Tag: Lena Horne

February 2, 2016 /

For Lena Horne, a Home at Last She was one of the most famous performers in the country, a recording star, a Hollywood actress and a nightclub sensation. But in the late 1950s, Lena Horne still struggled to find property owners in Manhattan who were willing to sell co-ops or…

January 30, 2013 /

The father of an American film dance idiom – tap: Pictured behind the scenes at 20th Century Fox on “Stormy Weather” with Fats Waller.

January 30, 2013 /

Lena Horne (1917-2010) Katherine Dunham (1909-2006)

January 30, 2013 /

Lena Horne waits backstage at the Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles where Dorothy Dandridge appeared in the musical “Sweet n’ Hot” (1944)

January 30, 2013 /

Miss Horne shared top billing with Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, here they’re pictured with Cab Calloway, who conveniently played himself: The title song by Lena Horne, and the modern dance by Katherine Dunham’s dance troupe:

January 30, 2013 /

First, we’ll let the poster speak for itself: