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(Dance Video's Back In the Day!)
Shorts, Newsreels, Panorams!

Not just Swing Dance. Information Listings on The Who, What, Where, When of Cinema Shorts, Newsreels, Panorams etc. regarding Dance, Dancers or Dancing. Many of these were the dance instructional videos of the day. Plus 'Watch the clip' if available. Note: Actors/Performers may be listed instead of dancers if no info on dancers.

Cabin In The Sky DVD: (Lindy Hop) Hellzapoppin' DVD: (Lindy Hop, West Coast, Conga) A Day At The Races DVD: (Lindy Hop) Rock Around The Clock DVD: (Vintage West Coast Swing) Jammin' the Blues DVD: (Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag) Don't Knock The Rock DVD: (Jitterbug,, East Coast Swing) Living It Up! DVD: (Vintage West Coast Swing) The Big Apple DVD: (Big Apple) Don't Knock the Twist DVD: (The Twist)

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Soundies Title Studio Dance(s) Dancer 1 Dancer 2 Dancer 3 Information Viewing Length Date
14th Aussie Jazz Convention! Cinesound Jitterbug Various Dancers ---- Cootamunda More-Info Watch Free 3:32 Mins. 1959
A Foxtrot Pathe Foxtrot Flora Lee Breton Cecil Reuben ---- More-Info Watch Free 002 Mins. 1920
Another New Dance Craze Pathe Hippy Hippy Shake | Hitch-Hiker | The Blues | The Surf Various Club Dancers ---- ---- Paris, France Watch Free 0:52 Mins 1963
Argentine Tango Pathe Tango Pat Sykes Maxwell Stewart ---- More-Info Watch Free 3 Mins. 1928
Argentine Tango Pathe Tango Flora Hart Ramon Cortez ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1930
Baltimore: Latest Steps Pathe Baltimore, the Beryl Evetts & Barrie Oliver Phyllis Haylor & Alec Millar Pat Sykes & Maxwell Stuart | Molly Spain & Frank Ford ---- Watch Clip 5:00 Mins. 1925
Baltimore, the Pathe Baltimore, the Jose' Lennard Santos Casani ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1928
Batman Goes Au Go-Go Cinesound Go-Go dancers ---- ---- ---- Tony Murphy's Nightclub Watch Free ---- 1960's
Bavarian R & R Championships Pathe Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- Munich, Germany Watch Free 0:48 Mins. 1959
Be Bop French Championships Movietone Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- Winter Palace: Lyons Watch Clip 083 Mins. 1960
Best Ever Rock & Roll Pathe Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- Hamburg Rock'n'Roll Dance Contest Watch Free 52 Secs. 1956
Big Apple Paramount Charleston | Jitterbug | Lindy | Peckin' | Shag Shine | Suzy-Q | Truckin Various ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 0:53 Secs. 1937
Black Bottom Pathe Black Bottom Maia and Mertho ---- ---- French Watch Free 1:30 Secs. 1927
Black Bottom Pathe Black Bottom Harry Pilcer Jenny Golder, Mrs. ---- French Watch Free 3:21 Mins. 1927
Black Bottom In France Pathe Black Bottom Mildred Melrose Rogers Galaise Maia - Myrtho More-Info Watch Free 2:00 Mins. 1927
Championnat National du Twist Movietone Twist Contestants Teenagers ---- Belgium|Brussels Watch Free 2:25 Mins. 1962
Charles Step, the Pathe Ballroom Jean Mence Santos Casani ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1932
Chelsea Arts Ball Mixed Various Dances | Chestnutt Tree | Jitterbug 1922 | 1923 | 1926 | 1927 | 1929 | 1932 | 1935 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1951 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1957 | 1958 | 1964 Albert Hall | New Years Click date for clip Varies 1922-64
