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Stage Name

Birth Name

Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Torey Powell


    Powell started dancing as a child and started her career on Broadway in the 1920's, she loved to dance and was in Hollywood by 1935. She was called the 'Worlds Greatest Female Tap Dancer' by the Dance Masters of America.

    Powell did a dance called the 'Jig Hop' to that same song title in the Broadway play called 'Fine and Dandy' in 1930. In the Sensations of 1944, Powell did a Jivie Boogie Woogie number with David Lichine. She retired in 1943 from show business, but later did a short running career in nightclubs.
Eleanor Powell Autograph

Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

Springfield, MA 11/21/1912 - 2/11/1982 Glenn Ford (1944) Peter Ford
     

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Japanese Sandman David Lichine n/a
Tampico Fred Astaire      
Tap George Murphy      
      Ginger Rogers      
      Joan Crawford      

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

Ambassador Hotel Casino de Paris (1928) 1928 - The Optimist
Ben Bernie's Club Erlangers Theater (1930) 1929 - Follow Thru
Casino de Paris Chanin's 46th St. Theatre Crazy Quilt
Matinee Club Ziegfeld Theater (1932) 1930 - Fine and Dandy
Sahara - Las Vegas (1961) Casino Theater (1932) 1932 - Hot Cha
Silver Slipper       1932 - Whites Music Hall Varieties
            1935 - At Home Abroad

Films

Television

Publications

1930 - Queen High 1950 - Four Star Revue 1/1937 - Modern Screen Magazine
1934 - No Contest 1952 - This Is Your Life 3/24/1961 - Life Magazine
1935 - George White Scandals 1997 - Vaudeville An... $ Eleanor Powell - Bio/Biblio ( Schultz)
$1936 - Born To Dance      
$1936 - Broadway Melody of 1936            
1936 - Screen Snapshot Series 16 #12            
$1937 - Rosalie            
$1938 - Broadway Melody of 1938            
$1939 - Honolulu            
$1940 - Broadway Melody of 1940            
$1941 - Lady Be Good            
$1942 - Ship Ahoy            
1943 - I Dood It            
$1943 - Thousands Cheer            
1944 - Sensations ( Pinball Machine)            
1946 - The Great Morgan            
1947 - Famous Hoolywood Mothers            
$1950 - Duchess Of Idaho            
1950 - Hollywood Caravan            
1955 - Have Faith in Our Children            
$1974 - That's Entertainment            
$1976 - That's Entertainment II            
$1985 - That's Dancing            

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