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Click to view scene in a pop-up window. Film / Movie Title Studio Swing, Jitterbug, Lindy, Jive Dancers Dance Date  
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. 1941 Universal Pictures John Belushi, Kay (Jitterbug Contest.) Jitterbug 1979

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WCS - Love n' dancing - a West Coast Swing dance film
The Spirit Moves by Muraa Dehn
Prisoner of SWING
THIS VIDEO IS OCCASIONALLY AVAILABLE HERE
Senior Prom
Don't Knock The Rock
Babes on Broadway
Hellzapoppin' -- Rare video has this item available
Beware with Louis Jordan
Down Argentine Way
Boarding House Blues
Cabin in The Sky
Daddy-O
Sunday Sinners
Stormy Weather
Juke Joint
Roxie Hart
Swing!
1941 DVD Featuring 1941 Jitterbug Contests with John Belushi
Keep Punchin'
Betty Boop
1937  Hi-De-Ho with Cab Calloway, features the Miller Brothers and Lois Ta Dance trio. No Swing dance scenes however
Swing Swing Swing
Malcolm X
American Pop
Paradise in Harlem
Birmingham Black Bottom
George White Scandals
Make Mine Music
Mr. Bug Goes to Town
Fox Movietone News
Shake Rattle and Rock
Zoot Suit is Available
 
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. A Day At The Races M.G.M. Whitey's, Leon James, Snookie Beasley, Billy Rickter, George Greenridge, Dot Miller, Norma Miller Lindy Hop 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. A Lady Takes a Chance Republic John Wayne and Jean Stevens Jitterbug 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. A Little Jive is Good For You ??? -   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Abou Ben Boogie Walter Lantz Corp. Animation   1944
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After Seban (Clip 2) Paramount Pictures Shorty George, James Barton, Little Bea Lindy Hop 1929
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Air Mail Special Soundies Corp. [Lindy dance to Count Basie Orch) Lindy Hop 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. 'Alligators' plus 'Cats' plus 'Jive' Equals More Swing Paramount Pictures [Shag, Truckin and Lindy Hop] Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Always A Bridesmaid Universal Pictures Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Jivin' Jacks and Jills   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. American Pop Tristar [Lindy Hoppers] (Cartoon of actual vintage Lindy) Lindy Hop 1981
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Among the Living Paramount Pictures Patti Lacey, Ray Hirsch, Roy Lester, Jane Allen   1941
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Arthur Murray dance Commericial n/a two dancers do WCS While narrator talks about A&M (UK Adv). West Coast Swing 1960
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Arthur Murrays 'How To Dance The Shag General Service Arthur Murray Shag Dancers Arthur Murray Shag 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Ask Uncle Sol 20th. Century Fox Shorty George and Big Bea and his troupe Lindy Hop 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. At The Jazz Band Ball Yazoo Video! Shorty George, James Barton, Bojangles and more. Lindy Hop 1932
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Attack of the 50ft. Woman 20th. Century Fox [Jitterbug] Jitterbug 1958
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Australian Jitterbugs Jitter Paramount Pictures -   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Babes In Arms M.G.M. Maxie Dorf, Larry "Lolly" Wise Lindy Hop 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Babes On Broadway M.G.M. Maxie Dorf Lindy Hop 1941
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Bachelor Mother R.K.O. Lawrence Lolly Wise and Marge Wilson, Swing Scene, Ginger Rogers Lindy Hop 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Be Bop Paramount News [French swing]   1949
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Belles On Their Toes 20th. Century Fox [Shag Dancers]   1953
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Benny Goodman Story Universal Pictures Pat Eggars, Darlene Lind, Lou Southern, Lenny Smith, Nicholas Brothers, Gil and Nikki Brady Tap , Lindy Hop 1955
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Bessie Smith & Friends BCI Eclipse Nicholas Brothers, Lena Horne, Bessie Smith Tap 1929-1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Beware Timeless Louis Jordan Video, no swing dancing, Dimples Daniels Lizzie dancing   1946
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Big Apple, the Paramount News Headliner ??? Various Dancers not known. Shows dancers and narrates. (also see from the Minuet to the Big Apple from Paramount below, different film) Charleston, Shag, Jitterbug, Shine, Suzy-Q, Peckin', Lindy, Truckin 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Birmingham Black Bottom Koch Vision Non Dance (c.1927)   1927
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Black Bottom ??? ??? black bottom 1927
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Black Board Jungle Warner Home Video (Introduced Rock and Roll music to Audiences) West Coast Swing 1955
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Bli-Blip ??? Marie Bryant & Paul White   1942
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Blondie Meets the Boss Alpha-Omega Ray Hirsch & Patti Lacey Collegiate Shag 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boarding House Blues
All American "Crip" Heard, Berry Bros, Stump and Stumpy Tap 1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogie-Doodle Norman McLaren (Animated (on 'selected Films Norman McLaren (14 Short Films)'   1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogiemania Soundies Dist Helen Bangs & Albert Reese James   1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogie Woogie Paramount Musical Parade ??? Jitterbug 1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogie Woogie ??? (Animated Jitterbug) Jitterbug 1960
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogie Woogie Blues ??? Hadda Brooks. (sorry, Not yet seen)   1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company 'B' Walter Lantz (Animated Musical)   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boogie Woogie Dream Soundies (No dance, But good Swing Music)   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Bop Girl n/a Calypso, ECS, Lou Southern, Gil Brady   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Boy! What a Girl  Gotham Dist. Int'l Jitterbugs, Harlemaniacs, Jitterbug Jitterbug 1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Broadway Highlights of 1930
[try here] (Many 1930's Nightclubs in NY)   1930
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Broadway Serenade ???  Roy Lester, Helen Seamon   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Buck Privates Universal Pictures Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Gil Hernandez, Connie Weidell, Gene 'Shadow' Cole   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid Merrie Melodies (Animated)   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Bumble Boogie RKO / Disney (Short Animation (aka: Melody Time)   1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Bundle Of Joy R.K.O. Gil and Nicki Brady, Lenny Smith, Joe lanza, bess flowers   1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Burlesque in Harlem Alpha Home Entertainment (Bevy of dances and dancers)   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Cabin In The Sky M.G.M. Archie Savage, Leon James Lindy Hop 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Call of the Canyon - Irene Thomas, Johnny Duncan, Genevieve Grazis, Gill Dennis and Rosemary Wilson Collegiate Shag, Lindy Hop 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Call Of The Jitterbug  Green Congeroo, Parks, Whitey's Londy Hoppers, Lindy Hop Lindy Hop 1988
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Calling Dr. Gillespie  ??? (Short Swing Scene)   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Calypso Heat Wave Columbia Pictures Lenny Smith, Frieda Angela Wyckoff   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Cannery Row Turner Funny Scene with Nolte and Winger   1982
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Canterville Ghost Warner Brothers ?Dean Collins Choreog.?, with Margaret O'Brien   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Carl Deacon Moore and His Orchestra Vitaphone Short [Big Apple]   1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Carnival Rock How Co. ? Gil Brady, Freda Angela Wyckoff   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Charleston ...
[Avante Garde - try here]
??? Catherine Hessling charleston's from Outer Space with a monkey   1927
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Charleston, the Renoir Silent (a Jean Renoir Silent film )   1928
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Charleston Queen ??? (Animated)   1926
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Chicago and all That Jazz N.B.C. Leon James, Al Minns   1961
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Chicken Run [DVD] Universal Pictures (Animated Chicken Lindy Scene) Lindy Hop 2000
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Chool Song, the ??? Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen (as Collette) Swing, Minuet, Truckin'   194?
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. College Confidential Universal International (Occasional swing dancer in various scenes. mainly ECS, WCS Sugarpush.)   1960
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. College Humor Paramount Pictures Freddie Christopherson
  1933
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. College Swing Universal Pictures Betty Grable and Jackie Coogan do the Jitterbug Jitterbug 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Collegiate ??? -   1926
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Collegiate ??? Tom Gallagher, Sharpe, Usher, Prinz, Marjorie Reynolds   1936
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Cootie Williams Orchestra ??? Leon James, Dot Johnson, Russell Williams, Carolyn Hughes Lindy Hop 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Copacabana Republican Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Jitterbug at end of film Jitterbug 1947
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Cottontail (aka Harlem Harmonies) Harlem Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Lindy Hoppers, Three Chefs, Bojangles Lindy Hop , Tap 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Cow Cow Boogie [try here] ??? (Animation)   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Crazy House  Universal Pictures Pepsi Bethel, Tiny Bunch, & the De Marcos Lindy Hop 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Crime Wave Encore TV -   1985
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Cuban Rhythm M.G.M. Mickey Alvarez, Madeline Pollard (a Pete Smith short - Rumba)   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Daddy-O Columbia Pictures Sandra Giles, ( Gil and Nikki Brady)   1958
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Dance Hall 20th. Century Fox Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Ceaser Romero, Carole Landis, Connie Wydel   1941
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Dance Hall Racket Quality Studios Unknown Swing dancers, Killer Joe Piro Lindy 1953
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Dance, Girl, Dance R.K.O. Vivian Faye, Lucille Ball, Not sure about this one   1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Dancing Program #5 P.B.S. has swing clips-"Shorty George", Lindy Hop Lindy Hop 199?
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Dean Collins Rare Disco Footage Home Video Dean dancing to Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" at Happy Daze Disco   1982
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Death in Small Doses ??? Freida Wyckoff, Lou Southern   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Desk Set 20th. Century Fox Freida Wyckoff, Joe Lanza, Lou Southern   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Dispossessed Blues
short film (songs by: Lynn Albritton & the Four Knobs )    
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Don't Knock the Rock Columbia Pictures Gil and Nicki Brady, Freida Wyckoff, Lou Southern, West Coast Swing 1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Down Argentine Way 20th. Century Fox Betty Grable, Nicholas bros. Charlotte Greenwood, Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen Jitterbug 1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Duke Is Tops Ryko Lena Horne, Criner, Hawley, Willie Covan, Rubberneck Holmes Tap 1938
  Dynamo A (Dizzie Gillespie) Music Short Unknown Lindy Dancers Lindy Hop 1947
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Ellington Shorts Paramount Pictures -   1929-41
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Everybody Sing MGM Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Judy Garland Lindy Hop 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Fighting Seabees Republican John Wayne with Adele Mara, Jitterbug Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Follow The Boys Universal Pictures Bob Ashley, Lenny Smith, Lou Southern, Carmen Amaya, George Raft, Vera Zorina   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Ford 50th Anniversary ??? Ollies Newsreel #2 & Wally Cox Dance Demos.   1953
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Four Jills in a Jeep 20th. Century Fox Freida Wyckoff, Roy Damron, George Tyne   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Fox Movietone News #19/100: Jitterbug 20th. Century Fox - Jitterbug 8/26/1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Fox Movietone: USO Dancers 20th. Century Fox  - Jitterbug 3/17/1942
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From the Minuet to the Big Apple Paramount Pictures Unknown Dancers Big Apple, Lindy Hop, Suzy-Q, Charleston, Truckin, & More 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Gangs All Here, the (aka: In the night) 20th. Century Fox Diedre Gale, John Mills, Charles Saggau, Johnny & Jenny Duncan   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Gangs all Here, The
(aka: Girl he left behind)
20th. Century Fox Diedre Gale & Charles Saggau, John Mills, Miriam LaVelle, Tony DeMarco & Virgina Wilson, Carmen Miranda, Jitterbug 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. George White Scandals R.K.O. - Tap 1934
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. George White Scandals 20th. Century Fox Bojangles, Eleanor Powell Tap 1935
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. George White Scandals R.K.O. Dean Collins, ???   1945
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Georgie Porgie Official Films Ray Hirsch and Patti Lacey Collegiate Shag, Jitterbug, Truckin' 1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Get Hep to Love Universal Pictures Jivin' Jacks and Jills, Donald O'Connor, Peggy Ryan Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Get Yourself a College Girl -- -   1964
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Ghost Catchers Universal Pictures Dean Collins choreo, Bob Ashley, Lou Southern, Betty Stoy, Lenny Smith, Patti Lacey, Bob Ashley, Betty Stoy, Gil Hernandez, Irene Thomas, John & Venna Archer and more (see page). Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Girl Can't Help It, The 20th. Century Fox Lou Southern, Gil and Nicki Brady   1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Give Out, Sisters Universal Pictures Jivin' Jacks and Jills Jitterbug 1942
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Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra Warner Brothers Dean Collins & Jewel McGowen Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Glenn Miller Story M.C.A. Lisa Gaye, Anita Deaton, Archie Savage Dancers Jitterbug 1954
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Groovie Movie M.G.M.
