Ray Batchelor writes: “Still taken from “Popeye The Sailor Man-Episode No.016 (The Dance Contest) (1934)” found on YouTube, 19th January 2017. Men can dance with each other – as long as long they fight! Popeye tangos with Bluto, 1934 [link to their dance – below] I am researching a paper
000085 “According to the text accompanying the clip on YouTube: “Catherine Deneuve with Linh Dan Pham, in Indochine (Oscar, Best Foreign Film, 1992) – a story that chronicles the separation between a wealthy French landowner (Catherine Deneuve) and her adopted daughter (Linh Dan Pham) which intertwines with France’s loss of
Ray Batchelor writes: “This is another photograph taken on the occasion of the one shown here as image No: 000055. According to numerous Pinterest appearances of the other photograph, “Viola Dana and Shirley Mason appeared as Mr and Mrs Rodolph Valentino in the Actors’ Fund Benefit Show in Los Angeles
Ray Batchelor writes: “Since this was originally posted, I have found another, shorter, 55 second clip on the Pathé Archive website http://www.britishpathe.com/video/jacks-the-dasant/query/sailors+dancing showing the same scene of dancing, the right way around and with a date – 1922 – and a title sequence which identifies the scene as follows: “Titles
Ray Batchelor writes: ” I offer this poster because in the film, there is short sequence – the film is set in the past, the 1900s, perhaps – which shows an ‘organito’ (street organ) being played in the street, and two men then dancing, or practicing steps with each other
Ray Batchelor writes: What should we make of this 1929 queer tango from Weimar Germany? https://youtu.be/ecd0OV4E1YA The clip shows Lulu dancing with Countess Augusta Geschwitz (Louise Brooks and Alice Roberts) and is probably the earliest film showing a lesbian dancing tango with another woman. Was it a tango they danced?