Bert Lahr

Posts of a primarily image-based nature including galleries, ID requests, etc.
  • Author
  • Message
Offline
User avatar

JFK

  • Posts: 1838
  • Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:44 pm

Bert Lahr

PostTue Sep 29, 2015 7:10 pm

In John Lahr's biography of his father, he describes a film, approximately a minute long,
of a Vaudeville act Bert Lahr did with his first wife.
"In the film he leaps from the wings directly into Mercedes's path.
She has been doing her hootchy-kootchy dance.
When Lahr accosts her, she pushes him back and knocks his hat over his eyes."
Has this film ever been broadcast or wandered onto a DVD?

Lahr below, center, earlier in his career.

Image
Offline
User avatar

Rollo Treadway

  • Posts: 893
  • Joined: Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:32 pm
  • Location: Norway

Re: Bert Lahr

PostMon Oct 12, 2015 1:40 pm

Intriguing indeed. She has an IMDb page with one credit: the PBS special "American Masters: Vaudeville" (1997), as "Herself". Which must be archive footage of some sort, as the lady died in 1965.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3770964/reference

Apologies for the blurriness of this image, blown up from the online source:

Image

Return to Image Gallery

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest