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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I

Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I [electronic resource]
Publication
1980.

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (27 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Series Statement
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia
Alternative Title
Segments from By word of foot I
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
  • For the completed documentary on the workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Interviewer: Jane Goldberg.
  • Interviewee: John Bubbles.
Event (note)
  • "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 17, 1980.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Conclusion of the third "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" (ca. 3 1/2 min.), begun on *MGZIC 9-5763 and *MGZIC 9-5761. Bubbles reminisces about his work in films, particularly Cabin in the sky (1943), in which he played Domino Johnson. Followed by ca. 7 min. of candid footage.
  • Segments from By word of foot I: Tap masters pass on their tradition (ca. 17 min.) / directed by Brenda Bufalino ; produced by Jane Goldberg ; camera, Stephan Bell ; sound, Carlos Fernandez ; editing, Gerry Pallor. Tap masters appearing on this tape are: Peg Leg Bates, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Albert "Gip" Gibson, John W. Bubbles, Marion Coles, Charles "Honi" Coles, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines (with musician-composer Ram Ramirez), Howard "Sandman" Sims, Fred Kelly, Leon Collins, Buster Brown, Gregory Hines, Bunny Briggs, Mable Lee. Jane Goldberg performs a duet with Cookie and presents a welcome speech.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7529
Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I [electronic resource]
Imprint
1980.
Series
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia
Performer
Interviewer: Jane Goldberg.
Interviewee: John Bubbles.
Event
"Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 17, 1980.
Summary
Part of the documentation of the week-long tap dancing workshop By word of foot I, presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on October 13-18, 1980. This tape contains the conclusion of the third "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" and an abridged version of the 41-min. documentary By word of foot I (c1983).
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5760.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Dance workshops and workshop performances.
Television. By word of foot.
Motion pictures. Cabin in the sky.
Added Author
Bubbles, John W. Interviewee
Bubbles, John W., dancer.
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- ivr, dancer. Speaker
Bates, Peg Leg, dancer.
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, dancer.
Gibson, Bert, dancer.
Coles, Marion, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, dancer.
Gaines, Bubba, dancer.
Ramirez, Ram, 1913- Musician
Sims, Sandman, dancer.
Kelly, Fred, dancer.
Collins, Leon, dancer.
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, dancer.
Briggs, Bunny, dancer.
Lee, Mable, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda. Director
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
DHCA.
Added Title
Segments from By word of foot I [electronic resource]
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7529
*MGZIC 9-5760 (former)
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