performance

1930s

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Footage appears to be of the brilliant Dotty Saulter, dancing. She is…

1970s, 1960s

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Home movies of a Los Angeles family, circa late '60s, early '70s.

1960s

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Group of white men perform in a minstrel show in blackface. Performance…

1960s

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Group of white men perform in a minstrel show in blackface. Performance…

1960s

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A British drag queen enters The New Black Cap bar and lounge from the…

1960s

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From a film about drag queens, the clip begins with b-roll from…

1970s

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Young men adjust stage lights in preparation for a play. An older…

1970s

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A group of naked men stand in a line and do the can-can dance in front…

1970s

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One naked man lifts another naked man’s legs as they perform a “human…

1970s

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A man dances naked in front of a red curtain. 

1970s

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A tattooed man dances naked in front of a red curtain holding a blanket…

1970s

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A nude man dances beside two superimpositions of himself dancing in red…