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Frances Langford

An American singer and entertainer who was popular during the Golden Age of Radio and also made film appearances over two decades.

Langford originally trained as an opera singer.

While a young girl she required surgery on her throat, and as a result, she was forced to change her vocal style to a more contemporary big band, popular music style.

While singing for radio during the early 1930s, she was heard by Rudy Vallee, who invited her to become a regular on his radio show.

From 1935 until 1938 she was a regular performer on Dick Powell's radio show.

From 1941, Langford was a regular singer on Bob Hope's radio show. During World War II.

Frances Langford married three times.

She appeared in films such as a cameo role in the "Glenn Miller Story".

She died at her Jensen Beach home at age 92 from congestive heart failure.

Films include.

The Subway Symphony (1932)
Rambling 'Round Radio Row #5 (1933)
Every Night at Eight (1935)
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
Collegiate (1936)
Palm Springs (1936)
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (1936)
Born to Dance (1936)
Hit Parade of 1937 (1937)
Hollywood Hotel (1937)
Dreaming Out Loud (1940)
Too Many Girls (1940)
Hit Parade of 1941 (1940)
Swing It Soldier (1941)
All American Co-Ed (1941)
Picture People No. 4: Stars Day Off (1941)
Mississippi Gambler (1942)
ture People No. 10: Hollywood at Home (1942)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 4 (1942)
Combat America (1943)
Follow the Band (1943)
Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)
This Is the Army (1943)
Never a Dull Moment (1943)
Career Girl (1944)
Memo for Joe (1944)
Dixie Jamboree (1944)
Girl Rush (1944)
Radio Stars on Parade (1945)
People Are Funny (1946)
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Victory Show (1946)
The Bamboo Blonde (1946)
Beat the Band (1947)
Melody Time (1948)
Deputy Marshal (1949)
Purple Heart Diary (1951)
The Glenn Miller Story (1953)
Fun at St. Fanny's (1956)

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