Chopsticks Dance! Pathe Chopsticks Dance | Tinikling Wendy Edwards Men Playing Bongos Men moving the sticks More-Info Watch Free 2:44 Mins. 1960
Dance Compilation 1 Pathe Ashanti dancers | Hawaiian | Burmese, Thai or Indonesian | Lindy Hop | Scottish country dancing | Twist Various Dancers ---- ---- Harvet Moon Ball Watch Free 2:53 Mins. 1940-60
Dance Compilation 2 Pathe Africa dancers | Ballroom | Lindy Hop Various Dancers ---- ---- Harvet Moon Ball Watch Free 13:24 Mins. 1950-59
Dancing 1950's: Jiving Pathe East Coast Swing | Jive Various Dancers ---- ---- High School Dancers Watch Free 2:04 Mins. 1950's
Dancing Teenagers Pathe Unknown | Some Kind of Jiiterbug?: Maybe a 'Couples Locomotion' All Girls Only ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 5:00 Mins. 1963
Dancing Tips Pathe Ballroom Phyllis Haylor Alec Miller ---- Instructional Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1926
EMI Go-Go Dance Finals Pathe Go-Go Dance | 60's Fad dances Contestants: Angela | Brenda Marshall Chris (male) | Gill | Jean Monro (1st) Jeanie | Julie | Ross | Susan Ogilvey | Tina UK Contest Watch Free 8:00 Mins. 1960's
Empire Girls Pathe Group | Tap Empire Girls, the Leslie Sarony ---- More-Info Watch Free 4:00 Mins. 1931
Fan Dance in USA Movietone Fan Dance Fan Dancer ---- ---- Dance, Some Controversy Watch Free 1:01 Mins. 1940's?
Flat Charleston Pathe Ballroom | Charleston | Foxtrot Jose' Lennard Santos Casani ---- Foxtrot Variation Watch Clip 2:43 Mins. 1927
Folk Dance Festival Movietone Clog | Folk Dance | Sword Loftus Sword Dancers Jackie Toaduff | Royal Ballet School Portugese dancers Albert Hall, UK Watch Free 6:21 Mins. 1930's?
French Tango Pathe Tango Barbara Miles Maxwell Stewart ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1927
Great Briton Rock 'n' Roll Championships Pathe Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Contestants / Maurice King & Pat Storer William Oakes & Thelma Johnson winners: Oakes & JohnsoN Location: Lyceum Watch Free 1:27 Mins. 1961
Hamburg Gets The Jitters Paramount ---- Contestants ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1952
Harlem Bound Vitaphone ---- ---- ---- Mentone Comedy #4 ---- 20:00 Mins. 1935
Harlem Hoofers Fry Their Corns Paramount Lindy Hop Various Lindy Dancers ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1938
Harvest Moon Ball 1 Movietone Jitterbug Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball Watch Free 3:07 Mins. 1940's
Harvest Moon Ball 2 Movietone Jitterbug | Shag Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball Watch Free 1:35 Mins. 1940's
Harvest Moon Ball 3 Movietone Jitterbug Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball Watch Free 0:48 Mins. 1940's
Harvest Moon Ball 4 Movietone Jitterbug Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball Watch Free 0:50 Mins. 1940's
Harvest Moon Ball 5 Movietone Jitterbug | Couples Conga Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball Watch Free 1:30 Mins. 1941
Harvest Moon Ball 6 Pathe Charleston | Lindy Hop Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball Watch Free 0:54 Mins. 1950
Harvest Moon Madness -? ---- Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvest Moon Ball ---- ---- 1951
How To Do The Big Apple Paramount Big Apple dance & others ---- ---- ---- Instructional ---- ---- 193?
