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Eleanor Powell Tap Dance from “Honolulu”

September 10, 2009

DISCLAIMER: This was common act for its time: a white actor or actress paints their face with dark makeup to perform a “black-face routine” as it was called.  Here is one such as it appears in the movie Honolulu.

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