There's Reason in Rhumba (1939)

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A romantic look at the origins of the rhumba, showing a dance-filled life on board a ship crossing the Atlantic from Spain to the Americas, and then the influence of the New World on the dance. Filmed with the "Parsons Multiscene system" which uses a large mirror to give an illusion of depth to the ship's deck.

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