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Fri 3/25: Amber Edwards: The Dancing Man – Peg Leg Bates

When: Friday, March 25, 2022, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Coronado Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Description: <p><em>The Dancing Man – Peg Leg Bates</em> screening with filmmaker Amber Edwards: Documentary, 58 minutes – At 12 years old his leg was amputated on his mother&rsquo;s kitchen table. At 40 he was a world renowned tap dancer and a regular on the Ed Sullivan show. He is &ldquo;The Dancing Man&rdquo; – Peg Leg Bates. As a disabled African American, Clayton Bates fought discrimination on two fronts, eventually rising to become jazz dance royalty. Produced by Dave Davidson &amp; Amber Edwards; directed by Dave Davidson. (1992, 30th anniversary remastered print.)</p>

Source: SD Reader

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