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Lot #9112
Ida Cox and the Darktown Scandals Original 1937 Concert Poster

 
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Rare original vintage color 14 x 22 cardboard boxing-style poster (Globe) advertising "Jack Schenck Presents The All Star Revue, Darktown Scandals featuring Ida Cox," at the Grand Theatre in Decorah, Iowa, on Friday, November 12th [no year but likely 1937]. In fine condition, with some edgewear. Ida Cox, ‘The Uncrowned Queen of the Blues,’ was a singer and vaudeville performer, best known for her blues performances; she toured with the Darktown Scandals in the south and midwest during the mid-to-late 1930s. The consignor notes that this poster was one of three that remain from the Decorah show.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #679 - Ended December 14, 2023