(a Pete Smith Short)
Artthur Walsh, Jean Phelps-Veloz, Alice "Scotty" Scott, Lou Southern, Lenny Smith, Kay Vaughn, Irene Thomas, Charles Saggau, 'Mousie' Albright [ Poster] Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hamburg Gets The Jitters Paramount Pictures - - 1952
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Harlem Bound Vitaphone Short (Musical short: 20 mins (Mentone Comedy #4, Universal)   1935
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Harlem Harmonies v.2 Hotline Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Three Chefs, [Lindy Hop, Bojangles], (aka cottontail) Lindy Hop 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Harlem Hoofers Fry Their Corns Paramount Pictures [Lindy dancers] Lindy Hop 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Harlem Swings ??? Jitterbug Johnnies ([dance, music, 1930s to 1950s) Jitterbug 1950
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Harvest Moon Ball Paramount News (1939, 1941, 1949, 1950, 1951) Lindy Hop Varies
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Harvest Moon Madness ??? - - 1951
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Having a Wonderful Life  ??? Walter Cosden, Shag - ?1960's?
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Heats on Again, the ??? Three Heat Waves, Jitterbug Jitterbug 1943
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Hellzapoppin' Universal Pictures Dean Collins, Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Mike Tremini, Norma Miller, Frankie Manning, Wila Mae Richkter, Al Minns, Ed Brandts, Billy Richter, William Downes, Francis Johnson, Martha Raye, Lindy Hop Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Here Come The Waves Paramount Pictures ???, Betty Hutton, also Blackface routine Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hi Buddy Universal Pictures Dick Humphries, Marilyn Kaye, Helene Stanley, Jivin' Jacks and Jills, Step Brothers Jitterbug 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hi-De-Ho (no swing Dance!) Storyville Cab Calloway (Plot: Radio) - 1934
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hi-De-Ho (no swing!) Timeless Cab Calloway Short - no swing! (Plot: Infidelity) - 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hi-De-Ho (no swing!) All American Cab Calloway Chor: Addison Carew. Tap: Miller Bros. & Lois, Shorty George Snowden (Plot: Cotton Club) Lindy Hop 1947
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hold That Co-ed 20th. Century Fox - - 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Holiday Inn Universal Pictures Fred Astaire, Various dances, Brief Jitterbug Scene, Jitterbug 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hollywood Canteen Warner Brothers Johnny Archer, Gil Hernandez, Jack Coffey, (very brief) also Rosario and Antonio - do a Spanish dance Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Home In Indiana ??? Charles Saggau, ??   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Horn Blows At Midnight Warner Brothers Dean Collins, john archer, Jean Phelps-Veloz,   1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Hot Chocolates (aka: Cottontail) Soundies Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, William Downes, Al Minns, Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Francis Johnson, Wila Mae Richter, Ann Johnson, Billy Richter, Lindy Hop Lindy Hop 1941
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Hot Rod Gang American International Kay Wheeler, John Ashley, (Long swing scene) West Coast Swing 1958
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Houseboat Paramount Studios Gil and Nicki Brady, Joe Lanza   1958
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. How To Do The Big Apple Paramount Studios [Big Apple dance and others.]   193?
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. I Am The Law COLUMBIA Edward G. Robinson and others do the Swing, Suzy Q. Big Apple, Shag, Shimmy   1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. I Dood It M.G.M. Kid Jitterbug Dancers, Buck and Bubbles, Eleanor Powell Jitterbug, Tap 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. I Married Joan, V.14: Jitterbug TV n/a   1952-1955
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. I'll Remember April Universal Pictures Jack Archer, Venna Archer, Irene Thomas   1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. I'm Just a Jitterbug Universal Pictures Walter Lantz Animated Mother Goose   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. In A Jazz Way Maura Dehn Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Lindy Hop Lindy Hop 1987
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I Love Lucy Show Desilu Lucille Ball does the Jitterbug w/ Arthur Walsh Jitterbug 1953
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. In The Swing T.V. Dean Collins, Mary Collins, lb, Bobby Hefner, Shirley Fietsem, Mary Ann Nunez, Lance Shermoen, kl (30 min. short film.)   1981?
