Research Video Volume I: 1900-1930s


Research Video Volume I: 1900-1930s

Price: $110.00

Intended for research purposes, this DVD contains film clips from 1900 through the 1930s that were previously unavailable to the public. You’ll find rare newsreel segments highlighting legends like Charlie Chaplin and the Castles. Vintage films show the dancing public doing the Charleston, Black Bottom, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, participating in dance marathons, and more. The performance draws from years of research from original sources and archives. Comprised of rare film clips, this item is only available through special order; please allow five extra days for preparation.
This is an archival video, available for research purposes only. For broader information, see Dancetime DVD! Volume II, How To Dance Through Time!, and America Dances!

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FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY

In Black and White

Film Clip Year Source
Charity Ball 1897 silent film/ Thomas A. Edison
Foxy Grandpa & Polly in A Little Hilarity 1902 silent film/ American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.
Men cutting up in A Little Hilarity 1902 silent film/ American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.
Cakewalk 1903 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Cakewalk 1903 silent film/ American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.
Cakewalk Intro 1903 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Comedy Cakewalk 1903 silent film/ American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.
Comedy Cakewalk on Beach 1903 newsreel
Dancing Boxing Match (slow motion & fast couple) 1909 Winthrop Moving Picture Co/  with Montgomery & Stone .
Ballroom scene and Bunny Hug dancing 2 clips 1910 Everybody’s doin’ it. From The Whirl of Life
Two Step 1910 Compilation film, “People and Places in America 1903-1912″
Airplane Waltz +Airplane Waltz/ clear double 1911 From early aviation films +Imageways 212-265-1287
Camel Walk plus intro 1913 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Couple Dancing in Chaplin film 1914 “Tillie’s Punctured Romance”
Comic Fox Trot Sequences with Mr. & Mrs. Sydney Drew 1915 Film: “Fox Trot Finesse” Vitagraph Film Co
Maxixe w/Vernon and Irene Castle 1915 Film: The Whirl of Life
The Castle Walk w/v.o. 1915 Film: The Whirl of Life w/v.o. from Astaire Rogers retrospective
The Castle Walk w/v.o.half a century later 1915 Film: The Whirl of Life
The Castles/2 dances 1915 Film: The Whirl of Life
Fashion Show Retrospective to 1918 1918 newsreel
Ballroom Acrobats/Kinkerjeu/ Voice: Tom Hale 1920 newsreel:The Golden 20’s. RKO and March of Time, 1927-1928.?
Lindy Whirl/Old Fashioned Waltz/ Voice: Tom Hale 1920 newsreel:The Golden 20’s. RKO and March of Time, 1927-1928?.
Yankee Prance/ Voice: Tom Hale 1920 newsreel:The Golden 20’s. RKO and March of Time, 1927-1928.?
Charleston and Blackbottom 1924 Fox Movietone Newsreel
Let’s do the Blackbottom 1924 Producers Library Service
Raggity Ann/ Voice: Tom Hale 1924 newsreel/First  Photos by Wire
Tango/Valentino original 1924 Budget Films/w numbers
Tangolio/ Voice: Tom Hale 1924 newsreel/First  Photos by Wire
Charleston Dance Contests /voice: Tom Hale 1925 newsreel
Intro to Charleston 1926 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Charleston 1927 1920′s compilation film
Charleston 1927 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Charleston (repeat) 1927 Watch Me Move 1986/narration:Sally Sommers
Charleston Contests 1927 “The Golden Twenties” RKO Radio Pictures by March of Time
Charleston Party/duplicate with numbers 1927 Budget Films/w numbers
Lindy Hop/ Voice: Tom Hale 1927 newsreel:The Golden 20’s. RKO and March of Time, 1927-1928.?
pre-Lindy/after Seben 1927 Watch Me Move 1986/narration:Sally Sommers
Shimmy 1927 Broadway Nights/Regal Distributing Corp.
Marathon Dance Contest 1928 Women in the 1920′s compilation film
Fashions of the Day/voice: Sally Anderson 1929 newsreel
Adagio/Georges & Jalna “Got You Under My Skin” 1930 feature film?
Apache/Alexis & Dorrano/the Celebrated Adagio Dancers 1930 Pathe Newsreel/WPA Film Library/ with numbers
Collegiate Shag/Plainfield N.J. 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
De Marcos doing a Peabody Dance 1930 Film
