- Title: CF1809
08:49:04:16 - 08:52:04:08
Bill Robinson. 1939 - World's Fair parade in New York City, band marching, people dancing, cu Hal Kemp dancing, CU Eddie Duchin dancing, travel shot, Kemp and Duchin orchestras parading in double deck busses, Bill Robinson steps out of convertible auto and dances in street. 1944 - Benefit at Madison Square Garden in New York City Mayor La Guardia leading orchestra, all-star orchestra with Guy Lombardo playing violin, Harry James the trumpet, Glenn Miller on Trombone, La Guardia, Ed Sullivan and Martha Raye, Sophie Tucker, Bill Robinson dancing, Eleanor Roosevelt speaking. 1949 - Bill Robinson's funeral, crowds, celebrities attend, Jimmy Durante and Danny Kaye, Milton Berle, Jackie Robinson, fans weeping, various scenes of funeral procession ending in Times Square. Flashback to Bill Robinson dancing on Broadway in 1939 World's Fair parade.
- Keywords:NEWSREEL, USA, DANCER, AFRICAN-AMERICAN, AMERICAN HERO, MR BOJANGLES
- Master Title:CF1809