Actor, Cliff Edwards, was born on Jun 14, 1895 in Hannibal, MO. Edwards died at the age of 76 on Jul 17, 1971 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
On October 12, 2000, Edwards received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.
Classic Movie Travels:By Annette Bochenek on Apr 3, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Classic Movie Travels: Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards was one of the most distinct voices in early film. As a musician, Edwards showcased his easygoing vocal style along with his talent for playing the ukulele to the delight of many audiences. His performan... Read full article
Mini Tribute: Disney LegendBy Annmarie Gatti on Jun 14, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born June 14, 1895 ! was a popular Vaudeville, Broadway and singing star, better known as “Ukelele Ike” in his heyday during the 1920s and 1930s. ?In 1929, while playing at the Orpheum Theater in LA, Edwards caught the eye of MGM producer/director Irving Thalbe... Read full article
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Jim Crow: [as Dumbo rides off on the train] Boy, I wish I'd have got his autograph.
Crow: Here, man, I've got his autograph.
Jim Crow: Well, so long, glamour boy!
Crow #1: Why, he flies just like an eagle.
Crow #2: Better than an airplane.
Jim Crow: Brother, now I've seen everything!
Timothy Q. Mouse: [after the reprise of "When I See an Elephant Fly", when Dumbo, Timothy, and all the crows land on a telephone wire] Dumbo, I knew you could do it! Wait'll we get to the big town!
Jim Crow: Boy, them city folks is sure in for a surprise!
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