Mills Blue Rhythm Band soundie

1. This features a dood jump roping to a jazz band.

2. The comedian Hamtree Harrington is in this, and he’s the guy looking for a dance partner (and eventually winning) the dance contest in the Keep Punchin’ (Big Apple) soundie. And this character inspired the character and dance scene in Spike Lee’s film Malcolm X – all feat. Frankie Manning.

3. The band is the MILLS BLUE RHYTHM BAND.

4. They explain what a rent party is, then they go.

5. The Three Deuces tap trio dance.

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