Blackbirds of 1928 (1928). Musical revue. Music by Jimmy McHugh
. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
. Directed by Lew Leslie. Liberty Theatre: 9 May 1928= Apr 1929 (closing date unknown/518 performances). Cast: Baby Banks, George Cooper, Billie Cortez, Adelaide Hall, Marjorie Hubbard, Crawford Jackson, Ruth Johnson, Harry Lucas, Blue ...
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Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson
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What success I achieved in the theater is due to the fact that I have always worked just as hard when there were ten people in the house as when there were thousands. Just as hard in Springfield, Illinois, as on Broadway.
Founding member of the Negro Actors Guild of America (NAGA).
Used wooden taps on his shoes