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Horace Howard and Phyllis Monkman’s Black and White Dance

June 22, 2013

Horace Howard and Phyllis Monkman as they appeared in the ‘Black and White Dance’ in the revue 8d. a Mile which was produced at the Alhambra, Leicester Square, London, on 9 May 1913.
(photo: Daily Mirror Studios, London, 1913)

The ‘black and white dance,’ where the dancers’ white shoes, hats and accessories appeared to move by themselves on a totally blacked-out stage, was a novelty introduced from the United States.