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James 'Buster' Brown (1913–2002)

Teacher, choreographer and master dancer who performed both on stage and in films. He was best known for his tap dancing, and the speed that he brought to his performances. His performances ranged from the stage to films such as Tap (1989) and The Cotton Club (1984). During his last years, he served as master of ceremonies for a weekly tap jam at ... See full bio »

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 1984 The Cotton Club
 1943 Something to Shout About
Tap Dancer (uncredited)
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 1992 The Dancing Man (Documentary)
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Tap Dance in America (1989) ... Self
 1989 Songs Unwritten: A Tap Dancer Remembered (Video documentary)
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 2021 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series)
- 05-09-2021 (2021) ... Self

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Stage: Appeared in the original Broadway production of "Black and Blue". See more »

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