Mildred Pollard

Mildred Pollard aka Sandra Gibson also known as “Boogie”

One of Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers. Her name changed after she married Chocolateer tap dancer Albert “Gib” Gibson, but she was best known by her nickname, “Boogie”. Don’t miss her solo dance in Mura Dehn’s The Spirit Moves to see how she earned her nickname. This film clip is excerpted in Call of the Jitterbug, where she is shown in a recent interview as well.

Films and Documentaries

Radio City Revels
The Spirit Moves
Call of the Jitterbug

This content was originally written by Judy Pritchett with Frankie Manning. Copyright, 1995, 1996, 1997 for It may not be reproduced without written permission. Please use the contact form on this website to get in touch. This was originally part of the World Lindy Hop Federation Archives of biographies and films created by Keith Hughes.

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