Local film archivist Dennis Nyback presents this special 16mm program!
and Fayard Nicholas began appearing as featured dancers in 1932 at the
Cotton Club in Harlem, New York, when Fayard was eighteen and Harold was
eleven. They went from there to Hollywood and Broadway. They were
honored at Kennedy Center in 1991. In 1992 they appeared at the White
House. They have to be seen to be believed. This program features them
in films from 1932 to 1943. Appearing with them will be Eubie Blake,
Cab Calloway, Glenn Miller, Bill Bojangles Robinson, Lena Horne, Nina
Mae McKinney, Dorothy Dandridge, and many others.