Eleanore Powell and Buddy Rich from “Ship Ahoy!"


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Hi All -

Here is Eleanore Powell with her machine gun style tapping with incredible speed. The first third of this clip is some silliness with a song called “Talulah,” between Burt Lahr and Red Skelton. Ms. Powell comes aboard in a black and white outfit and dazzles with her tap dance. The ending of the clip has her and the great jazz drummer, Buddy Rich, tossing and exchanging drum sticks. Terrific!

SHIP AHOY directed by Edward Buzzell (1942 95 min.)

Van -

© Van Wyck Keely 2012