|Episode 1: Pee Wee
Pee Wee Marquette was the caustic M.C. at historic jazz club, Birdland, during the 1940s and ’50s. The short-tempered midget spent the last 25 years of his life as doorman-greeter for Hawaii Kai, a schlock tourist restaurant next door to the Winter Garden Theatre.
Come bend your ears to another voice of Lost New York.
David Letterman interviews Pee Wee Marquette, then Pee Wee performs Pennies from Heaven
Originally aired February 6, 1985 David Letterman interviews Pee Wee Marquette. Pee Wee was a doorman at the Birdland Jazz Club in New York City in the 50's.