Hall’s Renditions Of "Happy Talk" And "Bali H’ai" Quickly Turned The Songs Into National Hits. Juanita Hall Reprised Her Role As Bloody Mary in the 1958 Film Version of "South Pacific." On The Stage She Sang The Songs By Herself But In The Movie Version She Was Dubbed By Muriel Smith Who Played Bloody Mary In London.
Hall Received Classical Training At Julliard. In Addition To Stage Acting She Made Club Appearances, Was A Choir Director And Worked In Films Such As Miracle In Harlem (1948) And Flower Drum Song (1961).
Juanita Hall Died February 28, 1968.
"In Order For Black History To Live, We Must Continue To Breathe Life Into It." -- Hubert Gaddy, Jr.