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Jane Goldberg and Charles Cook shoot me while I'm happy.

Title
Jane Goldberg and Charles Cook [videorecording] : shoot me while I'm happy.
Publication
1979.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-2535 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
  • Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
  • Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
  • Cook, Charles, 1917-1991
  • Gaines, Bubba
  • Coles, Marion
  • Alter, Stewart.
  • Alter, Stewart
  • Coles, Honi, 1911-1992
  • Levine, Andrea
  • Kramer, Kathy
  • Raven, Jackie
  • Apelgren, Carmen
  • Burke, Geri
  • Schwartzman, Amy
  • Roberts, Jim (Pianist)
  • Rolle, Ivan.
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
  • DHCA.
Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (95 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Jane Goldberg/Changing Times Tap Dancing Company Collection.
Alternative Title
  • Shoot me while I'm happy
  • Dancing in the dark.
  • I want to be happy.
  • Hebrew soft shoe.
  • Easy to love.
  • Tradition.
  • Beat goes on.
  • Spain.
  • Shake, paddle and roll.
  • Girls from Ipanema.
  • Neighbor.
  • Cookie returns.
  • Bubba returns.
  • Baggage dance.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, on Feb. 25, 1979.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (ca. 45 min.): Dancing in the dark / audio only, performed under opening credits by Goldberg -- "I want to be happy" and "Hebrew soft shoe" / performed by Goldberg -- "Easy to love" / sand dance performed by Cook -- The tradition / performed by Gaines and Cook ; includes a demonstration of various time steps, the duets "Swanee river," "B.S. course," and "I remember you in July" (chair dance), and Cook's solo "I remember you, Hanya," a tribute to Hanya Holm -- "Spain" / performed by Goldberg -- Two solos / performed by Gaines ; includes "Syncopation in taps" -- "Old man Time," "Let's be buddies" and "Breezin' along with the breeze" / performed by Cook and Goldberg -- The beat goes on / performed by Coles, Cook, and Goldberg ; includes "I hear music" and "Jitterbug waltz" -- Two duets / performed by Cook and Goldberg ; includes "Fascinatin' rhythm."
  • Disc 2 (ca. 50 min.): Shake, paddle and roll / directed and performed by Goldberg, with Carmen Apelgren, Jackie Raven, Geri Burke, Kathy Kramer, and Amy Schwartzman -- Instrumental work / performed by Roberts and Rolle -- Girls from Ipanema / performed by Coles and Goldberg -- The neighbor / text, Stewart Alter and Goldberg, adapted from Edgar Allan Poe's poem The raven ; performed by Goldberg and Alter -- Cookie returns / choreographed and performed by Cook ; includes a duet by Cook and Goldberg -- Bubba returns / choreographed and performed by Gaines ; includes "Night and day" and two skipping rope dances -- The baggage dance : a reconstructed "Three Dukes" routine, circa 1932 / performed by Cook, Gaines, and Goldberg -- Finale : shoot me while I'm happy / performed by the entire cast -- Solos / performed by audience members Honi Coles and Andrea Levine -- "Shim sham" / performed by the entire cast and audience members.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2535
OCLC
NYPY916031456-F
Title
Jane Goldberg and Charles Cook [videorecording] : shoot me while I'm happy.
Imprint
1979.
Performer
Performed by Jane Goldberg, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Marion Coles, with Carmen Apelgren, Stewart Alter, Geri Burke, Kathy Kramer, Jackie Raven, and Amy Schwartzman.
Music performed by Jim Roberts (piano) and Ivan Rolle (bass).
Event
Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, on Feb. 25, 1979.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-2191.
Local Subject
Literature and dance.
Added Author
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- Adapter
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- , dancer.
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, dancer.
Gaines, Bubba, dancer.
Coles, Marion, dancer.
Alter, Stewart. Adapter
Alter, Stewart, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, dancer.
Levine, Andrea, dancer.
Kramer, Kathy, dancer.
Raven, Jackie, dancer.
Apelgren, Carmen, dancer.
Burke, Geri, dancer.
Schwartzman, Amy, dancer.
Roberts, Jim (Pianist)
Rolle, Ivan. Musician
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Raven.
DHCA.
Added Title
Dancing in the dark.
I want to be happy.
Hebrew soft shoe.
Easy to love.
Tradition.
Beat goes on.
Spain.
Shake, paddle and roll.
Girls from Ipanema.
Neighbor.
Cookie returns.
Bubba returns.
Baggage dance.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2535
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