TITLE

SAMMY GOT ALL HIS EDUCATION AND TRAINING AS THEATER TOT

PUB. DATE
December 1950
SOURCE
Ebony;Dec1950, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the background of African American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. in theater arts. Davis practically grew up in the theater just like the famous singer-dancer George M. Cohan. According to the author, Davis made his debut while he was one-and-a-half years old, wherein he made his way onto a stage in Columbus, Ohio. The influence of his parents on his dancing abilities and how he won an amateur dancing competition at the Standard Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
48901460

 

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