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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Cookie Cook and Ernest Brown

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Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Cookie Cook and Ernest Brown
Names
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991 (Teacher)
Brown, Ernest (Dancer)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Director)
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company (Presenter)
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991 (Dancer)
Collection

Jane Goldberg Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980-10-13
Table of Contents
Class taught by Charles "Cookie" Cook (ca. 19 min.) / contains footage from *MGZIC 9-5757 and *MGZIC 9-5756.
Class taught by Cook and Brown (ca. 9 min.) / contains footage from *MGZIC 9-5751 ; opens with the trio "Old man Time," danced by Charles "Cookie" Cook, Ernest "Brownie" Brown, and Jane Goldberg ; Cook and Brown then perform excerpts from their act, including the falls and virtuosic tricks that were Brown's specialty ; they then teach various routines.
Class taught by Ernest "Brownie" Brown (ca. 18 min.) / contains footage from *MGZIC 9-5756 and *MGZIC 9-5753 ; in the opening interview, Brown recalls how the team of Cook and Brown was formed.
Class taught by Cook and Brown (ca. 8 min.) / repeat of the second segment, above.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7494
Topics
Tap dancing
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Dance
Genres
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Motion pictures
Notes
Content: Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
Content: For the completed documentary on this workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Venue: Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 13, 1980.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (55 min., 48 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Compilation of footage from various tapes documenting 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 segments of tap dancing classes taught separately or in tandem by Charles "Cookie" Cook and Ernest "Brownie" Brown, who performed together as the team of Cook and Brown.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3116
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873419
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7eed68b0-a37c-0138-57be-0b6a85c43e70
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1917: Creator Born
  • 1980: Issued
  • 1991: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Cookie Cook and Ernest Brown" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980-10-13. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bc90d38-0c3e-4c4a-b914-ffad35cb5803

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Cookie Cook and Ernest Brown" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bc90d38-0c3e-4c4a-b914-ffad35cb5803

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980-10-13). By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Cookie Cook and Ernest Brown Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bc90d38-0c3e-4c4a-b914-ffad35cb5803

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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Cookie Cook and Ernest Brown