Dance marathon footage

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Dance marathon footage
Archive Films (Firm) (Producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920 - 1939 (Approximate)
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Archive Films
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3663
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5514 (former)
Dance marathons -- United States -- History
Dance marathons
Charleston (Dance)
Dance parties and contests
Dance in advertising
Filmed dance
Television commercials
Motion pictures
Content: Title provided by Archive Films.
Content: Time code on frame.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (13 min.) : sound and silent, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
Compilation of brief film clips, filmed mainly in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s, depicting various dance marathons, some featuring the Charleston. Most of the footage is b&w with explanatory voiceover narration, possibly intended for newsreels. Included among the footage is an advertisement from a later date, in color, for Dr. Scholl's insoles.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13717998
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b263000-3149-0132-4d6d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1920: Created (Approximate)
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance marathon footage" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920 - 1939.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance marathon footage" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1920 - 1939). Dance marathon footage Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance marathon footage