., EDST, over the NBC-Red Network, is all decked out for another cruise over the air waves. She broadcasts in her stocking feet, a circumstance which came about because she accidentally lost her shoes while hurrying to her first big broadcast, made a big hit, and decided that singing without her shoes would bring luck. jean came to stardom after winning one of Eddie Duchin's contests over 1,200 competitors.". less
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    photograph
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