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In MEMORY of PIGMEAT MARKHAM on his BIRTHDAY - Born Dewey Markham, American entertainer.

Pigmeat Markham

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Frustrated with the accused, he would often lean over the bench and smack them with an inflated bladder-balloon.

Pigmeat Markham, "Here Come The Judge" (1968) Here Comes The Judge

Here Comes the Judge (Shorty Long song)

Whoopi Goldbergs latest project, a documentary that will air on HBO, chronicles the audacious career of black lesbian comic Jackie "Moms" Mabley.


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Red Foxx became one of the first black comics to work as a headliner in Las

The crypt of Dewey Markham in Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx New York

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Pigmeat Markham - Mr Vaudeville

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Group portrait of young women in costume celebrating a birthday

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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for an unidentified production

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"Use those brains that God put in your head" -Moms Mabley ⠀⠀


Race film - Lobby card for The Gunsaulus Mystery (1921)

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I have to try this egg trick to enliven any dull proceedings.

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John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, media critic, and television host.

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He was very active in OTR radio, the lead in scores of B movies, and a strong supporting actor in several prestige films, before accepting a handful of TV ...

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Tune into tonight's show as we interview @realjudgelynn of "Divorce Court". Gonna

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When the SORC tap dances, when we talk about tap dance, when we think about the tap dance, we do so to shape the present and look to the future.

On this day in 2014, Detroit TV news anchor Bill Bonds, known for three decades for his on-air swagger as much as his colorful behavior off-camera, ...

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And speaking of extraordinary women of tap dance… happy birthday to The Queen, Dianne

In 1968, comedian Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham, who may have played Harlem's Apollo Theater more than any other performer, became famous in white America when ...

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Here Comes The Judge - Pigmeat Markham (1968) (HD Quality)

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Broadcaster Televisa, for whom Gomez Bolanos worked for much of his career, said he died at home in the seaside resort of Cancun. Known as "Chespirito," a ...

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Others on the bill were dancer "Rubberlegs" Williams, the 3 Palms, the Calypso Singers, and Pigmeat Markham (who'd been appearing ...

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During his career, Vandross sold over twenty-five million albums and won eight Grammy Awards including Best Male R&B Vocal Performance four times.

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He emerged as a powerful radio personality during WWII, and tried to transfer the impact to TV in 1952 with limited success.

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It is my sad duty to inform all of you that a true tap dance legend


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MEET THE COLLECTIVE: Chelsea Harney Home state: Georgia Claim to fame: Youth tap