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Harlem Harmonies 1941-1946 (aka: CottonTail)

      Synopsis: A collection of 11 dance soundies from films of the 1940s which includes:
1) Hot Chocolate: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra with Whitey’ s Lindy Hoppers in (1941),
2) Honeysuckle Rose: Fats " Waller (1941),
3) Breakfast in Rhythm: Barry Paige & Orchestra with the the Three Chefs dancing to a patter song (1943),
4) Caledonia: Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five in an all-black musical short (1945).
5) Jive Talk Dictionary: by Cab Calloway's,  Bill " Bojangles" Robinson, Lena Horne, Nat King Cole.

Cottontail screenshot 1 Cottontail screenshot 1 Hot Chocolate  screenshot 1 Hot Chocolate Screen Shot 2

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1941 Hotline / Bci Eclipse Company n/a [DVD | VHS]


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49 minutes USA English Black and White


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Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson Specialty Dancers n/a
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Whitey's Lindy Hoppers    

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