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Irene RKO Anna Neagle, Ray Miland, Dandridge Sisters Jitterbug 1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. It Takes Hot Dogs to Win the Lindy Hop Pathe News Various - at Harlem Dance Hall Jitterbug 1931
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It’s in the Stars ??? Johnny Downs Charleston,ShagJitterbug, Truckin, Collegiate 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. It's Swing Ho - Come to the Fair Paramount Pictures [Jitterbug] Jitterbug 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jam Session Columbia Pictures Ann Miller, Margaret Campbell Jitterbug Scene Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jammin' The Blues United Archie Savaga, Marie Bryant Lindy Hop 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Janie ??? (Teen Movie)   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Java Jive ??? Al Donahue (2 minute short film)   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jazz Band Ball ??? Cab Calloway Lindy Hop 1956
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Jazzy Joe R.C.M. Productions Dean Collins & Jewel McGowan, Gil Fernandez & Patti Lacey
  1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitter Bughouse ??? (18 minute short film?)   1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitterbugs  20th. Century Fox Laurel & Hardy, Jivin' Jacks and Jills, Zoot Suits Jitterbug 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitterbug Follies M.G.M. (Animated Jitterbug Contest) Jitterbug 1939
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Jitterbug Jamboree Hearst-Pathe Harvest Moon Ball Shag Dancers (Newsreel) Lindy Hop 1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitterbug Jive ??? Popeye Jitterbug dance contest Jitterbug 1950
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitterbug Knights ??? (Animated)   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitterbug Party Paramount Pictures Cab Calloway Short, Shim-Sham (Minnie the Moocher) Jitterbug 1935
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jitterbugs Jive at Swingeroo Paramount Pictures - Jitterbug 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jittering Jitterbugs Harlem Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Big Apple Scene, Lindy Hop (11 mins) Lindy Hop 1938
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Jive Introduced to UK Pathe includes demos, introduction to Audience and How to do it. + Jitterbug Jitterbug 1940's
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Jive Junction PRC Bob Ashley & Jean (Phelps) Veloz, Lenny & Kay Smith, Don Gallaher & Irene Thomas, Johnny Archer (Lindy & Charleston)
  1943
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Jiveroo   No real swing dance, tap and Harry Bay and della, June Taylor Dancers.   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jivin' in Bebop ??? Various dancers and Bop Music   1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Johnny Doughboy - Dean Collins, Jewel mcGowen   1942
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Juke Box Joe's ??? Jack Arkin & Irene Thomas, Lenny Smith & Kay Smith, Jerry Warren (w/ Kay) , Jeanne Phelps-Veloz (w/ Lennie)
  1940s
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Juke Box Rhythm Columbia Pictures Lenny Smith, Gil and Nicki Brady, Frieda Wyckoff   1959
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Juke Joint Slack Amusement Jitterbug Johnnies, Lindy Hop Jitterbug 1947
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Jumpin' Jive ??? Larry Ceballos   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Junction 88 ??? (Some dancing, An early all-Black musical)   1947
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Junior Jive Bombers 20 minute Short Film Leroy Prinz (Haven't Seen This One)   1944
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Junior Prom Monogram Dean Collins, Jewel mcGowen, Hal Takier, Lenny Smith and more (also see teenagers)   1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Keep Punchin' Sack Amusement [Lindy Hop, Big Apple, Whitey's Lindy Hoppers] Lindy Hop 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Kid Dynamite Monogram Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Leo Gorcey, Kay Marvis   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Killer Diller All American Frankie Manning, Russell Williams, Ann Johnson, Willa Mae Rickter, Lindy Hop, the CONGEROO'S Lindy Hop 1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Last Of The Blonde Bombshells TV -   2000
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Let's Go Collegiate Monogram -   1941
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Let's Make Music R.K.O. Freda Angela Wyckoff, Dean Collins & Jewel McGowan & Bertha Lee, Pat Eggar Havenhill, Tommy Silvius, Lawrence "Lolly" Wise   1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Let Me Off Uptown Official Films, Inc [Lindy Hop Couple] Lindy Hop 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Limit Up! [DVD] Virgin Visi
