Brown Skin Showgirls, One-Legged Tappers and a Lucumi Ritual Dance

The Harlem in Havana Project: Preserving an American Entertainment Legacy The last remaining of the great entertainers from one of America’s most successful traveling shows are finally telling their stories in  JIG SHOW| Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana, a new documentary film from filmmaker Leslie Cunningham. Part of a larger work known as the Harlem … Continue reading Brown Skin Showgirls, One-Legged Tappers and a Lucumi Ritual Dance

Pre-Production to Start in June 2011 for Harlem in Havana Documentary Film.

Interviews have been set in Knoxville, Tennessee with past performers of the Harlem in Havana stage show. Pre-Production filming will start in early June 2011 for a fundraising trailer. After Knoxville, we will travel to Memphis, TN, hometown to Harlem in Havana producer  extraordinaire, Leon Claxton, and Blues Music on Beale Street. We'll visit with Rocky … Continue reading Pre-Production to Start in June 2011 for Harlem in Havana Documentary Film.