Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
To PBS Hollywood Presents
The Old Settler
HomeGlossaryFeedbackSite Map
TimelineIn-Depth InterviewsKey ScenesProduction RolesAbout the Show

Scene Synopsis

Interviews 1

Interviews 2

From the Edit Bay

Quilly's Reverie Scene Study

Print Version
Savoy Ballroom: Key Scene Study
Photo 1Photo 2Photo 3Photo 4



Synopsis of the Scene
At the Savoy Ballroom, a famous Harlem hotspot of the '40s, Husband finally meets up with his long-lost sweetheart Lou Bessie. But Lou Bessie has changed her name, and her affections. Her new boyfriend Bucket, the club's suave emcee, watches the pair without worry from across the dance floor as his pals chide him.

Play Video - 56kPlay Video - 220k
Dance sequence still

A dance sequence from the Savoy Ballroom scene

Synopsis   |   Interviews Page One



Home Timeline Interviews Key Scenes Roles About the Show Glossary Feedback Site Map