Frances Charlotte Greenwood (June 25, 1890 – December 28, 1977) was an American actress and dancer. Born in Philadelphia, Greenwood started in vaudeville, and starred on Broadway, movies and radio. Standing around six feet tall, she was best known for her long legs and high kicks. She earned the unique praise of being, in her words, the "...only woman in the world who could kick a giraffe in the eye."
Birth and Death Data: Born June 25th, 1890 (Philadelphia), Died December 28th, 1977 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, contralto
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-55074||10-in.||7/3/1929||Campus capers||Charles Dornberger Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-019842||10-in.||2/18/1938||When I walk with you (In the cool of the evening)||Jerry Blaine ; Phyllis Kenny ; Stream Line Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-Test-123||10-in.||7/30/1928||Too tall||Charlotte Greenwood||Female vocal solo||vocalist, contralto|
|Columbia||W148674||10-in.||6/8/1929||Campus capers||Campus Boys ; Ted Wallace||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble||lyricist|
|Columbia||148677||10-in.||6/10/1929||Campus capers||Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||LAE531||10-in.||6/14/1929||Campus capers||Jesse Stafford Palace Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Greenwood, Charlotte," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109066.
Greenwood, Charlotte. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109066.
"Greenwood, Charlotte." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.
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