Wini Shaw (Winifred Lei Momi)

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San Francisco, CA USA
Wini Shaw started her showbiz career as child in their parents' vaudeville act. In 1934 she made her first screen appearance in a Hollywood movie and got a Warner contract. Her staring roles were mostly in minor movies, but as a specialty singer she appeared in some of the studio's big production. She is best remembered as the girl who introduced the Harry Warren/Al Dubin song "Lullaby of Broadway" in Busby Berkeley's movie "Gold Diggers of 1935". Surprisingly she made only one record for Decca in 1935 (Decca 408, recorded February 28, 1935). Read more...