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Download this stock image: Pearl Bailey, 1954. Courtesy: CSU Archives/Everett Collection - CWANJM from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, Stock Photo, illustrations and vectors.

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detroitlib:  Happy Birthday Pearl Bailey! (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990)American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale. Her rendition of “Takes Two to Tango” hit the top ten in 1952…

detroitlib: Happy Birthday Pearl Bailey! (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990)American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale. Her rendition of “Takes Two to Tango” hit the top ten in 1952…

Pearl Bailey (Madame Fleur) & Juanita Hill (Madame Tango) as rival bordello owners, with Dino deLucia in the 1954 Harold Arlen-Truman Capote Broadway musical, House of Flowers.

Pearl Bailey (Madame Fleur) & Juanita Hill (Madame Tango) as rival bordello owners, with Dino deLucia in the 1954 Harold Arlen-Truman Capote Broadway musical, House of Flowers.

Diahann Carroll in her 1st stage role “House of Flowers” starring Pearl Bailey,1954

Diahann Carroll in her 1st stage role “House of Flowers” starring Pearl Bailey,1954

lastgoddessblog:  Marlene Dietrich and Maria Riva at the opening night (December 30, 1954?, Alvin Theater) of the Broadway musical, House of Flowers, with its star Pearl Bailey. Published Jan. 20, 1955 in Jet magazine.

lastgoddessblog: Marlene Dietrich and Maria Riva at the opening night (December 30, 1954?, Alvin Theater) of the Broadway musical, House of Flowers, with its star Pearl Bailey. Published Jan. 20, 1955 in Jet magazine.

Pearl BAILEY (1918-1990) * AFI Top Actress nominee. Notable films~ Carmen Jones (1954); Porgy and Bess (1959); All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960); The Landlord (1970); Norman... Is That You? (1976); voice of Big Mama in The Fox and the Hound (1981)

Pearl BAILEY (1918-1990) * AFI Top Actress nominee. Notable films~ Carmen Jones (1954); Porgy and Bess (1959); All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960); The Landlord (1970); Norman... Is That You? (1976); voice of Big Mama in The Fox and the Hound (1981)

What Happened To The Hair (On The Head Of The Man I Love?) (1954) - Pear...

What Happened To The Hair (On The Head Of The Man I Love?) (1954) - Pear...