Little Egypt was the stage name for two popular exotic dancers. They had so many imitators, the name became synonymous with exotic dancers generally. In 1893, at the Egyptian Theater on the World's Columbian Exposition Midway in Chicago, Raqs dancers performed for the first time in the United States. Written by
Thomas R. Bond II
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This was one of the first and only films produced by the Magic Introduction Company that was a marketing company established in 1889. This film was made by the American Mutoscope Company, and shortly after this and two other documentary films were made, the Magic Introduction Company was absorbed by the American Mutoscope Company which was incorporated in 1895, and now exists as the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. See more