Found on EBay – Rube Wolf

Secrets of a Secretary Rube Wolf, May 20, 1932

This poster for “Secrets of a Secretary” – with an appearance by Edna Fisher and Rube Wolf, above right, has been listed on EBay. Rube Wolf isn’t terribly well-known today, except around the Daily Mirror HQ. He was a prominent composer and bandleader in Los Angeles. (Video: “Pretty Red Hibiscus”). For this event, he was appearing at Loew’s Warfield in San Francisco. Bidding on the poster starts at $199.

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1 Response to Found on EBay – Rube Wolf

  1. In my mind, I imagined Rube Wolf to be tall and Jewish. Which he still may have been. But I did not expect him to appear African-American, which he may not be. Sometimes there is little difference. Especially when it came to jazz musicians in the thirties. Pleasant surprise.


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