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  • Short Summary

    Nice high kick routine performed by "Chita" of Cochran's Revue.

  • Description

    "Meet "Chita" the famous dancer from Cochran's Revue - and the kind of figure that Artists (and modern Eves) dream about."

    C/U of Chita in a rather fetching sparkly skimpy outfit and top hat. She dances with a cane doing lots of high kicks. It is a very acrobatic and kind of sexy routine! She does one handed cartwheels then bows to the camera. "Suppleness personified - especially when our slow camera takes a turn - " Footage of the routine in slow motion, includes a backwards roll. "Over and over - never losing that easy grace - even when the slow "eye" looks at her." Very graceful acrobatic sequences.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 546.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    948.21
    Media URN:
    16847
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:42:00 / 01:55:14:00
    Canister:
    EP 225

Comments (1)

  1. AlanJM says

    This is the same routine (though cut differently) as appears in \'Chita 1931\' (https://www.britishpathe.com/video/chita/query/chita) with the note that that story dooes not include the original music. This act was probably part of C.B. Cochran\'s Trocadero Cabaret, London. C. B. Cochran established the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus as the home of revue. In the 1920s and 1930s the first night of a new Cochran revue was an annual theatrical highlight and a big social occasion.

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