The call of the jitterbug

Documentary on the jitterbug and lindy hop, a dance craze that swept the nation beginning in Harlem in the 1930s. Delilah Jackson, Mama Lu Parks, George Lloyd, Sugar Sullivan-Niles, Frank Manning, Sandra Gibson, and musicians Bill Dillard and Dizzy Gillespie also reminisce about dancing at the Savoy...

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Corporate Authors: Filmakers Library, inc.
Green Room Productions.

Mama Lu Parks' Traditional Jazz Dance Company.
Other Authors: Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Batiuchok, Margaret.

Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.

Dillard, Bill.

Gibson, Sandra.

Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993.

Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986.

Hines, Earl, 1903-1983.

Jackson, Delilah.

James, Harry, 1916-1983.

Lloyd, George.

Manning, Frankie.

Miller, Norma, 1919-

Parks, Mama Lu.

Ross, Tana.

Sorensen, Jesper.

Sullivan, Sugar.

Webb, Chick.

Winding, Vibeke.
Format: Movie Electronic
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Filmakers Library, c1988.
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Online Access:Alexander Street Press, Dance in Video Access restricted to NIU Libraries
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Summary:Documentary on the jitterbug and lindy hop, a dance craze that swept the nation beginning in Harlem in the 1930s. Delilah Jackson, Mama Lu Parks, George Lloyd, Sugar Sullivan-Niles, Frank Manning, Sandra Gibson, and musicians Bill Dillard and Dizzy Gillespie also reminisce about dancing at the Savoy Ballroom and other popular clubs, which are seen in historical film footage. Parks and Manning are shown teaching the dance, which continues to be performed in clubs and on stage.
General Notes:Previously released on DVD.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 streaming video (36 min.))
Restrictions:Access restricted to subscribing institutions.