James 'Darling' Hall

born: 14 January 1923
Asheville, North Carolina,
United States of America
died: 08 December 1969
Plainfield, New Jersey,
United States of America
(age 46)

Young black child actor who was a performer, along with real-life siblings Helen 'Precious' Hall, Winifred 'Sugar' Hall and Frederick 'Honey' Hall.
A fifth member of the group, Ruth 'Sweetie' Hall was not related to the others.
Together they performed as The Cabin Kids.
Real name: James Joseph Hall
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Beginner's Luck
Singer - The Cabin Kids

Teacher's Beau
Singer - The Cabin Kids

Acknowledgements & sources:
Hidden History Of Asheville by Zoe Rhine (book; chapter 24 'The Cabin Kids')
http://caferoxy.blogspot.com/2013/01/cabin-kids-their-rise-and-fall.html (Café Roxy blog)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHKH-R93 (James in NC Birth Index)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHKD-3HN (James in NC Birth Index)
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/222338823/ (Courier-News [Bridgewater, NJ], 10 Dec 1969) https://ourgang.fandom.com/wiki/The_Cabin_Kids
Matthew Lydick (help and information)
Jesse Brisson (research and information)

This page was last updated on: 24 February 2020