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Leonard Reed's "The revenge of the shim sham" [videorecording]

Title
Leonard Reed's "The revenge of the shim sham" [videorecording] / presented by Rusty E. Frank & On Tap Enterprises ; a Tapping with the Masters Production ; produced and directed by Rusty E. Frank.
Publication
Los Angeles, CA : On Tap! Enterprises, c2005, c2004.

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Additional Authors
  • Frank, Rusty E.
  • Frank, Rusty E.,
  • Louis, Joe, 1914-1981.
  • On Tap Enterprises.
  • Reed, Leonard,
  • Reed, Leonard.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (92 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Tapping with the masters series
Alternative Title
Revenge of the shim sham
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentaries and factual works.
  • Video.
Note
  • "Tapping with the masters" series 10-year anniversary special edition -- container.
  • Bonus features include a clip of Leonard Reed and Joe Louis dancing the "Joe Louis Shuffle" shim sham on May 5, 1953; Leonard Reed at the Orpheum Theatre on Jan. 2, 1999; Rusty Frank and Peter Flahiff performing the "Joe Louis Shuffle" at the Silent Movie Theatre, May 2, 2000; Rusty Frank with lindy hoppers in Perth Australia, Apr. 25, 2004; "Kitchen Revenge" home movie footage at Leonard and Barbara Reed's home, Dec. 29, 2001; Last on-camera interview with Leonard Reed, Jan. 27, 2004 at his home in West Covina, Calif.; Interview with Rusty Frank.
Credits (note)
  • Choreography, Leonard Reed ; camera, Richard Kuller ; music arranged and conducted by Dean Mora ; photo tribute created by Gregory Gast..
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • Leonard Reed was born on Jan. 7, 1907 and died on Apr. 5, 2004.
Contents
Introduction / by Rusty Frank -- The shim sham shimmy choruses -- Revenge of the shim sham / created by Leonard Reed -- Joe Louis shuffle (aka the Joe Louis shim sham) / created by Leonard Reed -- Bonus features.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4234
OCLC
62048118
Title
Leonard Reed's "The revenge of the shim sham" [videorecording] / presented by Rusty E. Frank & On Tap Enterprises ; a Tapping with the Masters Production ; produced and directed by Rusty E. Frank.
Imprint
Los Angeles, CA : On Tap! Enterprises, c2005, c2004.
Series
Tapping with the masters series
System Details
DVD.
Performer
[Host and demonstrator], Rusty E. Frank.
Credits
Choreography, Leonard Reed ; camera, Richard Kuller ; music arranged and conducted by Dean Mora ; photo tribute created by Gregory Gast..
Summary
An instructional DVD and a tribute to the life of Leonard Reed. Includes two instructional sections, "The Revenge of the Shim Sham" and "The Joe Louis Shuffle." Also included are historical footage of Reed, recent performances of his dances and his last interview.
Biography
Leonard Reed was born on Jan. 7, 1907 and died on Apr. 5, 2004.
Added Author
Reed, Leonard, dancer.
Frank, Rusty E. Host
Frank, Rusty E., dancer.
Frank, Rusty E. Director
Frank, Rusty E. Producer
Reed, Leonard, choreographer.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981. Performer
Reed, Leonard. Interviewee
Frank, Rusty E. Interviewee
On Tap Enterprises.
Added Title
Revenge of the shim sham
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4234
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