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Unsung Classic Black Beauties of the 1930's and 1940's - see names to the right under info

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Published on Jan 27, 2010

0:15 - 0:18 Nina Mae McKinney - Actress/Dancer/Singer
0:18 - 0:20 Betti Mays - 1940's Singer/Dancer
0:20 - 0:22 - Anne Wiggins Brown - Concert Singer/Broadway Actress of Porgy
0:22 - 0:24 Blanche Thompson - Dancer/Creator of The Brownskin Models Revue
0:24 - 0:26 Ethel Moses - Cotton Club Dancer/Actress
0:26 - 0:28 Mauri Lynn - Actress/Model
0:28 - 0:30 Dolores Brown - Singer/Recording Artist
0:30 - 0:32 Louise Franklin - Movie Dancer/Actress
0:32 - 0:33 Evelyn Preer - Actress/Singer
0:34 - 0:35 Marion Egbert - Cotton Club Chorine
0:36 - 0:38 Lavada Carter - 1930s Singer/Dancer
0:39 - 0:40 Valaida Snow - Singer/Dancer/Trumpeter
0:41 - 0:42 Hilda Simms - Actress
0:43 - 0:44 Hazel Scott - Singer/Pianist
0:44 - 0:45 Margot - 1930's Ballroom Dancer of Margot and Norton
0:46 - 0:47 Joyce Bryant - 1950's Singer
0:48 - 0:49 Margaret Whitten - 1930's/1940's Actress
0:50 - 0:51 Cleo Hayes - 1930's/1940's Dancer / Cotton Club
0:52 - 0:53 Jean Parks - 1940's Singer/Friend of Malcolm X
0:54 - 0:55 Marie Bryant - Dancer
0:56 - 0:58 Ellen Holly - Actress
0:59 - 1:00 Marva Trotter Louis - Model/First Wife of Joe Louis
1:00 - 1:02 Una Mae Carlisle - Singer/Pianist/Songwriter
1:02 - 1:04 Gladys Snyder - 1940's Actress
1:04 - 1:06 Edna Mae Harris - Actress/Singer/Dancer
1:06 - 1:08 Anna Mae Winburn - Singer/Bandleader of The Sweethearts of Rhythm
1:08 - 1:10 Vivienne Baber - 1930's/1940's Actress
1:10 - 1:12 Ginger Smock - Violinist
1:12 - 1:14 Lucille Battle/Mille Monroe - Actresses/Dancers
1:15 - 1:17 Angela De Lavallade - Actress/Model
1:17 - 1:19 Pat Rainey - Singer
1:19 - 1:21 Edna Mae Holly - Dancer/First wife of Sugar Ray Robinson
1:21 - 1:23 Pauline Green - Model
1:23 - 1:24 Etta Rae - Model
1:25 - 1:27 Anise Boyer - Dancer/Cotton Club/Anise and Aland
1:27 - 1:30 Millie Monroe, Mildred Boyd, Louise Franklin - Dancers/Actresses
1:30 - 1:32 Florence O'Brien - Comedian/Singer/Dancer/Actress
1:32 - 1:34 Suzette Harbin - Actress/Dancer
1:34 - 1:36 Nellie Hill - Singer/Actress
1:37 - 1:39 Francine Everett - Singer/Actress
1:39 - 1:41 Victoria Spivey - Blues Singer
1:41 - 1:43 Theresa Harris - Hollywood Actress/Singer
1:43 - 1:45 Ruby Hill - Singer
1:46 - 1:47 Bette McLaurin - Singer
1:47 - 1:50 Sarah Lou Harris - Model
1:50 - 1:52 Artie Young - Dancer/Actress
1:52 - 1:54 Madeline Belt - Dancer
1:54 - 1:57 Sahji / Madeline Jackson - Exotic Dancer
1:58 - 2:00 Connie Harris - Exotic Dancer
2:01 - 2:03 - Ida James - Singer/Actress
2:03 - 2:04 Rita Christiani - Dancer
2:05 - 2:07 Meta Cardoza - Dancer
2:07 - 2:09 Madelyn Green - Singer
2:09 - 2:10 Carroll Chilton - Dance Team of Chilton and Thomas
2:11 - 2:12 Eunice Wilson - 1930s Singer/Dancer
2:13 - 2:14 Neeka Shaw - 1930's Entertainer
2:15 - 2:17 The Pope Sisters - 1930's Sister Singing Group
2:17 - 2:19 Vivian Dandridge - Singer/Actress
2:20 - 2:22 Sheila Guyse - 1940s Singer/Actress
2:22 - 2:25 Judy Carol - Dancer/Singer
2:25 - 2:27 - Dorothy Van Engle - 1930s Model/Oscar Micheaux Actress
2:28 - 2:29 Ruth Hill - 1940s Singer
2:30 - 2:31 Fredi Washington - Actress/Dancer
2:32 - 2:33 - Isabel Washington - Actress/Dancer
2:34 - 2:35 Louise Jota Cook - 1930s Dancer
2:36 - 2:37 Blanche Calloway - Singer/Bandleader
2:38 - 2:39 Savannah Churchill - Singer/Recording Artist
2:40 - 2:41 Izinetta Wilcox - Actress/Singer
2:48 - 2:51 Florence Mills -
2:52 - 2:55 Bessie Smith -
2:56 - 2:59 Ethel Waters
3:00 - 3:04 Maude Russell - Dancer/Actress - Introduced The Charleston
3:05 - 3:07 Josephine Baker
3:08 - 3:11 Adelaide Hall
3:12 - 3:16 Valaida Snow
3:16 - 3:19 Lucia Moses - Cotton Club Chorine/Dancer/Star of Scar of Shame
3:20 - 3:23 Alice Whitman - Tap Dancer/Apart of The Whitman Sisters Revue that opened the doors for many black performers
3:24 - 3:28 Nina Mae McKinney
3:29 - 3:32 Hycinth Curtis - Cotton Club Dancer
3:33 - 3:36 Etta Moten
3:37 - 3:40 Elisabeth Welch
3:41 - 3:44 Billie Holiday
3:45 - 3:47 Maxine Sullivan
3:47 - 3:50 Ella Fitzgerald
3:51 - 3:54 Lena Horne
3:55 - 3:59 Katherine Dunham
4:00 - 4:02 Sarah Vaughn
4:03 - 4:06 Hazel Scott
4:07 - 4:10 Hadda Brooks
4:10 - 4:14 Eartha Kitt
4:15 - 4:19 Sheila Guyse
4:20 - 4:22 Dorothy Dandridge
4:23 - 4:26 Suzette Harbin
4:27 - 4:30 Ophelia DeVore - Pioneer of Black Models
4:31 - 4:35 Tessa Prendergast - Pioneer Designer
4:36 - 4:39 Pearl Bailey
4:40 - 4:43 Muriel Rahn
4:44 - 4:48 Ruby Dee

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  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Music

  • Song

  • Artist

    • Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra
  • Album

    • The Best of JIMMIE LUNCEFORD Orchestra
  • Writers

    • Jack Yellen, Milton Ager
  • Licensed by

    • Pirames International Srl (on behalf of Saar srl); PEDL, SOLAR Music Rights Management, ASCAP, and 2 Music Rights Societies

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