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Tap

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Drama starring Gregory Hines. Upon his release from prison for a burglary conviction, Max Washington (Hines) returns to his old haunt, The Hoofer Club – an old tap dancing joint. His ex-girlfriend, Amy (Suzzanne Douglas), is now working at the club as an instructor, and is less than thrilled to see her old flame return. However, Amy’s father is delighted that one of his star pupils has re-emerged and convinces Max to get involved with his latest show. Unfortunately, Max’s old friends also want to hire him, but for something strictly less than legal.

 

Tap Dogs

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The show that rocked the nation; Dein Perry’s all-male tap-dancing troupe, Ben, Drew, Nathan, Gerry, Dein and Darren. This show was an international success, the tour a sell-out. Power, humour and raw energy all combine in a hypnotic display of tap.

Gene Kelly : The Signature Collection

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Gene Kelly sang and danced his way into the hearts of millions in the 40s and 50s. He choreographed many of his own dance routines and left a legacy of classic musicals that still captivate audiences around the world today. Five of his most memorable movies Singin’ In The Rain, An American In Paris, Anchors Aweigh, On The Town and The Three Musketeers are available together for the first time in this box set.  

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No Maps On My Taps 

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No Maps on my Taps takes the tap out of Fred Astaire’s top hat and puts it back on the streets of Harlem. We follow the lives and careers of three outstanding performers – Bunny Briggs, Sandman Simms and Chuck Green – from Harlem, to Vaudeville, to the Hall of Fame.

 

Fred Astaire: The Signature Collection

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Collection of films starring legendary song and dance man Fred Astaire: Broadway Melody of 1940, Easter Parade, Finnian’s Rainbow, The Barkleys of Broadway, and The Band Wagon.

 

STORMY WEATHER

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A veteran jazz musician looks back at his life, the flashbacks providing the excuse for the top-notch musical talents of the day to show what they could do. Includes ‘Stormy Weather’, ‘Jumpin Jive’ and ‘Ain’t Misbehaving’, performed by the likes of Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lena Horne and Mae Johnson, with virtuosic tap dancing by the Nicholas Brothers.

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42nd Street 

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The leading lady is suddenly unavailable and a naive chorine is thrust into the limelight. Last minute preparations for opening night with the new star turn the entire production on its ear before the big premiere. Featuring any memorable tunes including: Forty-Second Street, Young And Healthy, Youre Getting To Be A Habit With Me and Shuffle Off To Buffalo, starring Ruby Keeler.

 

The Little Colonel

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Classic comedy starring Shirley Temple. After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd (Evelyn Venable) runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman (John Lodge), her father – a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War – vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter (Temple). The little girl charms her grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother. The Little Colonel features the groundbreaking “stair dance” between Temple and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson.

 

Tap Dance History: From Vaudville to Film 

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This one-of-a-kind DVD is a collection of rarely seen original film footage from Soundies and short films of the 1930’s and 1940’s. The films come from the private collection of Mark Cantor’s Celluloid Improvisations Music Film Archive, a collection of 4000 preserved jazz-musicals , and from the Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

Every selection has been carefully researched by Andrew J. Nemr of the The Tap Legacy™ Foundation, and was selected to educate and enlighten dance professionals and aficionados. The narration adds background information on the legendary performers in this DVD, such as  Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Bill Mahoney, The Berry Brothers, Slick and Slack, Juanita Pitts, and Stump and Stumpy.

 

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Fred Astaire Icons Collection 

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This collection of four musicals starring Fred Astaire showcases some of his most iconic works: Top Hat, Swing Time, You’ll Never Get Rich, and You Were Never Lovelier. 

 

Bojangles

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The award-winning actor and dancer Gregory Hines stars in this look at the life of extraordinary tap dancing legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. This is the story of an incredibly talented man who struggled with the demons of his past and the racism of his time, but still entertained millions with his unique and complex dance style.

 

Happy Feet

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 Emperor penguins have lived for centuries with one simple goal in life: to find their soulmates through their own unique heart song. Mumble is the worst singer in the world, but he is a brilliant tap dancer; unfortunately in Antarctica his toe-tapping talent is deemed peculiar and poor Mumble is branded an outcast by the Emperor Elders. He goes on a journey to solve the mystery of the fish-famine, and through his courage, determination, and dancing, he discovers the importance of being true to oneself.

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Singin’ in the Rain

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Classic musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. In 1927, Don Lockwood (Kelly, who co-directs) has worked his way up from being a song-and-dance man with partner Cosmo Brown (Donald O’Connor) to become a top movie star. His on-screen partner, Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), who believes that Don loves her for real, needs to have her awful voice dubbed with the arrival of talkies. The girl selected is ‘serious’ actress Kathy Selden (Debbie Reynolds), for whom Don soon falls. Musical numbers include ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’, ‘Good Morning’ and ‘Moses Supposes’.

 

Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer 

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A look at the life, the work, and the contributions of Gene Kelly to movies and movie making. 

An American In Paris 

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Vincente Minnelli directs this classic American musical starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron. American G.I. Jerry Mulligan (Kelly) stays in Paris after the war to become a painter. There he falls in love with Lise Bouvier (Caron) despite her disinterest, only to discover that she is engaged to his friend Henri Baurel (Georges Guetary). Meanwhile, wealthy heiress Milo Roberts (Nina Foch) falls in love with Jerry after discovering his art and tries to win him over, unaware of his love for another woman. The film won six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Writing and Best Music and was nominated for a further two.