The New York Public Library is now offering grab-and-go service at 50 locations as part of our gradual reopening. Find a location near you, and learn about our remote resources.

By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson

View this item elsewhere:

Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson
Names
Bubbles, John W (Honoree)
Hillman, George (Speaker)
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992 (Performer)
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991 (Performer)
Gibson, Bert (Teacher)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Director)
American Guild of Variety Artists (Host)
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company (Presenter)
Collection

Jane Goldberg Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980-10-13
Date Created: 1980-10-14
Table of Contents
Conclusion of the American Guild of Variety Artists' presentation of its Lifetime Achievement Award to John Bubbles (ca. 4 min.), which began on *MGZIC 9-5742 and *MGZIC 9-5741 ; recorded on October 13, 1980. George Hillman concludes his speech by demonstrating steps that Bubbles taught him ; Honi Coles and Cookie Cook perform a chair dance ; and informal dancing ends the session.
Class taught by Albert Gibson (ca. 15 min.), recorded on October 14, 1980. Gibson reminisces about his early career, including his performances with the Three Chocolateers. He demonstrates some of the dances they invented, including "Peckin'," and teaches a soft shoe. This class continues on *MGZIC 9-5755.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7510
Topics
Tap dancing
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Award presentations
Dance
Genres
Interviews
Award presentations
Filmed performances
Workshops
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
Venue: Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 13 and 14, 1980.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (20 min.) : sound, color ;3/4 in.
Description
Part 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 two sessions, recorded on different days.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3099
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873403
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5d202450-a761-0138-925f-0c17346a3959
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

  • 1980: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf9873f1-81af-489d-ae8b-66b94a17db3c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf9873f1-81af-489d-ae8b-66b94a17db3c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf9873f1-81af-489d-ae8b-66b94a17db3c

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf9873f1-81af-489d-ae8b-66b94a17db3c | title= (moving image) By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson, (1980)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 20, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, John Bubbles and Albert Gibson