No maps on my taps

United States, 1978

Film
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A tribute to jazz tap dancing as an expression of black heritage and culture through the portraits of three surviving dancers - Sandman Sims, Chuck Green and Bunny Briggs - combined with rare photos and film clips from the thirties, the heyday of tap. Contains B&W sequences.

Credits

producer/director

George Nierenberg

production company

GTN Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:58:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33714

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → African Americans

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → African Americans

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Dancers

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing - United States

Music & Performing Arts → Jazz dance

Music & Performing Arts → Performing arts

Music & Performing Arts → Tap dancing

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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