It Takes Hot Dogs to Win LindyHop Pathe News Jitterbug | Lindy Hop Contestants ---- ---- Harlem Dancehall ---- ---- 1931
It's Swing Ho: Come to Fair Paramount Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1939
Jitterbug Movietone News Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 8/26/1937
Jitterbugs Movietone Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- Worlds Fair Watch Free 1:06 Mins. 1930's
Jitterbugs and Jives! Pathe Jitterbug | Lindy Hop Contestants ---- ---- Australia Watch Free 1:23 Mins 1944
Jitterbugs in Locarno Movietone Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- Streatham Hill, Locarno Watch Free 1:23 Mins. 1950's
Jitterbug Jamboree Pathe Lindy Hop Contestants HMB ---- ---- Harvet Moon Ball Watch Free 0:52 Mins. 1938
Jitterbug Mania! Pathe Jitterbug | Lindy Hop Contestants ---- ---- Cincinnati, Ohio Watch Free 1:19 Mins 1939
Jive Introduced Pathe Jitterbug | Jive Mavis Sutton & Tony Jackson Norma Cave & Jack Orton-Smith ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1943
Knees Up Mother Brown Dance Movietone Knees Up Mother Brown Dance Demo ---- ---- ---- Watch Free 1:09 Mins. 1940's
Lambeth Walk Pathe Lambeth Walk ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1938
Lambeth Walk: Nazi-Style Cinesound Lambeth Walk Nazi Soldiers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:13 Mins. 1941
Latest in Dances: The Charleston Pathe Ballroom | Charleston | Foxtrot Barbara Miles Maxwell Stewart (Stuart? ---- Foxtrot Variation Watch Free 1:36 Mins. 1925
Latest In Dancing Pathe Bossa Nova | Locomotion | Madisison | Slop ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:00 Mins. 1962
Le Ballet Africains Cinesound Ballet Various Dancers ---- Sydnet, Australia More-Info Watch Free 1:26 Mins. 1965
Little Eva: Locomotion TV: Big Beat Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:44 Mins. 1962
Miss Flying Feet Pathe Charleston Bee Jackson ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 1:54 Mins. 1925
Movietone Jitterbug Movietone News Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 9/1946
Murry's Club Pathe ---- Rodney Hudson Dancers | Deloris Sarroni Sisters | Mary Stewart Marjorie Pointer- ---- Watch Free ---- 1941
New Creole: Dance Doings Pathe New Creole Dance Masters of America Pick ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 1:41 Mins. 1931
New Dance, New Club Pathe Golly Dance | Jitterbug Golly Dance Demonstration ... a Line Dance ---- Location: Kilt Club, Briton Watch Free 1:55 Mins. 1963
New Tango Pathe Tango ---- Santos Casani ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1931
News Briefs - German Jitterbugs Movietone Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- ---- Watch Free 0:35 Mins. 1950's
No Color Bar! Pathe Ballroom | Jitterbug | Mambo Various ---- ---- Lambeth UK sponsers Mixed race dance Watch Free 1:41 Mins. 1955
Old Boston A-Jive with Jitterbugs Paramount Jitterbug | Jive ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1938
Old Time Dancing Movietone Shoe Maker, the (Danish) | Ballroom | Lancers ---- ---- ---- Blackpool Ballroom Watch Free 2:36 Mins. 1930's?
Palais Glide Pathe Palais Glide ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Clip 3:00 Mins. 1938
Public Jitterbug #1 Vitaphone Jitterbug Hal LeRoy & Betty Huton ---- Emerson's Hillbilly Sextette ---- ---- 1939
Real Argentine Tango Pathe Tango Constance Seymour Andrea Mezza ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1924
Real Black Bottom Dance Pathe Black Bottom Mildred Melrose ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:00 Mins. 1927
Red Ballet Goes Rock Pathe traditional Russian dances | Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Igor Moiseyev Russian dance company ---- Paris, France Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1962
Rock & Roll British Championships Movietone Jitterbug Contestants 1st: #10 Bill Walder & Maria Vostius ---- London Watch Free 1:34 Mins. 1950's
Rock n' Roll Championships of Great Britain Pathe Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Contestants Eric Winward & Sheree Bates (Winners) Jill Ireland (Judge) Location: Lyceum Watch Free 1:55 Mins. 1962
Rock & Roll Dancing Movietone Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Contestants HMB HMB Footage ---- More-Info Watch Free 0:31 Mins. 1950's
Rock & Roll Hits Sydney Pathe Rock & Roll | Jitterbug Contestants ---- ---- Sydney, Australia Watch Free 1:45 Mins. 1956
Rock & Roll Vienna Championships Movietone Jitterbug | Rock & Roll Contestants ---- ---- Vienna Watch Free 1:32 Mins. 1950's
Rock und Roll Marathon Pathe Rock & Roll | Jitterbug | Marathons Tony Kaye & Josephine Jenkins, Glyn Lloyd & Linda Jones Carl Marriot & Pauline Lee | John Lloyd & Sheila Stevens Maria Hunt (Bare Feet) & Derek Marriot Winners: Tony & Josephine, Glyn & Linda Watch Free 1:45 Mins. 1960
Rocking The Boat Movietone Bop | Jive Various Boppers ---- ---- Almost all Tuck-Turns Watch Free 12:15 Mins. 1950's
Roof Dancing By Equilibrists Movietone Sky Scrapper dancing Ben Vox Betty Vox ---- London, Main Street Watch Free 0:40 Mins. 1940's?
