LOLA FALANA - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH UNSIGNED - HFSID 42703
LOLA FALANA The singer, actress and dancer is shown wearing a white dress and smiling into the camera in this 5x6¾ black and white photograph, signed in black felt tip Inscribed Photograph Unsigned: "To Toby Vic/Smile" above facsimile signature.
Sale Price $72.00
The singer, actress and dancer is shown wearing a white dress and smiling into the camera in this 5x6¾ black and white photograph, signed in black felt tip
Inscribed Photograph Unsigned: "To Toby Vic/Smile" above facsimile signature. B/w with brown hue, 5x6¾. Singer, dancer and actress Lola Falana, born Loleltha Elayne Falana in 1942, was nominated for the Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) in 1975 for Doctor Jazz. A protégé of Dinah Washington, she would later record on Reprise Records, the label owned by Frank Sinatra. Falana got her big break appearing opposite Sammy Davis, Jr. in Golden Boy in 1964. She would later appear in such feature films as A Man Called Adam (1966, her debut), The Klansman (1974) and Lady Cocoa (1975), but Falana was seen more frequently on the small screen, appearing as a series regular on The New Bill Cosby Show, Ben Vereen...Comin' at Ya, Cos and Capitol. She was also seen in in TV specials and was a guest star on a number of series. In 1979, Falana became the highest-paid entertainer in Las Vegas, earning her title, "First Lady of Las Vegas". During her Las Vegas shows, Falana wore a white silk evening gown and performed her signature song, "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets". Minor surface creases (not evident head on). Light impressions (barely visible) at upper right background. Otherwise, fine condition.
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