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.
Thomas R. Bond II
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This short film was produced for the flip card "Mutoscope" machine back in 1895 by the "Magic Introduction Company" in association with the _American Mutoscope Company[us]_, now known as _American Mutoscope & Biograph[us]. See more