Irène Bordoni (January 16, 1895 - March 19, 1953) was a singer and a Broadway theatre and film actress. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1895 ( MDCCCXCV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Events 1279 - A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China. Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France from Italian family she had been a child actor, performing in Paris on stage and in silent films for a few years when she came to the United States in 1912. Ajaccio ( Adiacium Ajaccio; Aiacciu; Aiaccio) is a commune in France. Corsica (Corse Corsican and Italian: Corsica) is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The term child actor is generally applied to a Child Acting in motion pictures or Television, but also to an Adult Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city The United States of America —commonly referred to as the At age seventeen, she made her Broadway debut in a Shubert brothers production of Broadway to Paris at the Winter Garden Theatre. The Shubert family of New York City, New York was responsible for the establishment of the Broadway district in New York City, as the hub of The Winter Garden Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 1634 Broadway in midtown- Manhattan. She also starred in Naughty Cinderella (1925) by Avery Hopwood. Avery Hopwood ( May 28, 1882 - July 1, 1928) who was born in Cleveland and graduated from the University of Michigan, was
Noted for her seductive brown eyes and coquettish personality, Irène Bordoni is probably best remembered from musical theatre as the star of the 1928 Cole Porter musical Paris that featured the song "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)" which became Porter's first big success. Musical theatre is a form of Theatre combining Music, Songs spoken Dialogue and Dance. Cole Albert Porter (June 9 1891 &ndash October 15 1964 was an American Composer and songwriter from Peru, Indiana. Paris is a 1928 Cole Porter musical his first Broadway hit which introduced the song " Let's Do It Let's Fall in Love " " Let's Do It Let's Fall in Love " is a Popular song written in 1928 by Cole Porter. Bordoni would record and sing many times live and on radio another Cole Porter song, "Let's Misbehave" with Irving Aaronson and His Commanders dance band. Let's Misbehave is a famous song written by Cole Porter in 1927 Irving Aaronson ( February 7, 1895 &ndash May 10, 1963) was an American Jazz Pianist and Big band The song has been included on the soundtrack of five motion pictures including Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972), Pennies from Heaven (1981) and Bullets Over Broadway (1994). Pennies from Heaven is the 1981 Film adaptation of the 1978 BBC television drama of the same name. Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 Film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen
In 1929 her Broadway play Paris was adapted to a talkie, also called Paris, for which she reprised her starring role. Paris ( 1929) is an All-Talking musical comedy film with Technicolor sequences The film used the Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system and was shot in early Technicolor. Vitaphone was a Sound film process used on features and nearly 2000 Short subjects produced by Warner Bros The term Sound-on-disc refers to a class of Sound film processes utilizing a Phonograph or other disc to record or playback Sound in sync with a motion Technicolor is the trademark for a series of color film processes pioneered by Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation That year Bordoni also performed a song for the Warner Brothers film The Show of Shows produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc (or Warner Bros, Warner Bros Pictures) is one of the world's largest producers of Film and The Show of Shows was a 1929 lavish Revue film which cost $850000 and featured most of the contemporary Warner Bros Darryl Francis Zanuck ( September 5, 1902 &ndash December 22, 1979) was an Academy Award -winning producer, Writer In 1932 Max Fleischer featured her in his follow-the-bouncing-ball Screen Song cartoon 'Just A Gigolo'
Her status as a major star of the American stage was such that in his song "You're The Top", Cole Porter included the reference "You’re the eyes of Irene Bordoni". Max Fleischer ( July 19, 1883 – September 11, 1972) was an important Austrian American pioneer in the development of the " You're The Top " is a Cole Porter song from the 1934 musical Anything Goes. During the 1930s, she continued to perform on stage and starred in another Warner Brothers musical comedy film. In 1940, Bordoni was part of another major Broadway success with the Irving Berlin musical Louisiana Purchase and again reprised her role in the Paramount Pictures film Louisiana Purchase (1941) with Bob Hope. Irving Berlin (11 May 1888 &ndash 22 September 1989 was a Russian-born American Composer and Lyricist, and one of the most prolific American songwriters Louisiana Purchase is a Musical theater production from 1940. Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and Distribution company, based in Hollywood California. Louisiana Purchase is a 1941 film adaptation of the musical theater play Louisiana Purchase. Bob Hope, KBE KCSG ( May 29, 1903 &ndash July 27, 2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in She had another success in the role of "Bloody Mary" in the 1951 national tour of the musical South Pacific. South Pacific is a musical, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by both Hammerstein and Joshua
Irène Bordoni died in 1953 in New York City. Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The City of New York She was buried in the Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York