Gracie Barrie

as Herself in the movie Stone Cold Dead in the Market

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Was born at 8 December 1915 in USA . Died at July 1978, New York City, New York, USA

A stylish singer for big bands and some 30s Broadway musicals, Barriehad a small role in the lavish 1933 Broadway revue Strike Me Pink,starring Jimmy Durante. Barrie sang Lew Brown and Ray Henderson's 'It'sGreat To Be Alive'. She played a much bigger part in George White'sScandals Of 1936, in which she co-starred with Rudy Vallee and BertLahr, and sang two songs with completely different points of view;'Life Begins At Sweet Sixteen' and 'I've Got To Be Hot'. In the sameyear she appeared in Vincente Minnelli's 'dazzling' revue, The Show IsOn, alongside Beatrice Lillie and, again, Lahr.

Besides 'Now' and'Rhythm', Barrie also sang George and Ira Gershwin's humorous homage tothe waltz form, 'By Strauss'. During the late 30s, Barrie sang for aspell with drummer Abe Lyman's band before joining her husband, DickStabile's orchestra, as vocalist in 1940. She took over as leader whenStabile left for military service. Soon after he returned in 1945, theyseparated. Barrie continued for some time as a solo performer, but thenfaded from the scene.

Her records with the band included 'At Last','He's My Guy' and 'You're Easy To Dance With'. .

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There is the list of movies, where Gracie Barrie was taked part:
1 Stone Cold Dead in the Market movie Stone Cold Dead in the Market 1946 as Herself
2 Footlight Parade movie Footlight Parade 1933 as Third auditioning singer
3 Cavalcade of Stars movie Cavalcade of Stars 1949 as Herself - Guest Vocalists
4 Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle movie Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle 1948 as Herself - Singer
5 The Morey Amsterdam Show movie The Morey Amsterdam Show 1948 as Herself
6 Toast of the Town movie Toast of the Town 1948 as Herself
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