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"The Outrageous Sophie Tucker" - A documentary focusing on the tumultuous early days of this iconic vaudeville superstar who ruled the 1920's Flapper Era in the United States. Before Mae West, Marilyn Monroe, Bette Midler, Madonna and Lady Gaga, Sophie Tucker was the first woman to infatuate her audiences with a bold, bawdy and brassy style unlike any other previous performer. Authors Susan and Lloyd Ecker take you on their seven year journey retracing Tucker's 60 year show business career.

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker - Menemsha Films

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"The Outrageous Sophie Tucker" - A documentary focusing on the tumultuous early days of this iconic vaudeville superstar who ruled the 1920's Flapper Era in the United States. Before Mae West, Marilyn Monroe, Bette Midler, Madonna and Lady Gaga, Sophie Tucker was the first woman to infatuate her audiences with a bold, bawdy and brassy style unlike any other previous performer. Authors Susan and Lloyd Ecker take you on their seven year journey retracing Tucker's 60 year show business career.

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker - Menemsha Films

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"I've been rich and I've been poor. Rich is better." Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker - The Man I Love (1928)

Sophie Tucker featured on sheet music in 1915. The Last of the Red Hot Mamas.

Entertainer Sophie Tucker Was Born

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  • Karen Haskett

    Wow! How wonderful to be a decendant of such a talent!!!

  • Kathy Luty

    I did a 50 page scrapbook and presented it at the historical society when they had an exhibit on her. She was quite the lady.

  • Karen Haskett

    interesting! i love learning about vintage entertainers through pinterest boards and youtube. :)

  • Kathy Luty

    When I started Pinterest I never realized how educational it would be! It is not just a bunch of pictures!

Balinese Room, Before it was destroyed by hurricane Ike - In its heyday, The Balinese played host to high rollers from all over the country, including local legends Glenn McCarthy, Diamond Jim West, and Howard Hughes. The showroom featured headliners such as Frank Sinatra, Sophie Tucker, Burns and Allen, Bob Hope, and Jack Benny. Long before Las Vegas attracted the big names to the desert, Maceo’s Balinese Room brought ‘em to Galveston.

Jazz Babies’ Ball, 1920. Historic American Sheet Music. Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University. As introduced by Sophie Tucker in the Broadway show Shubert Gaieties of 1919. Tucker had replaced the ‘shimmy dance’ specialist, Gilda Gray in the show. Words by Charles Bayha. Music by Maceo Pinkard. Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., New York.

" Lemarie's Affairs " Sophie Tucker, The Red Hot Momma. Karodens Vintage Post Cards.

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In the 1940s and ’50s, the Chi Chi was “a hip little place to come for wealthy people.” Palm Canyon Drive supper club...a Chi Chi promotional piece floats faces of stars appearing at the Chi Chi, including Jerry Lewis, Sophie Tucker, Louis Armstrong, Edgar Bergen, Nat King Cole, Dorothy Dandridge — “and for your dancing pleasure, Bill Alexander and his orchestra."

Actress Kathy Brier as Sophie Tucker on Boardwalk Empire.

Bette Midler and her daughter, Sophie---Midler's Decades Long Marriage To An Artist Produced This Lovely Daughter, Who Was, Very Midleresque, Named For Bette's Heroine, Sophie Tucker...What A Lovely Mom & Daughter and They Look So Much Alike...Bet This Is A Very Special Bond!!

Russian/Ukrainian-born American singer, comedian, actress and radio personality, Sophie Tucker. Some of her recordings appear in the HBO series, Boardwalk Empire.

Sophie Tucker - I ain't takin' orders from no one

Sophie Tucker - Last Of The Red Hot Mamas.....

Sophie Tucker (January 13, 1886 – February 9, 1966) was a Russian/Ukrainian-born American singer, comedian, actress and radio personality. Known for her stentorian delivery of comical and risqué songs, she was one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first half of the 20th century. She was widely known by the nickname "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas."

“Big Jim” Colosimo was the chief mobster in Chicago until 1920--Colosimo’s was apparently both a place where the elite like Enrico Caruso and Sophie Tucker went and also a place where notorious underworld activities went on. Colosimo himself and shot and killed there, and Al “Scarface” Capone, Colosimo’s successor, received his nickname because of wounds from a battle there.)

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Sophie Tucker - I Know That My Baby Is Cheatin' On Me, 1928, via YouTube.

Bette Midler - Pretty Legs & Sophie Tucker (Live 1991)

Bette Midler onThe Arsenio Show doing Sophie Tucker

Honky Tonk, Sophie Tucker, 1929