Club Alabam Presents Mildred Harris Chaplin

In October of 1933, Mildred Harris Chaplin, the former Mrs. Charles Chaplin, followed Evelyn Nesbit on stage at the Club Alabam. The petite entertainer was Chaplin’s first wife and a familiar face to Chicago’s vaudeville audiences.

That autumn, Mildred toured with her own “Hollywood Revue”—a troupe of twenty—and her California Syncopators. Delivering a few songs and impersonations of famous motion picture stars, Mildred Harris Chaplin’s multiweek engagement at Club Alabam ended in November and she was followed by a big-eyed, blonde entertainer, Irene Duvall.

To learn more about Irene Duvall, click here: Irene Duvall At Club Alabam


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