Russian Dancers: Georgia Ensemble Movietone Russian Sword Dance Georgia Ensemble ---- ---- Sword Dance Watch Free 1:49 Mins. 1930's?
Sandra's Jive Dive Movietone Jitterbug Sandra Tetlow Various Teens ---- More-Info Watch Free 1:00 Mins. 1960's
Siegfrieds Line Dance Movietone Lambeth Walk Various Dancers ---- ---- Variation of Lambeth Walk Watch Free 0:53 Mins. 1940's?
Skirt Dancers Movietone Skirt Dance Madge Crossland ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 0:32 Mins. 1910's?
Slow Foxtrot Pathe Foxtrot ---- Santos Casani ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1931
Something New in Cabarets Pathe Group | Acrobatic | Apache | Ballroom | Charleston | Tap Rodney Hudson Dancers | Dorothie Willard Tallulah Bankhead | Jan & Janette Jules Andre & Felicity Garratt | Wendy Toye Cunarder R.M.S. Berengaria Watch Free 5:00 Mins. 1927
Sophmore Swing Vitaphone Lindy Hop Harvest Moon Ball ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1939
Spirit of the Dance Paramount Lindy Hop Harvest Moon Ball ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1948
Sugar Step Made Easy Pathe Sugar Step Dance Jose' Lennard Santos Casani ---- More-Info Watch Clip ---- 1928
Tango Steps Pathe Tango Jose' Lennard Santos Casani ---- More-Info Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1924
Teenage Party Movietone Jitterbug Various Teens ---- ---- ---- Watch Free 0:59 Mins. 1960's?
This Was Yesterday 2 Pathe Ballroom | Black Bottom | Charleston | Some Kind of Glide | Tango | Waltz | Dance Marathon Santos Casani & Jose Lennard Victor Sylvester Mr. Miller | Calris Mayne London, Palladium Watch Free 7:18 Mins. 1920's
Tracey and Hay Pathe Acrobatic Bessie Hay Sid Tracey ---- London, Palladium Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1940
USO Dancers Movietone News Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 3/17/1942
Venice Beach: Balboa Universal Balboa | Bal-Swing | Shag Hal Takier & Betty Rose (Takier) Dick Landry Genevieve Grazis & Jack Helwig More-Info Watch Free 4:12 Mins. 1938
Vitaphone Public #1 Vitaphone ---- ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- ----
Will the Tango Come Back? Pathe Tango Barbara Miles Maxwell Stewart (Stuart? ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:25 Mins. 1925
Will Old Tyme Dances Mop the Floor? Movietone Step Dance Waltz | Ballroom ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 1:20 Mins. 1925
World Latin Dance Championships Movietone Lambeth Walk Bobby & Bill Irvine (1st) Michlin & Rojai Raneau (sp?, 2nd) ---- Variation of Lambeth Walk Watch Free 2:07 Mins. 1940's?
World War II: Dancing Movietone Palais Glide | Ballroom | Jitterbug Various Dancers Servicemen ---- UK Dance Hall Watch Free 4:11 Mins. 1940's
World War II: Homefront Movietone Jitterbug | Shag | Truckin Various Teens Bobbysoxers ---- UK Dance Hall Watch Free 2:04 Mins. 1940's
World War II: Winchester Movietone Ballroom | Jitterbug Various Dancers Servicemen ---- Winchester Watch Free 1:35 Mins. 1944
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