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Ziegfeld Follies

beautiful dancing girls highlighted annual musical revue on Broadway (1907–1931). [Am. Theater: NCE, 3045]
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Ziegfeld Follies

elaborate New York musical entertainment (1907–1931) with gorgeous settings and dancers. [Am. Theater: NCE, 3045]
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Fender, who died last year, was a performer in the Ziegfield Follies, a St.
At the time, Williams was performing in blackface on Broadway in the Ziegfield Follies. The song-writing tandem of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake were featured on at least three New York stations (WJZ, WHN, WEAF) in 1923 - no doubt due to the success of their black musical, Shuffle Along.
Later, after moving to New York, he invested in a show called "A Manhattan Cocktail," which failed in two weeks, after which he toured with veterans of the Ziegfield Follies in a production called "Hot Chops."(13)
Already keen dancers, they turned professional to help their family make ends meet and before long, they were appearing with the Ziegfield Follies. When someone remarked they looked like dolls, the name stuck.