Signed photograph of the Jamaican singer and actress, who experienced short-lived fame in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's, was dubbed the "Jamaican 'enchantress of song," appeared with Maurice Chevalier on stage and was featured several times on the Ed Sullivan Show, including on the episode where Elvis made his first appearance there. She is shown in a promotional photograph by Maurice Seymour and has signed and inscribed at the lower left to Paul McMahon. Logo of the Music Corporation of America struck through at the lower right. Overall very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.8 x 25.5 cm).
From the collection of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.