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Remembering Tap Dancer Harold Cromer (1921-2013)

A tribute, profile, and fan site for legendary professional tap dancer Harold Cromer. Cromer is most well known for being the second Stumpy of the "Stump and Stumpy" professional tap duo and for choreographing a popular tap dance to "Opus One" that today is known as "Harold Cromer's Opus One". See also more Tap Dancer Tributes and all Tap Dancer Profiles.

NAME: Harold Cromer
FULL NAME: Harold J. Cromer
NICKNAME: "Stumpy" (Eddie Harman was the first Stumpy)
MEMBER OF: Stump and Stumpy Tap Duo
HEIGHT: 5 feet, 2 inches
PLACE OF BIRTH: New York City, New York, United States
DATE OF BIRTH: January 21, 1921 (according to most sources)
DATE OF DEATH: June 8, 2013 (at age 92)
PLACE OF DEATH: New York City, New York, United States

Filmography of Harold Cromer
1938: "Swing" | "Swing It Out For Me" dance at 2:11 into the film | Entire Film |
19453: "This is the Army" | James Cross and Harold Cromer as Stump and Stumpy |
1948 "Boarding House Blues" (played "Moofty") | Entire Film> |
1957 "Mister Rock and Roll" | Film Trailer
1984 "The Cotton Club" | Film Trailer |
2002 "Paper Soldiers" Film| Film Trailer |

Television Appearances of Harold Cromer
1973 "Camera Three" TV Series
1988 "Driving me Crazy" Documentary TV Show
2010 "So You Think You Can Dance" Vegas Callbacks Part 2
2010 "So You Think You Can Dance" Top 9 Perform

Videos Featuring Harold Cromer
- Michael Baez "Harold Cromer Introducing Himself" Video
- Dr. Harold Cromer Reel Published in may of 2012
2012: Shelby Kaufman Performing With Harold Cromer
2011: Harold Comer Meets Cedrick the Entertainer
2010: Inaugural Jersey Tap Fest Award to Harold Cromer
2005: St. Louis Tap Festival Harold Cromer Class
2005: St. Louis Tap Festival Harold Cromer Performance
1936: Harold as a Young Boy "I've Got Rhythm" Song and Dance
LIST: YouTube "Harold Cromer Playlist" by Devine Rhythm

Profiles of Harold Cromer
- Tap Legacy Foundation "Harold Cromer" Profile
- Tapology "Harold Cromer" Profile
- Footnotes on Tap "Harold Cromer" Profile

Video Tributes to Harold Cromer
- Alaman's Tribute to Harold Cromer
- Sarah Reich's Tribute to Harold Cromer

Obituary for Harold Cromer
- New York Times Harold Cromer Obituary



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