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John Helds Flapper

Stage Name

Birth Name

Flapper | Jazz Baby The Flapper

   As they say "Sex Sells" and the Flapper or Jazz Baby of the 1920's started the "Sexual Revolution" ( Or maybe it was a rebellion) that is still going on today. The Jazz Baby would rid herself of the burdensome Corsets, Roll her stockings, shorten her skirt, "Bob" her hair ( Cut short,) Smoke, Drink, Cuss, practice heavy petting and engage in sexual encounters.

   The most celebrated Flapper was Clara Bow known as the "It Girl" along with Louise Brooks and the animated Betty Boop placing a near second.

   The Flappers and their male counterparts would change the bindings of the past. The Collegiate, Black Bottom and Charleston were the dances they

Above Photo: John Held's Flapper 1920s.
Would love to do. The Hedge code would curtail the movies from exploiting the evil doings of the flapper, then came Mae West ... More to come...

Birth Place

Creation Date

Creator

Dance Type

? USA ? 1920s Society Jass / Jazz
     

Dance Types

Dancers

 

Flapper Music Titles

Apache Dance Ann Pennington   1922 - Flapper Fan   (Bob Schafer)
Ballin' The Jack Clara Bow   1922 - Flapper Walk, the
Baltimore Buzz Coleen Moore   1925 - The Flapper Wife (Golden Gate Orch)
Black Bottom     1924 - The Perfect Flapper (Colleen Moore)
Break-away     1954 - Flapperette (Jessie Greer) 
Camel Walk     Shimmy
Charleston     Let's Go Collegiate
Collegiate Dances     Varsity Drag
Eagle Rock    
Foxtrot    
Frisco    
Gaby Glide    
Jazz    
Shimmy (sha-wabble)    
Toddle, the     ... See full list of Flapper Titled Music: Click here
Varsity Drag      

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

Savoy Ballroom Park Palace (10/23/1922) The Married Flapper (10/23/1922)
     

Video Clips (pop-up)

Films

Television

Musicians / Singers, etc.

Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. 1920-29 - 20th Century News Reel (20:44) n/a Frank Westphat
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. 1923 - The Jazz Bug          
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $ 1924 - Campus Knights DVD            
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. 1926 - The Jazz Girl            
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $ 1927 - College,[#2 VHS], [ DVD]            
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $1928 - Our Dancing Daughters DVD            
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $1929 - Coquette DVD            
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. 1929 - Jazz Mamas            
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $1939 - The Roaring 20's DVD (era)      

Posters

Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $1942 - Roxie Hart DVD       Boop - Piano Tapping
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
1954 - It (Deep In My Heart)       Gaby-Yoo
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $ 1960 - The Jazz Age DVD (documentary about the 1920s)       Gigollettes of Paris
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $ 1993 - At The Jazz Band Ball [ DVD]       Jazz Babies Ball
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $ 2000 - Jazz A Film by Ken Burns VHS SET [ DVD ]       Josephine Baker
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. Birmingham Black Bottom DVD: (1st all Black soundies)        
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window. $ The Story Of Jazz DVD            

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