Henrietta Loveless

Broadway Vocals Showboat

Born: Montgomery, AL

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

 

.....Great blues singer Mamie Smith always is a delight in all the movies she's done. Alberta Perkins was a true actress and it shows, she was in quite a few films and on stage. She was a powerful woman with a powerful presence and powerful voice with a wonderful sense of humor. Mamie Smith, Alberta Perkins, Henrietta Loveless, Laura Bowman, and Mercedes Gilbert were wonderful actresses who got to show their various talents in Black Cinema films a.k.a Race Films, Colored Cast or Black cast films but they had what it took for mainstream Hollywood and Broadway......

Source: Murder on Lenox Avenue (1941) - IMDb

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