“Eccentric Steps” in From Dover Street to Dixie (1923)

The dancers are believed to be Florence Mills's husband U. S. "Slow Kid" Thompson and Willie Covan

May 17, 2015 | Tags: , ,

Remarkable footage of a dance number by Florence Mills’s husband, U. S. “Slow Kid” Thompson and Willie Covan in the show Henrietta attended in London in 1923. She and Mina Kirstein entertained members of the show at their home that summer in a party Duncan Grant called “absolutely perfect.”