By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Peg Leg Bates, Marion Coles, and Leslie "Bubba" Gaines

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Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Peg Leg Bates, Marion Coles, and Leslie "Bubba" Gaines
Names
Bates, Peg Leg (Interviewee)
Coles, Marion
Gaines, Bubba
Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980
Table of Contents
Interview with Peg Leg Bates (ca. 6 min.) / recorded on October 13, 1980 ; contains footage from *MGZIC 9-5748 ; Peg Leg Bates recalls his appearance as the first African-American on Ed Sullivan's television show, discusses the team of Chuck and Chuckles [Chuck Green and James Walker], and introduces his wife Alice.
Class taught by Marion Coles (ca. 24 min.) / recorded on October 15, 1980 ; contains footage from *MGZIC 9-5739 and *MGZIC 9-5735 ; Marion Coles demonstrates, teaches, dances a duet with Jane Goldberg to the song "Watch what happens," and discusses her experiences in the chorus line of the Apollo Theater.
Morning and afternoon classes taught by Leslie "Bubba" Gaines (ca. 27 min.) / recorded on October 15, 1980 ; contains footage from *MGZIC 9-5737, *MGZIC 9-5734, and *MGZIC 9-5733 ; Leslie "Bubba" Gaines discusses his early career, demonstrates, teaches, and dances a duet on boxes with Jane Goldberg. Dr. Cole (?), the dancing dentist, performs a solo at the end of the afternoon session.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7495
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5725 (former)
Topics
Tap dancing
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Dance
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Interviews
video
Anecdotes
Notes
Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
Original container erroneously labeled: Peg Leg Bates, Bubba Gaines, Honi Coles.
For the completed documentary on this workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Performers: Interviewee: Peg Leg Bates.
Performers: Instructors: Marion Coles, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines.
Venue: Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, in October 1980.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (57 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Compilation of footage from various tapes documenting the week-long tap dancing workshop By word of foot I, presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on October 13-18, 1980.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3115
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873418
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 73a80e70-7ba3-0135-b0c5-335c75eddc70
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Peg Leg Bates, Marion Coles, and Leslie "Bubba" Gaines" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/73f26f0d-ec38-4ac5-9880-8d3bc3ffc6c1

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Peg Leg Bates, Marion Coles, and Leslie "Bubba" Gaines" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/73f26f0d-ec38-4ac5-9880-8d3bc3ffc6c1

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Peg Leg Bates, Marion Coles, and Leslie "Bubba" Gaines Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/73f26f0d-ec38-4ac5-9880-8d3bc3ffc6c1

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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Peg Leg Bates, Marion Coles, and Leslie "Bubba" Gaines