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The Resource America dances! 1897-1948 : a collector's edition of social dance in film, Dancetime Publications ; Carol T<U+00bf>eten, collector and organizer, (videorecording)

America dances! 1897-1948 : a collector's edition of social dance in film, Dancetime Publications ; Carol T<U+00bf>eten, collector and organizer, (videorecording)

Label
America dances! 1897-1948 : a collector's edition of social dance in film
Title
America dances! 1897-1948
Title remainder
a collector's edition of social dance in film
Statement of responsibility
Dancetime Publications ; Carol T<U+00bf>eten, collector and organizer
Title variation
  • Collector's edition of social dance in film
  • Social dance in film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary includes 60 historical dance film clips from the first part of the 20th century in the United States, recording changing dance trends, expertise, and taste, and reflecting United States culture through the years. This dance retrospective spans the panorama from average Americans dancing in newsreels to top quality performers who have left a legacy of dance moves across the ballroom floor
Cataloging source
VA@
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Téten, Carol
  • Dancetime Publications
Runtime
79
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  • Dance
  • Dance
  • Dance music
  • Dance music
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Jitterbug (Dance)
  • Swing (Dance)
  • Mambo (Dance)
  • Waltz
  • Lindy (Dance)
  • Rumba (Dance)
  • Charleston (Dance)
Technique
live action
Label
America dances! 1897-1948 : a collector's edition of social dance in film, Dancetime Publications ; Carol T<U+00bf>eten, collector and organizer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
1897-1919 : from the Cakewalk to the Castle walk. Charity Ball ; Foxy Grandpa & Polly in a little hilarity ; Cakewalk ; Comedy Cakewalk ; Comedy Cakewalk on beach ; One step : Everybody's doin' it now ; Comic Fox Trot with Mr. & Mrs. Sydney Drew ; Airplane Waltz ; Two Step ; Irene and Vernon Castle : the whirl of life -- 1920-1929 : from the Blackbottom to the Lindy Hop. Let's do The Blackbottom ; Charleston basics ; Charleston and Blackbottom ; Charleston in newsreels ; Charleston dance contests ; Charleston contests ; Ballroom acrobats ; Shimmy ; Raggedy Ann, Tangolio ; Kinkerjeu, Lindy Whirl, Yankee Prance ; Old fashioned Waltz ; Lindy Hop introduction ; Lindy Hop -- 1930-1939+ : from dance marathons to Lindy Hop / Jitterbug contests. Dance marathon newsreels ; 8 couples remain in grueling 3 month dancing marathon ; Exhausted couples drag fatigued feet in endurance walk ; Tired couples totter on feet over 2,500 hours ; Endurance dancers still seek record after 5 months ; Lambeth Walk ; Waltz : New York City ; Waltz, Rumba, Mambo : Harvest Moon Ball ; New style Rhumba makes a hit with winter tourists ; Susie Q basics ; Big Apple basics ; Big Apple dance: a Tarheel stomp agitates country ; From the Minuet to the Big Apple ; Big Apple : keep punching ; Collegiate Shag ; 200,000 Jitterbugs go slap happy at Swing Jamboree ; Beach resort has new slant on Jitterbug ; A dizzy round of Jitterbug and Jive hits the big town ; Lindy Hop : Harvest Moon Ball ; Lindy Hop/Jitterbug Jive : New York City ; Lindy Hop : Harvest Moon Ball ; Lindy Hop : Harvest Time in Rhythm ; Lindy Hop : newsreel -- 1939-1948 : from romantic dance to acrobatic classics. Waltz : Irene Castle at the world's fair ; Adagio : may I have the next trance With you? ; Adagio : dreamland of mine ; Cuban Pete ; A Rumba story ; Rumba with spice ; Mexican Jumping Bean ; Conga Loca ; Rhumba Serenade : mi Rumba ; Lindy Hop : keep punching ; Lindy Hop : Cottontail (Hot Chocolates) ; Lindy Hop : boy! what a girl! ; Lindy Hop : killer diller
Control code
ocm53469341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Lccn
00415061
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880104454592
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
America dances! 1897-1948 : a collector's edition of social dance in film, Dancetime Publications ; Carol T<U+00bf>eten, collector and organizer, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
1897-1919 : from the Cakewalk to the Castle walk. Charity Ball ; Foxy Grandpa & Polly in a little hilarity ; Cakewalk ; Comedy Cakewalk ; Comedy Cakewalk on beach ; One step : Everybody's doin' it now ; Comic Fox Trot with Mr. & Mrs. Sydney Drew ; Airplane Waltz ; Two Step ; Irene and Vernon Castle : the whirl of life -- 1920-1929 : from the Blackbottom to the Lindy Hop. Let's do The Blackbottom ; Charleston basics ; Charleston and Blackbottom ; Charleston in newsreels ; Charleston dance contests ; Charleston contests ; Ballroom acrobats ; Shimmy ; Raggedy Ann, Tangolio ; Kinkerjeu, Lindy Whirl, Yankee Prance ; Old fashioned Waltz ; Lindy Hop introduction ; Lindy Hop -- 1930-1939+ : from dance marathons to Lindy Hop / Jitterbug contests. Dance marathon newsreels ; 8 couples remain in grueling 3 month dancing marathon ; Exhausted couples drag fatigued feet in endurance walk ; Tired couples totter on feet over 2,500 hours ; Endurance dancers still seek record after 5 months ; Lambeth Walk ; Waltz : New York City ; Waltz, Rumba, Mambo : Harvest Moon Ball ; New style Rhumba makes a hit with winter tourists ; Susie Q basics ; Big Apple basics ; Big Apple dance: a Tarheel stomp agitates country ; From the Minuet to the Big Apple ; Big Apple : keep punching ; Collegiate Shag ; 200,000 Jitterbugs go slap happy at Swing Jamboree ; Beach resort has new slant on Jitterbug ; A dizzy round of Jitterbug and Jive hits the big town ; Lindy Hop : Harvest Moon Ball ; Lindy Hop/Jitterbug Jive : New York City ; Lindy Hop : Harvest Moon Ball ; Lindy Hop : Harvest Time in Rhythm ; Lindy Hop : newsreel -- 1939-1948 : from romantic dance to acrobatic classics. Waltz : Irene Castle at the world's fair ; Adagio : may I have the next trance With you? ; Adagio : dreamland of mine ; Cuban Pete ; A Rumba story ; Rumba with spice ; Mexican Jumping Bean ; Conga Loca ; Rhumba Serenade : mi Rumba ; Lindy Hop : keep punching ; Lindy Hop : Cottontail (Hot Chocolates) ; Lindy Hop : boy! what a girl! ; Lindy Hop : killer diller
Control code
ocm53469341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Lccn
00415061
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880104454592
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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