Winnie Lightner (1899-1971)
Last updated: 13.02.21
p_lightnerw.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Winnie Lightner was an American stage and motion picture actress born in Greenport, Suffolk County, New York.
She was in vaudeville before making it to Broadway, where she performed in George White's Scandals of 1922, 1923, and 1924, in the musical revue Gay Paree in 1925 and '26, and in Harry Delmar's Revels of 1927. Lightner is probably best known as the gold-digging Mabel in Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929) and was often typecast as a wise-cracking gold-digger and was known for her talents as a comedian and singer.
After starring in Warner Bros. movies she played as a supporting actor in two more features, for MGM and Columbia Pictures respectively, before retiring in 1934.
She died in Sherman Oaks, California,
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 4 songs sung by Winnie Lightner who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
sm15.gif It's a Wonderful World After All (1922) Newton Alexander(w&m) Winnie Lightner (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Oh! That Lovey Rag! (1914) Newton Alexander(w&m) Winnie Lightner (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me (1926) Clarence Gaskill Jimmy McHugh (co-author)
Winnie Lightner (sung by)
sm15.gif I Wonder Where My Lovin' Man Has Gone (1914) Richard A. Whiting C.L. Cooke (co-author)
Earle C. Jones (words)
Winnie Lightner (sung by)