Jim Fisk, Nancy Beth Orr, West Coast Swing 1989
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Little Mothers, 40 ??? Lawrence Lolly Wise, ??   1940
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Living It Up [DVD] Paramount Pictures Lawrence Lolly Wise, Jerry Lewis, Sheree North, Tommy Silvius, Jack Carey & Loraine Edwards, Dean Collins & Jewel McGowan, Roy Damron, Danny Donahoe & Freda Angela Wyckoff, Pat Eggars Havenhill & Sheila O'Hare Lennie Smith & Helen West Coast Swing, Jitterbug 1954
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Love n' Dancing [DVD] Screen Media Jordan and Tatianna, Kyle and Sarah, John Lindo, Ben Morris and more West Coast Swing 2009
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Mad Youth (Atlas)
Willis Kent
Ray Hirsch & Patti Lacey, Betty Atkinson, Eugene Taylor, Maxine Taylor, Aileen Morris, Pearl Tolson Collegiate Shag 1940
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Maharaja Soundies Corp. Hal & Betty Takier Jitterbug, Bal-Swing, Partner Charleston, 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Make Mine Music [DVD] Disney (animated Lindy Scene to Benny Goodman) Lindy Hop 1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Malcolm X Warner Brothers Sonny Allen, John Festa, Norma Miller, Ryan Francois, Lindy Hop 1992
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Manhattan Merry Go Round Republic Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Tamara Geva Lindy Hop 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Minnie The Moocher MPI Cab Calloway   1991
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Minnie The Moocher MPI Cab Calloway Short   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Miracle at Morgans Creek Paramount Pictures (Jitterbug) Betty Hutton does the Jitterbug Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Moonlight In Havana Universal Pictures (Jitterbug) Jivin' Jack and Jills, Nicco and Grace, Horton dancers Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Moon Over Harlem Stack (Stars: Ozinetta Wilcox, Cora Green. )   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Movietone Jitterbug News Reel 20th. Century Fox (??) Jitterbug 9/1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Mr. and Mr. Smith Warner Brothers small scene with Mongomery and Lombard Lindy Hop 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Mr. Bug Goes to Town  Paramount Pictures (first full length musical cartoon. no swing really)   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Mr. Rock and Roll Paramount Pictures (Swing dancing )   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Music & Comedy Masters V.2 ??? (see "Jittering Jitterbugs") Jitterbug 19??
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Mystery in Swing Aetna, Int'l International Lindy Hoppers, Tiny Bunch, Cab also swings Lindy Hop 1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. $ Mystic Pizza [DVD] ??? Julia Roberts, ??, (short kitchen scene)   1988
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Nat'l Geographic Explorer T.V. (Jitterbug has clips, Lindy Hop Jitterbug, Lindy Hop 1989
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Naughty But Nice Warner Brothers Maxie Dorf & Midge Dare, Connie Weidell
  1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Ocean Hop, The ??? (Animated (anyone seen this?)   1927
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Old Boston A-Jive with Jitterbugs Paramount Pictures -   1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Once Upon A Time Columbia George Tyne, dancing Worm   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Orchestra Wives 20th. Century Fox Nicholas Brothers, Tap - Brief swing dance!   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Outline of Jitterbug History Soundies Corp. Whitey's Lindy Hoppers Lindy Hop 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Paradise in Harlem Jubilee / Timeless (Harlem Musical / Drama, no swing)   1939
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Peckin' (New Faces of 1937) Soundies Corp. Chocolateers, Lindy Hop 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Phony Boy R.K.O. 1937 Collegiate Shag Winners   1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Playmates R.K.O. Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Lupe Velez, Kay Kyser   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Policy Man ??? (Count Basie Orchestra)   1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Pot O' Gold ???  Jewel McGowen, Jitterbug, Rumba Jitterbug 1941
