By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles [and] Segments from By word of foot IAdditional title: Segments from By word of foot I
NamesBubbles, John W (Interviewee)Bubbles, John W (Dancer)Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Interviewer)Bates, Peg Leg (Dancer)Cook, Charles, 1917-1991 (Dancer)Gibson, Bert (Dancer)Coles, Marion (Dancer)Coles, Honi, 1911-1992 (Dancer)Gaines, Bubba (Dancer)Ramirez, Ram, 1913-1994 (Musician)Sims, Sandman (Dancer)Kelly, Fred (Dancer)Collins, Leon (Dancer)Brown, Buster, 1913-2002 (Dancer)Hines, Gregory (Dancer)Briggs, Bunny (Dancer)Lee, Mable (Dancer)Bufalino, Brenda (Director)Changing Times Tap Dancing Company (Presenter)Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Dancer)Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Speaker)
Jane Goldberg Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980-10-17
Table of ContentsConclusion of the third "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" (ca. 3 1/2 min.), begun on *MGZIC 9-5763 and *MGZIC 9-5761. Bubbles reminisces about his work in films, particularly Cabin in the sky (1943), in which he played Domino Johnson. Followed by ca. 7 min. of candid footage.Segments from By word of foot I: Tap masters pass on their tradition (ca. 17 min.) / directed by Brenda Bufalino ; produced by Jane Goldberg ; camera, Stephan Bell ; sound, Carlos Fernandez ; editing, Gerry Pallor. Tap masters appearing on this tape are: Peg Leg Bates, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Albert "Gip" Gibson, John W. Bubbles, Marion Coles, Charles "Honi" Coles, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines (with musician-composer Ram Ramirez), Howard "Sandman" Sims, Fred Kelly, Leon Collins, Buster Brown, Gregory Hines, Bunny Briggs, Mable Lee. Jane Goldberg performs a duet with Cookie and presents a welcome speech.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7529Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5760 (former)
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageFilmed interviewsInterviewsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Title provided by Jane Goldberg.Content: For the completed documentary on the workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.Venue: "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 17, 1980.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (27 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionPart of the documentation of 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 the conclusion of the third "Cocktail hour with John Bubbles" and an abridged version of the 41-min. documentary By word of foot I (c1983).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3079NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873382Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5bd2c00-85b4-0135-512b-7337602eb256
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