Dedicating Frances Langford promenade in Lakeland.

Dedicating Frances Langford promenade in Lakeland.


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  • N027033

Year

  • 1946

Date Note

  • Photographed on March 29, 1946.

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    Biography Note

  • Frances Langford was a popular singer, radio performer, and actress. Born in Lakeland, Florida, the classically-trained singer was discovered by Rudy Vallee while performing on a Tampa radio station. She worked on the radio with Vallee, Dick Powell, and Bob Hope. Her first film was "Every Night at Eight" (1935) which featered her singing "I'm in the Mood for Love." Other films include "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "The Glenn Miller Story." She moved to Jensen Beach in 1955 with her second husband. Her war-related papers can be found at the Institute on World War II at Florida State University.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

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Dedicating Frances Langford promenade in Lakeland. 1946. Black & white photonegative, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/136823>, accessed 24 February 2018.

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Dedicating Frances Langford promenade in Lakeland. 1946. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 Feb. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/136823>.

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