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Guestbook page signed by singer Sophie Tucker, JAMA editor Morris Fishbein and children's author Marguerite Henry.
Autograph notes signed "5/5/45/Chicago Ill/The authoress/Sophie Tucker/must put her/name in here./O. Yes", "It's grand for me to be/under Sophie Tucker even/if I'd rather be elsewhere/Morris Fishbein M. D./5-12-45" and "With a whinny of appreciation to/Rose Oller from the Little Fellow/and Marguerite Henry/May 19, 1945" in blue and black inks. One unidentified signature on verso. 1 page, 7½x11½. After immigrating from Russia as an infant, TUCKER (1884-1966, born Sonia Kalish in Russia), began singing in her father's kosher restaurant in Hartford, Connecticut. Moving to New York, she established herself as a popular star of vaudeville and Broadway, appearing with the Ziegfeld Follies in 1909. In 1911, she recorded Some of These Days, which became her signature song and the title of her 1945 autobiography. Other songs made famous by Tucker included Red-Hot Mama (in 1928, the Palace Theater in New York billed her as "The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas", a slogan that became synonymous with the bawdy singer-entertainer). Another song, My Yiddische Mama, became all the more popular among European Jewry after it was banned by Hitler. Tucker, who made her film debut in Honky Talk (1929), made numerous film appearances in the 1950s and 1960s, and her TV appearances include several visits to the Ed Sullivan Show. Although Tucker tried all modes of entertainment, she preferred live cabaret audiences. FISHBEIN (1889-1976) was an American medical doctor and editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) from 1924 to 1950. On June 21, 1937, Fishbein had been featured on the cover of Time magazine, and he protested in an inside article about FDR's plan to federalize the medical profession. Fishbein, as editor of American Medical Association publications, said that medicine "is practiced as an art and as a science, without any reference to hours of work or any fixed formula for its administration..." In 1970, he endowed the Morris Fishbein Center for the study of history of science and medicine at the University of Chicago. HENRY (1902-1997, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is best known for her stories about horses. Her works include Misty of Chincoteague and the Newbery Medal-winning King of the Wind, both of which were made into feature films. She first published The Little Fellow in 1945. Lightly toned at edges. Henry's note, but not signature, is lightly smeared in places but legible. Irregular left edge. Otherwise in fine condition.

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Born: January 13, 1884 in Vinnytsia Region, Ukraine
Died: February 9, 1966 in New York City, New York

Film Credits
2013 The Outrageous Sophie Tucker (Other), 2013 The Great Gatsby (Sound), 2010 Boardwalk Empire (Sound), 2010 A Star Is Born: Special Features (Other), 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The (Sound), 2007 Making Trouble (Other), 2006 On Show: Two Ton Tessie (Other), 2003-2005 Great Performances (Other), 2001 The Nightclub Years (Other), 1999 The Rat Pack (Other), 1997 Judy Garland's Hollywood (Other), 1996 The Real Las Vegas (Other), 1994 Paul Merton's Palladium Story (Other), 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Other), 1975 Good Neighbors (Sound), 1974 Ain't Misbehavin' (Other), 1964 Blackpool Night Out (in person), 1963 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (in person), 1962 The 16th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1958-1963 The Ed Sullivan Show (Other), 1958 The Jerry Lewis Show (in person), 1957-1963 What's My Line (in person), 1957 Washington Square (in person), 1957 The Joker Is Wild (in person), 1957 The Heart of Show Business (in person), 1955 The Milton Berle Show (in person), 1955 Person to Person (in person), 1954 This Is Your Life (in person), 1954 A Star Is Born World Premiere (in person), 1953 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Great Entertainers (in person), 1952-1953 All Star Revue (Performer), 1951-1965 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1951 All Star Revue (in person), 1950 Screen Snapshots: The Great Showman (in person), 1944 Sensations of 1945 (in person), 1944 Follow the Boys (in person), 1942 For Me and My Gal (Sound), 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (Performer), 1937 Broadway Melody of 1938 (Performer), 1936 Starlight (in person), 1935 Paramount Headliner: Broadway Highlights No. 1 (in person), 1934 Gay Love (in person), 1929 Honky Tonk (Performer), 1920 Some Mind Reader (in person), 1920 A Social Sleuth (Performer), 1920 A Social Sleuth (in person)

Theatre Credits
Sophie - Other (April 15, 1963 - April 20, 1963), High Kickers - Performer (October 31, 1941 - March 28, 1942), Leave It to Me! - Performer (November 9, 1938 - July 15, 1939), Earl Carroll's Vanities [1924] - Performer (September 10, 1924 - January 3, 1925), Hello, Alexander - Performer (October 7, 1919 - November 22, 1919), Lulu's Husbands - Performer (April 14, 1910 - May 1910)

Born: April 13, 1902 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: November 26, 1997 in San Diego, California

Film Credits
1990 King of the Wind (Writer), 1977 Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (Writer), 1972 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (Writer), 1972 Justin Morgan Had a Horse (Writer), 1967 Brighty of the Grand Canyon (Writer), 1961 Misty (Writer)

Born: July 22, 1889 in St. Louis, Missouri
Died: September 27, 1976

Film Credits
2008 Healing Cancer (Other)

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