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  • Published: [New York] : Dancetime Publications, c2011.
  • Year Published: 2011
  • Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: G

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  • 880104444890

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Tap dance history : from Vaudeville to film

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Call number: DVD 792.7 Ta

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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"Rare film excerpts from the 1930-1940s."--Container.

Soloists: Bill "Bojangles" Robinson: "Harlem is Heaven" (1932) ; Dancer in Black Face: "The Musical Beauty Shop" (1930) ; Will Mahoney: "She's My Lilly" (1934) ; "Rubberneck" Holmes: "The Notorious Elinor Lee" (1940) ; Juanita Pitts: "It Happened in Harlem" (1945) ; Bill "Bojangles" Robinson: "By An Old Southern River" (1942) -- Acts: Slick and Slack: "It Happened in Harlem" (1945) ; Stump and Stumpy: "Boarding House Blues" (1948) ; The Berry Brothers: "Boarding House Blues" (1948) -- Chorus Lines: Chorus Line: "Ten Minutes to Live" (1932) ; Chorus Line: "The Musical Beauty Shop" (1930) ; Chorus Line with Bill Robinson: "Harlem is Heaven" (1932) -- Novelty Acts: Tap Dance Roller Skaters: "She's My Lilly" (1934) ; Roller Skating Duo (1930).

A collection of rarely seen original film footage from soundies and short films of the 1930s and 1940s.


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