Watch Part One of JIG Show | Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana


JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana
A 3-part documentary film series by Leslie Cunningham

ABOUT: The glorious legend of Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana, a so-called Jig Show that endures racism, segregation and immigration laws to become popular in the 1940s through the 1960s. Read more.

Film series schedule: Visit our film page.  

  • Part 1: Friday, February 5, 2021 (Celebrating Black History Month). Filmmaker Leslie Cunningham and her family take viewers on a tour of the world-famous Harlem in Havana Revue, a so called Jig Show.
  • Part 2– Friday, April 2, 2021 (Happy Birthday, Leon Claxton!) Get ready to ride on car #66 and the brown-skin showgirls take the stage!
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