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Laddie Cliff

Laddie Cliff (1891–1937) was a British writer, choreographer, dancer, actor, producer and director of comedy and musical theatre and film. He was noted for his versatility. His many London West End theatre appearances and films included a long association with fellow thespian Stanley Lupino. He was married to the actress Phyllis Monkman. He died in 1937 after a period of ill health.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 3rd, 1891 (Oxford), Died December 8th, 1937

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 80515 10-in. 8/10/1922 Coal black mammy Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80761 10-in. 1/4/1923 Coal black mammy Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-70766 10-in. Aug. 1922 Coal black mammy Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cliff, Laddie," accessed August 4, 2021,

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"Cliff, Laddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

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