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Powers Girl, The United Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, John Ashley, Irene Thomas, Goodman, George Murphy   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Prisoner of Swing Vitaphone Short Leon James, Hal Leroy, Frankie Manning, Al Minns   1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Private Buckaroo Universal Pictures Jivin' Jacks and Jills Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Public Jitterbug #1 Vitaphone Short Hal LeRoy and Betty Huton Swing to Tom Emerson's Hillbilly Sextette
  1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Radio City Revels R.K.O. Tiny Bunch, Dot Johnson, Eddy Davis, George Greenridge, Frankie Manning, Jewel Mcgowen, hw, Ann Miller, Whitey's Lindy Hoppers Lindy Hop 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Readin' Ritin' And Rhythm R.K.O. Lucky Millinder, Don Byas, Short film,  (Eight Raggle Taggles: New Jersey Winners?), Lindy Hop 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Ride 'Em Cowboy Universal Pictures Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Dorothy Dandridge, Three Congeroos,   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Ringside Masie ??? Roy Lester and Ann Sothern   1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Rock a Bye Baby Vista Vision Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell Jitterbug 1958
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Rock and Roll Review Studio Films Honey Coles and Cholly Atkins (Tap) , Tap 1955
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Rock Around the Clock Columbia Pictures Lenny Smith, Lou Southern, Freda Wyckoff, eb, ld   1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Rock, Rock, Rock Columbia Pictures Alan Freed, Tuesday Weld, ECS,   1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Rock you Sinners ??? Early European East Coast style Jitterbug Jive Jitterbug 1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Roxie Hart 20th. Century Fox Ginger Rogers, Black Bottom 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Running Wild Universal Pictures Gil and Nicki Brady, Lennie Smith, Lou Southern   1955
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Saludos Amigos Disney Joe Carioca, the Brazilian Jitterbird   1953
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sally Swing Paramount Pictures Betty Boop throws a Swing Dance, Introduces Sally Swing Jitterbug 1938
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Savoy Ballroom Exhibit Home Film (Prelinger) 1939 New York Worlds Fair Lindy 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat Animated Racial Slurs and Sterotypical racist scenes Lindy Hop 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sepia Cinderella Herald Pictures Tondaleyo, Lindy Hop, Tap, Lindy Hop, Tap 1947
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Sensations of 1945 United Artists Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Irene Thomas, Johnny & Jenny Duncan, Bertha Lee
Jitterbug 1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Shag, The Movie MGM / UA Thigpens, Kenny Ortega   1988
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Shake, Rattle and Rock United Artists ??? Jitterbug 1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Since You Went Away M.G.M. Shirley Temple, Nazimova, airline hanger scene Jitterbug 1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sing a Jingle Universal Studios Dean Collins,   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. The Sky's The Limit  ??? Fred Astaire, Joan Leslie    1943
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Sonny Watson & Tracy Adams US Open '87 Sonny and Tracy do fast West Coast Swing & Flying Lindy - US Open Showcase clip. West Coast Swing 1987
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sophmore Swing [Musical Short] Vitaphone Short Harvest Moon Ball dancers   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Spirit of the Dance [Newsreel] Paramount News Harvest Moon Ball Lindy Hop 1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Spirit Of Youth, the A Harlem Studio Big Apple Dancers Lindy Hop 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Springtime in the Rockies 20th. Century Fox Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen, Betty Grable, Cesar Romero   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Stage Door Canteen United Irene Thomas, Arthur Walsh, Jack Arkin, Ray Bolger, George Raft, Gypsy Rose Lee, Bands Jitterbug 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Stalag 17 Paramount Pictures (choreo by ernest lazlo)   1953
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Stand Up and Cheer 20th. Century Fox Maxie Dorf, Mary McCasslin, Lolly Wise   1938
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Start Cheering Columbia Pictures Arthur Murray Dancers, Maxie Dorf & Mary McCasslin, Lawrence 'Lolly' Wise
AM Shag, Tap, Big Apple, Cutaway 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Stomping at the Savoy T.V. ??   199?
