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Ruthe (Ruth) Brady ... Vintage Showgirl, Ziegfeld dancer, Actress photo 1

Ruthe Brady ... "Ziegfeld Girl," "Harvey Girl."

IMDB Says¹: "Ruthe (Ruth) Brady was discovered when she accompanied a candidate to Atlantic City for a bathing beauty pageant. She signed for a singing and dancing part in the floor show of the Copacabana Club in New York City. She later appeared on Broadway in such shows as "The Boys from Syracuse" and "By Jupiter". An MGM motion picture contract soon followed."

Was on stage in 'The Boys from Syracuse' (1938) and 'By Jupitar' (1942). On October 10, 1943, Claire James, Roseanne Murray, Marion Rosamond, Adele Jergens and Ruth Brady were in the cast as Ziegfeld girls in a Lux Radio Theatre broadcast of 'Heaven Can Wait.' Played one of the Harvey Girls (as Ethel) in 1946. Her name also appears occasionally as 'Ruth'.


Photo 1: Ruth in a gorgeous close-up publicity shot.



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