Tuesday, December 6, 2011

And Company of 14 Orientals -- December 6, 2011

Ching Ling Foo (Chee Ling Qua) was a Chinese-born magician who toured the United States in vaudeville and the Ziegfeld Follies. His fellow performers in this edition of the Follies included Australian Leon Errol, who later starred in short films and B features for RKO, Elizabeth (not Fanny) Brice, and, listed last, great African-American comedian Bert Williams. From the 11-May-1913 Washington Herald.  Be sure to click on the image to see a larger version.

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