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BILL “BOJANGLES” ROBINSON (c. 1935)

Twentieth Century Fox 8 x 10” photo still. Bill Robinson, the great stage and film dancer was brought to the newly formed Twentieth Century Fox in 1935 to co-star with top star Shirley Temple. A publicity campaign was waged to celebrate this. In this portrait, he displays his famous shoes, and the blurb on the back tells the story and is titled “The most famous shoes in the world.” It is quite a story!

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