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Archie Savage on Right of picture

Stage Name

Birth Name

Archie Savage

n/a
     Archie started his dance career with the Kathrine Dunham Troupe. Archie was also an avid swing dancer and movie actor who danced in many of his films. However many of his roles were stereotypical of his African American heritage. Archie did other dances as well as the Lindy Hop / Jitterbug.

     In the One Reel film "Jammin The Blues," Archie does the Lindy Hop with partner Marie Byant which later was to become one of the most televised scenes in many documentaries such as National Geographics ' Jitterbug'.

Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

Norfolk, VA. 4/19/1914-2/4/2003 n/a n/a
       

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Jazz Kathryn Dunham      
Jitterbug / Lindy Marie Bryant      
Tap   The Archie Savage Dancers      

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

n/a Broadway Theater (1946 & 53) 1936 - Macbeth
      Lafayette Theater (1936) 1938 - Haiti
      Majestic Theater (1946) 1946 - Beggar's Holiday
            1949 - South Pacific, the Tale of
            1966 - The Claw Monsters (Ituri)

Films

Television

Other

1941 - Carnival of Rhythm (Jitterbug) $1966 - The Claw Monsters      
1942 - Tales of Manhattan (Jitterbug)            
1943 - Cabin In The Sky (Jitterbug with Bryant)            
1944 - Broadway Rhythm            
1944 - Jammin' The Blues (Jitterbug with Bryant)            
1953 - Glenn Miller Story (Archie Savage Dancers)            
$1953 - His Majesty O'Keefe            
1954 - Carmen Jones (solo Dancer)            
$1954 - Vera Cruz ( DVD)            
1955 - Panther Girl of the Kongo            
1957 - The Garment Jungle            
$1957 - This Could Be The Night            
1958 - Figlio del corsaro rosso, Il (chor)            
$1958 - South Pacific ( DVD) (cerimonial dance Chief)            
1959 - European Nights (dance troupe)            
1960 - La Dolce Vita (Negro Dancer)            
1960 - Space Men (Al)            
1962 - Ape Man of the Jungle            
1962 - Sodom and Gomorrah (chor)            
1964 - Ercole contro i figli del sole (chor)            
1964 - Magnifico cornuto, Il (chor)            
1965 - Diavoli dello spazio, I            
1965 - Wild, Wild Planet (chor)            
1968 - Da uomo a uomo (Vigro)            
1969 - Cinque figli di cane            

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