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Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Torrey Powell was born on November 21,1912 and was an American Dancer and actress, Eleanor was best remembered for her lively and solo tap numbers in musical films  from 1930s and 1940s .She started studying a ballet since the age of six and started dancing at nightclubs in Atlantic city before she was a teenage.She studied tap dancing and began to appear in musical revues of Broadway before she made her debut in Hollywood as a dancer in the movie called George White’s Scandals(1935).In very less years she was ranked as MgM’s top female dancer .She was feature in films such as Born to Dance (1936), Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937), Rosalie (1937), Honolulu (1939), Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940), and Lady Be Good (1941) and showed her athletic style of tap dancing that was unique among other female dancers .


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  • Tap dance
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Eleanor Powell

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