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22 June 1935 (USA) See more »
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Black vaudeville acts are featured in this Vitaphone Pepper Pot short. In addition to those listed in the credits... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Adelaide Hall ... Herself
The Nicholas Brothers ... Themselves
The 3 Whippets ... Themselves
The Five Racketeers ... Themselves
Eunice Wilson ... Herself

Cab Calloway ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fayard Nicholas ... Himself (uncredited)
Harold Nicholas ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Roy Mack (uncredited)
 
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Also Known As:
"Pepper Pot (1934-1935 season): An All-Colored Vaudeville Show" - USA (series title)
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Runtime:
9 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Vitaphone production reel #1819.See more »
Soundtrack:
Tiger RagSee more »

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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Great Black Entertainers, 9 July 2002
Author: msladysoul (msladysoul@aol.com) from Michigan

This is a great short film, you can catch it on Turner Classic Movies, if you can catch it. The lovely Adelaide Hall sings a great song and do some foot-stomping tap dancing, The Nicholas Brothers, the greatest tap dance team dances great. Eunice Wilson sings a big song of the time, does some great dances, back with the Five Racketeers. Some black acrobats. Great way to spend 11 minutes. Most black entertainers couldn't be in movies, so short films were the only way they could show their talents, and short films were big in the 30s and 40s.

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