She acted in Herbert Fields and Buddy G. DeSylva's musical, "Panama Hattie," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Terence Monk and Jill Choder in the cast. Leslie B. Cutler was director.
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Johnnie Lucille Collier
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[In 1979 interview] I have worked like a dog all my life, honey. Dancing, as Fred Astaire
said, is next to ditch-digging. You sweat and you slave and the audience doesn't think you have a brain in your head.
In her tap shoes, she claimed to be able to dance at 500 taps per minute. Her tap shoes were called Moe and Joe and were exhibited in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Long legs and fast tap dance routines