Jigwalk plus intro 1930 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Jitterbug 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug “Jitterbugging Jitter-bugs”. 2 clips 1930 With Arthur White’s Lindy Hoppers/w Lee Norman’s Orchestra
Jitterbug contest (Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers-pre professional) 1930 Stompin’ At The Savoy w.Frankie Mannings/narrator:Robert Ulrich
Untitled 1930 poor quality
Jitterbug in ring/clear double 1930 News show/Imageways 212-265-1287
Jitterbug Jive /New York City 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug with Cab Calloway 1930 Newsreel/ part of Twyla Tharp TV program/1980′s retrospective
Jitterbug 1930 “Dance Crazy in Hollywood”/Hermes Pan, narrator/1980s
Jitterbug/200,000 Jitterbugs go Slap Happy/Swing Jamboree 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug/Dizzy Round of Jitterbug and Jive hits the Big Town 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug/Beach Resort has New Slant on Jitterbug 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug/group dancing in hall 3 clips 1930 Stompin’ At The Savoy w.Frankie Mannings/narrator:Robert Ulrich
Jitterbug/Harvest Moon Ball 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug/Harvest Time in Rhythm 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug/Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers in close quarters 2 clips 1930 Stompin’ At The Savoy w.Frankie Mannings/narrator:Robert Ulrich
Jitterbug-Cab Calloway, Twyla Tharp 1930 1980′s program of 1930′s newsreel/U.M. +M. Productions
Lindy 2 clips 1930 Watch Me Move 1986/narration:Sally Sommers
Lindy Hop plus intro 1930 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Lindy to air/ 2 couples on stage, Lindy/1 couple 1930 Watch Me Move 1986/narration:Sally Sommers
New Style Rumba Makes a Hit with Winter Tourists/FLA 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Shim Sham plus intro 1930 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Susie Q Intro/studio version, Savoy version 1930 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Waltz, Rumba, Mambo/ Harvest Moon Ball 1930 Newsreel/ part of Twyla Tharp TV program/1980′s retrospective
Waltz/New York City 1930 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
The (New College) Shag and Lindy Hop 1931 Fox Movietone Newsreel (Harvest Moon Ball)
Marathon Dance Marriage 1931 Pathe Newsreel
Marathon foot idea “Your Feets Too Big” 1931 Fats Waller
Marathon/ clear double 1931 News show/Imageways 212-265-1287
Marathon/Endurance dancers seek record after 5 months 1931 Newsreel/ part of Twyla Tharp TV program/1980′s retrospective
Marathon/Endurance dancers Still Seek Record after 5 months 1931 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Marathon/Exhausted Couples Drag Feet in Endurance Walk 1931 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Marathon/8 Couples Remain in Gruelling 3 Month Marathon 1932 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Marathon/Tired couples totter in 2500 Hour “Walkathon Event 1933 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Coney Island Venus Contest/ Voice: Sally Anderson 1934 newsreel
“How To Dance The Shag” 1936 Arthur Murray and his Shag dancers/Produced by Al Christie
Big Apple 1937 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Big Apple (circle) 1937 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Big Apple (circle)/clear double 1937 News show/ Imageways 212-265-1287
Big Apple (circle)w/v.o. 1937 Newsreel/ part of Twyla Tharp TV program/1980′s retrospective
Big Apple general dancing/”From the Minuet to the Big Apple” 1937 UM+MTV/Will Hudson, Eddie deLange & their Orchestra
Big Apple in circle “From the Minuet to the Big Apple” 1937 UM+MTV/Will Hudson, Eddie deLange & their Orchestra
Big Apple Intro 1937 The American Musical Theatre/WCBS TV/Marshall Stearns/1960
Big Apple” Dance, A Tarheel Stomp Agitates Country 1937 Universal Newsreel, Library of Congress
Jitterbug 1937 “Life in the 30s” NBC, distributed by McGraw Hill
Jitterbug “A Day At the Races” 2 clips 1937 with The Marx Brothers/ Universal Studios
Lambeth Walk 1937 “Life in the 30s” NBC, distributed by McGraw Hill
Irene Castle at the World’s Fair w/v.o. 1939 newsreel

 

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