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Stormy Weather 20th. Century Fox Nicholas Brothers, Lindy Hop  Lindy Hop, Tap 1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Strike Up The Band M.G.M. Lolly Wise, louise decamp, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland   1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sugar Hill Masquerade Soundies Whiteys Lindy Hoppers, Lindy Hop 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Summer Stock ??? Dick Humphreys, Gene Kelly and Judy Garland, ECS East Coast Swing 1950
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sun Valley Serenade ??? Nicholas Brothers, No Swing dance, Benny Goodman, Tap 1941
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Sunday Sinners Timeless (haven't seen this one, Harlem Movie, Lindy Hop) Lindy Hop 1940
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing ??? (Harlem, Tyler twins dancers) Lindy Hop, Tap 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Cat's Jamboree ??? (features Louis Prima and Dancers)   1938
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Swing Fever M.G.M. Lenny Smith, Jean Phelps-Veloz, Donald Gallagher, Johnny Duncan, Jay Eaton,   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing High ??? -   1930
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Hostess ??? -   1944
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Hotel ??? John & Edna Torrance (Not Seen!!!)
  1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing It Professor ??? -   -
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Kids Hollywood / Touchstone Otis Sallid, Ryan Francois, Lindy Hop (Too Many To List)
Lindy Hop 1992
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Parade of 1946 ??? -   1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing School ??? -   1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Shift Cinderella
??? (Animated)   1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing Street (Maybe called Copacabana) (TV: Barry Manilow Special (Big Fun)   1988?
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swing, Swing, Swing Vitaphone Short (Swing and Collegiate Shag scenes)   1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swingers Miramax (very little dance), Lindy Hop Lindy Hop 1996
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swingin' The Dream  ??? -   1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Swinging the Blues ??? (???? swing clips)   19??
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Symphony of Swing ???  available on Swing Swing Swing Collegiate Shag 1939
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Tabby The Cat  ??? Dean Collins   1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Talk of the Town [DVD] Columbia Dean Collins,   1942
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Teenagers at the Junior Prom Monogram Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen. (See Junior Prom)   1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Texaco's Swing into Swing ??? (Television show)   -
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
Texas Tommy (=2 clips) ??? unknown dancers   1928
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. That Certain Feeling Paramount Pictures Gil and Nikki Brady   1956
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. The Big Apple ??? Arthur Murray Big Apple Dancers   1930s
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. The Spirit Moves Mura Dehn Savoy Ballroom Documentary. Lindy Hop 1950
Viewable thru a Youtube Video Pop-up window.
The Call of the Jitterbug AMC TV Documentary on the Jitterbug. Jitterbug, Lindy Hop 1980s
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. They All Kissed The Bride Columbia Dean Collins,   1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Thrill of A Lifetime M.G.M. ??? (Big Apple Scene), Daniels & Matthews   1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Till the End of Time RKO Lenny Smith, LA dancers, Chor by Dean Collins, Guy Madison, Jean Porter,   1946
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. To Hell and Back ??? (Short swing scene)   1955
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Triple Boogie ??? -   1948
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. True to the Army Universal Pictures Jivin' Jacks and Jills Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Trumpet Serenade Universal Pictures Jivin' Jacks and Jills Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Tuxedo Junction ??? Lenox Hoppers Lindy Hop -
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Twice Blessed M.G.M. Hal Takier & Alice Scott, Lenny & Kay Smith, Wally & "Mousie" Albright, Freda Angela Wyckoff, Bob Ashley, Chuck Saggau Jitterbug 1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Two Shadows Vitaphone Short ??? Big Apple 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Untamed Youth Warner Brothers Frieda Angela Wyckoff, Joe Lanza, Gil and Nicki Brady   1957
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Varisty Show ??? Buck and Bubbles, Betty & Tommy Wonder Jitterbug , Tap 1937
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Vitaphone Public #1 Vitaphone Short -    -
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Young Ideas M.G.M. Dean Collins, Jewel McGowen   1943
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Youth On Trial ??? (good Swing dance scene)   1945
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. What's Cookin' ??? Jivin' Jacks and Jills Jitterbug 1942
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Wizard of Oz. (Cut Scene) ??? (cut Jitterbug Tree Scene! - Not in Movie release) Jitterbug 1939
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Woody Herman and His Orchestra Vitaphone Short Hal & Honey Abbott Lindy Hop 1938
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. World Series of the Dance Paramount News 1946,   Various
Pop Up not available at this time - were working on adding it. Zoot Suit [DVD] M.C.A. Olmos (El-Pachuco), Salsa, Latin Swing Jitterbug 1981
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