Posts tagged "Pearl Bailey"
Pearl Bailey in her dressing room
Paul S. Henderson (d. 1966)
4x5 inch black and white negative
Henderson Collection, Maryland Historical Society
Pearl Bailey (1918-1990) was an actress and singer who made her Broadway debut in 1946. Bailey’s title role in the all-African American production of Hello Dolly! in 1968 won her a Tony Award.
Pearl Bailey in her dressing room, 1946. Photo by Paul S. Henderson via the Maryland Historical Society.
Pearl Bailey as Madame Fleur in the 1954 Broadway musical, House of Flowers, with her “flowers”, Josephine Premice (Tulip), Enid Mosier (Pansy) and Enid Moore (Gladiola). Image via Corbis.