Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the 1930s Harlem.

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Cast

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Esther
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Pauline
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Alice
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Walter
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Dorothy
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Calvin
Darnell Williams ...
Ernest
John D'Aquino ...
Bill
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Estelle
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Lacy Darryl Phillips ...
Teddy M.C.
Vicki Ross-Norris ...
Larraine
Ralph Wilcox ...
Herman
Blake A. Edwards ...
Paul Rothstein
Helen Floyd ...
Mrs. Brown
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Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the 1930s Harlem.

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12 April 1992 (USA)  »

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Eine Nacht im Savoy  »

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Debbie Allen, who directed the film, also has a cameo role in it, as of one Esther's first customers. See more »

Quotes

Esther: [eyeing Pauline as she enters the salon] What are you doing here?
Pauline: I couldn't take that woman and her uniform no more.
Esther: You lose your job?
Pauline: Mmm-hmm.
Esther: Oh, well, what you gonna do?
Pauline: I don't know. Find another woman. Maybe retire to Florida.
[laughs]
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Dancing with Feelings
2 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a great movie - I was a dancer in my earlier years and this movie brought back memories. This movie should be seen more often for our young children (black and white) to know how beautiful and enjoyable dancing can be. Also, this movie can teach you to survive and what friendship is about. This movie should also be used by dance instructors for educational purposes for their students.

The dance choreography for this movie was just fantastic. I can not dance like that anymore but seeing this movie made me get up and move around alittle with joy. This movie also would be great to show to senior citizens - I know it would bring back some memories for them especially the ones that are 70 plus. My mom would enjoy it - she was a swinger - she is now 78 years old. God is Blessing her.

I am hoping that this movie will be shown again soon on lifetime or whatever cable or TV channel that will show it.


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