Tap Dance History

Tap Dance History

From Vaudeville to Film

Streaming Video - 2014
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This program presents a collection of rarely seen original film footage from Soundies and short films of the 1930s and 1940s. The films come from the private collection of Mark Cantor's Celluloid Improvisations Music Film Archive, a collection of 4000 preserved jazz-musicals , and from the Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Every selection has been carefully researched by Andrew J. Nemr of the The Tap Legacy Foundation and was selected to educate and enlighten dance professionals and aficionados. The narration adds background information on the legendary performers in this program, such as Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Bill Mahoney, the Berry Brothers, Slick and Slack, Juanita Pitts, and Stump and Stumpy.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Tendu TV, Inc [2014]
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO ACCESSVID
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (45 min. 38 sec.)) : sound, color
Additional Contributors: Tendu TV, Inc
Films Media Group
Alternative Title: From Vaudeville to Film

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