Sylvia Froos

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New York City, New York, USA
Throughout the 1920s, vaudeville child star Sylvia Froos was billed as "Baby Sylvia." In 1927 she appeared in two talking films six months before The Jazz Singer (1927) - often referred to as the "first talking picture." Froos began her professional career in Baltimore in 1920 at the age of seven, and soon became a successful Vaudeville singer. Before her, there were no other family members in show business. Her devoted mother traveled the vaudeville circuit with Baby Sylvia. Read more...