Dance on: Cy Ledgin

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Ledgin, Cy (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Producer)
Kelly, Ann (Director)
Dance Films Association (Associated name)

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-06-16
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4986
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3981 (former)
Rooney, Patrick
Donahue, Jack, 1892-1930
Leonard, Eddie, 1875-1941
Tap dancing
Dancers -- Aging
Filmed interviews
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with Dance Films Association, inc. ; director, Ann Kelly.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television program Dance on: with Billie Mahoney. Recorded in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 16, 1993. Produced through the facilities of American Cablevision of Kansas City, Missouri.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Brooklyn-born tap dancer Cy Ledgin, nearing his ninetieth birthday, looks back over his life and career. He recalls the dancing of Pat Rooney, Joe Frisco, Eddie Leonard, Gus Stewart, and Jack Donahue, all active early in this century, who taught him dances despite his lack of formal training. He discusses his dance schools and students, and his continuing participation in tap dancing, to which he attributes his longevity.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936061225-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175362
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fcba1420-804d-0135-060c-45c6419baaa8
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  • 1993: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Cy Ledgin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Cy Ledgin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Dance on: Cy Ledgin Retrieved from

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Dance on: Cy Ledgin