By word of foot III, Teaching Sole Sisters
NamesBufalino, Brenda (Teacher)Lee, Mable (Teacher)Perri, Laraine (Interviewee)Browne, Harriet (Teacher)McNamara, Josephine (Teacher)Cook, Charles, 1917-1991 (Interviewee)Brown, Buster, 1913-2002 (Interviewee)Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Interviewer)Sole Sisters (Performing group)Changing Times Tap Dancing Company
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1985
Table of ContentsTap dancing class taught by Brenda Bufalino (ca. 9 min.).Tap dancing class taught by Mable Lee (ca. 5 min.).Interviews with students Roberta Richardson, a dance teacher from Washington, D.C., and Laraine Perri, a New York-based dancer (ca. 2 min.).Tap dancing class taught by Harriet Browne (ca. 8 min.), focusing on her sand dance.Irish step dancing class taught by Jo McNamara (ca. 2 min.).Interview with instructor Charles "Cookie" Cook (ca. 8 min.), preceded by footage of a conversation between Cookie and an unidentified woman.Tap dancing class taught by Charles "Cookie" Cook (ca. 3 min.).Interview with Buster Brown (ca. 5 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7580Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5712 (former)
TopicsTap dancing -- Study and teaching
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageDanceInterviewsVideo
NotesTitle provided by Jane Goldberg.Performers: Instructors: Brenda Bufalino, Mable Lee, Harriet Browne, Jo McNamara, Charles "Cookie" Cook.Performers: Interviewees: Roberta Richardson, Laraine Perri, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Buster Brown.Venue: Videotaped at Broadway Dance Center, New York, on June 30, 1985.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (43 min.) :sd., col.
DescriptionExcerpts from classes taught as part of the By Word of Foot Tap Teach In, presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on June 29-30, 1985, in conjunction with performances by the Sole Sisters. The tape also includes unedited footage of interviews with students and instructors, recorded for the television program Good morning America.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3135NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873444Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 607097d0-7b98-0135-4cfd-53c98715d82d
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