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The Bell Telephone Hour: The song and dance man (Motion picture)

The Bell Telephone Hour: The song and dance man (Motion picture)

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZHB 20-2146Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Dussault, Nancy.
  • Lambert, Hugh,
  • Newley, Anthony.
  • Nicholas Brothers.
  • O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003,
  • Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001.
  • Wallis, Shani.
1 reel. 55 min. 1975 ft. : sd. b&w.; 16 mm.
  • Telecast on January 16, 1966 by NBC-TV. A production of Henry Jaffe Enterprises for the Bell System. Producer: Herb Ross. Executive producer: Barry Wood. Director: Dave Geisel. Writer: Will Glickman.
  • Choreography: Hugh Lambert. Music: Various. Art direction: Peter Dohanos. Costumes: Robert Fletcher. Lighting: Phil Hymes.
  • Performed by Donald O'Connor (host), Anthony Newley, Janet Blair, Shani Wallis, Nancy Dussault, and the Nicholas Brothers. Bell Telephone Orchestra conducted by Donald Voorhees; Buster Davis Singers.
Call Number
*MGZHB 20-2146
The Bell Telephone Hour: The song and dance man (Motion picture)
Tribute to song-and-dance performers. Dance highlights include a historical survey of variety dancing, including clog, buck, buck and wing, tap, soft-shoe, and sand dancing, performed by O'Connor and narrated by Newley; a tap dance number by the Nicholas Brothers and O'Connor; and a mime solo by Newley. Brief dance sequences are also included in numbers commemorating the English music hall, the Florodora Sextet, Lillian Russell and Anna Held, and famous songs of the past.
Local Subject
Variety dancing -- United States.
Variety dancing -- England.
Local Subject
Clog dancing.
Television. Bell Telephone hour.
Motion pictures. Bell Telephone Hour: The song and dance man.
Added Author
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003, performer.
Newley, Anthony. Performer
Wallis, Shani. Performer
Dussault, Nancy. Performer
Lambert, Hugh, choreographer.
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001. Producer
Nicholas Brothers.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 20-2146
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