The Music House Museum Presents "Ella Cinders starring Colleen Moore with accompaniment by Dale and Gail Zieger! Comedy great, Colleen Moore, takes the 'Cinderella Story' to Hollywood in the classic comedy gem. She plays poor Ella Cinders whose evil step-mother and step-sisters make her life a nightmare. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life.
She is offto Hollywood, where she is promised a job in the movies. When she arrives in Hollywood, she discovers that the contest was a scam and the job non-existent. As described by reviewers at the time, her "pluck and perseverance" would not be deterred.
Dale Zieger born in St. Louis Mo. He began piano lessons at 5 and organ lessons at 10 years old and played the Fox Theater organ first time that same year. He began playing professionally at the age of 16 playing for a weekly television show in St. Louis and was an assistant organist for the St. Louis Fox Theater for six years. Dale majored in music at Webster College and Washington University in St. Louis and then joined Conn Organ Corp as Concert Artist, Product Specialist and Organ Designer. He traveled internationally for Conn in Europe, South America, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico and Canada. Dale is now in his 55th year of Professional Organ Performance.
He and his wife Gail are currently co-owners of “Dale and Gail’s Music and Art Gallery” with his Wife Gail in the 1927 Hart Theater in Hart Michigan. This is the home of Gail’s Artwork and their 4 Manual Virtual Wurlitzer Theater Pipe Organ where there perform organ/piano programs along with Silent Movies with live Theater Organ Accomp.
Gail is a native of West Michigan and has been a professional musician for over 45 years. She is self-taught and is at home at the piano, organ, keyboard, as well as five other instruments. She has also used her talents as a church music director, teacher, and entertainer.