Bojangles

  • 2001
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Musical

Based on the life of pioneering black entertainer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (1878-1949), this lavish but disappointing made-for-cable homage from Showtime portrays the hoofer’s rise to fame and fortune, followed by his penniless death. It begins with Robinson (Gregory Hines) challenging vaudeville’s pervasive racism and his charming courtship of sassy...read more