By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I

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Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I
Additional title: Segments from By word of foot I
Names
Bubbles, John W (Interviewee)
Bubbles, John W (Dancer)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Interviewer)
Bates, Peg Leg (Dancer)
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991 (Dancer)
Gibson, Bert (Dancer)
Coles, Marion (Dancer)
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992 (Dancer)
Gaines, Bubba (Dancer)
Ramirez, Ram, 1913-1994 (Musician)
Sims, Sandman (Dancer)
Kelly, Fred (Dancer)
Collins, Leon (Dancer)
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002 (Dancer)
Hines, Gregory (Dancer)
Briggs, Bunny (Dancer)
Lee, Mable (Dancer)
Bufalino, Brenda (Director)
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company (Presenter)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Dancer)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Speaker)
Collection

Jane Goldberg Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980-10-17
Table of Contents
Conclusion of the third "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" (ca. 3 1/2 min.), begun on *MGZIC 9-5763 and *MGZIC 9-5761. Bubbles reminisces about his work in films, particularly Cabin in the sky (1943), in which he played Domino Johnson. Followed by ca. 7 min. of candid footage.
Segments from By word of foot I: Tap masters pass on their tradition (ca. 17 min.) / directed by Brenda Bufalino ; produced by Jane Goldberg ; camera, Stephan Bell ; sound, Carlos Fernandez ; editing, Gerry Pallor. Tap masters appearing on this tape are: Peg Leg Bates, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Albert "Gip" Gibson, John W. Bubbles, Marion Coles, Charles "Honi" Coles, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines (with musician-composer Ram Ramirez), Howard "Sandman" Sims, Fred Kelly, Leon Collins, Buster Brown, Gregory Hines, Bunny Briggs, Mable Lee. Jane Goldberg performs a duet with Cookie and presents a welcome speech.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7529
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5760 (former)
Topics
Tap dancing
Dance
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
Content: For the completed documentary on the workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Venue: "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 17, 1980.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (27 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Part of the documentation of the week-long tap dancing workshop By word of foot I, presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on October 13-18, 1980. This tape contains the conclusion of the third "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" and an abridged version of the 41-min. documentary By word of foot I (c1983).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3079
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873382
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5bd2c00-85b4-0135-512b-7337602eb256
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  • 1980: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a4a633ea-4af7-4a00-9b00-42199a780ba0

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a4a633ea-4af7-4a00-9b00-42199a780ba0

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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, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a4a633ea-4af7-4a00-9b00-42199a780ba0

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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot I