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The Little Colonel (1935)


Written by Tim Dirks

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The Little Colonel (1935)

In Shirley Temple's first costume picture, she performed her first tap-dance pairing with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson - their tap dancing duet was reprised with their competitive "challenge dance" up and down wooden apartment steps in The Littlest Rebel (1935) (see below):

  • the celebrated stairway dance scene in which young Lloyd Sherman (Shirley Temple) tapped side-by-side down and then up a staircase with Walker (Bill Robinson), her grandfather Colonel Lloyd’s butler

Fancy Footwork

End of Dance


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