The Tap dance kid

United States, 1978

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Eight year old Willie Sheridan has a single passion - dancing. His twelve-year-old sister Emma wants to be a lawyer. When Willie, with Emma’s help, gets a chance to audition for summer stock, the entire family confronts the conflict between parents wishes and children’s dreams.
Based on the book “Nobody’s family is going to change” by Louise Fitzhugh.

Credits

production company

Learning Corporation of America

producer

Evelyn Barron

director
Duration

00:59:25:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015321

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conflict of generations

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Family relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conflict of generations

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Conflict of generations

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/77113--the-tap-dance-kid/ |title=The Tap dance kid |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=19 October 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}