Harlem shimmy dance-movement that recalled Josephine Baker…she [ate] up the catwalks with her shimmering sexiness and laughter, bringing a movement and dance to fashion that no one had ever seen before. ”
Chelo Alonso former Cuban actress, dancer and sex-symbol (1933) was a star in the Italian cinema of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. She played femme fatales with fiery tempers and danced to Afro-Cuban rhythms. She appeared in some American Films as well.