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Over the top to bebop

Title
Over the top to bebop / produced by Dan Gallagher ; directed by Nick Havinga.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WCBS-TV, 1965.

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Description
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., b&w; 1/2 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Educational/cultural films and programs.
Performer (note)
  • Host, James Macandrew; guests, Marshall Stearns, Honi Coles, Cholly Atkins.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by WCBS-TV on Camera three on January 3, 1965.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-238
Title
Over the top to bebop / produced by Dan Gallagher ; directed by Nick Havinga.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WCBS-TV, 1965.
Performer
Host, James Macandrew; guests, Marshall Stearns, Honi Coles, Cholly Atkins.
Event
Telecast by WCBS-TV on Camera three on January 3, 1965.
Summary
A discussion of tap dancing, its history, development and key figures by James Macandrew and Marshall Stearns, featuring Coles and Atkins, class tap dancing act, performing tap dancing at its best. Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins join the discussion and also perform routines by Bill (Bojangles) Robinson's and John Bubbles', in addition to their own routines. They demonstrate numerous steps including the time step and variations, the wing and variations, the over the top and trenches steps. Time did not permit discussion of bebop mentioned in program title.
System Details
VHS.
Added Author
Atkins, Cholly, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, dancer.
Gallagher, Dan. Producer
Havinga, Nick. drt.
Macandrew, James. hst.
Stearns, Marshall Winslow. cmm.
Coles and Atkins, performer.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-238
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