The Night Belongs to Pearl BaileyKatie J.M. Baker3/29/13 6:50pm504EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink Happy Birthday, Pearl Bailey! Honor the fantastic actress and Big Band Era singer (who died in 1990) by falling into a YouTube hole of her videos and songs. The clip above is from 1947's Variety Girl, her film debut. Here's a good bio if you want to learn more!