Hoctor, Harriet (1905–1977)

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Hoctor, Harriet (1905–1977)

American dancer and choreographer. Born Sept 25, 1905, in Hoosick Falls, NY; died June 9, 1977, in Arlington, Virginia.

Began career in vaudeville, later appearing regularly at the Palace and in London; made Broadway debut in Sally (1920) and was subsequently featured in Topsy and Eva with the Duncan Sisters, A La Carte, Show Girl, Simple Simon, Earl Carroll Vanities, Ziegfeld Follies and The Three Musketeers; films include The Great Ziegfeld and Shall We Dance?; known for her acrobatic ballet, ran a school of ballet in Boston.

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