Thursday, February 27, 2014

Whiteys Lindy Hoppers .. Hellzapoppin.

Not to put too sharp a point on it, and these two videos do not make a fair comparison, but let's face it, black and white Americans bring a different attitude to dancing.  To say the least.

1 comment:

Michael Dooley said...

I was honored to know – and take dance lessons from – Frankie Manning when he was in his 90s. He was a wonderful storyteller as well. I recall him mentioning – without sadness or bitterness – about how this and other such sequences would be excised from films when they were shown in the south because: negroes enjoying themselves (extremely talented ones at that)...