Four Dancing Demons led by Dewey Weinglass performed to acclaim
in London in 1921/1922. The group consisted of Weinglass, George
Henry Lattere, Bertha
Roe, and Nettie
Dewey Weinglass as a child was a pickaninny,
or “pick”, for vaudeville singer Mayme Remington and
others. He managed to make the difficult transition to a successful
adult dancer largely through his perseverance and skill. At a
time when Russian dance was enjoying huge popularity on the American
stage, he became known as the best at that style. The London tour
represented a high water mark of sorts in his dancing career.
Appeared in "From Speedville to
Broadway" (1916), "On the Way to Boston" (1916),
"The Bon Ton Ministrels" (1917), "The Mamie Smith
Revue" (1924, 1926), "Harlem Rounders" (1925),
"Stoppin' the Traffic" (1927, producer), "The Bubblin'
Over Revue" (1928), "Rolling On" (1928, producer),
"Dixie on Parade" (1930), "Hot Rhythm" (1935,
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