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Charles WaltersThe Director Who Made Hollywood Dance$
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Brent Phillips

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813147215

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.001.0001

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A “New Face” in Town

A “New Face” in Town

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(p.12) 2 A “New Face” in Town
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Charles Walters
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Brent Phillips

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0002

This chapter follows Walters’ early stage work in Hollywood, his friendship with Lorenz Hart, and his arrival in New York. It looks at the 1933-34 Broadway season; musical revue shows are discussed, as is the rise of supper club dance entertainment. The chapter focuses on the creation of New Faces of 1934, and Walters’ dance partnerships with Dorothy Fox (with whom he appeared as the dance team “Fox and Walters”) and Imogene Coca.

Keywords:   Lorenz Hart, Broadway season: 1933-34, Musical revues, Supper clubs, New Faces of 1934, Fox and Walters, Imogene Coca

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