Benny Rubin performs vaudeville routines between singing and dancing acts.
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A musical comedy revue is presented. A Russian Cossack character performs a song before introducing Marion Harris who sings a love song, he hopes to him. Then a man in black face does a comic recitation and tap dance on an incident in the life of Christopher Columbus. He then does an impersonation of all three of the Brox Sisters, who then come out themselves to conclude the revue by performing a couple of ballads. Written by Huggo

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Short | Music

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19 May 1930 (USA)  »

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(TCM print)

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1.20 : 1
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Sailing, Sailing, Over the Bounding Main
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Written by Godfrey Marks
Played briefly during Benny Rubin's blackface routine
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A tomato hurling horror
21 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I happened to have my VCR on the "record" mode when this appeared on TCM. Judging from the film I'd say it was made in late 1928 - early 1929. Benny Rubin comes out in various guises (once in blackface; the 20's were such a tasteful time) and at one point introduces the Brox sisters. They appear to be wearing clothes made entirely of lace; they have pretty voices but the songs they perform, and their style of performance, is so far removed from our experience that one can't help but gape open-mouthed. I was waiting for three hooks to come out and snare them by their necks.


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