Jabulani on stage
Jabulani (1951) by Gerald Ehrlich
An all-African variety show, it was produced by Gerald Ehrlich at the Temple Shalom in Orange Grove, Johannesburg on 29 and 31 January 1951. The leading artists were the stars of the film The Magic Garden, directed by Donald Swanson), and included Dolly Rathebe, Matome “Tommy” Ramokgopa and Willard Cele, with Dan Twala as the compere. The proceeds went to the M.C. Weiler School for African Children in Alexandra, which still exists.
Jabulani 1956 a sequal by Gerald Ehrlich
An operetta with a mixed cast.
Le Roux, André I. & Fourie, Lilla – Filmverlede: geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse speelfilm
Courier-Journal, Louisville, 12 August 1990
Courier-Journal, Louisville, 27 April 1995
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